Help With Your Home And Garden

  • Essential Tips To Help You Plan For Your Custom-Made Curtains

    30 June 2016

    Choosing custom-made curtains offers numerous advantages including the ability to determine the design you want your curtains to have. However, it's important that you pay attention to the functional elements and ensure that the curtains you choose serve the intended purpose. Below are essential tips to help you plan for ideal custom-made curtains. Choosing Mode of Operation  It's advisable that you determine the way you want to operate your custom-made curtains before you can have them ready.

  • Tips For Moving From a House to an Apartment

    21 June 2016

    When you move from a big house to a small apartment, it allows you to simplify your life and save money in the process, but the transition can be difficult. You have gotten used to the amount of furniture and bedrooms in your home, so minimising does take some work in the beginning. Here are some tips for moving from a house to an apartment. Plan On the Essentials First

  • Alfresco Window Coverings | 3 Blind Styles To Turn Your Patio Into A Trendy Haven

    8 June 2016

    Outdoor blinds are perfect when it comes to protecting your windows from harsh sunlight, but they also add decorative appeal to your patio space. Introducing outdoor blinds to your patio is a great way to turn your alfresco living area into a trendy masterpiece –– provided you know what style works best for your home. Vertical Outdoor Blinds Vertical outdoor blinds evoke a feeling of sleek style and lustrous appeal.

  • How to Keep Your Home Cool in Summer Without Breaking Your Budget

    25 May 2016

    Staying cool in summer can be a challenge in some parts of Australia. When the sun is beating down and you can't stop sweating, use these tips to bring down the temperature in your home. Every tip is a cost-effective alternative to simply turning the air conditioning system to its maximum setting. 1. Shut Out Direct Sunlight Sunny days are often beautiful, but letting too much direct sunlight into your home is a sure way to send indoor temperatures skyrocketing.

  • Three Important Factors to Consider When Buying Caravan Awnings

    17 May 2016

    If you want to upgrade your caravan or motor home, you should consider purchasing and installing an awning. This will provide additional space for the family when you are out on the road. In addition, you can enjoy the natural breeze when the caravan interior is too hot. There are numerous awnings in the market to consider when looking for the perfect product for your use. Therefore, it is important to assess and compare the different choices before making a decision.

  • Mould, Pollen and Dust Mite Allergies Can be Prevented by Underfloor Heating

    27 April 2016

    When you ask people about the benefits of in floor heating, you're probably going to hear about how it can lower your energy bills, increase your comfort by providing an even temperature across the home, and increase wall space by removing the need for radiators. This is all true, but fewer people understand just how advantageous in floor heating can be for anyone who suffers from allergies. Mould, bacteria, pollen and dust are common triggers for allergies; here's how an in floor heating system can help work against them.

  • Jacket Storage | 4 Nifty Strategies To Pack Winter Jackets During Summers

    15 April 2016

    If you live in a small or downsized apartment, then chances are that you've invested in a self-storage unit for stocking seasonal items during the year, including your winter jackets. Winter jackets take up a lot of room in the house, so placing them in self-storage may be ideal for the summer months when you don't need them. This guide is designed to help you properly pack your winter jackets for the storage unit in summer.