Why you should stop using bleach in your bathroom

By |2018-03-21T13:49:10+11:00March 20th, 2018|Bathrooms, Guides, Guides & Projects|

Bleach and ammonia based products are commonly used for household cleaning, particularly in bathrooms for their disinfecting and whitening abilities. Though quite popular and common products, they are extremely toxic and may not be quite as effective as we think. It is thought that bleach is a wonder product for mould, although it does nothing but whiten mould spores, so you will find mould appear again in exactly the same place just a short time

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Why you should be cleaning your shower drain

By |2018-03-13T07:41:40+11:00March 12th, 2018|Bathrooms, Guides, Guides & Projects|

Cleaning our bathrooms is something most of us do on at least a weekly basis. Disinfecting our toilets, wiping blobs of toothpaste off vanities and scrubbing shower scum from our showers are all part of our normal bathroom cleaning routine. We perform these tasks to effect good hygiene and because they are most obvious if we don’t. But what of the cleaning tasks that are not so obvious? We are all aware of just how

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How to prevent mould in your shower recess

By |2018-03-05T23:02:13+11:00March 5th, 2018|Bathrooms, Guides, Guides & Projects|

Without doubt, one of the most common problems almost everyone experiences in their bathrooms from time to time, is mould. Especially in the shower recess. Mould is the dreaded fungus that we try and avoid, often to no avail. Walk into any supermarket cleaning aisle and you will find an abundance of products that sole purpose is to help us eradicate this nasty problem. However, most of these products fail to do anything other than

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Tips for a Timeless Bathroom

By |2019-04-23T14:31:16+10:00February 26th, 2018|Bathrooms, Guides, Guides & Projects|

When renovating a bathroom, homeowners are faced with a plethora of design options and colours. Choosing a colour palette, tiles, tapware and fixed items, can be overwhelming to say the least. Whilst it should be a goal when renovating, to “update” our homes so they reflect a more modern design. It can be all too tempting to become caught up with the latest bright, bold colours and trends and quite possibly in doing so, date

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Kitchen Trends that are here to stay

By |2019-03-13T18:24:48+11:00February 19th, 2018|Guides, Guides & Projects, Kitchens|

Just like clothing fashion trends over the years, there have been many trends that have come and gone in interior design. Kitchens are no exception. The pokey little kitchens of yesteryear are a far cry from the functional beasts we see in contemporary homes today. The average homeowner creates or renovates a kitchen once, at most twice in their lifetime due to both the cost and inconvenience of undertaking this task. So great is the pressure

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Natural Stone Alternatives

By |2018-02-12T04:47:05+11:00February 12th, 2018|Bathrooms, Guides, Guides & Projects|

There’s no denying the beauty of natural stone. Incorporating natural stone in our home, whether it be on our floors, in our bathrooms or on our kitchen benchtops creates quite a statement. However natural stone is expensive and can be a pain to maintain. Natural stone requires annual sealing as it is porous and without adequate sealing, becomes vulnerable to moisture and stains. Due to its porous nature, natural stone requires special cleaners as everyday

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How to make your own Natural Bathroom Cleaner

By |2018-02-05T05:46:50+11:00February 5th, 2018|Bathrooms, Guides, Guides & Projects|

There’s no denying that household cleansers are expensive. We all notice the difference at the checkout when we’ve added these items to our shopping trolleys. Not only are they expensive, most store bought cleansers contain strong chemicals, complete with health warnings advising us to wear gloves, masks and to open our windows when using them. Just about all of these cleansers warn us to do a “patch test” in an inconspicuous area first to ensure

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Tips to make your small kitchen appear larger

By |2018-01-31T10:33:46+11:00January 29th, 2018|Guides, Guides & Projects, Kitchens|

Not all of us have the luxury of a large kitchen with an abundance of counter and cabinet space. Many homes have a small area designated to the kitchen. Whilst a small kitchen can present its drawbacks there are some advantages too. White on white Having a smaller kitchen prevents hoarding unnecessary and unused appliances that so many of us have stored in the back of our cupboards. A smaller kitchen also prevents

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How to Renovate your Bathroom on a Budget

By |2018-01-24T20:50:21+11:00January 22nd, 2018|Bathrooms, Guides, Guides & Projects|

There has never been a better time to renovate your bathroom on a budget. With todays new trends and many options available to home owners means creating a gorgeous bathroom does not have to cost an arm and a leg. Here are our tips for renovating your bathroom on a budget. Tiling Instead of tiling all the way to the ceiling, tile to only 1200mm high. This saves not only in the cost for tiles

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Why people are turning to Quartz for their Kitchen

By |2019-01-21T18:58:45+11:00January 16th, 2018|Guides, Guides & Projects, Kitchens|

Stone benchtops have long been considered the stamp of quality in a kitchen. Known for their beauty and durability, stone benchtops are a popular choice for homeowners. Gorgeous quartz benchtops with polyurethane cabinets and glass splashback - kitchen renovation by Master Bathrooms & Kitchens. Welcome to our Renovation Blog. For many years the stone of preference in kitchens has been granite and marble, however, recently more and more people are turning to quartz

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