January 2022 – Newsletter

It’s been a wild year, global pandemics, brilliant social media posts and… I can’t remember anything else of note. When we were allowed to trade we did exceptionally well thank you to all of our customers and re-users throughout Tayside. We have indeed weathered the most difficult time in our history. The furlough scheme support […]

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Tips for Restoring Furniture

Professional furniture restorers and hobbyists alike all have one thing in common: the desire to pluck a piece of furniture off the side of the road and restore it to its former glory. What’s not to like? You’re saving something from a landfill and breathing new life into a forgotten item. The former owner only […]

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Rules for Buying Used Golf Clubs

1. Do your research You wouldn’t go and spend £800 on a new set of irons without doing some research beforehand, so don’t do it with used equipment, either. Have a good look at golf club reviews of any clubs that catch your eye. Get a good idea of when the product launched, how much […]

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Recycling Projects for Old PCs

Here are several DIY projects to repurpose and reuse an old PC. 1. Media Center One of the most useful things you can do with an old PC is to move it into your living room and repurpose it as a media center. You can watch movies and TV, listen to music, and play games […]

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Painting Old Furniture

STEP 1: PREP, PREP, PREP! First, prep your piece of furniture. You can’t just slap on a coat of paint and call it a day. It will peel and chip and it will not last. The first thing I like to do before I paint a piece is to give it a good cleaning (after […]

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12 Ideas for Recycling Books into Art

You only need the pages to do the following book crafts. Get out your pens, paint, and origami skills! Book Page Painting: Painting a watercolour on top of a book page is simply lovely you get the beautiful combination of opaque words and translucent colour that’s beautifully mesmerising. Add in the details with a pen […]

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10 Tips for Buying Second Hand Furniture

1.) Try out furniture before you buy: ‘Sample’ the furniture before money exchanges hands. Open up drawers in cabinets, sit in chairs and lean on tables. If an item has been damaged you need to confirm that it is still in satisfactory shape for you to start using at your home. Even if it is […]

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Tayside Re-Users has been Revolve Accredited Again

In our review of Revolve accreditation Tayside Re-Users passed with flying colours. They called out the website by name as being well done so from all of us here (I said it that way so you feel like it’s a team of thousands), we’re glad to serve you well. We’re working behind the scenes and […]

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Getting Bikes for Spring

Spring is just around the corner. Perhaps a bike will be just the thing you need to keep fit this year. Narrow the Search Whether you want a road, mountain, or commuter bike, identify three or four models that suit your needs. If you’re not sure where to start, come in and have a look […]

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Picking a Re-Used Refrigerator

Purchasing a used fridge can be an effective way to obtain one of the most necessary kitchen appliances, and it can also keep more of your hard-earned cash in your wallet. Pre-owned refrigerators often cost less than half the price of new models. However there are a few things to look out for: Remember to […]

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