Monday, June 21, 2021

Building and Renovation

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

These high maintenance bathroom trends can look instagram worthy, but when it's time for use in the real world, they can lose their appeal. Inspiration for bathroom design is often sought from online – whether from Pinterest, Houzz, Instagram or...
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...
A coloured basin certainly makes a statement in the bathroom. It’s a trend we will see more of as bathrooms evolve to include more colour. White basins are a safe choice and they come in a range of shapes, sizes and...
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...
Bathrooms with a timber vanity unit evoke a warm atmosphere and are a great way to introduce a natural element to the space. While I love the look of timber in the bathroom, I'm also cautious of using this material...
Living wall vertical gardens in bathrooms deliver a stunning focal point. With the increase of biophilic design in architecture, it’s only a natural progression for it to be incorporated in our residential living spaces. We’ve seen the increase of plants...
If you’re looking for ways to update a rental bathroom for little cost, these tips will come in handy. Rental bathrooms aren’t always the renovated retreat you’d love to immerse in. And if you’re spending more time at home, it’s...
Over the years I’ve had some interesting conversations about plumbing in the home. One conversation has been on what to consider if you put a urinal in your home bathroom. Can it be done? Should it be done? And...
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...
Shower diverters are a must have when combining your bath and shower together. There are 3 types of diverters available and it is often an oversight for many new-to-the-scene renovators as they don't purchase this valve for rough in....
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...
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...
Does your Aurora Inverter have an INT. Error E031 Message? You will need a new inverter as this fault can not be fixed. Each quarter when we receive our electricity bill, we are in credit. This has been the benefit of...
Bathrooms can be cold, damp spaces during winter. While the room can get steamy during a hot shower, it's quite another experience to be enveloped in coolness the moment you step out. Here are some tips to keep your...
Small laundry design ideas have been on my radar, to make my laundry more functional than it currently is. I have no bench space, no dryer and I’d love some shelving to store the baskets off the floor. I am thankful...
Not sure how to choose the right bath for your bathroom? This comprehensive guide will assist you with your decision.  This post has been written in collaboration with Decina Choosing whether to include a bath in a bathroom can stir up...