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Whether you're starting from house plans, renovating or extending an existing house, or simply adding a garage, carport or shed, you should only leave your work in the hands of the best builders. In Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or anywhere in Australia, Service Central puts you in touch with them.

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Our most popular Builders

  • NJR Builders  Logo

    NJR Builders

    Frankston South, VIC
    • vicky

      Vicky:

      I would like to thank Nick of NJR Builders for the high quality work put into my extension of my property. Nick was professional and honest in all of our dealings. I’ve had so many complements. And to his staff a big thank you. Would recommend Nick to all my friends.

      · 11 months ago
    • 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
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  • TGE Asbestos Removals Logo

    TGE Asbestos Removals

    Altona Meadows, VIC
    • Michael

      Michael:

      Sensational service, I would definitely recommend TGE Asbestos Removal to anyone that needs asbestos removed. I had a small asbestos bungalow structure removed, very professional, very efficient. The site was cleaned up to an excellent standard after the job was done.

      · 5 months ago
    • Ciaran

      Ciaran:

      · over a year ago
    • Ben

      Ben:

      Responsive, professional and well priced. Very easy to deal with. Highly recommend.

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

    ArchiVision

    Murrumbeena, VIC
  • Woodbridge Landscape Developments Logo

    Woodbridge Landscape Developments

    Award Winning Landscapes - Licensed Structural Landscaper

    Caulfield, VIC
    • Dean

      Dean:

      \"Woodbridge were extremely helpful, very thorough and produced excellent quality work. I could not fault the work they did. They were consultative and professional at all times and delivered a really pleasing outcome for us.\" \r\n\r\n

      · over a year ago
    • Lee

      Lee:

      Woodbridge were great. Easy to talk to. Much better result than I could have worked out myself. Dean took care of all the permits, approvals, etc for Retaining, Wall, Aggy drains, landscaping, etc. All done in a professional and friendly manner. I’m glad I didn’t try and do this myself. There are...

      · over a year ago
    • Kaye

      Kaye:

      Very pleased with the service provided by Woodbridge Landscapes from the initial request. Always professional and courteous, the quote provided was within our range and the entire job was done in 3 1/2 days. The completed timber deck is solid and beautifully finished. Thank you Dean and boys.

      · over a year ago
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  • Datum Building Logo

    Datum Building

    "On Time & On Budget All The Time"

    Bayswater North, VIC
    • Cass

      Cass:

      Very professional, provided total solution, work site was left clean and tidy each day over construction period, very happy with the result.

      · over a year ago
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  • CRAIG LAIDLAW BRICKLAYING Logo

    CRAIG LAIDLAW BRICKLAYING

    Yarraville, VIC
    • Ruth

      Ruth:

      Very quick response, Craig came out to view job and I asked him to quote on an extra job. Turned up the following weekend as he said he would with Peter. Both jobs done tidily, professionally - and - they were both just gentlemen. Would definitely use again if needed. Thanks guys!

      · over a year ago
    • Matt

      Matt:

      Craig and his guys were great. Turned up when they said they would and did a great job. Next time I need a brick layer, I\'m just going directly to Craig.

      · over a year ago
    • Peter

      Peter :

      I was very happy with their work, excellent job, highly recommend to call them again in the future. great staff

      · over a year ago
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  • Jack of all Trades Logo

    Jack of all Trades

    A Handy-Man to Know

    Endeavour Hills, VIC
    • Bill

      Bill:

      Disappointed that Service Central only offered 1 quote but Melbourne Blind Solutions made an excellent repair at reasonable price.

      · 5 months ago
    • Tim

      Tim:

      Brilliant. Responsive with quote, fast reply. Excellent workmanship on the new front door, pleasant to deal with. Would hire again in an instant!! Not the cheapest quote but definitely did a quality job.

      · over a year ago
    • Sue

      Sue:

      Very pleased with the service and the follow up

      · over a year ago
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  • Artistic Homes Logo

    Artistic Homes

    Officer, VIC
    • Bruce

      Bruce:

      Quick to respond and good follow up

      · over a year ago
    • Gareth

      Gareth:

      Great service and TOP quality finish thanks heaps. If we need anything else done we will be in contact.

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

 

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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!

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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