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Read Article: Designing a productive home office by apg homes WADesigning a productive home office
Here are some tried-and-tested ways you can decorate your home office to maximise your productivity, helping you get more work done comfortably.
Read Article: Trend Alert: Queen Anne furniture by apg homes WATrend Alert: Queen Anne furniture
Queen Anne furniture dating from the early 18th century was an innovation in styling, comfort and socialisation that could be just as relevant in your new two storey home today.
Read Article: Planning a nursery in your new home by apg homes WAPlanning a nursery in your new home
Starting a family and building a home are two of the biggest steps you'll take in your life. Here are a few helpful tips to get you on the way…
Read Article: 3 easy ways to get your backyard ready for summer by apg homes WA3 easy ways to get your backyard ready for summer
Is your backyard clean, tidy and ready for all quality summer living? If not, it will be after you use these tips.
Read Article: How to mix and match a living room by apg homes WAHow to mix and match a living room
For some people, interior decor comes naturally. For others, it's best left to others. Rather than spending thousands of dollars on an interior decorating consultation or settling for a second…
Read Article: Designing the perfect home gym by Dion Seminara Architecture QLDDesigning the perfect home gym
It might surprise you to know how much design work goes into creating the perfect home gym. A lot of people seem to think its simply an empty room that…
Read Article: Colour psychology: Can your duvet and curtains influence mood? by apg homes WAColour psychology: Can your duvet and curtains influence mood?
The colour of your curtains and duvet, as well as other textiles draped throughout your home, have the power of influencing your mood.
Read Article: Paint colour trends for your new home by apg homes WAPaint colour trends for your new home
Nothing stands still in the word of fashion, and interior design is very similar - there's always a new trend to consider! Let's take a quick look at the shades…
Read Article: The Custom Home Building Process - From Design to Completion by Chateau Architects + Builders NSWThe Custom Home Building Process - From Design to Completion
Chateau Architects + Builders take the guess work out of building a custom home - from Design to Construction
Read Article: Designing the ultimate entertaining room by Dion Seminara Architecture QLDDesigning the ultimate entertaining room
Ever wanted to know how to design the ultimate entertaining room? Read all about it here.












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Architecture Tip

When it comes to the foundations, solid ground-bearing concrete slabs are the preferred option. When looking at suspending the floors, beware that this could cause further problems as they will need to be cleaned out after a flood. If you do need to suspend the floors, pay close attention to the air bricks required for ventilation purposes.
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