Pick the right door to make your pantry functional AND stylish

A pantry is an essential component of any kitchen. Like the fridge and kitchen sink, it is an element we’ve come to expect. In many cases pantry doors tend to match the rest of the kitchen cupboard doors, but what if we looked at the pantry from a design point of view? What if we […]

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 for 15-25 per cent of heat loss in buildings and houses throughout those cooler months. Did you know that 40 […]

Storing your doors onsite: the right way

We all know how important it is to take care of our doors with regular cleaning, checking and lubrication, as well as ensuring they are protected from harsh weather. But what is often overlooked is the storage of your new doors before they’re installed. A worksite can be busy, sometimes even chaotic. There are tradespeople […]

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 […]

How to achieve a Hume Doors seal of approval

One of the most important things to remember about your new doors is that they need to be sealed prior to painting – no matter if they are interior or exterior products.   We try to stress this to all Hume customers but sadly we see far too many DIYers miss this crucial step. Sometimes people forget to seal their […]

Our guide to installing the Smartrobe system

Are you looking for the perfect finishing touch for a bedroom makeover? Hume Doors & Timber’s Smartrobe sliding door system is a quick and easy DIY project to wrap up your renovation. One of the best features of the Smartrobe system is that it is compatible with any of our internal doors meaning whatever your […]

Thinking of installing bi-fold doors? Why not DIY!

Hume Doors & Timber offers bi-fold doors in a variety of sizes and styles, and they are quiet, smooth moving and space-saving. We’ve found that a lot of people seem to think they are too difficult to install – but they’re not! All bi-folds are supplied in reversible two door sets, hinged together to suit […]

How the elements can affect your entrance door

It stands to reason that because exterior doors are constantly exposed to the elements, they can be affected by changing temperatures and seasonal moisture. While an entry door faces all four seasons of weather on the outside, it endures far different atmospheric pressures on the inside. Whether it’s heat from the sun or cold from […]

DIY made easy with our Pre-Hung Doors!

We try to make your door installation process as pain free as possible, but we understand that sometimes customers may want to avoid biting off more than they can chew when it comes to DIY renovations. That’s why we’ve got a range of options in our pre-hung door system! This product is made to suit […]