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Easy DIY Fly Screen Door Repairs for Your Rental Home

The time has come to move out of your rental home and the last thing you need is to lose some of your bond money because of some minor damages that are easily repairable. One of the most common tasks that need attending to are fly screen door repairs. Fly screen doors are often damaged due to general wear and tear or particularly if you have a furry friend living with you. Thankfully, fly screen doors are super-easy to repair so keep on reading if you’d like to know how!

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19 Easy & Affordable Updates You Can Make to Any Rental Kitchen

Does your rental kitchen inspire you to eat out rather than dine in? Just because you’re renting doesn’t mean you can’t have the kitchen of your dreams! Your dream kitchen needn’t cost thousands of dollars or require a team of tradesman. With these simple, affordable and ingenious tips, you can transform a lacklustre kitchen into a gastronomic inspiration!

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23 Easy House Decor Ideas PERFECT for Rental Properties

Finding the perfect rental property is a painstaking task. You spend hours, scouring all the real estate websites looking for the perfect property that’s in the ideal location, that feels homely and is priced within your budget. It’s like searching for a unicorn that poops golden nuggets! But a rental property doesn’t need to tick all those boxes when you can easily transform any house into your perfect home with these cheap, simple and ingenious house décor ideas.

How to Make a Terrarium with Stunning DIY Examples

A terrarium is the perfect gardening solution for any us that don’t have the time to maintain a traditional garden. They’re not only substitutes, though; a unique set of terraria makes for a breathtaking addition to any indoor space. Not to mention that they practically take care of themselves; there are famous stories about terrarium plants thriving for years without any maintenance! So, keep on reading to learn how to make a terrarium for your home.

How to Clean Silver WITHOUT Nasty Chemicals

Since ancient times, silver has been a valuable precious metal that has been, and continues to be, used in several applications, including dining utensils and jewelry. It is beautiful, strong and relatively lightweight. However, its beauty does not last forever except under extremely sterile conditions, so it’s important to know how to clean silver to keep it sparkling like new.

DIY: How to Clean a Front Loading Washing Machine

When you open your clothes dryer’s door, you naturally expect to enjoy the scent of freshly laundered clothes. However, when your favourite-smelling laundry detergent and fabric softener scents are replaced by the putrid, musty smell of mould, your first inclination may be to immediately toss the entire load back into the washing machine.

How to Fix a Zipper: 11 Annoying Problems & Solutions

For more than 120 years, zippers have been helping keep pants and dresses in place and fastening bags and purses. The handy edge-to-edge closure they provide has a lot of benefits over, for example, buttons. The gaps created by buttons or snaps always pull apart under pressure. These convenient tools work amazingly well – until they don’t. A broken zipper quickly goes from convenience to hassle. Or in some cases even a literal pain in the neck when back zipper catches skin or hair. If you’re struggling to pull a broken zipper together or reset some zipper teeth, here’s 11 ways on how to fix a zipper to get you back on track.

How to Remove Scratches From Glass: 4 Easy Ways

There is nothing more frustrating than buying a brand new glass coffee table to see only moments later the appearance of a scratch. Very easily done, scratches in glass can really damage the overall look – even if it’s only the size of a fingernail, for some reason it stands

How to Clean a Burnt Pot: 7 Easy Methods

Cooking can be fun and therapeutic, but we know as much as anyone how boring the cleaning part can be. Because of this, we’ve tried to prevent the pot (and the delicious food inside) from getting burnt. We kept an eye on the stove, but there was always something that took our attention away, and those few moments of distraction spelt disaster for our cookware. Being the simple humans that we are, we’ve burnt more pots than we care to count. They’ve taken us hours to clean with elbow grease alone. That time, however, gave us a chance to think about better, simpler solutions for how to clean a burnt pot.

How to Clean Grouting for Squeaky Clean Bathrooms & Kitchens

t’s one of the most common enemies of bathrooms and kitchens. Tiles with dirty, discoloured grout. Even the word seems to have a military-style personality all of its own. It’s tough and immovable so you need to know the best way how to clean grouting.

Grout is a porous material, most commonly cement, that fills the cracks and spaces between tiles. It makes your walls, floors or backsplash solid and smooth and enhances the appearance of your tiles. The downside? Because it is porous and often light in colour, it stains easily from kitchen spills and bathroom soap. It collects dirt, likes mould, and it’s hard to clean.

How Long to Cook a Roast Chicken for a Fool Proof Roast Every-Time

Roast chicken is a staple of the modern diet and something that brings families closer together. With that said, there’s considerable confusion about how to cook it properly and for how long. In this post, we’re going to take a look at the different methods for roasting chicken as well as how to get perfectly crispy skin and oodles of flavour! By the end of this post, you will know exactly how long to cook a roast chicken for!

What EXACTLY is Fair Wear and Tear for Rental Properties?

If you’re a long-term renter, you know the drill. You hand over a big wad of cash as a security deposit to your landlord, sign the relevant documents, and then move in. At first, the deposit seems like a good idea. You pay some money to your landlord upfront, and