Polished concrete: Yay or nay?

I was worried about how comfortable the concrete floors would be for the little people who'll live in our house, but they appear to be loving them.

Is a polished concrete floor right for you? What are the pros? The cons? The price?

Avoid the winter woes

Follow the eight tips below to protect your home from the cold winter weather.

Winter is well and truly upon us, follow these eight tips to keep your home safe from rain, frost and snow damage.

19 perks of living alone

Who says living alone is lonely? There are plenty of perks to having a house/apartment to yourself.

Thinking about giving solo living a go? Trust us - you'll never look back.

Paul McCartney's new pad gallery

The former Beatle and his wife have reportedly bought a penthouse at 1045 Fifth Avenue.

The former Beatle has snagged a glam NY penthouse for a cool $21.2m.

8 secrets of a home stylist gallery

Add interest to empty spaces; this homeowner has filled the space beneath a bench seat with a collection of woven baskets.

Ever wondered how to make your home look as impressive as those in magazines?

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Black walls bring the wow factor

Marama says her mother is responsible for buying some of the coolest objects in the dining room, including the pink cuckoo clock, the black bust and the pedestal stand; on the dining table is a candelabra from Seletti; the vintage armchair was recently reupholsted in black and the cushions are from Designers Guild.

Dramatic wallpaper, skulls and hot pink accents come together in this funky Palmerston North home.

Living the dream in West Auckland gallery

She moved from central Auckland to the country five years ago - and has never looked back.

House of the Week: Herne Bay gallery

A Porsche in an Akl apartment gallery

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