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Rangehoods: What You Need To Know

What is the purpose of a rangehood? Rangehoods extract and filter cooking by-products from the kitchen environment. Cooking by-products can be heat, steam, grease and odour. Why do rangehoods have filters? Some cooking by-products such as heat and odour need to be extracted from the kitchen and expelled into the...

A Kitchen Designer’s Checklist

About to embark on a new kitchen? Follow a kitchen designer’s checklist and simplify the process. ࡫ The space: is your kitchen where you want it to be? Can it be relocated if it isn't? ࡫ The footprint: is the layout right? ࡫ Regulations: plumbing/electrical constraints? Australian Standards? ࡫ The budget:...

11 Hot Tips From House Rulers Pete & Courtney

Professional dancers Pete & Courtney just walked away with $250,000 after a nearly perfect score on House Rules. “We started off as just two people from Melbourne who applied for a TV show. One sitting on their couch doing the application and the other saying ‘let’s do it tomorrow because...

House Rules Katie & Alex: Renovating on a Budget

House Rule's favourites Katie and Alex shared down-to-earth advice for improving your home on a budget. When asked about their unexpected loss on series six of the show, Alex replied, "It's all subjective; maybe the pressure got to us! Maybe it was too much for us and the limelight got...

Getting Steamy with MasterChef’s Josh Catalano

MasterChef’s fishmonger, Josh Catalano, served up two flavoursome dishes at the Home Show using a steam oven. Josh was born into a third-generation fishmonger family. The family business, Catalano Seafood, has served the Perth population fresh fish for almost 50 years. Started in 1969 by his grandfather, Francesco Catalano, who...

6 Storage Solutions to Organise Your Home [VIDEO]

'Cleanfluencers', #cleanstagram and life hackers; a sweeping trend has brushed its way to the Home Show floor. In less than two years, UK Instagram celebrity Mrs Hinch found stardom to the tune of 2.8 million followers through everyday organisational hacks. Her humble posts illustrate the joy of marriage, raising a baby...

5 Cutting-Edge Kitchen Products of 2019

We run through five of the freshest kitchen innovations to grace the Home Show in 2019. Axitech Bench Clover Kitchens Launching exclusively at the Home Show is the Axitech Bench, a breakfast bar that transforms into a dining table. Dining tables are typically reserved for larger homes. However, this clever...

Glenda Roff’s Kitchen Dos and Don’ts

Glenda Roff, from Perth based Character Cabinets and winner of 2017 Best of Houzz Award in Design, filled up seats at The Home Show with her talk on the 'yays' and 'nays' of kitchen design. ❌ Don’t ❌ Rush design 🎨 Even if you are nine months away from renovating, get...

Darren Palmer’s Kitchen Design Fundamentals

We dissect the wisdom of Darren Palmer, star of Channel 9 series The Block, from his design talks at the Home Show. Not many people know that Darren, before the glitz and the glamour, used to be a graphic designer, in spite of his love for home interiors. He believed...

These Power Points Will Shock You!

While the appliances we plug into the wall have changed drastically, the power point itself has always remained functional and forgotten, until now. The Home Show has seen sockets levitate out of work surfaces, include multitudes of USB ports and become an integral part of smart home integration. Let’s highlight...

5 Kitchen Design Trends to Consider in 2017!

From classic colour palettes to innovations that will maximise your budget, we share the top five kitchen design trends that renovators should consider. Classic Colour Palettes Colour palettes revolving around white and neutral shades will continue to be popular. Features such as timber and black or copper accents add interest. Focusing on...

5 Must Have Accessories and Appliances For Your Kitchen

By incorporating some extra accessories and appliances into your kitchen, you can really transform the space into a functional paradise. Below are our top five must haves that can truly make your designer kitchen special. Drawers Drawers don’t have to be boring and you can get creative with them to...