8 Questions to Ask Before Signing a Lease

Finding the right house or apartment to rent is like trying to colour coordinate a family size bag of skittles in under 10 minutes. You are probably thinking how is that even relatable? Well, if you think about your dream home and what you want from it, what you need in a home, can you […]


My Car Got Broken Into, What Do I Do?

Each year, unlucky Australians fall victim to car theft with up to one car stolen every 10 minutes in 2017. For those who are fortunate enough to stumble upon their vehicles still in the same place where they left it, are soon given a rude awakening when they realise they’ve been broken into. Who could […]


A Checklist For Your Final Inspection

It’s almost settlement time, you’re excited to finally live in your new home, but before you sign the dotted line… its final inspection time.   What is the purpose of the final inspection? If you’re wondering what final inspection is, it is essentially a pre-settlement inspection where buyers are able to inspect the property to […]


The Future Begins In Your Home

What is a smart home? When we think of a smart home what is the first thing that comes to mind? Skynet. Apart from taking over the world and causing an apocalyptic war between robots and humans (The Terminator), smart homes have been designed to help make our lives more convenient, safer, cost effective and […]


How To Stay Ahead Of The Curve | Top 5 Garage Door Design Trends For 2019

Whether you’re purchasing a garage door for your new home or looking to replace your old door, here are the top 5 garage door design trends you need to know.   The bolder the better They say history repeats itself, and what was once a cult TV classic from the 80s; The Bold and The […]


Interior Design Trend: Custom Garage Door With Glass Inserts

  When you think of a garage door you most likely think of a roller door; where a sheet of metal rolls up into a bundle onto your garage ceiling. Or a sectional garage door that slides perfectly above your head as it is suspended from your ceiling on railings. What you certainly don’t think […]


Gryphon’s Guide to Garage Door Types

What are the different types of garage doors? What type of garage door will best suit my home? Are there any special requirements? As a homeowner, it is important to ask these questions; especially since your garage door not only protects your valuables, but adds to your homes overall value. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy […]


Plan A Low Water Garden This Summer

With less rainfall predicted and temperatures to rise exponentially in the coming years, saving on water has become a top priority as we look to a sustainable future. Low water gardens, or often referred to as water-wise and drought-resistant gardens, is a concept that allows us to achieve low water usage whilst maintaining an elegant […]


Steps to Troubleshoot Your Garage Door Opener

In our previous article, we explore the most common garage door related issues. Today, we’ll focus on issues caused by the garage door remote.   1. My garage door remote doesn’t work When your garage door no longer responds when you press the remote control, it’s usually because the batteries need replacing or the sensors […]


Tips to Troubleshoot Your Garage Door

When your garage door begins to play up there can be a number of different factors that could be causing the issue. It is important to identify which of the following issues you may be experiencing to ensure you take the safest and appropriate actions. The situations below are door and motor related, have a […]