Improving the Inside and the Outside of Your Home

« Back to Home

2017

4 Reasons Why Plantation Shutters Might Be The Ideal Window Dressing Choice For Your New Look Room

Posted on

When you’re redecorating a room in your home one of the features that have the most impact is your choice of window dressing. Window dressings can set the tone for a room and help to define the entire look you’re trying to achieve. An enduringly popular window dressing choice is plantation shutters. Here are four reasons why they might make the ideal choice for your new look room. 1. They suit any design style Read More»

Achieving a Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget: How to Get a Luxe Bathroom for Less

Posted on

Bathroom renovations are one of the most expensive home upgrades, second only to kitchen renovations. However, you don’t have to forfeit your life savings to achieve the look of the gorgeous designer bathroom images you have been drooling over. There are many ways to achieve a high-end feel after a bathroom renovation without costing you a fortune. Here are a few tricks to help you achieve that. Consider a marble wallpaper Read More»

Double Glazed Windows: Not Just For Keeping You Warm

Posted on

It’s widely known that double glazed windows provide extra insulation to your home, helping to keep you much warmer on chilly evenings. The two panes of glass are separated by a layer of inert gas and sealed together to create a reliable buffer between you and the outside world. This makes sure the heat stays in and the cold stays out, so you can cut down on the energy use it takes to maintain a comfortable temperature. Read More»

Cleaning Tips That Will Keep Your Acrylic Shower Screen in Mint Condition

Posted on

Shower screens come in different materials and styles, but they all perform the important job of keeping water away from the rest of the bathroom when someone is taking a shower. If you are considering installing an acrylic shower screen in your bathroom, you might have already heard that it is so easy to clean. However, many people still struggle to keep their acrylic shower screens clean because they overlook the fact that acrylic is only a low-maintenance product and not a completely maintenance-free one. Read More»

Two Maintenance Tips For Your New Exterior Motorised Awning

Posted on

As a first time homeowner, having motorised awnings installed on your home is a wonderful step towards cool summer living. Motorised awnings expand quickly and easily to provide your family with a tight canvas shade cover for lazy summer dining or casual catch ups. However, as with all motorised devices, it is important you know how to look after your new awning so that you get years of life out of them. Read More»

Avoid These Mistakes When Designing a Home Staircase

Posted on

When having a new home built, or if your current home has an old staircase that needs replacing, you can usually work with a contractor to design a staircase from scratch. This allows you to create a set of stairs made from a unique and original material, and which is very personalized so it’s a good fit for your home and its overall decor. However, note a few mistakes you want to avoid if you’re designing a staircase, or even choosing one from a catalogue for your home. Read More»

How to Design a Room With an Awkward Shape

Posted on

Most suburban Australian houses are fairly uniformly designed with many of the rooms being conventional rectangles. This regular floor plan means that interior decoration is relatively easy. After all, most furniture and wall hangings are designed for rectangular rooms and are, themselves, fashioned with plenty of ninety-degree angles. However, if you have a room with a nook that doesn’t quite fit in with the rest of your home’s d├ęcor, or you have a curved area, then it can become trickier. Read More»

How to Choose the Right Blinds for Your Workshop

Posted on

Need new blinds for your workshop? Don’t just choose the first pair that you see. Anyone creative will know how much difference one item can make and how well they’re able to work in a room - and that includes blinds. The right blinds will create a comfortable space that allows you to create your best work, without any annoyances or inconveniences. Read on for details on three features every workshop blind needs: Read More»

6 Ways to Boost the Efficiency of Your Home's Air Conditioning System

Posted on

During a hot summer, using your home air conditioning system can lead to large energy bills. By making your air conditioning system work more efficiently, you can reduce your energy spending without sweltering in the heat. Use these tips to boost cooling efficiency and keep your power usage low: 1. Insulate Your Home Insulation isn’t only useful for keeping your home warm in winter. During the summer months, hot air can seep into a poorly insulated home, sending indoor temperatures soaring. Read More»

Reasons Your Home Needs Awnings As Soon As Possible

Posted on

Although awnings are not a new concept, an assumption homeowners make is that they are only suitable if they have an exterior living space that they are looking to shade. In reality, awnings can be advantageous to you whether you have a patio or not, as they can be installed directly on your windows. Moreover, they come in a wide assortment of styles to ensure that you can find a design that would be the most complementary to your residence. Read More»