Carpet stains: they’re unsightly, hard to remove, and very easy to create. If you’ve got carpet in your home, chances are you’ve got carpet stains too. They’re pretty much impossible to avoid as it is. And if you throw pets and small children into the mix, chances are there’s a carpet stain coming for you as we speak! Continue reading
Every year, we love looking at the latest flooring trends as they emerge. They’re bold, exciting, different, and enticing. But why do living room flooring trends always differ a bit from other parts of the house? The answer is simpler than you might think. Living rooms bear the brunt of domestic foot traffic. That means living room flooring has to be tough. In addition, it also has to be good looking. Continue reading
Timber floors accompany just about any home with flawless grace. Timber is one of Queensland’s most loved flooring materials. And when you see a perfect timber floor, it’s easy to see why. But timber is a unique material. It requires a little bit of extra care, compared to materials such as tiling. Continue reading
Vinyl flooring is fast emerging as a family favourite. We’re seeing it popping up everywhere from freshly renovated urban units, to brand new family homes in the suburbs. So what is it about vinyl flooring that is so popular? Well, where do you even start? First, there’s its durability. Continue reading
As one of the most popular flooring products, carpet is often at the front and centre of home renovation decisions. And usually, people focus their decisions on the regular varieties: wool, nylon, long pile, and short pile. But, increasingly, there’s another contender entering the ring: interlocking carpet tiles. They’re a quick and cheap fix, with quality to rival any alternative. Here are the six top benefits of interlocking carpet tiles. Continue reading
Carpet is an investment. You want your carpet to stick around well into the future. But it can seem like nothing more than a pipe dream when you throw in a few curve balls. Things like stains, wear, and fading can all make your carpet seem like no more than a short term solution. Luckily, that doesn’t have to be the case! With these five simply carpet maintenance tips, you can keep your carpet health well into the future. Continue reading
As we march headlong into another year, many homeowners will be focused on finishing off those leftover projects. Among them, the revered kitchen renovation. Most homeowners will look to renovate the kitchen at least once. After all, most appliances date quite quickly. But if there’s one thing we don’t want dating, it’s our kitchen floors. Flooring should be in it for the long run, so choosing well is vital. However, when it comes to kitchen flooring, there are more trends than stalwarts. How can you tell if a kitchen flooring material is hype or here to stay? To help answer that question, we’ve collected a few of 2019’s kitchen flooring trends, and added our two cents.
Bamboo floors are tough, good-looking, affordable, and sustainable. It’s pretty hard to fault them. But that doesn’t mean they’re invincible! Bamboo floors still need regular cleaning, using suitable techniques. However, cleaning is one thing – working out how to clean is another entirely.
It’s the age old question of carpet: which is better – wool or nylon? Homeowners inevitably grapple with that question when the time comes to recarpet their homes. And the truth is, both varieties of carpet have a lot going for them. So we thought we would put together a quick guide to choosing between wool and nylon carpet. As you’re reading it, there’s one thing you need to consider: what’s your priority? When you know your own priorities, the choice between two great products will be much easier! Continue reading
Vinyl floors are pretty hard to beat. They’re durable, good-looking, affordable, and easy to install. As far as flooring goes, that’s about as good as it gets. But, as with all flooring materials, maintenance is key to make it go the distance. After a while, no doubt, you’ll notice your vinyl floor lose some of that shine it had in the beginning. So how can you make vinyl floors shine again? There are plenty of different approaches, but here’s our advice. Continue reading