Friday September 25, 2020

Gaff Goddess is doing it herself

Property portfolio developer Laura de Barra has picked up plenty of DIY know-how on the job. Now she’s sharing it in her new book, Gaff Goddess

9th February, 2020
Laura de Barra sees no reason to pay for repairs you could do yourself. Picture: Fergal Phillips

How many people does it take to change a light bulb? If you asked Laura de Barra, she’d probably ask what kind of fitting you’re changing and what sort of bulb you’re using, and maybe advise on what lumens, wattage and number on the Colour Rendering Index to opt for. From her experience with tenants, changing a light bulb is no small task for a surprising number of clever and dependable professionals....

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