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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With restrictions around the globe and within our own country slowly being lifted, it makes you think what our new way of life will be like and what it will look like. Will we go back to normal? What does normal look like? What have we learnt and more importantly what will we apply? These…

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Useful Links & Tips when it comes to renovations and building “Do you have a trade license?” This is often a question that is missed (or avoided) at the beginning of discussions with trades and often falls into the assumption category. With possible legal ramifications for you, the homeowner, not to mention possible Occupational Health…

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Over the years I’ve completed (as has my company Rodine Australia) numerous builds and I have to say, there’s nothing more exciting than when the construction phase begins. All your hard work of planning, budgeting, designing and negotiating comes to fruition and the reality of your vision begins to take shape. It truly is an…

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Unfortunately, renovating a kitchen tends to be messy, time-consuming and can be expensive if not planned right. Why? Because almost all key trades are involved in making your new kitchen a reality. You will have plumbers, electricians, cabinet makers, benchtop experts, painters, plasterers, flooring and maybe even window, door and tiling specialists visit your home.…

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As an owner and CEO of a construction company, I’m often asked ‘technical construction’ questions on someone’s build or project, which makes sense as that’s what my company and team do. We construct. So, therefore, experts in this field. When I’m asked material selection or design questions, the obvious answer would be that I refer…

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10 Questions to ask your tradie before you say “YES”! How do you know if the tradesperson who shows up on your front door or calls you back, is the right person for the job? How can you tell the good from the bad?  Should you simply be grateful that they showed up and claim…

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