The importance of checking what is and isnt included in your project Quote

We have been hard at work recently getting a number of estimates and projects on the go. Often we loose jobs because our price is higher than other builders, only to later find out that the build ended up costing about what our quote was (albeit with another builder). This article on @houzz is a…

Picking the right builder for you

When your thinking about any major building project, whether its building a new home, renovating or adding to your existing home, it means finding a builder.  Finding the right builder for you, can mean the difference between a fun, enjoyable and rewarding building experience and one that leaves you frustrated, or worse, out of pocket.…

Big Builder Strong Arm Tactics

Ever dealt with one of the big name builders?  I have always had a lot of respect for the big builders.  As a small niche builder you look to them for industry best practice…..that was until today. I had an eye opening meeting with a new client.  They had become disillusioned with the big builder…

Could this be the future of toilets?

When we talk about sustainability and reducing living costs, the current focus seems to always be on improved insulation; solar panels (PV Panels) and Hot Water Services; waffle pod slabs and uPVC windows. But there could be a lot more to it than that. This relatively new invention, which I believe may be a follow…

Sustainable House Upgrades

Currently working on this very unique and sustainability driven addition to a traditional Gambrel type home. Some features of the completed of the addition will be; 1. Grey water system 2. Solar Panels, Evacuated Tube HWS, Heat Banks and Hydronic Underfloor heating 3. The entire house to be upgraded to R5.0 external walls 4. All…