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How to Prepare for Your Design Appointment

House Building and Repair Concept How to Prepare for Your Design Appointment

Prepare for your Design Appointment How to prepare for a design selection appointment. What to bring, what to plan, and how to make the most of it. If you are not building with a custom builder you’ll likely need to attend (or more!) appointments for design/selections. To make your selections, you will need to attend a […]

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Building A House

Things I Wish I'd Known Before Building A House

Things I Wish I Knew Before Building A House There are many things I wish had been known before I built a home. There were so many things that I learned along the way, either through Instagram or Facebook (read: too late). This was a great experience for building a community, but I wish I had done more […]

How To Design A Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

Hands Framing Kitchen Design Design A Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Design 8 Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas: A step-by-step guide for nailing that modern farmhouse look on your next home renovation or build! You may love the farmhouse design, but you are also drawn to the more modern, minimalist styles of interior design. The modern farmhouse style might be right for you. Modern farmhouse […]

House Design Ideas For Narrow Blocks

Empty Hallway of a Big House House Design For Narrow Blocks

Tips For Building On A Narrow Block What I learned from living in a very narrow space and what I would do differently if I could go back to the past. It’s a fact that Australia, and the rest of the world as well, are experiencing a shrinking block size. The days of quarter-acre lots within […]

How To Install Power Points In Your New House

Install Power Points, Electrician Mounting Wiring For Electric Sockets

Installing Power Points For Your New House Are you currently in the process of building a home and wondering where or how to install power points in your new house? Never fear, we’ve compiled an extensive checklist that will ensure you don’t miss any important outlets. After all, I can think of nothing worse than […]

Why Should I Upgrade To Stone Benchtops?

Upgrade To Stone Benchtops, House Kitchen With A Granite Benchtops

Should I upgrade to stone benchtops? When selecting stone benchtops for your new home, you’ll find that the price difference is substantial. My boyfriend and I signed a building contract at the beginning of 2020. The only thing that I asked for was to include stone benchtops as part of our base price. Why I knew how […]

How To Choose The Right Builder For Your New Home

How To Choose The Right Builder, Two Construction Workers Making A Thumb Up Sign

How To Choose The Right Builder For Your New Home Do you need help choosing a builder to construct your new home or office? We’ve put together a list to help you decide what to look for and what to avoid. It can be overwhelming to choose the right builder when you are building a new […]

New House Move-In Checklist

New House Move-In Checklist, Man Wrapping A Furniture With A Plastic

New House Move-In Checklist: 15 Things To Do Before Handover Moving to a new house is different than moving into a home that you already own. We’ve created a New House Move-In Checklist. You’re not the only one who wonders how moving to a new house differs from moving to an existing home. We were completely […]

10 Builder Upgrades To AVOID

10 Builder Upgrades To avoid

10 Builder Upgrades To AVOID: How to Save Money On Your Build You may be looking for ways to save on your new home construction, or you might just want to know which upgrades to avoid. Read on if you are! You’ll see below a list of jobs that are usually cheaper or better done by an […]

Plan The Perfect Butler’s Pantry

Kitchen Area Perfect Butler's Pantry

Plan The Perfect Butler’s Pantry: Inspiration, Tips, and More You may be planning to build a new house (or renovate your existing home) and are considering adding a butler’s pantry. You’ve found the right place if you are. We will answer your three most important questions: How much does it cost, is the investment worth it and […]