What insurances do you require when building?

What insurances do you require when building?

Insurance is such an important part of any building process. It covers you should things go wrong, ensures the health and safety of the people on your site and will provide peace of mind. Therefore, when choosing your builder, regardless of whether it is a small...
Love where you live? Four reasons to knock-down and rebuild.

Love where you live? Four reasons to knock-down and rebuild.

There comes a time in most families’ lives where their current house is either too small or doesn’t fit their needs, so it’s necessary to either renovate, knock-down rebuild or move to a completely new home. While most would immediately look to move, it’s not always...
Should I rely on a square metre rate?

Should I rely on a square metre rate?

Budgeting is one of the most important parts of building your new home. Between the materials, trades, labour and other costs, making sure you work within your means requires lots of forward planning and estimations. One of these estimations is a square metre rate, a...
Outdoor living rooms for winter

Outdoor living rooms for winter

In Australia, we are blessed to have a comparatively temperate winter – especially in Queensland. While the rain may increase and the wind gets a little stronger, it’s nothing like the snow-capped winters of the Northern Hemisphere. As such, we have fantastic...