Tape measure tricks for amateur Handymen

Consider yourself an amateur handyman (or woman)? How are your tape measure skills?  Surprisingly, a tape measure is one of the most practical inventions ever, full of hidden features you probably never knew existed that will make the odd DIY home improvement job so much easier! Leah from See Jane Drill has enlightened us with [Read More]

Your guide to house maintenance

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If you want to keep your home in good condition, a diligent house maintenance routine is essential.  Investing time, money and effort in regular maintenance and odd jobs is a much better option than having to deal with costly, unexpected repairs.  To help you stay on track, we’ve put together a guide to house maintenance. Image [Read More]

Studio apartment inspiration

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Studio apartments are no longer a trade-off of ‘space for city’.  Photography is a wonderful source of interior design inspiration for a studio apartment.  Here’s some visual inspiration to lust over. Source: Brit + Co Industrial studio apartment inspiration Exposed brick, concrete, pipes, tiles, or any kind of material that is structural or functional is begging you [Read More]

How to make an outdoor playground at home

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Growing up with a spacious backyard to play in is a glorious memory from the childhood of many lucky Australians.  If you had a sandpit, cubby house (DIY with help from Dad, of course) or trampoline, you were probably one of the most popular kids in the neighbourhood every afternoon after school.  Thanks to the internet, technology [Read More]

Wall shelving ideas

If you don’t have spare cupboards or a lot of space, utilising shelves becomes important for decorating and storage. There are so many different styles of shelves that will fit within your decor. So, we’ve put together an inspiring collection of wall shelving ideas, using different materials that can be used to construct wall shelving [Read More]

Beautiful bathroom shelving ideas

Looking for inspiration to solve a storage issue and enhance your bathroom design?  In addition to some great ideas we have on how to plan your bathroom design and small bathroom design, we’ve collated some beautiful bathroom shelving ideas for you to enjoy. Source: Bodie and Fou Mounted bathroom shelving Create a great looking storage [Read More]

How to organise your garage

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How does your garage look? Messier than it should or perhaps you can’t even get a look because there’s so much stuff piled up. If any of these apply to you (go on, admit they do!), then we’ve got some handy tips on how to organise your garage and make it a room you’re not [Read More]

How to prepare your home for selling and moving

If you’re putting your home on the market, there are a number of things other than paperwork that you’ll need to do in preparation for selling and moving. Source: The Everygirl Focus areas The front door Great first impressions matter.  Make sure the entrance to your home is clean, tidy and looks nice.  Gurnie the [Read More]

Laundry organisation and storage tips

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The laundry is usually one of the smallest spaces in your home, so to optimise it’s functionality, it pays to be super smart with how you set it up.  Here are some clever laundry organisation and storage tips. Source: Decorating Your Small Space Floating shelves DIY floating shelves are an easy and inexpensive way to [Read More]

Home Staging Tips When Selling Your Home

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If you’re thinking about taking advantage of the current real estate market, it’s important think about how your house currently presents itself. Home staging can mean all the difference as you aim to appeal to the emotional feelings of potential buyers. Staging your home can make all the difference when you’re hoping to get a [Read More]

Top renovation mistakes to avoid

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It doesn’t matter if you’re going down the DIY path or hiring an expert – no amount of experience is going to guarantee a completely seamless, stress-free renovation. If you’re considering renovating, whether be to ‘flip’ a place, or enjoy it for yourself, here’s a list of top renovation mistakes to avoid. Renovating on impulse [Read More]

Small bathroom design ideas

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The bathroom is one of the most versatile rooms to design in a home, but it can be a challenging task when space is a hot commodity. In addition to some great ideas we have on how to plan your bathroom design, we’ve pulled a few small bathroom design ideas together to help you make the most out of [Read More]

Kitchen Island Design Ideas

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A island bench in the middle of the kitchen is one of the most desirable features in a home. It’s true that some kitchen island design ideas are only feasible in a larger space, but there other variations that can work in smaller kitchens too. We’ve pulled together inspirational kitchen island designs that could easily [Read More]

Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Summer

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Summer has already been teasing us with its warmer weather and longer days. But whilst you might be ready for summer, your home might not be. Swapping the flannelette sheets is a great starting point, but for a refreshed home for summer make sure you follow these tips. Flooring changes You wont need those woolly [Read More]

5 Top Flooring Trends for Home Design

The right flooring will set the tone for any space that why you should always favour quality and designer options. Carpet Court has the top flooring and home design trends and tips to help you decide which style is best for your space. It’s about general styling with the addition of new colours and textures. [Read More]

