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Do You Need an Architect For a Residential Extension?

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To begin with, you do not need to hire an architecture firm to come up with plans when designing a residential extension. Indeed, because so many suburban homes in Australia looks similar, you may well find that opting for a standard design is something that will be perfectly acceptable to you. Nevertheless, modern architecture design offers many practical and aesthetic advantages that ought to be factored into your decision making. Therefore, although you may be able to find a so-called design and build firm which can deliver your project for you, it is often preferable to turn to professional architecture firm instead.

2 December 2020

4 Things To Consider When Choosing a Security Door

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One crucial aspect that significantly affects your quality of life is security. You need to ensure that you're safe and that your family and property are safe in your home. One way of doing this is by installing a security door. However, it doesn't stop there. You need to ensure that the security door you choose is significant and will ensure your safety. You need to know what to look out for before settling on a particular door.

28 September 2020

Why Fit Bespoke Cabinets In Your Kitchen?

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Although standard kitchen cabinets will look fine if they are installed professionally, there is nothing like a bespoke alternative instead. Skilled cabinet makers can produce some truly stunning results no matter whether you want a traditional-looking kitchen or one that is much more contemporary in style. What are the benefits of turning to a cabinet maker when refitting your kitchen?  High-Quality Units To begin with, standard kitchen units are not all of the same quality.

29 July 2020

Why you should consider a carport for your property

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If you live in a home without a garage, you may feel that you have no choice but to park in the street. There is an alternative though - a lightweight carport, usually made from wood or aluminium. Here are some of the benefits of using such a structure. Protection from the elements Carports usually contain a roof but are open at two or more sides. This is nonetheless enough to give protection against heavy rain, hail or snow, or conversely, harsh rays from the sun which could cause your car to overheat.

29 May 2020

Controlling Mud on Your Carpet During the Wet Season

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When the skies open and rain starts pouring down, you may be concerned about mud accumulating on your carpet. Other members of your household may walk in with muddy shoes and turn your soft carpet into a soggy mess. The good news is that you can control mud accumulation by acting quickly and using the right cleaning strategy. If left ignored, mud can stick on your carpet fibres and spread germs to your kids or pets.

16 April 2020

Is A Built-In Wardrobe An Unnecessary Splurge?

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Every bedroom comes with a closet. Nonetheless, simply having a wardrobe in this sanctuary does not mean that it is sufficient to keep you organised. What some people do not take into consideration is that their wardrobe usage is different from someone else's — not to mention that the number of clothes, shoes and other forms of attire that you store in this space will also vary from one person to the next.

4 February 2020

DIY Tips for Repairing a Torn Shade Sail

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With summer approaching fast, it is time to get the shade sail from the garage. However, if the shade sail has been sitting unused for a long time, the chances are that it might have some level of damage. While you can find shade sail repair specialists in your neighbourhood, some damages are easy to handle at home. Apart from being a fulfilling challenge, especially if you are a DIY enthusiast, repairing a shade sail at home will save you money.

28 October 2018

How a Retail Interior Designer Could Transform Your Business

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If you have an established retail business that's been going for some years, you may be quite happy with the progress but think that you could do a lot better, especially when compared to some of your competitors. You may think that your brand message and positioning strategies are okay but wonder whether your "bricks and mortar" locations are as good as they could be. Why should you engage the services of an interior consulting professional to see if you can turn things around?

23 September 2018

The benefits of adding smart functionality to your security doors

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Security doors make it harder for intruders to break into your home, thus securing your family and property. However, you can take your security status a notch higher by incorporating smart functionality. Indeed, smart security doors are capable of detecting suspicious activity and notifying you via an alarm system. They can also monitor specific variables and offer a means for two-way communication. Here are some of the benefits of equipping smart security doors in your home.

22 August 2018

Barking Up the Right Tree: Make Good Choices for Your Garden

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Many families like the idea of planting trees in their garden. The thought of watching that sapling grow with your family is appealing — and of course, they provide nice greenery and shade, too. However, picking what kind of tree to plant can be intimidating, especially if you're not an experienced gardener. Naturally, picking a tree with a look that appeals to you is a good start, but here are a couple of ideas to inspire you.

27 July 2018