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DIY Dishwasher Tablets Clean Your Dishes On The Cheap

You could save money making your own dishwasher detergent. If you prefer dishwasher tablets over the liquid kind, take a look at these simple instructions.


What Are The Best Multipurpose Plants To Have In Your Garden?

There are many plants that are useful for more than cooking or decorating. For example, many common herbs have health benefits, and they’re easy to grow. What multi-use plants will you have in your garden this spring?


Top 10 Things You Can Do With A Slow Cooker That Don't Involve Food

The Crock-Pot (or slow cooker) is a wonderful appliance for hands-off cooking, but the gentle, slow heating process can also be used for other things unrelated to food. Here are 10 other uses.


Plump Up Saggy Couch Cushions With Just A Few Buttons

Saggy, uneven cushions are a natural part of an old, comfortable couch. That doesn’t mean you can’t spruce them up though. Give your couch a new lease on life and a fresh look by sewing on a few extra buttons, available for a dollar or two at your local craft store.


The Best Way To Close A Paint Can Without Making A Mess

After a long day of careful and deliberate painting, the last thing you want to do is get paint in places it’s not supposed to be. This easy trick will ensure that paint doesn’t go shooting everywhere when you close the lid.


How To Maximise Your Shopping At Home Improvement Stores

Any budding DIY enthusiast or homeowner can tell you that they spend a lot of time at places like Bunnings. Shopping at big box stores can be a frustrating experience, from trying to locate a single item to finding someone who can answer a basic question. Here are some tips for making the most of your visit to these home improvement behemoths.


Easily Change The Colour Of Your Dishwasher By Flipping The Door Panel

You might not have to buy a brand new dishwasher or get a special door panel kit to make your dishwasher fit in more with the rest of your kitchen. Many dishwasher panels are reversible.


Feed Plants With Leftover Cooking Water

Just a quick PSA: The next time you boil (or steam) vegetables, eggs, or pasta, don’t pour the leftover water down the drain. The water could benefit your garden or household plants.


Five Basic Hand Stitches You Should Know For Repairing Your Own Clothes

There’s no need to spend money when you can fix something yourself. If you’ve popped a button on your shirt, worn down a hem on your pants or busted a seam in your dress, these five hand sewing techniques can help you fix things in snap.


What's The Worst Home Improvement Disaster You've Had To Deal With?

Few home improvement projects go as perfectly as planned, and sometimes they turn into expensive disasters. Whether it was a DIY project or you hired a contractor, come share your tale of woe with us.


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