Bringing Your Home and Garden Into the 21st Century

Bringing Your Home and Garden Into the 21st Century

Three Low-Cost Privacy Screen Ideas for DIY Enthusiasts

Summer is approaching fast, and you have not yet decided what type of privacy screen you will put up on your patio…what do you do? While privacy screens keep prying eyes away, it does not mean that you should close your patio completely. Privacy screens are supposed to maintain privacy and, at the same time, allow a fresh breeze into the deck during hot days. Nonethel

Internal Or Extenal Shutters: Which One Should You Choose?

Summer is not too far away in Australia, so now is the perfect time to have shutters fitted on your home as one way of keeping your energy costs down during the upcoming hottest days of the year. You already know that shutters help to reflect the sunlight, so your home remains cooler, and that means you don't need to run the air conditioning so often. However, you are

Answering Commonly Asked Questions About Pet Doors for a Residential Home

If you have pets that need to go in and out often, and especially if you're not home during the day, it's good to have a pet door installed for them. This ensures they can relieve themselves as needed, and also keeps you from having to get up every time they need to be let in or out. If you've never had a pet door installed a home before, note a few commonly asked que

How to Create a More Modern and Industrial Look in the Home

If you love a modern and industrial look in the home, you may not need to go through an extensive remodel or renovation to achieve that look. A few simple changes and updates to certain features of the home can make it look more modern and even a bit industrial, and create the open look that is typically offered by modern homes. Note a few of those changes you might c

5 Tips to Consider If You're Creating an Open Kitchen

If you have a closed-off kitchen and you want a more open feel, you may want to consult with a kitchen designer. They can help you decide on the best approach for your space. In the meantime, however, here are some ideas to consider. 1. Remove Walls If you want to open the kitchen so that it flows into other living spaces, you will likely need to tear down walls. If t