Aluminium Doors and Windows: 5 Ways They Improve the Value of Your Home

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Aluminium windows and doors are used for all projects, big or small, from skyscraper to basement windows.  Even though aluminium is a common construction material used for both industrial and residential buildings, in the past it had a bad reputation.  Older aluminium doors and windows had one design flaw – they conducted heat and cold far too easily. However, as more people are looking for … [Read more...]

6 Shortcuts to Increasing the Curb Appeal of Your Home

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Whether you’re thinking of selling your current home or renovating your current digs, there are many of ways (and reasons) to increase the curb appeal of your home.  The fact is, exterior renovations that increase your home’s curb appeal like installing energy efficient windows and doors, replacing siding or installing a new garage door can bring up 75% return on investment upon selling. It’s no … [Read more...]

Aluminium Windows and Doors: The Key to Increasing Natural Light in Your Home

People have been worshiping the sun for thousands of years.  The ancient Egyptians and Mayans built temples dedicated to the sun.  The Native Americans and Australian Aborigines revered the sun and held festivals in its honor.  Now, people from all over the world flock to Bondi Beach and the Gold Coast to bask in the glory of the sun, soaking up the rays of natural light. The sun plays a … [Read more...]

6 Home Renovation Mistakes to Avoid

Renovating your home can be an exciting time in your life, especially if this is your first project. What many first time homeowners don’t realize however is that renovating your home can come with a number of pitfalls as well.  If you aren’t aware of some of the most common renovating mistakes, you could find yourself in a whole lot of hot water. Fortunately, we’ve listed a few of the most … [Read more...]

How to Select the Right Windows for Your Renovation

If the eyes are the window to the soul, then your windows are the eyes that you view your home with.  Think about it, when you select the right windows, you are also lending an ambiance of serenity and charm to your home.  The right windows allow you to see the outside world and bring the outdoors in while offering comfort and protection from the elements. With out these openings to the outside … [Read more...]

10 Energy Efficient Tips to Stay Cool This Summer

Summer in Sydney, it doesn’t get any better than this!  As Sydneysiders, we are fortunate to live in one of the most comfortable and temperate climates in the world.  But, even with great weather year round, we can still get some hot days over the summer months.  Did you know that household energy consumption accounts for about 8% of all energy consumed in Australia*?  And, according to Energy … [Read more...]

12 Tips to Keep Your Home Secure

Aluminium stacker doors and sliding windows are rated top of the line when it comes to home security.  But, even the most secure exterior opening solutions won’t deter a determined home intruder from trying their hand on your home. Fortunately, most attempted home burglaries are done by amateurs.  By following even a few of these tips, you’ll greatly increase the odds of thwarting a would-be … [Read more...]

Aluminium Bi-fold Doors: The Right Choice for Your Project

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Choosing the right bi-fold doors for your renovation project can be both exciting and overwhelming.  You’ve got a grand vision for your new space and a lot of questions about products, materials and styles.  Although your contractor may make suggestions as to which material or brand to use, ultimately the final decision is up to you. Bi-fold doors come in a range of sizes, colours and materials … [Read more...]