Scyon™ wall panels offer an alternative to brick

There is a preference for building products that help create architectural design motifs: modern looks require more design variation using modern materials, such as James Hardie’s range of Premium Fibre Cement Cladding, including the large panel format of Matrix Cladding, or the vertical lines of Axon Cladding.

Extra bathrooms and toilets add value to Aussie homes

Deciding on extra features for your dream home new-build or home renovation can be overwhelming but when it comes to adding value, bathrooms are best. Industry experts agree that multiple bathrooms are important in Aussie homes, with an extra bathroom adding up to $50,000 in value.

Survey of home buyers reveals what features are important

A survey of 3000 people by homebuilder Henley Homes found 31% say a private place to paddle is among the most desirable outdoor features. An alfresco or outside barbecue area is also on the list, with 33% saying a house needs the increasingly popular “outdoors room” for them to consider purchasing.

Incineration toilet that does not require sewer-connection or water-use

Why choose an incineration toilet? Challenges regarding water supply, sewerage solutions and infrastructure for vacation homes and other segments are easily solved with the Cinderella. Situations include home renovation projects where a toilet is required in the basement; as part of a roof-space conversion; as part of a granny flat; or as part of a home-extension.

Home renovating ideas with brick and tile

The recent innovation of architects and designers in their creative use of brick and tile, submitted for the 2019 Think Brick Award, has seen a resurgence of materials that have been long overlooked in the creation of contemporary builds and home renovation

Renovating a coastal house with Scyon™ wall panels

This renovated coastal home captures the brightness of the location while creating interest with a slowly shifting play of light created by Linea Weatherboard which is used around the full façade of the home. One of the first big decisions was choosing Linea Weatherboard from James Hardie Scyon Walls and Floors.