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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»

Three Steps To Maintaining New Canvas Awnings

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Now is the perfect time to have canvas awnings fitted at your home. The end of winter is only a week away, which means spring and summer are just around the corner. Making the decision to install now means you’re less likely to have to wait for a contractor to be available. However, as someone who has never owned canvas awnings before, you have some apprehension about taking care of them. Use these three tips to ensure you are fully educated and armed with the equipment you need to keep your awnings looking good as new day after day. Read More»

How to Add Some Style to Your Home's Window Blinds and Shades

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If you want to add some eye-catching style to your home’s windows, curtains are usually an easy solution. However, as colourful and stylish as curtains might be, they can also be overpowering for a smaller room, and might get in the way of foot traffic or furniture.  Blinds and shades are often preferred for smaller spaces in particular, and for homeowners who prefer a minimalist look. Whatever your reasons for choosing blinds or shades over curtains, it’s still good to avoid any window treatment that is sparse and dull! Read More»

3 Simple Ways To Give Your Windows A Modern Makeover

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Windows are a vital feature in the home. They’re the source of natural light in a room, and they’re also your portal to view the outside world. They also play a large role in creating a pleasing overall aesthetic in a room. Tired, unloved windows and window dressings can drag a room down in the style stakes. Fortunately, even the dowdiest and most neglected windows can be totally transformed with a few simple and inexpensive changes. Read More»

5 Things to Consider with Shade Sails

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Shade sails are increasingly popular in Australian homes, not just public places like plazas and school playgrounds where you only used to see them. If you are considering making more shade in your garden, then a shade sail is one of the best ways you can go about this. However, there are some considerations that all homeowners should have in the back of their mind when it comes to these useful products. Read More»

Essential Equipment for Moving House Efficiently

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Moving house is a pretty arduous task, and one that most people dread. Despite reminding yourself how nice it will be once you’re settled into your new property, the thought of all the work that comes first is enough to sour the whole experience. Using a house removals company takes a big chunk of the stress out of it all, but there’s still all the sorting, packing and unpacking to do. Read More»

Choosing Feline-Friendly Bouquets For Wooing Cat Owners

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Buying a special gift for a prospective partner can be a minefield to say the least, but a beautiful bouquet of freshly cut flowers is still as reliable as ever, and having your bouquet delivered straight to your loved one’s door by a flower arrangement delivery company can add that extra touch of thoughtfulness. However, buying flowers for cat owners can be a little more challenging; while these furry hellraisers may attempt to eat anything that passes in front of their nose, many popular cut flowers are highly toxic to cats if eaten, and some can even be deadly if consumed in sufficient quantities. Read More»

3 Additions That Will Increase The Privacy Of Your Outdoor Living Space

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Outdoor living spaces are an important part of many Australian homes. They’re often considered an extension of the interior living space and are used for dining, socialising and relaxing. However, if you live in a densely populated area, you might feel that your outdoor living area lacks privacy, which makes it less than ideal. Fortunately, it’s possible to create a more secluded and private space by using specially designed privacy products. Read More»

How to Choose the Right Retractable Flyscreen for Your Home

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Retractable flyscreens are a must-have for just about any home, as they keep out bugs and other pests, while still allowing for fresh air circulation inside the home. Retractable flyscreens are especially good for patio doorways, where you might want to open the screen fully while entertaining guests to allow for easier foot traffic in and out of the home. These screens can also be good for kitchen windows, as opening the screen can allow for more venting of smoke or steam. Read More»