Selling Houses Australia

Monterey, NSW House - Supplier List

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Endure interior
Interior walls cop a lot of punishment especially when you have kids or pets. You need to be able to wipe away stains on your walls on an almost daily basis. It is important that the paint you use doesn't get left with a shiny patch or loss of colour due to constant wiping. Taubmans Endure Interior Walls is what you use when you need a paint with superior washability. It has Nanoguard Technology which means it has small and large particles that interlock, creating a strong protective shield so stains can't get a grip, so even if you wipe your walls constantly, there are no shiny patches. It also provides excellent mould and mildew protection throughout the life of the paint. This is why Taubmans Endure Interior Walls has been approved into the National Asthma Council Australia's Sensitive Choice Program and is the only interior paint currently sold in the Australian Market with a Lifetime guarantee*.

Endure exterior
Most people think it's the weather that breaks down exterior paint. It's actually dirt and pollution that works its way into the surface of the paint, weakens it, and then the sun, wind and rain finish it off. Taubmans Endure exterior paint is what you use when you need a superior performing paint that doesn't compromise on quality. It has Nanoguard Technology which means it has small and large particles that interlock, creating a strong protective shield so it's tough, repels dirt, and provides superior protection from the harsh elements; the sun, wind and rain. This is why Taubmans Endure exterior is supported by a Lifetime guarantee*.

* Conditions apply. See for terms and conditions.

Paint Used:

Interior Walls

Interior Walls Low Sheen “Altair”

Interior Walls- Study

Interior Walls Low Sheen “Ostrich Feather”

Interior Trims

Interior Trims Semi Gloss “Chalk Wash”

Interior Ceiling

Interior Flat Matte “Ceiling White”

Exterior Walls

Exterior Low Sheen “Cochrane”

Exterior Trims

Exterior Low Sheen “Trendy”

Exterior Eaves

Exterior Low Sheen “Aspen Snow”


Who We Are

Our ambition is to provide our customers with the widest range of home improvement products at the lowest prices everyday, backed with the best service.

Our team members are the heart and soul of our business.

Our team's guiding principles are integrity, respect, teamwork, achievement and innovation. Our guiding principles are the keys to our culture and to achieving our vision.

We pursue sustainability within our operations by striving to make them socially responsible, environmentally aware and economically viable.

We engage with the communities in which we operate and live and we actively contribute to causes and organisations that benefit these communities.

We seek to lessen our environmental impact in ways that are measurable including: achieving better and more efficient use of resources; ensuring our suppliers operate sustainably and ethically; encouraging and educating customers about environmentally friendly alternatives; and focusing on the “reduce, re-use and recycle” waste management principles.

We value our team members’ contributions, recognise and reward their efforts and provide a fun, satisfying and safe workplace.

By living our values and operating sustainably, we will continue to “build the best” and earn the right to serve our customers tomorrow and into the future.

Bunnings Today

Bunnings is the leading retailer of home improvement and outdoor living products in Australia and New Zealand and a major supplier to project builders, commercial tradespeople and the housing industry.

Operating from a network of large warehouse stores, smaller format stores, trade centres and frame and truss sites, Bunnings caters for consumer and commercial customers.

Sales revenue during the year was $7.7 billion. As at 30 June 2013 there were 210 warehouses, 67 smaller format stores, 36 trade centres and four frame and truss centres operating across Australia and New Zealand. At 30 June 2013 we employed 33,000 team members.

Bunnings supplied and delivered the following products from their range to the Monterey Property:

  • Bathroom tapware
  • Interior and Exterior Lighting including the desk lamps in the study
  • Handy Storage Systems and Cubes used in the attic and study area
  • Mojo Bean Bags used in the attic
  • Ekodeck decking for the backyard deck
  • A pull out clothes line in the backyard
  • Pots –
  • 2 x Terrazzo 55x38 Moon Extra Large Black Plants
  • X18 200mm Lomandra longifolia
  • X7 400mm Rhapiolepis indica ‘Oriental Pearl’
  • X32 45lt Syzygium ‘Resilience’
  • X2 45lt Dracena draco
  • X3 Echeveria ‘Black Prince’


  • 50m2 Charcoal pavers by “My Pave” 100x200x40


  • 1 x 820 x 2040 Corinthian Door
  • 1 x 820 x 2040 Exterior Back Door


  • 227m2 Buffalo turf



We love lights!!

For us, lighting is not just about the flick of a switch. Lighting influences the way we feel, the way we work, the way we live. So for us, lighting is about helping our customers live brighter, and to love lights as much as we do.

