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Raising VS Extensions

To Raise or Extend? We often find people are ready to move on to a larger home after living in the same house for a few years, however, finding that home can be a challenge. Instead, consider an extension or house raise and build under. This can provide you with the larger home you were…

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How to Save Money Restumping

How to Save Money Restumping Restumping your home is a standard part of maintenance. But just because it’s expected doesn’t mean you should pay more than necessary. Knowing just a few simple tips and taking time to prepare can help you save money restumping your home! The most important factor is finding the right restumper.…


Narrow lot homes

 Many people are intimidated by what they assume will be a complicated process or a sub-par home.   But the truth is that narrow lot homes can be just as stunning as any other home. The key factors in ensuring you receive the home of your dreams, lie with careful planning and a knowledgeable building…

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Quote Etiquette

Is Your ‘Free Quote’ Really Free? In a competitive building industry, it has become common-place for many builders (and other tradesmen) to offer free quotes. While this is a fantastic perk for homeowners, a ‘free quote’ actually costs considerably more than you may suspect. Free quotes take a considerable amount of time on your builder’s…


Being Decisive With Your Builder

The Value Of Being Decisive With Your Builder Bartlett Builders offer the very valuable service of Design and Construct. Simply put: Design and Construct means that you engage Bartlett Builders to manage your building or renovation project on your behalf – from start to finish. The merits of Design and Construct have been extolled by…


Small Lot Housing

Small Lot Housing Code in Brisbane With the population of Brisbane growing, people are looking towards narrow lots to build a home on. Much of Brisbane’s inner city and bayside areas are popular for sub-divisions from one large lot into two to build small lot housing. Brisbane City Council’s Small Lot Code was developed to ensure…


How To Plan Renovations!

Planning For Renovations In Brisbane Okay – it’s really exciting when you first start to think of renovating.  You are looking through Pinterest and Houzz, saving images of things you love. But, converting a bathroom idea from Pinterest to actually making it all happen are totally different things.  Here are a few things to plan…


How to Plan a Bathroom Renovation

Planning Brisbane Bathroom Renovations A bathroom, aside from the kitchen is one of the most used rooms in your home. So if yours is not working or looking tired, then it’s time for an upgrade! Bathroom renovations are a huge undertaking and it is essential that you plan it properly to ensure that you will…