Category: DIY

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How to create an outdoor entertaining area

Australia is a nation of outdoor enthusiasts. From the sweeping coastlines to the vast, sunburnt centre and everything else in between, making the most of our beautiful country can start in our own backyards. For this reason the outdoor entertaining and living space has become a must have in a home. After all, is there […]

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3 kitchen renovation tips

For a lot of people, the kitchen really is the heart of the home. It’s a place to share meals, entertain and catch up over the day’s events. If this is the case for you and your family, taking out a construction loan could be just the ticket to the create the space you’ve always […]

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Crowning glory: Tips for your bathroom reno

There’s a surefire way you could add value to your home: The bathroom makeover. Renovating your bathroom can be a quick and easy way for you to express your flare for design, while creating a great space that future buyers or tenants are sure to appreciate. After all, it’s a room that’s always being used! […]

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How to add value to your home in winter

Winter is normally the time of year that things start to slow down in the property market. Buyers aren’t quite as active and there usually aren’t as many vendors putting their home up for sale. In fact, you’ll probably be getting ready to hanker down before the cooler weather hits, so making improvements to your […]

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Tips for getting your home winter ready

It’s time to say goodbye to the balmy summer evenings and bright, sunny days – the cooler months are almost upon us. Whether you’re maintaining an investment property or looking after your own home, it’s the perfect time to start getting your property ready for when the winter chill starts to bite. Insulating If you’re […]

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Fiona and Jamie Clifford

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