Last Activity:04-24-2010 2:40 AM
Posted in thread: Recycled parts and other uses. on 04-24-2010 at 12:32 AM
When I think about recycling I used to think about sending things to the right recycle bin
instead of trying to recycle things myself. I have come to realise that the garden is a
wonderful way to recy...
Posted in thread: Baby Bedroom on 04-22-2010 at 03:06 PM
As you are preparing a room for a newborn and redecorating for a growing child, finding storage
space I would say is essential. It is amazing how much can be accumulated to provide a child
Posted in thread: Tiles or corrugated iron? on 04-22-2010 at 01:08 PM
Thank you both for your advice. Because it is such an old house, each individual tile is
extremely heavy. If we had extremely bad weather and the roof ended up coming down it would
definately kill us ...
Posted in thread: Building a loft room on 04-22-2010 at 12:43 PM
Thanks for that. I need to think long and hard about this because the last thing I want to do
is change the whole street appeal of the house. It really is a nice looking house from the
outside. The in...
Posted in thread: Recycled parts and other uses. on 04-21-2010 at 02:21 PM
Some great ideas on recycling! You have definately got me excited to look and to find ways of
incorporating recycling into our lifestyle. Thanks for the great tips and ideas!
Posted in thread: Rainwater Harvesting. on 04-21-2010 at 02:08 PM
I think this whole idea of collecting rainwater to use in your garden is an excellent idea!
Putting a barrel under each down pipe or gutter is a pretty simple thing to have to do. I am
Posted in thread: Building a loft room on 04-21-2010 at 01:58 PM
We have an old house with very big and spacious bedrooms but unfortunately there are just not
enough rooms. :(It is very difficult to change the shape of the house by adding on more rooms
on the outsi...
Posted in thread: Tiles or corrugated iron? on 04-21-2010 at 01:42 PM
We have a very old house and the roof leaks very badly. We are wanting to replace the roof
completely. At the moment it has a tiled roof - the tiles are very old and very heavy. We are
thinking about ...
Posted in thread: Hello there! on 04-21-2010 at 01:17 PM
My husband and I with our two children live in a very, very old house in Pietermaritzburg. The
house does have a lot of potential and we are wanting to do some home improvements but do not
know where ...