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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 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 Best Subway Tile Patterns for a Kitchen

The Best Subway Tile Patterns for a Kitchen

Most kitchens are designed with a particular look and style, whether it is traditional or modern. However, most kitchens tend to look out-dated in a few years no matter how well they’ve been designed. Thankfully, you can give your kitchen a fresh and trendy look simply by replacing your tiles. While there are several tiles which are suitable for use in kitchens, subway tiles are one type of tile that never goes out of trend. Subway tiles are cost-effective, incredibly…

Price comparison: Timber Look Tiles Vs. the Alternatives

Price comparison: Timber Look Tiles Vs. the Alternatives

 Are you considering flooring options for your home? If you are, then you’ve probably taken a look at some of the luxurious flooring options available, such as wood. There’s certainly no denying that natural wooden flooring presents a unique charm that is often unmatched by other materials. Moreover, wooden flooring oozes luxury and allows you to create the space of your dreams. The only problem with natural wooden flooring is its cost. It is expensive. And if you’re working…

5 In-Your-Face Feature Tiles

5 In-Your-Face Feature Tiles

Feature tiles make for a wonderful addition to any bathroom or kitchen. They’re available in a variety of colours and designs and they allow you to make a bold style statement. If you’re looking to add character or vivacity to your home, then feature tiles are a great option for you. But which feature tiles should you choose for your space? As Ross’s Discount Home Centre’s head of purchasing, this is one of the most asked questions by customers. As…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

Trend alert: Patterned tiles are definitely IN

Trend alert: Patterned tiles are definitely IN

One of the latest trends to hit bathrooms and kitchens in Perth and Australia is the use of patterned tiles. Indeed, if you’re looking to make a bold statement in your kitchen or bathroom, there’s no better way of doing so than by using patterned tiles as the feature. While I’ve already touched on this trend in an earlier blog post entitled “5 Tile Trends you’ll Love in 2017 today, we’ll take a look at this trend in more detail….

5 tile trends you’ll love in 2017

5 tile trends you’ll love in 2017

If you’re looking to renovate your bathroom, kitchen or laundry this year then no doubt you’ll be looking to retile these areas as part of your renovation. Tiles are undergoing many new trends in 2017, which makes right now the perfect time to transform your home into a modern and stylish space. To help you achieve a modern renovation that boasts that latest tile trends I’m here to help you out. Today, I’ll list 5 tile trends that you’ll love…