How to Create a Venetian Plaster Backsplash

If you want to create a stunning, yet different look to your kitchen renovation project, you might want to consider creating a backsplash from Venetian plaster. Venetian plaster offers a versatile, inexpensive, and easy to apply option that adds colour and texture to your walls with minimal fuss. You could choose a matte finish for a rustic look, or buff-up the material as it dries to achieve a high, satin sheen for a more sophisticated vibe. Read More 

How to Get the Best From Your Cypress Weatherboards

Weatherboards refer to thin sheets used to cover the walls of a building. These sheets are usually made from different materials such as timber (cypress weatherboards, for example). This article discusses some tips that you should implement in order to get the best performance from your timber weatherboards. Use Light Coloured Paint Dark-coloured paint (such as black) absorbs a lot of heat during hot months. This heat makes the cypress weatherboards to lose a lot of moisture. Read More 

Why Choose a Fiberglass Pool Versus Concrete or Cement?

Before you choose a new pool for your property, you want to ensure that you choose the right material. No matter the type of pool you choose, it will need some maintenance over the years and some materials are more durable and will need less maintenance than others. You also want to ensure that the pool is comfortable for everyone while it's in use. A fiberglass pool is often a popular choice and for many good reasons. Read More 

Using Plants to Transform Your Patio

The patio is a quintessential part of the Australian backyard. With the favourable Aussie climate, a patio built by companies like Allweather Shelters often becomes another room to your home, albeit a room that is constantly exposed to the elements. Given the outdoor nature of the patio, you will find that adding some carefully selected plants can add comfort and style. These plants can add privacy, keep nasty pests at bay, and even spice up your cooking (whether it's for your backyard BBQ or in your kitchen). Read More 

Bathroom Renovations | 3 Nifty Tips For Installing the Ideal Toilet Seat In Your Bathroom

When it comes to choosing toilet seats during bathroom renovations, you'll want to choose something that meets the needs of your entire family. Functionality, height, size, style, colour and design will all play a role when it comes to installing an ideal toilet seat during your bathroom remodelling project. Toilet seats are usually made from vitreous china, so they are resistant to water and durable. Here are some tips to help you install the ideal toilet seat from a company like Summit Bathrooms in your bathroom. Read More