If you ask your 5-year-old at bedtime whether they’d like one story or two stories, the answer probably won’t surprise you. But what about one ‘storey’ versus two storeys? We’re talking, of course, about house extensions. If you’re considering going down this road, you’re doing it for extra space, extra privacy, extra value, and a … Read More One-storey VS Two-storey House Extensions: All The Pros And Cons
Some people like to move with the times, finding convenience and enjoying the clean lines of the ultra-modern. However period homes aren’t just full of history, charm and character, research has shown that areas with a high density of period homes often have a higher value. So whether you’ve had your period home for years and … Read More 6 Considerations For Period Home Renovations
You know the feeling. A friend invites you for dinner, you walk into their kitchen and you’re absolutely blown away. You MUST get something like this at your place! But then it hits you. What would a stunning kitchen renovation cost exactly? Well, how much does a car cost? You get the idea. More accurately, … Read More How Much Should A Kitchen Renovation Cost?
You could have the dream bathroom, perfect living spaces, and the ideal floorplan – and you’d still be overlooking something crucial. Yes, the interior needs to be right, but today we want to talk about something that is at least equally important: your dream home’s exterior. In this post we’re talking about external house colour schemes. So, … Read More 6 Ways to get your Exterior House Colour Schemes Right
What does a Building Surveyor do? Since the dramatic landslip at a construction site in Mount Waverley investigations have revealed that in the past six years dozens of surveyors have been reprimanded and fined or had their registration suspended or cancelled. So, what does a Building Surveyor do? Are they providing a quality, valued service? … Read More Building Surveyor: Roles and Responsibilities
Bad Builders Bad Builders are the scourge of the industry but what can you do to avoid them and protect your valuable asset from shoddy and dangerous practice? Recently, a builder has been reprimanded and had his registration suspended for four months after he demanded payment for the frame stage before the work was completed, and … Read More Builders Suspended and Fined