Why Choose a Home Design Offered by a Home Builder?

When you want a new home built for yourself and your family, you may be thinking that you should work with an architect or designer to design the home from the ground up. This is certainly your choice, but there are some reasons why you might simply opt for a standard design offered by a home builder. Many builders will have a number of pre-selected designs they offer to their customers, and these can sometimes be the better choice than starting from scratch; note why that is and why your home builder's choices can be the right option for you. Read More 

4 Reasons to Pick Aluminium Gutters Over Vinyl Gutters

Homeowners who need new gutters and are into DIY often end up choosing between aluminium gutters and vinyl gutters. Both materials are lightweight, making them easy to use without professional assistance, but aluminium will prove the superior option in almost every way. Here are just four reasons why aluminium gutters are a better choice than vinyl gutters. 1. Aluminium Offers More Colour Options People often think that vinyl gutters will come in more colours than aluminium gutters, but this is not actually the case. Read More 

5 Signs You Should Buy a Collapsible Freestanding Wardrobe Instead of a Wooden One

When most people are asked to picture a freestanding wardrobe, they think of the more traditional type: a large wardrobe made from wood. However, more and more people are becoming aware of the benefits that come along with buying a collapsible wardrobe. These are made from a flexible lightweight material, such as canvas or cotton, with thin metal or wood supports. Though easily compacted down, they will use lengths of the same material to create interior shelves and a central hanging pole; many will also come with additional wooden or metal parts that can simply be moved in and out at will, usually shoe racks. Read More 

Affordable Ways to Help Your Home’s Air Conditioner Work More Efficiently

Your home's air conditioner may be the best way to keep you and your family cool during the long, hot days of summer, but you may not appreciate the utility costs at the end of the season! The good news is that you can help your home's air conditioner work more efficiently with just a few simple tips and tricks, all of which are very affordable and easy for anyone to follow. Read More 

Sailing Home: 3 Locations Around Your Home Ideal For Shade Sail Installation

Under the brutal heat and sunlight of the average Australian summer, shade is naturally at a premium, and ready sources of shade in your garden and other spaces around your home are vital if you wish to fully enjoy the outdoors. If you don't wish to create shade by building a fully-fledged verandah or gazebo, installing shade sails can be an excellent alternative; these enormous bolts of weather-resistant fabric provide excellent shade in almost any weather, and are much easier (and cheaper) to install than other shade-creating structures. Read More