Monday, May 09, 2016
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The scaffolding is up, so work on the exterior of the house is under way! All the windows will be replaced while it's up. Kyal and Kara previously visited us in the Wideline showroom and had fun choosing their windows and doors. As the Toowoon Bay Reno is to have a classic beach house look, they chose our Paragon casement windows (/products-aluminum/paragon-casement) for the front facade of their home. Casement windows are hinged at the side, and swing outward. They give a fixed pane loo ..

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Monday, May 02, 2016
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Does your home make a good first impression? "A great entrance can tell the story of your home beautifully” says Sydney designer Meryl Hare. As the saying goes, first impressions count, and this is just as true for the entrance to your home! Your entryway is where you welcome guests, so it gives a glimpse into your personality and style for those arriving. A great entryway is a selling point of a home and should create a welcoming feel. Your entrance sets the scene for what’s inside!  ..

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Friday, April 22, 2016
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Australian’s love to be outdoors, and with more of us creating outdoor rooms that function as the best entertaining areas in our homes, it would be sad to not make use of them just because summer has ended. If your outdoor space is your favourite entertaining area, you’ll want to make sure that you've implemented ways to keep it useable over winter. Let’s look at some ways to keep your outdoor entertaining areas cosy over the cooler months: Warm up with an outdoor fireplace. An outd ..

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016
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Episode 2 - It’s go time! Kyal and Kara now have council approval for their Toowoon Bay Reno and are set to go! While the weather is still good, they want to get as much progress on the exterior of the renovation as they can – including the garage and studio. Kara shows us how digging is done with all the holes for the studio’s pad footing, as well as all the trenches for services, done by hand. The concrete pad footings for the studio are poured and the old driveway is cut out, wit ..

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Monday, April 04, 2016
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Former stars of The Block, Kyal and Kara, have just launched their latest project. It’s their very own online renovation series called ‘Toowoon Bay Reno’ and Wideline is proud to say we are supplying the windows and doors for the renovation! The Toowoon Bay renovation gives the couple the challenge of taking on a 1970’s brick home with the goal to transform it into a beautiful 6-bedroom beach house. Kyal and Kara had been looking for their next property to renovate for a while. When they ..

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Monday, April 04, 2016
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It’s often said that Australians live in the outdoors, but for many of us, outdoor entertaining is only possible if we skip down to the local park or head off to the beach. Thankfully, with modern resources making renovating more affordable, there are more ways than ever to create your very own dream home entertaining space. Transform the Way You Live Improving your indoor-outdoor flow at home will transform the way you live. The most stylish, economical and easy way to create an indoor- ..

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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Now that Autumn is here, it’s time to prepare your home for the cooler months. Here’s 15 useful tips to prepare your home for winter time. 1. Bring your winter clothes and bedding out of storage. Give them time to air out and wash them to freshen up if necessary. 2. Dust windowsills and skirting boards. It’s been a while since that spring clean, so give your home some attention to these smaller details. With the cooler weather, we are less inclined to open windows for fresh air, so  ..

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Monday, March 21, 2016
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Blending indoor and outdoor living is one of the biggest home trends for 2016. Home owners are investing in their backyards to create comfortable, entertaining outdoor rooms as extensions of their homes. We are wanting our backyards to be friendlier for entertaining and just as functional as our indoor areas. There are other benefits to this home trend – it can also add to the value of your home, it creates more living space and can reduce the amount of water needed to maintain the garde ..

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Friday, March 04, 2016
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Wideline Windows and Doors in Sydney have developed a major innovation for the window industry. One that would transform the way windows and doors are installed for the future. The new window and door innovation for lightweight construction has arrived and is ready to take over. Halo Aquashield™ is the award winning product range designed specifically for houses constructed in light weight cladding. If you’re building or renovating in lightweight construction Halo is the perfect soluti ..

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