Design and decoration

New Home Builder

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Choosing flooring is one of the most important decisions to make when building a new home. Today, there are many more choices available than just carpet or timber flooring and some of those choices are more cost efficient. It’s very popular in Australia to install hard flooring in the living and hall areas for easy cleaning and indoor/outdoor living. Traditionally, timber flooring has been the first choice, but modern methods of tiling, and other more sustainable materials have become more prevalent. The cheapest floor covering is timber laminate at around $50 a square metre installed. However, it doesn’t wear that well and can sometimes look a little cheap.  
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Stairs can make the entrance of a home

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Most double story homes have their staircase positioned at the front of the home and usually the first feature when entering the home. Stairs can be an opportunity to make a statement. They add light and open up the house, so it’s worth putting some extra time into the design and style to make sure the entrance has impact.  
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Advantages of Bamboo Flooring

Mark Bryson - Friday, August 05, 2016

Stunning and warm are the words that come to my mind when visualizing a Bamboo floor.

Bamboo has so much to offer it’s easy to clean, comes in many different colours and cost effective in comparison to other timber flooring. Bamboo is very easy to install and is harder than most timber flooring alternatives. Bamboo is less likely to split and warp in comparison to other timber flooring options.  
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Bamboo flooring in new homes

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Berstan Homes is now selling and installing Bamboo flooring to nearly 40% of all new homes built. It has been a great success since Berstan Homes has introduced the Bamboo flooring range as a selection choice. 

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