Tag Archives: bathrooms


Tips & Tricks for Bathroom Ventilation

Your bathroom is the wettest room in your home. Steamy showers, flushing toilets, running sinks, and occasional drips all add up to high humidity. And with major moisture comes potential problems: mould and mildew, a funky smell, peeling wallpaper, paint that chips and scratches easily, and even lifting or splitting...

Brilliant bathrooms without breaking the bank

Spring is around the corner, I promise! But if you are saving your pennies for other things, there are plenty of quick refreshes you can do to make your bathroom look luxe for less, no demo necessary… The simplest thing to change the look and feel of your bathroom is...

Black is the new black

Once there was a time when colour choice in bathroom waterware was everywhere; with avocado, shell pink, sunny yellow, dusky brown and baby blue liberally used across matching suites, often complemented by mosaic tiles in similar hues. Then those colours disappeared as stark white became the bathroom staple in basins,...

The Rise of the Floating Vanities

As a bathroom design element, floating vanities are certainly having their time in the sun. Wall mounted and suspended above floor level, they can have a significant impact in both small and large bathrooms by adding a sense of space. With this style of vanity it is better if the...

Bathroom Trends 2018

We know that the bathroom is always a key renovation feature of any home; if you’re looking to renovate yours this year, then we’ve got five key trends to keep in mind when putting your budget and plans together! 1) Mirrored focus The old bathroom mirror has finally shifted from...

Project Renovation Starts Now

It’s easy to think that the best time to work on a summer project is in summer; but if you’re wanting to have your stunning entertainer’s backyard paradise ready to use on Christmas Day then the best time to start planning is NOW. Let the Canterbury Home Show help you make...

Name That Expert

Often, you'll hear the phrases "go get some expert advice" or "talk to the experts" when it comes to building and renovation work.  But if you've never built a home before or this is your first time renovating, then it’s easy to wonder just WHO these "experts" are, and question...

A Pop of Colour

While a calming neutral is a homeowner’s best friend, sometimes it’s nice to throw our adult sensibilities away and embrace our childhood love of vibrant, bold colour.  You don’t have to go all-out and start painting the ceiling fushia (though if that’s what your heart desires then go for it),...

The Top Home Renovation Mistakes to Avoid

Don’t be fooled, those home renovations we’re used to seeing nightly on our small screens are not real life; big or small a home renovation costs both time and money.  So, before you decide to take a sledge hammer to your kitchen wall this weekend, grab a cuppa and go...

Create timeless interior in 5 Steps

Elegant, enduring, subtle, understated – these are the words often used to describe a design considered to be timeless.  But how do you introduce a timeless look in your home?  What makes a unique and timeless home design?  Despite its awe-inspiring presence, this look is relatively easy to achieve, so...