What Does Your Home Need This Summer?

Yes! Summer is finally here. The cold months that we all know and hate have finally gone, and it’s time to embrace those rays again. But whilst we’re enjoying the sun. we can’t neglect our home. Our home is going to become a hub of social occasions, so making sure it’s the perfect venue for you, your friends, and family is important. But what can you do to your home to make it better than it already is? Well there’s a few things you can do inside and out to improve the fun factor as well as improving safety. If you’re looking for a few tips then take the advice below onboard.


With children running around you need to try and have safety at the forefront of your mind. Both inside and out you should always be looking for ways to improve this. Outside if you have a pool it is a wise idea to either install and electric plastic cover over the top. In the AU and US, deaths by children drowning in their own backyard are rare, but they do happen a lot compared to other countries. It’s better to be safe than sorry, and the plastic will help superheat the pool for late night dips. Just make sure it’s plastic rather than a plastic sheet, it’s still easy for them to get tangled up in that if they fall. The next thing you need to consider is the safety of your actual house. Standard older doors aren’t that safe compared to some modern ones. It might be worth splashing the cash a little and investing in a heavy double bolted doors. These styles are common in home in the US. Then for your patio doors try top quality security doors from these guys in Brisbane. It’ll give you that little extra sense of security at night and they’re both long lasting so you shouldn’t need anything doing for a while. One final security addition could be a security camera outside. They’re easy to purchase and not that expensive for the level of security you’re going to get.

The House

From the security to the fun side of things. An Aussie house needs to be inviting and fun, especially in the summer. The main event is going to be the garden, but if you want to change the inside a bit you could decorate the living room to make it more open and airy. A bit of paint and some new furniture will make the place look brand new, and make for a great socialisation area when the summer's heat is just too much. Then you’ve got the outside. The first thing you need to buy is a state of the art BBQ for when all your family and friends come round. Then for a chill out factor you need to get yourself an outdoor sofa set. Preferably in the shade to offer that area of escape whilst still enjoying the outdoors. Just those two simple additions give you a great looking garden.

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