Carpet Types for Your Home

A couple of years ago, we had put together an introduction to carpet types and choosing the right style for your home: click here to have a read. As mentioned in this revious post, there are several name variations and sub-categories of carpets, all with very different textures and properties, making it difficult to choose. We…

Materials & Finishes: Laminex Impressions Range

  Among Laminex’s varied product offerings is the Impressions range of textured laminate surfaces which can be used almost anywhere around your home, from benchtops to doors and wall panels. Read on to discover more about this exciting and versatile product: First of all, what is laminate? A laminate is a decorative surface, most commonly used…

Kitchen Flooring: Timber or Tiles?

Timber or tiles? The two most popular flooring choices for the kitchen, each present their own pros and cons. Here to make your decision making process simpler, we've put together a quick guide to help out! Timber Flooring Good points: Timber flooring allows you to continue a seamless look through most of your home with…

Materials & Finishes: Caesarstone Calacatta Nuvo™ 5131

We recently discussed the pros and cons of composite stone benchtops in the home; If you haven't already, click here to have a read!  In response to the popularity of Caesarstone's latest colour, Calacatta Nuvo, we've put together a quick guide to this exciting new addition in Caesarstone's catalogue to help you with your selection process! After…

Materials & Finishes: Synthetic Solid Surfaces

What is a Synthetic Solid Surface? Synthetic solid surfaces consist of a blend of natural materials and pure acrylic polymer, which creates a smooth and seamless surface. Solid surfaces can be used in an incredible variety of different ways such as: kitchen benchtops, vanity tops, custom built furniture, wall claddings (both internal and external), and…

Materials & Finishes: Composite Stone

What is Composite Stone? The term composite stone, or engineered stone refers to a stone surface commonly used throughout the home (most commonly as a kitchen benchtop). This type of stone has been manufactured by man as a more durable substitute to natural stone. Composite stones are commonly manufactured using a ratio of up to 93%…