Drill Bits

drill bits

Drill bits come in different types and sizes.  The purpose of this post is to provide a brief explanation of the most common types of drill bits.  These are the most common ones you are likely to use around your home.

A good quality set of high speed and masonry bits will be an excellent starting point.

High Speed General Purpose Bits

drill bits

  • High speed bits are an excellent all round type of bit to use use when drilling into wood, metal, plastics and plywood.

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DIY Home Repairs

 

Should you do you own DIY home repairs?  The purpose of this post is to help you decide whether some tasks are worth doing yourself.

Some jobs such as electrical repairs will require the services of a qualified trades person.

You Can DIY (Do It Yourself)

Armed with the correct knowledge and tools most people should be capable of undertaking basic DIY home repairs and maintenance.  For example:

  • changing a tap washer
  • clearing a blocked S bend pipe in a vanity or sink
  • cleaning gutters
  • painting walls
  • laying floor and wall tiles
  • changing a light bulb
  • fixing a stuck window or door
  • fixing a hole in a wall
  • measuring and estimating the amount of paint or tiles needed for a job
  • changing a light bulb
  • And… much more

Measuring success in doing your own home repairs is not just about saving money.

measuring success

It is also about the immense satisfaction you will feel in finishing a job and standing back and admiring your efforts.

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