At home

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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Warmer weather means more maintenance to make sure pool water stays clean and healthy.

10-point summer pool care plan

It is the first day of summer and temperatures are already on the rise in some parts of the country, with the Bureau of...   Read More

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The green revolution

There’s nothing quite like contentedly gazing over a sea of healthy, emerald grass in your backyard. Besides looking great, lawns also provide a multitude...   Read More

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Top 10 barbecue tips

Balmy nights, blue skies and warm weather can only mean one thing for the taste buds — barbecues! Whether you have a sprawling backyard,...   Read More

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Outdoor lighting advice

Good outdoor lighting is integral to the success of an external living space, able to transform it from a dull, drab and unusable area...   Read More

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Outdoor living made easy

With the average block size in Australia ever-shrinking, outdoor living areas are becoming more important than ever. It makes sense: we have the perfect...   Read More

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Prepare for storm and bushfire season

Ask any Australian what the start of summer means for their plans they’ll say Christmas, barbecues, swimming and holidays. What most of us forget...   Read More

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50 years and 5 fascinating facts about Colorbond

Ever since the first coil of Colorbond steel rolled off the production line at Port Kembla, Wollongong in 1966, this humble material has become...   Read More

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5 simple styling tips for indoor plants

People have been using indoor plants to beautify their homes since Cleopatra was a lass. The Chinese used penjing (bonsai) trees and other plants...   Read More

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7 tips to get the garden party ready

Christmas and summer. Could there possibly be a better combination? But if your house and garden are looking a bit the worse for wear,...   Read More

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Beginner’s guide to air conditioners

When engineer Willis Carrier designed the first air conditioner in 1902 to control the humidity in a New York publishing house – a problem...   Read More