HOME IMPROVEMENT BLOG

Passive Cooling Your Home Additions

Amid rising temperatures and energy costs, it’s more important than ever to consider passive cooling design principles when planning a home addition. We walk you through the basic principles of designing home additions that keep you cool when the heat is on.

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Financing Renovations

Whether your renovations are relatively minor (a new kitchen or bathroom), or major like a second storey addition or ground floor extension, the chances are that you’ll need to consider how you’ll be financing it. Here are some of the most common options.

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Staircase Design for Australian homes

As second storey home addition builders, we put in a lot of staircases! This article takes you through some of the key considerations, and along the way will hopefully inspire some passion for these fabulous interior features.

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How to add extra space for less

With Sydney property prices hitting stratospheric heights, moving house to get the extra space you need has become a less palatable option, However, a second-storey addition lets you add that extra room without having to move.

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Know Your Rights – NSW building laws in a nutshell

NSW home owners are covered by a range of laws designed to ensure that builders are licensed, insured and competent, and home owners are protected in the event of a problem or disagreement. We detail the key laws relating to home building, including the new and revised laws that came into effect on 15 Jan 2015.

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Landscaping after your renovations

When you’re getting major work done on your house, it often makes sense to budget for landscaping following the work. So when might landscaping be a smart investment, and what are the best ways to approach it?

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Home Renovation on a budget

Many of our customers have big dreams but small budgets so over the years we’ve become pretty good at identifying ‘bang-for-buck’ opportunities and delivering cost effective solutions.

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