Our friends at Femeconomy recently reviewed people’s uptake of renovations and building projects during COVID and what challenges this presented. COVID-19 has sparked growth in spending on home renovations, building, and property maintenance. Australian families have been renovating their properties during the coronavirus pandemic, with the average budget coming in at $63,188 according to the…

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Have you ever noticed that when you walk past a construction site, there’s often music playing from a stereo somewhere, and sometimes if you’re lucky (okay maybe that’s a bit of a stretch), you’ll even hear the dulcet voices of the site staff singing away as they’re working? There have been many studies and papers…

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We recently welcomed Aleeshya to the Build In Common team in a Partnerships & Marketing role, so we thought we’d share a little about her. We’ve loved having her on board and her bright, bubbly smile and personality have definitely been contagious! Your name is Aleeshya but do you have a nickname? Yes. Most people…

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Hello there and welcome once again! With only 3 months to go until the end of the year, I don’t think we’re alone when we say that we’re all looking forward to getting to the finish line of 2020. So, to spread a little joy and help you out a little, we’re offering our Digital…

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A unique building and construction industry event, STEELTOES & STILETTOS brings the risk of asbestos to the big stage when tradies are dobbed in and sponsored to walk the catwalk with a model. With the highest recorded rates of mesothelioma in the world and the most in-situ asbestos of all the states, asbestos has left…

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I hope that everyone is staying strong during these crazy times of 2020. With a lot of us being stuck inside our 4 walls, it makes you start to think more about what changes and renovation can be done, which a lot of the time starts with the bathroom. In this edition I want to…

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I’ve found over the years that people often think that because a bathroom (or laundry) is a smaller room in the house, it doesn’t need a lot of attention. For a small room, it’s actually a big hitter because almost all trades will be involved with the renovation and errors can be costly and long-lasting.…

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When German chemist Justus von Liebig developed a process in 1835 for applying a thin layer of metallic silver to one side of a pane of clear glass, he created what we today know as the modern-day mirror. Ground-breaking for his time his method finally allowed for the mass production of what would soon become…

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Hello Readers, Welcome to Spring! I think we can all say that some sunshine, bright colours, and warmer weather will be a welcomed change for us and that no doubt will lift our spirits during these unprecedented times. This edition we welcome TAG Financial Services who have commenced a new offering Compare N Save which…

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Podcasts are growing in popularity in Australian and over 1.6M Australians download podcasts on a monthly basis. There are over 850,000 podcasts and more than 30 million podcast episodes to choose from! Whether it’s for inspiration, convenience, education, or simply fun, there is plenty to keep you busy listening. So, we thought we would share…

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