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How to increase the amount of natural light in your home

How to increase the amount of natural light in your home

When choosing design elements for your renovation, you should look to include elements that increase natural light (sunlight) in your home. While this holds true for most spaces, it is even more important for smaller areas such as bathrooms. In the absence of natural light, small spaces can appear to be dark, dingy and unattractive – and artificial light won’t help. Increasing the amount of natural light in your home offers a whole range of benefits. It makes your home… Read More ➝

5 tiles perfect for a minimalistic bathroom

5 tiles perfect for a minimalistic bathroom

Minimalistic bathroom designs have absolutely skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years. These days, many designers, decorators and homeowners opt for a minimalistic bathroom. But, how exactly do you do about designing a minimalistic bathroom if you know nothing about bathroom design? Well, to put it short, anyone can design a minimalistic bathroom by choosing bathroom products wisely. More often than not, it is the tiles that determine whether a bathroom is minimalistic or not. If you’re looking to… Read More ➝

5 feature tiles perfect for an urban hotel-style bathroom

5 feature tiles perfect for an urban hotel-style bathroom

Feature tiles are hotter than ever right now! They are available in a range of colourful designs and patterns and they look absolutely stunning. What’s more, they are perfect for creating designer spaces; urban hotel-style bathroom being one. If you’re in the midst of designing a hotel-style bathroom, then no doubt you’ve been scoping out many features tiles to include. But, how do you choose the right one? Today, we’ll take a look at just this. As Ross’s Discount Home… Read More ➝

A guide to designing a natural bathroom

A guide to designing a natural bathroom

Of late, many interior designers and architects have taken a liking to natural living. Natural elements are being introduced into every room of a house, but more so in bathrooms and kitchens. If you’re one to follow trends, then you’ll know that using natural materials is one of the hottest trends in bathroom design right now. If you’re planning an upcoming bathroom renovation/build, now is a great time to design a natural bathroom. But, how exactly do you go about… Read More ➝

How to introduce colour into your bathroom design

How to introduce colour into your bathroom design

Bathrooms are one of the most functional and most used rooms in any home. However, many older bathrooms have been designed in the same dull and boring way, in traditional white. White bathrooms may be functional, but they certainly don’t look (or feel) like anything special. If you’re planning an upcoming bathroom renovation, you have a chance to break away from the traditional white design. But if you’re not renovating, there are still ways to add some a little colour… Read More ➝

Stretching your renovation dollar: How to cut your renovation costs in half

Stretching your renovation dollar: How to cut your renovation costs in half

If there’s one thing common with Perth homeowners, it’s that many will choose to undergo a home renovation at least once in their lifetime. Everyone wants to be lucky enough to live in a beautiful modern home, or be in the position to renovate their home to make it their home of their dreams. But, let’s face it – renovations in Perth are anything but cheap. Latest figures from the 2017 Australia Houzz & Home Study showed the average renovation… Read More ➝

10 simple home improvements that won’t cost a fortune!

10 simple home improvements that won’t cost a fortune!

There’s certainly no doubt that most Perth homeowners are proud of their homes and they have every right to be. But, what do you do if the shine starts to fade on your beloved home? When it comes to improving a home’s appearance, the first thing that most homeowners think of is a renovation. And, if the latest Houzz survey is anything to go by, this is a very hot topic. 74% of those surveyed said improving the design and… Read More ➝

Benefits of wood-look tiles over wooden floorboards

Benefits of wood-look tiles over wooden floorboards

Wooden floorboards are the most popular flooring solution in Australia today, and it’s not hard to see why. Apart from looks, wooden floorboards are also highly durable, anti-allergenic and resistant to stains, chemicals and spills. They also add warmth and comfort to any home in which they are installed. However there is a down-side to wood flooring and that of course is the cost? According to choice.com.au, the cost of wooden floorboards varies from $40/m²-$100/m², depending on the grade of… Read More ➝

How to renovate your home without moving out

How to renovate your home without moving out

Home renovations are incredibly popular here in Perth with hundreds of homeowners undergoing renovations every year.  But while they can certainly give your home a fresh new look, let’s face it – they can also be very expensive. Moreover, most homeowners have to bear the added costs of relocating when undergoing home renovations in Perth. You may not be aware of it, but relocating is the number 1 hidden cost of a renovation. As such, more and more homeowners are… Read More ➝

5 types of tiles that shouldn’t be overlooked

5 types of tiles that shouldn’t be overlooked

If you’re in the process of building or renovating, no doubt you need tiles for one application or another. Tiles are a fantastic material that can be used in just about any space for a variety of applications. Modern tiles are available in a range of styles and designs and they allow you to create the exact look that you want. Whether you’re looking for flooring for your kitchen, bathroom or entire house, tiles are undoubtedly a very popular choice…. Read More ➝

A beginners guide to choosing Porcelain Tiles

A beginners guide to choosing Porcelain Tiles

Now is certainly one of the best times to buy porcelain tiles in Perth. Thanks to the advancement of digital printing technologies, porcelain tile designs are becoming more attractive and more realistic than ever. And, if you buy porcelain tiles from us at Ross’s Discount Home Centre, you’ll get better service and greater value than ever before! If you are about to build or renovate your home, you should definitely consider porcelain tiles. Don’t worry if you’re not sure what… Read More ➝

4 popular bathroom styles to consider for your renovation

4 popular bathroom styles to consider for your renovation

If there’s one common renovation that Perth homeowners undergo, it’s got to be a bathroom renovation. Many research studies have revealed of all types of home renovations, bathroom renovations are by far the most common. Now, if you’re planning a bathroom renovation yourself, I’m sure you’ve done some planning. But, before you jump into your renovation, you should look for some design inspiration. As the head of purchasing at Ross’s Discount Home Centre, I always keep myself updated with the… Read More ➝