October 19, 2017
Our bedrooms should always be a place of comfort and relaxation. Whether coming back home from a long day at work or just enjoying a movie with a loved one, we want our bedrooms to be as welcoming as possible. As the first and last room we see in the day, the feel of the space can leave a bigger impact on our moods than we expect. There are several easy transformations that a handyman in Melbourne can take care of. These simple jobs can make a huge difference in the overall presentation and feel of the bedroom.Headboard Building a custom headboard can make a big impact in an otherwise boring bedroom. This piece is usually the first thing eyes will go to, since the bed is almost always centred or taking up the most space in the room. The headboard can accomplish a different feel depending on what materials are used. For example, a headboard made out of lumber logs will give a rustic feel to the room. For someone feeling artsy, there are plenty of unique headboar... See more

October 17, 2017
When choosing to re-decorate or re-furnish our living spaces, it can be hard to narrow down the best items to do so. Finding the balance between style, function and affordability is crucial in our modern lives. For Ikea furniture assemblers there’s a lot to look forward to building in 2018. Ikea’s new catalogue has several amazing items that are sure to spruce up any interior design. With colourful and stylish room concepts, the catalogue is filled with items we know people will love to own. Ikea Furniture Item #1: The NYMBODA The NYBODA coffee table is one the first items to pop out in the living room section of the catalogue. The table features a reversible top that allows buyers to switch from black to beige, giving some flexibility to the item. This allows for an easy switch if the rooms’ colour palette changes and requires a differently toned centrepiece. The slender design of the table equates to a beautiful marriage of size and functionality. If more room... See more

October 10, 2017
Living in Sydney means a busy lifestyle and we all end up with certain jobs we just don’t have the time or know-how to complete ourselves. When updating or repairing the furniture and fixtures around our homes, the physical work can prove a frustrating ordeal for those not experienced with it. If have overlooked getting a handyman in Sydney, there are a lot of potential fumbles and disasters that could occur. These setbacks will cost you more time and money than it would have taken just to hire the help in the first place.   Job won’t be fully completed Many of the jobs you undertake will not be fully completed and be left unfinished for months or even years. You have probably experienced frustration during a project and given up halfway, leaving you with the ugly site of a job half-finished.    Not only are these unfinished jobs a demotivating eye-sore, they often take up valuable space you could be saving for the things you actually use.... See more

October 09, 2017
A handy man can be very helpful around the office or house; they can be especially useful with the small jobs that aren’t important enough to do yourself, but still need to be completed. A great handy man can give you a piece of mind so that you find someone who respects the tasks required as it is their own. Difficult jobs that require unique expertise and equipment to complete the task sometimes need a professional.  Let’s take a look at some of the jobs that your local handy man can provide you with and what you jobs you can hire them for. Minor plumbing work Many handy men are capable of completing small plumbing work such as replacing a leaky faucet or repairing faulty pipes. However when it comes to the major projects that involve relocating plumbing within the house, this requires a licensed plumber. It is important that you call a professional regarding the required plumbing tasks that need to be fixed prior to them coming. Most of the time this shoul... See more

October 04, 2017
Hiring a handyman is certainly a lot simpler then trying to tackle the job yourself. But before you jump in and hire the first handyman you see, there are a few important things you should do. This will ensure that the handyman you decide on is perfect for the job you have. As well as this, it helps the process move along faster and you can get on with other more important things in your life. So let’s take a look at the important things you need to do before hiring a local handyman:1. Make a List It is important to make a list of every job you need completed. Remember that some jobs just aren’t meant for a handyman and should be tackled by a skilled professional who is trained (and qualified) in the area, bathroom tiling for example would need a professional tiler who knows how to waterproof etc. When you have a clear understanding (and list) of all the things you need done, the handyman will be able to determine whether or not they are able to properly assist yo... See more

October 03, 2017
In a bedroom there must be a wardrobe. Where else would you put all your clothes and store other items that you don’t want people to see when they come into your room? Wardrobes can be in-built or stand-alone. If your room doesn’t have an in-built wardrobe, you will have to spend some time looking for the perfect stand-alone to complement the rest of your space. As well as this, you will probably have to find someone for wardrobe assembly – especially if the wardrobe comes in a flat pack! When choosing the best wardrobe for your space there are usually 4 components to look for:Wardrobe Decision Component #1: Style Style is very important; you don’t want to have a mismatch of items in your room. The theme of your room should be continued in the wardrobe that you choose. If you are unsure of what style to choose it is probably best to play it safe. Stick to simple designs and neutral colours, that way you can’t go wrong. You can always accessorise your room with... See more

September 08, 2017
At AssembleBay we think that flat pack furniture is fantastic – it’s mobile, durable, and cheap – but some people don’t want to buy it because they think that it doesn’t look so crash hot. If you’re one of those people, then you’re in luck, because here are some great ways to dress up your flat pack furniture! Tables Many people make their dining table the centrepiece of their living/dining room, so it’s no surprise that a nice looking table will set you back quite a bit! However, given that you need to use a tablecloth to protect a fine table anyway, why not just invest in a few nice tablecloths and use them all the time on a flat pack table? If the table is always covered by a nice cloth, no one will be able to tell whether it’s from IKEA or an antique shop anyway – and you’ll always look ready to host a nice dinner. Add a decorative vase with some colourful flowers in the middle of the table to make it look extra nice. Coffee and bedside tables typically aren’t... See more

September 08, 2017
Flat pack furniture is becoming more and more common for people to buy, and you can now buy it in numerous stores. Some people love it and some hate it, but how do you decide if flat pack furniture is right for you and your home? Here are three pros and cons of flat pack furniture. Pros of Flat Pack Furniture 1. Price Flat pack is typically cheaper than fully built furniture, largely because it is easier to produce and transport. At Kmart, for example, you will be able to find flat pack items like coffee tables and TV stands for less than $50! Even at the more expensive (and higher quality) IKEA, a little money will go a long way. 2. Mobility As touched on above, flat pack furniture is very easy to transport. Rather than needing to be careful as you drive your new pieces home, flat pack furniture will stack neatly in your car and you won’t have to worry about it falling apart. Additionally, your furniture can be taken apart and reassembled if you want to... See more

September 08, 2017
Handymen are helpful, hence the “handy” part! No matter the type of task you need completed, they certainly have the skills and knowledge necessary to ensure everything is completed properly, the first time. Because of the skills they possess, there are a number of reasons why individuals choose to hire a professional instead of tackling the job themselves. If you are thinking about hiring someone to complete your tasks, have a look below at some of the best reasons why hiring a handyman is so popular: 1. Time This is a big one, and it is the most obvious. People these days are very time poor and when we do eventually have a spare minute to catch our breath, we do not want to be spending that time on small tasks. This is when handymen come in. They will complete all the little jobs you need done while you can spend your time on more important things. As well as this, a professional will also have the ability to complete the task in a shorter amount of time than y... See more

September 08, 2017
When you’re young and first move out of home, one of the jobs on your list to make your new place liveable is to furnish it. Whether you are in a share house, moving in with a partner or living on your own, you will need tables (both dining and coffee), chairs, a bed and numerous other items – and buying it all flat packed is the best way to go! You will probably move house several times in the years after you first leave the family home, so the first reason why flat pack furniture is a good idea right now is the mobility factor. You can take all your furniture apart and put it back together again (or get someone to help you to do it) every time you move! The advantage of furniture from stores like IKEA (or, if you’re a broke student, Kmart) is that it is easy to put it together and take it apart again (in theory). If you want to transport your table, for example, you can take the legs off it to make it fit in a car more easily. This means that you will be able to m... See more