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, […]
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 […]
It was in 1967 that the use of Crocidolite Asbestos ( or commonly known as blue Asbestos) was banned in Australia. While the health risks from asbestos where seriously investigated in Australia from the 1980’s, it was not until 2003 that it’s use in Australia was officially banned. From the year 2003, the recycling, importing […]
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.
Wether you want to find that wonderful freedom of travel in your home design, or if you have simply fallen in love with the incredible colour and life of Mexico – It can be hard to bring that into your home. Mexican interior design requires a light touch in terms of the crazy colours and […]
The Most important thing to remember about decorating and going to a white palate in the home is how to keep it from coming across as cold. This can be done with the use of fabrics and lots of natural materials. A wooden floor and pale wooden furniture will bring warmth into the home while […]
Using Orange in your Home can be difficult. It is a hard colour to manage and can easily take over the whole space. Darker burnt oranges is known for their grounding and centring qualities – making them ideal for libraries, home offices and dinning rooms. Brighter, more vibrant oranges are associated with higher energy levels […]
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.