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
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?
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
Selling Your Home? Your Property Stylist and Staging
Expert Is About To Become Your New Best Friend
To say that the property market we experience today is different from what previous generations experienced is an understatement. On the backs of home improvement shows and competitions and the increasing demand for a picture-perfect lifestyle, the need to impress…Continue Reading
Can you believe this is my 800th blog post?! I couldn’t think of a better way to mark this milestone than by answering a reader question. I had an excellent question through on my Facebook page this week that has prompted this post which I hope will be a helpful resource for homeowners. We all…Continue Reading
It’s a cold and rainy day here in Brisbane today, the kind that holds up works on a construction site and causes headaches for Builder’s and homeowners alike. Rain delays cause knock on effects that can have a significant impact on the progress of a job, however there is a limit to what is allowed.
I had opportunity to reflect over my time in the construction industry this week. One of our former team members wife passed away and we all gathered to celebrate this gorgeous ladies’ life. At only 51, it’s the kind of funeral that really starts you thinking about your own life and how much more you…Continue Reading