Entries by Bronwyn White

How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient With Blinds

The Australian summer is fast approaching, which means your electricity bill is about to increase thanks to the expected rise in your air conditioning needs. As a reasonable homeowner, you might want to consider ways and means of reducing your cooling costs this summer without sacrificing on comfort – such as, making use of blinds and […]

How Awnings Can Make Your Home More Sustainable.

‘Sustainability’ is a popular buzz word in the media right now, alongside other phrases such as ‘green living’ and ‘eco-friendly’. We all understand that these terms revolve around making choices which protect our environment. The news is saturated with reports of the recent plastic bag ban and major restaurant chains phasing out the use of […]

It’s Time to Install Your Awnings Now for Summer

Ah, summer: the season of endless blue skies, lazy late nights and delicious food. While winter’s in full blast, daydreaming about those warmer days is very tempting. But in the midst of a fantasy of beach weather, it’s easy to forget about the negative aspects of summer. Oppressive heat and painful sunburn might seem a […]

Providing shade for your home with awnings

The Australian climate is harsh and unforgiving, particularly during the summer months. All Australians are taught the importance of slip, slop, slap from a young age to protect themselves from the sun. What we don’t learn is that our homes require sun protection as well. Designing a home with adequate shading has many cost-saving and […]

Awnings as home window fashion

Regardless of whether we follow the latest trends, it’s almost impossible to avoid being influenced by fashion. It’s not as simple as updating your wardrobe with new season looks! Fashion reflects the most popular aesthetics, not just for clothing and beauty, but our entire lifestyles. This, of course, includes home décor. The way your living […]

Plan Your Awnings Now for Spring

Sydney’s climate is beautiful all year round, but come springtime it truly shines. Spring is the driest season, creating a perfect balance of warmer weather and lower humidity. It’s the perfect time of year for entertaining outside and enjoying the sunshine. In February, summer is rearing its head one last time before it gives way […]

Accessories for Awnings

Awnings feature a range of parts and accessories that facilitate the installation, operation and even maintenance of the shade structure. The main parts of an awning are two: frame and cover. Awning covers create the shade, and come in many different shapes, sizes and materials. The frame can consist of a simple structure made up […]

Summer Awnings Suitable For All Weather

With summer season just around the corner, it’s important to get a good awning that can protect you and your family against the weather elements.  Our increasingly unpredictable weather means that you will need to consider awnings that cover you for all weather scenarios. There are many styles and designs to choose from depending on […]

Install Awnings to Cool Your Home in the Summer Heat

During summer months, many homeowners are usually forced to spend more on electricity bills in order to keep their homes cool. However that can be a thing of the past when you install awnings. An awning can help regulate the amount of solar energy that reaches the facade of your house especially parts that are […]

How Awnings Can Add To the Sustainable Design of Your Home

While everyone could be struggling to enhance the aesthetic value of their house, budget-savvy homeowners instead resort to the better, less costly route. Awnings and blinds are far much cheaper than erecting new rooms, extra bedrooms, sunrooms, patios, porches and covered decks. They come in varied forms and styles and can be covered using virtually […]