Beacon Lighting has been illuminating Australian homes since 1974 and to this day we remain proudly Australian owned and operated. We are Australia’s leading lighting retailer with 70 stores (and more to come!) in all capital cities and regional centres, as well as online shopping. So you can live brighter wherever you are.

We give the environment the green light. Our 100% commitment to the environment is lighting the way for others as we seek to continually offer the most advanced energy efficient solutions available.

We won’t compromise on quality, ensuring new technology is stable, reliable and offers the greatest lighting efficiencies before we stock it. By closely monitoring the most innovative architectural, building and new home developments, designs and lifestyle principles, we can offer you specialised advice on the most efficient, cost effective ways to light your home or business.

From humble beginnings to Australia's largest lighting retailer, Beacon Lighting is a proudly Australian owned and operated business that has shone for more than 35 years. With steady and continual growth, an ever-expanding product range and lighting representatives who are the leaders in their field, we are proud of what we stand for and the journey to get where we are today.

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Shaynna & Charlie selected the following lighting from the Beacon lighting range to update the fittings in Monterey:

  • Pinto 3 Light Double Glass Pendant installed in the dining room over the dining table
  • Wave Halogen Wall Sconce’s replaced all the existing wall sconces throughout the house
  • Orion 2 Light Up/ Down Exterior Wall bracket in Charcoal used on the front exterior of the house




The Choices story began in 1993 when Newfurn Limited, a co-operative group of independent furniture retailers established in 1959, first launched the brand. From an initial 17 stores in Victoria the brand has grown to being a major force in Australian retail today. ??Since those early days, Newfurn has evolved to be arguably Australia’s most progressive retail floor coverings Group.??In 2011 the Group undertook a major development decision. To change their name to Choices, to extend the range with more products, colours, textures and styles to provide customers with more opportunities ?to find the floor they’d been searching for.

At Choices we’re proud to say that we really know our stuff. Our Members combine extensive product knowledge with years of practical experience to help you find that perfect floor. ??But while they receive thorough training in all aspects of our products, customer service, colour, decorating and design, they also understand that floor coverings help create the mood and style of your home.??So, when you visit a Choices store, we promise you an enjoyable experience plus all the help you need to make the right choice for your home.

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Choices Flooring in Caringbah supplied and installed the carpet and Genero Clic flooring in the Monterey house. Shaynna selected Notus in the colour Moka from the Brease carpet range, which was installed in the attic. Shaynna also selected Genero Clic flooring in the colour Golden Elm, which was installed in all the downstairs areas of the house.



Do It Yourself Frosted film for use on glass panels in and around the home.

Is the outside view through your window unpleasant? Or can neighbours and passer-bys see straight through your living room glass doors? There are many reasons that residents are now looking to transform some of their clear glass panels into “frosted” glass. For a fraction of the cost, you can now achieve a stylish effect with the products offered from Frost & Co Window Film.
Choose from either plain film or one of over 80 designs.  A mock up of your design is prepared to suit the size and proportions of your window for your approval.  Every design is then custom cut so it can be personalised for your décor.  It’s like custom designed art for your windows.
The possible uses of Frost & Co Window Film in your home are endless – any windows, glass doors, sidelights, glass tables, glass cabinets and even outdoor glass panels can all be stylishly transformed whether to create privacy, improve safety, provide practical solutions or express creativity.  The choices are yours to enjoy!
Check out Frost & Co on their website at where you can view and select designs, input your glass measurements, obtain an instant price, place an order online, and receive delivery of your product along with easy to follow installation instructions within 14 days anywhere in Australia. Or phone 0404 568 290 for more details.

Frost & Co supplied us with sheets of frosted film to apply to the existing glass wardrobe doors in the master bedroom. They were used to disguise the yellow tint in the glass, making the doors a more neutral colour.


Furniture Freighters has been operating since 1947 in the Sydney region and has always been family owned and operated. We pride ourselves on friendly, professional service. Our motto is to let us “make your next move, your best move" and based on repeat patronage, consistent customer comments and referrals, we know this to be very true.

We are fully covered by Workers Compensation, Public Liability Insurance and Transit Insurance. Many removalists claim to offer such comprehensive insurance however this is often not the case. Transit insurance up to $200,000 is provided FREE with your booking or all risks removal insurance is available for an additional charge.  

