[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] An innovative automated external solar shading solution was chosen for the striking peaked atrium of the Grand Central Shopping Centre in Toowoombah QLD. In order to deliver the highest possible reductions in solar heat gain through...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Modernising your home is a smart way to make it not only more comfortable and convenient, but also considerably more valuable. People expect a lot of modern features in their homes these days, so if you ever hope to sell your place, you had better get with the times. The following are some of the ways you can update your home without ruining its old-school charm and character.

Paint

The best way to make your home look modern -- but not trashy -- is to put on a couple of fresh coats of paint. To avoid messing with the character of your place, repaint it in its original colours. Unless you happen to be a professional painter yourself, it’s a good idea to get experts in to do the job, as any house with a poor paint job will lose any character that it had.

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Motorised blinds are revolutionising the way we look at light management, and far from being a gimmick that provides more novelty value than anything else, the technology allows blinds to last longer, stronger and better, as well as creating quite a few options for the eco-conscious family. Whether you want roller blinds without the unsightly cords (that somehow always manage to get tangled!) or a sophisticated solution for your outdoor awnings and sunshades, motorised blinds provide a whole host of benefits and long-term money-saving solutions.

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Motorised blinds were once a novelty, a luxury item strictly at the top of the market. Demand has made them a household essential. These blinds have a lot of practical features that make them a good investment in the home and in business. They're convenient, efficient, and very stylish. Motorised blinds are also the answer to a lot of problems, particularly for people with large areas to cover.

Motorised blinds basics

Motorised blinds are simple, efficient solutions for a range of purposes. They operate instantly to modify lighting. They’re intended to provide a full suite of light management options. The new remote controlled modern blinds are particularly good for dealing with interior lighting issues like sudden strong sunlight.