On thing is for sure, as a small business owner you are going to have to manage conflict at one point or another. Staff, clients and suppliers are all links in the communication chain that are bound to break down and cause conflict. The trick is to be confident in your conflict management. While I…Continue Reading
Recently we have been involved in quite a few conversations about project management, and who is responsible on a building site. There seem to be many answers to this question, depending on who you are speaking with, however I felt it was time we offered ours, as builders.
This post has been written in collaboration with Lesso Commercial.
Tiles are a popular decorating option. If you have used them to decorate your bathroom, or any other area of your home, you may be thinking of using them in your outside space as well. It’s fine to use tiles outdoors, but you need to…Continue Reading
The first meeting with your builder is the most important one of all. This meeting will give you the opportunity to see if your personalities match in a way that you can see yourself effectively working together to create your dream. It is an equally important opportunity for the builder to ensure that the job…Continue Reading
Making the decision to build or renovate you home, is a big exciting and scary step. There are plans to be made and professionals to be chosen. When there are so many builders and trade professionals out there in the world, it can be a really difficult task to find the Continue Reading
I am a member of several Facebook groups for people building, designing or decorating their home, and recently followed a thread where a potential client was infuriated that the builder had asked one simple question. This person posed the question to the group, “Why does my builder want to know my budget”? The responses were…Continue Reading
This post has been written in collaboration with Thomsons Outdoor Pine.
One of the things I talk a lot about on the blog, is how to add value to your home. I am frequently asked what is the number one thing homeowners can do to add value, and I am happy to say it is as…Continue Reading