Will my appliances fit into my new kitchen?

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Your new home is almost ready for handover so you’re mentally preparing for the move in and working out where your furniture and belongings will go. What about your whitegoods? Will they fit in the new kitchen?

Taking the example of a fridge, below are a number of worthwhile considerations to ensure your appliances fit and operate correctly.

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What is a driveway gradient?

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A driveway is a vehicular crossing that provides safe and reasonable access to a property.

Depending on the topography of the property, a driveway’s path will either slope up or down to the carport/garage. This slope of the driveway is referred to as the gradient.

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New home foundations – why would you build on stumps?

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Although not a very glamorous part of building a new home, the foundations are a crucial part of the construction process.

There are three main reasons why a home would be built on stumps: topography, overland flow path and flood zone areas.

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Why landscaping design is more important than you think

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Landscaping design can have a significant impact on your home and wellbeing.

We’ve outlined a few additional reasons that show the importance of considered landscape design.

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Window height requirements - why our upstairs bedroom windows are so high

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We’re often asked why the windows in our upstairs bedrooms are so high.

There are two reasons for this – to comply with the fall prevention requirements outlined in the National Construction Code (NCC) and to avoid the potential need to comply with the privacy screening requirements for small lot housing.

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