DIY Birthday Decoration Tips

Birthdays are a great time of the year for most of us, celebrating life in all its glory, looking back to the years we lived among our kind and enjoying the attention and love of friends and family. The organizational details surrounding such an event however can be quite too much for most of us, so we will cover a few ways you can handle them with DIY solutions that work well.• Decor for your birthday will need to catch the attention with brighter colors, making sure it stands out from the ordinary looks of a home. Sometimes even simple plastic utensils and plates used in brighter, bolder colors can make a huge difference in the mood you're creating.• Something else you can make use of to place your very own personal touch in everything you do is to create your custom invitations for the party. You can use cardstock, a marker and some scissors and a handful of DIY crafting supplies paired with your imagination and you will create a completely unique and personalized se…
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Top 5 Advantages of Using Colorbond Roofing

When it comes to replacing your old roof, you might be faced with quite a few choices but nowadays it is best for homeowners to opt for Colorbond Roofing. An old traditional style tile roof, after it overstays its welcome, should definitely be replaced instead of you climbing up, trying to repair it, and injuring yourself in the process. Colorbond roofs are cost effective as well since they don’t have to be replaced as often as tile roofs, so in the long run; you are making a great investment for your home.There are quite a few benefits of installing Colorbond Roofing such as: Strength & Durability These roofs are available in a corrosion resistant steel base with a baked on paint finish that can withstand peeling, cracking, scratching, and chipping. Due to the addition of steel, long life performance is a guarantee. Special “weather tight” technology has been used to protect against extreme and harsh weather conditions. Some areas are overrun by rodents and pests, bu…
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End of tenancy cleaning – the DIY route

Has your tenancy lease come to an end and is it time to pack up and move to new accommodation? The stress of moving can be overwhelming along with check out fees that you may have agreed to in your contract with your landlord or estate agent. The terms of nearly every contract will include an end of tenancy cleaning, which when using professional cleaners can be really expensive! Appreciating everyone’s need to save a penny here or there, we’ve compiled a Do-It-Yourself guide so you can take care of your own end of lease cleaning. If you follow every step you can be sure to leave your old rented accommodation spotless!An end of tenancy cleaning is by no means a simple task, which is why so many tenants forfeit doing the job themselves and just agree to pay a cleaning agency. You’ll need to consider all aspects that must be properly cleaned, from the skirting boards, to the microwave and even the blinds, window frames and lighting fixtures! When handing over your keys you mu…
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DIY remodeling furniture

Remodeling your existing furniture is a cheaper option than buying new. It is also a good way of reusing items rather than buying new. There are lots of ways to create a new look to you furniture in your home. If you have a lot of items that need some love and attention, then try to salvage them and save some money. You could also keep your eye on second hand shops and bric brac sales for items that can be renovated. Some can be done by yourself other may need some professional guidance, but it is a great way to be different. Here are some remodeling ideas to improve the appearance of your home furniture.Furniture gets a lot of use. Items such as wooden table and chairs can be easily spruced up by either staining, varnishing or painting. If you attempt to repair you will need to prepare the table which usually means sanding down the table and chairs and either varnishing or staining with a cloth. Painting a varnished table will need a little more work as you will have to us…
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DIY Cleaning Products You Can Try Today

Go and take a look at all your cleaning products – how many of them have words like ‘dangerous’, ‘irritant’, ‘corrosive’ or other similarly dire warnings imprinted on them? Wouldn’t it be better if you could clean your home using less of these undeniably toxic chemicals? Well, using a few simple recipes, mainly made of materials found around your home or available cheaply at most corner shops or supermarkets, you can do so easily today. Not only are these home-made cleaners safer for those living in your house, they are also better for the environment and cost you less money; so why not make the switch?Surface Cleaner1 Tablespoon of white vinegar mixed with 1 tablespoon of water makes a great chemical free surface cleaner for all bathroom and kitchen surfaces. For more difficult house clearing chores and matters, with caked on grease or dirt, simply put the mix in a microwavable bowl and heat it up for a minute before putting back into a spray bottle and spraying onto t…
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