Most homes have a fire extinguisher of some kind. The curious thing about these fire extinguishers is that many people don't know how to use theirs, what type they need, or what the different codes on the extinguisher mean. Before you just write off your fire extinguisher as something you need and then let it begin collecting dust under a sink or in the cabinet, there are a few things you should know.
11 October 2016
Adding an extension on to an existing property is a popular choice for many Australian home-owners. Extensions fulfil the need for more living space, without the inconvenience of selling your property and buying something new. It also a great way to increase the capital in your home, and can add tens of thousands of dollars of value if done well. The key to increasing the value of your home is not over capitalising on your extension.
22 September 2016
If you find that your alfresco area becomes a bit of a dead area which is only used when you entertain it might be time to rethink how you have it set up. Here are some tips to make sure that the area is an important part of your living space. A comfortable outdoor dining table set It's important to have an outdoor dining table that is as comfortable to use as possible, not just one that looks great.
31 August 2016
Home designers are touting stools as one of the must-have items for your home this year, and if you are in the market for a new stool or a new set of stools, you may want to consider teak. Wondering why teak stools should top your list? Here's a look at some of the top reasons: 1. Teak stools can work in every room of your home including the bathroom
15 August 2016
When you think of opening roofs, you may think of a large opening roof over a swimming pool in a hotel, but that's not the only type of opening roof. In fact, these roofs can be pared down for residential structures, and if you are designing a tiny home, you may want to embrace the opening roof idea for your little home. Here are a few benefits of opening roofs on tiny homes:
3 August 2016
Love the idea of restoring your gorgeous brown or black locks? Or perhaps you're in the mood to uplift your appearance with a bold red or blonde look. Either way, hair dye allows you to make the changes you desire. And while you're blissfully anticipating your new look, a hair dye spill on your carpet can turn into a horrifying nightmare –– unless you undertake these quick carpet cleaning directions to eliminate the stain forever.
19 July 2016
It's fair to say that Australia's climate is hardly forgiving, with low annual rainfall and frequent droughts a perennial hazard to landscaping plants. As such, finding ornamental shrubs suitable for public spaces, roadside verges and other areas particularly vulnerable to droughts can be challenging -- fortunately, you don't have to look far to find the right shrub for you. Australia's native ecosystem offers a range of hardy and attractive ornamental shrubs that can shrug off the effects of water deprivation.
13 July 2016