What Is Passive Design And How Can It Improve My Home Extension?

July 4, 2018

Are you looking for a home design that makes maximum use of climate conditions to maintain a pleasant temperature range in your living spaces naturally? Then you should consider how passive design is used to lower residential energy use in Australian homes. Strategic design features in the roof and floors, and the location of windows…

The Cardinal Rules Of Property Extensions

February 27, 2018

Adding extensions to your property is always a great idea, because you end up with more space and increase the value of your home. However, with so many aspects to the extension or renovation process, it’s crucial that every step is undertaken without any hiccups. Here we’ve put together a useful guide on some cardinal…

How To Find The Right Home Extension Company

January 16, 2018

A home extension company consists of much more than just a builder and an architect. They’re made up of a group of highly-skilled and experienced building and renovations professionals who care about all the intricacies of your property. How do you find a great home extension builder? Here are some of the things to look…

A Look Into Kew’s Heritage Homes

December 22, 2017

If you take a look at Kew today, it goes without saying that you wouldn’t recognise it from centuries ago before the European settlers arrived in 1840. Back then, the site that would become Melbourne was inhabited by the Wurundjeri people who occupied the Birrarung Valley, its tributaries and the present location of Melbourne. Since…

Why You Should Add A Pool House To Your Property Extension?

November 9, 2017

Have you ever wished there was a fridge packed with cold drinks and snacks within arm’s reach of your pool? How about being able to rinse off after a dip without dripping all over your carpeted bedroom? One of the best solutions to these problems is an extension that includes a pool house. Adding a…

Six Questions You Should Ask Before Adding Extensions To Your Home

October 20, 2017

Adding an extension to your Melbourne home is always a good idea because it will add value to your home by giving you more space. However, there have been many horror stories told of building extensions gone wrong during and even after the work is done. Many homeowners throughout Melbourne have this very common complaint:…

Points To Consider When Planning A Extension

August 8, 2017

If you own an older home, there’s a good chance that it’s been designed in a Federation style, considered by many as Australia’s take on Edwardiandesign and architecture. This unique style marries the best of American and English design styles,and adds a uniquely Australian flavour. If you owna Federation-stylehome, it could possibly have been built…