Author: George HOB

If you are looking at building a pool in your home, you should look into the available pool fencing options as well as existing laws. Pool certification laws have been introduced by the Australian Government In 1991 to reduce or prevent the risk of drownings. From time to time, adjustments are made to those laws to ensure compliance and safety especially among children under five years of age who are identified as the most at risk for drowning accidents.   Basic Pool Fencing Regulations   Pool fencing must have a minimum height of 1.2 metres when measured from the outside of the fencing. ...

Do you want to address design and privacy issues in your home but don’t know where to start? You may want to begin by choosing the right material. In this case, a bamboo privacy screen could be your best choice. Here are some of the reasons why.   Choose Bamboo Privacy Screens   1. A Bamboo Privacy Screen is Sustainable Compared with hardwoods, bamboo is easier to grow. Since it is actually a grass and not wood, it is easier to grow bamboo after it is harvested. Bamboo materials used home improvement projects can be easily regenerated in a shorter time.  It is environment-friendly so...

Don’t have a concrete design plan for your home yet this 2021? It’s not too late for a makeover. Better yet, you can improve your home while taking sustainability into consideration. While timber slats are common materials used for home design, you’d want to reconsider this option, especially with bamboo as an eco-friendly alternative that works just as great, too. What are Timber Slats?   Timber slats may be referred to as timber sidings, wood slats, or timber weatherboarding. They are described as thin strips of wood that can be arranged in a vertical, horizontal, or diagonal manner.   Why Use Bamboo as a Substitute...

Existing in harmony with the environment is a practice that should be passed on to the next generations. People are now more aware of the effects of climate change. Taking the steps to preserve the environment is now essential and this can start with an eco-conscious home. This 2021 and even the years to come, you can make a difference in terms of sustainability. Here are some of the tips that you can follow to reduce your carbon footprint. How to Maintain an Eco-Conscious Home   Restore, Repurpose and Recreate While there are items that deteriorate and lose their value over time, there are also...

It’s summer once again. While, usually, this is the season of beach fun and adventures, you might find yourself spending more time at home now. Although it isn’t really a bad thing, it will be a lot better if you can make your space comfortable and relaxing. One of the best places to lounge around is your backyard. However, during summer months, it would also expose you to heat. If you’re thinking of ways to give your backyard an upgrade to keep you cool and fresh during the sweltering months, here are some backyard improvement ideas that you can start with. 3...

During the summer months, it’s a luxury to relax and enjoy the fresh air in your own backyard. However, this may not be the case if your space lacks privacy. Whether you’re lounging in your backyard alone or with guests, you wouldn’t want your neighbours to scrutinize your activities. However, that doesn’t mean you should just stay indoors or find another place to relax. Outdoor privacy screens come in different forms so you can block off unwanted attention every time you decide to stay in your backyard. Here are some of the outdoor privacy screen solutions you might want to try. 5...

Did you ever wish to spend quality time in your backyard without having to worry about attracting the attention of your neighbours? Having an outdoor space for lounging with friends or for some quiet time alone is a privilege. However, there are people who fail to feel relaxed because of privacy issues. The good news is, there are outdoor privacy screens that you can install to keep your space private. And the best part is, they are easy to install!  4 Outdoor Privacy Screen Ideas You Need to Explore   1. Discover Bamboo Bamboo is one of the outdoor privacy screen options that can serve...

Bamboo is durable, sustainable, and low-cost construction material, making it a top choice for homeowners. It is also valued for its versatility—capable of doing a range of purposes such as privacy screening, decking, wall cladding, and shading. Furthermore, it requires little maintenance which makes it easy to take care of. However, this should not be an excuse to not give bamboo the proper care it deserves. You have to keep in mind that even the strongest material will wear over time.  Fortunately, caring for bamboo is relatively easy. With the right guidelines and maintenance products, you’ll be assured that your bamboo materials...

You’ve recently installed a new bamboo flooring in your house, extremely pleased with how it complements your furniture, walls, and overall interior design. You’re also satisfied with bamboo’s durability, lasting more than typical hardwoods like maple and oak. Now, you’re probably wondering about how exactly you can maintain them to continuously enjoy their numerous benefits. Cleaning bamboo flooring is relatively easy. However, you should know that there’s more to it than sweeping and mopping, especially if you want to keep the bamboo looking its best. Read on to learn everything you need to know about proper bamboo flooring maintenance. How to Clean...

  You’ve finished landscaping your garden and installing a barbecue pit in your yard. When you step back and look at your property, however, you can’t help feeling that it’s still missing the finishing touches to make your property private, stylish, and welcoming all at once.  Here’s an idea worth trying: how about putting up some stylish timber screens?  Timber is a classic screening material, and for good reason. Versatile timber screen designs can range from rustic to elegant to modern. Plus, depending on the type of wood used, a timber screen can prove to be surprisingly rugged! Here’s everything you need to...

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