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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If your pool is looking a little green or has algal blooms across its bottom, these five steps will quickly return it to peak condition, ready for that first swim.

5 spring pool care tips

With temperatures already in the mid 20s in some parts of the country and a warmer-than-average spring predicted for most of Australia*, many of...   Read More

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Welcome the new season in a positive and meaningful way by giving your home a little TLC.

5 spring cleaning tips

Spring is known for many things – warmer weather, fresh flowers, longer days – and for many households, cleaning. It’s also the season to...   Read More

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A fire pit is a great addition to your backyard, transforming the outdoor area into a cosy and inviting space.

Build a fire pit in 6 simple steps

Building a fire pit in your backyard is a simple DIY job you can do on the weekend that will bring endless hours of...   Read More

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The Childcare Guide has a great checklist of questions to ask yourself and potential childcare providers to help find the best option.

5 practical pointers to choosing childcare

Placing your little one in childcare can be an emotional time – for you and for them. It may be the first time you’ve...   Read More

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Buyer’s bedding guide to getting a good night’s sleep

For many of us, a regular eight hours sleep a night keeps us bright eyed and bushy tailed. But did you know almost 40...   Read More

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Faced with soaring electricity bills and no real end in sight, do you know how much energy your household appliances use?

How much energy do your appliances use?

It’s official. Australia now has the highest electricity prices in the world. That’s according to Bruce Mountain, director of energy consultancy Carbon and Energy...   Read More

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10 ways to reduce food waste at home

Australians are said to generate approximately 19 million tonnes of organic waste every year – and one recycling expert is urging householders to rethink...   Read More

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By replacing your current halogen or CFL bulb and installing a central hub, you can control your lights from the comfort of a smartphone or tablet.

Smart LED bulbs put you in control of household lighting

Over the past decade, LED lighting has become a cheaper and cost-effective alternative to standard light bulbs. With a longer lifespan, reduce lifetime running...   Read More

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How to make a small home look and feel bigger

Are you tired of your small home looking and feeling cramped and pokey? The good news is that making it more spacious is more...   Read More

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Easy and affordable ways to reduce your water and power bills

In just one year, each of us uses an average of 100,000 litres of fresh water*, which makes us the greatest consumers of water...   Read More