Louella Turner

  • How To Commission A Bespoke Dining Table That Is A Piece Of Functional Art

    If you're in need of a new dining table, then you may have scoured all of your local furniture retailers looking for the perfect choice. Like many Australians who value craftsmanship and quality over cheap, mass-produced furniture, you may have found this search to be fruitless and infuriating. If you'd like a dining room table that is unique and hand crafted and looks beautiful, then it's worth considering having a bespoke piece made for you.
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  • Choosing the right size of bi-fold door for your home

    Bi-fold doors provide an opportunity for homeowners to inject some personality and charm into their interior space. Although they are comparable in build to ordinary doors, in practice bi-fold doors act similar to a removal door. They can be quite wide, meaning they can fit into different gaps. So how do you go about choosing a bi-fold door to match the existing design of your house? In terms of standard sizes, internal folding doors are normally described in millimetres.
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  • Four Ways to Save on Bathroom Demolition Costs

    The cost of demolishing a bathroom can vary significantly depending on the size of your bathroom and how much you want to change. Together with the cost of hiring a demolition company, the overall quote can be discouraging. How do you undertake a successful bathroom demolition project without breaking the bank? Read on to find out some of the steps that you can take to save on demolition costs. Get quotes from various contractors
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  • 4 Different Decking Materials To Suit Every Budget

    A beautiful, expansive deck is a common and much-loved addition to Australian homes. They create a beautiful, open-air living area that allows you to embrace the great outdoors and provide extra living space for your home. Decks can also be a sizeable investment, and the type of decking material you choose will be largely dependent on your budget. Here are four fantastic decking materials which will cater to every budget.
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  • How to Protect Your Home From a Plumbing Emergency

    As with many other aspects of owning a home, a bit of maintenance and care for its plumbing can help to avoid an emergency and many major repair bills down the road. Unfortunately, many homeowners don't even think of the home's plumbing until there is such an emergency, and this can be a costly mistake. Note a few preventative tips you'll want to keep in mind to ensure your home's plumbing is always in good repair or to signal the need for minor repairs before they become major disasters.
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  • Not Just for Builders: 3 Moments You Might Need a Skip

    Many of us may associate skip bins with construction projects and building sites, picturing those large metal containers full of bricks and mortar, or other industrial waste.  However, even though this is the dominant association, their use actually extends far beyond rubble and building materials.  In fact, there are plenty of circumstances that a private household may find it useful to hire a skip.  Perhaps there's a time coming up when your family may find it useful to hire one.
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  • Why More and More Australian Homeowners Are Building Carports

    Snow, ice, direct sunlight, strong winds, hail stones and other weather elements can be really hard on a car. The principal reason as to why many people opt to build carports on their residential properties is so they can protect their cars from the elements. A car that sits out unsheltered over the course of a long, hard winter is likely to require battery replacement much sooner than a car that is parked underneath a carport, for example.
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  • Practical Uses of Scaffolding in Construction

    Scaffolding has become popular in modern industrial sectors, especially the construction industry. It is an essential equipment that ensures apt execution of construction projects. Painters, plumbers, electricians and other construction workers make use of scaffolding to carry out their tasks. There are different types of scaffolds, and they come in different shapes and heights. In some cases, scaffolding is constructed using steel pipes. In other cases, bamboo and wooden platforms are used for scaffolding.
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  • 3 Concrete Coating Options to Consider for Your Commercial Parking Lot

    Your commercial parking lot is usually exposed to extreme traffic from pedestrians and vehicles, heavy weight loads and weather elements. Therefore, if you want the concrete surface of your parking lot to last, you need to give it extra protection. However, you must take special consideration when choosing your means of protection. You want to invest in something that will give you the highest returns. Concrete coatings usually do the trick, but there are a wide range of options available.
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  • Do You Regularly Lose Your Keys? Might Be Time to Upgrade Your Lock

    Is a lost house key a common occurrence in your household? Perhaps you or someone in your family is continually misplacing their key. Perhaps you find it necessary to have the number for a local 24 hour locksmith saved in your phone. To lose a key can be a massive inconvenience, making you worry about the security of your home, and it can also become rather expensive. There are a couple of ways that will make losing a key far less of a problem, and you might no longer need a key at all!
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