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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…

Most Valued Kitchen Appliances of 2017

Most Valued Kitchen Appliances of 2017

I always look forward to publications released by Houzz. As the head of purchasing at Ross’s Discount Home Centre, their publications give me an idea of what is hot in the renovation world so I can gauge what customers are looking for. Recently, Houzz released its 2017 Kitchen Trends Study, and there’s a lot of interesting information in there. After going through it, I thought of offering some insight on what the most valued kitchen appliances were in 2017. So,…

Our new gourmet kitchen appliances will change your life!

Our new gourmet kitchen appliances will change your life!

Do you love entertaining friends and family? Are you a self-proclaimed ‘home chef’? Or are you undergoing a renovation and you’re looking to upgrade your kitchen? If you said yes to any of these questions, then you definitely need at least a couple of gourmet appliances in your kitchen. Gourmet appliances allow you to take your cooking to the next level and turn a great kitchen into a luxury kitchen. But, being seen as luxury items, most people consider gourmet…

Choosing the right toilet is vital!

Choosing the right toilet is vital!

When it comes to purchasing a new toilet, there are more than a few things you should consider. Your new toilet suite must match the overall look and aesthetics of your bathroom. Also, your toilet should be water efficient and functional as well. While many people consider these factors, most people do not consider the time they actually spend on a toilet. According to a recent study, people spend more time sitting on the toilet each week than exercising. So,…

Introducing 12 laundry appliances from our new range

Introducing 12 laundry appliances from our new range

Laundry appliances are an integral part of every home. Whether you live alone, with your partner or family, there’s no denying that laundry appliances will make your life easier. According to the popular American home services website Angie’s List, washing machines and dryers have an average lifespan of 8-12 years. But how do you know when it’s time to replace your laundry appliances? Well, the answer to this is quite straightforward. If your appliances are over 8 years old, make…

A checklist to building or renovating your WA home

A checklist to building or renovating your WA home

Have you been putting off your home renovation for years? If you have, then let me tell you that you’re not alone. Renovation statistics in many Australian states have been in a slump for some years now, but it looks like this is about to change. According to Matthew Pollock, Master Builders Australia’s National Manager of Economics, a forecast renovation boom is set to be the strongest in South Australia, Western Australia, and Queensland. So, it is only wise that…

10 Floor Tiles to Create a Minimalistic Home

10 Floor Tiles to Create a Minimalistic Home

If there’s one noticeable home décor style that is trending right now, it is minimalistic design. Over the last couple of years, this trend has really taken off around the world, including here in Perth, Australia. If you are looking to renovate or build a new house in 2018, then there’s a good chance that this style is on your design radar. But how do you create a minimalistic home? Well, to pull off minimalistic design, you need to start…

The cost to tile your home

The cost to tile your home

The cost of tiling is a major expense associated with building a new home or renovating an existing one. If you’re considering tiling your home this year, you should have an idea of the expenses associated with it. If you fail to do this, you may end up overshooting your budget and spending extra unnecessarily. But if you’ve never tiled a home before, you probably have no idea how much it is likely to cost. Don’t worry though – I’m…

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…