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Tips for Improving your Backyard

Is your backyard a little embarrassing? Do you cringe every time you have friends and family over and keep putting off the improvements you need to make? Now is the time to bite the bullet and transform your backyard into a place you want to hang out in, and a space you can use. Here are some tips for improving your backyard: Buy some plants It may seem obvious, but

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Home Decoration Tips for 2016

As we edge closer to the end of 2015 (Christmas decorations will be out soon!) many people are considering their goals for next year. If you’re thinking about moving house, redecorating or buying your first home, you may be considering just how you would decorate it once you move in. Here are some home decoration tips for 2016: Think about your taste and style Maybe you want your home to

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How to Transform your House into a Home

Have you recently moved house? You may have noticed that it still feels like someone else’s house, and it doesn’t yet feel like a home. Sometimes this will just take a little time-after all much of what makes a house a home are the memories you make with your family. But there are also some ways you can contribute towards taking ownership of that house. Here are some tips for

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How to Make Your Own Charcoal

If you’re someone who uses the barbeque a lot then you probably agree that the lump charcoal you buy from the shops is not the most economical path to be on. If you own a high-quality barbeque from a speciality retailer such as Barbeques Galore, and don’t want it to gather dust, then check out the easy-to-follow steps below on how to make your own barbeque charcoal – and save

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Repurpose Your Old Mattresses With These 6 DIY Tips!

There comes a time when that old mattress just has to go. Simple wear and tear might prompt its demise or your might need a larger or smaller option. Regardless of the reason, you are left with one dilemma: what should you do with your old number? Instead of sending it to the landfill, you may be interested in repurposing it! Here are 5 DIY ideas that will help you

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Love the summer sun: cheap ideas to brighten up your house

When the days grow longer and the sun shines high in the sky, you’ll want to make the most of summer in your home. It’s the perfect time of year to give it a makeover and remind yourself why you first fell in love with it. This doesn’t need to be expensive. With creativity and a bit of hard work, you can get the place looking fabulous at a very

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Top 10 Ways to Save Money When Building your Dream House

It is expensive and stressful to build a house these days. This is why it is important to cut down costs and save money while you are building your dream house. It is beneficial that you need to find a reliable construction company who understand your needs and budget in making your dream house a reality. 1. Select a good contractor A contractor that cares for you can save you

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How to upgrade your lounge

The lounge is the centre of the house and is really where most people spend most of their time in the home. So why have it outdated? If you want to upgrade your lounge room and money is an issue then I’ve rounded up some top ideas that will make your lounge feel fresh and new without breaking the bank. Get a good TV I know this doesn’t exactly appeal

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Super Solar: Solar Uptake in Australia and Awesome Solar Facts

Between the years 2009 and ’12, uptake figures for solar panels in Australia fluctuated to say the least. In New South Wales for example, around 18 thousand panels were installed in 2009 compared with almost 200 thousand in 2011, which then dropped dramatically to only 83 thousand in 2012. Victoria, WA, SA and the ACT follow a similar boom and bust trend with a 2011 boom followed by a sharp

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Home moving can be pain-free – here’s a checklist to get you started

Alright, real talk. Nobody likes moving house. It’s a logistical nightmare and an enormous time sink. At least, it can be if you aren’t properly organised. Planning the move is key to ensuring everything goes smoothly on the day. Here’s the fast track to a fast and painless Moving Day. 4 – 6 Weeks to Moving Day Starting this early leaves you plenty of time to start the ball rolling

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