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These stunning freestanding bath mixers will make your bathroom!

These stunning freestanding bath mixers will make your bathroom!

Bathroom renovations are surprisingly common in Perth. Every year, hundreds of homeowners plan a home renovation, which invariably includes the bathroom as well. If you happen to be renovating your master bathroom, then you’re certainly not alone. According to the latest Australia Houzz & Home Study, the master bathroom is the third most renovated interior room of a house, representing 17% of all interior room renovations in 2016, behind the living/family room and the kitchen. While there are several product… Read More ➝

Make your front door look as good as new in 4 easy steps

Make your front door look as good as new in 4 easy steps

Giving your old front door a fresh look is as easy as giving it a new coat of paint. And, believe it or not, something as simple as a new front door will increase the value of your home! Bernadette Janson, director and head renovator at The School of Renovating in Sydney says “Replacing with a new modern door can add a lot of wow and costs approximately $500. Even painting the door with a rich oil-based paint will give… Read More ➝

6 timber look tiles that will make you love timber

6 timber look tiles that will make you love timber

Of the latest home improvement trends, timber look tiles are arguably my favourite of all. In case you’re unaware, you can now get floor and feature tiles in a natural timber look – designed to mimic the look of a traditional wooden floorboard or a wooden wall – and designers are rejoicing. If you’re looking for timber look tiles in Perth, you certainly have many options on hand. Today, I will be showcasing six of our bestselling timber look tiles… Read More ➝

A simple guide to fitting a shower panel, DIY style!

A simple guide to fitting a shower panel, DIY style!

Given that you’re reading this article, it’s a fair bet that you’re about to give your bathroom an upgrade. And I don’t blame you; it seems that you’re not the only one. In fact, I meet heaps of homeowners looking to start a DIY bathroom renovation in Perth every year. While a bathroom renovation includes many tasks, one of the most common DIY projects is installing new shower panels. If you’ve recently purchased a shower panel, then the next step… Read More ➝

6 Absolute Must-Have Home Appliances

6 Absolute Must-Have Home Appliances

If there’s one thing that we just can’t do away with, it’s our love of home appliances. Home appliances make mundane household tasks such as cooking, cleaning, heating and cooling much easier. In fact, I depend on appliances so much so, that I couldn’t imagine living in a world without them. And, I bet you couldn’t either. Studies show that we are purchasing more and more home appliance year after year. According to IBISWorld, Domestic Appliance Retailing in Australia has… Read More ➝

4 reasons to include bathroom accessories in your bathroom renovation

4 reasons to include bathroom accessories in your bathroom renovation

Bathroom renovations are surprisingly popular with not only Perth homeowners, but with homeowners across Australia. In fact according to Houzz’s Overview of Home Renovation in 2015 report, 23% of homeowners surveyed included a bathroom renovation as part of their home renovation. Not surprisingly, they cited upgrading the features and fixtures as the most common reason for their bathroom renovation. However, the second most common reason was to make the space more functional. And, this is precisely what bathroom accessories help… Read More ➝

Trending Black-Framed Windows: Yea or nay?

Trending Black-Framed Windows: Yea or nay?

If there’s one way to modernise a home, it’s by updating the windows. There is no doubt that windows play a major part in the overall design of a house. While it is easy to renovate interiors, replace flooring or change paint colour, making exterior changes is a bigger job. And, no job is quite as big as replacing windows. The results of Houzz’s ‘Overview of Home Renovation in 2015‘ Report give an indication of just how big a job… Read More ➝

9 Things to consider before renovating your bathroom

9 Things to consider before renovating your bathroom

One easy and effective way to breathe new life into your bathroom is by renovating it. Indeed, a renovation can make even the dullest of bathrooms look stylish and appealing once again. However, bathroom renovations take a large chunk out of any home renovation budget. That’s why it’s very important to look at all considerations before you get started. To give you an idea of how much bathroom renovations cost Australian homeowners, I turned to finder.com.au. They state that the… Read More ➝

How to clean laundry appliances

How to clean laundry appliances

If there’s one sure way of increasing the efficiency of your laundry appliances, it’s by cleaning and maintaining them. Sure, you may have purchases energy efficient appliances. But, unless you clean and maintain them regularly, the efficiency of your appliances will inevitably go down. Not only will you incur more costs, but you’ll also spend more time if you don’t clean your laundry appliances. So, how exactly do you clean laundry appliances in a proper manner? Don’t worry, I’m here… Read More ➝

5 Silestone benchtops that will give you all the feels

5 Silestone benchtops that will give you all the feels

If there’s one easy and effective way of giving your kitchen a makeover, it’s by updating your benchtop. In fact, the latest Houzz Kitchen Tends survey results reveal that a whopping 94% of Aussies update their benchtops as part of their renovation. Whether you’re looking to give your existing kitchen a facelift or you’re designing a new kitchen for a complete kitchen renovation, no other benchtop will give you the feels that a Silestone benchtop will. Seriously, a Silestone benchtop,… Read More ➝

5 reasons to include internal sliding doors in your home renovation

5 reasons to include internal sliding doors in your home renovation

Modern architects and designers all talk about openness and fluidity these days. In fact, this is also what most people consider when they’re undergoing a home renovation. Everyone wants their home to have a smooth layout and installing internal sliding doors is one way of doing so. Internal sliding doors can create a wonderful sense of flow that simply cannot be achieved with standard hinged doors. They look incredibly elegant, extremely flexible and save space. Really, there’s nothing not to… Read More ➝

How to load a dishwasher for maximum efficiency

How to load a dishwasher for maximum efficiency

Dishwashers are one of the most used appliances of a home. However, most of us don’t give too much thought when loading a dishwasher. We throw in our dishes, add a dishwashing tablet and hit the start button without giving anything another thought. While it may seem like this approach is saving time, it is actually causing the dishwasher to run at lower efficiency, which can actually take up more of our time – and money. According to Canstar Blue,… Read More ➝