House Extensions Armadale (Design & Drafting Services)

Those who live in Armadale really do love their chirpy jubilant location. And when it comes to the beautiful home extensions Armadale locals adore and cherish for years and years to come, it’s the guys at RFT Solutions who can help turn the dream into reality!

You don’t have to look beyond the brilliant modern architecture, quaint renovated workers cottages and perfect palm-lined paths to understand why it’s home extensions Armadale locals love the most.

Why? Because if you love living in Armadale don’t move away – adapt your home so it gets right up to date with your modern lifestyle!

RFT Solutions does the home extensions Armadale locals love – because our services and renovations are easy, stress-free … and the amazing Balwyn foreshore is never far away!

Home extensions Armadale – Why do the locals love to extend?

home extension armadaleOur services: Not only will we do your drafting, but we’ll also take all the hassle out of the building, extending and renovating. We assess the builder’s quotes, handle all the tender documentation and permits, and also deal with surveyors, engineers, assessors and other industry professionals.

Our experience: We don’t just do the home extensions Armadale locals can rely on. We also do building design and drafting on new homes and developments across the Melbourne suburbs – and we’ve been doing it for decades!

Our quality: Sit back and let us obtain all the permits and building cost estimates you’ll need, whilst sorting out the best and most professionally recommended builders for your project.

Our skills: RFT Solutions’ skilled designers will work with you on the sort of home extensions Armadale has come to trust. Your extension will blend perfectly with your existing home, your budget, and the home of your dreams.

Our savings: Construction costs are 10-20% down when you entrust your beautiful and soundly-constructed home extension to RFT Solutions. Home extensions in Armadale can be expensive, but you’ll get the best value for money if you put your project in the hands of the RFT Solutions professionals.

Your dream extension: The home extensions Armadale locals want do not come from a cookie-cutter. Let us tailor your dream Melbourne home extension to your requirements, wishes, and budget, thanks to our years of training and experience.

Example Armadale Home Extensions & Drafting Services Projects

Our client’s existing home was a small (130m2) largely intact interwar villa with 3 cramped bedrooms, one bathroom and a small kitchen/family space with very little natural light as it was built up against a brick wall belonging to a two-story apartment block. It was decided to keep the existing façade and chimney and demolish the remainder.

We worked with the small irregular shaped block of 258m2 to design a ground floor of 150m2 with two bedrooms, a shared bathroom and an open plan kitchen living dining with courtyard and pool at the rear. The 1st floor of 58m2 has a large main bedroom, ensuite and large WIR and a fourth bedroom/study.

Below the ground, we included a 52m2 basement for artistic endeavours with wet areas and storage and two walkover light wells to offer natural light.

The main wish of our client was to maximise glazing throughout the entire house and they now have 260m2 of space flooded with natural light.


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History of Armadale

Armadale, a residential suburb 7 km south-east of central Melbourne, is situated between Prahran and Malvern. Its boundaries are Orrong, Malvern, Glenferrie and Dandenong Road. It is named after Armadale House, the residence of James Munro (1832-1908), Premier and Attorney-General, speculator and failed land-boomer. Munro was born in Armadale, Sutherland shire, Scotland. Armadale House (1876) is heritage-listed.

In 1879 when the railway line was connected between Armadale and Oakleigh a station was opened at Armadale. This resulted in a commercial centre around the station and residential subdivisions nearby. A State primary school was opened in 1884. Several large residences in generous grounds were built. Some survive, but mostly in diminished allotments. Armadale was described in the Australian handbook, 1893:


Armadale Drafting Specialist

Truly, Armadale is a place where you can enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city, which is why RFT Solutions is as proud of this place as you are!

RFT Solutions provides a design and drafting service for Armadale home extensions and renovations. We obtain building cost estimates, all the permits required, then tender, assess and negotiate builders quotes. We tender to builders whose reputation, time in business and quality of work has been recommended by building surveyors. Building surveyors issue the building permit and conduct inspections during construction. They are the best qualified to judge a builders quality of work rather than friends or neighbours.



If you're building a new home, house extension or renovation, RFT Solutions offer peace of mind. Our goal is to save you time, money and achieve a result you love. Contact us today (03) 9421-2222 for a free consultation.