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Home builder Diamond Creek

Monday, March 23, 2020
The site cut is finished and the contractors are starting to bore the holes for the retaining walls at one of our Diamond Creek custom home builds.
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Kew Home builder

Friday, March 20, 2020
Buildings often with the latest design can become very cold looking so I always like to add a splash of warmth by adding some timber elements. Cedar linings are very appealing and give an attractive warming feature.
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Home Builder Diamond Creek

Monday, March 16, 2020
The base is now finished at one of our Diamond Creek projects just needs the boxing. The Steelwork will be placed then the inspection and concrete.
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Custom home builder Kew

Friday, March 13, 2020
The base is ready for the boxing then steelwork and inspection then the concrete will be going down at one of our custom home builds in Kew.
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Custom Home Builder Keilor

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
The raft slab is underway at one of our sites in Keilor, steel will be in shortly and then the concrete.
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Knock down rebuild Canterbury

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Sick of looking at a plain painted wall why not add some wall paper to give the room some interest!
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Knock down rebuild Warrandyte

Friday, March 06, 2020
There is so much wasted space usually under your staircase so why not use it for storage and in this case a wine store.
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Knock down rebuild Melbourne

Monday, March 02, 2020
There is something about a timber feature ceiling in the home that makes the home seem warmer. Here is an example of a timber feature ceiling combining with styling elements that blend perfectly.
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Knock down rebuild Templestowe

Friday, February 28, 2020
It seems like yesterday when we started this beautiful home and what an amazing result we achieved. On this site was a 1970s house that we removed and then we built this French provincial manor.
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Knock down rebuild Templestowe

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
This could be the perfect bathroom with inlay panelled cabinets, Italian tiles and 80mm stone bench tops.
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Builder Forest Hill

Monday, February 24, 2020
Stairways can often feel very confined, so an idea we often use is to install glass balustrading and this creates a feeling of space.
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Custom builder Warrandyte

Friday, February 21, 2020
Sub floor nearly completed at one of our Warrandyte knock down rebuilds in Warrandyte.
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Knock Down Rebuild Ringwood

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
A great feature for any room is to install custom cabinets, we are finding this is becoming the normal with most of our builds.
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Builder Templestowe

Monday, February 17, 2020
A perfect way to make a room statement is to place a chandelier in the middle of the room, here is a perfect example in one of our knock down rebuild homes in Templestowe.
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Custom builder Healesville

Friday, February 14, 2020
Slabs all boxed up and steel in place ready for concrete at one of our projects in Healesville.
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Custom Builder Eltham

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
When building a knock down rebuild why not design a spacious walk in robe. Here is a perfect example of a custom walk in robe with plenty of storage and hanging space.
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Custom builder Templestowe

Monday, February 10, 2020
Pouring the strip footings at one of our Templestowe knock down rebuilds. Strip footing are a common approach to foundations when dealing with a sloping site.
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Custom builder Diamond Creek

Friday, February 07, 2020
Posi joists are being installed at one of our Diamond Creek custom builds. This is a great way of saving timber by using Posi joists instead of timber beams.
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Custom builder Lower Templestowe

Wednesday, February 05, 2020
When building on a sloping site the most popular way of approaching footings are strip footings. Pictured here is an example on one of our Templestowe knock down rebuilds.
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Custom builder Diamond Creek

Monday, February 03, 2020
When building retaining walls they can become very boring so why not make them more interesting by adding some rock features. Here is a perfect example of one of our projects in Diamond Creek showing the use of a combination of rocks and conventional concrete sleepers with stunning results.
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​ Custom builder Camberwell

Friday, January 31, 2020
  When building a kitchen including an island bench, you really should consider some stunning pendant lights. The pendants will help highlight the island and make your kitchen pop.  
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Custom builder Healesville

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Anyone for a sauna? Why not have one built into your master ensuite for your own private use. Saunas are a great way to clean your pours and can be very therapeutic.
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Custom builder Warranwood

Friday, January 24, 2020
Alfresco’s in Melbourne can struggle to be used in our winter so why not use some ceiling heaters? This will make a hugh difference and will help create a year round entertaining zone.
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Custom builder Kew

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The steelwork is all done and we are now ready for the bondek and on with the mesh and concrete for this suspended slab.
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Custom builder Canterbury

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Glass balustrading is a great way of creating a feel of space with their transparency, where a timber or iron balustrade can give a cluttered look.
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Christmas 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019
Christmas is a time of year for reflection for the ones that didn’t make it and for the ones that did. We lost our father this year and this will be our first Christmas without him. I remember dad once said death it’s so permanent and how right he was, make sure you tell your family and friends what you think of them often because once they pass you can say no more. On a happier note the whole team
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Custom builder Melbourne

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
There is nothing better than inviting some friends around and making your own pizza in your new pizza oven. There are plenty of suppliers in the market of pizzas makers so the just Goggle them.
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​ Custom builder Warrandyte

Monday, December 16, 2019
Jetmaster have some great gas fire places on display at their Richmond showroom. Here is a perfect example of a fire place with a stunning tiled feature backing surrounding the flue.
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Custom builder Wonga Park

Friday, December 13, 2019
Niches in wet areas are becoming very popular but many make the mistake of making them too small. Here is a perfect example of a large niche with plenty of space.
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Custom builder Donvale

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
National tiles have some lovely large tiles at their many displays around Melbourne. Here are some beautiful large dark tiles they have at the moment in stock.
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