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What would make home renovators remove asbestos?     by   Adelle King

16 August 2018

The Australian Government’s Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA) has released the findings of its research that looked at the factors that would make home owners more likely to remove asbestos in the future...

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Snip your garden into shape     by    (not verified)

16 August 2018

Spring is often a welcome relief to sun-loving Aussies, especially as gardens come out of hibernation and begin to put on fierce floral displays...

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5 Helpful Tips With Updating Your Kitchen     by   Adam Smith

15 August 2018

The kitchen, as they say, is the heart of every home. If you want to improve this particular part of the house, the most important things you need to consider are functionality, convenience and style...

5 Good Reasons to Invest In Vinyl Wrap Kitchen Doors     by   Adam Smith

15 August 2018

Many homeowners spend a fortune updating the look of their kitchens. After all, kitchen remodelling is one of the home improvement projects that add the most value. But you don't have to overspend in prettifying your kitchen...

Cleaning Do and Don't for Laminated Doors      by   Adam Smith

15 August 2018

Laminate kitchen cabinet doors have been popular for years, but they often have a bad reputation for continuing to look good. However, much of this is due to improper cleaning that can compromise the integrity of the finish and leave it vulnerable to further damage...

4 Steps to Get Rid of Mould In Air Ducts     by   Tom's Duct Cleaning

14 August 2018

Black mould in air ducts is poisonous, they can be found in any setting that provides food. Humid and stale environments give this fungus all the food it needs to thrive. Including inside walls and inside vents and other ductwork...

Dual Occupancy costs     by   Can you Subdivide?

11 August 2018

Your backyard might be large enough to build a second dwelling; or the land could be wide enough to accommodate a duplex. You will need a Planning Permit for the dual occ and a Building Permit before you can start to build...

Ways to Keep Your upholstery Free From Dust Mites Without Using Chemicals     by   Austin Baines

02 August 2018

The microscopic entities – dust mites live inside soft furnishings at your home. The feed on dead cells shed from animals and the human body. A smaller population of them does not cause much harm. However, when the population exceeds the safe levels, their large number is problematic...

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Better ideas for bigger area – landscaping tips for large backyards     by    (not verified)

31 July 2018

Land sizes across Australia have been shrinking so it’s no surprise that the majority of backyard design and gardening advice focuses on achieving great style in small spaces...

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Designing healthy bathrooms     by   Adelle King

31 July 2018

Like a green kitchen , a ‘healthy’ bathroom will be designed for the good of the homeowners (both now and in the future), with minimal impact on the planet...

5 Tips To Keep Your Garage Concrete Floors Clean     by   Concrete Hire

31 July 2018

Your garage floor takes some heavy duty use on a daily basis and keeping it clean probably isn’t your list of regular domestic chores...

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Being white on track     by    (not verified)

30 July 2018

Introducing white to your interior walls creates an immediate ambiance of sophistication, freshness and timeless style. However there are many shades of white and the choices can appear endless, especially when the white you select appears to look different on the wall...

Designing kitchens for health and wellness     by   Adelle King

30 July 2018

Jenefer Gordon (Eat Bathe Live) - Winner KBDi Kitchen Designer of the Year Vic/Tas With the wellness movement gaining momentum in homes across the country, and an increasing green conscious within many Australian families, the Kitchen and Bathroom Designers Institute (KBDi) is often asked about ways...

Healthy homes     by   Adelle King

29 July 2018

While most people would assume that the increasing focus on energy efficient housing by home owners, builders, developers and governments is a good thing, some argue that it’s come with a trade-off...

Industry Standard on Installation of Windows and Doors Australia     by   GEM Windows and Doors

27 July 2018

Industry Standard on Installation of Windows and Doors Australia Source: AWA Australian Window Association Installation At all times manufacturer's installation will be the predominant procedure for the installation of proprietary windows...

All’s wellness     by   Adelle King

27 July 2018

It looks like housing that puts people’s health at the centre of design, creation and redevelopment is the next frontier in real estate, according to The Global Wellness Institute’s (GWI) Build Well To Live Well report...

Common plumbing questions answered     by   Adelle King

26 July 2018

Questions about plumbing work are some of the most frequent enquiries we receive on the Build website so we asked Shinners Plumbing managing director Kevin Shinners to answer some of the most common ones below. Why does my washing machine keep making banging noises?...

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An end to weeds and waste     by    (not verified)

25 July 2018

Plastic waste has become hot news and a key consideration for today’s conscious consumer. However, while a growing number of Australians are starting to eliminate single-use plastic in their homes, this vigilance hasn’t extended into gardens...

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Talking tiles     by   Adelle King

25 July 2018

Tiles can make or break some of the most used and expensive rooms in your house – the bathroom, kitchen and laundry. As a result, tilers play an important role in ensuring your building or renovation project is not only aesthetically pleasing but also completed on time...

First laundry appliance brand in Australia approved by Sensitive Choice program     by   Adelle King

24 July 2018

For people or those with family who suffer from allergies or asthma, a new washing machine range has just been approved by the National Asthma Council Australia’s Sensitive Choice program...

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