Passive design principles are qualities of a property that reduce and save energy consumption on all fronts. Jo Gillies reports.by Jo Gillies
Want to add value to your home but don't quite know where to start? Patrick Bright gives some tips to help steer Peninsula Living readers in the right direction.by Patrick Bright
The house you live in is obviously one you love but might no longer fit your growing family's need or appeal to your ever-evolving lifestyle. Horst Lueckl reports.by Horst Lueckl
From the driveway, to the fence, to the front door and even to the letterbox, the exterior of your house consists of a multitude of elements that begin to set the mood of your homeby International School of Colour and Design
Everyone has a renovation story. Some are straight from hell, others are from heaven. Prue Miller explores both.by Prue Miller
Renovating your home doesn’t have to end up an expensive nightmare. With careful planning and professional advice, achieving a more attractive living environment can become an attainable reality.by The Housing Industry Association
The first question to ask when deciding whether to extend your home is, ‘Should I do it?’ This may sound rather strange, but sometimes it does not make good economic sense to carry out a major improvement. Moving might be a better financial option if you want to upgrade.by The Housing Industry Association
Homeowners needing more room often weigh up the costs of building an extension against selling up and moving house. After buying your home, this is probably one of the most complex decisions you have to make. This article looks at the pros and cons.
According to 2004 figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 68% of small businesses in Australia were home based.
When your family starts to grow, you may be faced with the dilemma of whether to extend or move to a larger home. Peninsula Living looks at the pros and cons of both moves, to help make your decision easier.
Whether your family is growing or your children have left the coop, it’s a common situation when a home becomes uncomfortable with the passing years. But what is the best step to take?by Pietro Scalise
Good design doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, it can save you a stack of money.