Home & Decorating

Wed 25 Sep 2019

RBA rate cut could put more cash in your pocket

RBA rate cut could put more cash in your pocket

For five years, the Reserve Bank has been worried about one thing. Now it has flip-flopped and it means more cash to splash for all of us.

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Is NBN too costly for millions of Aussies?

Is NBN too costly for millions of Aussies?

Millions of Australians are yet to sign up to the National Broadband Network while some say they are holding off for as long as possible.

Mon 23 Sep 2019

How bank’s surprise home loan change will help you

premium_icon How bank’s surprise home loan change will help you

One of the nation’s biggest banks has watered down the tests it uses to assess home loans in a move that signals rate cuts are on the way.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Mum’s insanely easy laundry hack

Mum’s insanely easy laundry hack

A QUEENSLAND mum who hated doing laundry has managed to cut her time on the chore in half — and it involves no baskets or washing lines.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

REVEALED: The Mary Valley house that gumtree built

premium_icon REVEALED: The Mary Valley house that gumtree built

A family has taken the "new is not always better" approach to the enth degree, buying and furnishing their five-bedroom home on Gumtree.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

12 simple tips to prepare your home for a bushfire

premium_icon 12 simple tips to prepare your home for a bushfire

SOMETHING as simple as mowing your lawn can help prepare your home against a bushfire. Here are 12 easy maintenance tips to reduce the threat of bushfire.

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Couple’s lazy shower habit blasted

Couple’s lazy shower habit blasted

A couple’s decision to create a unique way to shower “after a few beers” has been slammed by The Block judges who branded it “ugly”.

Tue 27 Aug 2019

What it’s like building a dream home to a TV show deadline

premium_icon What it’s like building a dream home to a TV show deadline

BUILDING your dream home is stressful enough, but one North Coast family decided to do it as a film crew watched their every move.

Mon 26 Aug 2019

Get kitchen appliances to work in function and style

Get kitchen appliances to work in function and style

There's value in spending a little bit more for quality, rather than the false economy of buying a cheap appliance that is unlikely to go the distance.

Thu 22 Aug 2019

PHOTOS: The wonderful world of cacti

premium_icon PHOTOS: The wonderful world of cacti

THE dynamic duo behind a business creating dream gardens comprising glamorous, exotic and drought-tolerant gardens proves cacti are the new green.

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Mum’s jaw-dropping $700 pantry makeover

Mum’s jaw-dropping $700 pantry makeover

When Carmen Strong from NSW decided to overhaul her pantry, there was no expense spared. The result is nothing short of amazing.

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Home renos the breaking point for Aussie couples

Home renos the breaking point for Aussie couples

Home renos and building budgets put more on thin ice than cheating, new research shows.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

How my kitchen renovation turned into a six-week nightmare

premium_icon How my kitchen renovation turned into a six-week nightmare

"I DECIDED to bite the bullet... and I have tried very hard to not complain”.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

You can mix or match to dine in fine style

premium_icon You can mix or match to dine in fine style

Set the right scene in your dining space with this simple advice.

Thu 8 Aug 2019

DEEBOT 710: The newest robo vac on the block

DEEBOT 710: The newest robo vac on the block

My only exposure to robot vacuum cleaners was the viral videos of the cat whizzing around the lounge room on top of said cleaner.

Mon 5 Aug 2019

Tricks to getting the bohemian look just right

Tricks to getting the bohemian look just right

Bohemian by nature is more relaxed, often more colourful and always more personal.

Fri 2 Aug 2019

‘Bizarre’ ensuite horrifying the internet

‘Bizarre’ ensuite horrifying the internet

A bemused Queensland man has shared pictures of the newly renovated luxury house he just can’t sell. He has no idea why, but we sure do.

Mon 29 Jul 2019

Does city chic or country charm win you over?

premium_icon Does city chic or country charm win you over?

The homes we live in can differ in style according to our location.

Sat 27 Jul 2019

All is not fair in love and water

All is not fair in love and water

'Like the adage that there are 10 types of people in the world, those who understand binary and those who don't, apparently it's the same with dishwashers'

Wed 24 Jul 2019

Tradies warn about shoddy home renos costing us big bucks

premium_icon Tradies warn about shoddy home renos costing us big bucks

Tradies warn home renovators to steer clear of shoddy workers who can turn a simple job into a costly mistake.

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