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    Instead of Renovate, Update: Make a Bathroom More Luxurious Without a Bathroom Renovation

    Posted on 24-Sep-2018 14:08:27

    A bathroom is one of the most functional rooms in a home, and yet it's often overlooked during the redecoration process. While the bathroom is essential when living in a home, many aesthetic and functional updates are instead focused on the more public rooms of a house. For that reason, many bathrooms can become neglected, with outdated aesthetics and without the benefit of the latest advancements in design and technology.

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    Topics: Bathroom, Renovation Tips

    7 Ways to Reduce Your Home Bathroom Noise

    Posted on 07-Sep-2018 10:00:00

    Of all the rooms in your home, the bathroom is the one room where everyone needs absolute privacy. From the master bath behind your bedroom to the downstairs powder room, we all want to take care of our most personal business in private. Unfortunately, not all homes are designed to provide that privacy.

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    Topics: Bathroom, Renovation Tips

    How to Light Your New Bathroom: Marrying Form and Function

    Posted on 24-Aug-2018 14:53:29

    Whether you're looking to freshen up your current bathroom or you're tackling a major overhaul, it's important to remember that the right bathroom lighting can mean the difference between a bathroom that just looks good, and a bathroom that looks good and functions well.

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    Topics: Bathroom, Renovation Tips

    What Are the Different Types of Kitchen Sink Faucet?

    Posted on 03-Aug-2018 09:00:00

    Choosing the tapware to match your new sink should be a simple process, right? You have a shape and style in mind, with a finish to compliment the colours in your kitchen, but then there’s the question of which type of faucet to opt for and what the benefits are of each option. We’re here to simplify those options for you, with a guide to common types of kitchen sink faucets.

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    Topics: Kitchen, Renovation Tips

    Win a Brand New Bathroom in Our Home Show Giveaway

    Posted on 27-Jul-2018 15:15:31

    In celebration of the upcoming Melbourne Home Show, we’re running a big bathroom giveaway, offering you the chance to win a brand new bathroom valued at $5,500.

    At Cook & Bathe, we have over 30 years of experience providing tailored bathroom designs in Melbourne. The bathroom is where we begin and end our day, and our team are experts in guiding customers through forming bathroom designs that aim to create a sanctuary within the home.

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    Topics: Insider, Bathroom

    How to Design Wall Tiles in a Bathroom

    Posted on 07-Jul-2018 10:00:00

    When thinking about the look you want to achieve with your bathroom renovation, it can be hard to decide on certain details when there are just so many options. If you’re looking to give your bathroom a little personality, tiles are a great way to add character and can work towards the overall tone of the room. With endless shapes, patterns and sizes to work with, finding the combination that works with your design can take some researching.

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    Topics: Bathroom, Renovation Tips

    Join Cook & Bathe at the Melbourne Home Show in August

    Posted on 06-Jul-2018 16:48:09

    After an inspiring, fun filled weekend at the Melbourne Home Show back in April, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be back again, exhibiting at the upcoming Home Show in August.

    The four day event takes place from Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th August, opening at 10am daily at the MCEC, South Wharf, Melbourne. We’ll be in great company, alongside 280 of Australia’s premier suppliers and leading experts, providing home renovation ideas from kitchen and bathroom design to outdoor living inspiration and the latest trends in furnishing and decor.

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    Topics: Bathroom, Kitchen, Renovation Tips

    Our Favourite Resort Bathrooms

    Posted on 27-Jun-2018 14:35:21

    What do you look for when choosing a hotel? Great location, a comfy bed, a buffet breakfast... and a truly luxurious bathroom that transports you from daily life into relaxation mode. Maybe it’s a huge bath that you can sink into, a spacious vanity unit where you can peacefully prepare yourself for the day ahead, or a view that offers both privacy and a window to a gorgeous landscape - whichever five star qualities you’re looking for, here are some of our favourite bathrooms from luxury resorts across the world.

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    Topics: Bathroom, Renovation Tips


    Posted on 18-Jun-2018 16:22:30

    If you’re thinking of upgrading your Kitchen, take advantage of Franke’s current promotion and add an additional feature to your new faucet at no extra cost. Spend $1499 on any Franke sink and tap and receive a bonus Franke High Low water filter included.

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    Topics: Kitchen

    7 Kitchen Accessories to Help You Maximise Your Workspace

    Posted on 12-Jun-2018 15:40:14

    Every home chef knows how important kitchen space is. The last thing you want to be doing is trying to figure out where to set your pot of hot food right in the middle of dinner. Perhaps worse is being limited to what you can cook, simply because you feel there is not enough space to create the meal you have in mind. But limited kitchen space doesn't mean you restrict what you cook and start making plans to knock down walls. Instead, there are many options available to give you more room so you can spend less time worrying about space and more time worrying about the next recipe you are going to try.

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    Topics: Kitchen

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