Australia’s climate varies greatly from state to state. Much of the country experiences a relatively moderate climate, but there can be blazingly-hot summers and freezing winters. With the changing weather, it’s also common to see insects such as mosquitos and flies become regular – and unwanted – visitors. To accompany the changing weather and to shield your home from insects, fly screens are a must to give you peace of mind and keep your family comfortable, no matter the season.
Extending your house is a popular type of home improvement. It makes sense to want to improve where you live by creating more space. One of the most popular types of renovation is installing bi-fold doors, and it’s easy to see why. Bi-fold doors are perfect to integrate two spaces that otherwise would have to be permanently separated, such as the indoors and the outdoors.
Bi-fold doors can transform any living space into a welcoming and spacious entertainment zone — merging the outdoors with the indoors. We’ve put together this handy overview to answer all of your practical questions regarding bi-fold door configurations and their screening solutions.
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.
Windows and doors allow the flow of natural light into the interior spaces your home. However, opening up your windows and doors can mean unwittingly allowing a whole host of unwanted things into your home – insects, organic materials carried in by the wind, and even the unwanted gaze of neighbours.
Pleated insect screens are one of the most innovative and easy-to-use screen systems for your home. They offer convenience and space efficiency without the traditional restrictions and limitations of regular insect screens. Elegant and functional, pleated insect screens also come with aesthetic and visual benefits for your spaces, allowing you to seamlessly open up your interiors to nearby outdoor living areas.
Patio doors create entry points into your interior spaces from your outdoor spaces. They need to be aesthetically appealing while supporting energy efficiency and security. Patio doors come in a wide variety of styles, but two of the most common are French doors and sliding doors. So, which is right for your home?
Summer can also bring about heat waves; sun streaming through the windows making it even hotter inside. And if you’re home isn’t designed to deal with the intense heat, you could be using a lot more electricity than you actually need to trying to cool it. Is your home designed to really make the most of the summer lifestyle? Do you have a relaxing outdoor entertainment area? What about a sunroom you can enjoy without those pesky flies? Can you enjoy time spent indoors? Are you really utilising the extra hours of natural light, or do you find yourself flicking light switches every time you enter a room?
How is it already 2018? Be ahead of the curve and keep up to date with your interior design. Here are the top 11 modern interior trends for the coming year.
One of the most popular decorating trends, succulents and cacti seem to be popping up everywhere. And there are some very valid reasons for this. First off, they add some lovely greenery to the space, and second, they’re exceptionally easy to maintain. Use them in any room of the house and they’re sure to bring some fresh air, liveliness and wonderful textures to the area.