How to Build Raised Beds for Your Garden

Jun 18

How to Build Raised Beds for Your Garden

Raised garden beds are becoming increasingly popular – and it’s not hard to see why. Not only is it easier to tend to plants in a raised garden bed (because you don’t have to spend so much time hunched over), but the water drains faster after it rains and the soil heats faster during the warmer months. A raised garden bed is also ideal for small spaces where a...

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Get to Know Your Saw and Cutting Equipment

Apr 25

Get to Know Your Saw and Cutting Equipment

Are you a hobbyist looking to invest in or rent cutting equipment? If so, it’s time to familiarise yourself with the different types of saw and cutting equipment available, and what it can be used for. We investigate below. Power Cutter When it comes to cutting equipment, power cutters are the cream of the crop. They have been designed to cut through strong...

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How to Choose the Right Concrete Mixer for Your Project

Apr 15

How to Choose the Right Concrete Mixer for Your Project

While not all construction projects, whether professional or home-based, call for a concrete mixer, there are many instances that you won’t be able to do without one. The good news is that it is quite easy to find a quality concrete mixer for hire at a reasonable price from TALISMAN. Here are tips for choosing the right cement mixer for your project, ensuring that...

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How to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

Feb 19

How to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

If you are to make the highest possible profit on your home, you will need to get it looking its best before putting it on the market. Luckily, with the right construction equipment on hand, such as floor sanders, you will be able to do exactly that. Here are our top tips. Paint  It really is amazing how much of a difference a new lick of paint can make when it...

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Clear gutters are essential in thunderstorm season

Jan 22

The average homeowner and DIY-er knows that their house has gutters and that these gutters need to be cleaned out every once in a while. This is often a task that we push to the back of our minds, but if you procrastinate long enough then it can lead to serious issues (especially in thunderstorm season). South Africa is famous for its thunderstorms. This brings a...

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Don’t make these mistakes when using a high-pressure washer

Jan 15

Maintaining and cleaning your home’s exterior may seem like a fairly simple and straightforward job, but when it comes to using a high-pressure washer, there are many common mistakes that should be avoided. Instead of renting a high-pressure washer and thinking you can wing it, we have set out a list of common pitfalls that you should avoid. Too much pressure Some...

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