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GREAT OUTDOORS Landscaping tips for the home renovator

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Welcome

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A confession: I’m not much of a green thumb. When we were kids my older sister and I tried to start a vegie patch, and I was devastated when her baby carrots sprouted and mine didn’t (I’m still not convinced she didn’t sabotage them). And these days my gardening repertoire is limited to forgetting to water the miniature potted cactus that lives on my kitchen windowsill. So I learned a lot in this month’s issue of My Renovation, where we look at the importance of landscaping and offer tips and tricks to get you started. We also have important safety information to consider when you’re painting or dealing with asbestos in the home – that’s on pages 14 and 22.

COVER ST ORY .................................................. 6 KITCHENS ......................................................... 8 BATHROOMS.................................................. 10 FLOORING ...................................................... 12 PAINT .............................................................. 14 LIGHTING ........................................................ 20 SAFETY ............................................................ 22

WANT TO LANDSCAPE YOUR YARD, BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START? HEAD TO PAGE 6.

STYLE ............................................................... 24 GARDENING SPECIAL FEATURE ................. 28 Please dispose of this magazine responsibly, by recycling after use.

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hen you’re renovating, it can be easy to focus all your attention on the interior – mentally knocking down walls, redesigning the kitchen and choosing a colour scheme – without giving much thought to the fact we spend a lot of time outdoors. As a result landscaping is often overlooked, but if done properly it can greatly enhance the overall aesthetic and value of your property. The exterior of your home is the f rst thing visitors see, and professional landscaping in the front yard will offer a good f rst impression and ref ect the time and care you have taken in renovating the interior. Clever landscaping in the rear garden will create a functional, private space for the whole family to enjoy. Most of us work hard all week and can think of nothing

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better than spending days off relaxing in our own backyard, so it is worth committing some of your planning time and budget to achieving the right landscaping. If you have a sloping block, are designing around a pool or just want to create a highly unique backyard, it is worth engaging a professional landscape architect to design the layout and look of your outdoor spaces. (The same goes for renovators with no gardening experience.) As well as knowing which plants will suit your project, professionals are experienced in working with issues like aspect, soil type, topography and drainage to create ‘hardscape’ features such as retaining walls, walkways and feature beds (and overseeing the construction of these). If you are after an easy-care garden that requires very little mowing or

pruning, be sure to communicate this to your landscaper as it will affect the plants he or she chooses for the project. Another key element to consider is shade – you may have a covered entertaining area, but if children will be playing in the garden on hot summer days or you have a vegie patch that needs protection from the elements, you may also need additional shelter via a shadesail or some decorative lattice work. If you are landscaping a small space and are keen to tackle the project yourself, the f rst step is to draw a rough layout of what you want the yard space to look like. Mark in where you want pathways and garden beds to go, and make note of what types of building materials and plants you’d like to use in each area. You’ll f nd plenty of DIY advice from hardware stores or online,

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and your local nursery will be able to offer advice on which plants are best suited to your needs and how to care for them. But if you do have the budget for a professional landscaper, consider his or her expertise can also extend to f nding the right outdoor tradespeople for your project. In much the same way your builder will co-ordinate the plumber, electrician, plasterer and painter-decorator who work on the interior, a professional landscape designer will have good contacts for other services you may need, such as garden suppliers, tree loppers, pool renovators or fencing contractors. If you are time poor and don’t know where to begin, working with someone who can coordinate the whole project may be a cost-effective and hassle-free way to get the garden of your dreams.

If you are designing your renovation with sustainability in mind, you can easily carry this principle over into your landscaping. Choose native plants that are well suited to our climate, reducing the amount of extra water they will need, and opt for chemical-free mulch and pesticides where you can. Key to sustainable garden design is to minimise disruption to the natural environment be preserving the existing topography and topsoil, and wherever possible use recycled or sustainably produced timber and other building materials.

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While they can be quite expensive, glass and stainless steel are both very contemporary choices and offer a sleek, seamless surface. They are hygienic and relatively easy to keep clean (though you will need to watch out for smudges and f ngerprints). Some stockists now manufacture creative glass splashbacks with photo imagery or even backlighting. Mirrored splashbacks really open up the kitchen and can create a luxury designer feel in even the smallest of spaces. You can buy a range of metallic f nishes, but bear in mind these

are best suited to the spotless housekeeper, and you will need to have them professionally installed to prevent unnecessary wear and tear. Another option is to continue your bench surface – whether this is laminate, natural stone or even a thin timber veneer – up the wall for a splashback, which creates a uniform look. And if you are renovating on a very tight budget, remember you can have painted splashbacks, but make sure you visit a paint specialist for a variety that can withstand moisture and the necessary cleaning products.

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There are still two main styles of showerhead: overhead and shower rails. Shower rails consist of a wall-mounted rail with hose and height-adjustable handset, making them a great option for families, and come in a wide range of designs (some quite futuristic and striking). And while overhead showers are traditionally wall-mounted, there are a growing number of ceiling-mounted rainfall options, which are perfect for creating a luxurious, resort-style space. For a bathroom that is really on trend choose vanity tapware and a bathtub mixer to match.

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adding a different coloured tile. They are perfect for carpeting small areas, such as an entryway or staircase landing, and if you are laying only a handful of tiles you should be able to do it yourself without the need for professional installation. Also consider carpet tiles for rooms that bear high foot traff c or lots of spills – such as a toddler’s bedroom or rumpus room – as you can remove and replace damaged or stained tiles much more quickly and easily than traditional carpets. Carpet tiles can also work well in

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hen browsing the range of available lighting options for your home, you will most likely come across the term ‘colour temperature’. You should take note of it, because different colour temperatures provide different looks and will affect the ambience of particular rooms in your home. There is a reasonably complex scientif c explanation for colour temperature, but all the home renovator really needs to know is the higher the colour temperature, the cooler or whiter the light will be. In contrast, a lower colour temperature will provide a softer, warmer illumination. Before you settle on a f nal interior design or colour scheme, think about how you are going to light each space and what kind of illumination you want.

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Check the temperature… …OF YOUR LIGHTING TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE RIGHT KIND OF ILLUMINATION FOR THE JOB.

Low colour temperatures are a good choice for rooms with natural materials or earthy tones, as the warm light will accentuate these colours. High colour temperatures at the opposite end of the spectrum will provide a stark, bright light, which may be too harsh for living areas or bedrooms but can be perfect for task-oriented areas of the home, such as a home off ce, or for the kitchen where you want surfaces to look clean and bright. High colour temperatures also work better in rooms with a lot of glossy white surfaces,

such as kitchens or bathrooms, as the warmer light of low temperatures tends to cast a yellowish glow. However, in the bathroom you need to weigh this up against the fact that warmer (or even pink-toned) light is more f attering and will cast fewer shadows on the face, which is important for grooming. The bathroom is one of the most important rooms for lighting and it can be tricky to get the balance right, so speak to a specialist about which colour temperatures and bulb types suit your needs.

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Renovation… …IS TOO OFTEN THE CAUSE OF DANGEROUS ASBESTOS EXPOSURE.

banned in Australia in 2003, home renovation is still the most common form of non-occupational exposure, and as symptoms as asbestosis often don’t present until decades later we are likely to see this prevalence rise. If you are planning any kind of renovation or construction work on an older home you need to contact a qualif ed asbestos inspector, who can look over your property and ascertain whether there is any asbestos present. If there is, you will need to employ a licensed expert to safely remove it – this is one

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