A terrace is a great addition to your home as it provides you with an outdoor space with easy access to the house. Most terraces do not come with a roof or cover, but this is something you should consider adding. If you are unsure about this, there are many reasons why a cover is a good idea and worth the additional investment. Sun Protection You are most likely to use your terrace in the summer months when the weather is good and you want to enjoy it before winter. The only problem is the sun can become overwhelming as you sit there. While it is possible to purchase a large umbrella, a terrace cover will work better. Terrance covers come in a range of designs and many will have... Read More »
In this article, we answer one of the many questions that we get asked by many. What exactly is a louvred system. A louvred roof system is any horizontal slat that can be adjusted in angle to admit both light and air. Louvres originated as crude wooden constructions in centuries gone by and were very commonly used in plantation shutters in tropical countries to provide the needed ventilation that could yet keep out the rain. Modern-day louvres are made of many materials ranging from aluminium, plastic, cloth, and glass, besides the wood they were traditionally made from. They are very commonly found in window blinds and shutters. Louvres can be adjustable or fixed. Louvred roofs used over places that are exposed to the atmosphere will be fixed, as these roofs... Read More »
It feels delightful to enjoy a cup of hot coffee in front of your fireplace during winter. The cracking sound of fire burning slowly and its warmth spreading in the room makes for a heavenly evening. But what type of wood burner should you use? What kind of wood burner logs should you burn? There are so many questions that you need to answer before fully committing to purchasing your first wood burner. We’ve taken some to answer one of the most frequently asked questions we get. What type of wood should I burn and does different wood burn actually burn differently? 1.Ash Ash is one of the most versatile woods for burning. Most people prefer ash because they don’t need to combine it with any other burner. It produces... Read More »
If you’ve owned a conservatory in the past, or perhaps still do, you will probably know of the common problems associated with conservatories. One of the biggest disadvantages is that they can be incredibly cold in the winter and too hot in the summer. That said, in recent years, thanks to new technology, conservatories are being redesigned somewhat, and it’s not uncommon to now choose a tiled conservatory roof. Okay, so you don’t have supreme sky view. But because the entire roof structure is not made of glass, it can be insulated, making a huge difference.
We are all concerned about the safety of our home. We value our locks and doors, but we overlook our garages. It’s such a place that can easily be raided. In addition, it is built to keep our cars in complete safety, so it really needs special attention. This is why you should install garage doors that have enough power to restrict both bad weather outside and the act of theft. Taking all these facts into consideration, today’s engineers demonstrated this is possible when you combine garage doors with remote control.