One of the biggest mistakes I made the first time I built a home, was to fall in love with a house plan before I purchased the land. Of course the house plan didn’t suit the block at all and I had to give up on something I had my heart set on. To save…Continue Reading
I asked you at the beginning of the year, if you had any questions you’d love answered. I received lots of fantastic questions which I will be answering over the coming weeks. One such of these was about the process of lifting an existing house and building in under. We did a lot of these…Continue Reading
I’m one of those people at a BBQ that gets cornered by lots of questions. In my experience, everyone has questions for builders. Fortunately for me, I’m not shy of a good natter and don’t mind sharing what I have learned. There are some reoccurring questions, most of which I have answered here at one…Continue Reading
Not every improvement you make on your home will create a return on the investment you make. But some will, and the return can be great. From renovating bathrooms, to improving curb appeal, what’s really important to ensuring profit from your reno? Here’s my top 5 home improvements that will provide a return on investment.
The New Year brings a wave of DIYers willing to give a few jobs around their home a try. While we think it is fantastic for you to be involved in improving your home, there are a few things you must do before undertaking a DIY project, to ensure your safety and the ensure the…Continue Reading
I’ve been in the unique position to have built a house both as a client and as a wife of a builder, and I can tell you that each comes with its on set of challenges. But the challenges I found as the client, were all based around the fear of the unknown. Both building…Continue Reading