Design and decoration

What is concrete base?

Saturday, August 30, 2014
Concrete base is a rock based material placed and levelled under the polythene prior to the form work and reinforcing then concrete.  See attached photo shows the base, which is crushed rock and is around 50mm to 100mm thick. The need for a smaller aggregate with rounded edges, so the perforation to the polythene is avoided. If a raft slab is being used the use of rock material is not used packing sand takes it's place to form the pods.
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The Astoria32 by Berstan Homes

Thursday, August 28, 2014
We are currently building one of our Astoria32's in Lalor and the owners are very happy with the progress. After looking at the large corporate builders the owners chose Berstan Homes for their personal attention knowing that a personal approach would not be possible with larger building companies.  The Astoria32 is currently under construction in the Carlingford Estate Lalor, a boutique estate in the middle of Lalor. Carlingford has suitable developer guidelines to ensure the homes built within the estate
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The Shiralee17 by Berstan Homes

Monday, August 25, 2014
The Shiralee17 has turned out to be a very popular design this year with strong sales. The purchasers are mixed between young family's, singles and retiree's. The Shiralee comes standard with a good size alfresco and with it's open plan living design is very popular. A main feature that has proven to be a winner is the master bedroom being located at the rear of the home. The laundry is of great working size and the size you would expect from
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Corner block home design solutions

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Tiana17 by Berstan Homes is a solution for corner lots and able to suit most size blocks with customisation. Offering a choice of 3 or 4 bedrooms and a single or double garage option the Tiana can accommodate most of your family's requirements. read more Corner lots are even cost effective option in new estates due to the major builder's not having a stamp type design to suit them, so this is a way of saving on your home
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New Home Design

Monday, August 18, 2014
I have recently noticed the custom building section of our business has increased by some 25%. I believe this is happening due to consumer awareness of an option to go custom in lieu of the larger stamp type builders.  The cost of a custom design is very similar to a stamp build, but you actually get what you want. Many families have specific requirements and expectations for their new home that cannot be achieved with a stamp type home build.
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