When we think of building, we tend to think of what will go above the ground on a plot of land. How many people consider what is below when contemplating their build? In this edition, we look at what lies beneath and why knowing this is so important for your project. We explore the ins…

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When the borders between Victoria and Western Australia opened in late January, I made the most of the opportunity to head home and see family and friends. Booked a ticket and made the mad dash back to WA. Not only has it been wonderful to finally see my family and catch up with longtime friends,…

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What lurks beneath the surface: Why you need a Geotechnical Report before you build Let’s just state the obvious – before you even start designing your home get to know the plot of dirt you are building on! To the naked and usually untrained eye, a plot of land is pretty much all about the…

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We’ve started off 2021 with a bang and have some exciting new projects we’ll be sharing with you throughout the year. Woo hoo! One of our first new projects that we’re thrilled to tell you about is our new display at the Home Innovations Centre in Victoria. As soon as you walk in the door,…

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5 Specialist trades you can’t do without when renovating: it’s the law! Thinking of renovating? You will quickly discover that you will be calling a variety of trades your new best friends. Depending on the nature and extent of your project, cabinetmakers, tilers, plasterers, painters, glaziers and bricklayers will all play a role. But do…

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If you’ve been following us and are a regular reader of TILT, you will already know that when it comes to building and renovating we are strong advocates for asking the right questions to make informed and confident decisions for you and your family. That’s the very reason why we created our product range. Questions…

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When you hear the name Caesarstone® your mind no doubt immediately pictures stunning kitchen benchtops, luxurious bathroom vanities, and eye-catching wall paneling.  After all, Caesarstone® is known as the leading brand of quartz stone surfaces in Australia. But with the recent launch of their new Outdoor Collection, you now have the opportunity to make your…

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Have you heard about this year’s CES? It’s the annual Consumer Electronics Show held every year in January in Las Vegas. This is definitely a “geekfest” and attracts technology lovers from all over the world. Now COVID did most certainly throw a spanner in the works this year, but it did not stop the event…

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Being one of the founders of 2 companies in the construction arena Build In Common and Rodine Australia,I’m am often asked questions about building and renovating, including any “hot tips” I am able to share when it comes to domestic building. Recently I was asked about what to consider when it comes to kitchen projects. So, I thought…

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It seems obvious really – stairs can be dangerous things, even for grown adults! But often very little thought goes into lighting them, and whilst there are many tried and true solutions, there are a few key things to keep in mind when thinking about lighting stairs to create the best result. In the commercial…

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