While grilling on a concrete or brick patio is ideal, you can use a gas grill safely on a wooden deck. Here’s how.
Most modern gas grills run on propane tanks. Installing a propane tank on a gas grill — or in a propane smoker — is easy, simple, and quick. Here’s the safe way to do it.
One recent report estimates a 72 percent increase in the size of property-related claims filed by Australian homeowners. Insurance experts say the increase is almost entirely due to internal water damage and water leaks. Here are a few smart devices that can help you prevent water damage in your home.
With such a wide and varied selection, you might find it hard to find the right work boots for you. To help out, we’ve put together a list five of the best work boots you can buy online right now.
There is nothing as frustrating as when your firepit sputters out just as you’re getting settled before a fire. This can happen for several reasons. Some are obvious and simple to fix. Others can be a bit more challenging.
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.
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/
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
If your home is currently equipped with a basic security system, adding home automation to your home security system may save you money.
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Whether you go to a local recycling 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 asked: “Why to spend all that energy when this ‘rubbish’ can surely be turned into something useful?” Yes – the beautiful […]
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 […]
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 […]