Just as fashions change, so too do trends in home decor, and for people who enjoy the DIY project, the changing trends are always an opportunity to tinker around and modernise the environment. With 2019 shaping up to be a particularly interesting year for decor trends, there’s going to be plenty to do to keep yourself busy. Some of the key trends to keep in mind when planning your own projects include: 1. Metal is back in vogue Metal as an aesthetic choice ebbs and flows in popularity..
When it comes to energy efficiency and eco-friendliness, nothing comes close to a home that makes effective use of the most powerful energy source we have: the sun. Designing an energy-efficient solar home is about much more than just solar panels, though. You’ll also need to consider the orientation of your home, how well windows make use of heat and light, and the layout of the rooms inside. So if you’re looking to use the sun as effectively as possible and create an energy-effic..
Most homeowners find termites as terrifying as spiders since they often eat away their homes discreetly. However, few think about attractive it might be for termites in their gardens. Aside from staying inside wooden materials in the house, termites also survive and develop in warm, damp and cultivated surroundings like gardens. There are some signs if these fear inspiring creatures are truly living in your garden and ways you can prevent them from being attracted in the first place. We'v..
In life, there are a few things you really need to get right. A good and honest mechanic for your valuable car. A trusted doctor and a skilful dentist to keep you healthy. And one of the very best hairdressers in Sydney, full stop. Guess how many hairdressers there are in Australia? 54,000. That's a big number. And in Australia's most bustling city, that means hundreds and thousands of options to keep your all-important hair looking great, healthy, on-trend and beautiful. So we're goin..
Clean tile grout is a secret behind a neat tile floor, walls and backsplashes. While tiles resist stains and dirt, since grout is porous, it can easily absorb dirt and get stained. Grout is usually stained by dirt and grime at an entry. Generally, in the kitchen, spills are the most causes of dirty grout while in the bathroom, the soap, mildew, and mould usually give a dirty appearance to it. But don't worry, if hiring professional cleaning services is not an option, we have a sure-fire w..
Feeling sore? Can't do what you used to enjoy? Run into an injury? What on earth should you do about it? Call your GP? Book in with your chiropractor? In this article, we're going to explore the wonderful world of physiotherapy, and ask the really big questions: what is physiotherapy used for? What does a physiotherapist do? And much more besides. What is a Physiotherapist? There may be other professions that deal with the body, but a local physiotherapist can be your first and last sto..
We’ve all had that moment. Whether it’s painting, stamp collecting, baking or rock climbing, in the middle of enjoying our favourite pastime the question “Why can’t I get paid for this?” pops into our head. Well, why can’t you? Turn your dream into reality by turning your hobby into a bonafide career or at the very least, a part-time one to supplement your income. There are loads of ways to monetise your hobbies, and with a bit of know-how, hard graft and studying it is possib..
After you are all done with the linings of the ceiling and the plastering of the internal walls, waterproofing is usually the next step. You will need to waterproof your bathroom, laundry, kitchen, and powder room. You may decide to waterproof your basements (if you have one). Australian homeowners, over time, have been victims of damage caused by waterproofing systems installed incorrectly. And to fix this, the waterproofing requirements have continued to evolve. DIY Waterproofing If y..
Automobile technology moves at an astonishingly fast rate. In recent years we’ve begun to see the kind of futuristic developments which would seem more at home in one of 007’s cars than your average hatchback runaround. Guided missiles to clear your path on the school run? Maybe not (yet), but a host of other technological marvels have revolutionized the way we drive, transforming how we see our cars and what we expect from them. Autonomous Vehicles Has to be top of the list really. Wh..