Living by the beach is the ultimate dream. However, there is a downside to living so close to the water- sea salt. The salty atmosphere can do serious damage to your home’s exterior. Whether it’s the paintwork or the windows, the ocean spray can be a real menace for your home’s maintenance.
Designed well, verandahs can be a home’s haven. Be it for a get-together with friends, moments of quiet reflection, reading, craft activities or simply sitting and relaxing, a veranda can be a versatile space and a space you truly love. To get the most out of your verandah, however, there are factors you should consider…
Whether you’re a fan of insects or terrified of creepy crawlies, you’d probably agree insects belong outside and not inside your house. Not only are bugs potentially annoying and distracting when they get into the house, their presence can lead to unsanitary conditions, bites, and even disease transfers.
Autumn is Australia is a special season. Gone is the oppressive heat of summer, we welcome cooler days and evenings, gentle breezes, light cardigans and red wine. It’s a season made for intimate outdoor entertaining, and the best events begin with an eye for design.
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…).
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.
Lets light up the barbie!
Outdoor living is about enjoyment, and there is probably nothing more fun than having friends and family over for a good old barbecue.
A few tips for the perfect BBQ, it doesn’t matter how experienced or new you are to the grill and tongs scene, it always comes handy to have some basics clear.
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.