Australia’s nice warm weather may mean more enjoyable outdoor dining and great sports on television, but it also means unwelcome house guests in the form of flies. Australia is home to around 30,000 species of fly, with the bush fly, house fly, blow fly and the mosquito the most common.
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.
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.
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.
Nothing make your house look old and tired like dirty, dusty and frayed screens. They devalue your home but are also pretty ugly to look through. Once the fly screens are damaged there really isn’t anywhere to go but to replace them. Once replaced you can do some easy maintenance to give them more life.
Depending on where you are located you will need to take into account the environment and the effects it can have on the life of your screens.
It is always upsetting to hear of a child passing away, what’s worse is hearing that it happened in the “safety” of their own home in an avoidable circumstance. Since the early 1990s at least 15 young Australian children have tragically died as a result of unfortunate strangulation incidents involving blind cords & chains.
Most at risk are children under 3 years of age left alone bedrooms and common areas where loose blinds and curtain cord/chains are within reach.The most likely dangers which can lead a child to loop over the cords over their head or get tangled in loose cords occurs when:
I’m always amazed at the number of new houses and apartments that are being built around Australia where fly screens are offered as an option. Surely with our climate and lifestyle screens should be standard. So here are some reasons why I think you should install screens in your home.