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Rocks painted with a Christmas theme

Painting rocks has become very popular – especially in recent years. It’s an activity that easy to do and fun for all ages! Although you can paint rocks for personal use, it has also become a community game. You may have noticed some brightly colored rocks around when on a walk in your local parks […]

Application of Oleofloor

Treating your parquet flooring with Owatrol Oleofloor will ensure it is beautiful, warm and inviting for many years to come. Oleofloor is a water-based wood oil finish enriched with vegetable oil, combined with polyurethane resins. It enhances the natural beauty of the wood with a deep, rich, warm feel to any wooden floor. Its excellent […]

Boats covered and stored in water

The colder months mean it is that time of year again when boats need to be pulled from the water to be safely stored over Winter. But how and where should you store your boat? There are a variety of ways and places you can do so, each with their pros and cons. Boat storage […]

yard farniture in the winter

When the days are getting shorter and the weather is getting cooler, it’s the best time to get your wood finished and protected. You’ve probably spent some fantastic time in your yard over the Summer months; Perhaps you even treated yourself to some new wooden furniture? If so, you will want to make sure your […]

Yacht on the sea

If you own a yacht, we’re sure you are aware of how much they cost! Maintaining your boat is not only a good idea for safety purposes, but it will also increase the boat’s longevity. There is a wide variety of things you can do to make sure your boat stays in tip-top condition. Some […]

wash me written into car dirt

For some, cleaning your car seems like a chore and so a lot of people decide to get it professionally cleaned instead. However, if you are one of those who prefer to do the job yourself, you may not have all the products you need to get a professional-looking clean. While you may have the […]

A variety of wallpaper tools

When most people think of essential decorating tools, they will think, “paintbrush, paint roller, paint tray and masking tape”. While this is a good start, there are many other essential items you should have in your kit. Whether you’re a D.I.Y-er or professional, take a look and see what tools we recommend to make your […]

multiple coloured tins of paint

Most of us think that storing paint is easy. Put the lid back on the can and pop it away – simple! However, if you do this you may find that when you come to use the paint again, it may have gone bad. Sadly, tons and tons of paint gets unnecessarily thrown away every […]

sanding out stain

Staining your wood is a common and effective way to bring it to life. However, sometimes the application can go wrong, maintenance may have been forgotten about or perhaps you just want to change up how your wood looks. Removing wood stains may seem like a long task, but with the right products, it can […]

Fishing boat at sea

In the event of something bad happening to your boat you will want to be sure you are safely covered. Boat insurance isn’t actually a legal requirement in most states. However, this doesn’t mean it is not worth having. When investing thousands of dollars into something like a boat, it is generally recommended to insure it. […]

Pergola in a garden

Building and installing a pergola in your garden isn’t as complicated as it may seem. We will take you through step by step and show you what you need and how to do it. What is a pergola? Planning Materials Tools Installation Step 1 – Fixing the upright posts Step 2 – Fixing the main […]

sailor looking out to sea

Do you know your pushpit from your pulpit and your aft from your auxiliary? If you don’t want to be left high and dry, it’s important to know all of the sailing terms before you set sail on the open seas. Sailing jargon, which is packed with technical terms, can seem intimidating at the start. […]

multi-levelled raised garden bed

Have you ever wanted to build a raised garden bed but are unsure of how to go about it? Well we’re here to show you how! Building anything from scratch can seem a little daunting, but we’re here to show you just how easy it is to build your very own raised garden bed! There […]

How to remove rust from metal

Rust, or iron oxide, can be aesthetically pleasing to some, but others may find it unsightly and if not removed or maintained can be the cause of irreparable damage. If you have found a tool, a metal fence or even patio tiles that have succumbed to rust, there are a few ways of removing it. […]

Transyl being applied to a motor

It is very easy for your precious things to become damaged due to the effects of rust. Unfortunately, it’s incredibly easy for metal to rust so we recommend using a rust inhibitor to protect it from the elements. To understand why you need a rust inhibitor, we firstly need to understand what creates rust in […]

grey wood pool deck

Owning a pool is an amazing luxury that when looked after will last you years and years. Whether you choose to use yours for keeping fit and getting in those laps, or you just want somewhere to cool off the main element of pool ownership should never be forgotten; maintenance. If you do not maintain […]