Things to look out for when buying a home


A renovated stone fronted home.

Thinking of buying a home? We’ve been underpinning and renovating homes for 28 years and sadly during this time we have met many people who have purchased a home only to discover it had issues with foundations, or shoddy home DIY renovations causing bigger problems, and they needed our help. … Continue reading

Trending Renovation Materials in 2023


Kitchen with bamboo benchtop.

Renovating your home is a great way to update its look and feel. Whether you are looking to increase your home’s value, enhance its energy efficiency, or simply make it more comfortable, there are plenty of trending renovation materials available that can help you achieve your goals. … Continue reading

Underpinning and Foundation Repair


Close up of a newly renovated home.

Underpinning is a construction technique used to strengthen and stabilise an existing building’s foundation. It involves excavating the soil beneath the foundation and replacing it with a stronger material, such as concrete. This technique is commonly used when the original foundation is not strong enough to support the weight of the building or when the soil underneath has become unstable due to disturbance, settlement, or erosion. … Continue reading

Creating a Budget for your Renovation


The before and after transformation of a renovation

Renovations can be expensive or cheap, large or small. We all know budgeting for a renovation is important, but how do you create a budget without knowing what many of the basics are going to cost? … Continue reading

Top 5 Trends in Outdoor Living


Outdoor entertaining area with timber decking and timber furniture with a white hamptons style house


The summer season is finally upon us! You may have considered giving your home a much-needed revamp, a simple yet effective way to lift and extend the liveability of your home is to makeover the outdoor living and entertaining area. … Continue reading