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The Latest Renovation Trends

Looking for great ideas for your home? At Addbuild, we work on up to 80 projects a year, which puts us in a good position to identify and share what’s currently 'in' when people are making changes to their house. You might anticipate some of these trends, but we think one or two may also [...]

June 1st, 2017|

Renovation: The Survival Guide

  The DA is approved, the builder chosen and you think you are ready for your renovation. It’s the perfect time to check your plan of action, and we’re happy to share Addbuild’s experience of hundreds of renovations to guide you. Should I Stay or Should I Go? It’s probably the first decision, and one [...]

March 31st, 2017|Tags: |

Extensions & Renovations For Semi-Detached Houses

Urban life of the inner city suburbs of Sydney has a certain kind of energy and buzz about it. Each suburb, or village has its own character with appeal to a whole range of families with varying lifestyles. Part of the appeal of bustling suburbs like Erskineville, Randwick, Leichhardt and Waverley is due to the [...]

December 20th, 2016|Tags: |

Reality TV vs Reality

Many builders and tradespeople are not fans of shows like House Rules and The Block. But why is that? Reality TV shows provide viewers with inspiration, give them a chance to see new products and current trends, plus they get a chance to see what just needs to be done in order to make big [...]

November 1st, 2016|

Visit us at the Sydney Home Show

We'll be at the Sydney Home Show at the Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (October 28-30, 2016). Come along and meet the team and find out everything you need to know about home additions, extensions and renovations. It's free entry this year! Find out more here >

October 24th, 2016|

Home additions for extended families

Living and working in Sydney provides a fantastic lifestyle and it's no wonder we're consistently rated as one of the world's best cities to live in. However, our the rapidly rising cost of real estate in Sydney is having a huge impact on families both young and old. A result of this is that living [...]

October 14th, 2016|

Building Sustainability Into Your Renovations Part 2

View Part One (Passive Design, Materials & Waste Reduction) here > Considering sustainability before you start your renovation and throughout the entire renovation process, not only helps the environment but it will also save you money – now, and in the long run. Energy use and efficiency Energy costs continue to rise, as does the [...]

July 1st, 2016|Tags: |