Tips to keep a carpet as good as new

Our carpets suffer a lot. They are constantly scuffed by our feet and our furniture, fade in sunlight, and sometimes suffer from spills and burns. Everyone knows how a new carpet can transform a home, but how can you protect it once it is installed? Here are some of the easiest—and cheapest—ways of keeping your carpet as good as new. Doormats Make sure every entrance to your home has a doormat.   Read More...

4 Reasons to Choose Hardwood Flooring Over Softwood Flooring

There are plenty of things to consider when you're choosing timber floors for your home, but one of the most fundamental decisions you'll need to make is whether to choose a hardwood species or a softwood species. You'll have heard people talk about hardwoods and softwoods, but you might not quite understand what those terms mean. It all comes down to the type of tree that produced the wood and the structure of its seeds, but it's the characteristics of hardwoods and softwoods that really matters.   Read More...

How Mosaic Tiles Add a Touch of Class and Comfort to the Home

Most people think that mosaic tiles are only suitable for countertops, walls or spas. However, mosaic tiles can also add a touch of class and elegance to your floors. Bathroom floors can be turned into unique spaces, while corridors, living rooms and kitchens can also be completely transformed by a mosaic feel. Mosaic tiles are unique due to the multiple elements that are infused into their design. For example, earth tones of grey and brown can be contrasted against solid colours such as white, black, yellow and red.   Read More...

Answering Your Questions About Polishing Concrete Floors

Concrete floors are commonly used in stores and warehouse areas, as they're very durable and strong and last for years before they need repairs or replacement. These floors are also becoming a popular choice for residential homes for the same reasons and because polished concrete offers an attractive, unique finish that is hygienic and easy to clean. If you're thinking of having concrete floors installed in your home, or you already have concrete floors and know that they need some updating, note a few questions you might have about polishing their surface so your floors are attractive and durable.   Read More...

3 Reasons To Choose Blackbutt For Your Hardwood Timber Flooring

Timber flooring is a timeless and stunning addition that appeals to many Australian homeowners. It's versatile and works with any style of decor, from traditional through to contemporary. Timber floors add a natural beauty and warmth to a home that simply can't be recreated with other flooring types. For the best quality and a highly durable and attractive finish, it's best to opt for a hardwood floor over softwood varieties. Although hardwood may cost you a little more, it's worth the added expense to take your timber floor from average to amazing.   Read More...