If you believe the real estate adage that kitchens sell houses, then last week on The Block could be the biggest indication yet as to who will win the series.
Kerrie and Spence took out the top prize with their elegant, high-tech kitchen, while Hayden and Sara made it into second place for their great choice of orientation. Hans and Courtney, however, were criticised on the placement of their kitchen and its disconnection from the main living area.
There’s no doubt today’s kitchens are very different to those of 20 years ago. These days kitchens are more than just areas to prepare food. Instead they serve as a family meeting place, an office, or even the main entertaining area.
The bathroom is one of the most essential rooms of the house and a refresh can add considerable value to your home. In this cost guide we delve into the range of potential costs associated with a bathroom renovation.
Declining house prices have been well documented in recent months. Auction clearance rates in Sydney at the start of December were as low as 41% and many economists are predicting interest rates hikes and a recession like housing market. Renovating your home can add a lot of value.
When you're planning a tiling project, it's exciting to choose tile colours and designs – but these aren't the only things which will make a big difference to how your tiled space looks and feels. The tile pattern you choose will also have a big impact on the finished project. Here's our quick run down of eight of the most popular tile pattern choices.