Charlotte Carter

How to Choose the Right Mesh for Residential Fencing

Mesh fencing can be a good choice for any residential property, as tight mesh doesn't offer much of a toehold for someone who wants to climb the fence, and it is also harder for someone to cut with bolt cutters or another snipping tool. Mesh fencing is also good for erecting around shrubbery or vegetation that may need some added support, as it still allows light and air to pass through the mesh and feed the vegetation.

Why Constructing With Steel Frames Houses Would Be Affordable

Whether you are considering one hundred percent metal materials for the construction of your home or would prefer to make the most of varying attributes by incorporating differing building materials, you will find you are spoilt for choice. As a result, some homeowners may choose to whittle down their options based on the cost of building supplies to ensure their construction does not break the bank. You may be under the assumption that steel frames for your residential structure would be expensive, but this is not a thorough assessment.

Small But Important Details You Want to Discuss With Your Home Builder

Working with a home builder means that you can create a home that will work for you and your family for years to come, and it will ensure that you get all the rooms you want, in a style that suits you in every way. When you are ready to meet with your home builder and discuss plans and designs, note a few small but important details that you don't want to overlook so you know you'll love your new house in every way.

How to Dress Up Your Home's Exterior With New Awnings

Awnings are often installed in order to provide shade for a window, keeping the space inside that window cooler and more comfortable. They also direct rainwater, hail, and high winds away from windows and doors, protecting the glass and other materials. However, awnings can be more than just functional; the materials and style of awnings you choose can add lots of personality to your home's exterior space, making it more attractive and uniquely your own.

Avoid These Very Common Mistakes When Using a Self-Storage Unit

Using a self storage unit can mean finally fitting your car easily into the garage, without worrying about bumping into sporting goods or other items that are always piled up against the garage walls. It can also mean clearing out the basement so you can create that "man cave" or playroom for the kids that you've always wanted. Whatever your reasons for using a self storage unit, note a few common mistakes that you'll want to avoid so you know your items are protected and will be ready for use when you need them.

5 Signs You Need a Cabinet With Your Fire Extinguisher

In many cases, you are obligated to have a fire extinguisher in your place of business or in rental properties that you own, and in other cases, you may choose to put a fire extinguisher in your home. Regardless of where you plan to put a fire extinguisher, you may be wondering if you need a cabinet. Here's five signs you need one. 1. You Plan to Store the Extinguisher Outside

3 Benchtop Materials That Are Perfect For A Modern, Industrial-Style Kitchen

If you're remodelling your kitchen, then you've probably devoted many hours to figuring out which look is the best option for you. Like many Australians who take their cooking very seriously, you may find a modern, industrial look appealing. Modern industrial kitchens take the practical and heavy-duty features of commercial kitchens and modify them for use in a residential setting. The result is a functional, minimalist and contemporary kitchen that has a simple yet compelling beauty.

Garage Organising on a Budget

One of the best ways to make the interior of your home's garage look its best is to get it organised; this is easy to do if you have the money for new cabinets and shelving units, but what if your budget is a bit limited? Note a few simple but very affordable tips for getting the inside of your garage organised using  some items you may already have at home. This will help you open up the space and make even the smallest garage work for you.

Plastic versus Bamboo: Which Way Should You Go with Outdoor Blinds?

Outdoor blinds are elemental for ensuring privacy at home. Installing them will keep you away from the prying eyes of uninvited on lookers. To add on that, the blinds are a great accessory in terms of adding aesthetic appeal to your home. Properly done blinds, made from versatile material allow you to paint and configure them in a way that enhances the outdoor look of your home. So, should you choose bamboo or plastic when buying outdoor blinds?

How to Brighten Up a Windowless Bathroom

If your home's bathroom seems a bit dark and dim, adding a window may not be an option; cutting a space for a window can be expensive, and the exterior wall of the bathroom may not offer the structural support needed to hold a window in place. The bathroom may not even be located along an exterior wall! However, there are some other ways to brighten up a windowless bathroom and keep it looking clean, fresh, and welcoming; note a few suggestions.