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Author Archives: Des Damiris


What’s New In Solar Hot Water?

What if you could generate all your solar hot water needs directly from solar panels/photovoltaic panels? No conversion to AC, just direct electric current created by the sun and sent straight to a DC element in your hot water tank to heat the water. Hot water truly free from sunlight...

5 Reasons Why Epoxy Flooring is a Great Choice for your Home

Epoxy flooring is often used within commercial settings, but it’s also a great choice to use in the home setting. Whether you’re looking at options for a new build or are upgrading or renovating, there are many advantages to this versatile flooring choice. The following looks at 5 compelling reasons...

The Top Garage Door Trends

Your garage door takes up a significant proportion of street frontage, accounting for as much as 60 per cent of a home’s façade, so it should make a great first impression. When it comes to designing your ideal garage door, there’s a plethora of styles and colours to choose from....

5 Ways To Improve Your Garage Security And Avoid Break-ins

Given that the garage often holds valuable equipment and vehicles, it’s a prime target for theft. More than ever, people are using their garages as home offices or gyms, which means its contents are even more valuable. If your garage leads to your home, breaching one leads directly to the...

How To Install A Roller Door: 5 Reasons To Hire A Professional

Australians love DIY projects. We like to have a go at jobs around the home, often to save a bit of cash in the back pocket. Doing it yourself is logical in some instances, but some projects require professional assistance. If you need a garage door installed, leave it to...

5 Reasons Why a House & Land Package is the Right Choice

So, you’ve made the decision that it’s time to buy a new home. Perhaps you’re getting into your first home or simply looking for a change of location and lifestyle. Either way, you now have a big choice to make. Do you? Buy established. Buy some land and then build...

The 4 Key Things That Define A Hamptons Home Style

What is a Hamptons style home? The hallmark of a Hamptons home style is whitewashed, bright interiors with a sophisticated, minimalistic aesthetic. Off-whites, timber flooring and laid-back beachy vibes are just some of the things that define the Hampton home. The Hamptons home design is perfect for the Australian lifestyle...

How to Prep your Subfloor for DIY Epoxy Flooring

In similarity to most DIY projects, an epoxy floor installation is underpinned by the quality of its preparation. In this situation, it means ensuring that the base, which is usually concrete, is cleaned to perfection, any cracks or damaged patches are repaired and that any other contaminants – such as...

The must have materials you need for DIY Epoxy Flooring

The many benefits of epoxy flooring are being embraced by consumers across the nation. From industrial use to strategic domestic enhancements, epoxy floor coatings are attractive, convenient and hardwearing. In addition, the ease with which they can be laid means that any keen DIYer is more than capable of installing...