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getting the right house design and layout

HOW CAN I MAKE SURE I’M GETTING THE RIGHT HOUSE DESIGN AND LAYOUT FOR ME?

It's like asking how long a piece of string is, but it's a very real and valid question that often ...
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Are the foundations included in the price of my new home

ARE THE FOUNDATIONS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF MY NEW HOME?

We sometimes get the question as to whether the foundations and stumps are included in the price of a new ...
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why use an interior designer

WHY USE AN INTERIOR DESIGNER?

Wow, what a question! You're well underway with arranging your new home and you're at the hurdle of choosing colours ...
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what is the building code

WHAT IS THE BUILDING CODE?

In the world of building new homes, the Building Code is an extremely important document – or set of documents ...
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paint brand specified vs paint actually used

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE PAINT BRAND SPECIFIED vs PAINT ACTUALLY USED?

It's an interesting subject amongst interior designers and painters and of course the paint manufacturers, but can you specify a ...
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footings cost extra

WHY WILL MY FOOTINGS COST EXTRA BECAUSE I’M NEAR TREES OR AN OLD HOUSE IS GETTING REMOVED?

No two building sites are the same - they always differ in some way or another. And because of this, ...
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can I change the plan

CAN I CHANGE THE PLAN?

Designing a home is quite different to designing a car. There are some similarities, but designing a car involves considering ...
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septic system types

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT SEPTIC SYSTEM TYPES?

We've found that a lot of people's understanding of the different septic system types is murky to say the least, ...
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visualise your new home

YES, YOU CAN VISUALISE YOUR NEW HOME BEFORE ITS BUILT.

So you're wondering how to visualise your new home? What will it actually look like in real life? And that's ...
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how big should a home be

HOW BIG SHOULD A HOME BE?

There are points in the journey of getting a new home built where you ask yourself some interesting questions, and ...
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gravel driveway

3 STEPS TO GETTING A GOOD SOLID GRAVEL DRIVEWAY UP TO YOUR NEW HOME

So what's the secret to getting a good gravel driveway into your new country property? Let's start from the beginning ...
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how big should my water tank be

HOW BIG SHOULD MY WATER TANK BE?

Just before we start, we want to point out that we've written this blog specifically for situations where a water ...
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