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We have the best Builders.

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Our most popular Builders

  • D Knoop Building Services Logo

    D Knoop Building Services

    Doncaster East, VIC
    • Damien

      Damien:

      Not only is David and his team prompt, efficient, professional and thoughtful they are a pleasure to deal with!

      · over a year ago
    • Alan

      Alan:

      David and his boys were very professional and obliging. They turned up on time and got straight into the job.

      · 2 months ago
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  • NDB HOME IMPROVEMENTS PTY LTD Logo

    NDB HOME IMPROVEMENTS PTY LTD

    Where Quality Costs Just A Little Bit More

    Ferntree Gully, VIC
    • Fatima

      Fatima:

      I requested a Builders Inspection Report which was followed up promptly. Communication and service was pretty good. Highly recommended. Thankyou very much A+

      · over a year ago
    • Paul

      Paul:

      NDB were the only business to respond (ie call me) to my Service Central request for assistance with a chemical underpinning job, so they get a gold star from me for that. The 2 guys who turned up on the day were pleasant, helpful, listened to advice and took direction well. I did have to provide...

      · over a year ago
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  • Haberfield Holdings Pty Ltd Logo

    Haberfield Holdings Pty Ltd

    Tullamarine, VIC
    • Daniel

      Daniel :

      Great to deal with. Very nice guys and very professional for a great price. The finished job was a high standard. Highly recommend and would use again.

      · over a year ago
    • Jill

      Jill:

      Frank and his team did a great job, taking on a tricky job with access issues which many others would not. Communication was excellent including a clear payment schedule. The work was completed ahead of schedule and all his workers were courteous, respectful and friendly.

      · over a year ago
    • Craig

      Craig:

      Frank and his team did a very good job at reducing the size of a wall in our kitchen. Always on time, polite, and kept us up to date. Will use again.

      · over a year ago
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  • NJR Builders  Logo

    NJR Builders

    Frankston South, VIC
    • Chaim

      Chaim:

      Awesome Builder, VERY VERY HAPPY - gave him two more jobs after the first one. Nic did all the things right being a builder and I will recommend him to other customers without any hesitation. Truly 5 stars and more! If there were a 10 star rating, I'd give him one.

      · over a year ago
    • Andrew

      Andrew:

      It was a pleasure working with Nick. He turned up when he said he would, did a great job and went the extra mile to fix some unforseen issues. I would recommend NJR Builders to anybody and everybody.

      · over a year ago
    • Matt

      Matt:

      Nick has done an excellent job for our deck, and we all love it.\r\nWe\'ve got three quotes from service central and two others have no way to match with NJR\'s price!!\r\nIt\'s very easy to communicate with Nick with our requirements and he always provide prompt response for our...

      · over a year ago
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  • Marsonia Interiors Logo

    Marsonia Interiors

    Marsonia Interiors provides a complete solution for your home regardless of your lifestyle or budget

    Blackburn, VIC
    • Brendan

      Brendan:

      Mike was very professional, personally was involved and was able to deliver according to his promise. Overall a great job and I have no hesitation in recommending this business.

      · over a year ago
    • Kay

      Kay :

      Excellent service.... Competitive pricing

      · over a year ago
    • Andrew

      Andrew:

      Very professional service and extremely happy with the result

      · over a year ago
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  • Komfy Homes Logo

    Komfy Homes

    Endeavour Hills, VIC
  • TM Building Group Logo

    TM Building Group

    Dandenong, VIC
    • Adrian

      Adrian:

      Great workmanship, great price, awesome communication, could not be happier with the work done.

      · 3 months ago
    • Paul

      Paul:

      Hi Tamer We would like to express our appreciation for the quality of our recent home renovation. Your attention to detail, professionalism and control of your subcontractors meant that our renovation was completed on time and to a standard we are more than happy with. We would be happy to...

      · over a year ago
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  • Beachside Developments Logo

    Beachside Developments

    Hampton, VIC
    • Isabel

      Isabel:

      Saki did a great Job with our bathroom renovation. High quality materials and accessories.

      · over a year ago
    • David

      David:

      Very happy with picket fence. Saki was professsional and completed job in timely manner. Highly recommended.

