Advice • Tips • Inspiration

The start of a New Year can inspire anyone to want to make enhancements to their home.

Whether you want to sell your home or simply spruce it up for your own enjoyment (and who doesn’t want to do that?) take note of our simple tips to get you on your way to a more beautiful and liveable home in 2015.

Not only will these easy-to-do tips improve the value of your home in the long run, but they will ensure that you and your family can love living in your home for many years to come.


Giving your floors a freshen up will completely transform your home and won’t cost you the earth. If you have old timber floorboards consider getting them stripped, repainted and sealed. This will get rid of old marks, stains and will make them look brand new again.



The kitchen is the heart of any home. It’s also often the feature in a home that will attract buyers when the time comes to sell. With this in mind, there are some small ways to improve the overall appeal of your kitchen without spending a lot of money.

Consider updating things like appliances, lighting fixtures, door handles or even the kitchen décor such as stools or the dining table.

If you’ve got a larger budget consider updating the cabinet doors, adding a stone or granite bench top or even knocking down a wall to open up the space.




Repainting your home can be one of the easiest and cheapest ways to give it a complete face lift. This will give your home a fresh look and feel.




There are some very simple ways to improve your bathroom without having to renovate it completely. Fresh and modern décor inclusions like fluffy fresh towels, fresh flowers, candles and floor mats can make a big difference when it comes to your bathroom.

Consider installing proper lighting, an extra window, re-grouting tiles, updating a cracked and dirty toilet or install a new sink if your budget permits.



outdoor alfresco

Improving the outside of your home can be an easy and simple way of making your home feel new again. If your walkway is swept, weeded and the lawn is well groomed your home will automatically appear cleaner. Consider also planting new plants or hedges to give your front and backyard some life.

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