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A Guide to Maintaining Awnings

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Awnings are an excellent investment, especially during summer or winter as they make the outdoors bearable. However, due to their expensive set-up costs, you should maintain them to ensure functionality and durability. Some simple tips for maintaining awnings include the following: Cleaning Cleaning your awning may seem like a job that requires a lot of effort, but it is a simple task. You can remove your awning and lay it on the lawn for cleaning with a garden hose. Read More»

Tips for Removing a Coffee Stain from Carpet

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If you are the sort of person who cannot do a thing before drinking a cup of coffee in the morning, you are certainly not alone. But if you are a coffee drinker who also has a white or light-coloured carpet, this can spell disaster. The moment that black coffee is spilled on carpet feels like a complete disaster that only a professional carpet cleaning service can remedy, but this is not necessarily the case. Read More»

The Benefits of Roller Blinds

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Like awnings, roller blinds lower down from above a window or a glazed doorway. This means that they block the light where it is strongest — at its highest point. This affords you a great deal of light and heat control when you partially lower them. As opposed to curtains, which move horizontally, you can cut out plenty of glare from the sun without needing to make your home dark inside. Read More»

Choose Awning Installation for Enhanced Functionality and Kerb Appeal

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Your home is a direct reflection of your personality. And even if you do not want it to be a representation of yourself, anybody that passes by your property or comes to your residence will associate its appearance with you. Therefore, as much as you pay attention to detail when it comes to the interior of your house, it is also advisable to consider how the exterior of your home looks. Read More»

3 Steps to Choosing the Perfect Shade for Your Table Lamp

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Table lamps are a great decorative homeware item for brightening up any bedroom or living space—in terms of both light and décor. Most new table lamps come with a lampshade, but these stock shades can often be uninspired and underwhelming. Many vintage and antique lamps, on the other hand, may not come with a shade at all. Whatever your reason for buying a new shade for your table lamp, here’s how to find the perfect one for you in three simple steps. Read More»

The 3 Best Ways to Shade an Outdoor Pool

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One of the great benefits of living in Australia is the amount of sunshine the country experiences in the summer months. Of course, many people want to spend as much time outdoors in the summertime as possible, but it’s also important to have elements of shade so that you are protected from things like sunburn and even the development of skin cancer. Of course, covering up with hats and sunscreen is a good idea, but what about when you’re in the pool? Read More»

Four Steps For Pouring a Concrete Patio

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Rather than going through the backbreaking work of laying paving slabs to construct a patio in your back garden, it is much simpler to pour liquid concrete which will then harden to create a durable surface. This is the sort of job that any builder will be able to undertake for you. However, pouring concrete patios is definitely something that many DIY enthusiasts will feel they can do without too much trouble for themselves. Read More»

Tips for Giving Your Outdoor Seating Area More Privacy

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Many Australian homeowners have a patio or a terrace in their back garden where they will entertain guests or simply hang out with their family members on the weekend or in the evening, after work. Most often, of course, this area is close to a barbecue, which is at the heart of Australian culture. Alfresco dining is something of a way of life in the country, but it is sometimes not so pleasant if your outdoor seating area is overlooked by neighbours. Read More»

Are Frameless Shower Screens Worth the Hefty Price Tag?

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If you have recently made the decision to get rid of your shower curtain and upgrade to a shower screen, your next decision will be choosing a material and a type of frame. Glass shower screens, admittedly, have become a favourite among Australian homeowners since they offer a touch of contemporariness that cannot be achieved with any other kind of material. Nonetheless, even when you know that you want glass shower screens, you still have to make a decision on what type of frame. Read More»