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Outdoor living – Three Birds Renovations

House 13 in the Three Birds Renovations series has it all. From gorgeous bedrooms and bathrooms to resort-worthy outdoor living, including a pool, outdoor pizza oven and outdoor shower! Read on to see how you can enjoy outdoor living like this at your place. Outdoor living at its best Episode seven from Three Birds Renovations House…

Expert Advice: 10 tips on how to save money when building a new pool

When designing a dream backyard, you’d be hard-pressed to find a homeowner who doesn’t include a pool in that vision; however, it can be quite an expensive and prolonged project. In fact, the average cost of a 6x3m pool in Australia reaches a whopping $36,000! If you’re looking to build the pool of your dreams…

Expert Advice: How to choose the right builder for your new build, with Tass Construction Group

Rome wasn’t built in a day…and neither are our homes. Choosing the right home builder is a serious, long-term decision; so how exactly do you find the right one for your project? To help shed light on this crucial process, we pick the brains of Ben & Aaron Tass, of Tass Construction Group, on how…

Expert Advice: Do you need an architect for your new build, with Minh Le

Minh Le is the Director of Archimetrics Architects, a Melbourne-based architectural practice. With 18 years of experience in the construction industry, Minh’s approach to service is that of assistance, helping clients understand what they need. Today, he helps us answer the question; do I need an architect for my new build project? Q. So…do I…

Expert Advice: The Ultimate Checklist for new outdoor areas, with The Designory

The Australian climate has always lent itself to spending time outdoors; in fact, the outdoor spaces within our homes are a critical part of how we use them. But where do you start? The Designory have been working with clients for many years, creating beautiful, well connected outdoor zones; so feast your eyes on this…

Expert Advice: Planning your new build’s outdoor area, with Ascher Smith

A beautiful backyard is one of the easiest things to forget in the early stages of a build…but one of the hardest things to ignore once it becomes your home! Recently, we were lucky enough to chat with Ascher Smith, Perth’s leading exterior landscape designer & stylist, about how — and when — to plan…

Expert Advice: How to budget for your new build, with Pete Boehm

With more than thirty years’ experience in the banking and financial services sectors, Pete Boehm is a chartered accountant with an extensive knowledge and understanding of Australia’s consumer finance, home loan and property sectors. His experience has provided valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities today’s homeowner face, from a first home buyer to a…

Expert landscaping tips we learnt from The Design Duo

After winning The Block; Sky High 2013, Alisa & Lysandra have turned in their police badges to pursue their passion and talent for design. Five years later, they’ve launched their very own renovation series, The Design Duo. Jam-packed full of stunning room reveals and next-level home design, here are the standout expert landscaping tips we…