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.
8 March 2017
Leadlight windows can be a beautiful feature in a home, but they can also be very delicate. If you have a leadlight window in your home that needs repair, here are some simple steps to follow. Clean the window Before you start the repair, it's important to clean the window fully. Leadlight windows can be very delicate, and in addition to the obvious cracks there may be small fissures and cracks in the connecting lead 'cames'.
7 March 2017
Homeowners have different motivations for wanting to tint their home windows. Some of the common reasons why many people invest in home window tinting include adding privacy, improving aesthetics, protecting the interiors of the home from direct sunlight, improving comfort, and so on. No matter the reason why you want to tint your home windows, you should first understand that not all window tinting films are made the same. Here is a breakdown of a few window tinting films available on the market for homeowners to choose from.