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About to do a home improvement or house renovation project? We’ve got advice and ideas for construction, kitchen design and bathroom renovations to help you out

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New in renovations

Oh those Summer nights
Don’t let the name fool you, a heat pump keeps your home cool and comfortable for a great night’s sleep.
6 renovations that can increase the resale value of your house
Anyone who's dabbled in the property market understands that even small renovations can mean big gains in the sale price of your home. Here are 6 renovations you may want to consider
From 1950s bach to contemporary stand-out

1950s bach retains its charm, but gets new extension, contemporary kitchen, monopitched roof, stacking doors, large terrace See more

Give your bathroom the 5-star treatment

It’s a fact of life – we all spend a lot of time in the bathroom. So why wouldn’t you want one that looks amazing and best fits your needs?A bathroom overhaul can be expensive complicated. But it doesn’t have to be.

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Helpful tips and advice

How to transform your living space in 7 easy steps
Dakota Murphey has put together a step-by-step guide to help you get rid of the old and bring in the new in your living room
How to update your kitchen without spending a fortune
Forget replacing cabinets and tearing up the floors – with a few small changes, you can make your kitchen feel like new

What's trending

Large open spaces
This home renovation emphasises natural materials and sustainability with the wrap-around living area feature in recycled wood left over from the upgrade
Zero to hero

Even when you know a renovation is essential, it's not always easy to work out exactly how, what or where to make changes to improve your home. See Brian Jones Architectural home renovation.

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A place in history

Once the home of Australia's first female lawyer, this heritage-listed property has been rebuilt to better suit the needs of a growing family See more

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