How to Use Timber to Revolutionise Your New Home

If you're planning to construct a new home and want to celebrate the fact that you live in such an outstanding climate, then you should try to create a seamless barrier between the inside and outside. While you do, of course, need set boundaries around your structure, you can create the illusion that there are no limits if you plan carefully and so long as you choose the right materials along the way. Read More 

Two False Economies That Could Disrupt and Increase the Cost of Your Construction Project

Construction projects can be very expensive. Given this, you may find yourself looking for ways to cut corners so that you can lower your overall expenditure. However, some of these cost-cutting measures could turn out to be false economies which end up disrupting your project and increasing your overall costs. Carry on reading to find out more about these false economies. Not hiring a land surveyor Paying one of the land surveyors in your local area to draw up a survey of the plot where you will be performing your construction work is likely to cost quite a bit. Read More 

Two tips for homeowners who want to build tennis courts on their properties

If you intend to build a tennis court on your property, here are a couple of tips you should keep in mind to ensure that you are pleased with the end results of the tennis court construction project. Consider adding some extra features that will enhance your playing experience If you will be practising and participating in matches on your new tennis court on a regular basis, then it's worth asking your team of tennis court builders to add some extra features to the structure that will enhance your playing experience. Read More 

Building a Kid-Friendly New Home

The flexibility of having a home designed specifically for your needs and desires is what attracts many people to having their home custom built. Certainly, this prospect carries significant rewards, but it can be both time and labour intensive. As with any home, it's going to be your base for many years to come. The average length of time an Australian owns a residential property is around ten years, and yet it could obviously be considerably longer if the home is capable of adapting to your changing needs. Read More 

The Key Components of an Actionable Development Plan

Development projects, both simple and complex, require careful planning to make them successful. Any development project will require a comprehensive outline of supporting documentation, policies and information that is relevant to the success of the intended structure being built. While development planning begins on paper, it will ultimately need to be implemented practically. Therefore, actionable steps need to be included in the development framework to turn abstracts concepts into reality. The key components of a successful development plan include the following: Read More