Larger cracks and holes require a little more attention, but can still be made to disappear using the right methods and materials.
Provided that you know what you're doing, you can easily make small cracks and holes in walls disappear completely.
The time you have to spend cleaning a floor and how well it copes with stains will directly contribute to your long term satisfaction with it. Find out how to choose the right floors.
Properly cleaning carpet on a regular basis is a good way to keep it looking fresh and new, and to keep allergens under control.
Concrete slabs may become damaged when they're installed on reactive soil. Find out how you can repair and stabilise them.
Over time, stump subfloors need to be restumped to make sure the house is evenly supported. Find out what restumping involves.
Cracks in concrete and settling ground can do a lot of damage to your home. Find out how to deal with and prevent this kind of damage.
Over time, slate and flagstone sealant will be scratched off and worn. Resealing your floor will help to restore it to its original glory.
If your floorboards or parquetry floor are looking tired and worn, a good polish may be all that's needed to rejuvenate them.
With the vast masses of TVs being replaced for newer, thinner, more capable models, it's important that you dispose of your old television in a responsible way.
Find out how to set your home up to get the best range and signal from your WiFi access point. Learn more about what affects signal strength and range.
A well maintained roof is vital to the health of your home. As people say when all else is going wrong - ‘at least I have a roof over my head’. Find out more about how to keep your roof well maintained.
A failing roof needn't be the end of a home. Roof restoration or repair can bring new life to most houses. Find out more about how different types of roofs are restored.
From time to time, a shingle roof will need to be re-laid. Find out what's involved, and who should do this work.
Getting your roof sealed has many advantages - the first and most obvious of which is that it effectively becomes completely waterproof. Learn more about roof sealing and resealing.
There are many ways to connect your receiver to your speakers, but banan plugs are seen as a preferred option. Find out how to connect them.
Learn the secrets to cutting your bills and improving your energy efficiency. Cutting electricity use is a great way to save both money and the environment.
It's not normal - or safe - for your plugs to arc or spark. Find out why this happens, and what you need to do when you notice that your plugs are arcing or sparking.
Not sure about how your switchboard works? Have the lights or appliances gone out only in one part of the house? Find out how to use your safety switches, circuit breakers or fuses.
Electricity can be very dangerous when things go wrong. Find out what you should do when you have an emergency that involves electricity.
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Ever wondered how these empty-looking tubes of glass manage to provide so much light? Read our back-to-basics explanation of how fluorescent globes work.
Racks to hang your pots from offer a handy way to keep your cooking utensils readily accessible. Having said that, they're better suited to some kitchens than others. Find out what's involved when choosing a pot rack.
The final few stages of a building or large renovation project may feel like they drag on a bit – largely because you’re so close to the end, and also because of the inspection / rectification process.