Tips to avoid home building regrets… Building a house is a HUGE ask! Lots of planning and critical decisions; size of rooms, placement of windows, ceiling heights…let alone the fun pretty stuff like paint colours, fixtures and finishes. And you know what? Sometimes we make a mistake…we rush, feel pressured, skip a big decision, leave…

How to find and manage a great tradie? We all know how daunting it is to begin the renovating process. There is the uncertainty of how to find a great tradie to assist with your project, and the fear you’ll be taken for a ride by someone dodgy. So how do you find a great tradie? Sort the wheat from…

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…

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…