Enjoy Your Patio Through Winter With Outdoor Heating
With a variety of stylish and practical outdoor heating options available, Stratco has the solution for keeping you warm this winter.
Innovative use of Stratco Products
A new innovation has arrived at Port Noarlunga, South Australia … Port Burger!
Summer Gardening Tips
We’re having some pretty hot weather this summer, so here are a few tips to help your garden survive the heat.
Meet The HowTo Team: Mark
We talk with one of Stratco's shed manufacturers
BBQ Lamb Chops
An easy recepie for mouth watering barbecue lamb chops
Watermelon Icy Poles
Make delicious Watermelon Icy Poles with this simple recipe
Do You Have a Space to Pursue your Passion?
Catching up with talented artist Joy French, whose ideas and passion come to life when working in her very own shed turned studio.
How to Make Your Own Compost
Easy steps to creating great compost
Crispy BBQ Salmon with Herbs and Lemon
Recipe for a flavourful and crispy BBQ salmon dish
Easter Project Ideas
Three Easter project ideas to get you out in the garden.
Thinking of Refurbishing Your Deck?
Three simple ways to update your deck for summer barbecues without impacting the safety of the structure.
Bringing the Outside In: A Quick Guide to Greening Your Home
Three ideas for how plants can be used to help every part of your home feel more inviting and inspiring.
3 Ways to Prepare Your Yard for a Dog
Here are some simple ways to prepare your household for a canine addition.
Are Your Vegetable Garden Attempts Unsuccessful?
Here are some tips to ensure your vegetable garden is prosperous and lasting.
4 Ways to Enhance Your Front Yard
Concerned you have neglected your front garden in favour of your backyard? Improving your front yard can be achieved in four simple ways.
3 Ways to Update Your Bathroom
Wanting to update your bathroom but concerned about it turning into a big job? Here are three ways the task can be minimised.
Update Your Outdoor Furniture for Summer
Want to make the most of long summer evenings at home? Update your outdoor furniture and you may never want to leave.
The Benefits of a Teepee Tent
A teepee tent is a simple solution to providing outdoor activities that also helps reduce the health risks associated with exposure to the sun.
How to Create Your Own Backyard Office
Are you one of the 5.6 million Australians who work from home? Creating a dedicated office space can help facilitate a healthy and productive work life.
5 Ways to Get Your Outdoor Area Ready for Spring
Spring cleaning your entertainment area doesn't have to be expensive or time consuming. Here are five easy ways to give your backyard the lift it needs.
Creating Classy Shelving
Floating shelves can help you organise clutter and add some style to the decor of your home.
How to Create a Spring Herb Garden
Whether inside or outdoors, herb gardens are easily personalised to your taste and add freshness to your decor and cooking.
Creative Gift Ideas This Father's Day
Struggling for gift ideas this Father's Day? A handmade gift done right could be the solution you've been looking for.
Can Colour Affect Your Child's Mood?
Different colours can affect the mood of your child. Choosing the right one may be more important than just taste.
How to Build Your Own Pallet Furniture
With just a bit of upcycling, creativity and effort, you can create some great personalised furniture for your home.
A Home Theatre System to Make Your Neighbours Jealous
Installing a home theatre system can make you the envy of your neighbourhood. Here are some tips on setting up your own personal cinema.
Do Your Interiors Need a Lick of Paint?
Painting a room is a great DIY project, but it can call for a little advice. Here are the five steps you need to go through to achieve a great result.
Are You Ready to Start Upcycling?
Upcycling items in your home can be a great way to save the planet and exercise your creativity at the same time, provided you have the right equipment.
3 Easy DIY Projects for Your Kitchen
The kitchen is one of the most important hubs of any home, and it's easy to jazz yours up with some simple DIY projects.
Is It Time to Declutter Your Home?
Keeping a home clutter-free can feel like an up-hill struggle, but the answer often lies in finding a better way to organise and store your possessions.
Poly vs. Steel: Which Rainwater Tank Should You Get?
A rainwater tank can be a valuable asset for any home in Australia, and it pays to know about the different types available.
5 Tips For Creating Your Very Own She Shed
Don't be left out in the cold when your man goes into his cave. Find out how to create your own special she shed.
7 Steps to Repair a Hole in The Wall
Holes in the wall are an ugly sight but they are not difficult to fix. Find out how you can fix your walls in seven easy steps.
Safety First: How to Stay Safe During Your DIY Projects
Here are some basic tools and tips to help you stay safe during your DIY adventures
3 Ways to Care For Your Garden in Winter
Winter can take a toll on the garden, but you don't have to neglect your plants and flowers just because the weather is harsh.
Is Your Roof in Shipshape?
Inspecting your roof is a simple task and you can prevent serious damage from occurring - but how can you tell what is going on up there?
How to Give Your Bathroom a Quick Makeover
A bathroom makeover seems like a challenge at first, but there are ways to do it without flooding the bathroom.
5 Simple DIY Tips to Make Life Easier
Whether you are serious about DIY or just a casual enthusiast, here are 5 simple tips that can help you do your job better
7 Reasons Rainwater Tanks are Good for You and the Environment
The simplest option to reduce your water bill, with the added perk of being kind to the planet, is to install a rainwater tank.
3 Easy Steps to Make Your Garage Look Nice
If you are tired of your garage looking like a shabby dark corner full of unwanted clutter and broken tools, perhaps it is time to tidy up.
Learn How to Create Your Own Fire Pit
With winter here, we have teamed up with James Bawden to show you how to build you own Fire Pit.
5 DIY Home Improvement Projects to Warm Up Your Winter
Now is the time to prepare your nest for the arrival of the cold season. Here are five DIY home improvement tips to get you started.
Is it Time to Upgrade Your Ladder?
If you perform elevated work on a regular basis make sure your ladder is suited to the job. Here are a few tips to help you make the right decision.
What to Consider When Choosing a Water Tank
Autumn is one of the best times to choose a water tank - with a solid few months of rainfall ahead before the next dry spell.
How to Pick the Right Fence for Your Property
Nothing completes an Aussie backyard quite like a good fence. Not only is a fence an attractive addition to your property, it can also help keep the kids football from going through your neighbour's window.
How to Child-Proof Your Home
If you are looking to make a home child-proof, there are a few areas that you need to focus on. Here are some of the biggest to consider.
Three Bright Ideas For Your Outdoor Lighting
If you want an outdoor space that can be used at night as well as during the day, having the right lighting is going to be essential.
What to Consider When Re-Roofing Your Home
Now that the weather is getting colder, it's important to consider how your roof is looking and whether it is time re-roof.
Three Tips For Keeping Your Outdoor Space Warm
No one builds an outdoor space with the intention of only using it through summer - a great outdoor area is one that is usable all year round.
Aussies Investing in Their Backyard Spaces
Having a great outdoor space is a way of life for many Aussie families, with many of us finding unique and creative ways to make the most of their slice of paradise.