Many of us are already feeling the chill these autumn mornings. Now’s the time to make a list of maintenance type jobs to get your home ready for winter. Be sure to read our blog series ‘Winterizing your home’ for some job ideas.
Autumn’s begun in earnest and now there’s a noticeable chill in the air, preparing for winter is a top priority. If you’re anything like us you’ve been looking longingly at your heater wondering if it’s too soon put it on in the evenings or if now’s the time to hire a handyman to chop and stack some wood for your fire.
Now that you’re thinking about preparing for winter, here are three things you can do right now.
One of your top priorities in summer is to keep your home cool. But on days with no breeze and a cloudless sky, this is a challenge. Thankfully there are some low cost ways of keeping the temperature down inside. Check out our hot tips on how to keep your home cool this summer.
With rising temperatures, it’s great to head to the pool or the beach to cool down. But when you’re at home, keeping cool can be a problem. Cool drinks, loose clothing and a hat will only work so far. That’s when it’s time to explore the ways you can cool down your home itself.
What are your keep cool in summer tips? We’d love to know, so please share them below!
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With the promise of sun, we often start collecting house renovation ideas. A new bathroom, replacing wooden window frames or adding on another storey, there are so many options. Now is the right time to start considering what renovation could be done at your house. We’ve put together a list of four essential renovation ideas to help make your home your castle.
This summer, your home will be ready and so will you. Get stuck into these jobs now because summer is too good to spend renovating.
This summer it’s time to start enjoying your home and lifestyle. List your job today here on Builderscrack and enjoy the tradies chasing you for a change. With plenty of renovation ideas up their sleeves, you’ll have the home of your dreams within a flash.
Warmer weather sees many of us hunting for home renovation ideas. Should you update your kitchen? Consider installing a new bathroom? Or will you add an extension on to your home? Because of daylight savings, contractors work longer hours. If you get started now you can avoid the headache of trying to schedule renovations during school holidays. Because there is nothing worse than kids under your feet when a renovation is happening!
If you’re like many people, the idea of painting your home in winter sounds crazy. But did you know that winter is an excellent time to paint your home? Builders and property developers don’t wait for spring time to hire a painter and neither should you.
Your home is your castle, but now it’s the middle of winter, you’re probably tired of being stuck inside so much, especially if there’s home improvement projects you’re eager to get started on. While some renovations just have to wait until spring or summer, there are plenty of home improvement projects you can hire a tradesperson to tackle right now!
Replacement doors featuring raised panels, carved embellishments or frosted glass inserts all add architectural interest and depth. Or you could use glass panels to allow more light through. (more…)
Queens Birthday weekend kicks off the official start to winter. You may be thinking there’s not a lot that can be done to your home during the winter months, but think again! Here’s your very own Midwinter Home Renovation Checklist, which you can use to work out what needs doing at your home.