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How To Clean A Glass Pool Fence (And Just Enjoy The View!)

 Glass pool fencing looks fantastic around any pool area compared to traditional types of fences. This is especially true if it’s meant to provide an unobstructed view of the coastline or the rolling hills. However, if you are choosing between types of fencing, one question that springs to mind is "how do I clean a glass pool fence and keep that view crystal clear?".It's actually really easy.  Don't let suggestions that glass fencing is hard to clean keep you from calling a f..

Tips For Choosing The Perfect Garden Fence

So for whatever reason, you have decided to install a garden fence in your yard or improve your existing fencing solution. It's just a matter of setting aside a Saturday afternoon, grabbing the materials and a hammer and getting to work, right? Not quite. Like all home improvements, you will need to carefully think it through and plan meticulously so that your vision becomes a reality, so here are some tips. What's the purpose of your new garden fence? The first thing to consider is what p..

7 Tree Stump Ideas from Coffee Tables To Tree Stump Art

What happens after you cut down a tree? You get a tree stump. If you're wondering what to do with a tree stump you're in the right place! We've rounded up some interesting tree stump ideas from tree stump coffee tables to amazing tree stump art and decorations.Tree stump ideas may make a nice addition to your backyard, but before we dive in a few tree stump tips are in order. Not all types of trees are suitable, wattle and palm tree stumps for example will rot or decay much faster than other..

Transforming Your Backyard into an Oasis of Privacy

There is nothing worse than trying to soak up some sunshine in your backyard while knowing that the rest of the world can see you at any moment. The lack of privacy can be quite frustrating, but luckily there are plenty of effective and cheap solutions you can implement in order to create your own private backyard oasis. Let’s take a look at some of the best backyard transformations out there. Grow a gardenOne of the most beautiful and effective view-blocking solutions is raising a gard..

Inground Fibreglass Pool: Maintenance Checklist

If you’re a lucky owner of an inground fibreglass pool, then you’ve got it easier than the rest who have a concrete or vinyl pool because of the substantially lower maintenance requirements. Nonetheless, a fibreglass pool requires proper care and today you’re going to find out how to keep your swimming pool in mint condition year-round. Always use the cover You should cover up your pool whenever you’re not using it, no matter the season - it only takes a minute to uncover it in the..

Top gardening tips for Autumn

Autumn is the ideal time to focus on your garden landscaping, particularly as the weather cools and it becomes much more pleasant to undertake the important tasks that will make your garden vibrant when Spring returns.[caption id="attachment_5379" align="aligncenter" width="850"] Source: Flickr[/caption]Here are some helpful Autumn gardening tips for Australian gardens. Fertilise your lawn Autumn is the best time to give your lawn a good feed, as the cooler nights have slowed down the..

The 6 Most Popular Paving Patterns and Designs (With Examples)

The widespread use and popularity of paving patterns dates back centuries. Starting with the Romans, who experimented with and pioneered various paving designs spanning thousands of mosaic and cobbled paths and roads, these earliest paving patterns and designs can still be seen in ancient cities around the world today. Paving patterns: from past to present Of course, these early paving patterns were basic and crude, matching the limited tools the medieval builder had to work with. Today, pavin..

5 Ways to Create a Beautiful Backyard Getaway

Creating your own backyard getaway doesn’t have to be too difficult but it can forever change the way you rest and relax at home. You can also play with various DIY options and transform your backyard in a budget-friendly way. If you want to create a perfect backyard getaway, you should consider many aspects. So, don’t rush to complete everything at once. Take your time and analyse your best options so that you can achieve the look that suits your personality perfectly. The following ideas c..

4 easy-care plants that will improve your home

[caption id="attachment_4093" align="aligncenter" width="850"] Source: flickr[/caption]Indoor and outdoor plants are a cheap and easy to way to bring a little nature into your home and in turn make your home life that much better. Whether it's the relaxation that comes with watering and tending a backyard garden, or that little bit of green colour from a small house-plant contrasting with the off-white hues of cement and mortar, plants can improve your home in more ways than you might immedi..