Chami is a fabulous member of our Renovating Mums community who has just completed her Hamptons Style Kitchen renovation, read on for her experience… 1 Where did you find your inspiration? Was it easy for you & your husband to agree on decisions? We live in California Bungalow style house so I knew I wanted…

Having that stunning design for the home of your dreams can be fraught with frustration and despair when reality hits and you find out at quoting stage that you cannot afford it and need to go back to the drawing board. To help you nail your vision, Renovating Mums chatted to the team from Blueprint…

Our first Real Mum renovating story is Hannah Tatam’s. Hannah bought her tiny 124sqm Annandale Federation semi in 2012 after what felt like a lifetime of looking…  “It was described by my building inspector as the “dampest house he’d ever seen” as it had been neglected for many years; downpipes went nowhere, mould was growing from the floor all the…

Building or renovating? Building contracts can be confusing, and there are many who have ended up getting burnt after they’ve signed – uncovering mountains of hidden costs and finding clauses they can’t get out of.  The initial excitement of planning a major renovation or building a new home can consume you. It’s only after signing the building contract that people…