BUILD NEWS - Feb 2024

BUILD is the complete, trusted and independent online authority on building and renovation for Australians. BUILD aims to answer all of your questions about building and renovation – even those you didn’t know you should ask!

Simple design tricks to create your holiday home     by   BUILD

28 February 2024

Embarking on the journey to create your dream holiday home is an exciting adventure and when executed skilfully a winning formula promises relaxation, comfort and unforgettable moments...

Revitalising your home exterior withtips for a top-tier façade     by   BUILD

27 February 2024

As we enter 2024, revitalising the exterior of your home with a fresh colour scheme not only makes a strong first impression for visitors, it also can increase street appeal - ultimately adding value to your home...

The top autumn furniture trends you won’t want to miss this season     by   BUILD

26 February 2024

Keeping up with the latest interior design trends can be equal parts tiring and expensive. What is a TikTok fad and what is a trend truly worth investing in?...

Three reno hacks to add size and value to your bathroom     by   BUILD

20 February 2024

This year, Aussies are looking for the best tips and tricks to create bigger bathrooms for less, and many renovators are looking to make these spaces look even larger so that they can get the best return for liveability and value...

Green roofs can cool cities and save energy: modelling      by   BUILD

13 February 2024

Extensive greenery coverage on building rooftops could significantly reduce temperatures at the city scale and decrease energy costs, according to a new study...

Ombre colour for walls     by   BUILD

09 February 2024

The ombre colour wash is here. We’ve seen it on fabrics, hair and even on flowers and it’s now appearing on walls! The ombre or gradient effect, began life as an accent wall but has since evolved into a complete room treatment, and one that can easily incorporate the colour drenching trend...

Cabot’s partners with Microsoft and Insight to transform its customer support for DIY woodcare projects     by   BUILD

06 February 2024

Cabot’s, part of DuluxGroup, has developed an innovative AI-powered chatbot prototype to provide automated, scalable customer support for DIY woodcare projects...