Category Archives: Kitchen

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…

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…

What Is Your Kitchen Layout Preference?

What Is Your Kitchen Layout Preference?

The look and functionality of a kitchen completely depend on the layout of the kitchen. Not only does a kitchen layout determine how the space will be used, but it also determines whether the space looks visually appealing or not. If you’re planning an upcoming kitchen renovation and you’re thinking of updating your kitchen layout, you’re certainly not alone. According to Houzz’s 2018 Kitchen Trends Study, a large number of Australian homeowners updated their kitchen layout last year. The report…

The most popular built-in Kitchen cabinet storage is…

The most popular built-in Kitchen cabinet storage is…

No kitchen can do without storage, period. Storage helps you keep clutter out of sight, and it also helps you organise all your kitchen essentials. Furthermore, modern storage options are designed to make your kitchen look aesthetically pleasing. While traditional kitchen cabinets are the standard ‘go-to’ for storage, modern-day kitchen cabinets come with many built-in storage options. From deep drawer organisers to cutlery organisers and pot and pan organisers to recycling cabinets, these are just some of the ktchen storage…

Top 3 Upgrades to Consider for a Mini Kitchen Renovation

Top 3 Upgrades to Consider for a Mini Kitchen Renovation

Has your kitchen lost its charm? If you feel that your kitchen isn’t as attractive or as functional as it once was, then a mini kitchen renovation may be what you need. Now, don’t get the wrong idea – a mini kitchen renovation is nothing like a full kitchen renovation. Unlike a full renovation, a mini kitchen renovation involves updating only certain features of your kitchen. A mini renovation will also allow you to use your kitchen during the renovation…

Looking to cut kitchen clutter? Opt for new kitchen cabinets!

Looking to cut kitchen clutter? Opt for new kitchen cabinets!

If there’s one way to transform your kitchen into a more attractive space, it is by reducing clutter. Clutter can make even the best of kitchens look disorganised and unkempt. Houzz’s 2018 Kitchen Trends Study reveals that reducing clutter was one of the top motivations for people renovating their kitchens in the last 12 months. While 80% of homeowners upgraded to make better use of space, 58% upgraded to make it easier to find items while 54% upgraded to reduce…

Is Grey the new colour of choice for Kitchens?

Is Grey the new colour of choice for Kitchens?

Are you looking to modernise your tired old kitchen? If you are, then you’ve probably noticed that grey is the new colour of choice for kitchens. With designer kitchens all over the world adopting the grey look, it’s no surprise that we’re seeing many of our customers looking to create grey kitchens in Perth as well. While grey certainly is trending right now, white remains the most popular colour choice of kitchens. According to Houzz’s 2018 Kitchen Trends Study, 59%…

The most popular kitchen styles revealed

The most popular kitchen styles revealed

Kitchen renovations are one of the most common home improvements in Perth. While some homeowners renovate to adapt to changing lifestyles, others do so to change the style and look of their kitchens. In fact, Houzz’s 2018 Kitchen Trends Study states that 82% of all homeowners renovated their kitchens last year to change the style of their space. If you’re also looking to renovate your kitchen, then you should also consider changing the style of your kitchen in the process….

The top 3 kitchen flooring options are…

The top 3 kitchen flooring options are…

Renovating a kitchen involves much more than replacing your kitchen cabinets, benchtop, and splashback. More often than not, it also involves replacing the existing flooring, amongst other things. In fact, according to Houzz’s 2018 Australia Kitchen Trends Study, 66% of kitchen renovators chose to update their flooring last year. If you’re planning to renovate your kitchen, then statistics show that there’s a good chance you too will update your flooring in the process. But before start looking for kitchen flooring…

The Cost of a Kitchen Renovation in 2018

The Cost of a Kitchen Renovation in 2018

Kitchens are one of the most commonly renovated rooms in a house. Not just here in Perth, but around the world. Given that Ross’s Discount Home Centre specialise in renovation products for kitchens in Perth, I meet a lot of DIY home renovators.  And if there is one thing I’ve noticed in my dealings with these DIY enthusiasts, it’s that most of them have not properly budgeted for their kitchen renovations. If you’re planning to undergo a kitchen renovation this…

Everything You Need to Know About Kitchen Tapware

Everything You Need to Know About Kitchen Tapware

You kitchen tapware are one of the most important fixtures of any home. Not only does it need to be durable, but it also needs to be practical, functional and stylish. After all, tapware is one of the main touch-points in your home.  And, they are also one of the most updated fixtures as well. According to Houzz’s 2017 Kitchen Trends Survey, taps and other plumbing fixtures were the third highest kitchen upgrade conducted by homeowners in the past 12…