Carpet & Timber Flooring Blog

Landlords love Fowles auctions. Kitting out a rental unit is a business expense for a landlord, and the huge savings at our auctions are a great way to cut down on overhead. Rental Property Auctions Floor covering is a huge…

Let’s face it, everybody likes to get great prices on products they need, and any of our auctions are an opportunity to pay rock-bottom prices for top quality products. The fact that professional builders and renovators are always present at…

Melbourne has a long history as a centre for textile manufacturing. In recent years, low Asian labour costs have cut sharply into this sector, traditionally focused around Dandenong, but, for the most part, the high-tech nature of carpet manufacturing has…

Home carpeting really began in Victorian Britain. A collision of economic and social factors made both clothing and home fashion in the period from around 1840 to 1900 very distinctive. If you have a Victorian or a Victoria-style home and…

First, ‘Home Renovators’ is a little misleading. Our weekly Home Renovators auctions have all kinds of things that even those allergic to do-it-yourself projects will find tempting. Last week, for example, we had a nice collection of bicycles – even…

Most people know Fowles as a fantastic place to buy discount carpet, and our carpet sales are legendary in Melbourne. However, if you look at the categories above, you’ll notice that we have a Home Renovators’ Auction and a Timber…

It’s the beginning of a new year, and Fowles has some unusually good carpet values at auction right now, with plenty of year-end closeouts from manufacturers. Every week, we have a different selection of discount carpet at the carpet auction,…

If you’re like many people, you have never made a purchase at an auction. In fact, when you think of an auction, you might picture a high-class art auction full of society’s elite or a farm auction with a fast…

Here we are at the start of 2015, and Fowles’ weekly Carpet Auction is ready for the new year. In fact, our carpet sales in Melbourne are stronger than ever. In the recent past, we’ve done blog posts about installing…

Ceramic tiles have been around since the dawn of civilisation, but it wasn’t until around 2,500 BC that the Egyptians started using glass in mosaics. The Romans picked up the practice and, of course, improved it. The issue was obtaining…

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