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10 tips for successful kitchen planning

Supported by ASKO You’ve heard the saying a million times — ‘The kitchen is the heart of the home’ — and it couldn’t ring more...

Stylish handles to refresh your interiors or update tired furniture

It's incredible the transformation new, stylish handles can make to a dated room or tired furniture! Recently, expert Rapid Renovator Naomi Findlay shared her top...

Stylish kitchen sink materials for all budgets

We often hear the saying that tapware is the jewellery of a kitchen... But in recent years, kitchen sinks have also become a focal...

Contemporary industrial design home tours: A look inside homes that embrace concrete

The industrial design style has come a long way since it first emerged in the late 19th century. This aesthetic is all about functionality,...

The pros and cons of electric hot water tanks

Supported by Metropolitan Plumbing Are you considering upgrading your home's hot water system and weighing the options? Electric hot water tanks are a popular choice...

Your dream kitchen renovation checklist: Easy steps to create a stylish and functional kitchen

When it comes to planning a kitchen remodel there are so many considerations, where do you even start? Is it with the cabinetry finish,...

Top 8 must-have inclusions for your new home build

About to embark on the exciting journey of building your dream home? Congratulations! For many this is a once in a lifetime opportunity, so it...

5 benefits of house and land packages

Are you ummming and ahhhing about buying a house?! Perhaps trying to weigh up the pros and cons of buying an older home that...

Managing household items during extensive renovations

Major renovations are stressful to manage in themselves without the added concerns of finding precious items or furniture being damaged in the process. But...

Planning your home renovation: Gas connection and new laws in Victoria

Supported by AGIG Renovating or building your dream home is an exciting journey but it involves making many important decisions, especially when it comes to...

Solar passive design: What it is and how it can save you money

These days, sustainable design is at the forefront of people’s minds. If you’re currently thinking about building a new home, or doing some renovations,...

Common plumbing emergencies for Adelaide residents

Supported by Mr Emergency Feeling a bit stumped by a leaky pipe or a blocked sink? No worries, we've all been there. Plumbing emergencies can...

31 fabulous front doors: Get inspired to create a statement entry of your own

There's a good reason paint is one of our favourite renovation products — it's super affordable, easy to use and can completely transform a...

Common plumbing problems in old homes

There's a lot to love about buying an older home... their character features, charm and stories the walls can tell. But before you find...

Top interior designers share their tips on building a Hamptons style home

This article on tips for building a Hamptons style home came about thanks to a reader's request! So to get the best and most...

DIY concrete countertop: Before and after kitchen makeover

Many people are stuck with an outdated kitchen because it’s just suuuuuuuccchhhh an expensive space to redo! While an entirely new kitchen may be...

How to paint walls like a professional: House painting tips and tricks

When it comes to updating tired interiors, I don’t think there’s a better way to get more bang for buck than by painting. A...

Everything you need to know about convection bathroom heater lights plus bathroom design tips

Supported by Metropolitan Electrical If you're designing a new bathroom, a decision you'll need to make is whether or not to include a convection bathroom...

14 types of blue kitchen splashback tiles: Add a pop of colour to your kitchen

Thinking of a blue kitchen splashback but unsure what tile shape, size or pattern to use? You've come to the right place because I've...

Light locations in a new home? Expert advice on the dos and don’ts

Lighting and electrical advice is among the most sought-after content on our blog! Lately we've noticed a lot of searches for ‘tips on light...

The ultimate DIY bathroom guide: Creating a luxury bathroom on a budget

Many people see the bathroom as a functional space, but it's much more. It's a sanctuary — a place to relax, unwind, and escape...

Home interior lighting: 5 strategies for ambience and functionality

When it comes to interior design, lighting plays many roles — functionality, aesthetic appeal, mood and ambience, safety and navigation, and the list goes...

The kitchen design measurements you need to know — from an Interior Designer!

Anyone about to renovate their kitchen or build new will no doubt be double and triple checking their kitchen design to make sure the...

7 essential considerations when choosing blinds for your home

Supported by Carpet Court When it comes to interior design, window treatments play a crucial role in enhancing a space's overall aesthetics and functionality. Blinds, in...