Clever Storage Tips Ahead Of Your Spring Clean

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Are you planning a big spring clean, but have no idea where to store all of your winter and autumn stuff? You are not alone! A recent poll conducted by online homewares retailer TheHome.com.au shows that 68 percent of Australians don’t think they have enough storage in their homes. “Lack of storage is very common, [Read More]

DIY Ideas For Your Small Bathroom

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Apartment bathrooms are often small with little to no storage, but something about this compact area definitely makes it easier to navigate. Better yet, the smallest of changes can make the biggest impact to your small bathroom. If you’re looking for a pop of colour, better practicality and something a little different in your bathroom [Read More]

9 Amazing Garden Shed DIY Ideas

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Your backyard needs as much love as the inside of your home, so it’s important to look after it with regular maintenance. With a lawn mower, hedge trimmer, shovel you’ll need a garden shed to store all your equipment which can be secured and safe from little hands. Garden sheds can come in all shapes [Read More]

15 Ideas With Pallet Furniture

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Seats, tables, beds, you name it; can be made from recycled pallets. Traditionally used in shipping and airfreight, smart DIYers have been turning these pallets into furniture for homes, restaurants and offices. Source: Scrap Hacker WHY? In addition to looking cool, pallets are cheap and with a bit of know-how can be made as almost [Read More]

Home Renovation Ideas Under $150

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We all know home renovations are rarely cheap, so when the time comes to refreshing your home we’re all guilty of trying to cut corners, or just putting off the inconvenience of it all for as long as possible. However, affordable home renovations can be easily done if have a bit of inspiration and not [Read More]

Removing Wallpaper Tips and Tricks

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Wallpaper removal is definitely not a fun task at all, but sometimes it has just got to go. There’s no need to stress about how it’s going to come off because we’ve looked at all the removing wallpaper tips and tricks for you. Source: Blenture Now you just need to put aside a weekend to [Read More]

DIY Home Renovation Hacks

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Home renovations don’t have to be costly or require handyman help because making the smallest of changes can make all the difference. You can also go at your own pace with DIY home renovation projects by tackling one room at a time – not to mention the costs it will save you. However there are [Read More]

Kitchen Home Improvement Ideas

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Source: Iconic Home Design It’s said that the heart of the home is the kitchen. This couldn’t be truer with the kitchen being the place where people gather to eat, talk and socialise together. As an important area of your home, you’ll want to make sure that you’re comfortable using the space to cook up [Read More]

Cheap Home Renovation Ideas

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Home renovations will transform your house into more liveable modern space and better yet it will also add value to your property. If there’s a lot of work to be done, home improvements can cost a lot and not everyone can afford to spend thousands on a new kitchen or knocking out walls. However there [Read More]

Best Handyman Tools For 2015

Looking to upgrade your handyman shed with some new tools? We’ve collected the latest tools available to bring you the best handyman tools to start 2015. No handyman task on Airtasker will be too big with this equipment in your tool box. Hybrid Shoplight You can shine light in any direction with this world first [Read More]

Handyman Christmas Gift Ideas

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With plenty of presents to buy at Christmas time, it can be hard to think of gifts people truly need. If you’ve got a DIY fan or handyman in the family, they will agree that you can never have too many tools or equipment. Regardless if it’s the latest gadget or a replacement, you can’t [Read More]

Price Guide: Airtasker Tasks

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Not sure what to price an Airtasker task? We’ve put together a clever cheat sheet so you know exactly what to budget for and set the price of your next task. This makes it simpler and quicker to post a task. Please note: The amounts below are just a rough guide to get you started [Read More]

Meet Our Top Handymen

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There’s no shortage of Handyman tasks on Airtasker ranging from basic light globe changes to building decks from scratch. We’ve handpicked a couple of outstanding Airtasker’s who between them have completed over 153 tasks mainly helping people with odd jobs around the house and garden, so it’ll be easy next time you need to find [Read More]

How To Wall-mount Your TV

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You’ve purchased your new TV and bought the bracket but stuck wondering how to mount the TV on your wall. Well here’s a handy guide of important steps not to skip when mounting it on your freshly painted wall.

Top 5 Handyman Tips

Top 5 Handyman Tips

Some people are born with handyman skills, others have great mates to help out and if you’re like me I try to tackle things myself. But what seems like a simple fix often goes from bad to worse, sometimes much worse.