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Make your tools last longer with these easy tips

Make your tools last longer with these easy tips

Tools and accessories are expensive, especially if you're looking for a specialised tool, or something heavy duty for when you're on the job site. Because of the high price tags attached to quality tools, you may be tempted to get budget equipment, but time & time again we hear the horror stories & frustrations associated with cheap products so it really does pay to invest in quality tools in the long run. Follow the tips below to ensure you maximise the life of your tools.

24 day ago 20 Views
How to keep your construction clients happy

How to keep your construction clients happy

When you're carrying out a construction job on an office, residential property or commercial property one thing that is very important is keeping the customer happy. While not everything will always go to plan, delivering a quality finish within budget must be at the forefront of every decision. Customer satisfaction goes beyond this, however, and herein we explore four key elements that will keep your clients happy, improve your feedback and help your business to boom. 

1 month ago 29 Views
How to extend the life of your drill bits and drills

How to extend the life of your drill bits and drills

Drill bits and drills are one of the most useful and most used tools in any builder or fabricator's toolbox. The drill and drill bits are used in almost every construction and as a result they take a beating. If you find yourself looking too often to replace your tools online because you have damaged your drill bits or drill, the following advice can help you to extend the life of your equipment. 

2 months ago 38 Views
Save on Your Next Energy Bill with Australian Made Door Weather Seals

Save on Your Next Energy Bill with Australian Made Door Weather Seals

Did you know?

Commercial buildings alone are responsible for approximately 10% of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions. Building owners, occupiers and facility managers can all benefit from improving their energy efficiency. 

2 months ago 27 Views
4 good reasons to buy your hardware and tools online

4 good reasons to buy your hardware and tools online

In today’s online world, shopping from your couch, your office or even the job site has never been easier. Gone are the days of running down to the hardware store multiple times a week.

2 months ago 41 Views
How to write a building quote that won't frustrate your clients

How to write a building quote that won't frustrate your clients

Building quotes can be time consuming and tedious to write, but they are also very important to get right. The building quote needs to be accurate to ensure that you are able to buy building supplies and take care of your hardware tools as well as making a profit on top. If your quotes are too high then you will lose business and if they are too low then you will lose cash. Your building quote needs to be accurate and needs to make life easy for your clients too. Herein we explore the steps you can take to write excellent quotes and win more work

3 months ago 109 Views
Quick ways to update your bathroom

Quick ways to update your bathroom

You don't have to retile your bathroom or rip out the bathtub to update it. There are many DIY projects you can take on to transform the washroom and complement the rest of the house.

3 months ago 166 Views
Essential hand tools for your home decoration project

Essential hand tools for your home decoration project

Before you set to your home decoration project you want to make sure you are kitted out with the right building supplies. Having the right hardware tools will make any project heaps easier to complete properly and effectively, so here we explore the basics you’ll need to redecorate your home. 

4 months ago 188 Views
Preparing the wood from a pallet for upcycling

Preparing the wood from a pallet for upcycling

Upcycling wood from pallets for your projects can be a hugely rewarding way to get some fantastic results from a pallet that you pick up for free. Pallets have a rugged beauty about them that can add a touch of style to your DIY projects. Here we explore the kit and the processes you’ll need to follow to turn your pallets into wood that’s ready for your DIY project.

4 months ago 185 Views
Finishes and coats for your DIY tabletop

Finishes and coats for your DIY tabletop

Tabletops, coffee tables and benches all let the DIY projects run wild with ideas. Consider colour, size, material, finish and design as you hand-make and pick your new project with our starting out guide of materials and products in our online hardware store. Create your own DIY project for a fraction of the price of traditional furniture with our range of online building supplies, tools and hardware.