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If you’re building a new home, you have a great opportunity to get creative and build something that is both enduring and aesthetically pleasing (https://www.kitome.com.au/designs/) – something that you (and your family) will be comfortable living in for many years to come. When building a new home, one of the things that you should pay close attention to is the windows. The days are long gone when there was anything resembling a ‘standard’ window. These days, people make use of a ..

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What trends will tickle your fancy in 2018? Gone is the pastel palette that dominated 2016 and into 2017. 2018 is set to be full of bright hues, metallic metals and earthy tones. Every year, Pantone () releases a list of colour trends set to become a feature of the following year and no doubt there will be plenty of homes taking inspiration from some of the themes below. Check them out.  ..

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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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It's the hub of the home on this episode of Kyal and Kara's Long Jetty Reno and it's all about natural lighting in the kitchen, dining and living area. Kyal and Kara sure know how to achieve the indoor/outdoor living feel and have done so with some amazing Paragon sliding doors () and highlight windows (). By incorporating these products into an open plan kitchen, living and dining area, the Long Jetty Reno project is set to impress any entertainer. Check out the full video bel ..

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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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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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Cool tips to warm your house this winter Not all of us are fortunate enough to have the warm welcoming hug of central heating or a fireplace to greet us as we come home on a cold winter day. Older homes especially suffer from inadequate insulation and poorly fitted windows and doors. Insufficient glazing, uncarpeted floors and open plan living spaces also contribute to your home feeling more like the inside of your freezer rather than the comfortable and cozy space you crave when re ..

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Customers often ask for a quick price over the phone for a new timber or aluminium windows or want to know the price difference between a few different window types. These seem like completely reasonable questions to ask however there are so many individual factors that determine the cost of a window or door that this often is a far more challenging task that would first appear. Wideline manufacture all windows and doors to order, which means that every window will vary as production process ..

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With property prices and the costs associated with selling increasing, there has never been a more appealing time to stay in your current home and tailor it to your specific needs, all while maximizing your long-term growth. Here are 5 good reasons why a renovation can be better than selling up and moving: Retain money in your asset Add up the costs of selling up and moving including stamp duty, removalist fees and agent commission, as well as the additional outlay needed to upsize ..

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When renovating it’s very easy to be tempted to cut costs, but keep in mind that features that increase comfort, reduce energy bills over time and improve resale value, can be worth paying a bit more for. When looking at the cost of a renovation, budget for the long term by factoring in long-term savings and improved resale value into your renovation decisions. A little for a lot more Much of the time the expense required for a long-term gain is only minimal on top of the base outl ..

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