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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 […]

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. […]