Autumn
Garden Landscaping Blog

Top gardening tips for Autumn

April 13, 2017 David Best

Autumn is the ideal time to focus on your garden landscaping, particularly as the weather cools and it becomes much more pleasant to undertake the important tasks that will make your garden vibrant when Spring returns.

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Here are some helpful Autumn gardening tips for Australian gardens.

Fertilise your lawn

Autumn is the best time to give your lawn a good feed, as the cooler nights have slowed down the growth of your grass but the roots are still thriving in the warm soil. These are ideal conditions for lawn repair, particularly with a slow-release fertiliser that will help develop thicker grass and stronger roots.… continue reading

Furniture and mounting
Home Improvement Blog

Home Theatre: A Selection and Installation Guide

April 8, 2017 Lillian Conners

A home theatre of your dreams should be your leisure and comfort zone, your safe haven from all of life problems and challenges, a room where you can escape and enjoy unforgettable moments with the ones you love. Let’s take a look at the best options out there so that you can create a home entertainment centre you’ve always wanted.

Choosing the TV

First and foremost, size isn’t everything. But, size and quality do go hand in hand and choosing the perfect TV for your setting means the difference between watching a dimmed picture in a bright room (looking at your own reflection basically) and losing yourself in a vivid display of colours in a perfect setting.… continue reading

Bathtub
Home Improvement Blog

Choosing a Bathtub: Pros and Cons of Different Materials and Designs

April 1, 2017 Chloe Taylor

Designing a bathroom requires various considerations that depend on the pipe layout and functionality. One of the biggest dilemmas homeowners have in planning this room is whether they should decide for a bathtub or a shower. There is no doubt that showers have their perks when it comes to saving space and time, but they can’t be compared with the comfort provided by bathtubs. Don’t think your work is over if you decide for a tub, you still need to choose the design and material that will work the best for you.… continue reading

Paving Patterns and Designs
Garden Landscaping Blog

The 6 Most Popular Paving Patterns and Designs (With Examples)

March 25, 2017 David Best

The widespread use and popularity of paving patterns dates back centuries. Starting with the Romans, who experimented with and pioneered various paving designs spanning thousands of mosaic and cobbled paths and roads, these earliest paving patterns and designs can still be seen in ancient cities around the world today.

Paving patterns: from past to present

Of course, these early paving patterns were basic and crude, matching the limited tools the medieval builder had to work with. Today, paving designs are modern, intricate and sophisticated, and the range of paving patterns and designs that modern builders can work with are vast because high quality modern pavers can be easily and meticulously cut and shaped.… continue reading

Painted Interior Woodwork
Painting & Decorating Blog

Proper Ways to Paint Interior Woodwork

March 15, 2017 Lillian Conners

Every now and then, your interior woodwork might benefit from a fresh coat of paint, which would not only improve the visual, but also the functional aspect of the woodwork inside your home. The job is not easy and requires a lot of attention and patience, but it is far from impossible, especially when you know exactly what needs to be done and what kind of result you want to achieve.

There are some aspects of such a project that you need to be aware of and approach with due diligence if you want your woodwork to shine.… continue reading

choosing a removalist
Moving & Storage Blog

How To Choose The Right Removalists In 3 Easy Steps

March 15, 2017 David Best

There are only a few things more stressful or distressing than moving house and it’s crucial that you have the best possible removalists to help you with the task. Furniture removal is one of those jobs that can be done by anybody with access to a truck, but it takes far more than that to do it well. Here are some tips to help you make the right choice when deciding who to trust with all of your most valued possessions.

1. Take the time to look around

The market is flooded with a range of different removalist companies and it’s important that you give yourself time to properly examine the right candidates.… continue reading

beautiful backyard getaway
Garden Landscaping Blog

5 Ways to Create a Beautiful Backyard Getaway

March 10, 2017 Chloe Taylor

Creating your own backyard getaway doesn’t have to be too difficult but it can forever change the way you rest and relax at home. You can also play with various DIY options and transform your backyard in a budget-friendly way. If you want to create a perfect backyard getaway, you should consider many aspects. So, don’t rush to complete everything at once. Take your time and analyse your best options so that you can achieve the look that suits your personality perfectly. The following ideas can help you focus even better.… continue reading

easy care plants
Garden Landscaping Blog

4 easy-care plants that will improve your home

February 22, 2017 David Best
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Indoor and outdoor plants are a cheap and easy to way to bring a little nature into your home and in turn make your home life that much better. Whether it’s the relaxation that comes with watering and tending a backyard garden, or that little bit of green colour from a small house-plant contrasting with the off-white hues of cement and mortar, plants can improve your home in more ways than you might immediately think.

The downside is, of course, the maintenance that is often involved in keeping plants healthy, which can put some people off when it comes to investing in them.… continue reading

Kitchen tap
Home Improvement Blog

Kitchen Tap: Making the Right Choice

February 15, 2017 Lillian Conners

When it comes to kitchen taps, most people’s first and only association will be their basic function – to dispense hot and cold water so you can wash your hands, food, or dishes. However, interior designers go beyond that and that’s how making the right choice becomes harder. You can choose from many styles, materials, finishes, etc. and it’s completely understandable if it becomes somewhat overwhelming. So, here’s a nifty guide to kitchen tap choices.

Handle the handle

The first thing to consider is handles on a tap. You can choose amongst single and double-handed but now there are fancy, contemporary taps that operate hands-free, so the choice becomes tougher.… continue reading

Home emergency maintenance
Home Safety Blog

Home Emergency Maintenance: How to tackle Urgent Situations?

February 15, 2017 Chloe Taylor

Apart from ordinary daily chores, we are sometimes faced with unpredictable and emergency situations in our abodes. Then, regular maintenance tips prove to be futile, which leaves many people at their wit’s end. Fortunately, knowing how to proceed in the wake of such a problem can save nerves, money, and ultimately the lives of people living there. The disasters need to be met head-on, without panic: You have to make informed decisions and take effective action.

Electrical hassle

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The first emergency case on the list is electricity going down.… continue reading

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