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11 Hot Tips From House Rulers Pete & Courtney

Professional dancers Pete & Courtney just walked away with $250,000 after a nearly perfect score on House Rules. “We started off as just two people from Melbourne who applied for a TV show. One sitting on their couch doing the application and the other saying ‘let’s do it tomorrow because...

House Rules Katie & Alex: Renovating on a Budget

House Rule's favourites Katie and Alex shared down-to-earth advice for improving your home on a budget. When asked about their unexpected loss on series six of the show, Alex replied, "It's all subjective; maybe the pressure got to us! Maybe it was too much for us and the limelight got...

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...

6 Storage Solutions to Organise Your Home [VIDEO]

'Cleanfluencers', #cleanstagram and life hackers; a sweeping trend has brushed its way to the Home Show floor. In less than two years, UK Instagram celebrity Mrs Hinch found stardom to the tune of 2.8 million followers through everyday organisational hacks. Her humble posts illustrate the joy of marriage, raising a baby...

Shiver Me Timber Floors! [VIDEO]

Ahoy, me hearties! We be navigating the Home Show seas in search of the finest timber flooring! The Home Show sets sail to four cities showcasing hundreds of exotic timber flooring sourced from all around the world. We walk the plank with six exhibitors to test each flooring's sturdiness, style...

5 Rising Bathroom Trends of 2019

Striking colours, touch-activated tech and beautiful basins; here's the Home Show bathroom countdown.  5 - Mirrors  Mondella Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? Mirrors already expand the size of our bathrooms and add a touch of vanity. Exhibitors have doubled down on this practical...

Three Birds Share Renovation Stories

From corporate careers to steel cap boots; best friends Lana, Erin and Bonnie shared their story at the Home Show. 11 renovations, 22 bathrooms, a sponsored web series and 22 years of friendship; the Three Birds are unstoppable. Would you guess they started with absolutely no experience in renovation? These...

Why is my budget always out of control?

You got the house, well done! Being on the property ladder is a blessing but not the end to all your problems. Running over budget can be the most infuriating parts of home renovation. Too often than not, we all encounter the same renovation mistakes. We like to think that...

Darren Palmer’s Kitchen Design Fundamentals

We dissect the wisdom of Darren Palmer, star of Channel 9 series The Block, from his design talks at the Home Show. Not many people know that Darren, before the glitz and the glamour, used to be a graphic designer, in spite of his love for home interiors. He believed...

Curtains or Blinds?

A commonly asked question in the world of windows is “How on earth do can I make my home look great by pairing curtains and blinds?” It’s no secret the right curtains or blinds for your home can change the feel of a room dramatically, but considerations must be made...

Why Timber Flooring?

The design of solid floors are not simply functional, they are beautiful masterpieces. Each one handmade piece by piece by dedicated and time served craftsman to ensure your unique floor is a source of pride to you and your family. The warmth and character of a wooden floor are synonymous...

Space saving tips for the kitchen

Just because you’re short on space doesn’t mean your kitchen has to suffer. These space saving tips will help you make the most of even the smallest cooking area. Picture your dream kitchen. It’s clean and modern with a double sink, lavish butler’s pantry and multiple island benches. It has...