At the moment we are looking at painting our house. This paint job will include our brand new front door. Who knew there were so many shades of white? And yet, exterior outdoor durable paints come in hundreds of colour. I am starting to think we should go a little crazy. So these are the […]
When it comes to external doors, for most people, the first thing that comes to mind is security, followed by weather resistance and then style. These days, exterior doors are manufactured in a wide variety of styles that provide all these three things to varying degrees. There are so ,many different types of exterior doors, […]
A few nights ago the demolition of homes in Canberra was announced on the news. These homes are being demolished because of Mr Fluffy, a loose-fill asbestos in the roof cavity, that was installed as insulation during the 1970’s. I had not been following the story at all until last night when the gravity of […]
Identifying Asbestos is hard; and people who are currently partaking in DIY Renovations in their homes are the most at risk. Asbestos looks like a lot of other things. Many manufacturers of asbestos cladding also made similar products using a different material. So lets have a look at where you might find Asbestos and how one might […]
Tips and Ideas for Styling your Home
Peope seem to think that beach house means bowls of shells and a whole lot of thick rope. Here is a better and far more subtle apporach to the classic beach house and holiday hide away.
Wondering how to get a professional finish without paying professional painters? Check out these Painting Tips for DIY renovators. For Cutting in and doing detailed work on the walls and doors, this brush and paint holder is a great idea. Cut from a milk bottle, this is a great way to take a small amount […]
Creating a room that captures the feeling of the real Mexico can be difficult. Mexican inspired homes can quickly become over the top and out of control. So here are some ideas of how to incorporate the flavour of Mexican design and living without feeling like you are living in a taco commercial.
Scandinavian homes are taking off all over Sydney and Melbourne. And I have to say I have been bitten by the bug.aton-mebel Scandinavian homes are all about light, air and clean lines. This means big windows and not many curtains. Keeping it simple and natural is best. Light wood and clean white walls. Get inspired […]