Home Renovations in Northern Beaches Sydney

Home Renovation in Sydney North Shore - Tips to a Successful RenovationHow to avoid common risks in home renovations

In 2017, the Sydney Northern Beaches was a hotbed of property deals, with record-setting auction clearance rates and some of the highest prices on record. In 2018, the property scene around Northern Beaches has cooled a little and adding value through a renovation is on the cards for many of last year’s home buyers caught up in the real estate frenzy.

Home Renovations create lots of potentials to add value to a home, increase its street appeal, or create more space for comfortable living, but careful management is needed if the renovation is to achieve the intended outcome. Here are a few of the most common risks faced by renovators and how to avoid them. Read more

Report Shows DIY Injuries on the Rise

Avoiding Danger When Renovating

Authorities are warning Australians about the risks of do-it-yourself (DIY) home improvement projects.

According to a report from ABC, the Princess Alexandra Hospital reportedly sees at least one power tool injury daily.

Injuries from DIY activities range from minor cuts to life-threatening situations.

As the situation seems to be worsening, there is a new research underway on understanding whether these disasters are just freak occurrences or whether something can be done to prevent them.

Read more

Home Renovations- Understanding The Contract

What to Look for In a Contract

Putting a contract (or agreement) in place for any home repair, renovation or home build job is very common practise. The reason for this is to protect you and the trade business when working together.

You obviously want to make sure you get the job done to an expected quality level and within a certain time frame. The trade business wants to ensure they get paid for their time, labour, costs and effort.

The contract should form a key part of the discussion with any tradie you are planning to use.

We list below some of things you want to ensure are covered in the contract.

Read more

Home Renovation Costing Tips

3 Places To Start!

Ready for a home renovation? One of the biggest challenges is always sticking to budget and knowing where to spend and where to save.

That’s why we have come up with the best tips to help you with your next home renovation project.

Read more