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Express your unique style throughout every room of your home and garden, and enhance your abode with some of the latest home design trends.

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How to clean these 3 stubborn household spills

There are several causes for stubborn spills in your home and, while many are harmless, some are potentially hazardous to you and your family....   Read More

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Kitchen benches made from engineered stone

Engineered stone is formulated from a blend of crushed stone, which is bound together with a resin adhesive. Often referred to as quartz, engineered...   Read More

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Many of today's heating solutions not only warm your home but are also designed to create a visual impact. Pictured is EcoSmart's flueless fire feature, which is fuelled by environmentally-friendly e-NRG Bioethanol.

Heating solutions for your home

With the onset of winter, it’s time to pull out your trusty slippers and replace the cotton bed sheets with a flannel set. But...   Read More

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Miss Amara stocks a wide range of rugs to beautify and warm your interior.

How to ‘hygge’ your home this winter

Winter may be the harshest of all the seasons but during autumn the chilling bite seems to follow us everywhere. Our instincts prompt us...   Read More

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4 unique decorating tips

We all have a general understanding of what a well-decorated house looks like. Elegant table cloths, artwork on the walls, Turkish rugs in the...   Read More

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How to ‘winterise’ your swimming pool

If you’re thinking about saving a few dollars by switching off pool equipment over winter, the pool care professionals at Swimart advise against it....   Read More

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6 reasons to install skylights

Whether it’s a traditional square skylight, a tubular skylight or a plain old roof window, skylights have been around in various styles for many...   Read More

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Compost Central founder Andrew Hayim reveals the worm tunnels created by his innovative composting system. Photo by Seb

Winning the war on waste

tter Soil, Better Life, Better Future – that’s the message behind International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW), which ends on Saturday.   Closing the loop...   Read More

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Adbri Masonry's permeable Ecopave is available in an easy-to-install 50mm thickness.

Driveway paving patterns

One way to improve your home’s curb appeal – and its property value – is to upgrade your driveway. While it’s easy to overlook...   Read More

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The risks and rewards of DIY home repairs

Have you ever wanted to redo your kitchen, renovate the bathroom, or extend your entertaining area by adding on a new deck? If so,...   Read More