Finishing touches on your door

There’s a lot to be said for the finishing touches on your door! They are one of the most used components of every door, but how much consideration really goes in to choosing your door handles and knobs? It is easy to dismiss these pieces of door hardware as a basic inclusion, but a poorly […]

Feature front door – the easy way to increase curb appeal

We’ve all heard the saying “first impressions count”. While it may not always apply to the people we meet, it most certainly rings true when it comes to the front of our homes. A feature front door could make the world of difference! Curb appeal ‘Curb appeal’ refers to the visual attractiveness of a house […]

Hume in Hastie homes – a change for the better!

The Hasties, Tarah and her husband Adam, are among Hume’s newest fans! Having only discovered us recently, the couple say they’re glad they made the change (and won’t be looking back!) A tag on one of @hastiehouse’s Instagram posts led us to chatting with Tarah about the building duo’s latest projects. They’ve been working in […]

A pop of colour is all it takes to make a statement – but beware of LRV!

We’re big believers in the potential colours have when it comes to completely transforming your doors. We’ve talked about colour in regards to curb appeal, we’ve seen it in our customer case studies and we even watched House Rules contestants Jess and Jared tackle a bold red front door. A simple pop of colour can […]

Using Hume Doors creatively

To many, an internal door is a practical piece, opening up or closing off adjoining rooms. But to @hausofhimonoonna, it was an opportunity to be creative. When we saw her work on Instagram, we had to reach out to the name behind the account, Ella. The account name comes from the Japanese term meaning “unmarried, […]

New barn door product range adds a touch of homestead class!

Here at Hume, we know everyone has different styles and preferences, which is why we have such an extensive range of door options. We’ve recently added even more and now have our Barn Door range. Whether you’re using raw textures and colours to contrast the warmth of the indoors to the ruggedness of the outdoors, […]

How to pick the right colour stain for your front door

Door stain

There are different ways to make a statement with your front door and staining is a popular choice because it also protects and preserves the beauty of your timber door. A stain will soak into the timber – instead of covering it – providing a longer lasting result. When choosing the right stain for your […]

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

The threat of bushfire is a harsh reality for those 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 […]

To glaze or not to glaze your entry door?

Glazed doors

There are so many options when it comes to choosing a new entry door; colour, size, design, just to name a few. However, there is one choice that may seem less obvious when deciding; to glaze or not to glaze. Here at Hume, our entry doors offer a range of different glass options, so the […]

Lucky Hume win for @cedarandsuede follower

Barn door

During the construction of her family’s forever home, Mal Risstrom was overwhelmed by the task of interior design.
Looking for inspiration, she turned to design and styling expert Carlene Duffy – one half of television show renovating couple Michael and Carlene. Their Instagram, @cedarandsuede, became Mal’s go-to for style advice.