Posts tagged: summer

6 reasons to install skylights

Whether it’s a traditional square skylight, a tubular skylight or a plain old roof window, skylights have been around in various styles for many...   Read More

5 tips to choosing the right turf

Are you looking for a lush new lawn? If you’ve recently built a new home, installed a driveway or revamped your backyard, it’s important...   Read More

15 ways to repair heat-stressed plants

On hot days, when many of us retreat indoors to keep cool and comfortable, our garden is likely suffering heat stress and sun burn...   Read More

5 easy ways to cut your power bill in a heatwave

With Australia in the grips of one of the hottest summers on record, air conditioners and fans across the nation are cranking. And although...   Read More

Hot weather-proof your pool

There’s nothing more refreshing on a stinking hot day (or night) than diving into a sparkling swimming pool. However, pool water, like people, suffer...   Read More

Timeless costume party ideas

Choosing a theme for a party can be quite difficult. After all, it takes considerable planning and creative flair to come up with a...   Read More

Keeping pets cool in a heatwave

As temperatures continue to soar across the country, it’s important to know that hot, humid weather also affects our furry friends. “Dogs and cats...   Read More

5-mid school holiday boredom busters

Faced with six long weeks with no school to distract them, it’s no wonder parents feel the pressure to keep their kids constantly entertained...   Read More

3 days in Hobart (including MONA FOMA)

In recent times, the Tasmanian capital of Hobart has undergone a quiet renaissance. From frontier maritime port to vibrant destination city, Australia’s southern most...   Read More

8 staycation tips

At first glance, a staycation can’t seem to compete with a proper, suitcase-packed, cocktails-by-the-pool, room-service holiday. And, I mean, when you put it like...   Read More