Monday, July 13, 2020
Home Building and Renovation

Building and Renovation

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

If you’re planning to renovate your bathroom next year, you will no doubt be researching bathroom trends for 2019 to help with your selections. Each year when I research and compile this post, I’m amazed at what trends have stuck...
Late last Friday afternoon, I received a call from a number I didn’t recognise. Usually I would have let the call go to message bank, but I decided to answer it. In case someone was calling to tell me I had...
A navy blue bathroom vanity is a sure way to add colour to the bathroom, without it being too bold on the eye. Its popularity in bathrooms has soared over the past year and it is a common search for...
The Block laundry reveals were quite interesting last night. A lot of things that I thought could have been done better, were glossed over by the judges. Whenever I write my posts about The Block, I generally share the rooms...

Bedroom Make Over

This post has been written in collaboration with Super Amart If you’ve read my blog for a while, you would know I’m a huge fan of The Block. My favourite part of the show is the reveals on a Sunday...
If you’re not sure whether to get Matte Black Tapware installed into your home, you need to consider these 10 reasons why you SHOULD include it into your renovation. This post has been written in collaboration with Meir Australia When the...
Working in the rain can be difficult for a plumber. Yeah, we should be used to working in the wet, but rain can put projects on hold and can cause damage to tools and other items that are exposed...

No Show Tradies

One thing I HATE is a tradesman that doesn’t call and arrives late to do a job at my house or worse doesn’t show up at ALL!   I know that I’m not the only one that has experienced this type...
Last night on the The Block were the guest bedroom reveals. I usually share the bathrooms and kitchens from The Block on the blog, but three of the teams last night added a guest bedroom ensuite as part of...
Eight years ago when I started my plumbing apprenticeship I went on the hunt for women's steel cap boots and lady tradie workwear. Unfortunately my search confirmed what I already knew that there was NOTHING for women. I used...
Research for renovation ideas are done mostly online these days. While magazines, brochures and books can be referred to from time to time, images shared online is where most renovation inspiration is derived from. Sometimes, online searches can bring...
The Block reveals were on last night and to be honest, the bathrooms that were presented were a little lackluster. You could feel the viewers weren’t feeling the love either as they voiced their opinions on Twitter. I love a...
Kids change you. They really do. You have no concept of how they change you until you have them. And the more kids you have, the more you change. It’s like with any life event, you don’t know how...
Some parts of Australia have experienced sweltering heat over the past few weeks. Brisbane has had a few sticky days and I haven’t hesitated putting on our air conditioner. We recently had to replace our ducted unit after our last...
When I went to get my hair done for Problogger Conference back in September, my hairdresser, Hayley told me she was having demolishers in that day to remove her old kitchen. It's always an exciting day when the demolishers rock up....
I love a good before and after reveal when it comes to home renovations. It’s why I enjoy watching the reveals on shows like House Rules, The Block and Fixer Upper. The end result is always my favourite part....
If you’re planning a bathroom renovation for the New Year, you’ll be interested to know these bathroom trends for 2016. The bathroom has evolved from a room for functional purposes to an oasis of relaxation. The key to a...
I always look forward to a bathroom week on The Block. It's always interesting to see how the couples design their space and keep it in line with their style aesthetic in their apartment. This week was The Block...
If you’re renovating or building a new bathroom this year, you’re going to be interested in reading what the bathroom trends for 2020 are. I wrote a presentation about this topic July last year to be presented to architects and...
When it comes to home renovating, the laundry isn’t the first room that comes to mind for a major overhaul. As the saying goes, bathrooms and kitchens sell houses, rarely laundries. However, the laundry is a space that has received...
I have a really awesome before and after renovation to share with you today. It’s what I call a successful cosmetic makeover and it’s amazing what a $1000 bathroom renovation can look like. No matter your budget, you can...
This is a Sponsored Post for Action Inspections I remember when Jacob and I were getting our first house ready to put on sale. I read up on what needed to be done to make sure our house was visually...