Air Conditioners During Bushfires: What To Do When The Flames Affect You

On 7 February 2009, the state of Victoria in Australia experienced its worst ever bushfires on record, with more than 700 fires burning on one day. This year, bushfires will continue to spark up during the hot summer months, and as a resident of Victoria, it is important you have a bushfire action plan in place just in case fires move close by. Even bushfires that are not in your immediate vicinity can cause discomfort to your family because of the ash and smoke in the air; however, your home air conditioning system can make life a little more comfortable for those inside your home.

Block Out The Sun: Three Reasons To Choose Plantation Shutters This Summer

As a home renovator you often time your projects so they are finished right before a particular season begins. With this thought in mind, now is the time to think about how you are going to update your window dressings before summer arrives this year. The right window dressing is attractive, saves you on energy costs, and is low maintenance. Plantation shutters tick all three of these boxes and should be high on your list of possible products to consider when it comes to updating the interior of your windows.