OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - RENOVATIONS & EXTENSIONS

Do I have to move out of my home during a renovation or extension?

Whether or not you can stay in your home during construction will depend on the scope of the project, how access will be affected, whether external weather conditions will impact your comfortability and so on. Wherever possible, however, we work to your family’s lifestyle and routines to try and allow for you to stay at home.

How long does a renovation take?

We can provide you with a detailed project timeline once we know the scope of the project and will also be able to assist with providing recommendations for quicker completion times where possible.

What is the difference between a renovation and extension?

A renovation is internal works to an existing house whereas an extension is adding on to your existing house to provide new rooms and an expanded floor space.

Do I need to get council approval for a renovation or extension?

Our team can assist you with finding out what requirements are required by council as no two builds are the same.

Do I need a building permit?

Our team can assist you with finding out what requirements are required by council as the specifics between jobs are so vast as to make it impossible to give you the exact detail now.

Do I need a licensed builder?

In part this depends on the level of work needed to be done, but we always recommend using licenced registered trades so that you do not void your product warranties and works insurances.

Can I know what my house will look like before it is finished?

Our team can provide you with a realistic and detailed 3D view of what your project will look like when it is complete.

Can I do some of the work myself?

This depends on the level of work needing to be done and your degree of experience. However, we always recommend using licenced registered trades so that you do not void your product warranties and works insurances.

How much should I spend on a renovation or extension before it becomes too much?

Our team can help guide you through this. It is dependent on many things such as the value of your property, market trends, interest rates and so on. Contact us to assist you with the right information so you can make an informed decision.