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What does your front door colour say about you?

Your front door colour shouldn’t be an afterthought. It is the first thing people see when they walk into your home. You want it to be welcoming and give your home curb appeal. A quick and cheap way to give your entrance way a makeover is by painting your front door.

You can paint your front door anything you’d like, but a few tips will help your door stand out or blend in, suit a design style and your vision.

Your door will be exposed to outdoor elements, using the proper paint will prevent peeling and fading later. Latex exterior paints provide weather-resistant coverage. If your door is metal, look for one with built-in rust protection. No matter what you choose, you will need to go over the door with an exterior primer first. Exterior paints are available in a variety of finishes—matte, semigloss, glossy, etc. A glossy finish will bring out architectural details and you won’t see so many finger prints.
Consider the main colour of your home. Whether it’s exposed brick, weatherboard, a rendered scenario or some other material, the dominant colour of your home needs to be worked with the colour you pick for your front door.

It is wise to think about the colours inside your home – particularly in your entryway. The door is going to open into it, and the front door painted in a dramatic hue will be quite impactful here.

Some of our favourite colours right now:
• Canary yellow
• Pinks – salmon, blush or persimmon (steer clear of ballet pink)
• Green – forrest, sage mint
• Blue – navy, teal or turquoise
• Burnt orange
• Deep plumb red/purple


Roofs Pitched vs Flat

Roofs Pitched vs Flat

It is not just about the aesthetic appeal of putting a roof over our heads anymore, today’s roof designs can reduce energy costs, improve drainage, increase natural light, and add a sense of beauty to a home. There is more than just one choice now, pitched, flat, skillion, saw tooth or butterfly roofs are just a few.

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Perfect Laundry

Perfect Laundry

Transforming your laundry into the perfect space takes organisation but it is easier than you think. Not everyone has the luxury to have a full sized laundry, sometimes it’s not feasible to create a laundry room. To make sure your laundry is functional no matter the size, we have a few key tips what will transform the laundry space

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White White White

White White White

Why is everyone choosing white for their walls? Just like the fashion industry, interior trends take a cue from past seasons; what was favourable/desirable/fashionable years ago is new again and white is back. White is clean and fresh and a safe choice however an all-white concept has its own challenges, meaning it’s important to pay attention to the details.

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