Inspection and maintenance each spring and autumn can prevent most serious gutter problems. You may need permission from you local council and/or water and power authorities before work is carried out, and we suggest you make contact before you start your project. Tools Required Whisk Broom Extension ladder String Line Hammer Level Always keep tools and …
Worm farms are a simple way of recycling fruit and vegetable scraps into highly fertilised soil (castings) for your garden. As your farm grows your garden will blossom from the enriched fertiliser and you will have a good source of bait for when you go fishing, once the gardening is done! You Will Need Drill and bits …
Timber decking is a great way to enhance the aesthetic attraction of any home, garden or building. However if your deck has been exposed to harsh weather conditions and is looking faded, splintered and warped, then it is time to restore its appearance by cleaning and sealing.
The patio or deck planter box is an attractive decor item that can be used indoors or outdoors.
Retaining walls can make a spectacular improvement to the outside appearance of your home, adding interest and individuality. Treated pine logs let you create landscaping with flair and originality, while retaining the strength and practicality that is an essential requirement of an outdoor building material. Preparation and Planning Landscaping your garden by building a log …
Are aphids wrecking your houseplants or your garden? Learn how to destroy them effectively with simple household products.
Grass grub are the larvae of the Tutaeruru beetle Costelytra zealandica. The grass grub is found throughout New Zealand and is considered to be New Zealand’s major pasture and lawn pest. The cost to New Zealand’s agricultural industry is estimated at $90 million a year in lost revenue.
Installing a clothesline will conserve energy, save you money and give your clothes a fresh outdoor smell without heating up your house. Find out how to install your own with this handy guide.
Now that your child is starting to crawl and curiously explore, it’s important that you child proof your house. Children spend most of their early years learning and growing up in the confines of the house. They cannot see hazards or know what danger is so it’s up to you to protect them.
Depending on the type of metal surface you wish to paint, whether interior or exterior, different surfaces require different paint products, pre painting treatments and painting techniques. This ensures the most appropriate treatment for each surface whether inside or outside the home and on all sorts of surfaces. Find out the best paint for the job with this handy article.