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Protecting Your New Landscape

Protecting Your New Landscape

December 10, 2018

One of the best things about a typical Australian suburban street is no one house looks the same. My street in particular has houses that range from the 1800’s all the way till present.

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Prefab Homes – housing of the future

Prefab Homes – housing of the future

December 10, 2018

Prefabricated homes, affectionately known as ‘prefab homes’, is an architectural and building ingenuity that favours assembly as opposed to construction.

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How your plants can improve your lifestyle

How your plants can improve your lifestyle

December 10, 2018

Traditionally there are people who are green thumbs and those that aren’t. Those that aren’t, desire a maintenance free landscape with paved, or hard, surfaces that require no additional upkeep and keep costs to a minimum.

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Lime Wash – Bringing the Mediterranean to your home

Lime Wash – Bringing the Mediterranean to your home

December 10, 2018

If you have ever travelled throughout the Mediterranean, you will notice the soft weathered patina finishes on the exteriors and interiors of the buildings.

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Lighting – making the most of your space

Lighting – making the most of your space

December 10, 2018

When it comes to decorating our homes we often spend vast quantities of time (and money) selecting the right furniture, colours, textures and materials that we, the individual, find atheistically pleasing.

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Inner-city Greenspace

Inner-city Greenspace

December 10, 2018

The Australian climate lends itself to outdoor living, and we are fortunate enough, in many circumstances, to not only have our very own garden at the back of our houses, but also the front.

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How to choose the right product for your timber

How to choose the right product for your timber

December 10, 2018

Throughout the building industry, the application and use of timber has been one of durability, functionality, adaptability and of a favourable general aesthetic.

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How to Avoid Architectural Fads and Create a Timeless Design

How to Avoid Architectural Fads and Create a Timeless Design

December 10, 2018

Throughout most of the 20th century, Australia experienced a wide array of architectural styles that have lasted throughout the years. Late Victorian and early Federation houses with their detailed ornamentation, the sleek curves of the art deco movement, the horizontal styles of the Californian bungalow and the retro sleek finishes of the 1960’s.

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How and When to Renovate Your Home

How and When to Renovate Your Home

December 10, 2018

When buying a house it is essential to look beyond its current state and look at its potential. It’s great fun conjuring up ideas of how the house and garden may be changed to suit your own personal style; whether it be painting the walls a different colour, adding a plant here or there or maybe even a large scale renovation.

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Fiber Fix

Fiber Fix

December 10, 2018

If you were like me as a child, I was always thinking up inventions that would make my life better. A machine that could extract ingredients if you put too much.

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