Building A New Home
You’re building a new home. This can be one of the most exciting (or stressful) times of your life! Some of us love it and some of us don’t.
It’s probably one of the biggest investments you’ll make and there are so many things to consider.
Today’s Builders offer lots of incredible inclusions for new builds, in fact we’re spoilt for choice, so it’s important to read the fine print and know exactly what is being included and more importantly, what’s not.
In the excitement and overwhelm of planning and designing your new home, the outdoor areas can be overlooked or not even planned at all. It’s so common to see a beautifully thought out house plan that has no landscape plan at all.
It’s easy to get a meterage rate for how much it’s going to cost to have your decorative concrete installed, but does that price include preparing the site so it’s ready for installation? The short answer is, usually not.
Wouldn’t it be great if you knew what was required before getting your quote so you could discuss it with your contractor when they come out to measure up.
But how do you know what to look for let alone which are the right questions to ask? Well, unless you have experience in installing concrete, you probably don’t.
If you are a home or property owner and have built or are building a new home you’ll want to read on. Or maybe you are renovating your existing home or investment property, either way, this information could save you money and unnecessary frustration.
You can feel the chill in the air and hear the rain on the roof, winter is definitely here and it’s the perfect time for sleep ins, Netflix, red wine and staying indoors right? No! Now is the perfect time to enjoy the kids’ winter sports, go camping, toast marshmallows over campfires and prepare the outdoor areas of your home so they look amazing come Spring.
Winter is a great time to shift the focus to the outdoors, here are some tips that will get your home and outdoor entertaining areas functioning well and looking amazing throughout winter & beyond.
Decorative Concretes are popular for many reasons. One of which is their versatility. Homeowners and property investors can choose between Liquid Limestone, Exposed Aggregate, Coloured Concrete or Honed Concrete. Yet it can be confusing to know which product best suits your needs.
Investing the time to understand each product will pay off in the long term by way of increased street appeal, a rise in the value of your property, durability and most importantly gives you your time back.
Get the job done right the first time and it will not only save you money, but it will also give you a return on investment.