Renovation Checklist: Everything you Need to Know Before Taking the Plunge

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Choosing to renovate is a big decision and one with so much to consider. You may have a dream-like Pinterest board, filled with all the looks you want to achieve. However, like more people you are also probably looking at budget renovating. So with all this in mind, it’s important to use a renovation checklist [Read More]

Budget renovating – a ‘how to’ guide

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Want a new kitchen, bathroom or an entirely new home but looking to save money where you can? Budget renovating can be tough, but not impossible! Whether you’re about to embark on a budget home or apartment renovation, you want to ensure maximum impact for minimum spend. Renovations start to get expensive when structural changes [Read More]

Back to School with Airtasker

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Next week, kids all around Australia will go back at school for the new year and this only means one thing: preparing all the mundane school requirements for each child. It’s likely you’re a parent (or know of one!) with an extremely long to-do list to complete before next week so juggling everything over the [Read More]

Christmas to-do list for this weekend

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It’s December and that means one thing 🎄🎅🏼🎄🎅🏼 That’s right it’s 25 days until Christmas, which children will be overjoyed about but as an adult, December might be an extremely busy time of year. We’d like to help you get as prepared as possible for the silly season, so we’ve put together your Christmas to-do list [Read More]

Christmas Tasks On Airtasker

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It’s a busy time of year with Christmas parties, family gatherings and a lot of shopping. Every year we see more and more people posting tasks on Airtasker to help with gift delivery, food shopping and even Santa requests. Here’s how others are getting help this Christmas: Office Christmas Party Take your office Christmas party [Read More]

Studio apartment inspiration

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Studio apartments are no longer a trade-off of ‘space for city’.  Photography is a wonderful source of interior design inspiration for a studio apartment.  Here’s some visual inspiration to lust over. Source: Brit + Co Industrial studio apartment inspiration Exposed brick, concrete, pipes, tiles, or any kind of material that is structural or functional is begging you [Read More]

How to make an outdoor playground at home

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Growing up with a spacious backyard to play in is a glorious memory from the childhood of many lucky Australians.  If you had a sandpit, cubby house (DIY with help from Dad, of course) or trampoline, you were probably one of the most popular kids in the neighbourhood every afternoon after school.  Thanks to the internet, technology [Read More]

Beginner’s guide to: Gardening

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If you’re embarking on your first gardening project and you’re not sure where to start, our beginner gardening tips will help you succeed.  Knowing where to start, planning and understanding your garden design will be the key to your success. Before you get down to the local landscaping store, there are a few considerations you need [Read More]

Beautiful bathroom shelving ideas

Looking for inspiration to solve a storage issue and enhance your bathroom design?  In addition to some great ideas we have on how to plan your bathroom design and small bathroom design, we’ve collated some beautiful bathroom shelving ideas for you to enjoy. Source: Bodie and Fou Mounted bathroom shelving Create a great looking storage [Read More]

How to organise your garage

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How does your garage look? Messier than it should or perhaps you can’t even get a look because there’s so much stuff piled up. If any of these apply to you (go on, admit they do!), then we’ve got some handy tips on how to organise your garage and make it a room you’re not [Read More]

Laundry organisation and storage tips

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The laundry is usually one of the smallest spaces in your home, so to optimise it’s functionality, it pays to be super smart with how you set it up.  Here are some clever laundry organisation and storage tips. Source: Decorating Your Small Space Floating shelves DIY floating shelves are an easy and inexpensive way to [Read More]

Home To-Do List – June

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Winter has arrived and brought a nice chill along with it. Whether you like snuggle up with a good book or would rather jet off to the northern hemisphere to escape the cold, your home will need a bit of love and attention to pull through the chill. Here’s your home to-do list for June: [Read More]

Home Staging Tips When Selling Your Home

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If you’re thinking about taking advantage of the current real estate market, it’s important think about how your house currently presents itself. Home staging can mean all the difference as you aim to appeal to the emotional feelings of potential buyers. Staging your home can make all the difference when you’re hoping to get a [Read More]

Top renovation mistakes to avoid

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It doesn’t matter if you’re going down the DIY path or hiring an expert – no amount of experience is going to guarantee a completely seamless, stress-free renovation. If you’re considering renovating, whether be to ‘flip’ a place, or enjoy it for yourself, here’s a list of top renovation mistakes to avoid. Renovating on impulse [Read More]

Small bathroom design ideas

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The bathroom is one of the most versatile rooms to design in a home, but it can be a challenging task when space is a hot commodity. In addition to some great ideas we have on how to plan your bathroom design, we’ve pulled a few small bathroom design ideas together to help you make the most out of [Read More]

Home To-Do Checklist – April

The days are starting to get shorter and the leaves falling from the trees – Autumn is definitely here. By ticking a few things off every month, you can stay on top of all your household duties. Here’s what you need to get done this month. Daylight savings If you’re in NSW, SA, VIC, TAS [Read More]

Kitchen Island Design Ideas

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A island bench in the middle of the kitchen is one of the most desirable features in a home. It’s true that some kitchen island design ideas are only feasible in a larger space, but there other variations that can work in smaller kitchens too. We’ve pulled together inspirational kitchen island designs that could easily [Read More]

Autumn Gardening Tips

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How lush and amazing your garden will look next Spring relies a lot on what you can get done in Autumn to withstand the harsh winter weather. Planting bulbs, taking out all the weeds and conditioning the soil should be at the top of your list for your garden to flourish. It can be a [Read More]

How Plan The Ultimate Australia Day Party

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The most important day of any patriotic Aussie’s calendar year is upon us… Australia Day! If you’re looking for Australia Day party ideas or Australia Day food ideas, look no further. Here is your guide to throwing the ultimate Australia Day party. You’re welcome. House Prep The impeccable lawn First things first… If you’re having [Read More]

How To Declutter And Organise Your Home

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So you may have wound up declaring after a few glasses of bubbles on NYE that 2016 is going to be different. This year you’ll be career focused, watch the sunrise, eat healthy and loose weight. The problem with New Year resolutions is that they are hard to stick to and most people fail to [Read More]

6 Non-Traditional Christmas Tree Ideas

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The traditional Christmas tree has all the trimmings with tinsel, baubles and lights. However, more and more we’re seeing all different types of decorated trees. So let’s think outside the box for this year (and the next) with coloured trees, wall inspired trees and much more. The Coloured Tree Source: Pinterest Don’t be held back [Read More]

Easy Gift Wrapping Ideas

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Let’s be honest – 90% of the fun of Christmas is presents, and a good portion of that is the wrapping (or un-wrapping). Regardless of what’s inside, there’s nothing quite as appealing as an attractive tree brimming with beautifully wrapped presents. For some of us though, it seems we’re born with two left thumbs when [Read More]

Ultimate Guide to BBQ Cleaning

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Source: Ray White Having friends over for a BBQ or just cooking grilled weeknight food is an Australian ritual. It’s a show of Australian culinary excellence and the best way to cook for a crowd. It’s often debated whether webers, hotplates or even ground barbecues are the best method. However, something else that’s also talked [Read More]

How to Save Money on Christmas Decorations

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As Christmas decorations fill department stores and Christmas carols play in every shop, Christmas season is well and truly here. Right now you’re more money focused than ever as Christmas Day plans are made, present lists created and party invitations start to arrive. But just because tis’ the season to be jolly, it doesn’t mean [Read More]

Home and Office Christmas Party Tips

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Ended up with the responsibility of organising the family or office Christmas party? Well we understand how much pressure you’re under to pull off the end of year celebrations, which is why we put together some of our favourite Christmas party tips. Start Early It’s never too soon to start planning for your Christmas part. [Read More]

Top Halloween Costume Ideas

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Gone are the days where it was easy to to go to Big W, buy a white table cloth and cut out two eye holes and become a ghost for Halloween. From matching couple costumes to the latest movie characters, people dressing up for Halloween are looking outside the box this year. Here are the [Read More]

Halloween Tasks

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Halloween is just a few nights away and that means in crunch time if you are still trying to put your halloween costume together or thinking about decorating your house. We see quite a few Halloween tasks on Airtasker for all types of things. Here are some task ideas that you can get help with [Read More]

Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Summer

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Summer has already been teasing us with its warmer weather and longer days. But whilst you might be ready for summer, your home might not be. Swapping the flannelette sheets is a great starting point, but for a refreshed home for summer make sure you follow these tips. Flooring changes You wont need those woolly [Read More]

