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New Home Building

What to consider before building a new home

Lifestyle? Budget? Room for a growing family? Tight timeframes? What's actually important to you when building a new home?

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Home design for subtropical living

How important is home design when building  in a subtropical climate? 

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What are the livable housing design guidelines?  

There are three categories of performance for livable housing, outlined in the Guidelines by Livable Housing Australia. They are silver, gold and platinum—each of which encompass a range of core design elements to provide a more functional, safer and adaptable house.

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What are termites and how do I know if I have them? 

Termites are little insects that can cause a lot of damage. We explain what they look like, how to know if you have them and what you can do to protect your home. 

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Why landscaping design is more important than you think

Beyond impressive street appeal, landscaping design can have a significant impact on your home and well being. We’ve outlined a few additional reasons that show the importance of considered landscape design.

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Landscaping your new home

The planning and design of your outdoor space should be considered an integral part of your new home. Landscaping addresses aesthetics, amenity and water management as well as air quality, climate modification, biodiversity. 

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What is a driveway gradient?

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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What is Balustrading? 

Often used as a fall prevention barrier, a balustrade is another name for a railing. When building or renovating it’s important to understand the safety guidelines pertaining to balustrading. 

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Our new home building process

Our process is not like any you will find  amongst other luxury home buildersOur thorough and detailed approach from the  outset ensures the most accurate pricing and transparency. 

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What is a Residential Private Certifier?

A private certifier is licenced to facilitate and issue the Building Approval (Building Certification) required before the commencement of a new home construction.

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Does having higher ceilings mean higher prices? 

Higher ceilings have become home owners expectations in recent years, and have more to do with just space but have an effect on how we think mentally as well. 

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Understanding electricity and electrical energy in the home

When designing a new home or renovating an existing home, understanding electrical energy and the electrical components can be overwhelming. Prior to commencing any electrical design, it’s important to understand the key components that provide electricity to the home.

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Will Bushfire Hazard Areas impact my new home build?

There are varying degrees of bushfire hazard zones and they are categorised by a BAL. 

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How long does it take to build a new home?

Building a home is a collaborative project. If you’re looking to build a new home, timeframes are probably one of your first considerations.

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What plans and documentation will I get when building a new home?

We've outlined the plan phases involved in our pre-designed new home process.

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Should I build my new home on stumps?

The foundations are a crucial part of the construction process. So what are the three main reasons why a home would be built on stumps?

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Can trees impact home building?

Trees can have a huge impact on what you can do. The effects of trees can be a complex issue due to a number of factors including species, root structures, canopies and water intake from reactive soils.

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The importance of tie down and bracing? 

An important aspect of any home building project, tie down and bracing ensures homes remain intact in the case of sever storms and weather events. 

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What is a Residential Private Certifier?

A private certifier is licenced to facilitate and issue the Building Approval (Building Certification) required before the commencement of a new home construction.

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