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Get your house Christmas ready!

Get your house Christmas ready!

Ok so Christmas is a less than a month away and it's time to get your house/garden/garage Christmas ready. With lots of visitors and entertaining at this time of year, cleaning up your home can be a chore. Here is my "Christmas Cleanup Cheat sheet': - The first thing...

Did you know?

Did you know?

I am often asked what can and can’t be put in a skip. It is amazing the variety of items that people collect over time and many of them can be put in a skip if you need to get rid of them. Different item types can also be mixed in the same skips. Here […]

Spring Cleaning Time!

Spring Cleaning Time!

Spring is well and truly here, and with it the opportunity to throw open your windows and give your house/shed/garden a good clean up. With many people enjoying social occasions over the coming months, now is a great time to get in and tackle some of those jobs you may have been putting off. Here […]

Act Now – Bushfire Season is here

Act Now – Bushfire Season is here

Act Now – Bushfire Season is coming The arrival of warmer weather also heralds the arrival of bushfire season. The Rural Fire Service rates the fire danger rating for today as Very High in our area. The Rural Fire service provides the following information to prepare for bushfire season: An unprepared property is not only […]

Health benefits of winter sunshine!

Health benefits of winter sunshine!

In Australia we have been taught to fear the sun, but some sun exposure is essential to our health. Winter is a great time to get out and take a short sun break. Here are some great health benefits of a short, 10 – 15 minute, sun break. 1 Vitamin D. Sunshine kicks off a […]

5 Projects for indoors on cold winter days

5 Projects for indoors on cold winter days

With the cold snap that has arrived in the last week, many people are content to stay inside and out of the cold and wind. While inside why not give one of these projects a go? Achieving a goal gives its own warming feeling 🙂 Donating acceptable items also comes with a warming feeling. Some […]

6 Top tips before selling your home

6 Top tips before selling your home

Deciding to sell your home can be one of the most difficult decisions you will ever make. But once you have decided it is time to sell, here are my top tips for getting ready to sell your house. 1. Paperwork Before signing a contract for sale, consider the following: Do you have a compliant […]

5 Steps to Taming the overgrown garden

5 Steps to Taming the overgrown garden

Several customers have booked skips recently because they were embarking on a major garden cleanup. Did you know that a green waste only skip is cheaper than a general waste skip? So let’s look at taming the overgrown garden. At the moment gardens are flourishing but as growth dies off we may have a real […]

Top 5 tips to bring your shed to life!

Top 5 tips to bring your shed to life!

Now is a great time to get your shed or workshop and make it a great place. Too often sheds and workshops become natural storage spaces. In reality they should be lively places where projects and dreams take shape and come to life. Here are my top 5 tips for bringing your shed or workshop […]

Cleaning up your yard after rain!

Cleaning up your yard after rain!

Ok so the rain hasn’t quite stopped and now you need to clean up your yard. Maybe it was wishful thinking when I last wrote about cleaning up after the rain. It seems we are still getting more, and sometimes in some very short sharp bursts. Short heavy rain showers can cause all sorts of […]