Australians have a deep and enduring love for outdoor living spaces. Whether it’s a deck, verandah, patio or balcony, almost every home has an area to use as an outdoor dining and living space. These days, outdoor living has really been taken to the next level with the rising popularity of outdoor rooms. More than simply an outdoor living space, an outdoor room is more like an al fresco extension of the internal living space.…Read More »
Change Your Home and Garden, Change Your Life!
Shutters are becoming an increasingly popular window treatment for homeowners, and this can be attributed to multiple reasons. Shutters, to start with, eliminate the arduous inconvenience of routinely drawing your curtains when the sun rises and set. Secondly, shutters come in a wide range of materials, so you are assured of always finding supplies to match your décor. Nonetheless, this wide selection of options can also make the process of choosing the right shutters daunting for some people, especially if you have never had to make a choice on alternative window furnishings before.…Read More »
Australia can be a harsh country with major environmental challenges like cyclones, flash floods and droughts, but none of these disasters quite captures the Australian conscious like bushfires do. Earlier this year dozens of houses were destroyed by an out of control bushfire. And no one will forget the 173 lives lost in 2009 to the Black Saturday bushfires. With so many examples of major disaster, it is shocking that many Australians still have not taken any precautions to prevent bushfires, so here are three very simple steps you can take to drastically reduce your chances of being a victim of bushfires.…Read More »