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Being hands-on can save money

Don MacAlister has some tips about learning to do it yourself...

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That’s not how to load a dishwasher...

Ccientists have come up with the definitive way to load a dishwasher. And most of us have got it wrong...

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How to start your fresh start

Take the time to assess what you still need and throw out what you don’t.

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How ‘charm pricing’ can yield thousands
December 29 2014 at 11:03

Sellers who use the 'just below' pricing strategy get more money for their homes than those who don't, a new study suggests.

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It’s the silly season, check your DIY tools
December 23 2014 at 11:39

Follow these basic safety tips to avert disasters over holidays.

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A bit of this and a bit of that
December 19 2014 at 10:48

To interior decorator, Caron Mitchell, life is an accumulation of vast and varying experiences.

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Unfinished work? Hide it under mistletoe
December 18 2014 at 10:44

You can neglect or nurture the relationship with your builder. Guess which option's better?

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Create a joyous Christmas table
December 15 2014 at 13:21

When it comes to decorating your Christmas table, it's a time of abundance and indulgence, writes Helen Grange.

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The right DIY tools: Ignore ‘bargain’ sets
December 15 2014 at 11:17

Many DIY stores offer toolbox packages with a collection of basic tools, but do you use them all?

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Marsala: The colour of 2015
December 10 2014 at 11:15

Jura Koncius takes a critical look at Pantone's new colour of the year.

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Want solar panels? Just spray your roof
December 9 2014 at 11:21

Scientists have found a way to make solar panels blend in - by simply spraying roof tiles with a light-sensitive material. [VIDEO]

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When the builder is still your friend
December 8 2014 at 11:21

Don MacAlister has some tips on staying friends with your building contractor...

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How the White House does festive decor
December 5 2014 at 12:09

This year's theme 'A Children's Winter Wonderland' clearly brought out the glue guns and gallons of glitter.

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