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Outdoor Living

Outdoor living is a highly sought-after feature of Australian homes. It goes hand-in-hand with Australian lifestyle and our culture of enjoying the great outdoors. When buying and building homes, Aussie’s are increasingly searching for ways to create an outdoor space with wow-factor, where they can entertain and enjoy the Australian dream. Whether it’s a barbecue with friends, family gatherings, or a place to unwind, there is nothing better than an inviting outdoor living area that is planned and executed effectively. So, how do you create an awesome new space, or take your existing backyard from good to great? Here’s [...]

By | December 5th, 2018|

Kitchen Renovations – Modernising Your Space

Home styles and interior design trends are ever-changing. It’s hard enough to stay on top of what’s trending from season to season, let alone year on year. Most rooms in a home can be updated fairly easily, for example, the furniture in a living room, or bedding and pillows in a bedroom. Kitchens, however are a trickier assignment due to the effort involved and permanent nature of the work. Kitchen’s usually involve renovations or complete overhauls to update them entirely. There are some key design aspects to consider to effectively breathe life back into a dated kitchen or to [...]

By | November 22nd, 2018|

Bathroom Renovations On A Budget

Renovating a bathroom can seem like a simple and affordable process – after all, it’s usually one of the smaller rooms in the home, right? We’ve seen firsthand many bathroom renovation budget blowouts – usually all-to-eager homeowners undertaking a bathroom renovation on a specific budget, only for it to end up costing far more than first planned. To avoid this, it’s best to have realistic expectations from the beginning. This helps avoid disappointment and keeps your budget in line and on track. Seeking advice from bathroom renovation specialists like a qualified carpenter can help answer any questions and also [...]

By | August 16th, 2018|

Is Your Renovation Future-Proof?

When homeowners decide to renovate or extend, their perception of the ideal outcome is based on personal design tastes, living needs for their family, and their own desires. The entire planning process is a rare opportunity to be selfish and design a solution to look exactly how you envision. Considering it is to primarily serve you and your family, you have every right to think of your own needs and wants. But when it comes time to sell – three, five, or even ten years down the track – it’s important that your home draws enough interest from the [...]

By | June 13th, 2018|

Creating Your Sustainable (and affordable) Dream Home

As much as design trends and price weigh upon the end decision for homeowners when choosing a builder or carpenter, there is another factor being considered – sustainability. In most areas of life, humans are working to become more environmentally friendly. The contemporary home has become a ‘green zone’, with emphasis on solar energy, recycling, plumbing and water systems – the list goes on. However, it’s not only environmentally friendly features that are being added. Homes are now being entirely constructed sustainably, utilising materials that reduce environmental impact. It isn’t a new concept, with amazing homes being built sustainably [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|

‘Rough’ Carpenters Vs ‘Finish’ Carpenters

Many people are unaware that there are different types of carpenters. Much like any other profession and industry, carpenters specialise in different areas. There are the carpenters who are known as rough carpenters. These guys love structural work. Give them a frame, scaffold, support structure, floorwork, and they’ll knock it out quickly. While this isn’t exactly the most glamourous form of carpentry, it is no less important than the fancy design finishes. ‘Rough’ carpenter isn’t such a nice name for such an important role they play in the construction process. Then there are ‘finish’ carpenters. This type of carpenter [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|