Helpful DIY Tips

What’s Happening to the Local Hardware Store?

What’s Happening to the Local Hardware Store?

Friday, July 10th, 2020

What’s happening To the local Hardware Store and local DIY Store in Ireland? The local Hardware store or DIY store, are a diminishing sight in a lot of local towns and cities. These stores normally sell a huge an array of household products, hardware lines such… Read More

Proplus Battery Operated Lawnmower

Proplus Battery Operated Lawnmower

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

This week I would like to introduce you to the new Proplus EVOLVE 40v Cordless Lawnmower 43cm. Do not let the low price of this super battery operated lawnmower turn you off. This cordless lawn mower is as good as some branded products at more that twice… Read More

How to Look After Your Stove

How to Look After Your Stove

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Having worked in the retail sector for more than 40 years, I have found it very interesting to see how trends tend to come and go in a full circle, not only in fashion but also in our homes. I was looking at a very old film with my wife recently “The Imitation of Life” which was made in 1959, and… Read More

A story about paint and DIY jobs about the house.

A story about paint and DIY jobs about the house.

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Recently I was at a Christening party with family and friends. I got talking to a young housewife and she was telling me that she was having  some home improvements carried out, and was shocked at the cost of paint. During the ensuing conversation I discovered that she was re-decorating her living room, which was… Read More

A Lighted Christmas Tree for Christmas This Year?

A Lighted Christmas Tree for Christmas This Year?

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Have you ever wondered how the tradition of cutting down a fir or pine tree, and attaching lights and ornaments to it came about? Well, according to various online sources, fir trees were not brought inside at Christmas time until… Read More