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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»

Mistakes Many Homeowners Make When Cleaning Their Carpets

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Carpets should be shampooed or otherwise given a deep cleaning on a regular basis; this might mean every year or even more often, depending on the foot traffic inside your home. A homeowner can rent a carpet cleaning machine from a home improvement store and try to manage this cleaning themselves, but note a few mistakes they often make in the process. Doing so will ensure you avoid these mistakes if you’re thinking of cleaning your home’s carpeting or help you to determine if the job is best left to a professional. Read More»

How to Choose the Right Details for Your Home's Custom Cabinets

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When working with a custom cabinetmaker, you have the freedom to choose all the details and features you want from those cabinets, so that they fit your home’s space and also coordinate with all the surfaces in the room where they’ll be installed. However, while having all those choices and options is good, this also means that it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the many details available to you! Note a few tips for choosing the right features for your home’s custom cabinets, to make the selection process easier on you and to ensure your new cabinets are exactly what you need in your home. Read More»