• Home Improvement

    5 Tips for Fixing a Blocked Drain

    Each household has multiple drains that get used for a variety of purposes — including those that they shouldn’t — when they are only made for draining water. Incorrect use can sometimes lead to blockages, so if you’re someone who has find themselves in a bit of a pickle, check out some great tips below to clear your pipes. 1. Check the Pipes What better way to attack a problem than to go right to the source? Pipes don’t always run in a straight line, and the U-bend underneath your sink can attest to that! These can store things like food and hair, and over time this will build up…

  • Around The House

    5 Ways To Keep Your Tools Protected While On The Job

    It pays to look after the tools of your trade – they can cost a fortune and losing them can be a huge inconvenience. Whether you’re on the road or on a job site, here are five ways to keep your tools protected at work. Insurance Like any business asset, your tools should be insured for loss, damage and theft. Losing your tools is an inconvenience which costs you time and money, while buying them outright all over again can be a massive expense. A host of insurance companies will provide coverage but it’s worth going with specialists likelike Tradewise Insurance who cater specifically to the needs of tradies. You…

  • Home Improvement

    6 Ways to Take Care of Your Tools

    Proper care and maintenance of your tools can help them live a long life. It can be expensive to purchase new tools, so it makes sense that you want to keep them in good condition for as long as possible.  Here are a couple of ways to easily take care of your tools. 1. Keep Them Safely Locked Away If packing the tools into the shed each night, then loading them into the car each morning isn’t the solution you are after, fear not. There are options for keeping your tools safely stored. Look for a quality service body, such as those found at XL.com.au. Storage systems offer lockable compartments…

  • His Gift Ideas

    7 Unique and Unusual Presents For Dad

    Are you looking for the perfect gift for your Father for his birthday? Dads are usually the hardest to buy for. What do you get the guy who just buys whatever he wants anyway? The trick is to get him something he never thought of before. Here are a few different ideas of what to get your dad for his special day, or any other day of the year. Personalised tools Generally speaking, a lot of Dads love tools. They love being able to build, or fix anything and everything, no matter what. A personalised gift can go a long way to winning over any dad. Companies like Personalised Favours…

  • Outdoors,  Parenting

    Get Your Kids Outside to Play This Summer #OutToPlay

    This post was sponsored on behalf of CLIF Kid via One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own.     I recently learned about the CLIF Kid Come Out to Play campaign and must admit I was excited to share this with my readers. Over the last few weeks, my Twitter feed has been full of parents’ complaining about bored kids. The truth is I have had my own fair share of my own kids telling me they are board! The truth is I will never understand how kids are bored in this day of time! They have everything! The truth is summer is the best time of the year…

  • Around The House,  Home Improvement

    Storage Solutions to Try in Your Home

        Every house needs more storage. Humans have a great tendency to accumulate stuff, and all that stuff need to go somewhere. Here are some storage suggestions you might like to try if your possessions are getting out of control. Think Outside the Box… Boxes are great and the default, go-to storage system for many families, but they often take up the most volume and can be the bulkiest to move. Bags and softer storage containers can be manipulated to fit into smaller, more oddly-shaped spaces, meaning a more efficient use of space. Even better are vacuum storage bags, especially for items like seasonal clothes and bedding. Puffy winter…