Our homes need constant maintenance. Whether that be a squeaky floorboard or marks on the walls. A lot of the time the best option will be to hire someo your way:ne to do it for you. However, a lot of the time it’s not worth that hassle. It is left up to us to do it ourselves. Some of us are gifted at DIY – others less so. If you need a helping hand with your do-it-yourself skills then use these DIY tips to help you on
Is there anything more annoying than wobbly furniture? If you are using a table or sitting on a chair and it is constantly hitting against the floor it can get infuriating. In order to fix this problem, simply take apart the affected furniture (and label it so you can easily put it back together) and remove any excess wood or glue on the joining parts. Once they are cleaned, apply some more glue to them and put it back together. Your problem should be solved.
DIY Tips: Water Leaks
Our homes are constantly leaking. You’ll be walking to the front door only to be hit by a massive drip on your way. There is a simple DIY tip to fix this: install a water shut off valve. Turn off the main water supply before you start and identify where you are going to place the valve. Once you have decided, clean the pipe and apply the valve.
Smoother Sliding Drawers
Have you ever faced the problem of a drawer that is hard to open? It can be frustrating. But there is a simple solution to this problem. All you need to do is get an old candle and rub it down the bottom of the drawer (where it touches the slider). Your drawer will now open with much more ease.
Bathroom Mould is a common problem that happens in our homes. There are, however, some simple solutions to stop it from occurring. Probably the easiest is to open a window after you have taken a shower. This is because mould usually occurs because of moisture in the air. So simply air out your bathroom and you’ll see less mould.
You shouldn’t have to use all your strength to open a door. But sometimes a door can begin to stick when you are trying to open and close it. An easy solution to this problem is to place a thin bit of cardboard between the door hinges and shim – doing this will make operating your doors much easier.