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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…

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…

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%…

8 Ways to Update your Kitchen over a Weekend

8 Ways to Update your Kitchen over a Weekend

The kitchen is one of the most used rooms in any home. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that the kitchen is the top room renovated year after year, all over the world. In fact, in 2016, 25% of homeowners in Australia who renovated their homes included the kitchen in their renovations. However, a kitchen renovation can take at least 2-3 weeks to complete, which leaves you without a place to cook. But what if I tell you that…

Simple hacks to give your kitchen a cheap renovation

Simple hacks to give your kitchen a cheap renovation

Kitchen renovations are incredibly common here in Perth, with plenty of homeowners undergoing a renovation every year. However, kitchen renovations do not come cheap. In fact, they are anything from it. According to Houzz’s 2017 Kitchen Trends Survey, 23% of homeowners spent more than $40K on their kitchen renovation, 38% spent between $20K-$40K and the remaining 39% spent up to $20K. While even $20K is a lot of money, you can successfully pull-off a cheap kitchen renovation that will save…

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…

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,…

Stone benchtops Vs laminate benchtops – which is the better option?

Stone benchtops Vs laminate benchtops – which is the better option?

Benchtops are one of the most functional areas of a kitchen. It may come as a surprise to you, but a benchtop is the most frequently updated feature of a kitchen as well. In fact, according to the latest Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, 94% of participants had or are planning to upgrade their benchtop as part of their kitchen upgrade. So, if you’re planning to upgrade your kitchen, you may want to consider updating your benchtop also. Now, you have…

6 design secrets to make a small kitchen look larger

6 design secrets to make a small kitchen look larger

Kitchen renovations are probably the most common of home renovations with us Aussies. While there may be several reasons to renovate, a large number of homeowners do so to make their small kitchen appear larger. In fact, according to Houzz’s 2017 Kitchen Trends Study, of those Australian homeowners that renovated their kitchen in the last 12 months or are looking to renovate in the next 3 months, 58% said that they renovated to increase the size of their kitchen. If…