An independent guide to improving your home
Renovating your home is an exciting process, but it can be daunting too. There's so much to consider, sometimes it's hard to know where to start.
Whether you're planning a major renovation or just upgrading your bathroom, this guide will help you get the most out of the process.
You'll find helpful advice on creating a renovation that meets all your needs and provides the best value for money, now and for a long time to come.
What's in this guide?
On each page you'll find:
|Tips for saving money|
A tick here indicates a cost saving opportunity. There are many simple things you can do that will save money on bills and maintenance costs, which in turn can improve resale value. There are even some things you can do that will save on upfront costs.
Tips for making your home healthy and comfortable|
A tick here indicates an opportunity to make your home healthier and more comfortable. Keep warmer in winter and stay cooler in summer, all without the need for expensive heating or air conditioning. Make your home a safe and easy place to live for people of all generations and abilities. Avoid low level toxic fumes from building products, as well as other hazards that can affect safety and wellbeing.
Tips for being more environmentally friendly|
A tick here indicates a chance to make your home environmentally friendly. Recent research shows Australians are becoming more environmentally aware and see home improvements as an opportunity to 'do the right thing'. There's really no distinction between good design and environmentally friendly design, and there's a huge range of innovative 'green' products now available.