Entries by Jon Holst

Best floors for pets

The floors we choose in our home has to withstand the family’s regular amount of wear and tear – and if you have a four-legged family member that includes them too! If you’re planning to install new flooring there are a few considerations before making your final choice. There are three main types of damage […]

Refresh your decks with re-sanding and re-coating

After a Summer of fun we’re all in need of a bit of a refresh and our decks are no different. We’ve talked about the powerful effects of power scrubbing on your timber flooring and decking but if your decks become worn, bleached or stained re-sanding and oiling is the most effective way to bring it […]

Timber Floor Finishes

So, you’ve got beautiful new timber floors and want to ensure you maintain their beauty and keep them looking brilliantly fresh for many years? To properly maintain and get the most life out of your hardwood timber floors they need to be sanded and coated every 6-10 years. When a floor is laid it is […]

Caringbah Showroom Grand Opening

Join us at the official opening of the Caringbah Super Centre this weekend, Saturday 31 October and Sunday 1 November. The paint is finally dry on Stage 1 of the refurbishment, new retailers have joined our new-look level and it’s the perfect time to visit with exclusive limited offers, product and cooking demonstrations, arts and […]

The best way to choose your floors and shutters

It’s no secret we love flooring and window dressings. It’s why we do what we do, with passion, pride and loads of product knowledge. With so many of us spending extra time at home this year, it’s no wonder we’re started to feel the urge to update parts of the home, or get your home […]

The ultimate window dressing with plantation shutters

As stylish as they are practical, plantation shutters continue to grow in popularity in both new homes and renovations. They are recognised for their potential as a long-term investment to replace traditional blinds and curtains. They have gained popularity due to their insulating qualities as well as their aesthetic appeal, they also suit the extreme […]

The Magic of Power Scrubbing

Power Scrubbing Re-sanding and finishing your timber floor can renew even the oldest floors back to their former glory, but did you know that often a deep and powerful cleaning process can produce a similar result? Power scrubbing is a professional cleaning service completed by our expert staff. Utilising the latest cleaning technology from Europe, […]

Incorporating Curves Into Your Design

The trend of incorporating curves in design is becoming more and more popular. Our Project team has definitely noticed the trend on site from exterior design of buildings (see Barangaroo House) to interior design features reflected through archways, curved kitchen islands, seating and walls. We love the opportunities it opens up to really customise a […]

So soft – carpeting your home

There’s just something about taking your shoes off and having something soft underfoot that instantly makes you feel relaxed and at home. As John McClain said, ‘Fists with your toes’. Carpet is just the thing to take you from comfort to full blown cosy. Let us take you through the benefits and features of choosing […]

How to achieve a timeless look with parquetry flooring

If you’re a lover of timber flooring it’s more than likely you also have an appreciation for parquetry. The flooring sometimes better known for it’s most popular patterns, Herringbone and Chevron, is an enduring classic that is considered a premium product choice. What is parquetry? In general terms, engineered parquetry in Australia and New Zealand […]

What is hybrid flooring?

You may have heard the term hybrid flooring if you are on the hunt for budget-friendly flooring solutions. There are definitely benefits to this flooring including the fact it is waterproof and it’s durability (10-15 year lifespan). Like any product, it’s important to consider all of the pros and cons when deciding if hybrid flooring […]