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Wonga Park Builder

Monday, November 09, 2020
With custom built homes you can add in feature elements that add colour warmth and character. Using combinations of timber, stone and contrasting coloured cabinets you really can make your kitchen special.
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Donvale Builder

Friday, November 06, 2020
With so many Victorian’s now working from home it makes sense to design a home office space in your new custom designed home. There are several key factors when designing so always seek nature light and make sure it doesn’t make you feel cramped by being too small.
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Bentleigh Builder

Thursday, November 05, 2020
When building side by side homes it’s always a great idea to incorporate an alfresco to the rear of the design to add depth to the build.
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Diamond Creek Builder

Monday, November 02, 2020
Base is now finished at one of our Diamond Creek builds, now just waiting to be boxed up and steel placed for the slab.
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Wonga Park Builder

Friday, October 30, 2020
Polytec are one of our preferred suppliers and their cabinet material making skills are second to none. They have a vast range of products from plain laminates to woodgrain finished boards and they also have a great range of highly polished boards that create a finish similar to a two pack finish.
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Templestowe Builder

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Summer is coming and with daylight savings it’s time to use your alfresco dining area. Here at one of our knockdown rebuilds in Templestowe is a well-designed alfresco dining area with cooking and washing facilities built in.
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Hawthorn Builder

Thursday, October 22, 2020
The kitchen is often referred to as the heart of the home so when designing your custom home add some features that create interest and style. Here is a lovely combination of tiles, timber and stone and the results speak for themselves.
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Custom Builder

Monday, October 19, 2020
Well we have been in lockdown now for a very long time and many have discovered a few hidden home cooking talents.
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Warrandyte Builder

Friday, October 16, 2020
Here is one of our custom designed homes in Warrandyte. This home is a combination of angled roofing with a combination of bricks and render with stunning results.
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Templestowe Builder

Thursday, October 15, 2020
If you are looking for an ultimate feature focal point in your home why not add some water? Here is the perfect example of a water feature that doesn’t only bring a point of interest but tranquillity that only water can bring.
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Donvale Builder

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Most bathrooms and ensuites have size issues so we always try to add extra mirrors to give that extra dimension of space. Here is an example of a massive mirrored shaving cabinet.
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Doncaster Builder

Friday, October 09, 2020
At Berstan Homes we always like to mix elements. Here is an example of timber and mosaic tiles with amazing results.
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Donvale Builder

Thursday, October 08, 2020
Spine staircases are becoming more popular and they create a wonderful sense of space due to their open risers.
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Glen Iris Builder

Monday, October 05, 2020
Splashbacks in kitchens are often plain and boring so why not add some character with a herringbone detail tiled splashback for some extra interest.
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Bentleigh Builder

Friday, October 02, 2020
Many blocks in Bentleigh are being converted into dual occupancy’s and designs with a difference are making the big dollars. Mixtures of stone and timber are always a big hit with buyers.
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Yarra Valley Builder

Monday, September 28, 2020
Rustic elements are always an inclusion with great result. Here is an example of timber and stone creating more than just interest but a feel of rustic character.
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Montmorency Builder

Friday, September 25, 2020
Yes its cold outside but have a look at this colour combination for a kitchen interior design. By adding some dark colour matched with some blending timber elements creates a wonderful warming effect.
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Knockdown rebuild Kew

Thursday, September 24, 2020
Steel roofing is coming back into vogue now and here is an example of one of our knockdown rebuilds in Kew. Standing Seam as pictured is becoming a popular roof and wall cladding profile with beautiful results.
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Melbourne Builder

Monday, September 21, 2020
Styling is a great way to uplift your home and can be a very effective way of create change without the expensive of renovating.
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Glen Iris Builder

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Lately we have been painting and staining stair treads and risers different colours and wow they have an impact.
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Rosanna Builder

Monday, September 14, 2020
Every home needs something to make it stand out from the rest. Here is a stunning example of a timber lined ceiling feature in a kitchen.
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Whittlesea Builder

Friday, September 11, 2020
One of our custom designed homes in Whittlesea shown here with the driveway being poured.
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Knockdown rebuild Bentleigh

Monday, September 07, 2020
Clever design and plenty of unique features make a home more appealing and liveable. Here is a great example of the use of twin ovens and a dramatic stone water fall bench detail.
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Builder Kew

Friday, September 04, 2020
One of our Kew knockdown rebuilds is well underway with the rendering currently being applied. The home is a custom designed Georgian with some modern features.
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Builder Ivanhoe

Monday, August 31, 2020
There are plenty of ideas for wet area splashbacks. Here’s a wonderful combination of stone and mirrors. 
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Builder Wantirna

Friday, August 28, 2020
The guys have just finished the demolition at one of our Wantirna sites so now getting ready for the excavation.
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Builder Eltham

Monday, August 24, 2020
Lately we have been installing full length niches to some of our custom build home’s bathrooms and ensuite’s with great results.
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Builder Keilor

Friday, August 21, 2020
The steel is getting installed at one of our projects in Keilor East, first floor frames are next.
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Builder Plenty

Thursday, August 20, 2020
Flooring choices are many, here’s an example of a wide plank engineered board light in colour to reflect light and give a warm and spacious feel.
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Builder Ivanhoe

Monday, August 17, 2020
Lately we have been installing plenty of stone splashbacks to our builds with stunning results.
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