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    Our list of home items you forget you need to buy after your home is built. Unless you purchase an all-inclusive turnkey package home, chances are there are some items you will need to take care of after your house has been built. These items can often be forgotten about, so take the time to […]

    Flooring types

    Flooring types, which is right for you? There are so many wonderful flooring options you can choose for your home. Some people love the class floorboards provide, some like the cleanliness of tiles, while others appreciate the warmth a good carpet can bring to the room. All of the flooring types have their own distinct […]

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    How to create a bedroom you will love

    Dream sweeter dreams in a beautifully decorated bedroom. The kitchen, living area and bathroom of your home are always given plenty of attention. Couches are carefully chosen, towels are matched to your décor and appliances are coordinated to complement your bench tops. However, even though a bedroom can be the most personal part of your home, […]

    Organising your wardrobe

    Organising your wardrobe = organising your home. Sometimes, it takes a desperate plunge to enter the labyrinth that is your wardrobe. Edging your way past shoebox skyscrapers, climbing the mountain of dirty shirts and clearing a path through long forgotten belts, handbags and scarfs can be a challenge, and more than a little off-putting. Organising […]

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    Save money on your bills with these easy steps. The keys are in your hand. You are ready to step into your brand new home. All those costs associated with it are finally paid, and now all you have left is the hefty mortgage you don’t want to think about – or so you think. […]

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    Caroma have all the latest news in bathroom tap ware.  The tiniest finishes in your home can have an enormous impact on the look and feel of it. From the shade of white you pick for your walls right down to the colour of your taps, every piece pulls together to help create a unique […]

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    Should you buy a white couch?

    Is white right for you? There is nothing quite as lovely for your home as a beautiful, white couch. The pristine feel and the elegant nature of it will make it the focal point of any living room, however, we all know there is danger in giving in to the ‘light’ side. But the modern trend […]

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    Always consider the resell value of your home when building. In the excitement that comes from building a new home, home buyers often forget to consider aspects that will increase its resell value. Although selling a brand new home is often far from the mind of the home owner, it is more convenient and cost effective […]

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    Should you upsize or downsize your home

    There are plenty of reasons to upsize or downsize your home. As you move through life you will find your requirements in a home will greatly change depending on your family, financial situation and your own personal preferences. Changing homes, locations and getting a new mortgage is a big decision that should be carefully thought […]

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    Create an amazing alfresco area

    Outdoor entertainment is fast becoming a staple for every home. Being able to relax in comfort on a summer’s day is a luxury more and more people want to possess. An alfresco area provides shelter from the elements, a secondary cooking area, utilises space and extends your home. For your very own amazing alfresco area, […]

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    Colour schemes, furniture, fixtures, flooring, paint and artwork – all are important when pulling together your interior design. Do it successfully, and your home will look stunning. Do just one of these elements wrong, and you may find it ruins the entire space. Avoid home decor disaster with a list of our DOS and DON’TS. […]

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    Move over feature walls, colour blocking is in. The beloved feature wall peaked in popularity around the 90’s. While there are still occasions where a feature wall can work, Haymes Paint believes the trend is becoming dated and can take away from the appearance of your home. “Feature walls, as in one wall picked out […]