5 Projects That Will Add Resale Value to Your Home

Dec 25

5 Projects That Will Add Resale Value to Your Home

It’s holiday time! And what better excuse do you need to get stuck into some much-needed home improvement! Whether it’s something you’ve been wanting to do for ages, but simply haven’t had the time, or whether you’ve finally decided to put your home on the market, there are number of projects you can easily tackle on your leave that will not only give your...

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Why Handyman Services Prefer to Rent – Rather Than Buy – Their Equipment

Dec 18

Why Handyman Services Prefer to Rent – Rather Than Buy – Their Equipment

While the latest drill to hit the stores may have caught your eye, it doesn’t make sense to pay a whole lot of money for a piece of equipment you will, at most, only use a few times a year. Unless you regularly use a particular tool, it is worth considering the benefits of being able to rent tools before you commit yourself to buying something you will regret. The...

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Hammer Drill or Impact Drill – What’s Best for Your Project?

Dec 11

Hammer Drill or Impact Drill – What’s Best for Your Project?

When it comes to buying a drill, you have to consider what the drill is going to be used for. When it comes to certain tasks, there may definitely be various as well as better options for the job. It may even be a good idea to contact a drill hire company to test the range of drills available. That will save you the expense of buying one that may prove not be...

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A guide to preventing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Dec 10

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome is a serious condition that occurs in workers who were operating heavy machinery such as chainsaws, grinders, impact drills, concrete breakers and rammers, as well as other power tools that vibrate when in use. One of the ways to prevent HAVS is to ensure that power tools used for construction are in great condition and well maintained,...

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How to Erect a Garden Fence

Dec 04

How to Erect a Garden Fence

It is easy enough to erect a garden fence on your own – and benefits of a fence can be immeasurable! From giving you the privacy you want and desire, to helping to keep your kids and pets off the street, they can make a huge difference to your home and garden. All you need is a bit of time, patience and a few basic DIY skills and tools, and you’ll be A for away....

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How to keep a building site well lit – and why

Dec 02

Health and safety are of vital importance on building sites, and this should include providing adequate construction site lighting. When you are working towards a construction deadline, outside of daylight hours (such as early morning or late at night) or if building or renovations is taking place indoors or in areas with poor visibility, lighting is absolutely...

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Safety advice for when you’re working at a height

Oct 24

Many construction jobs require work that is done at a height – either on scaffolding or on tall step ladders. That safety is a real concern is an obvious fact. Apart from the risk of employees falling off of scaffolding or ladders, there is also the risk of objects falling from height and injuring people working below. Plus, South Africa has strict safety...

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