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Kitchens

We know that kitchens are no longer just food preparation areas. They are a place to congregate, for the kids to do their homework, to eat, entertain and socialise. Whether building or renovating, we at Go2 Homes think primarily about the following 7 things, to future proof what is potentially...

6 benefits of using a mortgage broker to arrange finance for your renovation or extension

A mortgage broker is the facilitator between the borrower (yourself) and the lender (banks), who can get you the best home loan or finance to suit your circumstances. Mortgage brokers do all the legwork, researching products on the market and work directly with you the borrower to support you through...

Is your property in a Bush Fire Prone Area?

Following a number of serious bushfires across Australia, the Commonwealth Government introduced legislation to provide guidance to reducing the effects of bushfire on properties and its residents. These levels relate to different intensities that a home might experience during a bushfire and are referred to as Bushfire Attack Level or...

5 things to know before your bathroom renovation starts

Desperate to embark on a bathroom renovation? Before you do, check out our list of need-to-know essentials. A little planning and forethought will help create a smooth renovation process and ensure you know what a successful bathroom renovation often involves.   A bathroom budget is much more involved than you...

How to choose a builder?

Do you want to deal with a builder who won't treat you like a number? Are you looking for a builder who can provide you with a home of superior quality?  What about a building experience that is smooth, enjoyable and stress-free?  Then you should be looking for a small,...

Hidden costs that may be missing from your builder's quote

When reviewing formal building proposals/quotes from various builders, it is vital you ensure that everything that you would expect to be included in the proposal is included. Ensuring that your proposal is detailed will ensure that you are not surprised by hidden costs throughout the process of your build. Building...

How to Ensure an Enjoyable and Stress Free Building Experience

What does ‘professional’ really mean? When looking for a builder, it is very important to research thoroughly before making your decision. Its best to select a builder who is ‘professional’, but what does this term really mean? The market is flooded with builders, you just do an internet search to...

How to Avoid the Biggest Mistake When Considering a Renovation or Extension

Would you like to save thousands of dollars whilst renovating and extending your home? If Yes, then follow this often-neglected piece of advice. Designing your renovation and extension is such an amazing experience to be a part of. Imagine that feeling of walking into your new home that YOU basically...

You Should Never Under Estimate the Need for Good insulation in Providing a Comfortable Built Environment for Your Home

In conjunction with the actual space created in a building, the thermal and acoustic performance of any built form is what building occupants experience on a day to day basis. These can have very real direct and indirect effects on us. An integral part of addressing insulation requirements of any...

You can save thousands of dollars on an efficiently insulated home!
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