Décor & Gardening

Home décor and DIY hacks

Home décor and DIY hacks

Want to start making some changes around the house but don’t know where to start?

We recommend asking the professionals. Here are a few titbits of advice from DIY Depot on quick and easy DIY fixes and tricks, but if you have a particular project in mind, you should pop in store or ring them up to ask them for any guidance. Details: 011-479-3300

  • Give bookcases more depth and visual appeal by painting the backing a different colour to the shelves and sides.
  • Hold your nails in place with a hair pin or paper clip to avoid hitting your fingers with the hammer.
  • Rub candle wax along the blade of your saw for smoother sawing and to avoid it getting stuck.
  • You can paint over upholstery to give your furniture a new, refreshed look.
  • If you don’t want to tile your kitchen backsplash, you can use sheets of stainless steel instead to give it a modern and hygienic look and feel.
  • A fun and interesting way to add some character to a room is to use wallpaper on doors instead of walls.
  • Make your bathroom feel instantly more luxurious by simply upgrading your faucets, adding a pot plant and getting new towels.


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