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Why You Should Consider Stucco Siding

Why You Should Consider Stucco Siding

The plaster has been used in Roman, Greek, and Egyptian decorating customs. It was normally made from burned lime or gypsum mixed with water and sand and grew popular since it may be molded into a decoration for spaces both inside and outside the house. The substance was also utilised in metalworking, to make cores for bronze sculpture or throw impressions.

Italian artists used the construction material in houses, tombs, public buildings, and particularly bathrooms. Balustrades, columns, cornices, frieze borders, and other architectural elements were engineered from the plaster and incorporated into paint schemes, including a three-dimensional facet to the horizontal surfaces. The substance added a pleasing play of shadow and light for interior spaces.

Stucco is equally beneficial in the modern decorating landscape.

* Inexpensive: Though cost will vary based upon the quality, stucco siding prices between $6 and $9 per square foot for a professional setup, which makes … Read the rest

7 Easy Hacks To Cool Your Home

7 Easy Hacks To Cool Your Home

If your home gets uncomfortably hot in summer and you don’t have an air conditioner or you don’t want to use it then there are many cheap and easy hacks to cool down your home. Below are our 7 top home heat hacks to survive the Australian summer.

How to keep your house cool and comfortable in the summer heat.

1. Lots of insulation! Many people when they hear of insulation they think of keeping your home warm but really it means being able to separate the temperature inside your home from the temperature outside your home. It works just the same in summer, good insulation, particularly in the roof of your house will mean that the heat from outside cannot easily invade the inside of your house and the cooler temperature you create with fans, shade, air conditioning and the likes is more effective at staying inside your house.… Read the rest