Design and decoration

Flooring options for a new home build or knockdown rebuild in Melbourne

Monday, March 06, 2017
Deciding on what type of flooring to have in your house depends greatly on your lifestyle. Do you have children or pets? Do you love entertaining? Carpet is usually more comfortable for small children, especially if they are babies or toddlers. Claws and paws can catch on loop pile carpet – cut pile is a better choice. But toilet training for both children and pets are easier to mop up on hard flooring than carpet. If you host plenty of
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Latest kitchens in new home builds Epping

Sunday, March 05, 2017
New kitchen styles are embracing sleek, neutral designs with clean lines. The colour palette is mostly soft greys and whites for cabinetry and contrasting dark benches. Granite and marble replica surfaces are now available in thin benchtops with sharp edges. Scandinavian minimalisms give an understated elegance to a kitchen and can be combined with Japanese elements such as timber contrasts. This creates texture and an earthly peacefulness to one of the busiest rooms in the home. Appliances are mirroring the
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Austral Bricks new trends for 2017

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
New home exteriors in Melbourne this year are trending towards subtle colours with texture from raw and natural materials. Austral Bricks is one of Berstan Homes’ preferred suppliers for exterior brickwork. The company has been around for more than 100 years, and is now in all six Australian states. A new Melbourne range offers traditional character restyled for today’s modern homes. The range reflects established Melbourne suburbs, such as Brighton, Canterbury, Hawthorn, Newport and Windsor. Current on-trend colours are sunrise
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