Rob's Home and Garden Blog

  • Three Extras You Should Take Advantage Of When Using Interstate Removalists

    1 December 2021

    Australia is one of the biggest countries in the world, and traversing its states to move houses is not as easy as it sounds. Most of the time people will use ground-based interstate removalists because using air travel is simply too expensive and a pain to organise. However, what many people don't realise is just how many different services that interstate removalists offer that so few take advantage of. Here are a few different services that are offered by many interstate removalists that you should always try to add to your order so that your items are as safe as possible during the long trek to your new home.

  • 4 Reasons Why Aluminium Security Doors Are the Perfect Choice for Your Home

    29 September 2021

    Home security is of the utmost importance for every homeowner, particularly when crime is on the rise. While a comprehensive security system is the best way to protect you, your home and your family, that system shouldn't be complete without aluminium security doors. There are many security doors on the market, but aluminium variants offer a lot of specific and compelling benefits you may not have considered before. Here are some of the top reasons to choose aluminium security doors.

  • Choosing Blinds for Your Home

    22 July 2021

    You may be looking for home window coverings and have ruled out curtains. Instead, you might be more interested in sleeker blinds that don't have so much flowing fabric. Three popular options are roller blinds, vertical blinds and Venetians. Each of these alternatives is outlined below. Roller Blinds Though roller blinds have been around for many years, they're evolving all the time, becoming more useful and offering more decorative options. For instance, rather than installing a single-blind, you can install dual roller blinds that provide more versatility.

  • Should You Rent a Climate-Controlled Storage Unit for Your Valuables?

    7 April 2021

    Self-storage units allow individuals to declutter their homes without selling or giving away their treasured items. Items such as furniture, seasonal clothes, books and household appliances are all things you can put away in storage instead of cluttering your garage. When renting a unit, you can choose a standard or climate-controlled unit. Standard units are pretty affordable, while climate-controlled spaces cost a bit more. Before choosing between the two options, here are four factors to consider.

  • 5 Reasons You Should Choose Solid Shutters

    7 April 2021

    If you're shopping around for shutters, you'll probably come across two types: solid shutters and plantation shutters. Plantation shutters may be more aesthetically pleasing with their louvres and grills, but they cost more than solid ones. Solid shutters are cheaper because you don't need to hire a professional to install them. You can do it yourself if you follow the instructions that come with your purchase. Most kits also contain all the hardware necessary for installation, saving you from having to shop for additional materials.

  • 5 Reasons to Choose Plantation Shutters Over Traditional Shutters

    20 January 2021

    Window treatments like shades, curtains or shutters all give you control over light, air, temperature and privacy. But curtains and shades aren't for everyone. Curtains can take up too much room, and shades can often be flimsy and difficult to maintain. Shutters are a more permanent solution for homeowners. When it comes to interior shutters, you have two main choices: traditional or plantation. Plantation shutters have several advantages over traditional shutters.