What’s a soil test? Why do you need one before renovating or building your new home? And what are the 3 mistakes I see homeowners make that can cause extra
Are you interested in Slow Home design? And bringing your own personal ‘why’ to how your home is designed, and how it helps you live? This conversation may be for
You already have existing floor plans of your home from when it was built. But the designer wants to charge you to redraw them … and in 3D? Is this
Do you have a charmless brick home you want to change the look of? Is render your only option? Here’s some inspiration … In this post, I answer a recent
I received a question from a member of the UA Community: If I’m using a licensed Building Designer to draw up my renovation plans, will I still need Council Approval?
And just what is an external corner on your home? A quick tip here … (and pardon my messy desk!) Head here to see 5 tips on how to choose external
There’s one clear thing to look for in choosing a builder – my #1 tip here. For more info, read this blog as well.
Some quick tips about how to plan your secondary bedrooms (ie, not the master bedroom) … and what size to make them.
So your neighbours are planning to renovate or build. Or subdivide their block of land. Perhaps you get a quiet invitation for a drink and their plans (as subtle as
A question I often hear is: “How do you choose a good builder? Or is it just luck?” I don’t believe that choosing a good builder is just luck. I recommend: