Ways to lower your energy bills

Like many Australians, my wife Manuela and I have become more conscious of the energy we use at home. In October 2017 I organised a...

The benefits of “lap pools”

Swimming is one of the most beneficial exercises anyone can perform, and can be performed at all ages and ability. However, one drawback is...

Save hundreds of dollars off your electricity bills all year round

Windows are a big source of unwanted heat gain and heat loss in your home. Choosing the right window coverings means you can improve...

Wanting to add value to your home?

Smith & Sons Turramurra are the ultimate in premium quality home renovations. We have been delivering exceptional home renovations to the North Shore for many...

Ceiling fans take off

As our weather gets warmer, Australia has embraced the use of ceiling fans with open arms. For many families, they’re now seen as a...

Design for living

Mitchell Fowler, Landscape designer and builder from Ocean Landscapes, contractor to Smith & Sons Not only will a beautifully designed and well-built landscaped garden increase the...

Cutting your carbon emissions, and your bills

As the weather cools down, the heaters go on and energy bills start to rise. Ku-ring-gai is one of the highest consumers of electricity...
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Concrete plans

Claudia Arancibia, Sydney Styles Bathrooms Concrete is a versatile material that works just as well in kitchens and bathrooms as it does on driveways and...

Avoiding kitchen design mistakes

Neil Turrell A lot of activity happens in the kitchen - meal preparation, dining, catching up with family and friends over coffee. So it’s so...

Not just for floors!

Neil Turrell When shopping around for new wall and floor surfaces, put tiles on your shopping list for their durability and style. If you’re considering what...