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4 Tips on Decorating Your Lighting     by   Robbie Nevens

31 May 2018

When your whole living space is decorated with amazing seats, astonishing kitchen space and a breathtaking scene from your porch and windows, you might think to yourself that something is missing...

Case study: The Cape     by   Adelle King

31 May 2018

In May, the Department of Environment and Energy published new quarterly emissions data that showed greenhouse gas emissions increased 0.8% in the December 2017 quarter...

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The industry tricks to choosing bricks     by    (not verified)

30 May 2018

From a tiny rectangle, comes the single largest style component of your whole house, bricks. With the ability to set, transform and add depth and appeal to your new home façade, it’s important to get them right. Below, builder Henley shares the top three brick selection tricks. 1...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Buy an Evaporative Air Conditioner     by   Mark Stanley

29 May 2018

Temperatures nowadays are slowly rising everywhere; the high rise cities give the winds a hard time to cool the city entirely, or even how the black pavements in your subdivisions increase the temperature as well...

Business Benefits for Fabricators with Structural Steel Detailing Services     by   Jackie Chotai

24 May 2018

A building goes through several stages before its execution on-site. When concept design stage gets over and the building is ready to be erected there are Structural Drawings needed to study and create structural details, which in turn are responsible for the durability of a building/structure...

Essential Home Renovation Considerations     by   Derek Lotts

21 May 2018

Renovating your home can be a fun project that will provide you with a more comfortable home environment. However, renovations can quickly get out of hand if you don’t have everything planned out...

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7 ways to make your kitchen more ergonomic     by   SamNorth

21 May 2018

The kitchen is likely one of the most used rooms in your house. A centrepiece for everyday living, a place to entertain guests and a place to carry out a hobby for many people. For others, it’s more of a necessity, but either way having an ergonomic, organised kitchen can make cooking easy...

Tips for water leak detection in the kitchen or bathroom     by   General

16 May 2018

Water supply and water drainage are two essential systems of a household that ensure a healthy and comfortable life for the residents...

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Luxaflex unveils new window covering     by   Adelle King

16 May 2018

Luxaflex has announced a new range of window coverings that hang like curtains but operate with the functionality of blinds. Veri Shades feature curved vanes made from a durable fabric and have been specially designed to provide advanced privacy, light filtering and air flow...

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How to Repair a Hole in Your Gutter     by   Jane Wilson

15 May 2018

Many people think that a few holes in the guttering system means that they have to replace it right away. Well, you're not far from the truth. Except the fact that you can postpone the gutter replacement with a few months if you patch the hole in time...

Why are they called "Plantation" shutters?     by   Vision blinds

15 May 2018

Are you planning to buy new window coverings for your home? If so, know that there are many options in the market. You can choose between standard blinds or a variety of blinds. A particular product that has been very popular among owners and contractors is the blinds of the plantations...

Dulux Colour Award winners announced     by   Adelle King

11 May 2018

The 32nd Dulux Colour Awards took place last night at a Gala event at the National Gallery of Victoria, where Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel in WA by Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects was awarded the Grand Prix, as well as the Commercial Exterior Award. Photographer: Peter Bennetts...

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How to Handle Wastes and Get Rid of them Effectively     by   General

10 May 2018

Waste removal arrangements can be made in various clever ways. Every household faces the challenge of dealing with wastes...

Keep the cold at bay this winter     by   Adelle King

10 May 2018

Winter is fast approaching and colder temperatures are starting to set in around most of the country. Since Australian homes are mainly designed to keep us cool in summer rather than warm in winter, now is a good time to check your insulation...

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DesignBUILD 2018 overview      by   Adelle King

07 May 2018

Last week, the Build team visited the DesignBUILD expo to check out the latest construction innovations and architectural trends...

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DesignBUILD 2018 top picks – Porous Pave     by   Adelle King

07 May 2018

Porous Pave offers pavers, pavements and grates that allow rainfall and surface water to drain through them, reducing the runoff from paved areas and therefore the need to separate stormwater retention ponds. It also means you can use smaller capacity stormwater pipes...

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DesignBUILD 2018 top picks – Open air operable louvred retractable pergola      by   Adelle King

07 May 2018

Eurola has brought automation to pergolas with this nifty design that increases the functionality of your outdoor space. The pergola is operable and also fully retracts to your desired extension to provide both the shade of a covered area or the sun of an open backyard...

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DesignBUILD 2018 top picks – Goop temporary surface protection     by   Adelle King

07 May 2018

Goop Guys temporary surface protection keeps surfaces safe from damage from mortar, render, grinding sparks, paint and grit. The coating, which is water-based, non-carcinogenic, non-hazardous, solvent free and innocuous, rolls onto surfaces like paint and then peels off for easy removal...

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DesignBUILD 2018 top picks – Easy Green Interior     by   Adelle King

07 May 2018

Vertical gardens are a very popular trend at the moment, allowing home owners to bring a garden indoors even in a confined space to cool the area and improve air quality. However, keeping a vertical garden alive can be difficult, especially if there is a lack of good ventilation or natural light...

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Renovation & Redesigning: Consider while upgrading your home spare space     by   Helen Cartwright

03 May 2018

Renovating your home can be one of the most fulfilling and laborious tasks that you will encounter. There are several ways that you can renovate your home. If you don't mind getting a little dirty and letting your creative juices flow then you will most likely enjoy some DIY work...

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