Category Archives: Maintenance

How to Get Lighting Into Your Work Shed

Weston Lakes/ February 3, 2017/ Maintenance

Many homes include a shed of some kind in the backyard that can be used for storage, gardening or as a work shed for various hobbies or projects around the house.  These sheds only have one thing wrong with them – apart from being too small – and that is no lighting.  If you get a Perth electrician to add lighting, you’ll be able to get a lot more use out of that shed.

Smaller sheds often don’t even have a window to let light in, making it really difficult to find what you want and to keep the shed tidy, let alone dodge spiders. Instead, you tend to stand at the door and throw things in, hoping they’ll land somewhere you can find them next time they are needed.  If you installed lighting you could have a tidy shed that will fit more in because you’d be able to see well enough to add some shelves or hooks on the walls.

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No-Stress Property Maintenance

Weston Lakes/ August 6, 2016/ Maintenance

In many homes stress is elevated to an almost unbearable level when any handyman job is getting done. This is partly due to the fact that the Perth handyman may not really know what he is doing and so it takes longer to complete the task. The household is usually in turmoil until it is all finished and cleaned up and everyone can relax and enjoy some peace and quiet.

In some cases the stress comes about because the home handyman makes a mistake that then has to be fixed. This can be a really expensive mistake such as a break in the plumbing behind the wall, that calls for a professional person to repair it.

Since doctors now understand that stress is what causes a variety of other illnesses, it is far better to have a professional handyman come in to do your maintenance, repairs or renovations. Not only will they be in and out of there really quickly, having handled the job in next to no time, they will not make any stuff-ups and cause even more problems. If they do, they will repair it without added costs to you.

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When You Need to Hire a Professional Handyman

Weston Lakes/ July 21, 2013/ Maintenance

Many people save money by doing repairs and renovations on their home themselves. After all, some of those jobs are fairly easy and it doesn’t take too much skill or effort to learn how to do them properly. But there are times you really do need a professional on the job because it is easy to mess it up and that will end up costing you more in the long run. So how do you know when a professional handyman is needed? Here are some ways to tell.

  • If the job requires specific tools that you don’t have. Yes, you may be able to hire the tools, but if you don’t have them it’s almost certain that you have never used them before and so won’t be proficient in their use. This can lead to costly mistakes, or doing a job that looks amateurish and may have to be done again. Not cost effective.

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Make Your Bathroom Luxurious with Carpet

Weston Lakes/ June 12, 2013/ Maintenance

Nearly every bathroom has tiles on the floor as this seems to be the accepted norm. The trouble is that tiles are very cold. And they are hard if you happen to take a tumble when getting out of the bath or shower. If you are into renovating your bathroom, you may want to consider using special carpet in there rather than tiles, especially if you are a mature aged person.

You might think that an expert carpet cleaner, like  www.brilliancecarpetcleaningperth.com.au would find it difficult in the bathroom because of all the water likely to get on it. But when you have no children in the house, you can be more careful to reduce those kinds of spills. In addition, you can still have a rubber-backed bath mat to step onto from the shower. This will leave your main carpet dry and easy to vacuum when necessary.

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