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When you're tackling something as emotionally and financially important as a home, it can be easy to lose perspective. But there are simple things you can do to remain on budget, from the muscle you hire to the bespoke touches.


When renovating your home to add some value, experienced property investors like Patrick Bright suggest aiming for a $2 return for every $1 you spend. Depending on context, this isn't always possible. But if you are strategic with your resources -- money, time and effort, getting close isn't out of the question. Here are 10 things to keep in mind as your reno approaches.


Individual renovation projects will demand specific supplies, but there's some stuff that's always worth having around before emergencies arise. Here's our favourite items which we figure no handyperson's cupboard should be without.


So you're busting to make some renovations to your property, but you're renting rather than paying off your own home. What are your options in Australia? The short answer is "not much".


Home renovation and DIY are two of our favourite topics here at Lifehacker, and this week we're hammering away with a series of extra post examining how you can renovate more efficiently (and for less money). Welcome to Renovation Week.