Summer

8 must-know tips to keep your pets cool over summer

The heat of an Australian summer can be unbearable - especially when temperatures start to...

50 ideas for container gardens

Bored with the pots you use for container gardening? This summer, refresh your landscape and...

9 New Year’s ‘home’ resolutions to tackle in 2019

With the festive season well underway, promises and resolutions for 2019 abound. Commitments to exercise...

Are these the world’s most beautiful pools?

The world has a number of mind-blowingly beautiful pools. We couldn't help but marvel at...

Fireworks and dogs: How you can help your pooch

Every year the fireworks begin. And while some aren’t affected in the slightest, around 45%...
pet stressed

Is your pet stressed? Here’s how to help them

Could you recognise signs of stress in your furry friend? While excessive grooming or loud yowling,...

Houseplant Appreciation Day - Jan 10

6 stylish houseplants that are safe for cats and dogs

If you plan to have pets and indulge your penchant for greenery in your new...

7 hanging plants to bring life to your apartment

No matter the size of your apartment, there's always room somewhere for hanging plants. Here...

Pot plants: Why they’re a renter’s best friend

Portable, potted plants are the ideal solution for people who rent or have no soil....

12 indoor plants that will survive a low-light room

Looking for the best indoor plant for your home? These plants can thrive in low...

Why apartment dwellers need indoor plants

The number of Australians living in high-rise apartments doubled between 1991 and 2011 and that...

How to recycle old wine corks into cute mini planters

Have you amassed an extensive collection of wine corks? Instead of throwing them out, why not...

Pest control at home

Who is responsible for pest control, landlords or tenants?

The term 'pest control' covers a number of types of animal infestations and outbreaks. Pests and...

Rats in your rental: Responsibility and treatment

Rats can be a persistent pest once they're in your home and can quickly spread...

Ants in your rental: Responsibility and treatment

Ant control is not always as simple as it seems. They're small and come in...

Latest news

Why Falling House Prices do Less to Improve Affordability Than You...

Housing prices are falling in Sydney and Melbourne, so housing must be becoming more affordable – right? Via the Conversation - By Chris Leishman (Professor...

Renting with pets

Create a Pet Resume to help with your next rental application on Rent.com.au

If you've ever had trouble finding a pet-friendly rental property, Rent.com.au has a way to...

5 reasons hiding a pet from your landlord is a really bad idea

As a pet lover, it can be very tempting to sneak Fluffy into your rental,...

The most popular pet names revealed: Did yours make the list?

Is there a furry addition to your family named Bella or Buddy? What about a...

Q&A

Who is responsible for pest control, landlords or tenants?

The term 'pest control' covers a number of types of animal infestations and outbreaks. Pests and vermin may become evident in rental properties at some stage...

Moving tips

Your rental ledger – Why you should be asking for a copy

When it comes to applying for your next property, a good rental ledger is hugely...

What to do when your landlord is selling the house you are renting

You've just found out your landlord is selling the house you are renting. First things...

Renting with friends: How to make it work

Finding a new place to live, whether you’re moving from a dorm to your first apartment...

Home and living

4 Easy Ways to Incorporate Scandinavian Design Into Your Home

Scandinavian design, as its name suggests, first originated in the five Nordic countries in the north of Europe. The style draws major inspiration from...
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