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Everyone is after the latest products these days but sometimes its more fun to look into things from a time long past. As the saying goes: Old is Gold. If you are drawn to the unusual charm of old ornaments and wish to adorn your home with the remnants of a bygone era, then we are just the place for you.

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Self-expression

Antiques are a form of self-expression and having them in your home reflects your refined taste. That is why Brisbane Antique Centre has some of the best variety of Home Antiques that can enhance the mood of your house.

Services

Collection We boast a sophisticated collection of home antiques ranging from small trinkets to large pieces of furniture. Our collection spans across different cultures and centuries and you are bound to find something that suits your fancy.

Professional Expertise/ Appraisals

We are a reliable place where you can find authentic articles at reasonable prices. A team of highly professional antique appraisers thoroughly investigate all the pieces put on display at our shop. If you have any personal items that you want appraised, you can avail the services of these professionals whose credibility is guaranteed.

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How To Reduce Your Energy Consumption At Home


Energy consumption is a problem that is faced by many people all over the world. Many homes suffer the heavy priced bills and upgraded costs in their energy consumption without any fault of their own. This periodic rise in utility bills can put a badly great effect on the general budget of the house. The markets are rarely of help. Hence, it is important that we must do whatever we can about reducing the energy consumption in our homes so that we can do our part in making our bills affordable.

Energy efficient appliances

The first thing that you can do is install energy efficient supplies with the help of an electrician. He will also suggest certain appliances that not only fall in your budget but are durable as he may have the necessary experience. These appliances are the main reason your bills show the numbers you never expected to see. Moreover, with changings easons, some appliances are used more than the others. This can cause that change to occur unexpectedly. But one thing that will not disappoint you are the energy saving supplies. Some of them may be pricey depending upon the size but they will save you from periodic heavy costs.

Smart thermostat

Install a thermostat that can automatically turn itself in case you are sleeping or out of the house for some errands. This will not only save the heat inside the house but also reduce your energy consumption.

Routine behaviour

There are some things that you will need to handle rather than depending upon the electrician’s advice or appliances to do the job. These things include normalizing certain habits into your routine behavior. Foremost of these habits is unplugging devices or appliances when they are not being used. Simply, switching off an appliance is not enough because some devices like the TV, washing machine and others have a stand by mode meaning they are feeding off of energy even if they are not being used. Other than that, you must put a shade over your windows to keep the coolness or warmth inside the rooms. Similarly, close the doors and windows when the heaters or air conditioners are on so as to avoid keeping them running for a long time. Moreover, utilize the appliances with constant care.

Incorporate green power

The cheapest way to reduce energy consumption in a house is to incorporate green power in the house which means using other forms of energy resources like sunlight, wind, water etc to produce electricity. This particular energy resource can be installed within the house by any professional after hours electrician perth you have hired. The costs usually depend on where you buy the product from.

Selling Antiques: Why Choose Antique Furniture?

The antiques are appreciated by connoisseurs and collectors, but not only, even by neophytes who want to furnish their home with a classic touch and fine. In the antiques sector there are different types of furniture and furnishings.

First there are the ancient ones, coming from ancestors; they are objects that families have handed down for generations and that have an economic as well as an emotional value.

All the furniture of the nineteenth century and beyond, the Liberty and Art Nouveau sideboards of the first decades of the twentieth century, but also the post-war kitchens of the grandparents can be included in this collection.

Some passionate and expert collectors recover even older objects, preserving the state of the material with care and through the right products.

Then there are the antique and vintage or shabby chic inspired furniture that are increasingly appreciated and sought after in today’s furnishings.

These furniture components are relatively young, made in today’s era, with a retro style that refers to distant times. The value of antiqued furnishings drops considerably compared to authentic antiques, for this reason they can be found at advantageous prices and affordable for all budgets, for example in flea markets.

Then there are the poor art furniture that, as the word itself says, take up the style of peasant kitchens, country farmhouses, masonry, houses of ordinary people. They are easily recognizable thanks to the extensive use of raw wood, in its natural essence, with simple cuts, sharp and uneven corners, important and solid volumes, without too many decorations or frills.

Currently the Arte Povera furniture has been cleared through customs also thanks to the TV series set in the prairies and kitchens of the ancient noble houses, where wood is the protagonist: cherry wood tables, massive walnut sideboards with display cabinets, beech wall units are all furnishing components that can be found in the dining rooms designed nowadays.

Furnishing with antique furniture means giving a touch of warmth to the house, giving a comfortable note to any room, both in the living room and in the sleeping area.

The shabby chic style, aimed at recovery and recycling, is popular in the bathrooms, through the grandmother’s ceramic bowls which become freestanding washbasins on the wooden bases, the porcelain jugs with which daily hygiene was provided, the free-standing bathtubs, with animal details and brass inserts, the wicker baskets of Provencal taste.

How to decorate your home in vintage style

An old honey-colored turntable, formica chairs, an upholstered velvet armchair and a repainted white table. In a word: vintage .
An extraordinary style to intruduce within the walls of the house, which sees the recovery of objects full of nostalgia and passion, ready to recover value and rediscover a temporal dimension far from them.

  1. 60s POP ART COLOR
    An explosion of vitamin and energizing shades, so cheerful that it makes your head spin. This palette covers upholstered seats or brightens the floors through weaves woven in old style rugs.
  2. VINTAGE SIDEBOARDS
    An alternative to classic sideboards, vintage sideboards give a regenerating touch to the interior. They are easily adaptable to any corner of the house, but above all they convey an absolutely exclusive retro style to the environment
  3. RECOVERY MATERIALS: WOOD
    Wood is a material that speaks of its past and is ideal as an element to be inserted in a vintage context. Whether it’s a rough parquet, “ruined” effect, or an antique table to be placed in the center of the living area, don’t be afraid to overdo it. Excess is allowed.
  4. RETRO DETAILS: VINTAGE AND VINYL PRINTS You
    prefer old yellowed prints to the perfectly framed painting – for example botanical ones – and remember to dedicate a visible corner to an old record player with attached vinyls.
  5. RECEPTION IN THE KITCHEN
    A prerogative of the vintage style is timeless reception. Entering a house with a retro flavor is like entering the grandmother’s kitchen, where there is no fear of displaying the dishes outside the cupboard, but the atmosphere is able to receive its guests with a religious welcome.

Delivery Services

Because we understand how delicate of a job it is to transport antiques we also offer complimentary delivery services. The cost of this service depends upon the nature and size of the antique that needs to be delivered.

Contact us

For more information please feel free to contact us through our website: brisbaneantiquecentre.com.au. If you have any questions or queries or would like to leave a comment, then you’re welcome to reach out to us. We typically respond within a few working days at the most.