Is your garage in need of some of some maintenance or repair? Maybe you have decided to spruce it up a little or are even considering turning that unused garage space into extra living space? Whatever the case, most of these jobs can be done by a DIYer with the right tools to get the job done right. Here is some of what you may need.
Are you planning an outdoor party at your home this year? Although you may not need a permit to hold the event on your own property, it never hurts to let the neighbours know of the up and coming event … you know, so they can put their wheelie bins over their driveway to stop people parking across it! If you are expecting a significant number of guests or are worried about “ring-ins” on the night, pre-registering your party with the Party Safe initiative and using the resources they provide can help to set expectations about the party. When planning for the atmosphere of the party however, here are some simple ideas which can contribute to the success of your party.
If you’re new to the process of paving, you might be wondering what kind of tools you’ll need to get the job done. Fortunately, you can do most paving projects with a few basic tools however chances are you won’t have all them in your garage or garden shed. With that said, here are some equipment items which should be considered get the job done properly.
Getting a great result with your home decorating can seem intimidating but with some patience, the correct approach and the right equipment, you can achieve professional looking results. Below are a few suggestions to help you in the process of freshening up or transforming your space without breaking the bank … or your back.
Are you among the growing number of DIYers who are just itching to get going on that new project around the house? If so, you may be wondering what tools and equipment you’d need to get the job done. Whether it’s landscaping or laying a new timber floor, specialist equipment is often required.
W hether landscaping a back yard, renovating a home or working on a commercial building site sometimes you don’t have as much space to access the property as you’d like. Many large equipment items used for building works such as digging, transporting or lifting are wider than gap between the building and the boundary fence or neighbouring property.
This is when knowing what equipment options are available will potentially save you significant labour hours, undue physical strain and improve work efficiency. Here are some examples of the types of equipment suitable where narrow access is causing problems.
Whether at work or at home there may come a time when you need to reach a high area with no other plausible way to access it except for using an elevating work platform (EWP). But what kind of lift is right for the job you are doing? If you aren’t quite sure, check out the most popular lifts for hire at Centenary Hire and you’re sure to find a solution to get the job done safely and efficiently. Also, all the EWPs in this article can be operated without high risk work license, once you have received proper instruction or training and are competent.
For many households, Spring Cleaning has become something of a passion for homeowners. Over the years, the nature of spring cleaning has changed quite a lot. It wasn’t long ago that spring cleaning was something most of us would reluctantly do only out of necessity.
Now, however, being responsible adults, spring cleaning has become one of the most important dates in our calendars. When spring cleaning is done right, it can bring enormous benefits to homeowners. Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can make the most out of your next spring clean.
Fifteen years ago on any given weekend in spring or summer, you would be likely to hear the unmistakable sound of a nail gun echoing across the suburbs. Thud, as the nail was hammered home in one shot and hiss, as the air was expelled from the chamber. Replacing or erecting a new timber paling fence was a task that many confident, and some not so confident, DIYers would attempt to finish in a weekend.
If you’re a professional contractor or a DIYer, knowing which type of grinder you need for a particular project can be a challenge considering all the different options on the market. But once you have the basics down, finding the machine that will work for what you’re trying to do should be a breeze. Here is a rundown of the different types of floor grinders on the market and how they should be used.
Hand Held Grinders
Hand held grinders will usually be used for smaller grinding applications such as between doorways, short joins in slabs which have become raised, against walls or in hard to reach areas. Typically hand held grinders will be either a 175mm Surface Grinder or a 125mm Surface Grinder . Both of these are very aggressive and are suitable for light levelling work, surface cleaning and coating removal … even epoxy!