Category Archives: DIY/Home Improvement

7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Junk Removal Company

Accumulating junk is a natural part of everyday life. That is why junk hauling services are in demand these days. They provide a convenient solution to one of the most dreaded tasks for every homeowner, cleaning and hauling away trash. Since there are many junk removal companies available, how do you choose a reputable one? Naturally, you do your research first. You must start by asking the right questions, especially if it is your first time using a junk removal company. Does

Find a Home Loan in Canberra

Australia is no stranger to mortgage brokers, and in 2019, it’s one of the most common ways that a person looking to buy a home - whether it be their first, second, third, or simply someone looking to refinance their current mortgage – can get a home loan quickly, efficiently, and practically hassle and worry free. There are numerous benefits in finding a home loan in Canberra, and because of this, it is essential that you have a good mortgage broker in order to do so. But what do you look

Termite Treatments for New Home Construction

It is estimated that termites damage approximately 600,000 homes in the US every year. Of course not all of these are destroyed but this does demonstrate the scale of the issue. If you discover you have termites then don’t delay; get it treated by your local exterminators as quickly as possible.
New Construction Termite Treatment
If you’re building or buying a new home in an area that is known to be termite friendly; particularly if it is damp and moist; then you need to find out if any termite

Building a dome shelter on your land

If you have a large piece of land, a farm or are even working for a prolonged period on a building site, there sometimes comes a point where you could do with some extra space. The extra space can be used for protecting vehicles and tools from the elements, as well as also provide you a secure storage facility to make sure everything can be kept safely.

The cost of building a permanent structure often prohibits building something from conventional materials, so what alternatives is there that

Self Sufficient Living With Containers

If you’re looking to save the environment; save cash and get off the grid, then you should be looking at shipping container uses for home and office. Take a look at these three self-sufficient shipping container constructions.


Image by Jim Dickson via Flickr
Home Number 1
Bill and Roseanne Glennon, a couple from Canada took to building their dream home – made from 30 used shipping containers. The sea-can home has gained a lot of interest from tourists and designers alike. But the