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Tape A Tube In Your Rubbish Bin Can To Prevent Stuck Bags

When your garbage bag gets too full, it can create a vacuum that makes it difficult to remove the bag. To counter this effect, tape a tube to the inside of the can. This helps keep air flow going to the bottom of the can so the bag won’t get stuck.


Beware These Common Repairs When You're A First-Time Home Buyer

Owning the home comes with a lot of responsibility. And first-time buyers are often caught of guard by the maintenance and repair issues that can pop up within the first few years of owning their home. Here are a few of the most common.


Know Where Your Money Goes During A Kitchen Remodel To Keep Costs Down

The average cost of a major kitchen remodel is $US56,768, according to Remodeling Magazine. You could possibly control costs during your remodel by knowing where the money goes and how your choices affect the final cost.


How To Deal With The Frustration Of Moving Back In With Your Parents

Most of us don’t like the idea of moving back in with our parents. There’s a lost sense of independence, a feeling of defeat and, of course, the stigma. If you’ve moved back in with your folks, here are a few ways to make the transition as smooth as possible.


Build Custom Pegboard Tool Holders To Organise Your Wall Storage

Pegboards are handy tool organisers — everyone knows this. But they can hold much more than you think. Here’s how to build custom shelves and tool holders that will expand the functionality of your pegboard.


Add Tie-Down Points To Any Car With Simple Nylon Straps

If you’ve ever had to awkwardly tie a mattress, kayak or anything else to the top of your car, you know what it’s like to wish you had a secure place to tie the thing down. Luckily, all you need is some nylon straps, and you can give your car some secure tie-down points.


Install A New Belt Drive Garage Door Opener For A Quieter Experience 

Waking up the household with a noisy garage opener when you leave early for work or get in late at night is a bummer. Install a new belt-drive model and enter stealth mode when operating your garage door.


Keep Unexpected Guests From Noticing Messes By Not Pointing Them Out

When you’re hosting someone in your home, and you didn’t have much time to prepare for their arrival, you might feel the urge to apologise for the state your place is in. Here’s why you shouldn’t.


How To Choose The Right Paint Brush For Your Next DIY Project

Painting your interior walls is an easy, popular way to customise your space. Anyone can do it, but results may vary based on the type of brush you use. Here are some things to keep in mind when choosing the right paint brush for your next DIY painting project.


The Complete Guide To Moving House [Infographic]

There’s so much stuff you have to do before and after you move to a new place. This exhaustive checklist from Barratt Homes will help to make the transition easier.


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