      · over a year ago
    • Jason

      Jason:

      Very happy with the job. Straight in, straight out job done at a low price.

      · over a year ago
    • See all reviews...

 

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Building Pricing Guides

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    The hidden costs of open plan living

    Are you considering a home renovation to knock down a wall and create a great open plan home? We've found that few renovators are aware of the hidden costs involved with doing this. Read on to learn more about the true costs of creating an Open Plan home.

    by Service Central · 4 Comments
  • Pricing Guides for Tradespeople

    Pricing Guides for Tradespeople

    This comprehensive tradespeople price guide provides information on the cost of a variety of different trades including plumbers, electricians, painters, fencers, plasterers, carpenters, and more.

    by Service Central · 2 Comments

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Information about Building

  • 14 Terrace Houses As Sweet As Pie

    14 Terrace Houses As Sweet As Pie

    Australian cities certainly have their fair share of cool townhouses. From classic Victorian designs to innovative modern apartments, it’s one housing staple which is here to stay - they’re an integral part of the urban landscape. Here are 14 wonderful old-timey terraced abodes to tickle your domestic fancy.

    by Ingrid Schreiber · Leave a Comment
  • 10 Gorgeous Split-level Homes

    10 Gorgeous Split-level Homes

    Move over open-plan living, 2016 is the year of split-level living! This style is perfect for optimising space and creating a casual but elegant feel for the modern home. It’s been a staple in European apartments for a decade but now is growing more and more popular across Australia, especially in small units and urban-based homes. Here are 10 great examples of how a split-level can enhance space and light with a minimalist edge.

    by Ingrid Schreiber · Leave a Comment
  • Your Dream Hideaway In The Woods

    Your Dream Hideaway In The Woods

    Need an escape from the stresses of daily life? Sometimes we all need a retreat to whittle our worries away. But there are cottages in the wilderness and then there are luxury mansions. Here are 13 stunning homes hidden away from prying eyes.

    by Ingrid Schreiber · Leave a Comment
  • These 8 Modern Farmhouses Will Leave You Pining for Life on the Land

    These 8 Modern Farmhouses Will Leave You Pining for Life on the Land

    In case 'Farmer Wants a Wife' or 'Australia' didn't convince you, life on the land can be pretty glamorous (well, at least Nicole makes it look that way). And I reckon after you take a look at these modern but charismatic farmhouses you'll be ready to say 'I do' to country living...

    by Brodie Norris · Leave a Comment

 

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Just For Fun!

  • Time to Enjoy a Healthy Dose of Design Snark...

    Time to Enjoy a Healthy Dose of Design Snark...

    Have you ever looked at a picture in a home design magazine and thought, "No one lives like that". Well, I've seen a number of these architectural and interior shoots and you know what? You're absolutely right! Much to the joy of the internet, there are some snarky websites which take great pleasure pointing out these oftentimes bizarre staged homes that don't. quite. feel. right…

    by Brodie Norris · Leave a Comment
  • 25 Hilarious Renovation Fails!

    25 Hilarious Renovation Fails!

    Incase you need proof that home renovation projects are best left to the professionals, take a look at these 25 hilarious home renovation fails. Home DIY gone wrong on a massive scale!

    by Brodie Norris · Leave a Comment
  • Article

    Blonde builders joke

    Joke we thought we should share...

    by Daily Joke - haveachuckle.blogspot.com · Leave a Comment
  • Article

    Building materials - taking delivery

    There are two great pains to building. First, getting rid of all the rubbish. Second, where to put all the materials you get delivered. Especially since sometimes they'll happen at the same time!

    by Danial Ahchow · 2 Comments
  • Article

    Fancy a Roman Palace?

