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8 Unmissable Home Show Features

From Street of Houses to Eco Town and Ask a Designer, check out these interactive experiences – found only at the Home Show over the last few years. Baahouse Smart tiny home & speaker series  Anyone who attended Brisbane Home Show this year will remember the mesmerising open plan...

Don’t Sell Your Home Before Doing This First [GUIDE]

Research shows 'staging' your home increases sale price by 10%; property stylist Dean Davis tells us how.   If you are selling a $500,000 property, you could see an extra $50,000 in your back pocket simply by presenting (staging) it at its best. While the extra cash is always handy, staging...

Keeping up with the New Joneses

The New Joneses showcased their tiny home at the Home Show to champion their lifestyle ‘big life, little footprint'. The story begins with Tamara DiMattina, a powerful PR and communications magnate for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). Blunt and to the point, she said, "My job was to get people to...

Make Your Garden a Castle with Inge Jabara

Just off the back of her award-winning display at the Melbourne Garden Show, 'lady tradie' Inge Jabara shone some light at the Home Show. Inge is no stranger to getting her hands dirty. At five-years-old, just a little seedling, she would work beside her grandfather on the family garden. With...

Building an Outdoor Kitchen

There are a number of different bench top materials available. The location of your kitchen will influence the choice of material that is best suited for durability and warranty of materials for example resin based benchtops have no warranty when installed outdoors. DO not forget to Insulate your Barbecue! Make...

The Secret Strife of Pets

62% of Australians have furry pals in the home, but how do we protect our newly renovated homes? Unconditional love - that's why we put up with hair, tracks of mud from outside and their various smells. Our furry friends are like children in so many ways - we take...

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with Garden Trees

While Queensland faces a land clearing catastrophe, people across Australia are taking matters in their own hands by planting millions of trees in their back yards. The Ugly 👹 Anyone watching David Attenborough’s series, Our Planet, will know Australia is facing a land clearing catastrophe. So bad in fact, WWE...

5 NASA Plants to Keep Your Home Healthy

Have you ever felt unwell for no apparent reason? You may be suffering from sick building syndrome (SBS), the result of poor indoor air quality. The World Health Organisation reports 30% of buildings worldwide produce SBS. An alarming statistic made worse by the symptoms of headache; eye, nose and throat...

Real or Astro Grass?

It's an age-old argument of waging tribes, from the timeless classic of nature's grass vs high-tech poly synthetic astroturf. So, which is better? Join the Home Show Club and you'll be the very first to receive more stories like this, free tickets, special offers, inspiration and more! Brisbane      Melbourne   ...

How To Entertain Guests In Style

There’s nothing better than hosting the perfect dinner party. Being able to show off your home is a great feeling, especially when you’ve got an outdoor entertaining area that will ‘wow’ your guests. It can be even more satisfying when you get lucky and the weather really turns it on....

5 Eco Inventions Transforming Our Gardens

Supermarkets rely on mass market farming which takes a considerable amount of carbon emissions to get your food from farm to fork. We look through some of the most innovative Australian made garden products featured at the Home Show. 5 Composta This nifty little device is an all-in-one composting worm...

Low maintenance plants for your new home

When you’re renovating, moving house or starting up in a new build your garden can suffer, but, whilst you concentrate on bigger jobs there are a few stars of the plant world that can keep your garden prospering through those projects. Find the best pick of low maintenance plants for...