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5 Bathroom Vanities Perfect for Small Bathrooms

5 Bathroom Vanities Perfect for Small Bathrooms

A vanity is an essential item for any bathroom. Not only does it support, or often include the basin, but it can also offer much-needed storage space. However, finding the perfect bathroom vanity to suit a small bathroom can be a tedious task. With space being sparse, it’s important to find a compact vanity that is both practical and attractive. If you’re having trouble finding a suitable bathroom vanity for your small bathroom then you haven’t yet seen the range…

4 Twin Shower Sets for an Enhanced Shower Experience

4 Twin Shower Sets for an Enhanced Shower Experience

There are a number of ways to improve your bathroom without undergoing a full bathroom renovation. One of these is by installing a twin shower set in your bathroom. Not only will a twin shower set add a touch of elegance and make your bathroom look modern, but it will also enhance your showering experience. According to The Daily Telegraph, Australian men spend an average of 6.99 minutes every day in their showers. The number is even higher for women…

6 Bathroom Trends You Need to Follow in 2019

6 Bathroom Trends You Need to Follow in 2019

There is no denying that bathrooms are one of the most practical rooms in any home. However, it is their practicality that often limits Perth homeowners from being open-minded and adventurous with their bathroom’s design. But things need not be this way – you can get creative with your bathroom design while also ensuring that your space performs all functional duties as required. If you’re looking to renovate your bathroom and in desperate need of some style inspiration, the best…

3 Benefits of Freestanding Baths over Insert Baths

3 Benefits of Freestanding Baths over Insert Baths

With many different types of baths available in Perth today, choosing the right one can be a very confusing task. Making the right choice is especially important because a bath is a big investment and you’ll have to live with it for many years to come. Most modern baths are classified as freestanding baths or insert baths. Insert baths are also known as built-in baths, and they are usually located along the bathroom walls. On the other hand, freestanding baths…

These Bathroom Items Will Literally Change Your Life

These Bathroom Items Will Literally Change Your Life

Do you want to improve your bathing experience by making your bathroom more functional? If so, then the best way to achieve this is a full bathroom renovation. However, at around $12,000 on average, bathroom renovations can be a costly and time-consuming affair. Fortunately, there are other ways to improve your bathroom without having to undergo a complete renovation – think of it more as a mini renovation. As the head of purchasing at Ross’s Discount Home Centre, I thought…

Marble Tile vs. Porcelain We Put Them Head-to-Head

Marble Tile vs. Porcelain We Put Them Head-to-Head

When it comes to choosing new flooring options in Perth, most people choose either marble tiles or porcelain tiles. These are generally the most popular options because both marble and porcelain come in a variety of designs and colours. If you’re planning on redoing your flooring, then you can’t go wrong in choosing either option. But, which is the better option; marble tiles or porcelain tiles? To understand this, you need to compare the two. As someone who has dealt…

Grey Kitchens Are a Growing Trend!

Grey Kitchens Are a Growing Trend!

When it comes to choosing a kitchen colour, the majority of homeowners opt for white. But white is now becoming so overused that it is losing trend, causing many to turn to alternative colour options. And at the top of the list is grey. Houzz’s 2018 Australia Kitchen Trends Study reveals that grey kitchens are a growing trend in Australia. Of all people who upgraded or renovated their kitchens last year, a large percentage of people chose grey. Grey may…

5 Crucial Steps to Make When Choosing Bathroom Tiles

5 Crucial Steps to Make When Choosing Bathroom Tiles

7 Benefits of Marble Tiles

7 Benefits of Marble Tiles

If you’re looking at current flooring options for your new home or home renovation then there is a good chance that you’ve come across marble tiles. After all, marble has been the flooring material of choice since ancient times. However, with the rise of porcelain, ceramic and even faux marble tiles, marble tiles have lost some of their popularity. But, that doesn’t mean to say that you shouldn’t consider them for your flooring. In fact, marble flooring offers several benefits…

Engineered Quartz Is the #1 Benchtop Choice in Australia

Engineered Quartz Is the #1 Benchtop Choice in Australia

Updating your benchtop is a sure-fire way to give your kitchen a complete transformation. With new kitchen benchtops, you can give your space better visual appeal and more functionality. Moreover, replacing a benchtop is very straightforward and easy, so there’s really no reason why you shouldn’t upgrade – and you won’t be the only one doing so. Houzz’s 2018 Australia Kitchen Trends Study reveals that a large number of Australians updated their kitchen benchtops last year. Of the people who…

How Much Does an Average Kitchen Cost in 2018? We’ll Tell You!

How Much Does an Average Kitchen Cost in 2018? We’ll Tell You!

Are you planning on renovating your kitchen or building a new kitchen this year? If you are, then I bet you’re trying to calculate how much a new kitchen will cost you. While you may be searching the internet for estimates, your preferences and the products you choose will really determine your expenses. As the head of purchasing at Ross’s Discount Home Centre, I often meet customers looking for kitchens in Perth. Over the years, I have come to know…

4 Things You Need to Know Before Renovating Your Laundry

4 Things You Need to Know Before Renovating Your Laundry

It’s not uncommon to want to renovate your laundry to improve the functionality and to make it more modern. If you’re thinking of doing the same, let me assure you that you won’t be the only one. But, before you jump into renovating your laundry, it’s important to plan ahead. I’ve heard way too many horror stories related to laundry renovations and would hate to hear another from you! So, to help ensure that things go smoothly, today I will…