Furniture Freighters is a proud member of the Australian Furniture Removals Association (AFRA) and adhere to a strict code of conduct. AFRA is the standard for excellence within the furniture removals industry and is your guarantee of an accredited company moving your life's

Between homes and need storage, we can offer long or short term storage solutions to suit any situation from a few days if your settlement is delayed to as long as you need, safe, secure storage for your precious possessions

Our service offers you, a customized ‘module’ vehicle to bring storage containers to your door. Your belongings are loaded directly into the modules, then stored at our fully secure facility for the duration of your storage requirements. This minimizes any associated risk from double handling, and, more importantly, also saves you money. All items going into storage with Furniture Freighters are itemized and inventoried with a full condition report provided for optimum security and peace of mind.  All items of furniture remain in padded removalists blankets or in protective coverings for the duration of storage.  We have purpose built lounge racking with protective covering which will ensure your sofas remain in pristine condition.

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Furniture Freighters removed and stored most of the owner’s furniture at Monterey.


GWA Bathrooms & Kitchens is Australia's foremost designer, manufacturer, importer and distributor of domestic and commercial bathroom and kitchen products. The product range includes sanitaryware, tapware, showers, accessories, bathware, stainless steel sinks and laundry tubs. GWA Bathrooms & Kitchens is at the forefront of product innovation incorporating water saving technology and is the market leader in water efficient sanitaryware and tapware. Our portfolio includes a number of well known Australian bathroom and kitchen brands such as Caroma, Fowler, Dorf and Clark

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GWA Bathrooms & Kitchens supplied us with the following products to complete the bathrooms, ensuite and powder rooms at Monterey:

  • Downstairs Bathroom

-       Caroma Trident Connector Toilet Suite

  • Powder Room

-       Dorf Kytin Round Plate Bath/ Shower Mixer used as the basin mixer

-       Caroma Trident Connector Toilet Suite

  • Ensuite

-       Dorf Tiber Overhead Rain Shower

-       Dorf Kytin Wall Top Assemblies

-       Caroma Cameo Wall Faced Toilet Suite

-       Dorf Kytin Round Plate Bath/ Shower Mixer used as the basin mixer

  • Upstairs Bathroom

-       Dorf Kytin Round Plate Bath/ Shower Mixer

-       Dorf Kytin Basin Mixer

-       Dorf Tiber Overhead Rain Shower with a 200mm Straight Arm

-       Dorf Kytin Wall Top Assemblies

-       Caroma Cameo Wall Faced Toilet Suite


With an established reputation for commitment to innovative design, unsurpassed craftsmanship and excellent customer service, JELD-WEN has provided reliable doors and windows to homes, apartments and commercial buildings around the world for more than 50 years.

As the market leader, when JELD-WEN expanded into Australia, it chose to partner with leading and trusted Australian brands that had strong reputations for commitment to innovative design, unsurpassed craftsmanship and excellent customer service.

JELD-WEN Australia is the name behind the iconic brands of Airlite Windows and Doors, Corinthian Doors, Regency Shower screens and Wardrobes, Stegbar and William Russell Doors.

The JELD-WEN Australia businesses all started as family operations and between them have built trusted relationships with Australian builders and homeowners for close to 70 years.

The JELD-WEN Australia team is passionately committed to transforming the residential built environment. As a business, JELD-WEN Australia takes pride in knowing their customers and appreciating the unique way in which they express their lives through their homes.

JELD-WEN Australia’s product offering delivers a total home solution with a diverse product suite from each individual brand giving customers a versatile and creative range of interior and exterior choices. 

JELD-WEN Australia is committed to maintaining the trust of its customers and continuing to grow and flourish as the partner of choice for Australia’s residential industry.

Jeld-Wen provided Shaynna with:

  • A Stegbar Chrome Clear Glass Shower screen in the main bathroom.
  • A Stegbar Chrome Clear Glass Shower screen in the Ensuite.


Kas specialises in fashionable home furnishings that reflect the youthful outlook of its management and designers. It is a leader in design trends and this is reflected in its contemporary lifestyle product range. The Kas range includes bed linen and coordinated accessories such as cushions, throws, comforters and foot stools. The coordination of designs and colours across many different products distinguishes Kas from other homeware suppliers and strongly appeals to retailers.

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Shaynna selected the following Kas cushions for the Monterey property:

Master bedroom

·        Anaya Cushions in Multi

·        Rafi Cushions in Pink

Bedroom Four

  • Rafi Cushions in Blue
  • Huxton Throw in Grey


  • Floyd Floor Cushions in Multi

Main Lounge

  • Delphi Cushions in Multi
  • Isa Cushions in Pink
  • Isa Cushions in Green

Front Lounge

  • Harpo Cushions in Pink
  • Harpo Cushions in Teal


The LUXAFLEX® Window Fashions brand has been in Australia for over sixty years and is one of the most widely known and respected window covering brands in Australia. The brand has been synonymous with quality craftsmanship, innovation and value in the window coverings market, bringing
to life the statement 'Simply Smarter By Design'.

