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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|

“Check That Deck Out” – Why A Deck Could Be Right For You

A home with a deck is simply better than a house without one. You’d be hard-pressed to find an Australian who doesn’t enjoy a summer barbecue on a sunny deck. If you have the room, investing in a deck can be the perfect addition for your family and your home. Here are some reasons Aussie’s are installing decks and loving it. 1. A deck is versatile. Whether it’s entertaining guests, enjoying some quality family time, hosting a festive event or a birthday, a deck is the perfect way to utilise your property’s space. 2. A quality deck will increase [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|

Planning Your Renovation Dream

Renovating your own home is one of the most satisfying things you can do. Not only do you get to witness the drastic changes your home takes from before to after, you effectively improve the liveability and value of your home. While the end result may be the most enjoyable part of renovating, getting to that point takes some time and hard work. Many Australian homeowners become overwhelmed before the construction work even begins, not knowing exactly how to kick off the renovation process. They may have a vision or design direction they want each element to take, but [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|