How to Make a Summer Oasis in Your Backyard     by   Derek Lotts

27 July 2016

With summer in full swing, we can’t stop dreaming about escaping to some tropical destination. Unfortunately, some of us are stuck in concrete jungles or at least their suburbs, so Hawaii, Costa Rica and Bahamas are not really an option...


Landscaping and hardscaping for your custom home design     by   Exclusive Residence

26 July 2016

So you're planning on building your luxury home in Perth . But, have you given any thought to the landscaping or hardscaping that will surround your new home?...

Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Plan A Renovation     by   RenovatePlans

26 July 2016

Renovating? Ask yourself these questions. With the real estate market at an all time high, it is no wonder the building and renovation industry is insanely busy. Many people want to make changes by renovating their existing home for many reasons, but one is definitely the cost of buying elsewhere!...

After the Renovation: A Clean-Up Checklist     by   Derek Lotts

25 July 2016

Summer time is absolutely the perfect season for any type of renovation and redesign of the home layout and appearance. Still, in order to completely enjoy the new look of your home, you have to thoroughly clean the mess you’re left with after the work has been completed...

Tips For Finding The Right Emergency Plumber     by   John Roberts

23 July 2016

Plumbing emergencies always strike when they're least expected. Having a plumbing emergency can be one of life’s most frustrating and nerve racking challenges...

Incredible Transformations using Australian Limestone. Two great projects.     by   Dallas Rayner

21 July 2016

Stone Cladding Transforms a Facade Project 1 - Tyabb House, Mornington Peninsula. Cream Limestone Cladding This building project uses Cream and Biscuit Limestone from Limestone Australia...

Why you should go for custom made bathroom vanities     by   Paradise Kitchens - Kitchen Designs & Renovations Specialist

21 July 2016

One of the most important reasons choosing custom bathroom vanities is for your personal gratification. The bathroom is the space where you often spend a good amount of your time preparing for the day ahead...

Your Weakest Link?     by   Core Locksmith Services

18 July 2016

Whitco Blaxland, the standard lock that should be used for residential glass sliding doors. The cylinder is built strong and may be rekeyed to other keys. The lock allows for deadlocking on the inside. You've probably never considered how secure your locks really are...

7 simple steps to add value to your home     by   Jacob Harris

18 July 2016

More Australians than ever are choosing to renovate their homes. While at times home improvements can seem like an endless financial draw, when properly planned and executed renovating a property can significantly increase its value...

5 Backyard Improvements that will Increase the Value of Your Home     by   Derek Lotts

15 July 2016

When pitching your house for sale, the staging process is unavoidable. Making cheap investments and affordable improvements can add a lot to your home’s value, and with a proper realtor, your investments will be more than worthwhile...

Expert Tips for Increasing the Value of Your Home     by   Derek Lotts

13 July 2016

It is impossible to put a price tag on your home, but one day, the place you are currently calling your home may become a real estate you want to sell and move on. Even if you eventually decide to keep it, some small upgrades that would increase its value can make your life more comfortable...

Asbestos, is it in your home and should you be concerned?     by   Andrew Bounader

07 July 2016

Asbestos was a commonly used building material used in Australian homes in the past; primarily in homes built prior to 1983. Asbestos is part of a group of naturally occurring minerals found in rock formations. Large deposits were mined in Western Australia and New South Wales...

Council regulations and building design     by   RenovatePlans

02 July 2016

Building or renovating? Hire a building designer ! Daily life can be very stressful and tiring. With such a fast paced environment it is difficult to keep up to date and stay on top of everything. Many growing families are looking at expanding their home size or building a brand new home...

A Basic Guide To Custom Wardrobe Design And Layout     by   Michael-Woodham

01 July 2016

In years past, putting together a wardrobe wasn’t all that difficult – you simply installed a single shelf and pole in each one, usually about 66 inches off the floor so that a long dress didn’t drag. It seems that most people didn’t have many clothes back then...

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