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Heating Choices in New Home Builds Melbourne

There are many choices to make when it comes to having a custom home built for you and it can be an exciting time, but also a time when you will need professional guidance on the style of home you want. Your heating options will need to match your needs and your home design. There …

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Multi-storey House Floor Plans

Home Design – Where do you start for the best outcome?

You’ve probably visited many display homes and have just not been able to find a home design that ticks all the boxes to cater for your lifestyle and family’s needs. If this is the case then a custom home may be your ideal solution to building a home that has all the things on your …

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Glazing Options for Windows

There are a range of glazing options available that can deliver a broad range of functional and aesthetic benefits to your custom new home depending on your budget and requirements. Whether your priority is energy efficiency, privacy, security or purely aesthetic, advances in technology and construction methods have made it possible to achieve more customisation …

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Choosing the Right Carpet for Your New Home

 Carpet has been a popular flooring choice for homes for decades, so much so that it is considered standard for areas like bedrooms and TV rooms. Used widely for its warmth and acoustic properties, carpet is also a great option for its ability to be easily matched with the unique styling of your custom new …

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Why Fixed Price Building Contracts Change

Building your new custom home will be one of the biggest financial investments you will ever make. The building industry is full of jargon and terminology that can be confusing and sometimes misleading if your builder doesn’t take the time to explain it to you. And when things go wrong, which they can do, seemingly …

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Registered Builder

Always Check to see if you are dealing with a registered builder such as Renmark Homes It’s not something you think will ever happen but unfortunately it does. People make bad decisions and place their home or a substantial amount of money in the hands of a builder without doing a builder licence check. Here …

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House Foundation Types for New Homes

House Foundation Types For New Homes

Understanding House Foundation Types for New Homes as a Cost Consideration When building a new home there are many components to consider. The foundations of the home are the most important component as this will support the entire structure by transferring the weight of the home to the ground. Who Designs Foundations for Homes and …

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Choosing Window Frames for new homes

Frames For Windows

Comparing Window Frames for your Custom New Home When we think about energy rating of windows for a custom new home, our minds often go straight to glazing. But there is an often overlooked detail that will be equally important in delivering insulating properties to your home, as well as a host of other functional …

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Window Sashes for new Homes

Sash Types For Windows

What different types of window sashes are available for your custom new home? Once a purely functional consideration in a new home, advances in design and technology have seen windows elevated to a design feature with both functional and aesthetic properties. Driven by greater demands on energy efficiency and a move towards unique, statement custom …

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Foundations for Building a New Home Waffle Slab

Foundations for sloping blocks when building a home

Understanding Foundations for down slope blocks when building on a steep site Foundations in down slope homes can be a bit more challenging than an up slope home. The foundation system to be used will be influenced by the grade of the slope. It is not unusual to have a combination of different foundation systems …

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