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Always Grill In A Well-Ventilated Area

Grilling Safety Tips for Your Outdoor Living Area

As outdoor cooking areas and patios become more and more popular, families are spending more time hanging out and preparing meals around an outdoor grill. While grilling season may be slowing down, there’s no reason to forget how to safely prepare a meal on the grill. This is especially important when it comes to outdoor patios and grilling areas because when there is a lack of rain, the leaves, trees and grass becomes very dry making them more prone to catching on fire. Here are some timeless tips for handling propane grills.

Kitchen Fitting

How to: Fit Your Own Kitchen

Fitted kitchens cost a small fortune, and with good reason. Fitting a kitchen from scratch is a lot of work, and requires careful measuring, cutting, and planning. Most people don’t have the time or the tools required to fit their own kitchen, however, if you are a DIY enthusiast, there are a lot of jobs that you can do yourself which can greatly reduce the cost of remodelling your kitchen.

Handy Tools

Handyman in Training: 5 Steps Towards a Handy Future

Ever wanted to fix a doorknob or patch a hole without having to hire expensive help? You’re not alone. Many people don’t want to take the chance of striking out on their own. It’s understandable, given a loyalty to a trusty handyman or fear of risking further expenses and personal safety. However, in today’s economy especially, learning a new skill is always a smart idea. How can you minimize your risks? Use our checklist to get ready. Learn how to find your handy spirit with these 5 simple steps:

No Home Is Complete Without A Hammer

The 12 Essential Tools That Every Homeowner Should Have

Every home should have a basic set of tools. From putting up shelving and pictures to replacing washers and fixing guttering, a basic tool-kit will allow you to tackle the majority of home repairs that may occur throughout the year. Tools can be expensive, and good tools don’t come cheap, but it’s worth spending the […]

Women with Tools

Five Tools Every Woman Should Own

Times have changed and women have every opportunity to do things just as well as men do; so why does it seem that men still run the power tools? Well, that doesn’t need to be the case. Often times, women simply don’t know where to start when gathering tools of their own so here’s a simple list of beginner tools. If you still need some advice on which type to get, you should go to a local hardware store and ask an associate which tools are best for you. Don’t forget to research coupons, some tools can be a bit pricey.

Renovating On A Budget

How to Renovate on a Budget

Home renovating is not something to do on the cheap. However, having a budget is not the same as being stingy. When homeowners think about renovating, they typically conjure up images with teams of contractors walking in and out of their house, tools and materials in-hand.

But “renovation” is not the same as “rehabilitation”. Renovating simply means updating a space. Whereas rehabilitation often requires extensive demolition, followed by new interior and/or exterior reconstruction. With this is mind, you can be more confident about renovating on a budget.