Energy-Saving Tips in Australian Homes

The total amount of energy used every day in Australia could charge 110 billion mobile phones. Much of this usage is unavoidable, but there’s still plenty of it that is wasted. Energy efficiency begins at home, so be sure to implement these tips if you want to conserve energy and save quite a bit of money too.

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Making a Rented Home Your Own

When you live in rented property, it can be difficult to make it feel like it is truly your home, but that doesn’t mean you can’t add a few personal touches. If you wish to make a few small-scale changes that aren’t unreasonable, there is a good chance that your landlord will approve.

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Home Improvement Trends 2017

This infographic looks at some of the hottest trends in home improvement so far this year. The nature of what is ‘in vogue’ in interiors is usually rather dynamic, so now is the time for the trends featured below to shine.

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The Real Cost of Renovating Your Kitchen

Do you intend making a few amendments and embellishments to your kitchen, or are you planning on a large-scale overhaul? The scale of renovation will determine the overall cost of the project, so be sure to set aside a budget that’s appropriate to the work that you’ve planned.

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Home Burglary: Are You at Risk This Easter?

Household burglaries are one of Australia’s most widespread crimes.

Money is most commonly stolen (19%) followed by jewellery (18%), 1 with other items such as firearms, laptops, cameras, phones and televisions also frequently thieved.

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Air Conditioning & Your Health

Air conditioning (AC)can be a great relief when the weather is particularly hot but it’s important to keep the AC in good condition. Regular maintenance of the AC is essential to ensure it doesn’t affect your health.

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Home Improvement Ideas

Sometimes the problem with home improvement is actually deciding what you want. There are so many different options and you have to balance your desires with your budget. Maybe include one of our alfresco blinds as part of it!

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10 Must Have Home Renovation Apps

If you’re doing any home renovation projects, there are so many apps that can help you along the way. For example, Houzz is an absolutely fantastic resource as it lets you look in to other peoples’ homes for inspiration and connect with the best professionals in your area. We hope to see some of our shutters feature in your home!

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