People’s thoughts about lawns can be a funny thing… which one are you?
“As long as my front lawn looks good, it doesn’t matter if the back lawn is a dust bowl.”
“The neighbour mowed their lawn, now I have to mow our lawn.”
“If I keep my lawn looking good, it will distract people’s attention from the appearance of the house.”
“I love my lawn so much I want a photo with the mower on my wedding day!”
“Stupid lawn! How much does concrete cost?”
Regardless of which one, in this quick guide, we’re going to suggest how to make the most of your existing lawn, and how to keep the grass greener on your side of the fence … front yard, back yard or both!
Are you getting ready to move house and the reality of the situation, along with all the hard labour that goes with it, is starting to sink in? Moving house is time-consuming and often back-breaking work and the last thing you want to do is rush the process and run the risk of damaging or breaking your possessions in the process. This is exactly why so many people make use of trolleys. Unsure of what trolleys would make the most sense for your move? Here’s a look at some of the most common options out there.
Kerb appeal can seem like one of those mystery things that a home either has or doesn’t have. Perhaps your own home started out with some great kerb appeal, but over the years it seems to have faded and now it’s no longer the house you would take a second-glance at. So how do you get that kerb appeal back? How can you spruce it up and have it looking lovely again? Sometimes all it takes is a thorough clean.
The 14″ Compact Floor Saw has a powerful 8.5HP Honda engine driving a 350mm (14″) concrete or bitumen cutting blade and at only 54kg is easily transported to the job site. With an extendible rear axle for extra stability, a winding handle for accurate & consistent depth control and a cutting guide out front to help keep your lines straight, this could become your new favourite piece of time saving hire equipment.
Have you got a pick and shovel in your garage or garden shed? How would you feel about pulling them out to dig a trench? It sure sounds like hard work … and that’s because it is! I would happily assume that this scenario was a significant contributing factor to the development of the first trench digging machine. As is the case with machinery, once the concept has been developed, many variations become available for different circumstances. Below are a few examples of how trench diggers are commonly used.
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.
In 2018 the Hire & Rental Industry Association of Australia (HRIA) celebrated its 50th Convention. By many who attended this convention, the format was seen as a strategic change in the way that the HRIA delivered both services and value to it’s members.
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.
Has the recent wet weather washed your storm water drains clean or has it revealed some sort of obstruction? When the garden hose and broom handles don’t get the water flowing again, consider some of the equipment which will give you a much better chance of success. All require a little bit of elbow grease but are not difficult to use.