Design and decoration

Home builder East Ivanhoe

Mark Bryson - Monday, February 11, 2019

Kitchen splashbacks are often areas that are left behind with regards to design features. Here is an example of a National tiles Masia style tile creating a rustic charm. 
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Home builder Research

Mark Bryson - Friday, February 08, 2019

Most builders fail to install plaster as per the manufacture’s details. Expansion joints are to be located at 12 metre centres to ceilings and are very seldom installed. By not installing expansion joints this increases the chances of cracking and possible failure and the ceiling falling down.

 

 
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Home builder Preston

Mark Bryson - Monday, December 17, 2018

Staircases are a perfect place for storage and why not build in a custom wine room. 
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Custom Builder Kinglake

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A client came to me last month with a design issue on their custom built home plans.

After working with an architect and builder for 12+ months the builders quote came in $600k over budget, yes that’s right, $600k over.

After looking over the proposed building I notice many areas that were poorly designed and where cost savings could be made.

We were able to significantly reduce the cost and the construction with Berstan will start soon.
 
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Custom Builder Rosanna

Mark Bryson - Monday, December 10, 2018

Your kitchen is a place where you spend a lot of time and they can become a little boring.

I like to add a bit of character with colours and if you don’t like colours why not have our design team add a bulkhead to the ceiling.
 
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Custom Builder Heidelberg

Mark Bryson - Friday, December 07, 2018

How to make you’re your bedroom a little more appealing? I always like to add a couple of pendants lights to the master bedroom design. 
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Custom builder East Ivanhoe

Mark Bryson - Friday, November 30, 2018

Like your wine? Berstan Homes can design and build you a custom wine cellar in your new custom home.

 
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Custom Builder Glen Waverley

Mark Bryson - Monday, November 26, 2018

With home styling changing over the years there is one style that is always in vogue and that’s Hamptons.

Here is a great example of dado panelling, timber flooring and a grey kitchen combining for a great Hamptons feel.
 
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Custom Builder Rosanna

Mark Bryson - Friday, November 23, 2018

Mixing stone look tiles with timber shelving to a bathroom with outstanding results.

By mixing the rugged look of the stone and the softened feel of timber combines perfectly.
 
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​ Custom Builder Carnegie

Mark Bryson - Friday, November 16, 2018

A great way to create interest in your home is to include a stone feature and a great area for the stonework is to surround your fire place.

Depending on the stone chosen this can add value and a lovely earthy feel.
 
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