Home Improvement

What causes carpet ripples and how to fix them

A woman fixing a carpet ripple.

Did you just trip over your carpet in a rush to get to the door this morning? We feel for you, as this can happen totally out of the blue. But what are the causes behind carpet ripples that can play a joke with your balance and make you stumble, or worse – fall?

This post will do exactly that – give you all the plausible reasons behind buckled rugs and wall-to-wall carpets. You’ll also learn how to remedy the problem and what to do to prevent this from happening again.


How Much It Costs to Build an Outdoor Kitchen

Cost of building an outdoor kitchen in Australia.

Aussies are al fresco lifestyle lovers. And this comes as no surprise, considering the warm climate we enjoy most of the year in many regions in the country. The nation “runs” outdoors at every opportunity, be it to relax with a book under a tree, to do a bit of gardening or to set up the BBQ before some dear dinner guests arrive. Well, this post will focus on exactly that – what it takes to enjoy outdoor cooking and eating, in terms of cost.


What Causes Drummy Tiles and How to Fix Them

What causes drummy tiles

If your tile floor feels unstable and makes a hollow sound in spots when you walk, most likely, a few tiles have not bonded properly with the screed underneath and have become loose.

Also called “drummy” tiles by building professionals, this type of floor defect can be truly annoying, we agree. But what causes it? Well, this post will look into exactly that – the reasons behind drummy tiles. You’ll also learn how to fix them.


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