Using Timber in your Kitchen or Bathroom

  Solid timber flooring looking stunning against the otherwise largely white palette in this kitchen makeover by Ultimate Kitchens & Bathrooms   It seems that, for good reason, the incorporation of timber in our homes never goes out of style. Wood is naturally beautiful and its warm tones provide a lovely, soft balance to the more sleek lines of stone, polyurethane and laminate

Featured Kitchen

Hamptons-Style Perfection In this lovely Glen Iris family home the main living area was cleverly re-designed to move the kitchen, taking advantage of the windows overlooking the rear garden and pool. An old laundry and unused bedroom were also re-configured to create an enormous butler’s pantry and stunning laundry. The result is a gorgeous Hamptons-inspired space featuring white and timber and

Featured Bathroom

Bathroom Bliss The owners of this Merricks North home were looking for a facelift to their main bathroom, ensuite and powder room, and were keen to create a contemporary yet organic look and feel. These photos of the bathroom show this was achieved in spades, thanks to a new layout incorporating beautifully shaped freestanding bath and vanity basin, textured timber laminate

Bathroom Basins: How to Choose

If you’ve searched online or visited a bathroom showroom recently you will know that the choice of bathroom basins is enormous. This blog is designed to help you to be aware of some of the options available to you when choosing a basin and what factors to consider. In the photos above and below (courtesy of Reece Bathroom Life and Laufen)

Marble or Granite?

Stone benchtops are a popular choice in kitchens and bathrooms. Engineered stone (eg. by Caesarstone or Smartstone) is a man-made mixture of up to 95% crushed stone (quartz or granite) mixed with resins and formed into slabs. It is therefore relatively strong, hard, durable (long-lasting), resistant (to heat, scratches and stains) and consistent in colour and pattern, thus making it a popular