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Hi! My name is Gary and this is my home and garden improvement blog. My passion for working on my home and garden began when I bought my first house. It was a run down little place in the suburbs of Sydney. Even though the place was in a bit of a state, it was in a fantastic location. I spent many hours reading up on DIY and gardening tips before setting about improving the place. It was a lot of hard work but it was also a lot of fun. I learnt a lot during that time so I decided to start this blog.



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Great Home and Garden Improvement Tips

    Do you have a wasp nest?

    There are two types of wasp in Australia: the European wasp and the English wasp, both of which have been introduced to the country. The English wasp is found mostly in Victoria but the European wasp can be found in Victoria, Tasmania, Sydney and some parts of New South Wales. It can be scary to discover you have a wasp nest in your house or garden. Each nest can contain thousands of wasps and they can be aggressive during the spring and summer.

    The Different Types Of Ice Machines

    Ice machines are widely used and are generally expected in bars and restaurants. They're used in a variety of ways from the traditional drinks cooling, displays and cooling of raw meats. Deciding to buy an ice machine can be confusing because of the different configurations of ice machines.   There are currently three main types of ice machines. These are modular, countertop dispenses and under the counter. Each has its own specific uses and attributes that make it more suitable for certain environments.

    Energy Efficiency | 3 Tips To Prepare Your Home For Intelligent Air Conditioning

    You've finally decided to indulge in air conditioning for your home. But that also means an increase in your energy bills. Australian Bureau of Statistics data reveals that the average Australian household spends nearly $39 per week on energy bills--that's a whopping $2028 per year, when you consider fifty-two weeks in the year. While air conditioning has almost become a necessity, you can take steps to ensure that you use energy efficiently.

    Four Tools To Consider For Waterproofing Your Basement

    Deciding to waterproof your basement on your own isn't as drastic as you may think. With the right tools and the right waterproofing agent, you can protect your basement as part of a weekend project. You may have already purchased the waterproofer and a few paint brushes. Before you get started though, you should consider these four additional tools that can make the project run more smoothly and ensure that the area is up to professional standards.

    Essential Steps to Maximise Your Home's Kerb Appeal

    Home-owners spend a huge amount of time improving the inside of their home to enhance its appearance, but what can be done to improve your home from the outside? The exterior will be what visitors or prospective buyers see first, so it is important that their first impression of your home is a positive one. How your property looks from the outside is known as kerb appeal, and there are a few ways in which you can improve this to create an attractive and welcoming home.

    All Locked Up: How To Use Handcuffs Safely

    Whether you are using them for a prank, fancy dress, a protest or Fifty Shades-style romance, commonsense and safety should be your primary concerns when purchasing and using handcuffs. Choosing Handcuffs   Whether you buy your cuffs online, at a novelty store or from an adult outlet, there are a number of options to suit your needs. Especially if you are playing a prank, such as at a bucks party, consider the health and comfort of the "

    How to Fix Warped Timber Bi-Fold Doors

    Timber bi-fold doors are usually used for closet doors and they function well. The only problem is that since they are made of wood, over time they can start to warp. Fortunately, you can easily fix your doors by yourself . All you need to do is follow the simple step-by-step guide and you will be on your way to perfectly working timber bi-fold doors in no time. Before you start, you will need the following items: