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In ground Swimming Pools: Budget For All The Costs! The addition of an in ground swimming pool can provide hours of enjoyment. Whether you want to relax, have fun, entertain or exercise, in ground swimming pools can be designed and built to cater to the needs of any individual. If you are considering purchasing a fibreglass swimming pool or hiring a pool builder to install a concrete swimming pool, there may be some additional expenses that might get overlooked during the initial quotation process. By planning for and budgeting for these expenses initially, you can take the stress out of…


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Outdoor Living Ideas

Alfresco Areas, Patios, Pergolas & Verandah’s. Outdoor living areas are fast becoming a part of everyday life for many people. Whether it’s entertaining guests or just relaxing with a book and a cup of tea, the allure of spending time outside is an attractive prospect for most. But what type of outdoor living area best suits your lifestyle, space and budget? From alfresco dining through to patios and verandah’s, the choices for outdoor living are plentiful. Read below to find out what exactly each outdoor living area involves. Patios Any entertaining area attached directly to the back of the house…


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Bathroom renovation Ideas

Bathroom Renovations When Budget Matters. Your bathroom should be a luxurious space where you can escape the daily grind for just a few moments each day. Renovating your bathroom, transforming it into a fresh, modern sanctuary may at first seem like it’s outside of your budget, but your dream bathroom may not be as out of reach as you think. Try some of these simple and affordable ideas to upgrade your bathroom on a budget. Bathroom Walls A quick coat of paint is the cheapest and easiest way to freshen up bathroom walls. You might even like to add a…


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Kitchen Renovation Ideas

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How to get the ‘bespoke’ kitchen look on a budget.

Most homeowners have a great looking yet functional kitchen high on their priority list when looking at buying a home, or renovating. A well-designed kitchen can be both stunning and practical, without costing tens of thousands of dollars on solid wood cabinets and granite bench tops. There are many alternative materials to let you have the stylish yet functional kitchen you’ve always wanted on a budget.
This article looks at 5 ways you can ‘have it all’ and pay less.


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Garden Ideas

Low Maintenance Garden Designs For New Zealand. With a busy lifestyle, it makes sense to have a low maintenance garden. This article will discuss low maintenance garden design ideas that will save you time working in the garden, as well as save you money on your water bill. Materials Used In Formal Garden Designs The key to garden designs that are low maintenance is simplicity and longevity. Formal gardens have clean lines and are often designed using concrete products for retaining walls and pavers. Concrete retaining wall blocks, concrete railway sleepers and paving products come in a wide choice of…