Entries Tagged as 'Domestic'

What is passive cooling and why you need it for your home!

May 23rd, 2018 · Comments Off on What is passive cooling and why you need it for your home! · Domestic, Shade Solutions

When you think of cooling your home, no doubt you think of appliances like air conditioners, fans and other devices. But, all cooling appliances consume energy in order to function. If you make use of appliances to cool your home, you are engaging in what is called active cooling. On the other hand, there also …

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Matching shading products with your home orientation

May 16th, 2018 · Comments Off on Matching shading products with your home orientation · Domestic, Shade Solutions

When it comes to shading your home properly, you need to match the orientation of your home with shade products. Simply purchasing a product and getting it fixed in any way you desire won’t do much to shade your home. You must understand that certain shade products are better suited for homes in a particular …

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Add value to your home with this one simple product

August 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on Add value to your home with this one simple product · Awnings, Domestic

There are several ways to add value to your home. However, nothing is as simple or as cost effective as installing Australian awnings to a home. Awnings are a highly functional shade solution that increases a home’s visual appeal. They provide shade for patios, verandas or over windows and doors, which in turn, reduces the …

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How to keep your verandah cool all year round

August 16th, 2017 · Comments Off on How to keep your verandah cool all year round · Domestic, Outdoor Blinds

It is common for homes in Australia to have verandahs. But what’s really interesting is that more and more homes are opting for verandah shade structures, rather than traditional tin roof verandahs. This is because verandah shade structures are able to offer higher weather protection. Now, you can keep your veradah cool all year round: …

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4 Patio shade structures ideal for your outdoor living area

March 7th, 2017 · Comments Off on 4 Patio shade structures ideal for your outdoor living area · Domestic, Shade Solutions

It’s no surprise that the most valued aspect of outdoor design is outdoor living. In fact, according to the 2016 Houzz.com.au Landscaping Study, 55% of Australians, who are planning an outdoor project or have recently completed an outdoor project, agree. If you’re in the process of designing your outdoor living space, then know that you …

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4 reasons awnings don’t suck!

September 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on 4 reasons awnings don’t suck! · Awnings, Domestic

While it may be winter here in Australia, it doesn’t mean that you should forget about a shade solution till summer. By then, prices will be hiked up and you’ll be too late! If you’re looking for a shade solution, then I’m here to recommend that you consider awnings. Although awnings are not as popular …

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4 mistakes to avoid when buying patio shade sails

August 23rd, 2016 · Comments Off on 4 mistakes to avoid when buying patio shade sails · Domestic

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog that looked at a few courtyard shade structures to enhance your home. If you read that post and have since decided to install shade sails, then you should definitely read this article. Today, I’ll outline what mistakes you need to avoid when buying shade sails, and …

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Courtyard shade structures to enhance your home

August 9th, 2016 · Comments Off on Courtyard shade structures to enhance your home · Domestic

In Australia, we certainly are spoilt with the amount of sunshine we receive throughout the year. Whilst this is celebrated and can be one of our countries most attractive features, it also comes with a downside. Not only are the sun’s rays extremely harsh, but its UV radiation also poses the threat of skin cancer. …

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3 alternative car shelter solutions that won’t break the bank

July 26th, 2016 · Comments Off on 3 alternative car shelter solutions that won’t break the bank · Car Ports, Domestic

Are you looking for an alternative and much cheaper option to a permanent car shelter such as a carport or garage? If you are, I have some great news for you. There are quite a few semi-permanent car shelter solutions available that will certainly fit the bill. These solutions are ideal for residential purposes and …

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A Shade Canopy is the Perfect Shade Solution!

November 4th, 2015 · Comments Off on A Shade Canopy is the Perfect Shade Solution! · Commercial, Domestic

Perth is a definitely a beautiful city, but the weather can be a bit temperamental. Perth does receive plenty of rainfall during the year making it the fourth wettest city in Australia, but summers here can be extremely hot and dry. With all that rain and sun throughout the year, enjoying the outdoors or leaving …

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