Home & Decorating

Wed 16 Sep 2020

How to cash in with your solar system

Premium Content How to cash in with your solar system

Home solar systems are being installed in Australia at an increasing pace, and owners would be wise to listen to the experts’ advice on how to maximise their...

Sun 13 Sep 2020

Five things you must do to finance a home reno

Premium Content Five things you must do to finance a home reno

Spending time at home has provided some homeowners with the perfect opportunity for an upgrade — but there are several things you must do to make sure you get the...

Thu 10 Sep 2020

How to spring clean your house for $23

How to spring clean your house for $23

You can save a fortune by using The Joyful Frugalista’s tried and tested recipes for homemade cleaning products. And all it takes is six basic ingredients.

Wed 9 Sep 2020

The Block couple’s X-rated design fail

The Block couple’s X-rated design fail

One visit from their real estate agent and these Block contestants were ordered to change the “unsellable” feature they’d devised.

Thu 3 Sep 2020

The items in your home spying on you right now

Premium Content The items in your home spying on you right now

Australia has new guidelines for smart home devices in a bid to make them less susceptible to hacking. But there are fears they don’t go far enough.

Thu 27 Aug 2020

House comes with glamping and mini donkeys

House comes with glamping and mini donkeys

This property truly is an all-inclusive package. It comes with a grand renovated home, successful glamping business, cute farm animals, quad bike and more.

Pint size home between high rise towers for sale

Pint size home between high rise towers for sale

An original small house dwarfed by several apartment towers is set for a super sized future after coming up for sale with a major development upside.

Sat 22 Aug 2020

Three-year boom for Aussie homeowners

Three-year boom for Aussie homeowners

It will be happy days for Aussie homeowners for the next three years according to PM Scott Morrison – if you’re lucky enough to own one that is.

Thu 20 Aug 2020

Puzzle-mania sparks North Coast woman’s cool new business

Premium Content Puzzle-mania sparks North Coast woman’s cool new business

THERE’S a sense of satisfaction in finishing a good puzzle, especially when it’s a stunning local photograph.

Tue 18 Aug 2020

This huge home sold for a record $12.5m

Premium Content This huge home sold for a record $12.5m

A giant property in the Glitter Strip has set a 2020 record after it sold for $12.5 million - here’s your look inside. SEE PHOTOS

Meet Squid the griff and come inside his home

Meet Squid the griff and come inside his home

He’s the cute little dog followed on Instagram by almost 400,000 people including a few celebs. We go home with Squid the griff’s owner Susanne Nicholls .

Sat 15 Aug 2020

Calls for residents and owners to complain about defects

Premium Content Calls for residents and owners to complain about defects

NSW Building Commissioner David Chandler wants more people to come forward with legitimate complaints about defects.

Fri 14 Aug 2020

Getting hands dirty part of the fun

Getting hands dirty part of the fun

After a long search for an ‘empty shell’, Jesse Inns set about creating his forever home.

Thu 13 Aug 2020

Kmart item heats water in three seconds

Kmart item heats water in three seconds

Kmart lovers have discovered a kitchen item that does the same job as a kettle — but in just three to five seconds — and they’re amazed.

Sat 8 Aug 2020

Andrew Winter’s top 10 buying secrets

Premium Content Andrew Winter’s top 10 buying secrets

These tips from one of Australia’s leading real estate experts Andrew Winter can open the door to your dream home.

Wed 5 Aug 2020

What homeowners are going crazy for at Ikea and Bunnings

What homeowners are going crazy for at Ikea and Bunnings

Australian families are taking a fresh look at their outdoor spaces, with big-ticket projects such as outdoor kitchens, pizza ovens and fire pits more popular than...

Thu 30 Jul 2020

‘Just like Kmart’: Woolies ‘exciting’ new move

‘Just like Kmart’: Woolies ‘exciting’ new move

The supermarket giant has announced a new line of items in stores that have been created in response to Aussies being at home more.

Tue 28 Jul 2020

A Vacuum cleaner that’s a home security system

A Vacuum cleaner that’s a home security system

The Coronavirus has made 2020 a funny old year - but we still don't want to clean if we don't want to. If that sounds like you, read on.

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Much-loved Lismore shop is back and refocused

Premium Content Much-loved Lismore shop is back and refocused

"I DID spend a lot of time trying to rethink... and deciding what we thought the business should be and what we thought was missing from Lismore".

Sat 11 Jul 2020

Chef Manu lets us inside his Maroubra home

Chef Manu lets us inside his Maroubra home

While COVID-19 has forced mass chaos in the restaurant trade, chef Manu Feildel has turned his attention to his home front. Find out what he treasures most.

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