Global Asbestos Awareness Week:  Home Safety When Buying and Renovating

06-Apr-2018 11:12:44 Share this:

Did you know ... The first week of April isGlobal Asbestos Awareness Week, a time dedicated to raising awareness about the deadly toxin and preventing future asbestos-related illnesses from occurring.


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Topics: DIY, Health and Wellbeing, New Zealand

Light up the night

28-Feb-2018 12:04:27 Share this:

It’s often Christmas time when thoughts turn to lighting up your home exterior – and then it’s all about creating a bold festive focus. But, if, say a visit to the Auckland Lantern Festival, has you inspired to light up your landscape in a more permanent way that’s really going to show your property off while maybe making it safer, here are a few things to think about:


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Topics: Auckland, DIY, Outdoor, House of Inspiration

Enjoy the darker side

19-Feb-2018 12:14:44 Share this:

It's all too easy to associate dark colours with negative connotations and a general sense of doom, but don't be too hasty, say the team at Resene.


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Topics: DIY, Residential

Bring your bathroom up to date

30-Apr-2017 23:55:00 Share this:

Bathrooms are one of the rooms in your home that can add value for buyers. The team at Resene have some great ideas for bring out the best in your bathroom.


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Topics: New Zealand, DIY, House of Inspiration, Advice, Residential

School holiday fun with play dough!

26-Apr-2017 22:01:00 Share this:

Play dough is a classic go-to to keep the kids occupied on rainy school holiday days. Here’s a recipe to make it that’s simple enough for the kids to get involved, with supervision.


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Topics: New Zealand, DIY

How to: Add value in the kitchen

28-Mar-2017 09:13:45 Share this:

Kitchens are widely touted as a room of a house that can add value when it comes to selling your property. But not all kitchens are created equal. What can you do to yours to catch a potential buyer’s eye and persuade them to make a good offer?


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Topics: New Zealand, Advice, DIY, Selling, Residential

What's new in the world of wallpaper?

20-Mar-2017 10:26:08 Share this:

From modern geometrics to exotic eclectics, the latest in wow-worthy wallpapers from Resene ColorShops are pretty, witty and gritty.


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Topics: New Zealand, House of Inspiration, DIY, Advice, Residential

Living in the future

22-Feb-2017 08:00:00 Share this:

The homes of the future are already here. Our friends at Rockend take a look at some of the smart home technology available.


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Topics: Buy, DIY, Advice, Lifestyle, Add Value To Your Property

Bring out the best in your bach

13-Dec-2016 07:29:52 Share this:

If you’re reclining on the deck of your bach thinking the place could use a bit of a spruce up, Resene have a few ideas for inspiration.


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Topics: DIY, New Zealand, Maintenance, Residential

Perfect painting

23-Nov-2016 11:41:08 Share this:

There’s no doubt about it, most Kiwis love DIY, and there aren’t many more satisfying feelings than finishing off a project at home. When it comes to painting, here Resene off some top tips you’ll need for a professional job.


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Topics: DIY, Advice, House of Inspiration