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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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

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Why white is right when it comes to roofing

Stand on a suburban hilltop and the surrounding landscape is likely to be one of red, brown and black roofs stretching as far as...   Read More

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The Renovation Apprentice contest

If you have a knack for seeing the potential in a fixer-upper, giving your garden a make-over, flipping homes or restoring furniture, then you...   Read More

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Breathe life into dull corners of the house

Dead zones – every house has a least one. It’s the place where décor dreams come to die. The awkward corner or space where...   Read More