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Read Article: The Tender Process

The Tender Process

When deciding to build a new home, it’s an exciting but expensive process. Once you’ve selected your builder and the design you want to build, you’ll go through the tender process. This gives you formal pricing for your new home, including any upgrades yo

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Read Article: Building Inspections: An unregulated industry, what does this mean for you?

Building Inspections: An unregulated industry, what does this mean for you?

Just like your Accountant or Doctor works in a regulated industry, you would expect the same from the inspector carrying out an inspection on your new home you’re buying or building, right?

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Read Article: Not All Building Inspectors Are The Same

Not All Building Inspectors Are The Same

Buying or building a home is probably going to be one of the biggest purchases you make during your lifetime, so it’s important to know any inspections you have carried out, provide sound information to ensure you know exactly what you’re purchasing. 

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Read Article: How to Minimise Your Electricity Bill

How to Minimise Your Electricity Bill

It has reached that time of year where the electricity bill starts playing on the minds of all homeowners and in particular for those that live in South Australia.

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Read Article: Flooring to Suit Your Lifestyle

Flooring to Suit Your Lifestyle

Do you get anxious at the thought of choosing flooring for your home? It’s understandable to feel apprehensive about what is a fairly large project. Getting the material, style or colour wrong could transform a space in all the wrong ways.

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Read Article: Deciding which upgrades are worth it

Deciding which upgrades are worth it

Have you thought about value-added upgrades for your new build or renovation? One of the biggest mistakes that homeowners make is treating added features as an afterthought; or, things to consider once the build is complete.

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Read Article: Versatility of a Mud Room

Versatility of a Mud Room

Has the idea of building a mudroom being playing on your mind? Mudrooms are typically used as an additional entry way to the home where backpacks, sports gear and other assorted items are stored away from the main property.

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Read Article: Preparing for a new home colour and fixture appointment.

Preparing for a new home colour and fixture appointment.

When you are choosing materials for your home, preparing for a new colour and fixture appointment is the first logical step. You are going to discuss your vision for the build or renovation with experts.

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Read Article: The Building Stages: What to Expect

The Building Stages: What to Expect

When you are building a new home or simply adding to your existing home, there are general building stages you should expect. It is important to understand these stages so that you are always in control of the build.

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Read Article: Landscaping: Ways to stick to your budget

Landscaping: Ways to stick to your budget

A budget should never be a haphazard. When you create a budget the first thing you need to keep in mind is that it should be itemised and well organised.

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Read Article: Cover your tile floor with this fuss free finish

Cover your tile floor with this fuss free finish

New flooring is a great way to completely change the look and feel of your home. If you have tiled floors here is a great way to lay new flooring with minimal fuss just by covering your existing tiles.

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Read Article: DIY Renovation Ideas That Will Save You Money

DIY Renovation Ideas That Will Save You Money

DIY renovation is a tricky business. If you want to take on the challenge in your home, there are effective ways to save money. You have to know how to balance what you can do with what you can’t or shouldn’t attempt on your own.

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Read Article: Get Your House Organised this Spring

Get Your House Organised this Spring

Do you find it difficult to get your house organised for the spring? It’s hard to decide where to start when there is so much to do.

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Read Article: Tips to Help Make Spring Cleaning a Breeze

Tips to Help Make Spring Cleaning a Breeze

Do you spend hours thinking about spring cleaning because you don’t know where to start? If so, you’re not alone. When you set out to take on the monumental task of spring cleaning it is with the view towards sprucing up your home.

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Read Article: Choosing the best window treatment for your home

Choosing the best window treatment for your home

Choosing effective, attractive, durable and affordable window treatments is not as easy as it sounds. There are cheaper options that last and look great, expensive options that let in the cold and come apart quickly, and then there is everything in betwee

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Read Article: Hot Tips for Cooling Your Home

Hot Tips for Cooling Your Home

Are you sick of feeling the heat when you know the only solution is to throw money at your ever- increasing air-con? A ceiling cavity can reach 70 degrees+ on a really hot day, which means all that heat is trapped inside your home.

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Read Article: Try These Spring Gardening Tips

Try These Spring Gardening Tips

Gardening in the spring time is the best way to get into a routine of maintaining your outdoor space. There are lots of tasks to take care of but, if you go about the work methodically, it won’t take as long as you may think.

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Read Article: Outdoor Water Saving Tips

Outdoor Water Saving Tips

With drought conditions always, a concern for Australian homeowners when the weather gets hotter, saving water is on everyone’s mind.

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Read Article: Things to Research Before Installing a Pool

Things to Research Before Installing a Pool

You have decided to embrace the dream of installing a pool. The next thing to consider is what you need to research before beginning your project. Installing a pool is a major renovation which can go south quickly if you don’t follow the right steps.

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Read Article: Creative Ways to Organise Your Home

Creative Ways to Organise Your Home

If you are like a lot of other  homeowners and never seem to have time to organize your home, Houspect has some suggestions for attractive ways to get back on top of your game.


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