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Don’t Sell Your Home Before Doing This First [GUIDE]

Research shows 'staging' your home increases sale price by 10%; property stylist Dean Davis tells us how.   If you are selling a $500,000 property, you could see an extra $50,000 in your back pocket simply by presenting (staging) it at its best. While the extra cash is always handy, staging...

Elderly Loneliness And Tablet Addiction

Wall-E or Ex Machina? Cute or creepy? Useful or gimmicky? With a world robot population of 414,000, we’re at a turning point in history where robotics are now entering our lives, but are they welcome in our homes? The reality Whether it’s Will Smith’s I-Robot, Steven Spielberg’s A.I. Artificial Intelligence...

Save with energy efficient windows

Windows are one of the first considerations when planning a new home build or renovation. They are essential for allowing natural light to flow through your home, along with fresh air and clear views. But did you know windows can be one of the biggest drains on your energy bill?...

Installing composite decking

Composite decking gives an immediate lift to any area, creating an exquisite outdoor experience within your sacred space. If you’re not familiar with it, composite decking is man-made, and is comprised of an equal mix of recycled wood fibres and recycled plastic. Because of this, it lasts much longer than wood...

Refresh by resurfacing

Would you like a new look kitchen or bathroom on an affordable budget, completed in only a matter of days using your existing structures? Sounds great right? Resurfacing is quickly becoming a popular renovation alternative for homeowners who are happy with their existing layout but need a fresh modern look...

Heating with reverse cycle air conditioning

Keeping warm during winter A ducted reverse cycle air conditioning system comprises of a central unit which is connected by ductwork to outlets throughout the home or workplace. This unit will be installed in your roof and is powered by a compressor located on your building’s exterior. Reverse cycle air...

Design a wardrobe that will meet your needs

Whilst it’s an inclusion in almost every home these days, our wardrobes often underutilise their storage potential. Most will have a simple ‘shelf and rail’ system, which doesn’t always suit our needs. Having a custom designed wardrobe will not only look great, but also maximise the storage space available and...

New year, new renovation?

Has a renovation of your home been on your mind? Make 2018 the year you finally start your project! If you aren't sure where to start, then we may have some useful info for you. Below, Dale Alcock has answered some of the most common questions asked by home renovators. How...

Solar myths answered

Perth is one of the world’s sunniest cities, so you might not be surprised to learn that WA is one of the fastest states in terms of adopting residential solar systems. In fact, 1 in every 5 Australian households has solar panels installed on their home, and yet remarkably, 71%...

Kitchen Renovation: What Should You Consider First?

Is a Kitchen Renovation a Good Idea? The decision to renovate your kitchen is one of the largest purchase decisions you will make in your life. It probably only comes second to buying a house or new car. With the real estate market currently being a "buyers" market, and the costs of shifting house...

How to Avoid Common Floor Plan Errors

So you have worked hard with your builder and finally selected the new home you love. Everything is on track and the time has come to review your floorplans. Any errors at this point can be costly and difficult to live with later. Once you receive your plans it is...