Building + Design

Styling Your Home’s Exterior With Three Simple Tips

Styling Your Home’s Exterior With Three Simple Tips

It’s the first vision of your home that visitors see. So styling your home’s exterior can give clues to the beauty within. The outside of your home is in many respects the most important part of all. This is particularly true at certain times, such as when you are attempting to put the house on the market and want to improve your curb appeal. However, it is likely to be something that any houseproud individual seeks to achieve at any time. If you are keen for your home’s exterior to look as classy and stylish as possible, then read on….

Value Boosting Outdoor Renovations (That You’ll Actually Enjoy)

Value Boosting Outdoor Renovations (That You’ll Actually Enjoy)

Outdoor renovations can sometimes be very expensive. And if they are not done well they won’t significantly increase the value of your home. To add value and not over-capitalise, picking the right project is the key. Building projects can be stressful and there is a risk that your plans and investment don’t add the value you desire. So, as with any renovation project, it’s advisable to ensure your outdoor renovations will add value AND enable you to enjoy your time at home. Gutter protection Okay, so it’s difficult to say that people actually enjoy their gutter guards in the traditional…

Could You Do A CooDo? Luxury Living for Less

Could You Do A CooDo? Luxury Living for Less

Available in Australia, the COODO™ is loved by travel and design enthusiasts around the globe. It’s a modern day alternative to living in suburbia. So what’s all the fuss about? OK, well let’s see – Coodo is European designed, boasts a glazed facade and Feng-Shui construction (ooo-kay), glass curves and high-quality amenities. However, the BEST feature would have to be the portability and what it adds to outdoor or garden style.

Upgrading Your Home Improvement Philosophy

Upgrading Your Home Improvement Philosophy

Does your home improvement philosophy need an overhaul? What I mean by that is, that you may have set thoughts in relation to redecorating, room use, comfort, safety, and home improvements. Home is where the heart is, so the cliche goes. However. the family home should be a place of love, security, and happiness. So it’s no surprise that virtually every homeowner considers home upgrades to be a key priority. From single homeowners to serial home buyers, most people complete a wide range of home improvements over the years. But the chances of success can be diminished when the home…

Transforming Your Home On Any Budget

Transforming Your Home On Any Budget

Transforming your home with budget-friendly ideas may be important if you feel it needs a little sprucing up. Well, you are not alone. We tend to re-decorate some of the rooms in our house between every 5 and 10 years. Living in the same surroundings year after year can become stale and not in keeping with your needs. This is especially common if your decor is trend-specific. Even if you’re planning on selling your house, it’s still worth considering giving it a style makeover.

Ethical Living : Green Is The New Black

Ethical Living : Green Is The New Black

Ethical living isn’t only about food and fair trade homewares. If green is the new black, is it possible to have a stylish home and be ethical? Yes! Of course it is. Architects have mastered some of the most beautiful homes in the world using ethically sourced products and sustainable materials. From simple touches such as a living roof to solar heating and upcycling. It is now easier than ever to create a stylish ‘green’ home and enjoy ethical living.

Design Build. Five Must-Have Features You’ll Love

Design Build. Five Must-Have Features You’ll Love

Just the words ‘Design Build’ conjure up images of your dream home. So, if you’re lucky enough to design and build your own home, you want to make sure that it’s perfect in every way.

If you’ve spent time researching building a property from scratch, you will have different ideas about what you’d like to include in construction. Many of these things may be luxuries, such as a walk-in steam shower, but what about the features that will make daily life easier – have you thought much about them?

Make 2017 The Year Of Saving Energy with These Simple Home Hacks

Make 2017 The Year Of Saving Energy with These Simple Home Hacks

Saving energy in your home may be more simple than you think. Make 2017 the year YOU save energy, and money, with these simple home hacks.

As a homeowner, you are probably well aware of the environmental and economic struggles your property can bring. If you are environmentally conscious, you may be concerned about the amount of power and heat your home uses, and the effect this can have on our natural world. From a more economical perspective, you may simply be sick of paying a huge energy bill every month; one that leaves you with very little cash to spare. Both of these situations are less than ideal, which is why a lot of people tend to resort to various measures to make their homes more environmentally friendly and cheaper.

Moving House? Try These Three Money Saving Tips

Moving House? Try These Three Money Saving Tips

Moving house can be one of the top three most stressful events in our lives. But it doesn’t have to ruin the excitement of moving to a sparkling new home. It’s hard enough dealing with all the big decisions and stress factors that come with buying a new home. Now that you’ve actually decided to move, you’re going to have to deal with the even more stressful process of actually moving house! There isn’t much you can do to make moving a total breeze. However, you can relieve some of the stress by saving money with these three tips.

Smart Home : Smart Move. Your Questions Answered

Smart Home : Smart Move. Your Questions Answered

A smart home is a smart move as our everyday lives are impacted by a higher degree of technology than ever before. So, you’ve heard a lot about smart homes, how beneficial they can be, and now want to create one of your own? If you’ve spent some time researching a smart home, then you’ll probably have a good idea of the benefits, and how a smart home could make your day-to-day life easier.

Home Renovation Rescue Tips To Get You Through

Home Renovation Rescue Tips To Get You Through

Is home renovation on your mind? Finding your dream home sometimes seems like an impossible task.
If you have exact ideas about what you’re after, you may end up buying a property with potential and embarking on a renovation project instead. Here are a couple of tips to get you through. To READ MORE please click the title.

Ready To Go Green? How To Create An Eco-Friendly Home

Ready To Go Green? How To Create An Eco-Friendly Home

So you’d like to investigate creating an eco-friendly home? Have you thought about what it means to ‘Go Green’? These days, being eco-friendly is very much in fashion. So many of us are looking for environmentally friendly clothing lines and helping the planet by eating organic. But one of the best places you can start going green is in your very own home. To READ MORE please click the title.

Dream Home Renovation : Why It’s Beneficial To Look For Potential

Dream Home Renovation : Why It’s Beneficial To Look For Potential

Is your dream home renovation always uppermost in your mind? Do you have a picture in your mind that pops up every time it’s mentioned? Have you looked at new properties, but been left feeling cold? Do you have an interest in interior design? If so, why not consider a renovation project? Sometimes, looking for potential is the key to making your dream home renovation come true.

The Importance Of Finding That Perfect Property That Inspires You

The Importance Of Finding That Perfect Property That Inspires You

Sometimes we need a change of scenery. So we choose to put our homes on the market and go in search of somewhere new and exciting to move to; the perfect property.

If you’re anything like me, when it comes to house hunting, you want to find the perfect property that gets you excited. So much so, that before you’ve even put in an offer, you’re already planning out how you’d put your own stamp on the place.