Home & Decorating

Fri 13 Apr 2018

One in three have no home loan buffer

premium_icon One in three have no home loan buffer

DESPITE a period of record low interest rates, many Australians have put their homes at risk because of the lack of buffer on their mortgage repayments, the Reserve...

Go eco and watch your house soar in value

Go eco and watch your house soar in value

SUSTAINABLE features are fast becoming an easy way to improve the resale value of a house, while saving big on energy bills in the process. Here’s why:

Thu 12 Apr 2018

'A real win for our sewers': $700k fine for flushable wipes

'A real win for our sewers': $700k fine for flushable wipes

THE maker of White King “flushable” wet wipes has just flushed $700,000 down the drain for making false and misleading claims.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

How you should really be washing your towels

How you should really be washing your towels

WE ALL love the feel of fluffy hotel towels, but often we struggle to get the same result when we do the washing at home. An interiors expert has revealed exactly...

Sun 8 Apr 2018

Get back to the country to style your home for winter

Get back to the country to style your home for winter

Raw materials and cosy fabrics make a classic combination for country style decor as we head into the cooler months.

Sat 7 Apr 2018

Clever Kmart hack to stop losing socks

Clever Kmart hack to stop losing socks

AN Australian woman has shared her ingenious $6 hack for avoiding losing socks in the wash, and her idea is going viral.

Sun 1 Apr 2018

Buy once and buy well

Buy once and buy well

While interior trends come and go, there are some essentials for any home worth investing in

Mon 26 Mar 2018

Valley tradies hammer home high rates

Valley tradies hammer home high rates

HOW DO WE COMPARE? Plumbers, painters, carpenters and electricians make big money in some regions but struggle in other places. Check out our area's rates here

Sun 25 Mar 2018

Easter feast for senses

Easter feast for senses

Your sense of style can be just as sweet as all sugary treats

Sat 24 Mar 2018

Mount Lofty escarpment home sells for $1.2 million

premium_icon Mount Lofty escarpment home sells for $1.2 million

IN A continuing sign of confidence in Toowoomba’s high-end real estate market, 6 Sherwood Street, Mount Lofty, has sold for $1.2 million.

Sat 17 Mar 2018

Indoor plants trend is catching on

Indoor plants trend is catching on

BRINGING the outdoors inside is all about blurring the traditional lines of our designated living spaces, plus it's ideal for our penchant for outdoor living.

Fri 16 Mar 2018

Mum’s messy house photo blows up online

Mum’s messy house photo blows up online

A MUM posted a photo of her living room on an online forum. The response was overwhelming.

Thu 15 Mar 2018

Teacher’s insanely tidy Kmart pantry

Teacher’s insanely tidy Kmart pantry

EVEN just looking at Kathie’s super tidy kitchen pantry feels relaxing. She tidied up the whole thing in two days and did it all on a budget.

Mon 12 Mar 2018

Power bills could ‘rise by $100’

premium_icon Power bills could ‘rise by $100’

AUSSIES could pay $100 more on their power bills this year, as the demand for rooftop solar panels drives up the cost of subsidies for taxpayers.

Sat 3 Mar 2018

Practical outlook can be perfect decorating solution

Practical outlook can be perfect decorating solution

Many successful interior projects began with a visit to a local hardware store

Sat 24 Feb 2018

The home is hue you are

The home is hue you are

Autumn's upon us and for many that means a makeover at home. Discover the season's top interior trends

Fri 23 Feb 2018

The cleaning product you shouldn’t be using

The cleaning product you shouldn’t be using

WANT to rid your home of all those disgusting germs? Then there’s one popular cleaning product you should ditch, according to a biomedical scientist.

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Don't just dream about it

Don't just dream about it

Given most of us spend one-third of our lives in bed, it makes sense to create a stylish and welcoming retreat

Sat 10 Feb 2018

Laying it out straight

Laying it out straight

Magic carpet guide will mean you're not floored by rugs

Slice of paradise defies valuation

Slice of paradise defies valuation

This luxurious acreage home close to the beach is the only one of its kind on the Sunshine Coast.

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