5 Overrated Tools You Do Not Really Need

5 Overrated Tools You Do Not Really Need

It is common knowledge that every household needs to have some basic tools. A hammer, tape measure, utility knife and some screwdrivers – these handyman items always make a good investment for any homeowner. But there are several tools that many people buy only to realise that their usefulness is highly overrated. Those include: Tongue-and-groove pliers Rotary tools Yankee screwdrivers Routers Painting edgers You will rarely need them if at all and when you do decide to use them, you may see that most of them fail to work properly. Tongue-and-groove pliers Channel-type pliers, channel-lock pliers, tongue-and-groove pliers - this [...]
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Just Bought a Home? Avoid These Renovation Blunders

Just Bought a Home? Avoid These Renovation Blunders

Buying a new property is usually followed by a major renovation. But, after all, we all want to give the house we plant to call home a spin of our own. If you too are looking to buy a new place for you and your family but you have never renovated a house or even a small flat, you are highly likely to make a few mistakes along the way. All new homeowners do. Most of those blunders are about: Putting the cart before the horse Failing to see the home’s unique character Sticking to familiarity Going into a full [...]
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Tiles, Pots and More Things You Should Never Paint

Tiles, Pots and More Things You Should Never Paint

A fresh coat of paint can make everything look like new, right? Wrong! While it is a good idea to repaint the walls of your home or the exterior of your house every few years or so, there are some things you should never, ever paint because: It is not safe Not all surfaces can or should be treated with paint That may lead to unexpected consequences You will reduce the value of the item Can you guess which items we are talking about? No need because we will now take a careful look at each of them and explain [...]
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