Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Another slab nearly ready for pouring at one of our Warrandyte sites, we have chosen to use a waffle slab in this case after consultation with our engineering
team. There are many options when it comes to slabs and foundations depending on the site.read more
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Yes another demolition in Ivanhoe nearing completion making way for another custom designed family home.read more
Monday, April 29, 2019
Instead of installing a small run of feature tiles why not do the whole wall, here is a great example of what you can create with a full wall of feature
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Instead of having a boring tiled splashback why not have a stone splashback incorporating the bench top as pictured here.read more
Monday, April 15, 2019
There are so many different styles of stair balustrades and I always suggest a glass option because it creates an open feel.
Staircases can become very confining so using a glass balustrade seems the logical option.
Friday, April 12, 2019
There are so many different styles for your custom home with multiple combinations of bricks, stone, metal, and timber just to name a few.
Here is a great example of an industrial style designed feature combining metal and timber with a great result.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
With so many Dual occupancy projects under construction in Melbourne at the moment, it pays to make yours stick out in the crowd.
Bathrooms and ensuites are a great start and here is interesting combination of 80 mm stone with the warming effect of timber cabinets.
Friday, April 05, 2019
Another demolition underway in Doncaster with a new construction starting soon. The old property will be replaced with a stunning pair of dual occupancy
Monday, April 01, 2019
A stunning staircase in one of our knockdown rebuilds in Templestowe.read more
Friday, March 29, 2019
Kew is without a doubt an expensive suburb for land purchasers, so when designing your home you certainly want to make sure the design maximizes the land
A perfect way to save land is to add a basement and if the area is still tight for a turning circle why not add a turn table to help manoeuvre your
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Kitchen design and colours are a personal choice. Here is a great example of a bold black timber grained kitchen with stunning results.read more
Monday, March 25, 2019
A practical feature for your home is the addition of a gas fire place not only are they stunning but very efficient.read more
Friday, March 22, 2019
With so many older homes available for sale it’s a great opportunity for investors or home owners to make some serious money.
The process takes around 8 months in council and the build time is around 10 months.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Using a timber lined ceiling in your alfresco can to turn boring into fabulous as pictured here.
Monday, March 18, 2019
There is little better than staring into an open flame and by installing a fire point you can share this experience with family and friends.read more
Friday, March 15, 2019
Yes large tiles can work in your custom homes bathroom suites and here is the perfect example of large tiles with amazing results.read more
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
With so many different combinations and selections with custom cabinetry on offer it’s not difficult to combine the perfect kitchen. Here is an example
of a timber and white stone selection with fantastic results.read more
Friday, March 08, 2019
We are always looking to create points of difference in our custom home designs and here is a great example of a design with an outdoor garden opening
into the master bedroom bathroom suite.read more
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
A lovely example of a kitchen with inlay panels and a splashback featuring rustic tiles installed in a brick pattern.read more
Monday, March 04, 2019
Here is a perfect example of a full height tiled bathroom suite with a basic plain tile and the feature tile in the niche only. What a fantastic result.read more
Friday, March 01, 2019
Timber feature ceilings are becoming more popular with our designs lately with outstanding results.
These features not only create points of interest but give a feeling of warmth.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Wine sales are through the roof at the moment and its little wonder because Australia produces some of the best wines in the world. So if you like your
wine, when you’re having your custom home designed by Berstan Homes get us to design a wine cellar.read more
Monday, February 25, 2019
So many kitchen benches have stone thicknesses of 50 mm or more, here is a perfect example of a 20 mm stone bench top with perfect appealing minimalistic
Friday, February 22, 2019
When designing homes you need to make sure that you have the perfect blend of colours and textures. Here is a perfect example of texture and colour with
a mixture of cool concrete floors and the warmth of the timber kitchen bench and stairs combined with a fresh green lawn absolutely brilliant.read more
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
As Custom Home Builders we are constantly looking for different floor finishes and here’s an example of polished concrete floors.read more
Monday, February 18, 2019
Timber flooring is making a comeback and solid timber flooring when installed correctly can make a lovely addition to your home.read more
Friday, February 15, 2019
With so many flooring options currently available many of our clients are choosing engineered timber floors which come in several widths. Here is a great
example of a wide plank option.read more
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Kitchens are the heart of the home so when designing them we always like them to be stunning in finish, here is an example of a stone being used on the
under panel for the island bench and another piece over the feature window with amazing results.read more
Monday, February 11, 2019
Kitchen splashbacks are often areas that are left behind with regards to design features. Here is an example of a National tiles Masia style tile creating
a rustic charm.read more
Friday, February 08, 2019
Most builders fail to install plaster as per the manufacture’s details. Expansion joints are to be located at 12 metre centres to ceilings and are very
seldom installed. By not installing expansion joints this increases the chances of cracking and possible failure and the ceiling falling down.