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There’s nothing quite like the turn of Spring. Being able to open up your windows and doors for fresh warm air to enter your home after a cold winter is wonderful. Cleaning your home in preparation for the warmer weather and wiping away the winter damp can be equally as refreshing when you know where to start. Here’s Five hot tips for a sparkling home this Spring. Load up your Dishwasher – but not with dishes Don’t overlook the convenience of this hard-working appliance. It can tak ..

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A hidden cost many forget to consider until late in the window ordering process are things many consider to be ‘added extras’ namely the costs involved in glass that is specified for your home. There has been a recent change to BASIX legislation around improvements in energy efficiency and more specifically, controlling heat loss and gain through windows. This has meant that for many homes, double glazing or Low-E coated glass may be unavoidable in your new build. This can also impact on the ..

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This episode the house is now at locked up, and Kyal and Kara's attention is shifted inside. Firstly they share the importance in getting their electrical and lighting plan finalised. The lighting really does set the mood for the home, and a poor lighting plan can detract from the overall look you are aiming to achieve. They also install the insulation, gyprock, Wideline windows, wall panelling and carpet as well as paint throughout, revealing the first two bedrooms of the house - so be  ..

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With the wall and roof frames complete, episode three see's Kyal and Kara's focus turn to getting the renovation locked up! All of their gorgeous Wideline windows and doors are installed, including some of the biggest sliding doors you'll ever see! The day we've all been waiting for finally arrives and their roof goes on! With the roof installed, the boys press on with cladding the house and Kara locks in some paint colours. It's all happening and we want to see more! Check out the full  ..

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When it comes to choosing windows for your new build or renovation it can all seem a little overwhelming at first, sash this, awning that, transoms and mullions…..what does it all mean? Let’s go through some of the window lingo you need to know to help you with your window selection and you’ll be throwing around words like stile, jamb and reveals in next to no time. Let's start with the basics, the window frame; Now let's move on to the Sash, which is the moving fr ..

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Episode two of Kyal and Kara's Long Jetty Renovation is here and there is lots happening on site. Before construction can begin begin, demolition is completed, the piers are set and the pool, which takes a bit of inspiration from Palm Springs and a little from Morocco, is dug out. This little reno sure has turned in to a big one! Watch the full episode here.  ..

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We were all amazed and inspired by Kyal and Kara's Toowoon Bay Reno and the stunning results they achieved in turning a 1970's brick box in to an inviting Hamptons inspired beach home. After taking some time off in their newborn bubble, Kyal & Kara have found their next renovation project in the neighbouring suburb of Long Jetty. With an ever-growing cafe culture, boutique and antique shopping strip and the beach a short walk away; it's the place to be! They've taken inspiration from Pal ..

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Need help choosing the right door for your home? The purpose of the door will provide important clues to the door type that is ideal for your home. Each home is different, and so are the needs of those who reside in them. The following is a guide to help you choose which door is best for your situation. Remember that these are only suggestions to assist with your decision making process, there are no rules! Best doors for formal entry Hinged or French doors are best for more form ..

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Aluminium Entry doors are fast becoming the preferred choice of designers and Architects when it comes to making a stylish first impression. Robust, sophisticated, secure (/products/screens-secureline) and almost maintenance free, it is no wonder home owners, builders and Architects are turning their attention to this impressive wonder. Aluminium entry doors certainly achieve this. Single Entry doors, French entry doors, hinged doors, pivot doors, chair rails, colonial bars, translucen ..

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They may seem mundane to many and yet they can really set the tone for what to expect once you step through them. Whether bright and bold or subtle and subdued, your front door (/products/entry-door-frame) is a statement and an important one at that. After all, it’s the first thing guests see before you even open the door. Talk about your first impressions! There are various ways of making that first impression, particularly using colour. Colours are more than just visual elements, the ..

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