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Home improvement


There’s no greater sense of achievement than successfully completing a DIY project for your own home. From crafty home decor projects, home styling ideas to home improvement tasks, our guides to DIY are sure to inspire you to get creative and productive this weekend.

Eco-friendly homes

Want to make your home more efficient and environmentally friendly? We'll run you through different ways you can save energy, and how to move, renovate and build more sustainably.


The type of flooring you select is dependent on a number of factors including the style of your home, whether you have kids and pets, and what your budget is. We’ve outlined the pros and cons of different types of flooring to help you determine the perfect flooring for your home.

Home automation

Game-changing home technologies of the future are here. Here's everything you need to know about smart home automation and how it'll improve your life.

Home security

Whether your home is at risk of bushfire, invasion or vandalism, our guides will help you ensure your house, family and possessions are as safe and secure as possible.


Learn how to make a lighting plan, how to maximise natural light and the pros and cons of different types of lighting.


It’s amazing how a fresh coat of paint can make even the oldest home look as good as new inside and out. Here are the latest colour trends, tips on selecting paint colours and how to nail your finish every time.

Home security cameras guide 2020: Securing your home with CCTV

The world of home security cameras can be overwhelming for a novice. If you’re not familiar with home security technology and are looking for some help...

How much does a locksmith cost?

If you’re wondering ‘How much does a locksmith cost?’ it’s a good question that has no easy one-size-fits-all answer. The cost of a locksmith...

The best smart door locks

Home automation isn’t complete without a smart door lock. It is an important addition when you are considering transforming your home from traditional to a...

Polished concrete versus floorboards

Deciding what material to use for your floor is no small matter. A wise decision means you'll be smiling at your floors for many...

Why you need a smart doorbell

Smart doorbells are now joining the family of smart home products that are growing in popularity thanks to their convenience and power-saving functions. Are you...

Frugalista hacks for home improvement – 7 lessons to get more for less

We all like to do some DIY home improvement every now and again – but sometimes, we don't have the funds to go through...