Building a veranda on your property is a great investment. Not only do you get a dedicated space to enjoy the outdoors or entertain friends, but this living extension inadvertently boosts the value of your house too! Nonetheless, to make the most of your veranda, you need to shelter it so that you can use it all year round. But with the vast array of shelter solutions available, it can be difficult to discern what options would be best for both the short and the long term.
28 December 2020
The bathroom is one of the most private rooms in a home. However, choosing window furnishings for this space can be daunting. The warm, humid and constantly wet bathroom environment makes it hard to determine the best blinds for the space. Beyond curb appeal, you need to choose blinds that are functional and durable. With this in mind, here are four factors to help you find the right blinds for your bathroom window.
21 October 2020
When looking to replace the windows in your house, it may seem easy to simply change out the panes and install new glass, but this will not enhance the kerb appeal of your home. Since you will be engaging in a renovation project already, you should consider upgrading to specialty windows, and one great option that will automatically elevate the appearance of both your interior and exterior is bay windows.
11 September 2020
Indoor blinds help you to control the level of privacy, light and indoor temperature in your house. There are five main types of blinds in the Australian market: Venetian, light-filtering, Roman, black out, roller and plantation blinds. The diverse varieties of blinds in the Australian market make it hard to select the ideal fit for your home. Here are a few things to keep in mind when deciding which types of indoor blinds to put up.
17 August 2020
The windows in your house play an important role. They can be part of the home decor and also reduce energy consumption in a house. Sometimes, however, you may have outdated windows that do not help conserve energy. A great way to deal with such issues is by tinting them. Window tinting is an economical way to increase security and energy efficiency. But there are various things to keep in mind before tinting your windows.
24 June 2020
If you're looking for a design feature to ramp up the decorative nature of your home, you need to look no farther than leadlight doors. Whether at the entrance or internally between rooms, these doors provide several benefits as outlined below. Creates A Sense Of Openness A solid opaque door forms a definite boundary in a room or home. You only need to consider how leaving an internal or entrance door open creates a sense of airiness and light.
9 April 2020
When most people think about installing a skylight, it is usually because of the extra sunlight they want to bring into a room. Some places in a home or office building are simply not suited to more windows. You may have neighbouring buildings or trees that block out light, for example. You could also be restricted as to where you can place glazing according to the local planning regulations, for example, if it meant that you would be able to invade someone else's privacy by the addition of a window.
25 March 2020
Most people have heard the term 'double glazed' in reference to windows before but without really understanding what it means. The term is a bit confusing considering the only other item that is commonly referred to as being glazed are cakes and doughnuts. Double glazed windows are very different from pastries and they can totally revolutionise your homes heating and noise insulation. There are a few key reasons why double glazed windows are better than a traditional window design.
20 March 2020
All over Australia, people are fitting new double glazing units to their home to offer better thermal insulation, to provide less noise ingress and to improve the appearance of their house. Of course, there are plenty of different framing materials you can choose for double glazed windows as well as doors. Typically, UPVC is chosen because it is a relatively inexpensive material. Wood is a traditional choice but is not so long-lasting.
19 March 2020
Although interior shutters are becoming increasingly popular throughout Australia, many homeowners still prefer the external variety. If you are thinking about new window treatments for your home, then you should certainly weigh up the merits of outdoor shutters. What is it about exterior shutters that means they are so beneficial to homeowners? Read on to find out. Better Seclusion One of the main things that people like about exterior shutters is that they afford them a great deal of privacy.
16 March 2020