Each year I take great joy in decorating and sharing our Christmas tablescapes. We nearly always try for a native table, as we love what nature is reflecting this gorgeous time of year. This year is no exception, as we share our Australian Christmas table and include a few hints and a special offer so…Continue Reading
Many builders are beginning to shut down their sites this week. I find it is often a time of trepidation for home owners, who are unsure what to expect over the Christmas break. Will there be anyone there? Will it be safe? What if something goes wrong? Let’s have a look at what you can…Continue Reading
Christmas is a time for rest and reflection, for spending time with friends and family, but have you ever considered it is a great time for working on your business? Trade businesses generally take a break for a few weeks over Christmas and the New Year and even if you don’t get a break, no…Continue Reading
Building and renovating is hardly a stress free time, and many issues can blow out to create bigger ones. We’ve all heard the horror stories of something catastrophic going wrong during a build or renovation, but what can it go wrong and how can you prevent it?
It is really common for trade businesses to have a shut down period over the Christmas season. It’s a great time now, if your business is going to shut down, to look at all you have to do to secure the site and keep workers and clients informed.
I thought long and hard about writing this end to the series, but in order of fairness to all involved, I feel it essential. You see you will not like your builder at various points throughout your build, and generally (but not always) those the final days feel horrible. Let’s explore why!
From Quote To Completion…Continue Reading
It is that time of the year, for some of us, that means a break and time to relax. Before we do though, Christmas is a great period of the year to reward our staff for their hard work and dedication during the year. There are many ways to do this, however being the trade…Continue Reading