I observed a thread in a Facebook group recently, in which a homeowner was complaining about the high price a licensed tradie was quoting and how this person could have their friend do the job for a lot less. Obviously, I chimed in with my 2 cents worth and explained why you should hire a…Continue Reading
When you are building or renovating a home, you’ll see lots of different people on your site at various times, so much so you might begin to wonder who is who. It is a common question with an easy answer. Let’s take a look at all the different professionals you may see on your building…Continue Reading
First up I want to say I hate the word budget! This post will not be encouraging you to purchase the cheapest of everything or to DIY the whole project. Instead what it will do, is encourage you to look at all the options as there are many ways in which you can save on…Continue Reading
Another reader question to be answered today, with one reader asking about what options there are for closing in your verandah. It is not always possible for us to extend our homes, but when thinking a little creatively you can make extra space out of what you already have in your home, like closing in…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.