Carpet & Timber Flooring Blog

You’ve picked up brand new, energy efficient, feature-filled home appliances, maybe from one of our kitchen auctions. Now, what will you do with the old stuff? The state of appliance recycling in Australia is pretty good, but far from the…

Carpet runners look great on stairs, and there are some practical reasons for having them. Carpets will reduce noise and will reduce wear to the stair itself. They can also make the stairs less slippery and easier on the feet….

An area rug can be beautiful, a good investment and a versatile design tool. Designers use area rugs to enhance the look of furniture, make rooms look smaller or larger and provide warmth and atmosphere to interior spaces. Rugs can…

You really have to visit one of our weekly auctions to see the diversity of innovative appliances, building materials and carpets on sale in Melbourne. Case in point is the remarkable range of specialty bath tubs. It used to be…

Large area rugs have remained popular since about the 1830s. To find the reason for that, we need to look at a bit of history. Rugs and carpets have been around for a very long time. There’s good reason to…

“Mind boggling,” is the only way to describe the huge variety of modern kitchen taps. Our weekly home renovation auctions display hundreds, if not thousands of different styles of faucets over the course of a typical year. You can change…

If you browse the showroom prior to one of our weekly Home Renovator Auctions, you’ll discover the many, many different materials that basins can be made of. Which material is best depends on how the basin will be used. Ceramic,…

‘It doesn’t keep things cold any more’ is not necessarily the right answer. From an energy consumption standpoint, the biggest sign you should replace your fridge is hanging on the wall: a calendar! Replace Your Bridge Improvements every year Energy…

Advances in technology mean you can lay carpet in places that were strictly off limits before, places like bathrooms and el fresco rooms. The secret is in the new materials that are available today. For example, carpet made of Olefin,…

Planning a make-over for your garden is one of the pleasures of home ownership. Need to be inspired? Here’s a thought: pop by one of our Wednesday Timber and Building Materials auctions. Better yet, go to our Melbourne showroom anytime…

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