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
If you live in the Sunshine State like us, or have been for a visit, you’ll be familiar with the quirks of a classic Queenslander home!
Wrap-around verandas with enclosed outdoor deck areas are common in…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
I love a good stair runner, and in the interest of replacing ours for a more modern look, I’ve had a good tour all over the web to find exactly what I am looking for. Stair runners add a refined look to a home, giving it the extra bit of polish they often need. Ready…Continue Reading