Everyone knows about asbestos, but it’s surprising how few people realise how much of a risk lead paint can be – and just how common it is in older Australian homes.
Insulation in walls can make a huge difference to the comfort of your home. Find out how to improve your wall insulation.
Larger cracks and holes require a little more attention, but can still be made to disappear using the right methods and materials.
Provided that you know what you're doing, you can easily make small cracks and holes in walls disappear completely.
Crayon? Dead bugs? Blood? Don't worry - most interior wall surfaces are designed to be fairly easily cleaned.
It depends on what your walls are made from, but giving your exterior walls a clean can improve the look of your home.
Big surfaces like walls inevitably get dirty, and inevitably get damaged from time to time. Here are some easy ways to keep your walls looking great.
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The Bath Checklist covers the issues you need to consider to ensure your bath is a comfortable and worthwhile investment. The checklist will save you time, hassle and money. Print it out, read through the site and keep it on hand when discussing bath choices with your builder, plumber or architect.
The wrong hot water system can easily account for the lion's share of your electricity consumption. In fact, electric tank systems are being phased out. Find out how different systems compare in terms of efficiency.
The kitchen is the single most expensive and complex area when you're renovating or building a house - and clever design is easily the most important aspect of a good kitchen.