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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.


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.


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.

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...

Why it’s important to choose quality paint for your house

Choosing quality paint is arguably just as important as choosing the right colour. While premium paint and cheaper paint may look similar at first...

How to prepare for a bushfire

Each year, Australians are facing bushfire seasons that are starting earlier, going stronger and lasting longer. Homes and families are at more risk now than...

Why it’s worth making the switch to solar

Technology has been advancing at a rapid pace and the developments in solar panels are no exception. Solar photovoltaic (PV) panels can be installed...

Can you move house sustainably?

We live our lives more sustainably than ever before, but can you move house and stay green? Australians are becoming increasingly aware of our impact...

10 home improvements that you should never DIY

Homeowners are going DIY crazy these days, but while it’s true that there is a sense of fulfilment in finishing your home reno project...