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Custom builder Montmorency

Friday, August 02, 2019
Montmorency knock down rebuild ready for the concrete to be poured.
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Custom Builder Wantirna

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
When designing island benches for kitchens in smaller areas a great idea is to have one end of your bench open, this will help create a greater feeling of space.
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Custom builder Templestowe

Monday, July 29, 2019
Wow what a kitchen, its bright stylist and totally functional.  Placing some lights in the cabinets is always a winner and of course a small wine rack just sets it off perfectly.  
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Custom builder Warrandyte

Friday, July 26, 2019
Part of the client brief was to have a custom designed home that stood out in a crowd, I feel we delivered the brief in full.
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Custom Builder Plenty

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
By custom designing your home you can design any area that you wish and the kitchen is a great place to start. Here is a great example of a well-designed kitchen and the colour scheme just works so well with similar colours matching the floors and overhead cabinets.
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Custom builder Montmorency

Monday, July 22, 2019
Just finished the blockwork for one of our knockdown rebuilds in Montmorency and frames will be starting this week. Watch this custom designed masterpiece come to life.
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Custom builder Diamond Creek

Friday, July 19, 2019
The weather has been a little challenging over the last couple of weeks but we keep going. Here is another site that we have started in Diamond Creek just setting out.
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Custom Builder Balwyn

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
With a Custom Design you can have any detail you like. Here is a great example of an island bench with matching stone to the splash back. What a beautiful result!
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Custom builder Templestowe

Monday, July 15, 2019
How can you save on heating costs in your new custom home? Why not add some ceiling fans as warm air rises and let them push the warm air down and around the room.
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Custom builder Doncaster

Friday, July 12, 2019
Yes winter is certainly here and those with tiles on the floors would really be feeling cold feet. The solution is to use timber flooring as it is not only warming but it looks better as well.
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​ Custom builder Balwyn

Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Looking for some storage in your custom home design? What about some custom built cabinetry under your stairs?
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Custom builder Kew

Friday, July 05, 2019
Australia has a reputation for producing of some of the finest wine in the world so if you like wine, why not have Berstan Homes design a custom wine room in your new custom home.
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Custom Builder Templestowe

Wednesday, July 03, 2019
There’s nothing better than having a bright natural light in your home and a perfect way of achieving this is to add some highlight windows to your custom designed home.
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Custom builder Doncaster

Monday, July 01, 2019
Sick of cleaning the tiles on your splashback? Why not have Berstan Homes design and install a stone splashback in your new kitchen and save all that cleaning. Not only are they stunning but very practical.
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Custom builder

Friday, June 28, 2019
When designing homes it’s always a winner to place several features of the same colour. Here is an area with a combination of timbers combining perfectly.
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Custom builder

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Large areas of glass are a great way to improve your natural light and Street appeal, the only problem, how do you keep your privacy? Feature aluminium screens can be a real solution.
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Custom builder

Monday, June 24, 2019
Storage is always an issue and you can never seem to get enough. With a little bit of clever staircase design you can create a perfect area for storage.  
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Custom builder

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Great homes are created by clever design and the mixing of different textures. Here’s an example of a potentially cold feeling area warmed by the use of some timber elements.
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​ Custom builder

Monday, June 17, 2019
A kitchen is the heart of the home, it’s where meals are prepared and often eaten at breakfast bars and tables close by. When designing our kitchen we like to add contrasts to create points of interest.
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Custom builder

Friday, June 14, 2019
There are many features we like to add to our homes. One particular item is adding led lights to the underside of our bathroom cabinets. By adding these lights it gives a subtle feel.
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Custom Builder

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
One of the best things about engaging a Custom Builder is you can have them design anything you want. Here is a great example of a client wanting a bright kitchen. We placed led downlights into the cabinets for an extra feature and what a great result.
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Custom builder

Friday, June 07, 2019
  When we are designing staircases in tight areas we add steel spine open stairs and add some glass balustrading and these all help in opening the area up.  
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Doncaster builder

Thursday, June 06, 2019
There is something about timber, it’s naturally warming and stunningly brilliant when used throughout your home finishes. Here’s an alfresco ceiling lined with Cedar lining boards and when oiled the magnificent true colours of this amazing timber will show through.
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Warrandyte builder

Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Another knock down rebuild in Warrandyte under way.
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Eaglemont builder

Thursday, May 30, 2019
Being a custom builder we can offer our clients plenty of choice when it comes to kitchen splashbacks and here is a perfect example of a Culcatta stone splashback with a stunning result.
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Ivanhoe Builder

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Black and white is in and what great tiles you have to select from at National tiles and just look at what you can achieve.
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​ Montmorency builder

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Yes winter has come around again so why not get a Jet master gas fire place in your new Berstan home? This one has a feature stone hearth that makes it really pop.
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Carnegie builder

Friday, May 17, 2019
Grey is in, as you can see if you look at this gorgeous kitchen with inlay panelled cabinet doors and 20 mm stone tops creating a unique look.
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Kew builder

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Another slab nearly completed at this soon to be magnificent dual occupancy development. Instead of having steps within the homes design we decided to split level the slabs creating no steps within the homes.
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Canterbury builder

Thursday, May 09, 2019
Making the splashback in your kitchen a feature, a simple idea is to have the tiling laid in a brick pattern. Here is a perfect example of an inlay panelled kitchen with a great result.
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