Monday, June 21, 2021
Home Building and Renovation

Building and Renovation

if its about building and renovation you’ll find it here

A glass free shower or open shower is an ideal way to remove the need for glass in the bathroom. Here are some design ideas for inspiration. Wet room bathrooms are popular in design as they open the room making...
Are you tossing between a front loader or top loader washing machine? Here are 5 Front Loader Washing Machine Myths which may make your decision easier. Sponsored by The Good Guys The front loader washing machine has been thrown some shade...
These Rainbow Bathroom ideas from around the world show how colours can be embraced in the bathroom.  It’s a known fact if you want your bathroom to age well, it’s best to choose a neutral colour scheme. Some colours can...
The 2021 bathroom trends have evolved from a year of lockdown where experiencing new locations and visiting new cities was put on hold. As a result, the trends have shown a desire for hotel inspired bathroom spaces which can be...
Are you leaning towards gunmetal tapware in your new build or renovation? Check out the pros and cons of gunmetal tapware and why it's becoming a popular finish of choice. If you’re looking for a similar tone to chrome tapware,...
Standard design rules for bathrooms are all about ensuring a functional and visually pleasing space you will love to use every day.   Designing a bathroom is not as easy as it looks. There are three elements to manage: function, movability...
If you want to conceal a rainwater tank, check out these 6 clever installations. Rainwater tanks are a great way to save water but they can take up space and interfere with the outdoor aesthetic. The position of a rainwater tank...
Here are tips to prepare your home for storms now that summer is on our doorstep. Maintaining your home can help protect it when hazardous wet weather approaches. The Bureau of Meteorology has shared the climate outlook from November to...
There are so many ways to embrace colour in the bathroom. As we’ve seen on The Block last week, colour can be introduced by installing a coloured basin to painting the walls. Most people opt for a neutral colour scheme in...
Is there such a thing as the perfect ensuite bathroom? Most people don't think about it until they have to design one in a small space. Sometimes getting the layout right can be tricky. Let’s rethink the ensuite bathroom normality's Often the ensuite...
A portable fire pit is a practical choice for the backyard when you don’t want to have a designated fire pit area, all year round. In Brisbane, winter is quite mild and more people would opt for a pool than...
Towel hooks are popular solution for hanging towels when wall space is limited. They are known as robe hooks when searching online, but they are typically used for hanging towels.  The benefits of using robe hooks to hang towels are You...
Living in your home while renovating is best described as challenging but doable! If you're about to start a home renovation, you may have wondered whether to move out and rent a property or live in your home while renovating. Jen...
Should the laundry match the bathroom or kitchen? Or should all three spaces have their own independent look? The rules of design are often constructed to create cohesion in a property. But it can be confusing to know which materials should...
There are a lot of tasks you shouldn’t DIY in your bathroom renovation. I’m going to share the most common questions I’ve been asked and the correct action to take. Home improvement projects have been on the rise during isolation. It’s...
If you’re after top loader washing machine laundry ideas, this post is for you. Whenever I’ve come across a post sharing about laundries, they always have front loader washing machines. There seems to be little inspiration for design when including...
If you’re after some modern coastal bathroom ideas, this post has plenty of inspiration to help you. A coastal bathroom is a relaxed style of bathroom, using colours and textures inspired by the beach. To create a modern coastal bathroom, you...
Written in collaboration with Mr Wet Wall Grout free bathroom wall panels are a much sought after solution for wall and ceiling finishes in the bathroom. Less grout lines offer many benefits to home owners. If you’re considering this option...
When considering bathroom colour schemes, there is always an underlying concern on whether it will date quickly. You want to get it right the first time because 1. It’s usually a big outlay of time and cost for a bathroom reno 2....
I’ve been on holidays from my job for two weeks now. But I’ve been thinking about people affected this week by the horrifying bushfires. It hits home when you can see the dust in the air and smell the...
When Jacob and I bought our current home, we had intentions to increase curb appeal at the front door through the use of potted plants. But some projects never get started for years because of other financial commitments or you...
The main bathroom of a home is often the family bathroom. It’s the bathroom which gets the most traffic from most of the family members – generally the children. To keep a family bathroom functional, it needs to be a...