How To Make Your Home’s Rear Entrance More Secure

If you look at the statistics for burglaries in Australia, then the first thing you will notice is that they are not that widespread. However, people understandably worry about the security of their home when there has been a spate of break-ins in their locality. Whenever there is a crime in a particular neighbourhood, homeowners can feel threatened. Of course, adopting a few extra security measures will go along way to making you feel safer. Read More 

The Best Way to Heat Your Home or Business

While air conditioning is the most popular form of temperature control it is not as efficient or as long-lasting as other options. If you are looking for the best way to keep your home toasty then there are other options which should be considered. In-floor heating has long been seen as an option for only the wealthy but in recent decades the price has become more affordable due to increases in technology and more providers looking to widen their customer base. Read More 

Choosing the Best Locks and Lock Types for Securing Your New Boathouse

Building a boathouse on your waterside property is one of the most effective ways to protect your watercraft from the elements, as well as the attentions of boat thieves and vandals. However, any boathouse is only as secure as the locks you use to secure its doors and windows, and choosing cheap, easily bypassed security systems will leave your boats almost as vulnerable as they would be out in the open. Read More 

Should You Consider Replacing Your Ceiling Insulation?

It's common for people to spend time redecorating or renovating their home, but one area that often gets overlooked is replacing their home insulation. A lot of homeowners make the mistake of thinking that ceiling or loft insulation is a one-time job, or they move into a new property and don't think to check on the state of the insulation they are inheriting from the previous owners. What problems can occur with insulation? Read More 

Should You Add Weights to Vertical Blinds?

If you've decided to install full-length, vertical blinds on large windows, then you need to decide whether to add weights to the blinds. How do these weights work and why should you consider adding them? What Are Blind Weights? Vertical blind weights sit at the bottom of a blind. They come in various designs but all do the same job. They weigh the blinds down. So, for example, you can use weighted chains. Read More