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    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: Bathroom, Insider

    Five Things to Consider Before You Commit to an All-White Kitchen

    Posted on 11-Apr-2018 17:41:10

    Lots of people love an all-white kitchen, and with good reason. It's simultaneously classic and modern-looking, sleek, crisp and oh so eye-catching. All-white kitchens look bigger and brighter and appeal to a wide variety of buyers when the time comes to sell your home. But before you make the decision to banish colour and go all-white, here are five things that deserve your honest consideration.

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    Topics: Kitchen, Insider, Renovation Tips

    Six reasons to install a back-to-wall bath

    Posted on 28-Mar-2018 14:54:24

    There is a reason why back-to-wall baths are so popular in Australian bathrooms. Actually, there are six reasons. Typically framed by two or more walls in a bathroom, there is also an increasingly popular trend in new builds and bathroom remodelling projects to opt for singular wall designs, hinting at the aesthetic qualities of a freestanding bath, but enjoying the clear benefits of a back-to-wall design.

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    Topics: Bathroom, Insider

    Why you should choose in an in-wall toilet

    Posted on 16-Mar-2018 18:27:32

    When John Harington – playwright, author and English courtier – invented the first flushing toilet back in 1596, he may or may not have flirted with the idea of hiding as much of the toilet within the wall of his Tudor bathroom as he could. But to be fair, the man had nine children to think about, and the plague had swept through London just three years earlier, so he probably didn’t really think to incorporate an in-wall flush system into his wood panelling. He was lucky to be alive, let alone be thinking about aesthetics!

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    Topics: Bathroom, Insider

    The importance of kitchen storage

    Posted on 13-Mar-2018 15:01:16

    Kitchen hacks and storage solutions may get a lot of attention online, but when really trawling through kitchen storage ideas, no two kitchens should ever be alike. This is because no two chefs are the same.

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    Topics: Kitchen, Insider

    What to Know Before Renovating Your Bathroom

    Posted on 28-Feb-2018 09:51:19

    Finally getting to do that major bathroom renovation you have been dreaming of is an exciting prospect for homeowners. However, before you start looking at tiles, or begin tearing up your flooring, it is important that you take a moment to plan out your renovation and make a few key decisions.

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    Topics: Bathroom, Insider, Renovation Tips

    Bourne Bathrooms UPDATE

    Posted on 14-Feb-2018 17:17:25

    Bourne Bathrooms has been a trusted Melbourne bathroom supplier since 1992, when it was originally known as Budget Plumbing.

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    Topics: Bathroom, Insider

    6 Ways to Make Your Small Kitchen look and feel bigger

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

    Your kitchen is the centre of your home where people tend to congregate, it's important to make this area feel as welcoming and open as possible. If you have a small kitchen, this can be more challenging if you don't know a few tricks. Fortunately there are several methods that can visually enhance a small kitchen. Here are six basic ways you can make a small kitchen look and feel bigger.

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    Topics: Kitchen, Insider, Renovation Tips

    2018 Kitchen Trends To Get You Daydreaming

    Posted on 19-Jan-2018 10:27:57

    Kitchen trends in 2018 will continue to showcase some of the changes we saw last year, while branching off in pursuit of a more ‘unified’ design. This will result in the lines between living spaces, such as the dining room and kitchen, becoming more blurred. Design trends tend to swing like a pendulum in opposition to established norms, so there is now an accelerating trend towards designs that promote the kitchen as the social hub of the home.

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    Topics: Kitchen, Insider

    Bathroom trends in 2018 to get you inspired

    Posted on 15-Jan-2018 17:00:00

    Whether you are considering bathroom renovations, are in a new build or are just daydreaming, there are a range of bathroom trends in 2018 that are either successful echoes of previous years or are entirely new approaches to bathroom design.

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    Topics: Bathroom, Insider

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