Hume Doors can make Better Homes (& Gardens)

When Channel Seven reached out to us and asked us to be part of the Better Homes & Gardens “BIG makeover” we jumped at the chance to provide some of our doors. CLICK HERE to watch the episode. The young family who received the makeover are well deserving of it. The new mum has recently […]

Hume honoured as Timber Supplier of the Year

The hard work and support of every Hume Doors & Timber team member has been celebrated with the business being named 2017 Timber Supplier of the Year at the annual Independent Hardware Group (IHG) awards. The honour recognised Hume as a leader in product innovation, it’s support for the IHG’s core strategies and demonstrated commitment […]

What locks what? Choosing the right locks for your doors

Choosing the right locks for your doors is an important decision and will depend on the application. Whether it’s for your residential home or your business, there are two main types of locks used – those for entrance doors (security) and those for internal doors (passage or privacy). Entrance and external doors Security is the […]

Finding the right wardrobe door

When you think about it, your wardrobe doors can make or break your room – as they are one of the few permanent fixtures in your bedroom! Often wardrobe doors are an untapped component of a bedroom makeover or design that most people don’t pay enough attention to. The perfect room aesthetic can be achieved […]

What you need to know about doors when you’re in a bushfire zone

The threat of bushfire is a harsh reality living in Australia. Our hot, dry climate means we can’t take anything for granted and a bush or grass fire can whip up in no time at all. Even homes not directly in the path of a bushfire are at risk of flying embers. Doing all we […]

How to install a door cavity unit

Cavity Unit

Everyone wants to make use of every square inch of a space available in a house, building, apartment, hotel or office – and your door choice is one of the ways to help with this. A cavity unit is considered by many as the best solution to save space, regardless of the room size or […]

Why use a pivot door system?

The latest trend in home design is the statement front door. Homeowners are choosing something large, grand and different to their neighbours. This is where the pivot door system comes in. Traditional doors are hung on a door frame with hinges however Pivot doors rotate on a pivot box specifically designed with these larger doors […]

Hume Doors supports ‘Reign in the Blues’ race day

Hume Doors was thrilled to support the Reign in the Blues Race Day, hosted by Mitre 10 and the Moruya Jockey Club. This community event, held late last year, was about raising funds for and awareness of mental health, particularly in the tradie workforce. Hume Doors are a 64-year-old Australian owned and operated company and […]

How to inspect doors for air and water leaks

Air and water leaks in the home or office can sometimes be frustrating. Air leakage alone can contribute to significant loss of coolness where air conditioners are turned on during hot days. It also accounts to 15-25 percent of heat loss in buildings and houses. Did you know that 40 per cent of energy is […]

How to choose the right type of glass for your door

Having glass as part of your door design can add some great functionality and aesthetics, but only if done correctly! There is a huge range of glass door designs to choose from, but also various different types of glass, all of which have different roles. To help you out we’ve provided some helpful tips for […]