Region: Tamworth

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Hit or Miss Roadworthy Certificate Blunders

Brit McDowell June 22, 2019 - 2 min read
Mechanic checking car oil for inspection

When it comes to selling a car or motorbike or truck in Queensland, or you want to move your registration over from another state, a roadworthy certificate is a must. A roadworthy certificate shows that your vehicle meets the minimum safety standards required for driving in Queensland. So what exactly is checked during one of these inspections? We’ve listed the most common problems and solutions so you can ensure your vehicle passes with flying colours.

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Types of Electricians in Australia

Brit McDowell June 21, 2019 - 3 min read
electrical wiring

Not all electricians work on the same types of jobs. In fact, there are several different types of electricians you may come across for different electrical problems you may have. So what is the best type of electrician to call for electrical lines, install light fixtures or in an emergency? We have come up with this handy list so you can tell the difference, and know who to call.

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Types of Flowers Blooming in the Cooler Months

Brit McDowell June 21, 2019 - 3 min read
Front of florist shop with types of flowers

As the months begin to cool down, you don’t have to say goodbye to the beautiful garden you’ve enjoyed in spring and summer. In fact, if you do a little research and planning, you can enjoy a variety of colourful and leafy flowers and plants all year round – you just need to know when each blooms. We’ve compiled a list of our absolute favourite flowers that bloom from March to August and included a few tips on how to display them.

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Caravan in the outback

2019 Australian Caravan Show Calendar

Sarah Russo June 21, 2019 - 7 min read
Caravan in the outback

One of the best ways to travel Australia is in the humble caravan. You can travel from state to state and see the unique and iconic sites that this country has to offer. Even better, there’s no airport lines, pricy hotel rooms or cramped plane seats – just you and the open road.

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Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a Boat

Brit McDowell June 20, 2019 - 3 min read
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When it comes to summer, nothing beats being out in the beautiful Australian waters. Owning your own boat can mean days out on the water with family and friends, but what do you need to know before you buy your first boat?

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Spring Cleaning Checklist for Any Time of Year

Brit McDowell June 20, 2019 - 3 min read
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Few things feel better than a clean house and freshly washed sheets, but it can be a lot of work to maintain your home and yard. We’ve compiled some handy tips to keep your space looking and feeling fresh all year round – spring cleaning has come early!

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The Localsearch Ultimate Gym Playlist on Spotify

Sarah Russo June 20, 2019 - 2 min read
Girl listening to the localsearch ultimate gym playlist

This is not your ordinary workout playlist—this is The Localsearch Ultimate Gym Playlist on Spotify full of some slightly unconventional, but scientifically backed songs to get your heart pumping and motivation soaring. Be sure to hit the follow button on Spotify to keep this jam-packed list ready for your next session.

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Replace or Fix Fridge? We’ll Tell You!

Brit McDowell June 19, 2019 - 3 min read
Open fridge filled with food

When it comes to our home appliances, its often hard to know if a problem can be fixed, or if we need to replace the unit altogether. We weigh up the common issues your fridge can face, and what do to for each case.

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Learning to Drive FAQ

Brit McDowell June 18, 2019 - 3 min read
hand on steering wheel

You have your learners permit and you’re ready to get out onto the road. Before you go, here are the most common questions about driving answered.

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