Oak HouseContemporary Living Room, Melbourne
What Houzz contributors are saying:
What’s good to knowWhen speaking to a prospective cabinet maker, ask if the cabinetry is Australian made and assembled, and what solutions they have to offer for spots such as tricky corners. It also helps to do your own research into the latest storage solutions on the market and any that particularly suit your needs, so you can check that the company provides them.
Renovation snapshotImproving the look and feel of the home was high on the list of priorities for 74 per cent of renovators, with an equal percentage of people renovating to improve the functionality of their homes. Increasing resale value was a significant driver for 46 per cent of the 9924 survey respondents, while improving energy efficiency was important for 42 per cent. Other priorities included: incorporating ‘green’ materials into the home, integrating smart technology, and addressing health concerns.