Two Features That Can Enhance the Functionality and Appearance of Your Home’s Outdoor Area

10 October 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you're fortunate enough to have a decent amount of space in your garden, it might be worth adding a few new features to this part of your property, in order to enhance its appearance and functionality. Read on to find out more about what kind of features might be useful in this area of your home. A carport If you own a car or if the people who visit your home are vehicle owners, then it's worth having a carport built somewhere in your garden. Read More 

How to Save Money on a Needed Kitchen Remodel

9 October 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Although a kitchen remodel can sometimes be expensive and time consuming, there are times when it's simply needed and cannot be put off any longer. Floor tiles may be peeling away, there may be chunks missing from the benchtop surface, or the cabinets may be damaged beyond repair, so that the kitchen isn't even safe, much less ready for food prep! Because a remodel may be very expensive, even when it's very necessary, note a few tips on how to save money on that remodel. Read More 

Questions to Ask When Getting a Glass Shower Screen

3 October 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

A glass shower screen can open up a home's bathroom and make the space look larger; the screen can even reflect light, so a dark and dull bathroom may seem brighter and cleaner when you have a glass shower screen installed. Since there are so many options for such screens, note a few questions you might ask your manufacturer and installer about your choices, so you know you're happy with your bathroom space for as long as you own your home. Read More 

Awnings and Why They Are Essential to Your Home

2 October 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Awnings are enjoying a resurgence in many Australian homes. They are valuable home design features that were used to keep homes cools in the days before air conditioning. However, with the increased focus on sustainable design, homeowners are now renewing interest in the power awnings. Other than their aesthetic appeal, here's why awnings are essential to your home. Increased energy efficiency Are your utility bills a little bit high for your comfort? Read More 

Commonly Asked Questions About Asbestos Removal in the Home

26 September 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Asbestos is not a substance that is often found in homes today, as this material is heavily regulated, or even outright banned, as a construction material in many countries. Older homes that were built before such laws were put into place, however, may have this substance in the attic, wrapped around plumbing pipes and in other such spaces. If you think your home has asbestos, note a few questions you might have about it and its removal, and then be sure to discuss your concerns with a contractor as needed. Read More