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Thinking of building a new home?

If you are thinking of building a new home, here’s how to navigate a sea of choices. The thought of building your home is exciting and one that probably has taken some time to come to fruition. Well done! However, now that you have made this decision, how will it all work? Do you simply…

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Form and function in the bathroom

This month, Jo Jackson, Rogerseller’s Group Manager of Design, talks about bathroom design and how the Rogerseller team works with architects, designers and homeowners in creating timeless bathroom designs. Header image: Rogerseller – the Falper Ambiente single drawer.   Q. Rogerseller has been a leading supplier of bathroom pieces for decades, but you also work…

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Special Kitchen Edition – TILT August eMag

This month we shine the spotlight on kitchens; after all, it’s the heart of a home is it not? Annually Australian’s invest thousands of dollars into upgrading and renovating their kitchens. As with any building project, it’s really important that you understand what to expect in terms of cost. The average value of a kitchen…

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Creating your dream kitchen

Want to renovate your kitchen? Everyone loves a good before and after – in fact, we are bombarded with them on TV, social media and every good house magazine! Interestingly, often the details of the how, why and logistics are overlooked in-lieu of some dramatic ‘wow’ photos. Before embarking on your own journey of a…

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Choosing the best kitchen benchtop material

With stone benchtops being the go-to in most contemporary homes, HouseLab explores the options in giving a kitchen that solid, natural feel. *Header image M House by DKO Architecture featuring Maximum Moon benchtops. Photograph by Peter Bennetts.   Engineered stone and reconstituted stone The terms “engineered stone” and “reconstituted stone” are used interchangeably to describe…

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Buy established or off the plan?

So, you’ve decided to buy a home. The big question is, should you buy established or off-the-plan? As both options have their pros and cons, deciding which is right for you can be a challenge. To help you decide whether to buy a townhouse off the plan, we’ve created this guide. Buying established For many…

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Yes to Wallpaper! But how much will I need?

Estimation of number of rolls: For a standard wall, you should get 3 drops to a roll for a room with a standard ceiling height (2.5m). Check the length of the wall. Divide the length of the wall by the width of the wallpaper (usually 530mm, but note that may vary). Divide that number by…

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Factoring in the sun

When we think about sunshine and sustainability we generally think of solar power. Harnessing this abundant resource may have positive impacts on our energy bills and planet but, like our bodies, we need to consider the impacts of the sun on the life-span of our homes and furniture. Before we delve into the slip, slop,…

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Fabulous & fun wallpaper: welcome back!

Narissa, Riviera and Azari. Whilst you could be forgiven for mistaking these as the latest in celebrity baby names, what we are actually talking about is wallpaper designs. Think wallpaper and you may experience flashbacks to your grandparent’s home back in the 70’s and 80’s. Are you wincing at the memory of that psychedelic, geometric…

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The evolution of the home office

The home office is becoming an important inclusion to the residential landscape due to the rapidly growing self-employed and the flexible workforce blurring the lines between the home and the workspace. Over the past few years, commercial office design has leant heavily on the design influence of the home. Working spaces have become more casual,…

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