Home & Decorating

Fri 20 Jul 2018

The $49 chair that designers love

The $49 chair that designers love

WHEN Target first released this $49 chair, it sold out around the country. Now they have been relaunched and people are declaring they are going to “hunt, hunt,...

Wed 18 Jul 2018

The tradie who gives tradies a bad name

premium_icon The tradie who gives tradies a bad name

When you find a tradie who does an honest job for a fair wage, don’t lose their number. But then there’s tradies like George, writes Margaret Wenham.

Queensland’s most expensive tradies revealed

premium_icon Queensland’s most expensive tradies revealed

Consumers are paying the price with a big surge in the cost of hiring builders in the past year. Here’s what you’ll pay if you need a tradie in Queensland.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Brush up on your skills

Brush up on your skills

Did you know that you could change the colour, indeed, the whole look of upholstered furniture by painting it?

Sat 14 Jul 2018

‘For me, and others, it will be a disaster’

premium_icon ‘For me, and others, it will be a disaster’

When Tom Shew retired, he found a home site overlooking a picturesque Darling Downs valley. But his view is about to be blotted out by 250,000 solar panels.

Fri 13 Jul 2018

CommBank’s new home loan checklist

premium_icon CommBank’s new home loan checklist

AUSTRALIA’S biggest bank is demanding home-loan customers reveal intricate details of their daily expenses like takeaway meals and beauty products.

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