What makes the ultimate master ensuite in a home?

Perfecting your ensuite’s design and functionality, as well as adding sophistication is a goal for many home renovators, who desire their master ensuite to be an idyllic getaway after a hectic day, a sanctuary to unwind in and to be pampered in.

Renovating a semi-detached cottage with PGH bricks

This Federation-era house is located in a heritage conservation area where building-rules apply not only to the main streetscape presentation of the dwellings, but also to the rear resulting in many bland additions over the years.

Five essential features for the Australian dream home

A survey of 3000 Australians, by homebuilder Henley Homes, uncovered people’s “must haves”, as well as their favourite indoors and outdoors add-ons. Topping the wish list for Australian homebuyers is a property with three or more bedrooms.

Lightweight flooring and walling materials

MaxiFloor and TecBeam can provide an affordable alternative to traditional concrete and steel buildings and offers builders and home renovators the option and flexibility to explore lightweight construction as a real alternative to concrete slab floors without compromising any performance criteria.

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.