Posts Tagged: renovation



Are you on a tight budget? Are your preparing to sell your old charmer?  Or would you simply like your kitchen to look a bit more modern and less like a seventies eyesore?

The secret to an inexpensive kitchen facelift is to use your existing bits and bobs. Don’t just throw out the whole old cabinetry – keep what’s in good nick, toss out what’s not and improve the rest.

Read on and find 5 easy ways to get that designer look for under $3000!

  • Transform your dated kitchen cabinets through spray-painting it professionally

Cabinets are the heart of every kitchen. And the most expensive part as well. Luckily you won’t need to break the bank to get rid of this peeling vinyl pantry, the wanna-be-marble formica fronts or the old oak drawers. You can completely transform your kitchen by re-spraying the cupboards. Revamp your ugly cabinets with a fresh layer of crisp white paint and you won’t recognise it anymore. If done professionally by a specialised workshop, you’ll be amazed of your like new kitchen.

  • Shop around to get a stone benchtop from $300/m2

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Kitchen renovation: The savvy six steps to upgrade your kitchen on a budget

Want to know, how to be smart about your kitchen renovation? We have the savvy six steps to upgrade your kitchen on a budget.

If your kitchen is still in a good nick but simply outdated, you clearly need a change. But it doesn’t always have to be a brand-new kitchen. If you decide on a kitchen make over with Dianella Polishing, you’ll let your old kitchen shine as new.

1) Layout
Keep the structure, update the rest. The idea behind a kitchen make-over is to give you a brand new kitchen on a budget. In order to save 1000’s of $$, you want to make as much use of your intact existing structure as possible.

Keep the cabinets, leave the plumbing where it is and don’t touch the electricity and gas connections. Instead freshly paint cabinet doors, panels and drawer fronts, add new benchtops, add some colour and change the lighting to design a modern contemporary light filled kitchen.

While you can’t re-invent your kitchen layout from scratch, you obviously can still improve the overall design by adding a kitchen island or a single unit to the existing structure. Dianella Polishing works with Perth’s best cabinet makers and

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A Painted Kitchen: What Kind of Cabinets can be Painted?

Horizontal view of exclusive white kitchen interior

As a polish shop that specialises in rejuvenating tired, worn down kitchen cabinets we are often asked that type of kitchen can be painted? A common misconception regarding kitchen renovations, is that you need to completely rip out your existing cabinets in order to get a painted kitchen, when in fact almost any existing cabinets can be refinished!

If you’re looking at refinishing your kitchen, bathroom or laundry cabinets it’s important you know what cabinet foundation you’re working with.

Melamine Cabinets

Melamine is often used in kitchen, bathroom and laundry cabinetry because of its fire resistant and heat tolerant properties. Though Melamine cabinets are strong and reliable, they are often limited in colour and style which can be problematic if you have a specific theme in your kitchen.

Getting a melamine kitchen painted by a professional is a relatively easy and inexpensive way to get your kitchen updated. Melamine cabinets do not peel, which means the doors of your cabinets can be removed and painted on without any fuss. We can paint your kitchen cabinets

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