In the world of building there different opportunities for a builder to provide you with costings on your job. The 3 most common forms of these are ballpark figures, estimates and quotes. Each differs greatly from the other and will provide you with different types of information. Which one you should be seeking, will depend…Continue Reading
Let’s face it, Summer in Queensland is hot, so hot in fact we tend not to spend our weekends working in the heat, especially the outdoor areas, instead we use the Winter months to update and change our home.
In previous years, we’ve spent all of Winter working away in the garden to provide “outdoor garden…Continue Reading
Can you believe in the 5 years I have been writing on here, that’s almost 900 blog posts, I’ve never written about what you can expect from your builder’s quote? It’s not a question I am regularly asked, and until recently we thought all builders quoted to the same extent we had. As usual in…Continue Reading
I’d love to say that problems won’t happen on your job site, but inevitably there will be issues. As the client, you have a process to follow when a problem arises. Read on to learn how to solve a dispute with your builder.
How To Solve A Dispute With Your Builder
There are so many areas in…Continue Reading
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