How to choose your swimming pool

A swimming pool can be a luxurious addition to your home, providing hours of entertainment and fun to little and big swimmers alike. With so many different designs and materials on offer, it is no longer a privilege for those with plenty of space and a larger budget, but an […]

John & Jan – Upper Coomera, Qld

We were very pleased with the support and recommendations supplied by Jeremy and McGowan Homes.  They provided us with a home that suited us in downsizing from from a 4 bedroom home on a large block of land to a comfortable 3 bedroom architecturally designed home on a very small […]

John & Robyn – Runaway Bay, Qld

Jeremy and his team worked with us to realise our vision in what can only be described as a difficult build. The finished product was very close to how we originally described what we wanted. This was made possible by the continual communication at every stage to ensure the meeting […]

Maintaining your home

Maintaining your home will ensure that the small problems don’t become big ones.  It is a good idea to do things as you notice them, like fixing a leaky external tap, could prevent major damage in the future. Apart from the obvious cost saving advantages, a well maintained house will […]

10 Basic Design Rules to Learn Off by Heart

Designing your home can be overwhelming and there are a whole lot of dos, don’ts and must-haves to worry about. These basic rules should guide you in the right direction and give you the confidence to create your dream home. Check out the 10 Basic Design Rules to Learn Off […]

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The world’s five coolest vertical forests

The world’s five coolest vertical forests. The benefits of vertical forests / gardens in residential buildings are more than just aesthetic – the trees / plants absorb the sun’s energy which can lower the building’s temperature. If space is an issue, why not have a vertical garden. Here is a some of […]

Are you thinking of building a pool?

Something to think about if you are thinking of building a pool?  If you are building a swimming pool, before construction starts you must display a sign stating that it is under construction.   The warning sign must: warn people that a swimming pool is under construction, and that there is […]

Looking for inspiration?

Are you looking for inspiration?  There is a lot to consider when designing your new kitchen, bathroom or other home joinery.  There are so many choice to be made with the selection of kitchen benchtops and joinery doors. Caesarstone have teamed up with Polytec – Australia’s leading manufacturer of kitchen cupboard […]

Tougher Queensland Smoke Alarm Laws Now In Effect

On the 1st of January 2017, photoelectric alarms will be required to be installed in homes any time a smoke alarm is being replaced or a new one is being installed in any way,” he said. “The evidence is overwhelming that interconnected smoke alarms and installing them in bedrooms greatly […]