The Rich History of Blinds and Shades

If you are considering blinds for your home you're in good company. With a rich history and endless variety of designs, blinds and shades add a touch of style to any living space. Blinds are not only popular with devotees of interior design, but with everyone from drape-disparaging allergy sufferers to homeowners who prefer a more functional aesthetic. But all blinds are not created equal, and creating the perfect look is all about choosing the right blinds for your unique space. Read More 

What You Need To Know When Buying External Shutters for Your Patio

Lounging or entertaining on your patio may be a favourite pastime but if your space is not adequately sheltered, you could find it nearly impossible to enjoy yourself when the climate changes. For a good number of homeowners, their primary form of shelter on their patio is roofing. Nevertheless, during the summer and winter, the high heat and cold winds could make the lack of walls a significant design flaw. Luckily, you do not have to resort to closing your patio off altogether. Read More 

Industrial Applications of Electroplating

Electroplating has long been used in industrial processes to enhance the functionality of many different metals and alloys. Electroplating is the application of a metal finish to various industrial materials. This is done so the material can obtain features such as an ability to conduct electricity, magnetism, or to enhance its appearance. During an industrial process, electroplating can turn an initial material into a highly usable end product. Improving appearance Read More 

4 Key Decisions When Selecting a Security Screen Door

Homeowners who are in the market for security screen doors for the first time can ease the selection process by shortlisting the models that satisfy their interests in several key areas. This article discusses some of those crucial factors upon which your final decision should be based. The Frame Material Security screen doors are usually made of aluminium, steel or metal alloys. Each material comes with its pros and cons. For example, aluminium frames allow less air to flow due to their wider dimensions. Read More 

3 Ways to Keep Your Child’s Bathroom Cleaner and Tidier

Whether your child has an en-suite or all your children share a bathroom just for them, keeping kids bathrooms clean can be a nightmare for parents. If you're sick of all the dirt and disorder, here are 3 ways you can help keep things clean and tidy.  Install a Bathroom Vanity A bathroom vanity (a bathroom cabinet topped with a sink) can solve multiple tidiness problems in a child's bathroom. For starters, it gives you more storage for your child's bathroom essentials, preventing clutter from accumulating around the sink, bath or even floor. Read More