5 essential planning tips to renovate your kitchen right

The key to a kitchen looking beautiful and working well for you is all in the planning. Getting your layout right takes time, consideration and often the help of a professional. The right design can make or break your kitchen so take your time to plan, measure and reflect on everything that needs to take…

Modern Custom Kitchen Renovation Emerald

We just completed this stunning transformation renovating this tired 70’s style kitchen. The client wanted a clean, modern, stylish and contemporary kitchen incorporating her unique tastes and needs. This client had a very specific, custom brief for their kitchen complete with hexagonal tiles on the floor and splash back. The space was completely transformed with…

Stunning Warehouse Conversions

I don’t know about you but I’d love to take on a project like a warehouse conversion. With so much open space and the ability to mix industrial and traditional design, what a challenge this would be! Stunning, well thought out and a lot of fun to look at… here’s some amazing inspirational warehouse conversions….

Our Top Renovation Trends of 2017

It has been a fantastic year for PCM Carpentry with so many of our wonderful clients realising their renovation dreams. Here’s our top renovation trends of 2017 from our experience this past year…   This year we enjoyed matt black fixtures in kitches and bathroom renovations from towel rails to taps. Our clients opted for…

Home tour: colour, life and style

This beautifully renovated home in the heart of Melbourne is the sunniest of places – by Jackie Brygel, Styling Jacqui Moore, Jan 2018 “Our decorating style is warm, modern and perhaps slightly Scandi,” says homeowner Suzanne of the gloriously bright retreat she shares with her husband, Rob, and their three young boys in Melbourne’s inner-south….

What does it cost to hire a Carpenter?

You may not know this, but Carpenters these days are much more versatile than they once were. They are the most versatile of all the trades in fact with their abilities widely varied. They perform a number of tasks from reading building plans, home maintenance and smaller tasks to full scale renovations. Some Carpenters can…

Before and After: Modern Bathroom Renovation

We wanted to share with you a modern bathroom transformation we completed recently for one of our very happy clients. This dated bathroom was in great need of some TLC and with its 70’s colour scheme, the owners couldn’t wait to get started on this renovation! Here’s what we had to work with… The progress:…

The D.I.Y Revolution!

You would have seen the ads on TV for Bunnings Warehouse “D.I.Y Renovation – Do it yourself at Bunnings”… and thought to yourself, “maybe I could do that myself”. Have you also tried and got it horribly wrong? There are positives and negatives to this and it’s not just Bunnings promoting the D.I.Y revolution but…

Tiled Shower bases

Tiled shower bases are very popular right now with the majority of my clients choosing this finish for their bathroom renovations. This modern, open and inviting style adds sophistication to any bathroom by opening up the space. Traditionally showers were boxed in and cramped with glass shower screens encapsulating you whereas, today’s fashion “the tiled…

Isn’t Concrete Neat? The “Concrete Trend”

We love this trend because its such a clever re-purposing of a common material traditionally used in home building. Elegant and sophisticated, concrete is rampant within modern design from lighting and ornaments to furniture and home design and it’s so neat – don’t you think? The stark cold of the concrete textures leaves plenty of…