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What Insurance Cover Should My Builder Have?

Insurance is a must

Constructing a new house or making renovations on an existing one requires the services of a good builder. However, you can’t just pull the name of a builder out of a hat or just hire the first builder you meet on the street. When searching for a good builder, there are a lot of factors that you have to take into consideration. One of the most important factors that you have to be very clear about is whether or not the builder you’re thinking of hiring has the proper insurance cover.

For builders in Australia, there are certain types of insurance that they should have as mandated by law, while there are insurance types that are completely optional. So what insurance cover should your builder have?

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Painters Sydney Eastern Suburbs – They Do More than Paint!

The misconceptions about painters

They come to your door with paintbrush in one hand and a gallon of paint in another. Here’s what most people think painters in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs professionals do. They tape off the room, stand back and rub their belly, and shake their head, as if in a “this is going to cost you” type gesture. They slap the paint on, and with a handshake, take your money. In another scenario, they show up, paint an hour or so, then show up again a couple days later; repeating this routine until with a handshake, they take your money.

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Kitchen Renovation

Top 5 Kitchen Renovation Mistakes to Avoid

Transforming your kitchen successfully

The kitchen is one of the busiest parts of the house. Often, you will find people gathering in it engaging in lively talks as they cook and indulge in good food. As it one of the most hardworking spaces in your home, investing on a good kitchen is well worth it. If you are planning for a kitchen renovation, here is a quick guide on mistakes you should avoid.

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Builders Sydney – 10 Tips to Prevent Renovation Disasters

Builders Sydney – The pitfalls to watch for 

We have all heard renovation disaster stories. Many occur because homeowners are inexperienced in renovating so they try to save money and take short cuts, sometimes simply making the wrong choices along the way. We talked to a few builders in our Sydney network and gathered a summary of common pitfalls to watch out for.

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House Renovation in Northern Beaches Sydney – How to Make it a Success?

House renovation in Northern Beaches Sydney – Plan ahead

Planning ahead is crucial in the success of your house renovation in Northern Beaches Sydney. This will allow you to allocate the necessary funds for the project, make adjustments to your goals and more important find the right man for the job – or woman.
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Bathroom Renovations

How To Choose A Quality Bathroom Renovator

There is no doubt that Australian home owners love renovation projects, especially the bathroom. On top of that, a quality bathroom renovation will certainly add considerable value to a property, and can help boost its sale’s price, should you consider selling.

However, from experience and stories, we know that it is the selection of a quality bathroom renovator that can make all the difference to your renovation experience and value. The selection of the wrong  bathroom renovator, could unfortunately result in everything from missed deadlines, unexpected costs surprises and  even a poor quality finish.

Selecting the right bathroom renovation professional is critical. It will absolutely provide you with a level of assurance that your project will be delivered on time and budget and to a high quality level. More importantly, it will also mean a positive renovation experience with tradespeople in your home to help create a space that you enjoy day in and day out.

So here are our Tradebusters tips on how to choose a quality bathroom renovator.

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Home Renovation

Bondi Renovations and Tradies Guide

Bondi Renovations and Tradies Guide – How to connect with local tradies

Bondi, an Aboriginal word which means water breaking over rocks, or noise of water breaking over rocks, is a popular tourist destination for beachgoers, and a fantastic place to live because of the fabulous views, the relaxed local culture, and the lively nightlife scene. There aren’t many other places in Australia where you can hit the surf straight after a day at the office and then enjoy a fun night out afterwards.  Read more

Home Design Tips Sydney – 7 Design Tips to Consider

Designs tips for your new home or home renovation project

Are you considering building a new home or doing a major renovation? There’s a lot to consider whichever road you take, but the following seven tips should help you come up with a solid plan. Read more

Home Builders Sydney – 5 Ways To Play It Safe

Planning on building?

The risks associated with building your own home can be life-changing, and not in a good way. Both homeowners and builders have responsibilities to ensure the process goes smoothly, but it’s important to know what these are before signing off on a building contract. Here are five ways to manage the risks and play it safe. Read more

Home Renovations in Inner West Sydney

Beware the risks when renovating your Inner West Sydney home

Sydney’s inner west suburbs run the full gamut of lifestyle choices. Those who enjoy harbourside living, lovingly restored old-time pubs, picturesque streets, and the world’s best shopping will enjoy all that Balmain has to offer.

Those who like to be close to the hustle and bustle of city life but enjoy an easy escape then Annandale, at just 5 minutes from the CBD, is the perfect location. Leichardt is charming, and a favourite place for lovers of Italian food, excellent coffee, and wine and Newtown is well known for its nightlife, live music, comedy, and theatre. Read more