Painting Industry News

Home Buyers: Avoid These Flood-Prone Pipes

Todays Homeowner - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 08:28
For polybutylene pipes, it's not a question of if, but when, they will burst.

How to Make an Affordable, Non-Toxic Household Cleaner

Todays Homeowner - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 03:03
Make this natural, eco-friendly household cleaner that costs just pennies an ounce.

This Bait Kills All Common Household Ants

Todays Homeowner - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 01:59
Get rid of the ants you see and the ones you don't with this bait.

How to Install a Tree Swing

Todays Homeowner - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 16:19
Nothing says summertime like a tree swing. Here are tips to safely install one in your backyard!

How to Create a Spilled Flower Pot

Todays Homeowner - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 16:14
Here's how to upcycle broken flower pots and add a playful touch to your garden!

Architects recognized in 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours

Architecture AU - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 09:00
The Council of the Order of Australia has recognized a number of architects and a developer for services to architecture in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours.

5 Tips to Design a Calming Bedroom for a Child with Autism

Todays Homeowner - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 07:43
People on the autism spectrum can find it difficult to sleep. Here's how to make your child’s bedroom more soothing, so they can get the sleep they need.

In the early-1990s re-training was not enough to get a job

Building and Construction - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 04:18
The ABC's Mark Colvin visited Dandenong, outside Melbourne, in 1991 to report on the unemployment crisis during Australia's last recession. He spoke with an out of worker cook trying to re-train as a welder.

This simple Aussie pollution solution is taking the world by storm

Building and Construction - Sun, 06/09/2019 - 08:52

From nets that catch litter coming out of storm drains to roads made of recycled rubbish, some small West Australian councils are attracting global attention for their environmental ideas.

Construction slowdown worsens, more jobs are lost and new orders dry up

Building and Construction - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 11:48

There is no respite from the bad news in the construction sector, with a respected industry survey pointing to the sharpest decline in activity in six years and more jobs lost in May.

Coastal character: Piz House

Architecture AU - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 09:54
This characterful addition to a beach shack in a former coal mining village in New South Wales, by Barnacle Studio, speaks to its historical narrative and neighbouring ancient landform.

Brisbane event series to explore the boundary between architecture and art

Architecture AU - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 09:35
A collection of talks, exhibitions and other events held around Brisbane will explore the relationship between architecture and art and examine the various ways in which the collaboration between the two practices is mutually enriching.

John Wardle Architects' Melbourne CBD office tower complete

Architecture AU - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 16:21
A 16-storey John Wardle Architects-designed commercial tower in central Melbourne has been completed.

WA gov’t introduces policy for houses on tiny lots

Architecture AU - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 15:09
The Western Australian government has introduced a planning policy for the construction of houses on lots smaller than 100 square metres.

Empty shops

Building and Construction - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:17

Green plaudits for Sydney Opera House

Architecture AU - Wed, 06/05/2019 - 16:44
To coincide with the United Nations’ World Environment Day, the Sydney Opera House has announced a number of sustainability achievements.

Upcycled Storage for Spray Paint and Glue Bottles

Todays Homeowner - Wed, 06/05/2019 - 16:19
Watch this video to find out how to organize and store spray cans and glue bottles using six-pack drink cartons to make it easy to find what you need and take it with you on the job.

Fender Katsalidis designs youth emergency housing in central Melbourne

Architecture AU - Wed, 06/05/2019 - 14:03
Fender Katsalidis has contributed pro-bono architecture and interior design services to a new early intervention and crisis services centre in central Melbourne.