2020

The first house I bought had bare floors that had seen better days, so I started looking at flooring options with the view that one type of flooring would suit my whole home. I chose pine flooring for every room, and that was a costly mistake. Pine is a softwood, and it didn't hold up well in busy traffic areas. I decided to learn more about different types of flooring that are available before parting with more money, and I started this blog to share what I learned and provide new homeowners with some tips for choosing the right flooring for each room in their home. I hope you find my blog useful.

Why Fit Blinds In a Downstairs Bedroom?

28 August 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Although the design of a typical suburban Australian home will have the bedrooms on the upper storey, there are plenty of dwellings where you will find a ground-floor bedroom or two. It is not just bungalows that have downstairs bedrooms, either. There are numerous ground-floor apartments which have their bedrooms at street level, too, of course. Furthermore, you might have a reception room that has been converted to a bedroom to cope with an expanding family or to serve more than one purpose, such as a study as well as a guest room. Read More …

Which Kitchen Benchtops Should You Fit?

9 July 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you have decided to remodel your kitchen then you must think about what kitchen appliances you will need and where you will place them. You will also need to think about the number of kitchen cupboards and working space that you need and where that space should be. You might not realise it but one of the most significant decisions that you will make will be when you decide what material to use for your kitchen benchtops. Read More …

What To Consider Before Your Bathroom Renovation

14 May 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

You definitely want a bathroom that reflects your personal style and is comfortable to be in. Apart from that, it is every homeowner's desire to have a bathroom that has the right amenities and fixtures that provide function and value. Whether you are remodelling your bathroom to increase your home's resale value or to make it more appealing to your needs, there are certain tips that will come in handy. Read More …

Do You Need An Architect For An Extension?

10 March 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

All over Australia, people choose to extend their homes rather than move to a larger property. This is because most suburban back gardens in the country have enough room to accommodate additional living space. So, if you like where you live but want a bigger house, then adding an extension is likely to be a good option. Of course, you do not necessarily need an architecture firm to extend your home. Read More …

Sound Reasons to Have Awnings Fitted to Your Home

28 January 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Many people in Australia choose to have an awning fitted to their residence because they want to create some shade over their patio or an area of their garden. This is their primary purpose and, consequently, you may not want to have them installed for any other reason than to feel more comfortable when you are outside. However, awnings have several other advantages that you may not have considered before. What are some of the most important ones to know about? Read More …