Home & Renovation

Brush up on painting and decorating trends for a budget renovation masterstroke

Brushing up on your painting and decorating skills could be a masterstroke for those looking to breathe new life into their home without breaking the bank.

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 4 Min Read
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Online tool educates DIY lovers and tradies about dangers of deadly building material

Banned building material asbestos is still claiming the lives of thousands of

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 6 Min Read

What are smart pools? Take a dip into the backyard pools of the future

With the popularity of smart-tech solutions now creating waves of interest, swimming

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 8 Min Read

Build yourself a low-maintenance lawn with smart sprinklers

Weekend warriors are taking back their downtime by outsourcing lawn maintenance to

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 5 Min Read

Worried about PFAS in your drinking water? Here’s what the evidence says about home filters

Recent news about PFAS “forever chemicals” in Aussie drinking water has worried

Build-it By Build-it 8 Min Read

Slash $12k off your power bill by turning your car into a “battery on wheels” in 2025

Homeowners could soon see their energy bills slashed by thousands of dollars

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 4 Min Read

Can I deduct renovation costs from my capital gains tax?

One of the biggest questions from new property investors is the implications

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 6 Min Read
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Here’s why your home is so cold this winter

Australia might be known for its scorching summers and sunny skies, but

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 6 Min Read

Council warns against buying up “non-compliant” tiny homes

Homeowners in parts of Queensland are being warned to think twice when

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 4 Min Read

Smart home tech 101: What to know before making the switch

The number of available smart home options is now greater than ever,

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 6 Min Read

How to buy a home: 7 tips for negotiating like a pro

How can people maximise their chances of successfully negotiating a purchase in

Build-it By Build-it 9 Min Read

This one change to new builds could spark thousands in savings for ratepayers

A new report has revealed that ratepayers could zap their home's power

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 4 Min Read

Prefabs and the ‘missing middle’: how to get Australia back on track to build 1.2 million homes in the next 5 years

Building “missing middle” housing types such as low-rise apartments, townhouses and duplexes

Build-it By Build-it 6 Min Read
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Solar battery grants could save billions on renewable energy

Handing Aussie households $6500 to install on-grid solar batteries could shave billions

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 4 Min Read

Property investors: Don’t let your tax return be a fixer-upper

Rental property owners are being put in the spotlight this EOFY as

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 5 Min Read

How to dodge dangers when digging up your back yard

Whether you are a tradie, gardening guru or DIY novice, digging up

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 6 Min Read

How to finish your home build on time and under budget

Tradie shortages, material costs and new regulations have seen thousands of construction

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 7 Min Read

DIY disasters are costing Aussie households hundreds

DIY attempts are on the rise as Aussies attempt to keep budgets

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 4 Min Read

The housing crisis hit Queensland hard. Jolted into action, the state has raised its game

Sky high property prices, rising mortgage payments and steep spikes in rent

Build-it By Build-it 8 Min Read
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