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Discover the latest in sustainable building and renovation trends. Find useful tips and tricks to inspire your next DIY project.

5 features to look for when buying a new home

16-Apr-2018


You probably have a list of the features you’re looking for in your new home – the number of bedrooms, size of the garden, whether it needs renovations or if it’s...

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Green granny flats and studios: 10 of the best

02-May-2017


As cities sprawl and become less affordable for many residents, the suburbs are seeing the rise of self-contained studios and granny flats. We look at the changing regulations controlling these small ‘secondary...

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The questions you should ask your project builder

19-Apr-2018


  Project homes can be an ideal way of achieving a more affordable home, as they are designed and built to a formula that reduces risk and allows for economies of scale for the tradespeople, construction...

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White roofs – the best idea you’ve probably never heard of

16-Apr-2018


  Have you ever noticed how much hotter the black asphalt on a road is, compared to the white lines painted on it - or a light coloured concrete path ...

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Your Home. Australia's guide to sustainable homes

02-May-2017


Your Home is Australia’s most comprehensive guide to environmentally sustainable homes. Your Home continues a long-standing effort by the Australian Government, in partnership with the building and design industry, to give comprehensive, expert and independent...

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