The Internet of Things – In the Home!

You might have heard about the Internet of Things and assumed it was all to do with I.T. companies and their processes. Well it does in a way but the Internet of Things (IoT) will also or has also made its way into your home and it couldn’t be more exciting!

This infographic that we recently produced aims to explain exactly what the Internet of Things really is and it also highlights some options that are already available or are due to be available for your home soon…very exciting, check it out below!

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Household Crime Australia – Infographic

No one wants their house to be infiltrated by nasty burglars. Not alone is it invasive, it can be a terrifying experience aside from the possible financial loss and the possible structural damage received.
There are ways of protecting your home and measures that you can put in place to ensure you and your family don’t become victims of cowardly home invaders. One excellent way to put off intruders is of course by installing roller shutters but there are many other precautions that you can make in your efforts.

This infographic that we recently produced shows where the hotspots are around our country in terms of household crime. It also pinpoints some tips that can be gained from this information in order to better secure your home so check it out below.

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Interactive Timeline on History of Solar Energy

The world today is in the midst of so many environmental changes. We are witness to increasing smog in our cities and we are being subjected to extreme weather conditions all across the world. Governments have had to sit up and take notice and reassess their policies in order to tackle the situation. Over the years we have seen them try to come to agreement in Copenhagen, in Kyoto and just recently in Paris 2015. The world’s main governments are sitting up and taking notice that the environment and climate change are issues that MUST be addressed for the benefit of the planet’s future.

Solar power is something that we can all use for the benefit of our home energy needs while also fulfilling our own individual responsibilities in terms of the environment. Solar energy allows us to harness the natural resource that is the sun in order to heat our homes and water.
We recently created this Timeline to highlight the history of solar energy…check it out!

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Infographic – All You Need to Know about Blinds

Blinds are a functional part of the home. They can help to keep out sunlight which is especially handy if you are a light sleeper or work shift-work so often sleep during daylight. Blinds also serve to cool a home, giving shade from the direct sunlight. They also help to protect your furniture from the powerful light which can cause furniture colours to fade. Blinds, of course serve other functions like preventing flies and other insects from entering the home but of course also there is an aesthetic element to having blinds.

Blinds can come in many different guises; there are a huge amount of materials to choose from, not to mention colours. As a result, they can really make a feature in your home or help to emphasize a specific theme you have. This infographic that we recently created is a great guide on why you need blinds in your home, the advantages and also the many options you have when selecting them. Check it out below; hope you enjoy it!

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Apps to Improve Home Energy Efficiency – An Infographic

We all have a responsibility to protect the environment and the time could never be more important as now as we are witness to so many natural weather disasters around the world. The world has and is being bombarded with extreme weather conditions so much so that governments have had to sit up and take notice and formulate new plans of action in order to tackle the issues. The onus is also on us as residents of this Earth in that we have a responsibility also to try to improve the situation. This can be done by a change in behavior and in attitude; even small changes can make a difference.

We have put together an infographic below which will help to get you involved in the situation in a positive way. The infographic outlines some apps that will help to reduce your energy costs which will help your own budgetary measures but it is also taking action for the environment. Check it out below!

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Outdoor awnings for the perfect look

New Look, Same Amazing Service

A lot has changed in 15 years, and we have been so busy keeping customers happy, that we forgot to update you on all the great things on offer. So; HalfPrice.com.au took some ‘me’ time and updated our website to better showcase our broad product range and communicate our amazing price offers. It is our pleasure to introduce the all-new HalfPrice.com.au website.

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And The Winner Is…

The winner of the September draw is Mr Chieco of Glenmore Park. Mr Chieco has won $5,000 worth of HalfPrice.com.au product.

To be in the running to be the next months winner, visit one of our shopping centre displays.