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Skylight considerations

In the market for Skylights in Adelaide? We don’t blame you - the increasingly-popular home additions can transform any room while adding pizzazz and useful functionality. Here are 10 things to consider before you make the big purchase: Skylights naturally bring light into a home, just by virtue of their purpose, but you should consider where exactly in your home you decide to place it for maximum efficiency. Some of the most effective options are dark hallways or bathrooms that don’t have windows, because skylights capture up to 30% more light than your standard window. When considering location, ponder if

June 26th, 2018|

10 Reasons for Carport

There are many reasons to consider installing a carport for your home. While garages are more popular in the United States, here are some options to consider a carport for your South Australian home. The most obvious reason to buy a carport is for protection from the elements, which will greatly extend the longevity of your vehicle. Excessive sunlight can help lead to rust, while rain, sleet and the occasional winter snow fall will also degrade the exterior. Also, keep in mind how a carport can protect your vehicle in the case of a major weather disaster, if a tree

June 26th, 2018|

How much does skylight installation cost?

How much does skylight installation cost? A skylight can illuminate your home in a way that only natural light can, but many homeowners don’t realize that if your home didn’t already come with one, it’s entirely possible to install one after the fact. In addition to making your home beautiful, there are many reasons why skylights will surprise you. Installation costs will depend on what type of skylight you want and how you go about installing it. The type of roof you have will be a major factor in determining how much the installation will cost. Tubular Skylight Tubular skylights,

May 24th, 2018|

DIY Carport

DIY Carport A carport is a valuable and practical addition to a home and will protect your vehicle from the elements all year-round. But did you know you can install one yourself with the right materials and planning? It turns out it’s easier than you may think. Do I need a building permit? Before building your DIY carport, it’s important to contact your local council to find out if you need a building permit. Chances are if you are building a carport, you will probably require council approval. For a summary of building codes, regulations, and local council provisions, read

May 24th, 2018|

Getting off the Fence: Aluminium or Steel Fencing?

Getting off the Fence: Aluminium or Steel Fencing? One of the most common questions we get asked when someone is looking to build a fence can be deceptively simple. “Do I want aluminium or steel fencing? What’s the difference? Help!” It can be hard to arrive at a definite answer because the truth is that they’re both great options for different reasons, and it all comes down to what the customer is after. Which option’s unique benefits will best suite you is mostly dependent on your home’s needs. Here we’ll take you through some of the great features of both

March 9th, 2018|

Advantages of Colorbond Fencing

Advantages of Colorbond Fencing When you hear Colorbond your first thought may be of roofing, but over the years Colorbond fencing has started to become just as popular. Colorbond fencing is a great material – it’s good looking, durable and simple to maintain. What’s more, it’s been tested in our harsh Australian conditions for over 50 years and withstood the test of time as a market leader for roofing. Now all the great benefits of Colorbond’s roofing products are available for your fence. With a wide range of colours and impressive durability, Colorbond is an appealing choice for many Australian

March 9th, 2018|