DIY Tips

How to restore antique tins

Whether it's the antique tins you've bought at flea markets or the neatly stacked tins from your grandmother's kitchen, here's how you can restore them....

6 tools to cut your painting time in half

These tools are inexpensive, readily available at home centers and paint stores, and let you complete your painting project much faster....

How to fix a lawn damaged by dog urine

Here's shows the secret behind fixing the spots on your lawn damaged by dog urine in six weeks....

6 tips for laying tiles

Laying tiles can be very cost-effective and is an easy solution for anyone who wants to take on a flooring project. Timothy Dahl chats with...

Winning DIY tip: Fix tow plugs for good

Follow this winning tip and fix tow plugs for good - you’ll never again have hassles with connectors when towing and caravanning...

Winning tip: Avoid injuries when walking your dog on a leash

If you have a lively dog at the end of an extended or reel-type leash and want to avoid injuries when your pet runs off...

Winning tip: irrigation on the cheap

Simple sprinklers don’t always cover the area I want to water. However, proper irrigation systems cost a fortune, so I came up with a R32...

Winning tip: new lease on life for cordless drill

After five years and many cycles, the 12-volt NiCad battery pack on my portable drill/driver expired. I devised a way to give it a new...

Get rid of mosquitos

Get rid of mosquitos

If your bedroom has steel-framed windows, try this solution to get rid of mosquitos flying around your head while you try to sleep...

Remove stains from grout in your shower easily

Ever tried to remove dark stains in the grouting and corners of your shower? It’s really hard work. For a solution that requires less effort,...

How to protect your knives

Knives are expensive so one must look after the sharp edges. Here's how to protect your knives...

Winning tip: How to build a humane mousetrap

Reluctant to kill the mice infesting his home, one of our readers decided to build a humane mousetrap...

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