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    Have you considered passive design for your home? Passive home design refers to any device or structure that takes advantage of the surrounding environment, climate or elements to help passively heat, cool and light your home, supplementing the use of active temperature-control systems. Passive homes offer a huge range of benefits to home buyers, including […]

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    Difficult, sloping blocks can be time-consuming, impractical and costly to excavate. Slab homes dug into a slope can often result in steep driveways, large retaining walls and an unattractive façade. In some cases it may even be impossible to reduce the slope of the land to the point you can build a standard home on […]

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    First impressions do matter, so choosing the right façade for your home is important. An attractive façade can not only increase the value of a house, but it also sets the tone for the entire home. Before looking at some of our façade inspiration, be sure to consider the following points: The surrounding landscape. If […]

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    Tips and tricks for creating a home office that works. If your job allows you the flexibility to telecommute, or if you’re working as a freelancer from home, you may find yourself needing a home office. When working from home there needs to be a fine balance where the space is professional enough for you […]

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    Always consider the resell value of your home when building. In the excitement that comes from building a new home, home buyers often forget to consider aspects that will increase its resell value. Although selling a brand new home is often far from the mind of the home owner, it is more convenient and cost effective […]

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    The modern rustic interior craze is here to stay. With warehouses, industrial buildings and even old farms or barns acting as inspiration and the rising popularity of the trend, it is easier than ever to find products perfect for this kind of design. Take a look at some of our modern rustic interior design ideas for […]

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    Unfortunately it almost always happens – the baby blue or pale pink walls you painstakingly chose for your child will one day become their own personal nightmare. It does not matter how much care or thought you put into that jungle-themed nursery or brightly coloured kids room, it will inevitably become a source of embarrassment […]

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    The perfect shade of white can enhance the look, feel and space of your home. With so many beautiful shades to choose from, you could spend hours contemplating whether ivory, natural or cotton white is right for you. Our preferred paint supplier Haymes have given us some great tips on how different whites affect your […]

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    Having a luxurious bathroom is like having your own sanctuary. There is nothing quite as tranquil as the clean lines and decor of a beautifully designed bathroom, so follow these simple tips to create the elegance you have always wanted in one of the most essential areas of your home. DESIGN Designing your bathroom with lots […]

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    So you have worked hard with your builder and finally selected the new home you love. Everything is on track and you have just received the floor plans. Any errors at this point can be both costly and difficult to live with later, so once you receive the plans it is important to review them […]

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    One of the major advantages in building your own home is that you can select a design that will best suit you. From your lifestyle to your budget, there are many aspects that need to be taken into account. Decisions need to be made, and one of the biggest is whether you should build a single storey or […]

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    Alfresco areas and outdoor living spaces have grown incredibly popular throughout Australia over the last ten years. Today these areas aren’t just a table and barbeque outside; they’re true extensions of your indoor living and dining rooms. Not only can they add immense value to your home, but a stylish alfresco area can really enhance […]