Home & Decorating

Sat 5 Dec 2020

Reno rush turns expected COVID slump to bump

Reno rush turns expected COVID slump to bump

Australians’ love of renovating has only grown amid COVID and we’ll continue to splurge billions. Here’s why.

Tue 24 Nov 2020

‘It was horrific’: Warning after botched fencing job

Premium Content ‘It was horrific’: Warning after botched fencing job

A Gold Coast family is warning about the dangers of hiring contractors online after a botched fencing job cost them hundreds of dollars and destroyed their backyard.

Mon 23 Nov 2020

Genius water trick that ‘vanishes’ flies

Genius water trick that ‘vanishes’ flies

It sounds too good to be true but with just three items, dozens of mums say they’ve been able to banish flies indoors for good without using chemicals.

Mon 16 Nov 2020

Shock as table flies off back of Block contestant’s truck

Shock as table flies off back of Block contestant’s truck

Jasmin is left horrified after purchase flies off the back off truck, while Harry and Tash wasted their precious little money left on part of their backyard.

Sat 14 Nov 2020

DREAM HOMES: 20 incredible Whitsunday properties over $1m

Premium Content DREAM HOMES: 20 incredible Whitsunday properties over $1m

From Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach to Hideaway Bay, these luxury homes will make you dream of an island life.

Mon 9 Nov 2020

YOUR SAY: Solution needed for Shoal Point trees

Premium Content YOUR SAY: Solution needed for Shoal Point trees

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Why is it people attracted to the coastal beauty then become active participants in its destruction for their new homes?

Sat 7 Nov 2020

Broadband cut-off: Will your home be cut-off?

Premium Content Broadband cut-off: Will your home be cut-off?

Aussies in more than 400 locations will have broadband services disconnected but the deadline could be closer. See if it’s near where you live.

Regions where buying a home is cheaper than renting

Premium Content Regions where buying a home is cheaper than renting

With interest rates at an unprecedented low, mortgage payments have become cheaper than rents in many areas. SEE HOW OUR REGION PERFORMS!

Fri 6 Nov 2020

$99 Bunnings item sending fans wild

$99 Bunnings item sending fans wild

Bunnings have done it again, this time causing a frenzy over a unique item that was posted as part of a massive giveaway online.

Mum with 20 homes: 'Three hacks for young buyers'

Mum with 20 homes: 'Three hacks for young buyers'

For those under 40, the Australian dream of owning a property has become an increasingly challenging prospect. But there are ways homebuyers can buy up.

Thu 29 Oct 2020

‘F***ing joke’: Sarah fires up after Dan’s ‘lazy’ slur

‘F***ing joke’: Sarah fires up after Dan’s ‘lazy’ slur

Sarah shows her fierce side in a tearful tirade when foreman Dan dares to call her husband ‘lazy’.

Thu 15 Oct 2020

Daniel’s foul-mouthed tirade at lying accusations

Daniel’s foul-mouthed tirade at lying accusations

Yet another Jimmy and Tam win has the other contestants on edge, while Daniel flies off the handle at a lying accusation from foreman Dan.

Wed 14 Oct 2020

Block star’s fury after ‘lie’ accusation

Block star’s fury after ‘lie’ accusation

A contestant has stormed off The Block in an expletive-filled rage after being accused of “lying” about a site inspection by foreman Dan during a tense...

Tue 13 Oct 2020

Block site shut down over illegal act

Block site shut down over illegal act

One contestant’s building site has been shut down on The Block after an inspection by foreman Keith uncovered several concerning features.

Sun 11 Oct 2020

Take a peek inside two incredible Dolphin Heads homes

Premium Content Take a peek inside two incredible Dolphin Heads homes

Two stunning home sell for more than $1.5 million, one site unseen.

Sat 10 Oct 2020

Here's why you won't be getting a hot new console at Xmas

Here's why you won't be getting a hot new console at Xmas

We’re only weeks away from the launch of the PS5 and Xbox Series X — but unless you have pre-ordered getting your hands on one could be difficult.

These are the Top 50 homes in NSW (Part one)

Premium Content These are the Top 50 homes in NSW (Part one)

From Bondi to Byron, from the harbour to the mountains, Sydney and NSW boast some of the most eye-catching homes on the planet. SEE OUR BEST!

Thu 8 Oct 2020

Own your very own vegan winery

Own your very own vegan winery

If you love a glass of vino and have dreamt about leaving the city, this vineyard, complete with $300k of wine thrown in, might be for you.

Fri 25 Sep 2020

COVID-19 sparks Aussie renovation boom

COVID-19 sparks Aussie renovation boom

Aussie homeowners have jumped at the chance to renovate their properties during the coronavirus pandemic, and they’re dropping thousands to do it. See how each state’s...

Thu 24 Sep 2020

Meet one of Mackay’s most influential architects

Meet one of Mackay’s most influential architects

Most of his collection is entered in the local and state heritage registers for the architectural significance

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