How To Choose A New Kitchen Benchtop

When you’re planning a new kitchen, you face many different choices and one of the biggest is the benchtop. In some countries kitchen benchtops are known as worktops for a good reason – they’re probably the hardest working surface in the kitchen, so choose carefully!

5 Apartment Trends To Dominate 2020

With Millennials entering the property market, as well as an increasing and ageing population, the apartment sector will see certain trends dominate in 2020. In turn, these trends will have a significant impact on both investors and people looking to buy an apartment. If you fall into one of these categories, here are the five apartment trends you should keep an eye on this year.

Hardscaping 101: Design Guide for Patio Pavers

When designing their houses, a lot of people tend to neglect the exterior in favour of the interior. This is a common mistake and it makes the house look rather poor and unfinished from the outside.

5 Smart Home Trends That Will Inspire You

Smart homes have multiple connected devices you control from a central hub or smartphone. You choose the devices you want to automate and personalise the features as you like – from a coffee machine programmed to have your morning cup ready as soon as you get out of bed to a heater that warms up your interiors before you get home. 

The Ultimate 2020 Bathroom Renovation Cost Guide

Bathroom renovations are one of the most common types of home renovations out there. But how much do they actually cost? The cost for a bathroom renovation can vary greatly depending on the size of the room as well as the costs for materials, labour, fittings and other expenses.

The Need-To-Know Australian Kitchen Trends for 2020

When it’s time to update your kitchen, you may want to look at some of the current trends from Australia’s top interior designers. Whether you are trying to make your kitchen more stylish or replace something that is old or damaged, going with on-trend designs can really maximise your kitchen’s potential.

Cost To Paint A House Guide 2020

House painting is something that should be done by professionals due to the many factors that go into having your home painted. Professional house painters in Sydney will be able to get the job done efficiently and, most importantly, professionally.

Bedroom Flooring Trends for 2020

Each year, a new flooring trend is introduced, and it becomes something that people become more inclined towards. Because of its newness, it becomes extremely popular. Flooring trends are actually considered to be one of the essential parts of house décor.

Water Damage Restoration Steps and Renovation

Water restoration is defined as the process of vacuuming up the water and later drying out the room with waterproof flooring. It may involve rebuilding overall sections of the home.

How The Heat Impacts You And Your Home

Feeling the heat? You’re not alone! As the silly season rolls in, so too does the hotter weather in Australia. While the summer can be a joyous time of social events and outdoor activities, the last place you want to feel hot is inside your home.

Post Renovation Cleaning Checklist

Once renovations are over, the work isn’t done. Of course if you’re renovating with Houseace our team make sure everything is spic and span. But if you’re DIY there is a lot of cleaning up to do, and it can seem overwhelming if you don’t have a plan in mind. Here is a handy post renovation cleaning checklist to help you sort through the mess and get your house looking great again. 

Home Renovation Financing: 5 Ways To Fund a Renovation

Thinking about updating your home but worrying about the costs? Luckily, you have a number of options when it comes to home renovation financing. Here Lendi explains how to fund a home renovation, from renovation loans to construction loans and everything in between.

Renovations And Estate Planning: Should You Consider A Will Before You Renovate

Whether you’re living in your first one-bedroom apartment or if you’re in the retirement phase of your life, you may think that a will is just a document stating who will receive your assets after you pass away, but the process involves much more than that. And, if you do own a home, or plan to renovate your house, then it is vital to be organised. 

How to Renovate Your Bathroom in 10 Steps

If you want to do your own bathroom renovation, you will need to set aside plenty of hard work, patience, as well as money for tools and supplies that will help you achieve the perfect DIY bathroom renovation of your dreams. The following guide will help you figure out how to renovate your bathroom, step-by-step. 

The Top 11 Interior Designers in Sydney

If you’re based in Sydney and are in need of an interior designer, you’re in the right place. If you haven’t worked with a professional like this before, it’s an important decision. With the right interior designer, they will carry your vision, work with you, and bring ideas for your new home or renovation.

8 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Look Larger

If you have a small bathroom, you’ll know the frustrations that can arise. Not only do you feel cramped, it isn’t functional, and you can never relax while taking a bath (even the smelliest candles don’t help!).

Hidden Costs to Look Out for When Renovating a Kitchen

The average cost of a kitchen renovation ranges from around $17,000 to $23,000 (in expensive cities like Sydney). If you are planning your own kitchen renovation, and the price that you come up with is less than that, then there’s every chance that there are some hidden costs to check for.

The Property Upgrades That Actually Add Value To Your Home

When looking to make improvements to your home, there are some important considerations to keep in mind. As well as the layout of the property and your budget, you also need to think about how long you plan to stay. If you plan on moving within a certain period, you don’t want to be wasting money on improvements that won’t yield a return…and this is very much the topic for today.

Most common kitchen renovation mistakes and how to rectify them

As probably the most hardworking area of your house, your kitchen’s layout and storage features require careful planning. Most of the problems that homeowners face with their cookspace stem from the lack of designing with their needs in mind. If you’re not sure how to nail your kitchen renovation, we’ve compiled a guide on how to steer clear or combat these common kitchen errors outlined below.