How to Prevent Fading in a Summerhouse

Found in a large number of suburban Australian homes, summerhouses are a popular way of creating an additional room in a garden. Because they have lots of windows, usually in the form of large glazed doors, summerhouses can get hot when they are not open. In addition, the amount of glazing allows lots of ultraviolet light in. In turn, this will cause the contents of a summerhouse to fade in time. [Read More]

Reasons To Choose Aluminium Frames For Your New Double Glazed Windows

Whether you want to block out outside noise, prevent heat exchange that jacks up your heating an air conditioning bills or provide better security against burglars and other intruders, there are many good reasons to install double glazed windows in your home. However, any double glazed window is only as good as the frames that hold the two separate panes of glass in place, and when it comes to choosing frames you have a variety of different materials to choose from. [Read More]

Discoloured Concrete Paths: Causes and Solutions

There's a reason why so many homes have paths made of concrete tiles. It's relatively inexpensive, aesthetically pleasing, and extremely durable. While concrete tiles can discolour as the years go by, this is generally a very minor lightening due to exposure to the sun and other elements. When one or more concrete tiles begin to darken, this is a sign that all might not be well, and a straightforward replacement is only ever going to be a temporary fix. [Read More]

Shower Screens—The Irresistible Appeal of Glass

You may have been deliberating on giving your bathroom a facelift, but could be wary of spending outrageous amounts of money on a large-scale remodel. When some homeowners factor in how much work needs to be completed plus the cost of all the supplies and labour, the project remains a non-starter, and they stay stuck with their decrepit bathroom. But this does not have to be your reality. There are small changes that you can make that can have a massive impact on your space; one of them is changing out your shower curtains for a glass shower screen. [Read More]