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.
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.
Storing physical building records can become a burden but StrataVault, an online platform that offers secure storage and organisation of documents, can help strata managers save time and money.
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.
Australian walling system manufacturer AFS Systems recently announced that its rediwall® system now has CodeMark® Certification.
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.
StrataVault is a cloud-based platform developed to manage communication and collaboration on all critical data on property with simple efficiency. It enables strata managers, developers and building owners to combine all documents and communication in one place, accessible to all relevant stakeholders in just a few clicks.
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.