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Why now is the right time to be building or renovating

Why now is the right time to be building or renovating

Getting started on that home build or renovation project you were planning in 2020 may seem impossible or ill-advised during the current pandemic. But if you're in the financial position to do so, we believe there are a number of benefits to beginning the process and...

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Passive House?

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Passive House?

While you may not have heard much about it, passive house is a standard of building on the rise in Australia – while you wouldn’t have found a single certified passive house in 2012, today there are over 200 across the country. This relatively new building concept...

What is a Passive House?

What is a Passive House?

The design principle Passive House or Passivehaus began in Germany in the early 1990s. It’s a certified standard of building that aims to provide homeowners with a healthy, comfortable living environment in buildings that are energy efficient. By creating an insulated...

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. How to Build a Sustainable Home Renovation

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. How to Build a Sustainable Home Renovation

‘Reduce. Refuse. Reuse. Repurpose. Recycle.’ Not only is this a fantastic mantra for your everyday life, it also serves as a great framework for building your sustainable home renovation. Today, there are many affordable and eco-friendly options to choose from – all...

Why It Pays to Engage a Builder Before an Architect

Why It Pays to Engage a Builder Before an Architect

Starting the home construction process can be daunting – where do you begin? Most people would presume that their first port of call would be an architect to draw up plans. However, this isn’t necessarily the case. Engaging a builder before an architect can result in...

The 3 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Renovating

The 3 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Renovating

When it comes to renovating, you need to have a clear idea of exactly what you want your completed home to include. There are many questions and considerations that you’ll have to take up with yourself, such as, who should I build with? What’s my budget? And how can I...

5 Questions to Ask Your Builder

5 Questions to Ask Your Builder

When selecting a builder, it’s incredibly important that you find someone you trust. After all, they’re responsible for the construction of your future home! You should put adequate time and effort into finding a quality builder who can bring your vision to life. In...

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