And In Between Are The Door Knobs

by Max

It’s been a busy month for knobs and locks at The Fixician - I’m on my sixth doorknob replacement, fixed a holey door, and even fitted locks to a wine cabinet to stop flatmates stealing the booze!

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Don't Make Your Dad Do It! Six Dads Who Shouldn't Do Home Maintenance

by Max

Dads. Aren’t they great for fixing-up stuff around the home? They’re free, knowledgeable, and you know who they are, so you can trust them.

Sometimes however, it pays to get a professional to do your home repairs.

Here is a collection of six types of Dads who should be barred from tackling your home maintenance. Just say “Thanks, but no”, and make them a cup of tea. Recognise yours?

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Clean Gutters

by Max

Gutters are an essential part of any home. Their purpose is to remove stormwater so your foundations are not sitting in it.

Unfortunately, they get blocked - everything that lands on the roof ends up in your gutter, so tennis and footballs, bird droppings, and of course flowers, leaves and sticks collect and decompose, forming a sludge that blocks rainwater.

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One Helluver Christmas

by Max

When I left school one of my first jobs was as Visual Merchandiser for a large department store. It was artistic and I loved it, staying with the store for five years.

Every Christmas my team (The Display Team) was responsible for assembling Santa’s throne and all the decorations. You can imagine how busy it was, taking months of planning and putting together.

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Summer: The Perfect Time for Home Repairs

by Max

Summer is a great time to get things fixed around the home: the rain has gone, the light is good, and daylight stretches all the way into the evening – perfect conditions for home improvement. Plus, getting your home spruced before Christmas will look and feel great when visitors arrive.

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