Isobel Ruiz

About Me
Making All of Your Home and Garden Dreams Come True

Welcome to my blog! My name is Sandy and my job is to make all of your home and garden dreams come true. Ever since I moved into my current home and set about having the garden redesigned and landscaped, and the interior of the place gutted and remodelled, I have been trying to raise awareness of the many benefits of learning about how to get the most out of your home and garden. I learnt everything I know from professional contractors who talked me through every step I needed to take. I hope my blog helps you to achieve your dream.

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4 Different Uses for Shade Sails

5 October 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Shade sails have one basic function, that of generating some shade in a desired location. Therefore, you might be forgiven for thinking that these devices only have one use. This could not be further from the truth because shade is needed – or at least desirable – for a myriad of different reasons. If you are thinking about a shade sail installation and wondering about the ways in which you could use one, then read on to discover the four most popular reasons people in Australia have for purchasing them. Read More …

What you Need to Consider Before Buying a Retractable Awning for Your Home

25 September 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

A retractable awning is an excellent addition to your patio or garden. It creates a space outdoor where you can be protected from the sun as well as the wind, and it helps with protecting your house from the sun. If you're thinking about buying an awning for your home for the first time, there are a few things you should consider to make sure you make the right decision for you and your home. Read More …

3 Simple Ways to Spot a Pest Infestation

23 August 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Pests can be extremely destructive. That's because most of them are excellent at hiding, and they multiply quickly too. If you're not keen enough to identify signs of a pest infestation, you'll end up incurring a lot of costs in not only property damage but also in the removal of the pests. What's more, pests can contaminate your food and preparation areas, leaving you and your family at risk of developing health problems. Read More …

The Best Blinds for Reducing Your Energy Bills

31 July 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

When conserving energy is at the top of your financial agenda you may spend a lot of time trying to cut down on your energy usage. Two of the biggest culprits in terms of energy expenditure in Australia are air conditioning and heating. Although minimising their use is effective, you may also want to consider purchasing blinds that help your HVAC's efforts go further.   Blinds that feature aluminium linings While the sun tries its hardest to heat the area outside your home, your HVAC spends time fighting back. Read More …

Two Preparatory Steps You Should Take Before Trying to Sell Your Home

18 July 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you wish to sell your home, here are two preparatory steps you should take before you start arranging viewings. Get the carpets cleaned by a professional Even carpets which are hoovered regularly will become quite dirty over the course of a few years. Residue from drink and food spillages, dirt and grime from feet and shoes and things like pet dander and deeply embedded dust can, over time, make even the most beautiful of carpets look tattered, discoloured and dirty. Read More …