    Or maybe you'd just care to rent it for a little while? Palazzo Orsini, a renaissance palace on top of an ancient roman theatre, has found its way onto the market. And with a pricetag of $39 million it could be the most expensive property in Rome.

    by Pauline Hill · Leave a Comment
  • Sky-High Living

    Sky-High Living

    Ever fancied living somewhere with a bit of a view? You don’t know what you’re putting yourself up for! Engineers do love a good challenge and sometimes positioning a property can be a teeth-chattering experience - not to mention for those who actually have to live there! Here are 13 amazing houses which certainly aren’t vertically challenged.

    by Ingrid Schreiber · Leave a Comment
  • Your Dream Hideaway In The Woods

    Your Dream Hideaway In The Woods

    Need an escape from the stresses of daily life? Sometimes we all need a retreat to whittle our worries away. But there are cottages in the wilderness and then there are luxury mansions. Here are 13 stunning homes hidden away from prying eyes.

    by Ingrid Schreiber · Leave a Comment
  • 35 Truly Horendous Home Decor Ideas

    35 Truly Horendous Home Decor Ideas

    Ever feel like you're a bit too stylish for your own good? Intimidating friends with your effortless vignettes, balanced compositions and ahead of the pack colour choices? Even if you're not so confident you'll feel pretty good once you compare your house to these 35 examples of truly awful home decor disasters...

    by Brodie Norris · Leave a Comment
  • 50 Shades of Trade - Tradie Pick Up Lines

    50 Shades of Trade - Tradie Pick Up Lines

    His forearms glistened with sweat as his fingers inched closer to their destination. Moving swiftly, forcefully and with precision, he twisted and turned, grunting in concentration. His breath quickened as he thrust his tool further and further into the opening until, with one final push, he emerged drenched in sweat and with a grin. “Looks like that leak’s all fixed up now then, Ms Mitchell.” Does this sound familiar? Never fear – with these handy pick-up lines, you’ll be rustling up a bit of tradie-love in no time at all.

    by Ingrid Schreiber · Leave a Comment
  • Wine Lover? Don't Miss These 8 Intoxicating Wine Quaffing Rooms

    Wine Lover? Don't Miss These 8 Intoxicating Wine Quaffing Rooms

    Since drawing rooms have gone out of favour (such a shame), these wine quaffing rooms are a place for the modern day sophisticate to retire for a glass (or seven) of claret. Check out these intoxicating (see what I did there?!) wine quaffing rooms for some inspiration:

    by Brodie Norris · Leave a Comment
  • A House Within A House: Houseception

    A House Within A House: Houseception

    There’s strange architecture - and then there’s the stuff that leaves you wondering how it ever got past the drawing board! Surrealist architecture may be old hat but there’s still plenty to feast your eyes upon when it comes to strange and bizarre residential blocks. Sometimes one house just isn’t enough..

    by Ingrid Schreiber · Leave a Comment
  • When A House Isn’t A House

    When A House Isn’t A House

    We all like to have a house that feels like a home - and this is usually achieved by adding a bit of personal clutter and/or a cat. But some people take it that much further, by constructing homes which don’t even vaguely resemble your average house! Whether unusually shaped or built from unusual materials, it’s hard not to wonder how quickly you’d grow sick of the novelty and find yourself wishing for a good ole cosy four walls. Until then - here’s 5 spectacularly creative and peculiar homes to satisfy that curiosity.

    by Ingrid Schreiber · Leave a Comment
  • The World's Most Haunted Houses

    The World's Most Haunted Houses

    Does your home ever get you down with its endless leaks, cracks and creaks? We all have little jobs around the house that need doing and somehow never end up getting done. But count yourself lucky an exorcism isn’t on that list! Here are a few properties with a little too much personality on their hands.

    by Ingrid Schreiber · Leave a Comment
  • Article

    Would you buy a house to attract a tradie?

    This advertisement on realestate.com.au certainly thinks so! Apparently the property has "a Plumbers yard next door and a number of developments being built in the area" making it the prime choice for a lady looking to meet a tradie!

    by Pauline Hill · Leave a Comment
  • Kilts don't belong on the worksite

    Kilts don't belong on the worksite

    This Four’n’Twenty Pie ad puts together a pretty good argument for why you probably shouldn’t be wearing kilts out on the work site, as well as advertising some very yummy looking pies!

    by Service Central · Leave a Comment
  • Homes Made From Unusual Materials

    Homes Made From Unusual Materials

    We are creatures of habit and conformity - so, more often than not, our homes tend to lean towards specific practical designs, well-established materials and reliable colours. Yet, every so often, one steps away from the herd and creates something quite extraordinary. Here are five unique and outstanding options for crafting a home which goes beyond the mainstream.

    by Ingrid Schreiber · Leave a Comment

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