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Subscribe to Australian Handyman on YouTube   If you need to drive a screw by hand, the friction between the screw and the timber often causes a lot of resistance and makes it difficult to get the screw all the way in. It's also time consuming and...
Moving house is always a massive undertaking, as you need to literally pack your entire life into boxes and transport them across the city, country, or sometimes even the globe. To make moving all your possessions into your new home easier, try this...
Often, it's hard to locate exactly where the tape starts, and even more difficult to pull it up with your fingernails once you do locate it!   Next time you're using a roll of tape, have a paperclip handy.   All you need to do is position t...
Moving house is always a massive undertaking, especially when it comes to packing all your possessions into boxes. Books in particular can pose a big challenge as they're heavy and most of us have a lot of them filling our bookshelves. If you pack...
Ants are an annoying pest to have in the home, as they manage to find a way in through the smallest of cracks. Without proper control, they can quickly overrun your kitchen with hundreds of crawling critters swarming all over your food.   Lucki...
Fresh flowers can brighten up your home and refresh the smell of room but often die too quickly. In this quick how-to video, we explain how a little bleach and sugar can extend their display life. First add 2 tbsp of sugar and 1.5 tsp of bleach to 1L...
Cleaning the microwave can be a pain, as baked on food bits are often very hard to remove.   In this quick how-to video, we explain how to clean a microwave using a slice of lemon and a bowl of water.   First, cut a slice of lemon with a sh...
If you've ever experienced cam-out before, you'll know it's frustrating and can cause damage to your screw heads or even your screwdriver or driver bits.   The best way to avoid cam-out is by selecting the correct driver bit for the screws you...
In this quick video, we show you how to turn a smartphone into a lantern. All you need is a smartphone with a flashlight and a bottle of water.   The LED flashlight feature on smartphones makes it easy to find your way in the dark, especially d...