House Extension Costs: What You Need To Consider

    When you purchase a home, you often don’t think about your future requirements. Excited by your current circumstances, it’s easy to get swept up and fall in love with a home that might not fit with your lifestyle later on. Let

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What to Consider When Building in Bushfire Prone Areas

Australia has always faced the devastating impact of bushfires. Now, thanks to the effects of climate change, the loss of lives and property in rural, regional and urban areas across NSW, QLD, Victoria and ACT has been significant. This has prom

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The Benefits of Building a Granny Flat in Australia

More than half a million homeowners across Australia’s eastern seaboard have enough space on their property to build a granny flat. This could boost home values by 30 percent and add around 27% to rental income. Building a granny flat in Austr

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Heating Options For A Small Home

While every Australian is aware of our hot summers, how we keep our homes warm during the cooler months is often an afterthought until winter hits, unlike residents in frigid and high priced cities like Chicago in the U.S. While larger homes usuall

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The Doors Recommended By Australia’s Leading Kit Home Supplier (Kitome)

Building a new home can be exciting, but when it comes to making big decisions (like choosing doors, for example) you’ll notice that there are a wide range of options available on the market. With doors, you have to consider the size, colour, fra

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Why Your Coastal Home Needs The Right Cladding

Cladding isn’t used solely for decoration purposes. It also provides thermal insulation and weather resistance for your home. When choosing the right cladding for your coastal home, you not only need to think about weather resistance to water, he

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What to Ask When Buying a Block of Land

When buying a block of land, it is important to go in with your eyes wide open. While a block of land may look perfect on the surface, there are a lot of underlying factors to consider. From legalities to the nature of the land, being informed of e

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Why Kit Homes Are the Cheapest Way to Build a House in Australia

  When building a house there are a lot of costs to consider. Virtually every step throughout the construction process comes at a cost. While the price of building a house can be cut down by sourcing cheap locations to build, this is not the only c

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Building a Tiny House – Why a Kit Home is the Better Option

In recent years the tiny house movement has been growing in momentum. People are flocking to this different way of living as a means to save money and be environmentally friendly. However, what many people don’t realise is that they don’t ne

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Steel Frame vs Timber Frame – Which Should You Go With?

Having made the decision to build your dream house, you would have realised by now that there are a lot of decisions to make along the way. Therefore, somewhere along the line you will need to make a choice between steel or timber frames. The frame

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