How to Plan Your Interior Design

When planning the interior design of your home, consider the current design and how it can be improved, according to Home Improvement Pages. Good interior design is building from a neutral canvas. For example, for those who love orange, rather tha

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How House Planning and Building Approvals Work

When building or renovating a home, planning and building approvals are required to complete the process. With the approvals, a home can meet building requirements in accordance with local and state governments. In turn, it can help the government

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How Can Zone Living Help Your Home?

Zone living is when the home is divided into ‘zones’ based on their function. It’s highly recommended by home builders and interior designers as opposed to open plan living, according to Home Improvement Pages. Zone living is preferred by ho

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How to Seal Your Windows Against Draughts

Cold air can leak into the home if windows aren’t properly sealed against draughts. This can increase heating costs, especially during the colder months. You can winterise your windows with these tips from Popular Mechanics. Caulking the outside

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Set the Tone with your Hallway

The hallway into your home can often be a neglected area that becomes an afterthought in decoration planning. This area is actually the first thing that you see, and as such it needs to make a good impression, according to Offaly Express. The hallway

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Preparing Your Home for a Bushfire

Bushfires are unfortunately all too common in Australia, so preparing the home for a bushfire is vitally important to protect it. Maintaining the home as a place of safety is also vital during a bushfire. Make sure you're aware of these tips from Rea

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How to Choose the Right Home for You

For those thinking of buying a new or existing home, it’s important to consider a number of factors first before choosing which home to buy, according to Colorbond. Life Stage Family needs and requirements A home that grows with the family

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Building Your Own Home

If you’re embarking on a self-build project, these are the steps you will need to follow, according to an article on GoCompare.com. Secure a mortgage – you may need up to 25% deposit for a self-build and it’s wise to include an add

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Building With Steel Has Great Environmental Benefits

While many people think that steel is environmentally unfriendly, this is actually not the case. Home Improvement Pages lists a number of environmental benefits to be had from building with steel. Steel is environmentally sound because: It is rec

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Tips When Building a New Home

Building a new home is a complicated process and any mistakes made along the way can cost you time and money. AOL.com has some useful advice for new home builders. Determine your budget – work closely with your builder to determine exactly w

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