The range of LUXAFLEX® Window Fashions is the broadest collection of non-curtain window coverings available in Australia. It includes Venetian Blinds, Roller Blinds, Vertical Blinds, Shutters, Awnings, Sunscreens, Panel Glides and Roman Shades as well as luxurious and unique products such as the soft shades collection which encompasses DUETTE® Shades, SILHOUETTE® Shadings, LUMINETTE® Privacy Sheers and PIROUETTE® Window Shadings.

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LUXAFLEX® supplied and local LUXAFLEX® Gallery Illawarra Blinds & Awnings in Bexley installed the blinds in the Monterey house. The front lounge room and front bedroom were installed with DUETTE® ARCHITELLA Duo-Lite Shades in Elan Fabric in colour Linen in both translucent and block-out opacity. All the other windows in the house were installed with block-out roller blinds in Hyams Fabric in colour Dew.


Rifco have been manufacturing fine Australian made bathroom furniture since 1975. We have an extensive range of vanities, shaving cabinets and mirrors - perfect for every bathroom. These products come in a vast range of sizes, finishes and original designs & styles. And if you can’t find what you’re looking for, we can design and make exactly what you need. So if it’s a contemporary look, simple elegance or impressive style you wish to add to your bathroom, a Rifco product is guaranteed to do the job and impress.

With over 38 years of supplying our products to Australia’s leading bathroom & plumbing specialists, we have established a reputation of excellence and quality. We have been at the forefront of innovative designs and the tried and tested performance of all our products means that when it comes to bathroom furniture, Rifco is a name you can trust.

For further information, visit our website

Rifco supplied us with the following products to complete the bathroom, ensuite and powder room in the Monterey house:

  • Upstairs Bathroom

-       Ivy 1500mm White Gloss vanity with a Vogue Acrylic top

-       Ivy 1500mm Shave Cabinet with white gloss sides

  • Ensuite

-       Ivy 1200mm White Gloss vanity with a Vogue Acrylic top

-       500 x 1100mm mirrors

  • Powder Room

-       Ivy 400mm White Gloss Vanity with a Vogue Acrylic Top

-       400 x 1100mm mirror


United Artworks was conceived in a retail furniture store in Melbourne in 2002. One of our most popular pieces of wall art developed into a business of special commissions and projects and has flourished ever since.

Recently, interior design trends have particularly focused on canvas artwork as an integral part of the overall design solution and this combined with consumer demand for exceptional value online has enabled us to find our niche.

United Artworks therefore offer exciting and new interior design inspired works suited to designers, decorators and stylists or anyone looking for genuine hand painted art that represents great value and style.

Our artworks are genuine 100% hand painted pieces and are neither digital copies, nor hand embellished prints. This is our promise and distinguishes our offer. Our design teams are comprised of genuine artists located both here in Australia, in Asia and the U.S.

We are constantly evolving and changing our models as demand requires it, so we not only remain 'on trend', but also lead the way in the marketplace for hand-painted artwork.

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Shaynna selected the following artworks from the United Artworks range to complete a modern look in Monterey:

  • Rubicon 100 x 100cm hung in the master bedroom
  • The Idyllic 100 x 100cmalso hung in the master bedroom
  • Ruby Skies 100 x 100cm hung in the fourth bedroom
  • Aperto hung in the dining
  • Temple State 120 x 90cm hung in the front lounge
  • Tulip 100x 100cm also hung in the front lounge
  • Caravelle 120 x 90cm hung in the study


Valiant Hire is Australia’s leader in office, residential, event and relocation furniture rental with locations in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Selling your home? Valiant Hire offers the most extensive and stylish furniture range to achieve the best result. Our complete styling pack is the total one stop solution and includes design, planning, styling and full installation. Items can be chosen to complement your existing furniture or create a stunning new look. We offer a wide range of home ware to decorator pieces, from classic to modern, functional to designer.
Valiant’s expert residential designers can help you with all your furniture and accessory needs. An elegantly furnished home sells for more than an unfurnished one. This makes Valiant Hire an essential service to realizing the most from your real estate. In addition, Valiant can help you during a move, relocation.

Shaynna & Charlie used a variety of furniture, art and accessories from the Valiant Showroom in Sydney to decorate the Monterey property.



We draw upon our heritage to deliver exciting, high performance, innovative working solutions to you, the professional tradesmen, today.

