Month: April 2019

5 Really Amazing Things Found During Renovations

When you work on your home renovation, you might expect to find the odd item, but these people got more than they bargained for!

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๐Ÿ) ๐“๐จ๐ฉ ๐ฌ๐ž๐œ๐ซ๐ž๐ญ ๐๐š๐ณ๐ข ๐๐จ๐œ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ – One couple in Hungary were amazed to find over 6,000 Nazi documents from the Third Reich hidden in their walls. The documents contain details about the holocaust which are rare because most were destroyed by the Nazis.

๐Ÿ) ๐‡๐š๐ง๐ ๐ ๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐š๐๐ž – An Australian mother & son were cleaning out grandma’s garage when they came across an unexploded hand grenade. The military was called in so the grenade could be safely removed & they found out that the bomb had no fuse, & the explosives had been removed a long time ago. But that didn’t stop it from giving everyone a huge fright!

๐Ÿ‘) ๐’๐ž๐œ๐ซ๐ž๐ญ ๐ฌ๐ฉ๐ฒ’๐ฌ ๐ฆ๐š๐œ๐ก๐ข๐ง๐ž ๐ ๐ฎ๐ง – An family stumbled upon a Sten sub-machine gun along with classified photos of Berlin after the bombing of World War 2. The woman who had owned these items was Eileen Burgoyne, a shadow agent who operated in Germany, Spain, Gibraltar & Africa during the Cold War.

๐Ÿ’) ๐“๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž ๐ฆ๐š๐ฉ – In a 170-year-old Canadian house, a couple found something every kid dreams about, real-life treasure maps. The couple were pulling up the rug to install new flooring & were amazed to find several very old maps hidden between the layers of foam and linoleum The maps were made by James Imray, a cartographer who was active in the latter part of the 19th century, making the maps more than 100 years old.

๐Ÿ“) ๐Œ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ญ๐ข ๐ฆ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐š๐ซ ๐ฉ๐š๐ข๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐ - A famous Norman Rockwell painting was found hidden behind a false wall. The painting, entitled “Breaking Home Ties,” netted $15.4 million at Sotheby’s Auction House.

Crazy right! Well, there are more strange stories to read:

Pictured is a Sten sub-machine gun that an unwitting family came across during their home renovation.

5 Easy Tips to Transform Your Bedroom Without Really Trying

Want to temporarily switch up the interior of your personal space, but donโ€™t want to break the bank? These 5 tips will give you ideas on how to do just that.
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1) Pick a neutral shade for your bed duvet cover, then simply change the colours of your pillowcases, cushions & blankets.

2) Add in a plant – plants help to improve air quality, can reduce stress levels & create feelings of well-being, which is just what you want for a bedroom space.

3) Hang some wall art or if u have already, rearrange it or change the framing!

4) Cover your walls with tapestries – not only do they make a bold statement, but they’re relatively cheap, & can be mixed & matched whenever the mood takes you.

5) Rearrange your furniture layout โ€“ this is a pretty obvious one, but can make a huge difference & won’t cost you anything.


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How To Stop Neighbours Using Your Skip Bin

We get that it’s very annoying when you book & pay for a skip, & all of a sudden there’s someone else’s rubbish in it! So, here’s a list of 5 things you can do to minimize the chances of this happening…

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4 Tips on Maximising the Capacity of Your Skip Bin

Most of the time when we order skips, the tendency is to fill it as quickly as possible with no thought about the order or if any of the items can be recycled. However, by taking these kinds of things into account, you can not only save yourself space in the skip but also cash too.

Here we have made a simple list of 4 tips to help you get the most bang for your buck when it comes to filling your skip.

The waste type you put into your skip bin is super important too. Check out what is considered General Waste right here.


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