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Create you own tropical jungle: 10 plants that thrive in the bathroom

We adore using plants in the home — they look ah-MAZING and offer a loads of health benefits — but finding plants that will...

What bathroom mirror to buy: How to choose the perfect bathroom mirror

Mirrors are an essential element in any bathroom... but there's a lot more to them than function alone! The right bathroom mirror can completely...

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...

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...

How to clean grout — 6 of the most effective grout cleaning tricks

Cleaning grout is one of the most tedious cleaning tasks in the home so we've searched high and low to bring you the most...

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...

The ultimate guide to choosing the perfect tapware for your home renovation

Tapware is often described as the jewellery of a space in the interior design world and for good reason — few design elements have...

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...

How to get on board the colour trend: 5 low-cost ways to inject more colour into your home

Supported by Canberra Outlet One of the biggest trends in interiors this year is a return to colour! After years of earthy, beige-on-beige and muted...

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...

A fresh take on subway tiles: 5 of the most popular ways to lay subway tiles

Subway tiles are one of the most popular tile shapes. Possibly because it's generally the most affordable decorative tile... or because it has the...

Best bathroom renovation ideas for small bathrooms?

Supported by Metropolitan Plumbing Renovating a small bathroom can be both challenging and rewarding. It's a chance to optimise your limited space while creating a...

Make a serious statement with black floors — think hardwood, concrete, tile or carpet

In the home, black anything adds drama. But one place in the home that is often overlooked when using black... is on the floor....

10 breathtaking powder rooms: Luxe powder room ideas!

Your powder room is one of the most visited rooms in the house — particularly by guests — so why not have some fun...

From toilets to bathtubs: 18 of the best bathroom cleaning hacks to make your space sparkle

Who doesn't love a good cleaning hack?! Tips and tricks to get better cleaning results with less effort, YES PLEASE! And one of the...

5 plumbing upgrades to consider during your home renovation

Australia's booming real estate market and the rise of the DIY home improvement trend have many of us rethinking the look and functionality of...

5 of the best cosmetic bathroom makeover tips

Bathrooms have a reputation for being one of the most expensive rooms to renovate, and with good reason too. There’s plumbing, waterproofing and all...

Earthy tones and 70’s vibes: Find terracotta bathroom inspo and ideas to transform your space

The '70s are trending in design in a big way and there's a lot to love from the era — especially when it's reimagined...

17 back of door storage ideas to get the most out of your space

Whether you live in a tiny apartment or family home, finding new storage solutions is a priority for many! And one place that offers...

Everything you need to know about picking the right grout: From the type of grout to what colour, your questions answered

Supported by Ardex Without a doubt, every week I get questions around grout. It seems there’s a serious lack of good information out there to...

Everything you need to know about lighting your bathroom

If there’s one thing we’ve learnt from building and renovating, it’s that you can’t underestimate the impact of great lighting. Skimp on lighting and...

Top 7 liquid hand soaps: Best hand wash at all price points

In our line of work, we're lucky enough to have tried and tested dozens of hand wash or liquid hand soaps. Liquid hand soaps can...

What size should I make my tile grout joints?

A question I've been asked a lot lately is what size should I make tile grout joints? It's come up so much that I'm...

How to care for encaustic cement tiles: What cleaning products to use and ongoing maintenance

Encaustic tiles are those beautiful cement tiles (often patterned) you may have seen on Instagram, Pinterest or other design sites. While they are a gorgeous...