In Nail Your Renovation Without Getting Screwed, builder and renovation specialist Steve Burke draws on over 40 years’ experience to provide a practical guide on the do’s and don’ts of home renovations.
New architectural trends have transformed traditional applications of masonry blockwork in the design of exterior and interior spaces.
PGH Bricks has developed a range of bricks called Pure Linens. Crafted by artisans in a small Australian country town, these stylish bricks bring the essence of the countryside to modern city living.
Perfecting your ensuite’s design and functionality, as well as adding sophistication is a goal for many home renovators, who desire their master ensuite to be an idyllic getaway after a hectic day, a sanctuary to unwind in and to be pampered in.
This Federation-era house is located in a heritage conservation area where building-rules apply not only to the main streetscape presentation of the dwellings, but also to the rear resulting in many bland additions over the years.
A survey of 3000 Australians, by homebuilder Henley Homes, uncovered people’s “must haves”, as well as their favourite indoors and outdoors add-ons. Topping the wish list for Australian homebuyers is a property with three or more bedrooms.
House hunters are searching for three bedrooms, a garage and a pool above all other property features, according to recent research.
Three Birds Renovations recently upgraded this vintage 1960s Sydney cottage into a spectacular contemporary home, boasting a striking façade with a trendy bright interior.
MaxiFloor and TecBeam can provide an affordable alternative to traditional concrete and steel buildings and offers builders and home renovators the option and flexibility to explore lightweight construction as a real alternative to concrete slab floors without compromising any performance criteria.
There is a preference for building products that help create architectural design motifs: modern looks require more design variation using modern materials, such as James Hardie’s range of Premium Fibre Cement Cladding, including the large panel format of Matrix Cladding, or the vertical lines of Axon Cladding.
An alfresco area is among the most popular features in a house, with one third of Australians saying the space is essential in their dream home.
Deciding on extra features for your dream home new-build or home renovation can be overwhelming but when it comes to adding value, bathrooms are best. Industry experts agree that multiple bathrooms are important in Aussie homes, with an extra bathroom adding up to $50,000 in value.