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Christmas Light Guide

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! We love the festive season and the joy it brings to the community. The shire is definitely the place to be when it comes to Christmas light looking, so we have made a guide for you to ensure you hit all the best spots.
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Keeping Cool this Summer

There is nothing like an Australian summer with the sun shining and the perfect opportunity to spend the day at the beach. However, if you can’t spend your days lazing around and you are working from home we have some top tips to get you through the heat.
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4 jobs you need to do after a renovation

The contractors have gone home and your renovation is done and dusted – or is it? Your job isn’t over just yet…
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10 common cleaning mistakes you’re probably making and how to avoid them

Cleaning the house is a time when you want to work smarter, not harder. There are certain habits that might be doubling the amount of time (and grime) you spend tidying up.
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Pets now allowed in Sydney apartments as blanket ban on animals lifted by NSW Court of Appeal

Great news for pet owners as the NSW Court of Appeal has just overturned the right of apartment buildings to pass by-laws prohibiting animals. This means that apartment buildings in NSW will now not be allowed to have a blanket ban on pets!
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Eco-friendly ways to keep your home cool in summer

Cooling your home over the summer months doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are many cost effective and more eco-friendly solutions you can use to help cool down your home and protect the environment at the same time.
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Does your backyard need some TLC?

It’s no secret, to landscape a backyard these days can almost cost an arm and leg! And while it is completely worth every cent to have the backyard and outdoor space you have always dreamt of, there are small improvements you can do yourself at just a fraction of the cost. With the weather heating up, if you have been wanting to make some small changes to your backyard or outdoor area, now is the perfect time to get it all done before summer and the festive season begins.
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Wondering how to entertain the kids these school holidays?

Stumped on how to entertain the kids these school holidays and not spend a fortune? We are very lucky in NSW that our COVID restrictions at the moment still gives us the freedom to take the kids to most play centres, parks and the beach etc.
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Easy weekend jobs to prepare your home for sale

It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to moving home. But if you need to sell before you buy, you’ll have to get your own property looking its best first. The days are getting longer and warmer, so there are more hours on the weekend to tackle the jobs you might’ve put off during winter. Now is the ideal time to give your home a facelift – especially if you want to make the most of the spring auctions.
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Thinking of selling this Spring?

Thinking of selling your property? Spring might just be the perfect time to do so. In real estate, its very commonly believed that spring is the best time of the year to sell. With the sun shining and flowers blooming, this not only makes your property look its best but more potential buyers are more willing to attend open inspections in the warmer weather. However, its also important to remember there will be lots of competition on the market due to this.
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Which household items are worth investing in?

If you have been thinking about renovating your home or starting from scratch with a new build, you’re probably lost in the mind field of inclusions, and what features you should be spending your money on and which you can do without!
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Tips to warm up while keeping your environmental footprint down

If you’re like us, you probably spent majority of the weekend inside next to the heater or fire place to escape the cold snap that came through Sydney over the weekend. Although it’s much easier to bunker down at home these days due to isolation, as the temperature rises in your home, so does our carbon footprint and energy bills.
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