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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 So why have it outdated?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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3 Robot Technologies That Will Blow Your Mind Away

Changes in the work environment have seen a lot of drastic changes over the years and it continues to become even more modern. With these changes came innovative machines from several companies that focus on keeping up with the needs of the current workforce, the most advanced produces from companies like Fuji Xerox certainly make people feel awed with how machines can do so much. Here are some of the

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The Benefits of Home Stair Lifts

As we grow older, our bodies stop being as fit and as full of energy as they used to be. That’s the natural course of things and even if you do work out regularly for an entire lifetime, there will still come a day when climbing the stairs will start taking the breath out of your lungs. And when that happens, many people wonder what it is that they should

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Cheap Ways to Feel Pampered

Who doesn’t like feeling pampered every once in a while? Allowing ourselves to relax and forget about everything and allowing ourselves to just feel “precious” at least now and then can do wonders for one’s self esteem and for the way in which one feels. And yet, too many people don’t do this. Too many people don’t allow themselves to take a deep breath and relax for a bit. And

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The Accessories That Will Best Dress Your Bedroom

Although the bedroom is a place of rest, it is also the most personal and intimate place in your home. To reflect this, you should dress it to make it somewhere special, and somewhere that is yours, or you and your partners. Accessories are the best way to dress a bedroom and create a space you won’t want to leave. Below are some simple places to start. A Bookshelf Just

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Thrifty ideas to help you save money on energy consumption

If you are like the great majority of people and are wondering how you will ever afford to meet the ever-increasing costs of energy consumption, it’s good to know that there are many simple but effective ways to ‘be green’ while cutting down your energy bills. If you are in any doubt, consult the energy specialists and seek the advice of Australian Solar Quotes who can advise you on the appropriateness

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