1. Use emery board to remove minor stains from suede.
Dirtying anything suede can be a disaster. It’s almost impossible to get a stain out. Picking up an emery board and giving you suede a light rub can help roughen up the fibres and remove the stain.
2. Use vet wrap to stop blankets slipping.
Prevent blankets from rolling right off their racks. Wrap vet wrap over the rack to give them a bit of extra grip.
3. Use a dustpan to fill water buckets.
Can’t fit your bucket into the sink? Use a hollow-handled dustpan to funnel water out of the sink and into the bucket.
4. Use tall socks as a tail bag.
Cut off the ends of an old pair of knee-high socks and use them as a makeshift tail bag.
5. Use pool noodles to keep your boots in shape.
Want to keep your riding boots in line? Cut some pool noodles to size and slip them in.
6. Make a DIY bridle rack.
Nail some empty tuna cans to a plank of wood for an extremely simple DIY bridle rack.
To take it up a step and go for a classier look, use old horse shoes screwed into the board.
7. Use coloured zip ties to identify your equipment.
If you’re at a show and you don’t want any of your stuff to go missing, attached coloured zip ties to your things so you can quickly identify them.
8. Use a pool skimmer to remove mess from your horses’ drinking water.
It’s the simplest way to clean up the drinking water. If a pool skimmer is too big, consider using a pet fish net.
9. Line your buckets with garbage bags to prevent spillage.
Instead of pouring water directly into a bucket, line the bucket with a garbage bag. You can then tie the bag close and use a wheelbarrow to transport it without any spills.
10. Bandage your own leg.
Forgot your chaps? No problem, just bandage up your own leg to avoid pinches.
BONUS – Use an old halter to suspend a pot plant.
A great little idea that will make you backyard a little more interesting & unique.
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Carports & Garages in Kyneton
We build carports & small garages in Kyneton, Victoria.
How Much Do The Cost?
The average cost of a carport is $7,195 for an 11m x 6m carport.
You can lower costs by purchasing the kit only and installing the carport yourself.
Central Steel Build was established in 1975 and has always been located in Kyneton, Victoria. We’ve grown since our inception, and have build over 50,000 sheds, garages & carports. We now build a variety to buildings, ranging from small projects right up to industrial grain sheds, helicopter hangars & more.
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5 Of Our Best Aircraft Hangars
Our Hangabuild range always results in precise, detailed buildings that perform perfectly. Our Hangabuild clients are often technically minded; they expect accuracy & precision and that’s exactly how we like to operate.
Below are 5 excellent aircraft projects we’ve put together in the past.
This control tower for the Ballarat airfields isn’t exactly a hangar, but it’s an impressive building nonetheless.
A series of hangars at the airfields of Bacchus Marsh.
At the Kyneton airfields, a large hangar with room for multiple planes and storage.
Above: Interior of a large hangar at Bendigo.
Below: A personal hangar at Bendigo.