For this post we’re going to have something a little different, to the tune of a Q&A session with one of my building labour subcontractors, Bob (yes, many people do indeed refer to him as “Bob the builder”). So anyway, Bob shadowed a property consultant for whom we complete a lot of building and design work for, this after he challenged the property consultant to spend a day doing what he thought was a much harder job than that of “running around and managing properties for clients, and stuff!” [Read more…]
Will we ever run out of great things to do with paper bags? Probably not – crafting experts across the world continue to find new ways to repurpose these fantastically versatile and eco-friendly items, and one of our new favourites is the paper bag scarecrow. [Read more…]
Over the years, Samsung has been a complete force of nature in the TV manufacturing industry, but nowadays the South Korean powerhouse has had everyone’s eyes on the Samsung Frame TV. While most TV manufacturers have developed Smart TVs of their own, Samsung sets itself apart from the pack for reasons including quality, durability, and speed.
If you consider yourself a handy homeowner, then you may find yourself looking for ways to spruce up your home with do-it-yourself projects around the house. One versatile material that is emerging as a sought after trend is reclaimed wood. Reclaimed wood is as exactly as its name implies: previously-used wood that has been processed into new uses. However, modern processes to “produce” reclaimed wood include: [Read more…]
Although woodworking is one of the most popular hobbies, it is also known to be quite dangerous if safety rules aren’t adhered to. The kind of tools and equipment used on woodworking can be hazardous if operated incorrectly or without taking the appropriate safety precautions.
From the smallest of houses to the most magnificent mansions, one quintessential piece of furniture is common; the sofa. So much of our time is spent in the living room and this makes the sofa one of the most vital features of your house. The couch can be one very nice place to crash out on whether it’s that siesta time, a movie night, a lazy weekend or even a catch-up session with old biddies. Not only do sofas provide comfort but they also are appealing to the eye. [Read more…]
If you have any outdoor space surrounding your home, using this space can be a great way for you to spend time outdoors and enjoy the atmosphere of nature without really having to leave home. However, the potential upkeep of these areas and the allure of being inside your home can make it hard for many people to truly take advantage of the outdoor space they have on their property. If this sounds like an issue you’ve been struggling with, here are three things you can do that will encourage you and your family to make better use of your outdoor space and improve that area for yourself. [Read more…]