5 Top Flooring Trends for Home Design

The right flooring will set the tone for any space that why you should always favour quality and designer options. Carpet Court has the top flooring and home design trends and tips to help you decide which style is best for your space. It’s about general styling with the addition of new colours and textures. [Read More]

Clever Storage Tips Ahead Of Your Spring Clean

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Are you planning a big spring clean, but have no idea where to store all of your winter and autumn stuff? You are not alone! A recent poll conducted by online homewares retailer TheHome.com.au shows that 68 percent of Australians don’t think they have enough storage in their homes. “Lack of storage is very common, [Read More]

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Hanging Washing

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It’s easy to use the dryer but did you know it’s also the second biggest drain on electricity in your home? So, to save money off your next electricity bill buy a clothing horse or start using the washing line – pronto. It might seem like a lot more effort but it really isn’t if [Read More]

How To Save On Your Wedding With Outsourcing

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The biggest day of your life is supposed to be like something out of a fairytale, but what they don’t tell you in fairytales is the cost of a wedding. It’s really REALLY expensive, probably not as much as the recent wedding of Salim Mehajer, which gathered a plethora of media attention for requiring police [Read More]

How To Move Out Of Home In 6 Easy Steps

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With more and more young adults opting to stay at home with their parents, flying the coop can seem an increasingly daunting and stressful task the longer you leave it. We’ve generated a six-step guide to help make the transition from your family home to independent fancy-free living as smooth as possible. Step 1. Find [Read More]

How To Stay Warm Without Increasing Your Bills

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In case you haven’t heard the temperature is set to drop with the Antarctic Vortex hitting. As stores across the state get down to the last heater stocks, it got me thinking about how to can stay warm without forking out for a new heater, nor increasing my electricity or gas bill. Source: Daily Telegraph [Read More]

DIY Ideas For Your Small Bathroom

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Apartment bathrooms are often small with little to no storage, but something about this compact area definitely makes it easier to navigate. Better yet, the smallest of changes can make the biggest impact to your small bathroom. If you’re looking for a pop of colour, better practicality and something a little different in your bathroom [Read More]

9 Tips You Need To Know About Costco Shopping In Australia

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Costco, an American-based wholesale warehouse, stocks household items at a more reasonable price than your local supermarket. Source: Dailymail Since Costco’s arrival into Australia it’s been ever expanding with stores in South Australia (Kilburn), Queensland (North Lakes), New South Wales (Crossroads, Auburn), Canberra and Victoria (Ringwood, Docklands). Before you even get into your car to [Read More]

9 Amazing Garden Shed DIY Ideas

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Your backyard needs as much love as the inside of your home, so it’s important to look after it with regular maintenance. With a lawn mower, hedge trimmer, shovel you’ll need a garden shed to store all your equipment which can be secured and safe from little hands. Garden sheds can come in all shapes [Read More]

15 Ideas With Pallet Furniture

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Seats, tables, beds, you name it; can be made from recycled pallets. Traditionally used in shipping and airfreight, smart DIYers have been turning these pallets into furniture for homes, restaurants and offices. Source: Scrap Hacker WHY? In addition to looking cool, pallets are cheap and with a bit of know-how can be made as almost [Read More]

Standing Desk IKEA Hacks

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Did you know that prolonged sitting can increase life-threatening diseases? That’s why standing desks have been produced to encourage people to get up and move around. Did I mention that you’ll loose weight by standing – talk about a bonus! Source: Bobvila The only problem is that standing desks can cost from $350 up to [Read More]

7 Simple Home Gardening Hacks

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Yay a weekend of gardening… Said no one ever! Seriously if you like to slave away your weekends in the hot sun with dirt under your nails, rose thorn scratches and a back ache to last at least a week, we’re impressed. But if that doesn’t float your boat, don’t worry we’ve got some great [Read More]

Quirky Gardening Ideas

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Whether it’s a place for you to unwind after a busy working week, or an area for kids to run around on the weekend – no home is complete without a garden. Whether it’s big, small or ten stories high there’s always something you can do to create your dream outdoor space. Sure you could [Read More]

Home Renovation Ideas Under $150

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We all know home renovations are rarely cheap, so when the time comes to refreshing your home we’re all guilty of trying to cut corners, or just putting off the inconvenience of it all for as long as possible. However, affordable home renovations can be easily done if have a bit of inspiration and not [Read More]

