Declutter, refurbish, paint, decorate: Get your project done this winter
No need to procrastinate until spring or even summer. Finish that long overdue project this winter! No matter what you were planning – decluttering and redesigning the cellar, giving your walls and furniture a lick of paint or revamping your workshop. With the help of the tips below, you can accomplish all of these things in winter.
It’s cold and miserable outside and that time of year when darkness creeps in way too early. Understandably, DIY is probably the last thing on your mind. But look at it this way: if you don’t feel like going outside, why not start tinkering at home? Your walls and furniture could do with a lick of paint, the cellar is dying to be tidied and refurbished and your workshop would love to welcome some new tools. I’ve put together a few products that will help you complete your project this winter.
Arrrgh! If your cellar looks like this, it’s time for action.
Tidying and refurbishing the cellar
Taking a look at the cellar, it seems that you have accumulated an impressive amount of stuff over the course of last year. Now every last corner is chock-a-block. This is your chance to declutter, tidy and refurbish. Clear out your cellar completely, chuck or recycle everything you don’t need, give the whole cellar a thorough clean and organise your things before putting them all back. Put up shelves, cupboards and other storage space that help you find things more easily. It’s just more fun when everything is neatly organised.
K 2 Compact Car & Home (1400W, CH version)
This powerful and compact cleaner will appeal to anyone looking for mobility and easy storage in a cleaning device.
WD 3 P Extension Kit (EU version)
When tools are used, the vacuum cleaner switches on automatically and any dirt is sucked off directly.
Drahtstift Sortiment (clasps, double tack, Nails, 815)
Schrauben und Dübelkoffer 620 Stück
Find more cleaning products here and building material here.
A squeaky clean bathroom
Remember the time your showerhead produced a strong jet of water instead of the miserable trickle you have to put up with now? And while we’re at it – your sink’s not looking to clever either. It’s about time to test your plumbing skills and put a sparkle to your bathroom. From showerheads to tubes, taps to bathroom furniture: We’ve got it all. Clean up your act in 2018. Dirt is so 2017.
Brauseschlauch Chromalux 1/2"
The pump spray provides in one product what you need for a hygienically clean bath.
Cascade SLC M24 (Chromed)
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Time for a renovation? No problem. We’ve got the products you need for the bathroom.
Whip your home into shape
Scratches, dents and holes are making your floors look neglected. Worry not – we’ve got a large selection of tiles, hard carpets and other materials that will breathe new life into them. But it’s not just your home that you need to consider but also the immediate surroundings. So how about a new doormat, a bright light or sturdy letterbox? In addition, you could renew any wiring and electronic installations to improve safety and save energy. Multi sockets, LED energy-saving lamps, motion detectors, extension cables, adapters and much more is available from Galaxus.
Bodenroste (6pcs., 0.96m²)
Designboden Stone 4.2 MM NS 0.3 Elba
1-Stab 14MM Eiche Oxi (prefabricated parquet, 1.37m²)
Doormat (40 x 80 cm)
Floor Lamp Sultans Palace 47cm (47cm)
Alu 400 Flach
36D (GU10, 350lm, 5W)
Verlängerungsleitung (10m, Type 13)
multi-switch (5x, T13)
Find more flooring + tiles here, home components here and electrical supplies here
Painting and decorating
Your walls are flaking, white is turning into a greasy shade of yellow and your furniture is suffering from severe discolouration? Add a touch of colour with the help of our extensive selection of paints and painting accessories. Touch up your garden furniture, decorate your walls and correct impurities.
Antikwachs fest (silk matt, 0.20l, Nature)
komplett MICROMIX-LIGHT (21cm)
Durovit (2.50kg, Pure white)
Arbeitsplattenöl (0.38l, Transparent)
Colours For Life (10l, Sao Paolo)
Universal-Sprühsystem W 867 FLEXiO
The multi-talented sprayer for indoor and outdoor use.
Find more painting supplies here.
Bob Ross eat your heart out: Paint and painting accessories as far as the eye can see.
Bring your workshop up to scratch
Nails covering the floor, screws sticking out of the wooden wall and tools scattered all over the room – that’s what your workshop shouldn’t look like. How about investing in a toolbox to tackle the chaos? A new ladder will give you access to the most remote corners of your workshop, whether you’re renovating or cleaning. Power tools make screwing, drilling and sawing so much easier and will speed up any project. And last but not least: Put those finishing touches to your work with the help of multitools and knives.
ComfortLine XXR EasyClix
3 Stufen (Stepladder)
The aluminium safety ladder with multifunction tray and safety retaining bracket offers safety in XXL format: 130 mm extra deep steps.
Stapelkarre Treppensteiger Alu (150kg)
Pro Carbon GSR (124x)
This sturdy, 124-piece ABS toolbox with strong shoulder strap (including Bosch Professional cordless screwdriver and accessories) leaves nothing to be desired.
Black & Decker
EGBL188BAST, 2 Akkus & 160tlg. Zubehörset (Battery-operated, 18V, 1500mAh, Li-ion)
This set provides the perfect power for drilling and screwdriving wood, metal and stone. 18V impact screwdriver, 2 batteries and 160-piece accessory set.
EasyCut 50 (7800min-1)
GSR 12V-15 incl. 39-pcs. set (10.80V, 1500mAh, Li-ion)
At just 169mm, this extremely compact drill is easy to use and great for overhead/tight area work
A classic among Swiss pocket knives: The hunter among the officers' knives! So you're ready for just about any outdoor challenge.
Drehmomentschlüssel (1/2, 30Nm, 210Nm)
Leatherman's most popular model!
Find more articles for your workshop here, Machines + Electric tools here and hand tools here.
The chamber of horrors? Nope, just an extremely untidy workshop.
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