What's in this month's issue
- Cost-saving decorating (pg. 21)
- Get smart assistance (pg. 27)
- Protection detail (pg. 52)
- Magic material (pg. 61)
The best plants and materials for your boundary
While walls and fences often fade into the background, they can play a vital part in framing your garden, helping to unify and highlight your landscape as well as defining boundaries and keeping unwanted visitors out. It’s important that they are functional, but who says they can’t be decorative, too?
12 ways to create the perfect home office
Whether your home office is a room, a nook under the stairs or a converted closet, now’s the time to whip it into shape. Follow these expert tips for creating an area that’s visually appealing, uncluttered, and where you can be your most efficient self.
Make your home lighter and brighter
The shorter days and cooler temperatures of winter can result in a serious case of seasonal affective disorder. We’ve rounded up some bright ideas to fake a friendlier season in your home, whether you’re embarking on a new build, renovating or simply redecorating.
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Health & Safety
Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member.
Grave health hazards are linked to asbestos, which may be in homes built up to 1990. Health hazards may result from exposure to lead-based paints in older materials and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety
page. You can also use a simple test kit from Bunnings to indicate the presence of lead-based paint.