Deliberating On New Floors? Enjoy the Benefits of Laminate


Re-flooring your home can be a tedious process. But if your current floor is looking worse for wear, it is mandatory to have them replaced, or they will detract significantly from your interior d├ęcor's appearance. Take note, however, that re-flooring your home does not have to be incredibly costly. Furthermore, by choosing the right supplies, you can have new floors in your home at the shortest time possible. So if you have been discounting laminate as a top flooring option, it may be time to start rethinking this point of view.

9 December 2018

Revamping your old timber decking in 4 easy steps


Whether you've just bought a new house or you want to invest a bit of love in your existing home, revamping your timber decking will significantly improve the look of your property, and add real value to your investment. Timber is universally adored for its inherent, natural beauty and the rich diversity of wood species. Outdoor entertaining and relaxing are two of the best parts of life in the Australian climate, and a timber deck provides the perfect space to kick up those heels or kick back and relax.

27 July 2018

Clearing Up Common Misconceptions About Timber Flooring


Timber flooring is a very good choice for just about any home, as timber is very durable and strong and won't hold as much dirt and other debris as carpeting. Timber flooring is also easy to clean when it does get dusty or dirty, as you only need to quickly dust mop the surface. If you're thinking of having timber floors installed in your home, note a few common misconceptions you want to ignore so you know you make the right decision about your home's flooring materials.

27 June 2017

How to Decorate a Corridor


Corridors and hallways are frequently overlooked when it comes to good interior design aesthetics. If you only concentrate on the reception rooms, bedrooms, bathroom and kitchen, then you will find that the linking spaces between them look drab by comparison. Therefore, it is always good to look at the overall style of your corridor, which will include the flooring, the wall treatments and the furnishings. Read on to take a look at some contemporary corridor decoration ideas.

21 March 2017

How to Get Red Wine Stains Out of Carpet in 4 Simple Steps


If you've ever knocked over a glass of red wine, you know the feeling of horror as you watch it soak into the carpet. If you have carpet tiles, you can simply replace the part that is stained, but the cost of replacing a full fitted carpet can be huge. Save yourself from this cost by taking action quickly to prevent the stain from setting in. These four steps use basic household supplies to save your carpet from red wine stains.

20 January 2017

Residential Flooring: Understanding Flexible Timber Surface Finishes


If you are planning on installing a timber floor in your home, it is important for you to select the right finishing. This external layer is critical in protecting the aesthetic appeal and the general structure of the wood from moisture, dust, and even aggressive foot traffic. In general, there are two major categories of finishes: flexible finishes and less flexible solvent-based finishes. The flexible option consists of penetrating products which allow the timber to move, limiting the occurrence of split boards.

19 January 2017

4 Reasons to Choose Vinyl Flooring


Choosing the best flooring for your home renovations can be a daunting task as every material has its advantages and downsides. However, vinyl flooring has been gaining popularity in the recent years thanks to its durability and being scratch- and water-resistant. In fact, it is the most preferred flooring option thanks to its ease of cleaning, cost-effectiveness and simplicity of installation, among other benefits. If you are considering installing vinyl floor but aren't really convinced enough, consider the following benefits:

19 December 2016

3 Reasons to Refresh Your Carpets


When redecorating we often default to repainting walls and replacing furniture to refresh the look of our rooms.  It feels like an easier solution than removing everything from the space and replacing the flooring.  However, if you can bring yourself to put in that extra effort, there are a lot of benefits to replacing the carpet.  Here are just a few of them. New Look You definitely shouldn't underestimate how much a new carpet can change the look of your room.

14 December 2016

Important Reminders When Shopping for Timber Flooring


Timber flooring is always a great choice as it has a natural look that works well with traditional homes but coordinates with a modern style as well. It's also very durable and doesn't hold dust and allergens like carpeting so it may even be a healthier choice for your family. When you are ready to shop for timber flooring, note a few important reminders to keep in mind and discuss with your installer.

14 December 2016

Reasons to Choose Hardwood Flooring for Your Home


If you are constructing a new residence, you'll need to decide what material to use for your flooring. Some homeowners may opt to base this decision on economics and end up selecting a cheap flooring material. However, cheap tends to be expensive in the long run because you will become dogged with repairs and even replacement of the flooring. Instead, you should consider making an investment in something that is both attractive and  durable.

12 December 2016