Painting Industry News

How to Clean Circular Saw Blades

Todays Homeowner - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 09:31
Circular saw blades need dental care, too! Here's a simple way to clean them for top performance.

How to Replace a Wrought Iron Porch Column

Todays Homeowner - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 17:32
Nope, you don't have to keep that worn-out wrought-iron column! Here's how to replace it with a low-maintenance fiberglass one.

6 Tips To Prepare Your Garden For Spring

Todays Homeowner - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 11:43
Use late winter/early spring to prepare your garden for new blooms, plants and flowers. Follow these 6 steps for the best results.

Research in large practice

Architecture AU - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 09:50
Naomi Stead and Sandra Kaji O'Grady introduce their guest-edited dossier for Architecture Australia, which looks at the state of research in large architecture practices in Australia.

Glenn Murcutt and Wendy Lewin’s opal museum secures funding

Architecture AU - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 09:48
The Australian Open Centre will receive $20 million in government and community funding for the first stage of construction.

Ku-ring-gai architect David Don Turner dies at 87

Architecture AU - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 09:47
Life-time heritage advocate and celebrated architect David Don Turner, of Katoomba, NSW, has passed away.

Australia’s best library designs celebrated

Architecture AU - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 09:02
The Australian Library and Information Association has revealed the winners of its Library Design Awards at the Asia Pacific Architecture Forum in Brisbane.

Fire-gutted 'architectural masterpiece' restored to former glory

Building and Construction - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 11:31

Can you re-create art without the artist? An iconic Iwan Iwanoff brutalist-style home in Perth's western suburbs has been rebuilt using the original 1960s blueprints, and the results are striking.

How to Remove Foam from a Garden Fountain

Todays Homeowner - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 08:29
Foam is common in fountains — but there is a solution! Here are some ways to reduce foam's formation.

How to Plant Trees and Shrubs on a Slope

Todays Homeowner - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 18:57
Planting on a slope? Take these 6 steps to ensure your landscaping grows strong.

How to Install Landscape Lights

Todays Homeowner - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 17:00
Want to add ambiance to your yard? Add landscape lighting — it's easier than you may think!

Ep 10. Finishing the Front Door & Shutting out Humidity

Todays Homeowner - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 06:14
A new homeowner wants her front door to stand out, but the stain isn’t soaking in. Why this is happening and what she can do to get her door looking great.

Lyon Housemuseum Galleries opens in suburban Melbourne

Architecture AU - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:14
A new public contemporary art space, The Lyon Housemuseum Galleries, has opened in Melbourne’s suburban inner-east.

How to Correct a Crooked Board

Todays Homeowner - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:00
Here's what to do when a board has two crooked edges.

How to Build a Window Seat Bookcase

Todays Homeowner - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:48
Here's how to build a bookcase around a window to make a space more functional.

How to Choose a Roof for Your Home

Todays Homeowner - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 03:00
Need a new roof? There are more types and styles than ever — it can be overwhelming! But our guide will help.

Turning 20, Café Culture and Insitu rebrands as Design Nation

Architecture AU - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 16:25
Furniture and lighting retailer Café Culture + Institu has undergone a head-to-toe brand refresh to commemorate its 20th anniversary, and is now named Design Nation.

Material and craft: Amin Taha

Architecture AU - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 15:48
Ahead of an appearance in Auckland, London-based architect Amin Taha explains his belief in the importance of material as the basis of design.

Searching and searching again: Research in practice

Architecture AU - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 14:27
Billie Faircloth, partner at Kieran Timberlake, argues that a conversation on research in architectural practice begins by making the word “research” more approachable.

First house: House Shmukler

Architecture AU - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 14:03
Taking inspiration from the whimsy and rigour of artist Sol LeWitt, Tribe Studio’s inventive, sustainable first house paints a “portrait” of its clients and hints at what would become the studio's prevailing concerns.