Removing Wallpaper Tips and Tricks

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Wallpaper removal is definitely not a fun task at all, but sometimes it has just got to go. There’s no need to stress about how it’s going to come off because we’ve looked at all the removing wallpaper tips and tricks for you. Source: Blenture Now you just need to put aside a weekend to [Read More]

DIY Home Renovation Hacks

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Home renovations don’t have to be costly or require handyman help because making the smallest of changes can make all the difference. You can also go at your own pace with DIY home renovation projects by tackling one room at a time – not to mention the costs it will save you. However there are [Read More]

Wedding Planning Checklist

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First things first, congratulations on your engagement at this special time. Right now you’re floating on cloud nine but also starting to realise that you have an engagement party and wedding to plan in a short space of time. An engagement party will normally take place anywhere up to 3 months post proposal so it’s [Read More]

Kitchen Home Improvement Ideas

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Source: Iconic Home Design It’s said that the heart of the home is the kitchen. This couldn’t be truer with the kitchen being the place where people gather to eat, talk and socialise together. As an important area of your home, you’ll want to make sure that you’re comfortable using the space to cook up [Read More]

Cheap Home Renovation Ideas

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Home renovations will transform your house into more liveable modern space and better yet it will also add value to your property. If there’s a lot of work to be done, home improvements can cost a lot and not everyone can afford to spend thousands on a new kitchen or knocking out walls. However there [Read More]

House Painting Hacks

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Source: Quartzite House painting is not just a big job, but a huge job. It’s messy, time consuming and frustrating; not to mention the paint fumes are enough to make you wish you’d contracted a professional. Painting your house is never going to be a stress-free task, but it can be made easier and quicker [Read More]

Event Planning Checklist

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It’s the time of year for Christmas parties, New Year’s Eve celebrations and weddings with friends and family. We love nothing more than putting on a good party filled with fun and laughter but it can also stressful. Shopping, cooking, cleaning and putting on a smile can all be a bit exhausting, but being planned [Read More]

IKEA Furniture Assembly Tips

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Shopping for furniture is great fun (well for some), but when it comes to furniture assembly people can generally fall into four categories. 1. People that hate anything that comes in a flat pack. 2. People who enjoy trying to use the information-lacking instructions to successfully put furniture together. 3. People that know it has [Read More]

Prepare Your House For Christmas

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Christmas time is the busiest time of year with present shopping, cooking and all of the parties. Some people can find it overwhelming, especially if you have family coming to stay for the holidays or even just a lunch. But don’t worry I’ve put together the perfect cheat sheet to save you time on unnecessary [Read More]

Handyman Christmas Gift Ideas

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With plenty of presents to buy at Christmas time, it can be hard to think of gifts people truly need. If you’ve got a DIY fan or handyman in the family, they will agree that you can never have too many tools or equipment. Regardless if it’s the latest gadget or a replacement, you can’t [Read More]

Office Cleaning Tips

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We can all be a little guilty of having a messy office from time to time. However a clean working space should be a top priority as it will help with employee happiness and increase productivity. Most workplace cleaners won’t clean desk spaces and only offer limited office cleaning in breakout spaces and kitchens. This [Read More]

How To Clean The Oven

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Cleaning the oven, one of the easiest house cleaning chore… to ignore. Close that oven door, and BOOM you can pretend all is well for a couple of more months (at least)! “No one else sees the inside,” your inner procrastinator whispers, “It’s what comes out of the oven that counts”. But this is one [Read More]

Window Cleaning Tips

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No one looks forward to window cleaning because let’s face it, it can be a huge task if you have big windows across multiple stories without easy accessibility. But don’t worry we’ve got some great window cleaning tips to help you make it as painless as possible. Before we get into the tips though, let’s [Read More]

7 Signs You’re Super Organised

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Being organised means you stress less, know where to find things and are prepared for a curveball if one happens to come your way. Some people are natural organisers however others struggle to coordinate effectively. So which are you? Well if you can mentally tick of these seven signs you are one super organised person, [Read More]

Spring Gardening Hacks

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Getting your garden in shape for summer should be high on your priority list as the weather starts to get warmer. Relaxing in the great outdoors is even better when you can enjoy some great new plants, furniture or landscaping. We’ve discovered some simple and creative hacks that will improve your garden like never before. [Read More]