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Better ideas for bigger area – landscaping tips for large backyards     by    (not verified)

31 July 2018

Land sizes across Australia have been shrinking so it’s no surprise that the majority of backyard design and gardening advice focuses on achieving great style in small spaces...

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Designing healthy bathrooms     by   Adelle King

31 July 2018

Like a green kitchen , a ‘healthy’ bathroom will be designed for the good of the homeowners (both now and in the future), with minimal impact on the planet...

5 Tips To Keep Your Garage Concrete Floors Clean     by   Concrete Hire

31 July 2018

Your garage floor takes some heavy duty use on a daily basis and keeping it clean probably isn’t your list of regular domestic chores...

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Being white on track     by    (not verified)

30 July 2018

Introducing white to your interior walls creates an immediate ambiance of sophistication, freshness and timeless style. However there are many shades of white and the choices can appear endless, especially when the white you select appears to look different on the wall...

Designing kitchens for health and wellness     by   Adelle King

30 July 2018

Jenefer Gordon (Eat Bathe Live) - Winner KBDi Kitchen Designer of the Year Vic/Tas With the wellness movement gaining momentum in homes across the country, and an increasing green conscious within many Australian families, the Kitchen and Bathroom Designers Institute (KBDi) is often asked about ways...

Healthy homes     by   Adelle King

29 July 2018

While most people would assume that the increasing focus on energy efficient housing by home owners, builders, developers and governments is a good thing, some argue that it’s come with a trade-off...

Industry Standard on Installation of Windows and Doors Australia     by   GEM Windows and Doors

27 July 2018

Industry Standard on Installation of Windows and Doors Australia Source: AWA Australian Window Association Installation At all times manufacturer's installation will be the predominant procedure for the installation of proprietary windows...

All’s wellness     by   Adelle King

27 July 2018

It looks like housing that puts people’s health at the centre of design, creation and redevelopment is the next frontier in real estate, according to The Global Wellness Institute’s (GWI) Build Well To Live Well report...

Common plumbing questions answered     by   Adelle King

26 July 2018

Questions about plumbing work are some of the most frequent enquiries we receive on the Build website so we asked Shinners Plumbing managing director Kevin Shinners to answer some of the most common ones below. Why does my washing machine keep making banging noises?...

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An end to weeds and waste     by    (not verified)

25 July 2018

Plastic waste has become hot news and a key consideration for today’s conscious consumer. However, while a growing number of Australians are starting to eliminate single-use plastic in their homes, this vigilance hasn’t extended into gardens...

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Talking tiles     by   Adelle King

25 July 2018

Tiles can make or break some of the most used and expensive rooms in your house – the bathroom, kitchen and laundry. As a result, tilers play an important role in ensuring your building or renovation project is not only aesthetically pleasing but also completed on time...

First laundry appliance brand in Australia approved by Sensitive Choice program     by   Adelle King

24 July 2018

For people or those with family who suffer from allergies or asthma, a new washing machine range has just been approved by the National Asthma Council Australia’s Sensitive Choice program...

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Maximise your home's energy efficiency      by   Adelle King

24 July 2018

It’s no secret that maximising your home’s energy efficiency is an important consideration when building or renovating. An energy efficient home will help to save you money on utility bills, reduce the size of your carbon footprint and improve your family's lifestyle...

Questions people forget to ask their builder     by   Adelle King

19 July 2018

You’ve probably seen all the usual questions you should be asking your builder before you contract them, including asking about licensing and references...

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A simplistic style guide - why less is more in home décor      by   Jennifer Albert

18 July 2018

People often strive for simplicity in all fields of work but making something look simple generally takes a lot of work. However, simplicity is often key to a great result and in home décor, less is generally more...

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PGH Bricks curates eight key styles to inspire Australian exteriors     by    (not verified)

18 July 2018

One of the most daunting aspects of building a new home is selecting the materials, not only on a functional level but also an aesthetic one. A house speaks volumes about its owner so getting the design right, especially the facade, is crucial...

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Steam cleaning tiles and grouts     by   Austin Baines

15 July 2018

When we talk about the effective tile and grout cleaning methods, steam cleaning definitely tops the list for removing dirt, dust and other contaminants from the deep layers of your tiles and grouts. It can also cut down the time to nearly half...

What is an After builders clean ?     by   Simpo Cleaning

14 July 2018

One common question we get from our clients outside of the construction industry (homeowners and owner builders) is – what is a builders clean and what does it include? The first thing I’d like to mention before getting into the details, is that a builders clean is NOT a standard house clean...

What are the subdivision costs in Australia?     by   Adelle King

13 July 2018

Subdivision costs in Australia vary slightly from state to state. The greatest variations in these costs will be state specific planning and application fees, contributions and fees to local governments and councils, and utility provider access costs...

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Why Choose Custom made bathroom vanities     by   Ashley Wilson

12 July 2018

The bathroom is the space where you spend a good amount of your time preparing for the day ahead so you need your cabinets that are specially designed and constructed to suit your needs...

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