DIY Tips and Building Advice Blog

Articles and blog posts related to building supplies, diy tips and advice and home renovations.

DIY Bathroom Renovations

There are a lot of affordable bathroom DIY options available if you search carefully. It’s amazing how much a new bathroom can lift the appearance of a home and also your mood early in the morning at the start of every day!

What Paint Should I use?

Paint comes in various finishes, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. These are:

Matte finish: Also known as flat finish or wall paint, this type of interior paint has a matte or non shiny surface that is great for hiding small wall bumps, cracks and other imperfections. You can touch up scratches and marks seamlessly with this type.

Exterior Renovations

DIY renovations are popular for a number of reasons, but often they are an inevitable reality for homeowners who stay in their home for a long time and for those that can only afford to buy something that is old, out-dated or run-down. Renovations are a great way to improve the style of a home and to make it look and feel modern and fresh.

How to Build a DIY Deck

How to Build a DIY Deck Building a deck in your backyard is a great way to improve the appearance of your home and extend its living space. It will make outdoor living more enjoyable when the ground...

How to Repair Holes in Plaster Walls

A common problem that people face when undertaking a home DIY project is repairing holes in plaster walls.

Regardless of the age of your home, before any renovation or simple repaint job, you will inevitably find cracks or holes in walls and ceilings. Sometimes these are caused by the house shifting slightly over time, a bad-tempered husband, or

Reducing Water Wastage

If you are looking for a home DIY project that will save you money, consider installing a water-saving shower head. Water shortages throughout Australia have caused local councils to enforce tough water restrictions

Kitchen Appliances

Choosing the right kitchen appliances can be tricky. There are so many brands out there and the prices can vary quite significantly. It is wise to select trusted brands that have a good reputation and have been on the market for long enough to really stand the test of time. Check online reviews from customers who have bought the appliances to see how they have rated them.