What is the difference between sealed gas, wood and open fireplaces? A fireplace in your home gives you some much needed warmth during the winter months, and helps create that warm cosy atmosphere we all need when its rainy and cold outside. But with so much choice out there it can be hard to know…

So much work goes into a bathroom renovation; many trades from the builder and carpenter to plumber, electrician, waterproofer and tiler. There are so many stages where work can go wrong, however I find its right at the finishing line where tiny hiccups in tile placement or grout colour can really make or break how…

Many of our community have been following along and watching Jess’s knock-down re-build in Sydney’s Northern Beaches in our community group. Jess is ecstatically happy to share her stunning small bathroom designs for her main bathroom and ensuite, and how she managed to create a luxurious look on a budget >>> Creating two lovely bathrooms…

Space can be tight in Sydney to squeeze in a swimming pool! This month Renovating Mums chatted to Jess Canabou about how she went installing a small plunge pool in her back yard in the Northern Beaches. To help her budget Jess managed her pool installation as an Owner Builder…read on >>> Installing a small…

Renovating Mums chatted to Trang about her experience renovating her semi-detached in Sydney’s Inner West  as an Owner / Builder, check out her story here… Renovating as an Owner / Builder in Sydney We’d had our semi-detached for a good 7 years before embarking on our major renovation. We did do a small bathroom renovation…

The approvals process for a renovation or build can be a minefield of confusion; does my project need a DA? Or can I submit a CDC? Or is it even Exempt Development? And what do all of these actually mean?!! Renovating Mums chatted to Gregg from Rapid Plans on what each of the different development…

Family life can be pretty busy. Juggling children, work and the responsibilities both entail means we can be so busy that spending the weekend tending to our garden is the last thing we want to do. If this sounds like you, then you need some low-maintenance landscaping ideas. Check out these low maintenance tips that will…