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How to Create the Ultimate Laundry

How to Create the Ultimate Laundry


Laundries are no longer just a utilitarian room, your laundry has the potential to be a stylish and functional space . Clever design and organisation details will make often the smallest and hardest working room in the house a pleasure to spend time in. COHESIVE STYE LAUNDRY - Matching your benchtop, cabinets, taps, and finishes in the laundry with...
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Will the New Matte White Basket Waste Stain?


We are often asked will the matte white basket waste stain? So we put it to the test!  You can see from the results below the basket waste is made from a premium polypropylene material that is stain resistant as you can see from our before and after image!   Before: T urmeric and Beetroot left on the waste for over 60 minutes.   Afte...
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How to design a Hamptons Style Bathroom


The Hamptons style is a design trend well at home in Australia. Characteristically inspired by the architecture and decorating of homes and buildings in the luxury seaside estates along the eastern beaches of upstate New York's neighbouring Long Island. This distinctive Hamptons style of a fresh airy palette of white, natural textures, ocean inspir...
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How to clean marks off your fine fireclay sinks


Should you find yourself with slight grey metal marks on your fine fireclay sink, we highly recommend a readily available product called "Bar Keepers Friend". The 340g Cleanser & Polish is now available in Coles and Woolworths Supermarkets throughout Australia. We have demonstrated how easy it is to remove these marks with Bar Keepers Friend in...
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Are You concerned your Fireclay Sink will chip or crack?


Jordan Wallace had the pleasure of recording a podcast interview with Monique Sartorial of Sartorial Interiors about all things Turner Hastings, the history behind the Australian owned family business and answers all the concerns and questions we are often asked about our fine fireclay farmhouse and butler sinks. ​ "I didn't realise that the firecl...
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Ever wondered how to fix a chip on your ceramic basin or sink?


We recommend Cramer repair products from Germany. Firstly, match the colour of your sink with the Cramer repair colour options. Alpine White has a market share of about 90% in white tones in Europe (it is a light greyish white). Small tip: if you place a sheet of white paper in a sink and the sink appears much greyer than the paper, then the sink p...
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Why You Should Choose Fine Fireclay For Your Butler Sink


Fine fireclay has many benefits over standard ceramic sinks and even more over stainless steel sinks. We will walk you through the key benefits of why you should choose a fine fireclay sink. Aesthetic advantages: One key advantage is fine fireclay holds its form and shape a lot better when cooling and drying after coming out of a mould. Because of ...
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Why do people buy a fireclay butler / farmhouse sink instead of a stainless steel sink?


Have you been wondering "why buy a fine fireclay sink over stainless steel or any other type?" The main reason is aesthetics or personal preference but there are many benefits to choosing a fine fireclay sink.  "Why buy a fine fireclay sink over a stainless steel sink?" A butler sink can be the centrepiece in your kitchen and make it look a mi...
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Get The Most Out Of A Tiny Bathroom


When it comes to building or renovating your home, trying to get the most out of every available inch of the floorplan is quite a challenging yet rewarding task. A common theme amongst home owners, after the required number of bedrooms have been agreed upon, is to work out how many bathrooms you will need for your family to avoid the peak hour rush...
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Sanitaryware Solutions for Today's Childcare Centres and Maternity Wards

Childcare facilities have quite a bit to contend with, and when it comes to having the right equipment to do their job they need something they can rely on, that's great quality that will meet the health and safety requirements set out by governing bodies. A key area for many childcare centres is their baby baths, and the Turner Hastings Baby Bath ...
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The History of the Butler/Farmhouse Sink


The Butler Sink (also known as the Farmhouse Sink and Apron Sink) has quite an interesting history. Before the implementation of plumbing systems, if people wanted water they would need to haul buckets from lakes, rivers, streams and wells in to the home to use for their everyday needs like washing dishes, boiling food and cleaning clothes. Not all...
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Choosing Ceramic or Fine Fireclay basins over Polymarble and Acrylic

Durability and design are key features to consider when creating the bathroom of your dreams. Your basin is the centrepiece and one of the most used fixtures within your bathroom. Features of Ceramic · Ceramic basins are highly stain, scratch and chemical resistant. · Ceramic is much more hygienic than acrylic and polymarble and is much easier to c...
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Expert Tips for Renovating Your Bathroom

Make your bathroom a showpiece in your home, after all, it is one of the most used rooms in the house! Before embarking on your bathroom renovation, take some time to consider the following tips: 1. Make a list – identify the items in your bathrooms which are essential and what are the indulgence items. This will help you work out where to allocate...
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Thin Rim Ceramic and Fine Fireclay Basins


Bathroom basins have come a long way since the two-inch-thick wash basins of the 1900s. In fact, bathrooms have come a long way since those days where regular bathing was considered decadent and unnecessary. The latest in European styling is now seeing the rise of elegant thin rim basins to compliment designer bathroom spaces. These basins are slim...
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