20 March 2017
You can enhance your outdoor space and the general curb appeal of your home by installing awnings. This feature will extend your usable external space inexpensively by providing shade for your patio and decking. Consequently, you will be able to entertain in the outdoors even when the weather is not ideal. In addition, you can install these shading structures above your windows and doors. They will provide protection from the sun, limiting heat gain and fading of furniture due to UV exposure.
17 March 2017
Wooden window frames bring a sense of aesthetic beauty with them, but they are also prone to damage from harsh weather conditions. The good news is that small efforts can extend the shelf life of your wooden frames for a long time to come. Follow these steps to safeguard the wood on your window frames by re-doing the finish – whether you use paint or varnish. Remove All Dirt And Debris From The Frame
17 March 2017
When it's time to choose new windows for your home, you want to ensure you look at all the choices you have for the material of the window frame. Many homeowners will take time to consider the glass and if it's double or triple glazed, coated with energy efficient materials, and the like, but will then forget to consider all the different frame materials. Note a few important details here so you can ensure you choose the best window frames for your home.
14 March 2017
When renovating your home, it is generally a good idea to ensure you strike a healthy balance between safety, functionality and aesthetic appeal. For instance, if you have children and pets, their safety should be just as important as cost, style and colour scheme. This is especially true where windows are concerned. According to a recent study, over 5000 children suffer injuries each year in the US after falling through open windows.
13 March 2017
New windows can enhance a home's appearance and also increase its energy efficiency, as older windows can let in cold drafts during wintertime and warm air during summertime. In some cases, new windows can even add to the value of your home overall. Note a few tips for choosing new windows for your home so you know you make the right choice and are happy with those windows for years to come.
13 March 2017
Roller shutters are ideal additions to windows and doors for various reasons. They increase security in your home by their deterrent outlook. They also offer nice shading from the sun while ensuring air circulation is maintained. They are perfect for areas that get extremely hot or for areas with light summers. When buying roller shutters, many people focus mostly on factors like material, color, or simply cost. These are definitely important consideration points.
10 March 2017
Maintaining privacy is an important issue in many Australian homes. Although most suburban dwellings are set back from the road, centrally-located homes tend to have windows that overlook one another or, in many cases, can be looked into from street level. There are plenty of ways to keep your home looking light and airy on the inside without allowing passers-by to see inside. Let's take a look at some of the most popular options used in Australia these days.