If Australian home renovators harness the latest innovation in urban food gardens, solar energy and sustainable house design, can they produce the holy grail of homes that have minimum energy bills and generate a sufficient amount of fresh produce?
Designed specifically for Australian conditions, Quantum Timber Finishes’ ECODEX QUIX timber finish has been specifically formulated as a fast drying, penetrating, water-based decking oil, which will nourish and protect timber decks.
Big River Group’s MaxiWall is a cost-competitive Autoclaved Aerated Concrete product. Designed primarily for the multi-residential and detached dwelling market, an entire MaxiWall exterior can be completed in a fraction of the time compared to rendered brick or block.
Composed of solar powered, low voltage illuminating glass pavers, the Photovoltaic Collection [from the Glass Brick Company] is a fast, easy and low cost alternative to electrical grounds-lighting.
Set upon tranquil acreage in Chandler, Queensland, this site afforded Shaun Lockyer Architects the luxury of creating an elongated, linear floorplan that stretches out across the east-west axis to take advantage of the north-eastern exposure.
A timber deck can have a big impact on the overall look of your home so it’s important to get the colour right if you’re finishing-off a home renovation. Applying the wrong colour or simply changing preferences can be costly to fix.
HomeLeisure’s® WaterSaver™ self-watering pots are made in Australia and available in a variety of contemporary and traditional styles, sizes and colours; with a reservoir in-built at the bottom of the pot.
The Art of Storage range comprises innovative bicycle storage option, featuring a range of wall, floor and ceiling bicycle storage solutions.
This renovated coastal home captures the brightness of the location while creating interest with a slowly shifting play of light created by Linea Weatherboard which is used around the full façade of the home. One of the first big decisions was choosing Linea Weatherboard from James Hardie Scyon Walls and Floors.
Swimart warns that Australia’s heatwave conditions and power outages can adversely affect the quality of pool water.
Smart Living Home & Garden has a variety of designs that are solar powered, such as this Mosaic Solar Birdbath with Metal Stand.
The EnduroShield easy clean protective coating for glass reduces the time it takes to clean glass by up to 90%; and shields glass against staining and etching.