In last week’s post I spoke about the prep work required before staining a hand rail. Today’s post completes this staircase series and is about staining the hand rail and painting the spindles.

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Choosing fittings, furnishings and decor is definitely the more fun part of a home renovation project. When it came to choosing window treatments I was again amazed at the amount of choice available. As budget…

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Planning our kitchen renovation was definitely one of the biggest challenges we faced during our home renovations. The previous owner of our house didn’t really look after the house and the kitchen looked a lot better in the…

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For about a year and a half home renovations and DIY was an all consuming priority in our life. We’ve completed all the major work, but there are still a few minor outstanding tasks that I’m sure will…

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Before embarking on a DIY home renovation project you may be thinking of building up a toolbox if you don’t already have one. This is a short post for those that are new to DIY…

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When it comes to taking on a home renovation project, you will fall into one of two groups: people that can afford a project manager and people who will need to self project manage. This post is an…

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