If you need to add some shade to your outdoor patio or deck area, you have several options, including residential shade sails, retractable awnings and gazebos. While these can offer their own advantages, shade sails are a favourite choice for many homeowners, and even for business owners with an outdoor eating or lounging area. Before you shop your options for adding some much-needed shade to your outdoor space, note a few advantages of shade sails versus other structures. [Read More]
3 Exotic Outdoor Living Area Looks That You Can Create With Teak Furniture
Teak is a popular choice for outdoor timber furniture. The dense, solid and durable wood is fortified with a high natural oil content, which allows it to be exposed to the elements and still look great and function perfectly. Modern teak furniture comes in a variety of different styles, and it can be used to create several different looks for your outdoor living area. Here are three design ideas using teak furniture that you might like to consider for your home. [Read More]
Why Make Hydronic Underfloor Heating Part of Your New Home?
The freedom and flexibility afforded by having a custom home built is absolutely fantastic, and the benefits go beyond deciding which direction your yard is going to face or how many bedrooms you want on the ground floor. You should also be thinking about less common adjustments that can be made to your home, including the increasingly popular concept of underfloor heating. More specifically, you should be thinking about hydronic underfloor heating. [Read More]
How Motorized Blinds Will Enhance Your Home's Indoor-Outdoor Living
Indoor-outdoor living is an architectural design element that most Australians strive toward as it enables you to enjoy al fresco living whenever the weather is favourable. Nevertheless, considering how high the temperatures can get during the summer, you would need to find a way of keeping both your interior as well as exterior space cool. Regular blinds have been the traditional solution for this, but they are steadily being surpassed in popularity by motorised blinds. [Read More]