Why Duncan Thompson Extensions is so well regarded in the industry

October 22, 2019

At Duncan Thompson Extensions, we are extremely passionate about our quality workmanship and design. Not only this, but the journey our clients participate in. We hope that they feel comfortable and secure at every step. It is because of our quality work, client care and attention to detail, that we have become one of the…

Top 4 Considerations When Adding a Second Storey

October 3, 2019

When it comes to a second-storey home extension, this is one job to leave to the experts! It is not the job of a handyman or DIY expert to take on. There are many different aspects that a homeowner must take into consideration before beginning on adding a second storey. Take a look at some…

5 Bathroom Renovation Tips

September 24, 2019

When it comes to home renovations, there are some spaces that make you want to grab the sledgehammer and just start tearing it down. The bathroom is one space, in an older home, which is often the least practical and aesthetically pleasing. Renovating your bathroom can go a long way to adding, not just comfort…

Renovating to Sell – Tips that will Add Value to Your Home

May 1, 2019

Renovations can do wonders for a home’s value, but it’s vital you only spend money on projects that will give you maximum return for your investment. A successful renovation that will bump up the market value of your property takes research and planning. The aim should be to target highly visible changes that immediately grab…

Where To Spend And Where To Save When Renovating

February 26, 2019

Unless you have an unlimited budget, renovating a house is always a going to be a balancing act between splurging and saving. Of course it would be nice to have it all – designer fittings and fixtures, top of the range appliances, bespoke cabinetry, stone benchtops – the list goes on. However, more often than…

Things To Consider When Renovating A Period Home

February 5, 2019

Period architecture is something to be admired. From classic Victorian architecture to beautiful federation style homes, Melbourne has a stunning mix of heritage and period houses. There’s a great irony to these homes though, as they are visually charming yet designed and built to cater to a past lifestyle which no longer exists. This poses…

How To Avoid Neighbourly Disputes When Renovating OR Extending

October 10, 2017

All too often your once-beloved neighbour can become your worst nightmare when you decide that your home needs a renovation or an extension. Although we might like to say it’s none of their business since it’s your property, it’s hard to ignore these three factors that affect them: dust, noise and of course, in some…

The Suburb Of Brighton

March 23, 2017

The suburb of Brighton is located in the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne just 11 kilometres from the city.  It is a grand bayside suburb comprising of some impressive homes both contemporary and old in architectural style. Brighton is home to some of Melbourne’s most enviable homes – large Victorian, Edwardian and other period houses,…