Tag: renovation

5 top benefits of a kitchen renovation

Fridge kitchen

Our kitchens can be the very hub of our homes, from cooking delicious meals to socialising with guests, if you’re the houseproud type you’ll likely want your kitchen to always look great! If you’ve been considering a kitchen renovation but are a little on the fence, let’s consider a few benefits that you may like to know!  Add value to your home   It stands to reason that when you invest in your home, you’ll want to see a return on that investment over time. While you can’t control factors like the housing market, you can opt for some home improvements, which will add value to your property. A beautiful kitchen renovation is an excellent investment that will do just this. Paying out for something really gorgeous will serve you in the long run!  Highly functional  The more functional that your kitchen is the better use you will get out of it. Getting the best use out of your kitchen could save you time on cooking and cleaning too. Adding more effective cabinets can increase your storage space, reduce clutter, and make all within easier reach. Adding an island can give you a seating area with stools (a particularly great function if you don’t have a dining room). Improving the quality of your oven can afford you an improved cooking experience that will enhance your overall quality of life!  If you lack space, a kitchen renovation could help you to make the most of the space that you do have.  Improve your cooking When you have… Read More

Johnstone’s Professional brings premium woodcare to Australia

Taubmans table

Johnstone’s Professional takes woodcare to a new level with the unveiling of its range of premium woodcare products. Released in July 2018, the range includes high-performance preparation and maintenance formulas for DIYers and tradies alike. Johnstone’s Professional provides a complete woodcare system, including Deck Oil, Hardwood Tannin and Oil Remover, Deck and Timber Cleaner, and Timber Stripper. From the makers of Taubman, the Johnstone’s Professional Preparation & Maintenance range prioritizes efficiency without compromising on performance. The water-based decking oils utilize innovative technology, with the Deck Oil including encapsulated biocides to create a barrier which offers protection against mould, stains, and fungus. It also provides superior UV protection for longer lasting results, an essential factor with summer on the way. The water-based oil range consists of specifically targeted formulations, including Exterior Deck Oil, Slip Resistant Deck Oil, Exterior Timber Oil, Exterior Fences and Screens Oil, Exterior Furniture Oil, and Interior/Exterior Clear finish. Moreover, the oils are touch-dry in 30 minutes and can be recoated in one hour (two coats are recommended), allowing your timber renovations to be completed within the day. Proving efficiency doesn’t necessitate a compromise in performance, Johnstone’s Professional Deck Oils were shown to outperform leading brands in abrasion resistance, durability, and water resistance, through a combination of rigorous in-house and standardized Australian testing methods. Australia’s renovation queen Cherie Barber backs the Preparation & Maintenance range, stating that “with Johnstone’s Professional, any wood care project is made so much easier with the preparation and maintenance products and easy and quick to apply interior and… Read More