5 Top Tips to De-Stress and De-Clutter Your Home

You know how it can be difficult to sleep when you have a cluttered, racing mind? Well, it’s equally as difficult to de-stress and feel comfortable in your own home if it’s full of clutter too. If there are things here, there and everywhere, we end up starting off each day on the wrong foot – where are my shoes? Where are my keys? Where is my watch? That’s just not a positive way to start each day.

7 Common Misconceptions About Screening Bifold Doors

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There are lots of different domestic door styles to choose from these days, but by far the most popular in Australia are bifold doors. Available in timber, aluminium, and PVC, these doors are designed to completely open up your home and seamlessly blend your indoor and outdoor living areas.

Window furnishings.

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Window furnishings, where do we start?  Selecting the right windows coverings for your home is one of the most important decisions you will make when renovating. If you choose correctly this one item will do more than just look good. The right window furnishing can be hard at work providing privacy, light control, insulation and possibly security.

Screening against allergies and disease.

Good company is this – not insects!

Good company is this – not insects!

Imagine yourself sitting comfortably in your living room reading a book. You have your bifold doors totally open and an Artilux retractable fly screen doors fully extended. Gentle breeze is coming in and cooling down your place, refreshing the air. Honestly, all you need is a butler to bring you a nice cold sangria (we don’t include butlers with our fly screens unfortunately…).

7 tips for selecting new doors for your home.

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Renovating your home is one of those really exciting processes. As it develops and when it goes to plan, it feels like you are actually watching your dream house come true. There will always be a bit of pain, sweat and tears but at the end is all part of game.

To DIY or NOT. Is it worth installing your own insect screens?

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Let’s face it, when it comes to DIY projects, how many times have we had the following thoughts:

  • How hard can it be?
  • That’s a bit pricey, I think I could give it a shot.
  • I’ve done some DIY work in the past it’s not so hard.

Well let’s give it a bit more thought before committing to a purchase that could be the beginning of the end of domestic bliss…

7 Problems with screening bifold doors.

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There are so many types of door styles available to choose from.  By far the most popular in Australia is the bi-fold door.  Available in Timber, Aluminium and PVC, these doors are specifically designed to totally open up a home blending indoor and outdoor living seamlessly. But opening up your home also opens it up to uninvited guests such a mozzies and flies. So what good are these beautiful doors if you can’t enjoy them?

7 Benefits Of Installing Screens In Your Home.

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There are several reasons why homeowners choose to screen their homes. In general, screens are installed as a way to make the home more comfortable.

As a rule of thumb, there are two types of screens: Security screens which have a double purpose: safety and insect barrier and Fly screens, which have the only purpose of keeping insects out of your home.

French Doors – 7 Reasons Why They Rule.

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Have you ever wondered why French doors never go out of fashion?  Whether you walk into a heritage style or modern house, French doors always create elegant transition from indoor to outdoor living. They simply look beautiful, but is there more to their beauty?

1. French Doors have timeless “Chic”.

French doors have a way of looking “at home” in almost any style of house. Their simplicity lends them to be dressed and personalised to suit traditional and modern homes alike.

What Will 2014 Bring?

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Hi all, and happy new year!

Wishing you and your loved ones all the very best for 2014.

We are back into the swing of things at Artilux and are very excited about what we plan this year will bring.