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Three reasons why MBCM Strata Specialists use Jim’s Franchisee’s

Managing an Owners Corporation is not something the franchisees at MBCM Strata Specialists take lightly. There are many tasks to juggle, not least the selection of trades to use on the common property they manage on behalf of their Owners Corporation clients. One thing which is common across the MBCM Strata Specialists network is the […]

Top 5 FAQs About Broken Glass Windows

Glass is a staple in every home, but we all know it has one big downside: it can easily be broken, instantly transforming an everyday fixture into a major safety hazard. Unfortunately, a wayward cricket ball or footy smashing your window is a pretty common occurrence in Australia. In more sinister circumstances, windows are often […]

How To Fix A Leaning Fence Without Replacing It

A fence is the supportive all-rounder keeping your home safe and secure. Depending on your preferences, your fence may just be a functional part of your property, or it may also be an accent piece that completes the look of your home.  Either way, a leaning fence can be a big problem – not only […]

How To Prevent Mould In Your House In Winter

Winter provides the perfect conditions for mould to proliferate indoors, and preventing it can be far easier than treating mould after it’s appeared. As mould spores are invisible, it can sometimes go unnoticed in the early stages, but it’s critical to stop the spread as soon as possible. Mould can be dangerous to your family’s […]

How to Clean Your Wheelie Bin: A Step-by-Step Guide

Every Australian household has the classic green and yellow wheelie bins tucked away somewhere in the yard. Depending on where you live, you’ll have one for recycling, one for general waste and maybe even a third bin for green waste.  While our rubbish is collected and removed from them weekly, most homeowners don’t remember to […]

How to know if you should repair or replace your computer?

Working from home has become more popular than ever, so it’s essential that our devices are working optimally. There’s no worse feeling than experiencing technical difficulties right before a deadline or an important meeting.  If you’ve recently found yourself working with a laggy and noisy laptop, you might be wondering if it’s time to send […]

3 Ways Locksmiths Can Help With Your Car

Our cars are our valuable personal assets, so it’s important to stay proactive in keeping your vehicle safe and secure. Locksmiths aren’t just qualified to deal with building locks and keys; they can also come in handy if you ever happen to find yourself in a sticky car key situation. Here are just 3 ways […]

5 Reasons To Order Your Fresh Produce To Your Home

Meal delivery kits have been all the rage in recent times, but for those who still want some flexibility in their weekly menu, meal kits and recipe boxes can be a little limiting. Getting produce boxes delivered to your home is a great way to get the best of both worlds. You’ll be able to […]

What is Jim’s worth?

Today, there are over 4,350 Jim’s franchises Australia-wide, making Jim’s Group Australia’s largest franchising family. But how did it all start, and what is it really worth today? What year did Jim start? The story of Jim’s Group began in the 1980s, when a graduate student decided to start a part-time gardening gig to make […]

5 FAQs about Home Electrical Jobs

Electrical work should never be taken lightly. Dodgy electrical work can cause life-threatening harm to yourself or other members of your household. That’s why it’s crucial to understand the basics of electrical work, and to understand why you should never attempt to do any installation or wiring jobs on your own. In this article, we’ll […]

5 Money-Saving Tips For This End-Of-Financial-Year

It’s that time of year again… tax time!  Whether you love it or hate it, preparing for the end of financial year (EOFY) is something we all need to do. However, there are a few things you can do to make tax time just that little bit sweeter. Looking to save a little bit of […]

How Do You Fix a Hole in a Plaster Wall?

We’ve all had a mishap at some point in our lives that’s ended with a hole in the wall. From moving furniture to door knobs without door stoppers, there are endless ways for our interior walls to get damaged during daily life. Today, we’ll show you how to repair a hole in a plaster wall […]

Paving FAQs: 5 of the Most Commonly Asked Questions about Paving

It’s the simple things that make the biggest differences. A good paving job can totally transform the look and feel of a property, so it’s a good option to keep at the back of your mind if you’re thinking about starting a home or commercial renovation project.  Here at Jim’s Paving, we receive plenty of […]

Jim Penman and the pursuit of happiness

Jim’s Group CEO and Founder, Jim Penman on the topic of happiness and how you can be improve yours? SUBSCRIBE to the Jim’s Group podcast on iTunes, Spotify and other platforms.   Joel Kleber  00:07 Are you happy? And what do you about obtaining happiness?   Jim Penman  00:11 Well, first answer is yes. I, […]

What Franchise Should I Buy?

Buying a franchise is a big commitment. Not only is it a sizable financial commitment, buying a franchise also asks you to commit a huge amount of time, energy, and effort into making your new business grow. That’s why it’s important to really assess whether or not a particular franchise is the right fit for […]

5 Easy Ways to Protect Your Data

As our data becomes more and more valuable in today’s information-driven world, it’s become more essential than ever for individuals to protect their personal information from data breaches and hacks. A data breach occurs when personal or business data is accessed, disclosed without authorisation, or lost. Data breaches happen more often than you might think, […]

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a House

Buying a house is no small feat. For many of us, purchasing a house is the culmination of many years of planning and saving. You want your new home to be something that you love for years to come, so it’s important that you do all the necessary prep-work.    Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer […]

Should you change the locks when you buy a house?

Moving houses is chaotic enough as it is, but if there’s one thing you absolutely do need to prioritise, it’s changing the locks. Unless your beautiful new home is a new build, you can be sure that there are at least one set of your house keys in circulation somewhere in the world. Even if […]

Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Cleaner

If you’re working a 9-5 job and have a long list of commitments and appointments to juggle, cleaning your house isn’t the ideal way to spend the precious time that you do get to yourself. Hiring a regular cleaner will inevitably free up your spare time and will allow you to spend more time on […]