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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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Custom builder Diamond Creek

Friday, December 06, 2019
Wall frames are now up and the trusses are about to be erected, then the roof.
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Custom builder Warranwood

Thursday, December 05, 2019
A combination of feature pendant lights, down lights and light coloured cabinetry make this home very light and bright.
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Custom builder Warrandyte

Monday, December 02, 2019
A great way to make a timber ceiling feature is to use plywood panels with express joints clear coated for protection with amazing results.
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Custom builder Donvale

Friday, November 29, 2019
There are so many kitchen cabinetry colour combinations, why not try a white stone with a dark cabinets to make your stone pop.
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Custom Builder Canterbury

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
You see tiled bathrooms with horizontal and vertical lines everywhere, why not make a statement by using a Herringbone pattern for a wall or two.
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Custom Builder Templestowe

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
The lower raft slab is all formed up and ready for concrete at one of our Templestowe projects.
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Custom builder Doncaster

Thursday, November 21, 2019
A lovely example of a blue splashback with cabinet under lights to reveal a soothing blue feel.
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Custom Builder Kew

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Perfectly selected feature lighting and furniture make for the perfect kitchen dining area in this lovely Berstan Home.
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Custom builders

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Another load of concrete being pumped into a Templestowe Knock down rebuild.
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Custom builder

Monday, November 11, 2019
The floor joists are going up at one of our Diamond Creek custom builds.
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Home builder

Friday, November 08, 2019
How do you achieve the perfect tile laid level? Levelling clips are a great idea and pictured here is our tiler showing the clips in use on one of our latest projects.
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Custom Builder

Wednesday, November 06, 2019
When designing your kitchen cabinetry a great idea is to have adjustable shelving because let’s face it not all packages are the same.
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Custom builder Templestowe

Monday, November 04, 2019
The guys are pouring the strip footings at one of our Templestowe custom builds. To get great results with sloping blocks of land like this they are the only way to go.
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Custom builder Diamond Creek

Friday, November 01, 2019
This is one of our Diamond Creek custom builds. The ground floor walls have been nearly completed but the rain stopped the guys doing the Posi joists so they will be back tomorrow.  
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Custom Builder

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Always looking for different looks and styles for bathrooms why not fit some arched mirrors.
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Custom builder Ivanhoe

Friday, October 25, 2019
I was out and about on one of our builds and came across one of our tilers work. He had a tile he had just cut and wow what a cut it was!
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Custom builder

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Don’t be afraid to mix in some dark colours when building your custom home. Here is a perfect example of a dark ceiling with matching dark cabinets with stunning results.
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Custom builder Warrandyte

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
The sub floor is nearly completed and ready for wall frames at Warrandyte.
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​ Knock down rebuild Doncaster

Friday, October 18, 2019
Nearly finished at Doncaster, just getting ready for the driveway to be poured. This home is a custom built 38 s/q 4 bedroom home with a modern façade detail with a feature skillion roof.  
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