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Christmas is the perfect time of year to make use of your indoor-outdoor living spaces. In Australia, we are blessed to not have to worry about being snowed in during the festive season. Instead, our concerns centre around the scorching heat! That is why creating a seamless indoor-outdoor living environment is the perfect way to make full use of your home, not just at Christmastime, but all year round. Whether it’s a serving window () off the kitchen, traditional timber bi-folds  ..

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And that's a wrap! After nine months of long days (and nights), sweat, hard work and I'm sure a few tears, Long Jetty Reno is finally complete. Kyal and Kara have created the most beautiful family home, perfect for the relaxed coastal vibes that Long Jetty offers. With auction day right around the corner, who knows what new projects this family of three (soon to be four) will take on next.  ..

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Australian homes are looking for more ways to enjoy the outdoors - even while in the comfort of their own home. Last week Wideline was interviewed about using bi-fold doors to open up the indoor and outdoor areas. This informative article was published in the news.com.au network of local papers. If you are considering installing bi-fold doors, read on for a great overview on bi-fold doors.  ..

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While you’re still feeling revitalised and inspired by the prospect of a new year, this is the time to set resolutions that will make this year a success. So NOW is the time to create home renovation goals to tackle throughout the year. Entertaining season and the extra time spent around home over the holidays often highlights limitations in your home or house improvements you would like to make. Use this as inspiration to set home improvement goals for 2017, and motivation so that by ne ..

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What will the home of tomorrow look like? Ask the people building and renovating today. Wideline work closely with builders, architects and renovators and see the best ideas before they are even built! We’ve been keeping an eye on the direction home designs are heading, so here’s the forecast for what will be popular in 2017. Centre your home During 2016 we’ve seen indoor-outdoor living become the centre of the Australian household and this will continue into 2017. Homes are opening even ..

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Summer is coming and with it comes blissfully warm nights and party season. The longer evenings allow for more time to be spent outside with family and friends, so now is the time to make sure your outdoor areas are set up and ready for easy entertaining. Here are 16 ideas to inspire the perfect entertaining area for your home: 1. A servery window A kitchen bi-fold servery window (/products/bi-fold-windows) is a great way to easily open up the food preparation areas to the enterta ..

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Throughout the Toowoon Bay Reno series, Kyal and Kara have transformed 6 bedrooms, 4 living rooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 laundries and 2 entertaining decks – all while they have a baby on the way! If you haven’t seen the final reveal episode, watch it here (/a-wider-view/toowoon-bay-reno-final-reveal) and if you haven’t seen the Toowoon Bay Reno series, the beginning is a very good place to start (/a-wider-view/kyal-and-karas-toowoon-bay-renovation). While Kyal and Kara have taken on a very lar ..

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If you are just tuning into Kyal and Kara’s Toowoon Bay Reno, take a moment to see where they started. (/a-wider-view/kyal-and-karas-toowoon-bay-renovation) While most people would have knocked this old house down, Kyal and Kara saw the potential to turn it into a beautiful coastal home. Over the last 5 months we’ve had a peek into how expert renovators Kyal and Kara transform a house and now we get to see the results! Kyal and Kara have created a timeless, classic look for this be ..

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Choosing between a bi-fold door and a sliding door can seem a difficult decision. Both doors are visually appealing and offer benefits – but in different ways! Let’s compare the main differences between a sliding door and a bi-fold door: When opened: Bi-fold doors will protrude to the inner or outside space however they can open the entire area providing a seamless transition between the inside and outside of the house. Sliding doors have one fixed panel in place, so the space cann ..

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We’re almost at the end of Kyal and Kara’s Toowoon Bay Reno and while it’s sad to see this journey end, it’s also exciting as we soon get to see the finished product unveiled. Along the way we’ve seen Kyal and Kara’s beautiful upstairs deck revealed (/a-wider-view/kyal-and-kara-reveal-their-outdoor-entertaining-area), their stunning kitchen with butler’s pantry unveiled (/a-wider-view/kyal-and-kara-toowoon-bay-reno-episode-7), the transformation that new windows give to a home (/a-wider ..

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