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. ‘Curb appeal’ refers to the visual attractiveness of a house as seen from the street and it’s something a lot of us […]

‘Fibro’ has undergone a modern-day makeover

Let’s be honest – ‘fibro’ clad houses have (understandably) gotten a bad reputation in the past few decades, however the modern fibro provides some great benefits, without the risk from asbestos. Fibro has long been used to cover the exterior of houses, but now is seeing a resurgence in its new form for interiors as […]

Solicore, honeycomb core or solid door?

Here at Hume Doors & Timber, we understand every customer is different. Homes are all unique and the doors picked are suited to the personal wants and needs of each customer. But sometimes, all the room or entryway needs is a fully flush door. No bells and whistles, just a simple door with no design […]

Hume does more than just doors for renovators!

Here at Hume Doors we are mostly known for our wide range of doors and timber products, but we actually offer a lot more! Have you heard about our fibre cement range? For over 20 years we have been proud distributors of PRIMA™ fibre cement cladding, lining and flooring solutions. PRIMAaqua™ is one of the […]

Finding the right door for a small space

With Australian housing prices continuing to sky-rocket, it’s not surprising more and more of us are ending up with homes or living spaces that have quite small rooms. Whether it’s the small space room that only fits a single bed, or the combined bathroom/laundry that’s squashed into one tiny area – it’s more common than […]

Classic versus Modern doors

There can be a lot to consider when designing elements of your home; practicality, safety, colour schemes. The list goes on! But one big thing that takes a lot of consideration is style – which style is for you? We’re shining some light on the subject and hopefully we can help you decide which style […]

Newington the perfect choice for MODEL alpha home

Eutopia | Hume Doors

Here at Hume Doors, we’re all about customer satisfaction. We want you to walk away satisfied and with a product you know will suit your needs. That’s why we were so happy to hear from Matthew Bradley. Matt works for eutopia, an innovative design and building company that services Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Sunshine […]

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 […]

How to pick the right colour stain for your front door

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. Stains soak into the timber – instead of covering it – providing a longer lasting result. When choosing the right stain for your front door […]

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 […]