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How to Choose the Right Details for Your Home's Custom Cabinets

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When working with a custom cabinetmaker, you have the freedom to choose all the details and features you want from those cabinets, so that they fit your home’s space and also coordinate with all the surfaces in the room where they’ll be installed. However, while having all those choices and options is good, this also means that it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the many details available to you! Note a few tips for choosing the right features for your home’s custom cabinets, to make the selection process easier on you and to ensure your new cabinets are exactly what you need in your home. Read More»

Two tips for keeping your home and garden in good condition when you have mobility problems

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When you suffer from a condition which limits your mobility, performing household chores can be painful and exhausting. If this is a problem you’re currently struggling with, here are two tips which should help you to keep your home and garden in excellent condition. Invest in a ride on mower A neatly-trimmed lawn can drastically improve the appearance of a garden. However, pushing a lawnmower around a large lawn can be tiring and strenuous, even for those who are strong and flexible. Read More»

Mistakes to Avoid When Designing Your New Kitchen

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When renovating your home’s kitchen, or when having a new home built, you want to ensure you don’t overlook any detail in this space, as a home’s kitchen needs to have enough space for comfortable food prep and storage, and it should be very attractive and welcoming as well. To ensure your new kitchen is one you’ll love using for many years to come, note a few mistakes you’ll want to avoid when designing this space, and remember that it might be good to actually work with a kitchen designer to ensure you don’t overlook any detail in this room. Read More»

4 Reasons Why Plantation Shutters Might Be The Ideal Window Dressing Choice For Your New Look Room

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When you’re redecorating a room in your home one of the features that have the most impact is your choice of window dressing. Window dressings can set the tone for a room and help to define the entire look you’re trying to achieve. An enduringly popular window dressing choice is plantation shutters. Here are four reasons why they might make the ideal choice for your new look room. 1. They suit any design style Read More»

Achieving a Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget: How to Get a Luxe Bathroom for Less

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Bathroom renovations are one of the most expensive home upgrades, second only to kitchen renovations. However, you don’t have to forfeit your life savings to achieve the look of the gorgeous designer bathroom images you have been drooling over. There are many ways to achieve a high-end feel after a bathroom renovation without costing you a fortune. Here are a few tricks to help you achieve that. Consider a marble wallpaper Read More»

Double Glazed Windows: Not Just For Keeping You Warm

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It’s widely known that double glazed windows provide extra insulation to your home, helping to keep you much warmer on chilly evenings. The two panes of glass are separated by a layer of inert gas and sealed together to create a reliable buffer between you and the outside world. This makes sure the heat stays in and the cold stays out, so you can cut down on the energy use it takes to maintain a comfortable temperature. Read More»

Cleaning Tips That Will Keep Your Acrylic Shower Screen in Mint Condition

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Shower screens come in different materials and styles, but they all perform the important job of keeping water away from the rest of the bathroom when someone is taking a shower. If you are considering installing an acrylic shower screen in your bathroom, you might have already heard that it is so easy to clean. However, many people still struggle to keep their acrylic shower screens clean because they overlook the fact that acrylic is only a low-maintenance product and not a completely maintenance-free one. Read More»

Two Maintenance Tips For Your New Exterior Motorised Awning

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As a first time homeowner, having motorised awnings installed on your home is a wonderful step towards cool summer living. Motorised awnings expand quickly and easily to provide your family with a tight canvas shade cover for lazy summer dining or casual catch ups. However, as with all motorised devices, it is important you know how to look after your new awning so that you get years of life out of them. Read More»

Avoid These Mistakes When Designing a Home Staircase

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When having a new home built, or if your current home has an old staircase that needs replacing, you can usually work with a contractor to design a staircase from scratch. This allows you to create a set of stairs made from a unique and original material, and which is very personalized so it’s a good fit for your home and its overall decor. However, note a few mistakes you want to avoid if you’re designing a staircase, or even choosing one from a catalogue for your home. Read More»

How to Design a Room With an Awkward Shape

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Most suburban Australian houses are fairly uniformly designed with many of the rooms being conventional rectangles. This regular floor plan means that interior decoration is relatively easy. After all, most furniture and wall hangings are designed for rectangular rooms and are, themselves, fashioned with plenty of ninety-degree angles. However, if you have a room with a nook that doesn’t quite fit in with the rest of your home’s d├ęcor, or you have a curved area, then it can become trickier. Read More»