How to Plan your Renovation: Our Flooring Tips

So, you’ve decided to renovate your home, great idea! The thought of any renovation can be daunting at first with an overwhelming number of decisions which need to be made. But not to worry, we’re going try take a little bit of the stress out of choosing the right flooring for your project.

Who lives here?

These are the questions you need to ask yourself when renovating your home or rental property. It’s important to understand how your lifestyle will be met by the changes you make, and what new functionality your home can provide. When selecting the right flooring for your new home this is particularly important.

Helpful Hybrid

If you’re renovating to accommodate a growing family or expecting a busy household, with kids, pets and chaotic weekends, then a floor which will stand up to this lifestyle will be a big help.

Introducing Hybrid flooring, the natural choice for busy Australian homes, these boards are DIY friendly, completely waterproof and highly scratch resistant, making them practically life proof. Coming in a range of stunning wood decors, featuring the unique grains and patterns of European Oak and Australian species timber, these boards are as beautiful as they are functional.

Renovators TIP! Hybrid flooring can be installed in all areas of the home, including wet areas such as bathrooms and laundries. It can also be installed over any existing subfloor, including ceramic tiles.

Timeless Timber

If the kids have left home and you’re renovating to make your home more comfortable and utilize more of your space, engineered timber flooring could be perfect for you.

Consolidating your forever home with beautiful timber flooring is something which many strive to achieve. The timeless beauty and natural character of timber flooring is what sets it apart from other flooring alternatives. Designed to be more durable and hardwearing than solid timber, engineered timber flooring can be installed in wideboard format for a more expansive, luxurious finish to your home.

Renovators TIP! With an easy-to-use 5G locking system, Engineered floorboards can be installed as a fun DIY project. We recommend direct stick installation for the best results!

Elegant Herringbone

Looking to set your home apart from the rest? Introducing Herringbone parquetry flooring. Characterised by a zigzag pattern, Herringbone flooring draws the eye through a room and adds a distinctive look to your home. Now available in hybrid flooring, you can enjoy the luxury of herringbone without the price tag! Which means all the advantages of hybrid flooring in a bold and luxurious pattern.

Renovators Tip! Herringbone works great as a feature in a formal room or hallways, contrast with straight boards in other areas of your home.

Flat Lay with confidence! 

To maximise the success of your renovation, it’s important to take time to visualise how all elements of a room will interact together. Does your flooring work in harmony with the rest of your home? Well, a great way to plan your interior vision is to use flat lays.

Flat lays are a great way to set the mood of your home, they allow you to see if your flooring works cohesively with your cabinetry, tiles, hardware and furnishings. Flooring comes in a wide range of colours and finishes, so it’s important to try various samples and colour types within your flat lays to see what works best. 

Renovators Tip! As a rule of thumb, avoid putting more than 10 elements on your flat lays at one time.

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