Working with a builder- the don’ts!

What to Avoid During a Home Renovation

Are you planning on engaging a builder for your next home build or renovation?

It’s important to know how to work successfully with your builder to get the best results for your project.

We list some of the common renovation don’ts that could cause problems between you and your builder.

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Don’t Let Your Home Renovation End with Divorce

How to Avoid Personal Conflicts During Renovations

It happens! A home renovation project can be extremely stressful and take the toil on your relationship. It’s a period where your house gets pulled apart, you are forced out of routine, giving up comforts and personal space for months (potentially), and at the same time dealing with project issues and the financial strain of a renovation.

The last thing you want is a difference of opinion over the paint colour to have you walking out the door!

Here are ways to avoid personal conflict within the household when doing a home renovation and most importantly, making sure your relationship stays intact.

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How To Find And Choose the Right Interior Designer

Creating the Space of Your Dreams

A  great interior designer can transform the look, feel and value of your home. Whether you want timeless or trendy or cosy or modern, the secret is to find an interior designer that “gets you” and can be part of the journey of turning your vision into reality.

So how you do find a great interior designer and what questions should you ask?

Check out our latest tips!

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Top Tips on Planning a Successful Home Move in Sydney

Making Your Home Move Stress-Free

Moving from one house to another can be stressful whether it is just a few doors down or across the country.

Fortunately, we have compiled a list of tips from experienced home moving professionals on how to manage a successful home move.

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Pergolas Sydney: 5 Reasons Homeowners Should Consider a Pergola

Why Aussies Love Pergolas

In the last few years, one of the most popular trends in home and exterior designs in Sydney has been Pergolas. Pergola’s come in a variety of styles, sizes, and variations to suit homeowners’ needs and whether you are in a suburban home, regional country area or even an inner city apartment, we all seem to want one. Read more


Tradesmen Licensing NSW – How The Latest Changes are Impacting Homeowners

2015 Licensing Changes for Tradies

As a Sydney homeowner, it’s not only important to choose reliable tradespeople for your home improvement and repair projects, it’s also important to note licensing changes that affect tradies you may be hiring.

The recent NSW licensing changes for tradies and builders in Sydney were made effective in two stages, one in January 2015 and the other in March 2015. We are well into 2015, so these new regulations are in force. Read more

HIA Report Reveals Renovations On The Increase for 2015

Home Renovations: The Outlook is Positive

If you are considering a renovation for your home in Sydney  or anywhere in Australia this year, you are not alone. Even though the current economy is weak and unstable, more Australians are planning on renovating in 2015. According to the Housing Industry Association (HIA) Residential Construction Outlook Report, the forecast for renovations in Australia is to expect growth in the range of about $26.98 billion, which is 1.3 percent higher than last year. In light of rising unemployment, reduced household income, and the lack of confidence in economic growth nationwide, the activity of building renovations is like a bright beacon in the midst of it all. Read more

Gutter Replacement Sydney – Tips for Choosing Guttering

Gutter Replacement Sydney: Why are gutters important?

Every homeowner should understand that a guttering system is an essential component in protecting the exterior area around your house from water damage. This is why choosing the appropriate gutter replacement Sydney services is so important. Gutters carry water away from your roof and from your foundation when a system is properly installed. Reading these factors for choosing gutters will help you make an informed decision. Read more

Builders Sydney – Saving Money on Building a New Home

Builders Sydney: First-time home builder considerations

Making the decision to build your first home comes with a lot of responsibility and cost. However, you shouldn’t shy away from building your first home due to a strict budget.You may have to make a few compromises along the way , but overall you can still achieve a home that’s suits your needs and lifestyle. Read more

Landscapers Northern Beaches – Top 10 Landscaping Trends You’ll Love

Landscapers Northern Beaches: Why landscape your property?

The inside of your home isn’t the only space that should be appealing. Your outdoors areas should also reflect an aesthetic and appealing environment. Landscapers in Sydney’s Northern Beaches are the professionals that can make that happen. Whatever you want that can be done is within your reach when it comes to your home landscaping projects. Read more