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When you add a new extension to your home, during the planning stage you should be thinking of the ways in which you can keep your new addition — and the rest of your property — secure. More doors that open to the outside and more windows do, unfortunately, mean more opportunities for intruders, and

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Adding an extension in a bushfire-prone area of Adelaide

Sadly, South Australia has a traumatic history of catastrophic bushfires. As a result, there are very clear rules and regulations in place when it comes to building in a bushfire prone area in suburban Adelaide, which are set out in Australian Standard (AS 3959). In Adelaide and across South Australia, residential and commercial districts are

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Adelaide Home Theatre Renovations and Extensions

As we increasingly have more and more options for home entertainment as new technology becomes more affordable, combined with the fact that Adelaide homes are getting larger at the expense of gardens and other outdoor spaces, creating a home theatre has become an ever more popular lifestyle choice. Whether it’s adding a new extension to

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Design Your Ideal Adelaide Home Office

Recent research from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed that about 1.3 million people in Australia work primarily from home, with another 2.2 million bringing work home on a regular basis. This means that, overall, around 1 in 3 people in Adelaide are using their homes as work or office spaces in one capacity

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Adelaide Laundry Renovation Specialists

Although laundries can be often overlooked when considering an Adelaide home renovation, they are spaces where a renovation incorporating efficient design and space-saving devices can have a significant lifestyle impact. And while laundries are largely functional spaces, there are nevertheless design options that will not only improve how effectively you utilise the space you have

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Building A Home Extension on a Sloping Block in Adelaide

Many of Adelaide’s north-eastern suburbs, centred around the City of Tea Tree Gully, lay at the base of the Adelaide foothills and so there is no shortage of homes here built on sloping blocks. It is not uncommon for properties in suburbs like St Agnes, Banksia Park and Redwood Park to have been built on

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Adelaide Outdoor Kitchen Builders

The Adelaide backyard is no longer what it once was. Rather than indulging in a family cricket match on a home-made pitch on the back lawn, today you’re just as likely to find everyone outside watching the Test Match on a 56-inch flatscreen in an undercover outdoor living space, with barbecue and beers on tap.

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Adelaide Energy Efficient Home Extensions

If you’re planning on adding an extension to an existing Adelaide home, there are certain conditions that need to be met with regard to the Building Code of Australia (BCA) in terms of energy efficiency and sustainability. To some extent, these depend in which of South Australia’s three climate zones your home is located (metropolitan

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Choosing an Adelaide Builder

You’ve made the important decision that the time is right to add an extension or an additional storey to your home, to meet your family’s changing needs. Or it might be the case the case that you’re looking to modernise the kitchen or bathroom, or you want to renovate your home in other ways. The

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Adelaide Kitchen Renovations and Extensions

If you’re looking to sell or rent out your Adelaide home, a kitchen renovation can go a long way to improving the look and appeal of your property. Alternatively, you may be having a new kitchen or a kitchen extension built as part of an overall renovation or upgrade of your home. In either case,

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Adelaide Bathroom Renovation Builders

Whether you’re looking to improve your home prior to selling or renting it out, or simply want to improve the quality of life for you and your family, there’s no doubt that adding a bathroom extension, or renovating your exisiting bathroom, will make a significant difference to how your home looks and your comfort levels

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Builders at Your Service | Adelaide Beachside Renovations

Adelaide is rightly proud of its beaches and their easy accessibility from just about anywhere in the city. Unsurprisingly, its many beachside suburbs have always been extremely popular places to live, and so this means there are houses and properties along the coast in a wide variety of building styles, from classic Adelaide sandstone and

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