How to Avoid Renovations Regret

Renovation regrets, unfortunately, happen all too often. People with big ideas end up with unattractive or even unnecessary additions to their homes because they did not think through their renovations. Here are some tips to help you avoid renovation regret….

7 Styles Of Homes You Will Find In Melbourne

Melbourne is known for its eclectic variety of architecture. Whether you’re into vintage details or modern layouts, there are so many unique styles of homes to see. Below are seven of the most common styles of homes that you are…

5 Smart Extension Ideas For Your Home

Do you need more space in your home but don’t want the hassle of moving into a bigger house? A home extension may be a more cost-effective option than having to put up with the challenges of moving house. According…

How To Maximise Your Outdoor Area With An Extension

The outdoor room movement is fast capturing the imagination and hearts of Australians. This home extension philosophy addresses the desire to expand and integrates the functionality and value of the outdoors with that of a home’s interior living areas. For…

How Trees Can Affect Your Renovation

Green leafy suburbs may offer huge appeal for those looking to buy or build a new home, but for renovators, local tree regulations often pose a challenge when it comes to home extensions and improvements. Standard A8 (54.03-6) on Significant…

What To Look For When Buying A Property To Renovate

Renovating a property is one of the easiest and affordable ways to create your dream home. If you buy the wrong property, it can turn into a money pit. There are certain considerations to take into account when you are…

Choosing The Perfect Floor Plan

Have you ever considered how the design of a home can function as a launch pad to radically improve your and your family’s lifestyle? The perfect floor plan defines how a home works and feels and ensures comfortable living. Let’s…

Open Plan Living Vs Zoned Living – Which Is Best For Your Home?

Do you want to enhance the quality of your living space by creating a more modern feel with free-flowing areas? Or perhaps you want the privacy of individualised spaces for a home office, library or playroom? Your home renovation goals…

What To Consider When Renovating Your California Bungalow

Popular in the early 1900’s, the California Bungalow is a much-loved home style of Melbourne. Known for their single storey’s, set back frontage and gable roofing, original California Bungalows are a hot commodity in the property market. Although they are…

What Is Passive Design And How Can It Improve My Home Extension?

Are you looking for a home design that makes maximum use of climate conditions to maintain a pleasant temperature range in your living spaces naturally? Then you should consider how passive design is used to lower residential energy use in…

4 Tips To Help You Successfully Communicate With Your Home Remodelling Builder

You’re ready to remodel your home, the budget is set, the design is perfect so it’s time to get started. This is the point where many people’s excitement turns to frustration because they don’t know how to successfully communicate with…

6 Space-Saving Tips For Your Home Renovation

Smart space-saving decisions made during the design and renovation of your home will make even the smallest rooms seem luxuriously spacious. All it takes is a little bit of planning, attention to detail and, of course, working with expert design-build…

Eliminating Stress During Your Home Renovation

When you decide you to renovate your home, it’s an exciting prospect. You look forward to a house that you always wanted to have. However, renovations can come with some stress, which is caused by various factors such as different…

What People Look For In A Federation House

There is something unspoken about the picturesque beauty of a Victorian house that people simply love to admire. Generations have lived in these houses, and each one has a unique story and history. What’s even more attractive about period homes…

How You Can Stretch Your Renovation Budget

Of course, you want the best – who doesn’t? However, when it comes to renovating your home, you have to spend the most to get the best. If you’re not in the position to do this, you need to look…

The History Of Burwood

The history of Burwood, Victoria began with the first settlements in the mid to late 1800s that sparsely populated the town. Over the last 200 years, a constant property boom has occurred, which has ensured Burwood is a place both…

What To Ask Your Home Remodelling Designer

If you’ve decided to remodel your Melbourne home and are excited to go ahead with the project, you should bear in mind that they often come with unexpected hurdles, which may affect the success of your renovation. For this reason,…

Are You Ready To Renovate?

If your Melbourne home needs a renovation due to a growing family or just the need to up size, it’s so important that you don’t just dive into the project without a clear plan in place. The last thing you…

Why You Should Consider Getting A Second Story Extension For Better ROI On Your Property

When it comes to owning a home, it only makes sense that you want to maximise the return on your property investment. This often means undertaking renovation, restoration or other property projects, which require time and money. It’s therefore understandable…

The Cardinal Rules Of Property Extensions

Adding extensions to your property is always a great idea, because you end up with more space and increase the value of your home. However, with so many aspects to the extension or renovation process, it’s crucial that every step…