Houzz Australia Author: Liz Durnan on Houzz The steamy summer months are almost upon us, so how do we best adapt our homes to prepare for those days when the mercury’s pushing 40? A lot depends on the local climate of course; some solutions that work for the hot and humid top end might not work for southern states. But one thing’s for sure – the more we can maximise natural cooling, the more comfortable we’ll feel and the lower the bills will be in the long term. Photo by Bob Hooks 1. Create sha...
Are you looking for innovative ideas to spruce up the look of your bedroom? With the right window treatment, you can immensely enhance the look of your bedroom and transform it into the perfect relaxing haven. Blinds offer an easy way of adding an element of style and sophistication to your indoors. Apart from increasing the appeal of your room, choosing the right blind can enable you to create a cosy and comfortable space. However, with the wide array of choices available, choosing the right bl...
Installing motorised blinds in your home comes with some significant upfront costs. Given that you’ll probably opt to replace the blinds for all of your windows at once, you may be wondering if the expense is really worth it. Here are some of the major motorised blind benefits for you to consider before you upgrade your home to help you decide if you’re making the right decision. Convenience With just the push of a button, you can control all of your windows in every room at the same time....
Now that you have decided to purchase motorised blinds for your home, you’re probably looking for some advice on what type of motorised blinds would best meet your needs. As the options for motorised blinds have expanded in recent years, there are a number of different styles to choose from. Here are some tips on how to determine motorised blind quality as you shop. Check the Warranty Making the decision to invest motorised blinds means that you should choose the option that will last the...
Despite the warm climate, Australian weather conditions can actually be quite harsh on your home. Here are some tips to help you protect your home from the biggest risk factors for Australian homes: storms, bushfires, and the sun. Storm Prevention There may be problems with your home that you don’t even notice or pay attention to but could cause major issues in the event of a storm. As a result, it is a good idea to keep up a regular maintenance schedule for your home that would address th...