Since being founded in 1887, AEG POWERTOOLS has been leading the way in new product development. By introducing the first every transportable drilling machines in 1898, protable powertools were born. Over 100 years later, AEG are still offering the professional user innovative, powerful solutions that are capable of performing in the toughest conditions and engineered for oustanding reliability and durability.

AEG POWERTOOLS provided a range of power tools for our makeover team.


Since 1870, Blundstone has made the toughest, no nonsense footwear for work and play.
Decades of innovative design and production have led us to where we are today – overseeing a global supply chain bringing together the best ideas, components and designs to complement a wide range of products for a wide range of uses.

Blundstone provided footwear to the Selling Houses Team for the makeover.

DATS Environmental Services

Servicing the construction, commercial and domestic markets for over 20 years, DATS provides safe, sustainable waste management solutions with a real focus on the environment. From a comprehensive range of skip bins, tipper trucks and skip bags that can cater to all rubbish removal needs to tailored plans to help implement on-site recycling, DATS offers a range of products and services to meet all requirements.

1300 00 3287

DATS provided our Monterey makeover with 2 x 10m3 skip bins.


‘NOTHING HITS HARDER’ than the superior quality tools made for the heavy use DIY’er and with a focus on the trade industry customer. HART offers innovative design and manufacturing processes to provide end users with the durability needed and ease of use to get the job done, visit <>  to learn more.

Hart Tools provided the Selling Houses Australia team with a range of tools for the makeover.


Kennards Hire is a family owned business that has specialised in tool and equipment hire for more than sixty years. They operate more than 120 general and specialist hire centres nationally and have an enviable reputation for quality, value for money, expert advice and service. They have an extensive range of equipment - everything from hand tools for DIY projects, professional landscaping equipment, demolition saws, earthmoving and excavating gear, utes and vehicles and much more.

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Kennards provided 1 X Dingo, 1 x Plate compactor and 1 x Bricksaw for the Monterey makeover.



PriceFinder is an online property search application offering a range of tools to assist in generating timely information for all residential, commercial and rural properties. PriceFinder was first launched in 2004 in Queensland quickly becoming a major force for property information and mapping solutions and is the preferred supplier for many real estate franchises, independent real estate organisations, major valuation firms and government departments. PriceFinder - too easy!

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RP Data is the number one provider of property information, analytics and risk management services in Australia and New Zealand, 100% owned by CoreLogic  CLX– the world’s largest data and analytics provider.   Through its expansive database, it attracts a strong and loyal customer base ranging from real estate agents, finance and banking organisations, government and consumers.  RP Data combines public, contributory and propriety data to develop predictive decision-making analytics, coupled with its business services that bring insight and transparency to property markets.  Backed by 30-years of history, RP Data is the holder of the country’s largest residential and commercial property database; this provides an excellent platform to electronically value very property in Australia on a weekly basis - on average 30 million valuations are generated each month.  Recognised as a leader and an established player in the mortgage industry, RP Data continues to work with the Australian Finance and lending community to minimise risk and deliver value to consumers.

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Wollongong City Jetski is Wollongong’s premier jetski dealership. We are an authorised Kawasaki Jetski dealership specialising in the sales, service and spare parts for Kawasaki Jetskis.

We also carry out service and repairs on other brands of PWC such as Yamaha and Sea-Doo.

The owner Craig Dean started his time in the marine industry when he was 15 years old. He worked part time for his local jetski shop sweeping floors and putting tools away. From there Craig continued to work in the marine industry and in 2002 he completed his apprenticeship and became a qualified marine mechanic.

Craig Started Wollongong City Jetski in 2010 after owning and managing another dealership in Sydney since 2007. With his knowledge and experience in the PWC industry Craig will be able to answer all your questions that are PWC related and provide a customer service that is second to none.

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Wollongong City Jet Ski supplied the jet ski Andrew Winter rides at the start of the show.


Are you looking to create your dream home but don’t know where to start? Gardner Construction is a full-service construction company, with a lengthy track-record of turning design dreams into a reality. Our fully-integrated building services mean that we can look after your project from beginning to end – so you can skip the hassle, enjoy a seamless process and keep track of our work through your own dedicated interactive client portal.

Our extensive portfolio is testament to the workmanship of our expert tradesmen. Each member of our team has a wealth of experience in building landmark homes across Sydney. Together, we have delighted a long list of clients with new homes, home additions, home extensions and second floor additions.

Whatever your building, extension or renovation requirements, you can expect honest and trusted advice on the best solution to suit your needs. We’d love to hear about your project. Get in touch with us today for a prompt, no-obligation quote.

For more, visit or Free Call: 1800 BUILDA

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