Cost Efficient House Design

Designing a cost efficient house is obviously important if you’re on a tight budget. However, even if your building with a bigger budget or no budget at all it makes sense to get the most for your money. Building a new house is a big investment and an inefficient design can waste huge amounts of […]

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Energy Efficient House Design

An energy efficient house is one which uses energy or power efficiently. Here in Tasmania we use a lot of energy keeping our houses warm in winter. This makes building an energy efficient house design in Tasmania vital if you want to reduce your carbon foot print, keep your power bills low and live in […]

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Practical House Design

A practical house design is one where the layout or floor plan has been carefully thought out. What makes a practical layout for someone else may be completely different from what works for you. Therefore, a genuinely practical house design needs to be custom design to suit your needs and lifestyle. While you can work […]

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Building in a Bushfire Prone Area

Here in Tasmania bushfires are a serious threat to many homes and their owners. If your planning to build a new house in a bushfire prone area it is very important to consider how your home’s design will help protect it, and your family from a bushfire. Land Prone to Bushfires Blocks of land near […]

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Choosing a Block of Land in Tasmania

Here’s some expert tips that will help you choose a great site for your new house! Orientation The orientation of your land can affect the energy efficiency and comfort of your new home. Rectangular blocks with a longer side facing north are optimal as they allow you to have lots of north facing windows. In […]

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Single Story vs Double Story House Designs

Deciding whether to build a single-story house or double-story house is not always a simple decision. In some cases, the choice is clear. Physical limitations of the lot size or personal preferences can make the decision obvious. Sometimes deciding between a single story or double story house is not such a simple decision. Below are some of the main […]

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