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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.

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renovation the survival guide

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.

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Reality TV vs Reality

Why do builders and tradespeople not like this flavour of reality TV? Put simply, they create unrealistic expectations. The reality of a real-world, un-staged renovation is very different in terms of time (and money) to the televised version.

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Solar Panels

Building Sustainability Into Your Renovations

There are 5 main points to focus on when designing and building your renovation with the environment in mind: Passive Design Principles, Materials, Waste, Energy and Water. In this two-part series we share some ways to make your home renovations more sustainable.

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Renovating soon? Be nice to your neighbours!

Are you planning on renovating or extending your home? Under a new proposal to amend NSW Planning laws you may be legally required to involve your neighbours before submitting your DA to council for approval. These are the first major planning changes for NSW in the last 30 years.

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