6 Landscaping Plants for Adding Privacy to Your Yard

If you can't add a privacy fence to your outdoor living space, you can still add privacy with the right plants and hedges. Plants that grow very thick and dense can give you all the separation from neighbours that you need, while even providing a lovely fragrance for when you're enjoying that outdoor area. Note a few suggestions for plants that add privacy to a space, and look for these at your local nursery or home supply store. Read More 

Ideas for Unique Benchtop Materials for Your Home

The benchtop material you choose for your kitchen at home will be very important, as this material needs to stand up to constant abuse from food prep, hot pans, and the rough bottoms of plates and glassware. While granite and natural stone are still popular choices for benchtops, note a few unique materials you might want to consider, and especially for those who are looking for the most eco-conscious choices for the kitchen. Read More 

Benefits of a Keyless Entry System for Homeowners

Have you ever lost your keys and not been able to access your home without calling on the services of a locksmith? If so, then you might have wondered why we tend to rely on this old technology to keep our homes secure in the 21st century. After all, our cars are now nearly all made with wireless entry systems and, if not, they can soon be upgraded by an auto locksmith to provide keyless entry. Read More 

3 Mistakes to Avoid Making When Adding a New Staircase to Your Home

A staircase in any home should be attractive and stylish; however, it also needs to be safe and functional. When you're putting in a new staircase or are having a new home built and need to choose your staircase style, note a few mistakes to avoid making so you know you'll find the best option for your space. Not paying attention to the depth and width of the steps Even if you want to save space in your home, be careful about creating a staircase with steps that are too shallow. Read More 

Custom Curtains: 3 Things to Consider

If you are planning to install custom-made curtains in your home, you will need to think carefully about the length you want them to be before you have them made. Any mistakes made when making custom curtains can be costly. The manufacturer will be able to customise the curtain length to suit your individual taste, but there are three standard lengths which are typically used when fitting new curtains. Window Sill Length Read More