Guides and manuals
HIA Kitchens, Bathrooms and Renovations regularly publishes useful industry guides, information sheets and publications that can reviewed or bought online.
Contract and compliance information sheets
Kitchen, bathroom and renovation specialists can download HIA information sheets as a guide to understanding your compliance and contractual obligations and keep you across any changes to regulations in your state or territory.
Kitchen and bathroom contracts information
Download contract information for your state or territory. Covers questions such as required insurances, deposits and payments.
Industry reference guides
Guide to Bathroom Planning & Design
300 pages packed with images and expert tips for both the experienced and those new to bathroom. Preview contents (1.7MB). Buy online
HIA Guide to kitchen planning and design
This industry reference book for Australian kitchen designers, planners and manufacturers presents a comprehensive gallery of kitchen designs and covers all aspects from the initial design brief through to completion of the project. Includes layouts, space planning, materials, finishes, contracts and documentation and more. To preview contents
Guide to kitchen and bathroom construction - Edition two
A valuable industry resource to clarify areas of quality and workmanship standards and tolerances in the construction and installation of kitchens and bathrooms. The guide is most useful where such standards and tolerances are not articulated in contract documents, relevant legislation or the BCA. Preview content (pdf, 42KB)
Guide to check measure
A practical resource tool produced by HIA for experienced industry professionals and beginners alike. The guide covers a range of topics including the key principles for measuring interiors, measuring equipment, documenting measurements, site conditions, expert tips and the golden rules for measuring correctly to avoid costly manufacturing mistakes. Preview content (pdf, 96KB)
Introduction to kitchen planning
Covers the introductory essentials of kitchen space planning including key design guidelines. The guide is ideal for those new to the industry and those who want to know more about the basic principles of kitchen space planning.