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What to Know When Choosing Wood for Your Fireplace

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Have you just bought a wood heater or moved into a home that comes with a wooden fireplace? If so, you may be excited about burning some wood and cozying up on the couch with a delicious cup of tea on a cold day. However, there are a few things to do before making your dream come true. One of these includes finding the right wood to use in your fireplace. Read More»

Two things to consider when replacing a broken glass door

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Here are two things you should take into consideration if your glass door has broken and you intend to have a new one installed by a tradesperson who can replace glass doors. Standard vs. Shatterproof glass Standard glass doors are generally less expensive than ones which feature shatter-resistant glass. However, there are certain situations in which it may be worth incurring the extra costs associated with opting for the latter. Read More»

Don't Mess With the Mesh: The 6 Essential Properties of Security Door Mesh

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A home that lacks sufficient security measures for windows and doors in Australia can become a hotspot in more ways than one. An experienced burglar can make short work of windows and doors, even when they’re closed and locked. In a country with the second highest rate of residential burglaries in the world, an unprotected home can draw burglars like moths to a flame. As well as the increased risk of break-ins, an unprotected home may also become a stiflingly hot place to be during summer. Read More»

Choosing the Right Material for Your Home's Entryway Door

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Your home’s entryway door needs to be very strong and durable, while also helping to insulate the home from outside temperatures. A home’s front door should also be attractive! The material you choose for an entryway door will affect its overall insulating properties as well as its appearance and durability, so note a few pros and cons of each of your choices, so you can find the best doors for your home. Read More»

A Few Tips for Choosing Exterior Roller Shutters for the Home

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Exterior roller shutters can provide security and privacy for your home, and also protect windows during strong storms. They may also block out more light and sound than even the thickest and heaviest drapes, making them a good choice for people who suffer from migraines, or for homes across from loud schools or busy roadways. When you’re ready to choose exterior roller shutters for your home, note a few tips to keep in mind and that will help to make your choice easier overall. Read More»