Traditional Chatterton Heritage Balustrade and Lacework

Chatterton Traditional Heritage balustrade and lacework can add those finishing touches to any heritage style home. Installing a traditional Heritage Style balustrade is made easy with a large range of DIY Components available from Chatterton Lacework. Balustrade designs like the Carmel Balustrade and the Sandsville Balustrade will enhance any balcony with the assistance of the…

Chatterton Heritage Restoration

The restoration of a heritage property can be both fun and rewarding. A  heritage cottage  can  make full use of the traditional verandah often featuring the classic Chantilly,Clover and Victoria lace designs with the unique design of the lace corners.   Classic verandah posts compliment the verandah as do  the traditional Victorian fence and gate…

Free Flowing Heritage Lacework and Heritage Balustrade

This typical Queensland style home with the large flowing verandah with a typical old style verandah panel featuring sheafs of wheat.This verandah is complimented by the vast amounts of free flowing sandsville lacework.A design dating back to the 1880 period common in Queensland architecture.These old style balustrade and lacework designs would most likely have been…

Queenslander Style homes are popular in Queensland and northern NSW

Owing to their simplicity of construction,standardised designs were   produced through the 1920 and 1930 period..Despite these advantages,tastes changed and the style fell out of favour after the second world war.The need for cheaper homes first saw large verandahs reduced to small landings.Internal walls were made of fibreboards including asbestos and gypsum.Land was cleared with…

The Traditional Queenslander

The quintessential Queenslander is of all timber construction with a corrugated iron roof. They are all high set single storey dwellings with a characteristic veranda that extends around the house to varying extents but never entirely surrounds it. In later years, many have been renovated to enclose part or all of these verandahs to create…