Region: Wollongong

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To Replace or Repair a Cracked Windscreen?

Brit McDowell July 3, 2019 - 3 min read
Car windscreen with sunset

From a small chip to a large crack, a damaged windscreen can not only become an issue about the cost to replace, but can also be a serious safety risk. No matter the extent of the crack, calling a windscreen repair technician is necessary. They will be able to assess the damage and advised if you need to repair or replace a cracked windscreen.

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42 Things You Didn’t Know a Handyman Can Do

Brit McDowell July 1, 2019 - 5 min read
Handyman working on renovation

There is a simple solution to the various odd jobs that need to be completed around your home – a handyman! From smaller cleaning jobs, to larger tasks such as installing or replacing a door, your local handyman can probably do it all. Here are some things you may not know a handyman is able to do.

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The Cost to Build a House in 2019

Brit McDowell July 1, 2019 - 5 min read
Builder walking towards home

For many of us, building our dream house is something we hope to do one day. Regardless of the size, style and other features, building your own home can seem like an expensive and time-consuming thing to do. With a little planning and budget, it is achievable! Here are some common costs and other things to consider when building your own home.

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What Causes Green Pool Water?

Brit McDowell June 23, 2019 - 3 min read
Woman in yellow bathing suit floating in blue pool

We all love diving into a sparkling blue pool in the summer to cool off, but nothing ruins that fantasy quite like green pool water. Maintaining the colour and cleanliness of our pool can seem like a daunting task – but with the right knowledge and products, it can be quite simple. Here are some of the most common reasons for discoloured pool water, and how you can prevent or treat it.

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Solar or Electric? The Hot Water System Debate

Brit McDowell June 23, 2019 - 3 min read
iles of coins and jar of coins

Keeping water and electricity costs down are important for all Australian households. While there are many ways we can help conserve energy and water in our every day routines, more Australians are looking at the hot water system they use and how it can help keep the costs down. We look into the hot water system debate of solar vs electric and weigh up the pro’s and con’s of both systems.

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Before You Tell Someone, “Rent My Property!”

Brit McDowell June 22, 2019 - 3 min read
Wooden room for rent sign

Renting out your property can become a great way to earn extra income each month. Whether its an additional investment property, or an apartment, there are several questions you may have on how to begin renting it out. Before you begin, here are a few things you need to consider.

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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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