Don Wheeler

What Are Your Options for Appropriate Flowers for a Funeral?

Home & Garden Blog

When someone you love passes away, it's traditional to give a floral tribute at the funeral. Your local florist will be able to provide you with guidance on what style of arrangement you might prefer. In the meantime, here's an overview of the types of flowers that are associated with death and remembrance to give you an idea of what you might like to choose to compose the tribute. Lilies

18 October 2016

Five Tips for Cleaning the Carpet in Your Caravan and Keeping It Clean

Home & Garden Blog

If you want the carpet in your caravan to stay as clean as possible, you may want to get it professionally cleaned once in a while. Wondering how to keep it clean? Wondering which type of cleaners to hire? Here are some tips to consider: 1. Place an abrasive mat at the door. An abrasive mat helps to remove dirt and debris from the bottom of your shoes, and it's especially important in a caravan, because you often cannot just kick your shoes off and leave them outside like you can with a house that has a porch.

22 September 2016

An Able Table: Choosing An Outdoor Dining Table Capable Of Resisting Desert Sun

Home & Garden Blog

It's probably fair to say that Australia has one of the most brutally hot climates on earth, and in the central desert regions of the country, the intensity of the desert sun can be a real obstacle to many outdoor activities. However, it's not just humans that tend to suffer under such intense heat and ultraviolet bombardment -- if made from unsuitable or fragile materials, your garden furniture can start to feel the burn too, including something as simple and robust as an outdoor dining table.

9 September 2016

How To Choose the Right Style of Wardrobe for Your Home

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A good wardrobe can mean added closet space in a bedroom or having room to store clothes in a room without a closet. When you start to shop for a new wardrobe, you might be a bit overwhelmed with the choices you see, which is why it's good to give those choices some serious thought. You want to be happy with your new wardrobe for years to come and ensure it fits your needs for storage and your bedroom space; note a few tips for doing this so you get a wardrobe that works for you.

24 August 2016

Tips On Fitting Vertical Blinds To A Sloping Window

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If you have a sloping window, you might think that fitting vertical blinds is going to be tricky.  However, it's easy when you know how!  You'll need some basic DIY skills for this job. Read on for some top tips on how to do it. What you'll need vertical blinds hack saw sandpaper wall plugs screws masonry drill How to do it If your window is not a standard size, you may need to cut the blind's rail so that it fits properly.

8 August 2016

Why Hire an Architect for Your Home Remodelling Project

Home & Garden Blog

When you've decided to remodel your home, you may assume that you've watched so many DIY shows on television that you can handle this project yourself, perhaps just with the help of a general contractor. While you might be able to tackle a simple redecorating project yourself, anything that involves the overall construction of your home should be undertaken with the help of an architect. Note why that is and how they can assist.

26 July 2016

Reasons to Purchase Plants from a Wholesale Nursery

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If you are contemplating creating a home garden in your backyard, you first need to get the plants to get you started. Typically, homeowners will visit their local supply store to get the seeds that they require. However, this is not always the best way to go about it. Here are some of the reasons why you should purchase plants from a wholesale nursery. A wholesale nursery is economical One of the biggest benefits of seeking plants from a wholesale nursery is the cost cutting afforded to you.

11 July 2016

Quick Tips for Choosing a Good Self-Storage Facility

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When choosing a self-storage facility, you want to ensure you take the time to shop around and compare; a self-storage facility that is poorly maintained or not in good condition can mean damage to your items, especially if they're in long-term storage, as well other inconveniences and hassles you may not expect. Note a few things to look for when choosing a good self-storage facility so you know you will wind up with one that works for you.

27 June 2016

Skip Bins For DIY Demolition: 3 FAQs


Homeowners may be forced to undertake demolition-related activities around the house for various reasons. For example, those who wish to change the layout of their living spaces might be forced to pull down a wall or two.   In a large number of cases, DIY-minded homeowners are forced to hire skip bins (from an outlet such as C. Fulton Pty Ltd) to aid in the management of waste products (to be) generated from the demolition exercise.

31 May 2016

3 Non-cheesy Ways to Propose in a Restaurant

Home & Garden Blog

Popping the question over a restaurant meal is so well embedded in our culture, and unfortunately, this is what makes it so hard to come up with a proposal style that isn't brimming with cliché and cheese. Thankfully, the modern age of viral videos and social media has given many couples food for thought—prompting proposers to toss out the rule book when it comes to dinner proposals (no rings in the dessert here).

31 May 2016