Drilling a Borehole: 2 Things to Consider

If you are carrying out construction work and need to drill foundations, you may be wondering what actions you can take to prevent your drills from becoming stuck in the borehole. Below is a guide to some measures you can take to prevent your drill head from being stuck. Consider the Ground Conditions Because the head of a drill can become extremely hot during the drilling process, the majority of bore drills use a water pump to cool the moving parts down. Read More 

4 Types of Bedroom Closet Doors to Consider

If you are currently remodeling your bedroom, you might be interested in updating your closet by changing the doors. The following options are ideal for a closet with a wider width instead of a walk-in closet with more depth, though you can definitely use them for any type of bedroom closet. Bi-Fold Closet Doors This is a great option when you want more of a traditional look to your closet, but you don't have a lot of space in front of the doors. Read More 

How to Naturallly Banish Smelly Drains (and When You Should Be Concerned About the Smell)

Once something is washed away down a drain, it should be gone. You certainly don't want to be reminded of whatever might have been washed away by a lingering odour. But this is an annoyingly common matter with household drains. Sure, there are many chemicals that will deodorise your smelly drains, and yet perhaps you would prefer a more natural solution? An unpleasant lingering odour can quite easily be banished using products you probably already have at home, although there are also times when a lingering odour can be a sign of a more serious plumbing problem. Read More 

Two Tips for a Safe Renovation Project

If you're planning to renovate your home, it's important to ensure that you do so in a safe and sensible manner; construction work of any kind brings with it a whole host of potential hazards, which could cause damage your property or put you or your renovation team at risk of injury. Here are two tips for a safe renovation project. Take precautions when tackling electrical work A typical renovation project may involve hammering nails into, or even tearing down, walls, behind which lie a large number of electrical cables. Read More 

DIY Guide for Repairing Small Cracks in Plasterboard Ceilings

Plasterboard ceilings are a common feature in most old houses as well as some modern homes. The presence of small cracks in these ceilings is often one of the earliest signs that the plaster is deteriorating. It is important to patch up the cracks as soon as they begin to show. The good news is that repairing small cracks in plaster is a DIY-friendly job. Here is a basic repair guide for homeowners who would like to fix the small cracks in their ceilings by themselves. Read More