Consider the Venetian!

Entrance Door Venetian

Often, the first thing we consider when choosing a door is appearance and which style will compliment your home’s overall look. But what about practicality? What if you realise that the beautiful fully glazed door you installed leading into your laundry doesn’t allow enough privacy? What if the sun hits your back door in the […]

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, but our Pivot Doors rotate on a pivot box specifically designed with these larger […]

Hume in Hastie homes!

The Hasties, Tarah and her husband Adam, are among Hume’s newest fans! Having only discovered Hume Doors & Timber 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 […]

Why you should give your front door a makeover

Your front door plays a huge role in your home’s stylish and inviting appearance. It’s your home’s showpiece. It’s an expression of your personality. It’s what people notice first when they walk into your home. Additionally, how your home looks from the street will set the tone for people driving past your place. If you […]

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 […]

How to create the perfect indoor/outdoor space

Aussies love Summer and soaking up those rays in the warmer months. While we’ve suggested products that let sunlight into your home, you also have the option of literally bringing the outdoors in by blending your inside and outside spaces. Veranda areas and indoor/outdoor rooms can make a great addition to your home.  They’re the perfect […]

Hume does more than just doors for renovators!

Here at Hume Doors we are mostly known for our wide range of internal and external doors, 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 […]

Zoned or open-plan living?

When renovating or building your own home, rooms and zoning are a big part of your planning. Will you use zoned living to close off each room and give each space more privacy, or will you opt for open-plan living, bringing multiple rooms together and creating the illusion of more space?   Our range of stylish, […]

Finding the right door for a small space

Cavity Door Systems

7With 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 guest room that only fits a single bed, or the combined bathroom/laundry that’s squashed into one tiny area – smaller rooms are common […]

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

The threat of bush fire 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 bush fire are at risk of flying embers. Doing […]