The Difference Between Tinder and Kindling, and What To Use For Each

Maybe you're out camping and want to toast some marshmallows, or perhaps you're planning on snuggling in front of a cosy fireplace at home. Either way, you'll need to make sure you build your fire properly if you want it to get going easily. Most people think they can build and light a fire instinctively, but they're often surprised and frustrated when they actually try to do it. Part of the trick to it is placing the red gum firewood correctly, but at the beginning, it's all down to tinder and kindling. [Read More]

The Nonconformist Way: The Ultimate Kitchen Design for the Gothic Homeowner!

There is nothing gloomy about being gothic. In fact, gothic style is nothing but exquisite, ornamental and original. A gothic interior design is always romantic, extravagant and mysterious. If you're a fan of the old word touch, here are tips to help you achieve a gothic style in your new kitchen. Use dark décor for dramatic elegance Dark décor is the most noticeable element of a gothic kitchen.  Use colour such as black, darkened shades or red, emerald green, dark ocean blue or a dark purple shade for a bold, rich and dramatic look. [Read More]

What You Need to Know About Residential Air Conditioning Repair & Maintenance

Maintaining your home's air conditioner and keeping it in good repair will ensure that it lasts as long as possible, without the risk of a breakdown. You can often perform some maintenance tasks on your own, but it's also good to have the unit inspected and maintained by a professional contractor on a regular basis. Note a few factors that you'll want to remember about a residential air conditioner's repair and maintenance, so you know when to have it serviced and so your unit will be dependable and reliable through the summer months. [Read More]

Taking Measurements for Custom Cafe Curtains

Curtains are there so that you can block out sunlight and keep your home private, but sometimes maintaining privacy means you end up sitting in the dark, or using electric lights in the daytime. If you find yourself having this type of problem, cafe curtains are a good way to deal with it. Unlike ordinary, full-length curtains, the cafe variety only cover part of the window, so you can block out prying eyes but still let in some sunlight. [Read More]