New lease of life for weathered decks

Rejuvenate timber decking and outdoor furniture so it looks like new. Resene Kwila Timber Stain is suitable for all types of timber Read more

Pure enjoyment

The benefits of ceramic composite pools can now be viewed on site at the new Aqua Technics Pool and Spa display complex Read more

Shimmer and shine

Create an inviting outdoor ambiance with strategically placed low-voltage fittings from Lighting Direct Read more


A small garden is transformed into a private courtyard for entertaining Read more

High flier

Beautiful views over the lake and hills can be enjoyed from the private, sheltered courtyard of this holiday house and its garden Read more

Playing it safe

For rugged playground equipment, garden furniture and safety fencing consider the solid options from Adams Engineering Read more

Alfresco living

There are many factors to consider when choosing the right fireplace for your outdoor living area. The Fireplace Ltd has models to suit all tastes and requirements Read more

Mission accomplished

Extensive hedging, paved courtyards and a mix of subtropical and arid plants enhance the authenticity of this refurbished Spanish Mission-style house Read more

Attuned to comfort

An integrated heating system that offers individual temperature control for swimming pools and spas is available from Hot Water Heat Pumps Read more

In the swim

From natural bush settings to resort-style landscapes, Frontier Pools can create a pool to suit any aspect Read more

Another day in paradise

A pool is even more inviting in an attractive setting. Jagas pavers help set the scene Read more

Out of the blue

An inviting pool is the essence of a long, hot summer. Mayfair Pools can make it happen Read more





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Homes Trends Vol. 34/4

Whether space for your new bathroom is generous or modest, you'll want to create a room that not only looks good but is also a breeze to use. And that often means working around restrictions of plumbing locations, the po... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 34/1

If you're designing a bathroom for a new home or renovating your existing one, you'll quickly discover how involved the process can be.It's not only the challenge of how to fit the different functional zones into the ofte... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 33/7

While we might all have ideas for the home design that we want, consulting a good architect or designer will also open us up to other design possibilities that we haven't thought of.To help get you started on creating the... Read more