Monthly Archives: May 2018

Boost street appeal effortlessly with these 10 simple tricks

Written on May 24, 2018 at 4:33 pm, by

Boosting street appeal is not just for when you’re trying to sell; in fact, jazzing up your front entrance can promote a fresh, positive perspective of your home. Most often than not, we spend most of our efforts on the living spaces within. However, neglecting your front yard and entrance can negatively affect your property…

How do I block road noise?

Written on May 18, 2018 at 11:11 am, by

Blocking road noise is one of the most common residential noise reduction requests today. The three key elements to effectively block traffic noise are: Noise barriers within 10 metres of the road Quality acoustic fences or noise walls White or pink noise to mask traffic sounds Proximity to the road To successfully block the road noise,…

Australia’s Federal Budget 2018; Investing in infrastructure

Written on May 9, 2018 at 2:32 pm, by

Planning for a stronger economy; and investing in a more connected country. Here are some initial standouts from the Federal Budget 2018-19 for infrastructure, sourced from CommSec’s comprehensive analysis. Air, road and rail infrastructure New major transport projects are receiving $24.5 billion in funding, as part of the government’s $75 billion investment in transport infrastructure…

Meaningful DIY gifts for Mother’s Day

Written on May 8, 2018 at 12:20 pm, by

Celebrate your Mum with the same love and care that she gives you with these meaningful Mother’s Day gifts! Mother’s Day is an opportunity to let Mum know just how much you appreciate all that she did for you. It’s a day to say thank you for cutting the crusts off my sandwiches and sorry…

Design Trend of the Month – Outdoor Fireplaces

Written on May 4, 2018 at 11:29 am, by

Outdoor fireplaces are on an absolute hot streak as a 2018 design trend. Whilst firepits were an extremely popular addition to backyards in 2017, this year is all about custom fireplaces built into the integral design of an outdoor space. So gather ’round and warm your inspiration with these incredible outdoor fireplace designs! (source) Built…