Improving the Inside and the Outside of Your Home

Which Plants Will Thrive in a Dry Australian Climate?

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It is important to remember that whatever sort of climate you have in your corner of the country that new planting will only work well if you do the right preparation work. In other words, when you are thinking about which drought-resistant plants to buy for your garden, you should also consider improving the soil as much as possible for them to thrive. For example, most dry climate plants can withstand a downpour or two, but the soil they stand in needs to be fast draining. Read More»

Your Dream Home: Can Your Architect Help You to Control Your Budget?

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When it comes to having an architect design your dream home, the sky’s the limit. Although, to be more realistic, your local council zoning regulations and your budget are more likely to be your limits. Whether your plans are modest or particularly ambitious, your funds are not infinite, so can your architect help you to keep your budget under control? Body of Work The cost of the architect is going to be part of your allotted budget, but it’s not as though you would choose an architect based solely upon their price. Read More»

What To Look For In A Mattress If You Sleep On Your Stomach

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The vast majority of people sleep predominately on their back or side, so it’s probably not surprising that people who prefer sleeping on their front often have trouble finding a comfortable mattress. Most mattresses simply aren’t made to properly support your body when you sleep on your front, and many stomach sleepers find that their mattresses give them aches and pains in their backs, shoulders and hips.  Fortunately, there are options for those of us who prefer to buck sleeping trends and doze off face-down. Read More»

Two Tips for Those Who Are Frustrated by How Small Their Homes Are

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If your home is far too small for you and your family but moving to a bigger property is not an option right now, you might find the following two tips to be useful. Put items that are used only occasionally into a self storage facility If you’re like most people, you probably have a substantial number of items that you only need to use sporadically, or during specific periods of the year. Read More»

Why Shade Sails Can Revolutionise Your School

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Children love to play outdoors and will make a break for their freedom at any opportunity. If you’re in charge of designing and maintaining your school, you know how difficult it is to keep these youngsters out of the sun when they do so. If you are always looking for ways to develop your playground, have you thought about installing some shade sails in strategic locations? There are many ways that these could benefit your school, quite apart from providing some crucial protection. Read More»