Turn Your Garden into a Magical Fairy Grotto

If you're feeling a bit uninspired by the usual garden design ideas, why not try something a bit more magical? Turning your garden into a fairy grotto is a really fun project, sure to be a talking point with guests. If you have kids, then they will love getting involved, and any visiting children will be delighted by exploring. Follow the suggestions below to create your very own magical sanctuary. Read More 

2 Window Additions That Will Help To Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

With summer fast approaching, now is the time to prepare your home for the onslaught of the hot sun. With the cost of electricity constantly rising, making additions to your home which reduce the need to run your air conditioning unit is a smart way to reduce your bills and create a more passive energy footprint for your home. Some of the biggest offenders for allowing the summer heat to enter your home are the windows. Read More 

Don’t Fall! How to Make Your Home Staircase Safer

Staircases may seem innocent enough, but they're actually a common cause of serious injury. In Australia, more than 500 people die as a result of falls in buildings each year, with accidents on stairs accounting for 60% of these deaths. When it comes to stair fall injuries, children and the elderly are the most at risk. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can take action to make the stairs in your home safer. Read More 

Why Every Aussie Home Should Feature a Patio Installation

At first, renovating your garden seems like a fantastic idea. Large lawn areas are great for relaxing. Pools help everyone cool off, flower beds have aesthetic appeal, and backyard cricket is always an option too. However, turning your garden into a place to spend time can cause problems back inside your home. Suddenly, the floor starts to be covered in dust, soil or sand, while mud streaks appear on your carpets. Read More 

Lintelligence: Choosing The Best Materials For Ornamental Exterior Door Lintels

Door lintels aren't exactly the first thing that spring to mind when you think of building design, but incorporating suitable lintels into your exterior doorways and entrances can mean the difference between a solid, watertight building and a crumbling, leaky nightmare. However, exterior door lintels need not merely be load-bearing structures and can also serve as ornamental accents when made from suitably attractive materials. As such, when choosing exterior door lintels, you should choose a material that strikes the balance you need between structural strength and attractive looks. Read More