Designing you a better lifestyle

Stunning alfrescos, patios and decks at affordable prices

The past few years have seen some of the biggest leaps forward in terms of technology - which in turn extends to all other industries and aspects of life; including home improvements.For every techie homeowner the dream of having a tricked-out home requires you to always keep up with the times. If you’re looking for the freshest gadgets to add to your home, here are some that are worth checking out:

For most homeowners the whole point of having a patio is to enjoy the outdoors from the comforts of your own home. Having a patio is a great way to spend a warm evening relaxing or entertaining guests. With the freedom of the outdoors comes the possible presence of unwanted guests though - and we’re not talking about deadbeat freeloading friends. Bugs, flies, mosquitoes; these are just some pests that could ruin your perfectly planned al fresco design, which is why we’ve put together some quick pointers to help you keep your patio pest-free.

Some homes are bigger than others. As such some homeowners make do without what other homeowners have. People with smaller properties, for instance, often think that their house, with space at a premium, can do without a patio. More often than not, however, people think this way despite the fact that they really, really want one.

 

Having a small backyard shouldn’t keep you from building a patio if you really want one though. And having a small patio shouldn’t mean having a cramped one. Here are a few tips on styling a small patio:

When it comes to building on your home, it goes without saying that every homeowner wants the best. For some, this means having to work on every detail of the project by themselves. Others feel that leaving everything to the hands of professional builders is the way to do it - they are, after all, the experts on the matter.

 

Here we’ve got some points for each side of the camp with regards to outdoor projects. Whether you fall in one side or the other is up to you so read on.

Aside from the fact that leaves can be rather unsightly on your al fresco, having your deck peppered with leaves can leave lasting marks or even heavy damage on your outdoor room. To save yourself the hassle, leaves should be one of the things you should plan ahead for. Here are some pointers.