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Out Of The Shadows: Effective Use Of Glass In Design

3 Ways to Make a Statement with Kitchen Splashbacks

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways to Make a Statement with Kitchen Splashbacks

Because the kitchen is a room that adds significantly to a home, many people think that undergoing a mammoth renovation in the kitchen is necessary if they want to really add something to their kitchen space – but this is not true. There are many smaller changes in the kitchen that contribute to the aesthetic of your kitchen, and to its value too. Take something like kitchen splashbacks, for example. They cover relatively little surface area but can make or break a kitchen. Here are a few options to make your kitchen splashbacks stand out...

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How to Fix Common Problems With Your Home’s Wood Windows

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Fix Common Problems With Your Home’s Wood Windows

When your home’s wood windows are stuck, close too quickly, or otherwise are giving you problems, you don’t necessarily need to replace them altogether. Often a few quick fixes can be enough to get the windows back on track and working and looking their best. Note below how to fix a few common problems with your home’s wood windows before you call a contractor or window salesperson for replacements. 1. Stuck windows Wood windows are notorious for getting sticky, in that they don’t open and close easily. This is because...

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Curved or Square Bay Windows: Which is a Better Upgrade?

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Curved or Square Bay Windows: Which is a Better Upgrade?

Are you wondering whether you should replace your old windows with bay windows that are curved or those that are square? Check out the points of comparison below between those two varieties of bay windows and pick the kind that will address your needs. What They Are Square/angled bay windows have different openings that are angled from one another. The main window opening (picture window) is usually larger than those windows on its side. Curved bay windows have several window openings that are arranged to form a curve (also known as a bow)....

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Residential Glazing: Choosing the Right Tinting Option

Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Residential Glazing: Choosing the Right Tinting Option

The process of selecting the right glazing for your residential structure can be challenging. You must consider numerous factors to ensure that the glass matches your requirements in terms of aesthetics and functionality. One of the important aspects that you should evaluate keenly is window tinting. This element is important in improving privacy, controlling light infiltration, limiting ultraviolet radiation and improving thermal performance of the windows. Here are the main window tints to consider choosing for your residential glazing....

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Reasons to Opt for Kitchen Glass Splashbacks

Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Reasons to Opt for Kitchen Glass Splashbacks

Splashbacks are essential for any kitchen. Considering all the spills that the surfaces in this room are exposed to, splashbacks would be prudent for keeping the walls pristine. However, your choice of material for your splashbacks will also go a long way in affecting the aesthetics of this room as well as the amount of time you will spend on installation. Here are some of the reasons why you should opt for glass kitchen splashbacks. Glass splashbacks are easy to install Other forms of splashbacks tend to be manufactured as tiles. Because of...

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The Best DIY Cleaning Solutions for Glass Shower Screens

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Best DIY Cleaning Solutions for Glass Shower Screens

A glass shower screen can be a great alternative to a traditional shower curtain. It is designed to be a more effective way to keep water from escaping from the shower stall. However, soap scum and grime will begin to form on the surface of your glass shower screen after only a few uses. This means that you need to be aware of the most effective and affordable DIY cleaning solutions that you can make using household items to leave your glass shower screen clean and streak-free. Fabric Softener If you are looking for a gentler cleaner that is...

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3 Ways To Create A Unique And Beautiful Feature With Glass Splashbacks

Posted by on Feb 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Create A Unique And Beautiful Feature With Glass Splashbacks

Modern kitchen design has come a long way in recent years, and Australian homeowners are no longer content with run-of-the-mill and traditional features. Glass splashbacks are becoming a popular option in kitchens to replace the tiles that have been the most commonly used splashback material in the past. Glass splashbacks are great because the give your kitchen a modern and edgy look without being too intimidating. Their reflective surfaces introduce light and colour into an area of the kitchen that can often seem dark and poky, especially if...

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Types of Glass You Can Opt For Your Home

Posted by on Feb 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Types of Glass You Can Opt For Your Home

One of the staple materials incorporated into home design is glass. However, this also means that you could be prone to emergency glass repairs from one time or another. To decrease the chances of this, it is best to opt for glazing for the different applications that you use glass for. It should be noted though that using the wrong type of glazing could also increase the potential of your household requiring emergency glass repairs. So how do you counter this? The best way to enhance the life of your household glass would be by knowing what...

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Benefits of Opting For Aluminium Window and Door Frames

Posted by on Feb 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Benefits of Opting For Aluminium Window and Door Frames

Generally, homeowners do not pay much attention to their window and doorframes until they start having operational problems. Typically, problems such as rot or splintering will happen with wooden frames, as they are more susceptible to succumbing to wear and tear over time. Rather than repairing your wooden frames, you should consider replacing them with aluminium window and doorframes. Here are some of the benefits that come with opting for this material for your home. Aluminium frames are low maintenance One of the biggest advantages of...

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Advantages of Choosing Glass Splashbacks for Your Kitchen

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Advantages of Choosing Glass Splashbacks for Your Kitchen

Although usually overlooked when it comes to kitchen design, splashbacks play a crucial role in managing the areas prone to wetness and stains in the kitchen. By installing these splashbacks behind cooking surfaces and sinks, you are able to manage spills caused by oil platters, food splashes and more. However, your choice of splashbacks will also determine how much maintenance goes into keeping it looking pristine. Over the years, more and more homeowners are opting for glass splashbacks due to the superior qualities they have over...

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