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Makeover an old chair

Old Chair Makeover

Paint and upholster mismatched chairs for a pretty seating arrangement. You will need Tools steel ruler G-clamps jigsaw scissors staple gun paintbrush Shopping List newsprint crayon 6mm Supawood rubble bags cushion stuffing batting Chalk paint in the colour of your choice Sealing wax masking tape Step 1: Make a template of the seat of your…

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Tips and tricks to keep your tools in tip top shape

Ensuring that your tools are in good condition is an investment you’ll never regret. While cleaning your tools can be a tiresome process, keeping them stain free and well-maintained can be a rewarding experience as your tools will last longer. Here are some tips on how to correctly maintain and store your tools: Hand tools…

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DIY Budget Basics

Looking to improve your home without destroying your bank balance? We know that home improvement doesn’t come cheaply but it’s an investment that can increase the overall value of your property. Here are some tips on creating a DIY project budget: Create a list of exactly what materials and tools you will require for your…

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Pro Painting Pointers for the DIY enthusiast

Why get a professional painter to paint your home when you could save money and Do-it-Yourself? Here are a few tips, tricks and hacks to give your home a professional-looking finish at half the price: Tip 1 Use masking tape over areas you don’t want to paint on for a neat finish. Tip 2 Use…

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Tips to Do-it-Yourself but Do-it-Safely

Basic knowledge on Do-it-Yourself (DIY) safety is important when tackling any DIY project as it can be quite a risky task if you are not careful, especially for a beginner. It’s important to consider the risk factors and the safety measures that need to be taken before working with power tools, toxic building materials, electricity…

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