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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.


Drought-resistant gardens: Growing your property investment

Beautiful, clever and easy to maintain gardens Whether your property is big or small, a beautiful and well-maintained garden can substantially improve the value...   Read More

Don’t jeopardise your home’s insurance by saving a few dollars fixing a dodgy power point.

Things you can fix yourself… and things you can’t

When asking yourself “can I fix this electrical fault this myself”, the most important thing to consider is “will it need any wiring”. That’s...   Read More

To ensure your family’s safety, make sure your garage door is safe and compliant.

Is your garage door a safety risk?

The garage door is often the largest moving object in a home, and despite being something we use every day, there is very little...   Read More

Spring is the perfect time to sow and grow new plants.

Spring cleaning tips for your home, garden and pool

A clean home doesn’t just look and feel good – it’s better for you. Not only does it reduce safety hazards but is one...   Read More


How to revamp your bathroom before selling your home

The process of selling a house isn’t easy because a lot of renovation work is required in order to increase both value and curb...   Read More

Consider paving colours that best complement your existing space by matching them with roof tiles, guttering, bricks or render. Photographer: Lisa Cohen. All images supplied by Adbri Masonry.

Reno-friendly paving patterns

With spring around the corner, now is the perfect time to spruce up your outdoor entertaining area. The best place to start is from...   Read More

Emergency services experts say the more you prepare your home, the more likely it will survive a bush fire or ember attack.

3 bush fire myths busted

In the last week alone, a young Victorian family has lost everything in a house fire after their son lit a piece of paper...   Read More

Allergy-safe home appliances like this ASKO washing machine make life easier for people living with asthma and sensitive skin conditions.

Allergy-safe home and pool solutions

With the National Asthma Council reporting that roughly 2.3 million Australians living with asthma and one-in-three Australians suffering from allergies, creating an allergy-smart household...   Read More

Pictured is Essential Palette from Dulux Colour Trends 2018. Stylist: Bree Leech. Photographer: Lisa Cohen.

How to choose the right shade of grey paint

With hues ranging from nearly white to virtual black, there’s a colour in the grey spectrum for everyone, regardless of your style of home...   Read More

Maximising floor and storage space is easy once you know how.

6 smart furniture solutions for small homes

These furniture tips for small homes and apartments are going to demystify some of the common misconceptions that people often have about arranging them....   Read More