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An Interview From Beacon Hill

An Interview from Beacon Hill A quick reflection on a job we finished in Beacon Hill, six years down the track. We finished in December 2015, five weeks ahead of schedule. Our client Tony was happy enough to give us a few details about his experience. How did you find

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How To Live At Home During Your Renovation

How To Live At Home During Your Renovation  So you want to stay at home during your renovation? It comes with a myriad of advantages – you won’t need to rent somewhere, it’s no more difficult to get to work or school, and you’ll stay on top of the day

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How to Decide on a Home Design?

How to Decide on a Home Design? When it comes to home designs, there’s as many variations as there are colour palettes for a feature wall. If that’s giving you a case of analysis paralysis rather than relief, don’t fret: we know that deciding on a home design is one

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Signs Your Home Needs a Major Renovation

The state of your home can be considered an outward reflection of your love for the space. While there is a vast difference between worn in and decrepit, it’s important to differentiate between the two. You know your home better than anyone else, all its creaks and leaks and cold

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Four Things You Should Always Ask of Your Home Builder

There are plenty of qualified and effective builders who not only hold to their promises but surpass many with their attention to detail and craftsmanship. With this in mind, we know that those seeking to renovate their home may be hesitant to get started. But with the right guidelines and

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When’s The Right Time To Build Your Dream Home?

Not sure when the right time is to build your dream home? You’ve come to the right place. Check out this blog from the team at Family Home Designers & Builders and you’ll be well positioned to make the right call. Have you been saving up for a long time?

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Everything You Need To Know about the HomeBuilder Grant

It’s no secret that the Australian real estate market has stagnated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, in an attempt to assist the residential construction market to bounce back from the crisis, the Australian Government has actively decided to provide funding to encourage the commencement of new home builds and

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International Compost Week

International Compost Week The extreme heat over the summer months and ongoing drought brought the worst bushfire season we have seen in Australia, destroying houses, local businesses, vegetation and wildlife. The impact was felt further than by those directly in line of the fires, however, and it has meant that

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Benefits of Selling Vs Renovating Your Home

Deciding between whether to renovate or sell your home and move is a question for our hearts as much as our heads. Moving to a new place can be an expensive and time-consuming process but a new location can be exactly what you need. On the other hand, sprucing up

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How Do I Find The Right Designer?

Who Will I Engage To Design My Dream Home? Once you have decided that renovating your home is the right solution for you, you will want to find the best/right person to help you design the most useful, cost effective, and beautiful home renovation. The right person will help you

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Sell, Renovate or Knock Down and Rebuild?

Sell, Renovate, or Knock Down? In this article I will explore the options available if you want to create a better home for your family. Are there better alternatives than renovation? Can’t face the hassle of renovation? Renovating your home might not be the only solution or even the best solution.

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What to Consider When Commencing Your Home Renovation Journey

How Do I Start? Starting any challenge is always difficult, but none more so than a home renovation. If you aren’t already involved in the industry, immersing yourself in the world of construction can be daunting and difficult. However, by asking the right questions, you can ensure a smooth and successful

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Do I Need Approval To Do My Home Renovation?

What Approvals Do I Need For My Renovation? In this article I will discuss some of the approvals you will need to obtain before you are able to start building that dream renovation. However, if your project is only minor and only internal changes, it might be classified as “Exempt

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What Do I Look For In A Building Contract in NSW?

Whether you’re renovating your current home or building a new property, having the right building contract is essential to ensure everyone understands their rights and responsibilities. Home building contracts come in different forms depending on the size and type of project. It’s important to understand these different building contracts and

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