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June 21st, 2020 in

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The $25,000 new HomeBuilder Scheme: Is it for you?

A grant of $25,000 is announced for homebuilders across Australia by the federal government. The HomeBuilder Scheme that is effective starting June is only available for a limited duration. read more
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June 12th, 2020 in

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Cost to renovate a house: Interior, Exterior and Room wise split-up

According to industry data the average cost to renovate a house is between $2,000 to $2,500 per square meter here in Australia, BUT.... In my own experience renovating custom projects that number is closer to between $2,500 to $4,000. read more
renovation selections process

June 11th, 2020 in

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Selection’s process: What is it, and do I need an interior designer?

Selections process, what is it and do i need an interior designer? The selections process is what I call the system that i use for selecting all of the products, materials and various items that will be used in putting together your building project. The list of items can be somewhat daunting and will be driven by the scale and size of your project. In my opinion this is one of the most important steps in getting organised and setting yourself up for success. The list of selection items coul read more
Renovation Mistakes

June 10th, 2020 in

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Common renovation mistakes and how to avoid them?

Whether you’re a seasoned renovator or it’s your first time, there are many mistakes that you should actively avoid when starting out on a new project. read more
bathroom renovations what tradies to use

April 24th, 2020 in

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Bathroom Renovations: What Tradies Do I Need?

From builders, architects, electricians, painters, plumbers, tilers and waterproofers – they are all required at some stage of the process to complete the bathroom renovations. Here are my top 8 contractors you really need to consider hiring to get the job done! read more

April 24th, 2020 in

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Guide on House Extensions: What You Need to Know Before You Start?

There are loads of different types of Home Improvement you can do. Some are really cheap & easy to do, and they'll certainly add a little sparkle to your living space. read more

April 19th, 2020 in

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What Are The Different Types of Home Improvement?

There are loads of different types of Home Improvement you can do. Some are really cheap & easy to do, and they'll certainly add a little sparkle to your living space. read more

April 16th, 2020 in

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Why Bother Doing a Home Renovation?

For most people, it’s very important to have a home that’s not only comfortable but fulfills all their family’s needs. We outline 6 reasons why you should think of doing a Home Renovation. read more
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April 4th, 2020 in

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3 ways you can save money by Upgrading the bathroom

Don't let the cost of a bathroom remodel put you off. Here are 3 profitable reasons why you should consider taking the plunge. read more
Time line of a renovation project

March 28th, 2020 in

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How long does it take to renovate a house? Renovation time calculator

it should take on average between 4 - 6 weeks of build time for every $80,000 dollars you plan on spending read more

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