Best Built-In Speakers for your Patio and Backyard

If you’re looking for the ideal speakers for your outdoor setup this summer, then this buying guide should help. Here’s our roundup of the four best built-in outdoor speaker systems for your patio and backyard.

The Best Outdoor Security Cameras for Your Home

Not all security cameras are created equal. Some are loaded with useful features. Others, on the other hand, focus only on the basics. Here are some of the best outdoor security cameras in the market right now/

Your Guide to the Best Home Weather Stations

By recording data several times a minute, home weather stations offer real-time insights long before weather disturbances become imminent. Here’s our guide to the best home weather stations in market right now.

Choosing the Best Security Camera for Your Home

Choosing a security camera isn’t as easy as you might think. There are countless systems out there and not all of them will fit your budget or requirements. We’ve rounded up the best in the market to help you make the right choice.

How to Choose the Right Size Ceiling Fan for Your Room

Ceiling fans can be super useful for moving air around in your home — in the summer, they can create a cooling breeze that allows you to turn your thermostat up a few degrees. Reverse the fan’s direction in the winter, and it can push warm air down from the ceiling to make your home […]

5 Reasons to Consider Purchasing New Appliances

Replacing your appliances is no easy or cheap task, but it’s something that needs to be done at some point. Whether you just moved into a new home, are selling your home, or have had your appliances for years, there are a variety of reasons you should consider replacing your appliances. Purchasing new appliances is […]

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a Sectional Sofa

Sectional Sofas

Furniture manufacturers offer sectional sofas in a variety of modules. This allows for customization well beyond a simple sofa with an attached chaise. In fact, buyers today can create custom configurations for specific spaces and activities!  So it can be tricky. “Shopping for a sectional sofa isn’t like shopping for a simple chair, when an […]

Security Cameras: Why and Where You Need Them

Security Cameras

She quickly checked that her husband was in bed next to her. Finding him there, she grabbed her pistol and, stepping out into the hallway, saw a shadowy figure moving toward her.

Pantry Cabinet Ideas

A well designed pantry is an absolute blessing. Whether you use your pantry to store bulk shopping or just like to be able to see the ingredients you need at a glance, there are many clever ways to make this sort of cabinetry work for you. Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use […]

Seven solid reasons for using bamboo flooring

Bamboo flooring has many advantages to offer a homeowner

Bamboo flooring is becoming an increasingly popular option in new homes and in renovations. Before deciding whether to install a bamboo floor , it’s important that you know and understand the advantages and disadvantages of using this material for your project. The Advantages of Bamboo Flooring There are many advantages to bamboo including its environmental friendliness, […]

Are solar myths stopping you from saving big money?

Solar panels work on cloudy days in the same way that you can get sunburn through cloud.

This article was originally written in March 2012. It was last updated on the 16th of March, 2017. If you’re struggling with skyrocketing energy bills, you’re in good company.  In fact, just about everyone else on this planet of ours is facing the same challenge.  And like you, they’re not happy about it! Fossil fuels […]

Six Beautiful Australian Timber Varieties

Australian Beech is a pale brown with an occassional pinkish tinge.

The Australian bush is a biologic wonderland, home to many, many unique timber species. From the clean Blackbutt to the sophisticated Red Mahogany, you’re sure to discover a variety that matches your styling aesthetic. Australian timbers are hard and extremely durable as well as drop-dead gorgeous when correctly finished. Used as flooring, they can withstand […]

Living Concrete

Bioconcrete

Concrete is all around us. Chances are that you’re reading this in a building at least partially constructed with concrete. Even though concrete is one of the most ubiquitous and useful building materials around, it is not without problems, chief amongst them being that it has a tendency to crack and those cracks can fill […]

Don’t like the weather? Change it…

Coelux

From now forward, the food that you’ll eat and the clothes you’ll wear aren’t the only things you can get to decide on at the start of your day – you can now also choose your weather! Well, inside at least 🙂 From now forward, the food that you’ll eat and the clothes you’ll wear […]

Quilt-inspired tables from salvaged wood

Quilt Tables from Salvaged Wood

Whether you go to a local recycle center or a council-provided green bin, it’s never been easier to get household junk processed back into useful raw materials. But that takes energy, and one has ask: “Why spend all that energy when this ‘rubbish’ can surely be turned into something useful?” Yes – the beautiful table […]

Not Just Another Brick On The Wall…

Climate change is real. Our world is getting warmer. It’s happening and it’s not going away unless we actually live the advocacy for a greener and sustainable environment. And just like what we value most in our lives, care for the environment starts at home, literally. Is your home green? We’re not talking about the color […]

Constructive Eating Construction Plate

Constructive Eating Construction Plate

There are kids who love to eat, but there are also those who spend the better part of meal times to finish their meal… Regardless of how much time it takes your child to eat or play with their food, this constructive eating utensil and plate set will definitely make eating more fun for them! They […]

Varidesk

Varidesk

A standing desk is beneficial for people with sedentary jobs, but not all of us can commit to a full-time standing desk. You can get the best of both worlds with this convertible sitting/standing height-adjustable desk! This product comes to you assembled. You simply have to place it on your desk, arrange your computer and other work […]

Camping Hammock

Camping Hammock

Outdoor adventures are called as such because you don’t know what lies ahead 50% of the time. No matter how much you try to foresee everything that could happen, you really never know what you might need until you are there. Obviously we can’t bring everything with us, and this is where versatile camping gears really come in handy! […]

Outdoor Cedar Swing Bed & Pergola

Outdoor Cedar Swing Bed Pergola

Got a spacious garden but don’t have a relaxation area where you can lounge and enjoy the breeze or a good book? Then enhance your outdoor space with this cedar swing bed and pergola! Measuring from its beams and rafters, the entire pergola occupies a total area of 10′ x 10′. The inside seating dimensions are 68″ […]