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With summer fast approaching, you might be thinking about starting work on an outdoor building project. It’s important to remember that such works are covered by the same laws as other types of domestic building and renovations.. More »
How many houses have a hall these days? By ‘hall’ I mean an actual room into which the visitor steps before getting to the rest of the living accommodation, rather than a tiny vestibule with just enough space for a hallstand. More »
Your new home or extension starts from the moment you sit down with the architect or home designer to discuss the plans.Those extensive sheets of paper full of detailed drawings and figures can be daunting, but it is absolutely crucial that you can relate them to what you want. More »
When you're thinking about a bathroom renovation, you want to ensure that you choose a trend that is going to last the distance and not just fade out in the next couple of years. Here is our guide on what is likely to last the distance, and what is not.
Give your home a designer edge with room schemes inspired by the catwalk. Here are 3 cool looks to choose from.
Photography Chris Warnes. Styling Sarah Ellison. More »
Harnessing the potential of passive solar design helps reduce both power bills and carbon emissions, writes Australian House & Garden’s Sarah Pickette. Another winter, another round of expensive heating bills, right? Not if your home has been built with passive solar principles in mind. More »
From organic cotton clothing to coveted hybrid vehicles, being conscious of one’s global impact is a hot new trend.Madeleine Watson discovers the ways the bathroom scene is also going green. As seen in Melbourne Home Design & Living
Australians love to spend time outdoors indulging in the many pleasurable pastimes our wonderful climate allows. We also love water and it’s a love that blooms at a very young age.
After all, how many of us grew up with a backyard swimming pool we could cool down in come the weekend? More »
When warmer weather is upon us, the backyard is the perfect place to play host and entertain your guests. Michaela Skilney looks at the different ways you can entertain outdoors.As seen in Melbourne Pools & Outdoor Design
Selling your home is all about marketing your asset to maximum advantage, writes Australian House & Garden’s Harvey Grennan, and choosing the right agent is crucial for a successful campaign. The internet is your major marketing tool and you must use it well. More »
Whenever there is uncertainty in the housing market and people are unwilling or unable to move in order to upgrade their living arrangements, renovations and extensions come into their own. In the case of many inner city homes this often means that the only way is up. More »