Dream Home Building Plan: Checklist to smooth your process     by   Helen Cartwright

27 April 2018

Steps to Building Your Dream Home There will come a time in your life when you seek to own a home. However, it may not be all about the purchase, but the type of home you wish to build. It's always good to have some idea of what you want your dream home to look like...

Aurecon and Monash University host Passive House workshop      by   Adelle King

27 April 2018

Aurecon and Monash University recently hosted a Passive House ‘Under Construction’ workshop in Melbourne to discuss the Passive House Building Standard, high performance building envelopes, airtightness, mechanical ventilation and construction sequencing...

Keep Your Bathroom Up to Date with These 2018 Trends     by   Victoria Lim

27 April 2018

Keeping your bathroom up to date is not an easy task. Sure, you can hop on every bandwagon that comes along, but what about next year, when the world of bathroom design forsakes this trend in favor of something else?...

Colour palettes from the world’s most beautiful places     by   Adelle King

26 April 2018

Colour plays an extremely important role in our lives, influencing our mood and how we respond to our environment. Although we’re inspired everyday by the colour in our surroundings, Earth’s natural tones seem to spark the best creativity...

3 Essential Garden Tools: Lawn Mower, Chainsaw & Brush Cutter     by   Bargains-Online

25 April 2018

A garden is healthy when it is maintained fittingly. A garden that is cared for in the right way can produce lovely flowers, vegetables and/ or fruits. A garden that is maintained in top condition also increases the desirability of the home property...


Is It Possible To Light Up Kitchen Kickboards Cost-Effectively?     by   Liam jones

25 April 2018

Kickboards lighting can be a beautiful adornment for a kitchen. Soft lighting is perfect for the evening, be it a nice lamp on the counter or through cabinet lighting. The incorporated lighting options are something opulent, which can cost you extra...

Find the right timber for your project     by   Adelle King

24 April 2018

Timber is an extremely popular building material thanks to its versatility, flexibility, cost-effectiveness and environmental advantages. However, there are many different types of timber products, making it difficult to know where to start when trying to decide what type to use in your project...


HIA-GWA Kitchens and Bathrooms report released     by   Adelle King

19 April 2018

The Housing Industry Association (HIA) and GWA Bathrooms and Kitchens have released the annual Kitchens and Bathrooms report , which found that the average number of bathrooms per dwelling is increasing in new homes...

Create a happier home     by   Adelle King

16 April 2018

We spend a large portion of our time at home so it’s important that our houses are places that make us happy...


Top tips for getting your garden winter ready     by   Adelle King

13 April 2018

In Australia, we’re blessed with a warm climate and experience winters that allow us to enjoy our outdoor area all year round. However, as we prepare for the colder months, we need to take certain precautions to ensure our garden will survive and thrive throughout...


Creative building solutions for bringing the light in and neighbours out!     by   Luke Oleenik

11 April 2018

Privacy is a basic human right – one that is getting harder and harder to implement in contemporary architecture. The balance between bringing in enough natural light and maintaining an element of privacy in our homes is a tricky one to achieve...

Home Electronics Organising Hacks     by   Selby Acoustics

10 April 2018

Electronics have a funny way of cluttering up your home. Even if you don’t have a big electronics collection, the cords, wires, plugs, and spare parts really start to add up. Don’t worry, we have solutions for you and ways to get organised, hide the eyesores and keep your home clutter-free...

Garden releaf     by   Adelle King

09 April 2018

This Saturday 14 April, independent garden centres across Australia will be supporting the Garden Releaf program, which focuses on the benefits of plants and gardens to enrich our lives...


4 Major Construction Project Considerations     by   Derek Lotts

05 April 2018

No matter if you’re a homeowner or a general contractor, it’s safe to say that every construction project you start is going to be challenging...


Travel experience a top influence for home and garden style trends     by   Adelle King

05 April 2018

Time abroad and inspiration from afar influences the garden styles desired by Aussie Homeowners Inspiration for home improvement projects can be found in many forms and while magazines and TV lifestyle programs are the obvious starting points, design trends are being influenced by the experiences we...

The Real Cost of Timber Fencing     by   DECO Australia

05 April 2018

When looking around for timber fencing and gates, Merbau is often the first product you encounter. As one of the cheapest materials available, it is no wonder it is so popular...

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Finding the right home security system     by    (not verified)

03 April 2018

Physical security and peace-of-mind are important for everyone from older adults to new families with small children. Implementing a home security system can be a great way to help people feel safe at home and lead their preferred lifestyle without the fear of a break-in...

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Protect your exterior timber during winter      by    (not verified)

03 April 2018

Cold temperatures and moisture can deteriorate timber decks and other timber around the home so with winter just around the corner, it is essential that home owners start preparing timber surfaces now...