What are the benefits of using steel framing on your new home?

Steel framing is a new and popular alternative to what builders traditionally used: timber. We look at the global shift in preference and why steel framing is so advantageous. 

It’s important to have your own understanding of building materials and which frame will suit you best before embarking on your new home building venture.

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Hidden costs to look for when buying land

There are plenty of advantages to buying land and building your dream home - but what should you be on the lookout for?

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Questions you should be able to answer before building your first home

There can be an overwhelming amount of questions that arise before the big adventure of building your first home. 

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Why are LED lights better?

With so many different types of lights available, how do you choose which ones should go in your new home?

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Tips for navigating a display village

Visiting a display village is a brilliant option before embarking on your new home building journey. You can compare builders, get design inspiration and ask questions about your home build.

Preparing things to take and thoughts to have for your visit is a good way to make sure you make the most of your time there.

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8 tips to make your new house feel like a home

Moving into a new home is an exciting experience, however after all the anticipation it can sometimes be difficult to make it feel like a home. Our Senior Interior Designer Lisa gives you 8 tips to make your new house feel like a home quickly.

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Common short cuts builders take

Before you sign a contract, have you clarified what you're actually getting in your new home? 

Building a home is an exciting but sometimes daunting adventure. But what are you actually getting at your handover? Is it what you imagined and knew you would receive or is it missing anything?

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3 advantages of building a project home with DC Living

We're passionate about building quality, well designed project homes that suit your lifestyle, and all at a price that won’t break the bank.

Wasn’t sure there was such thing? We’re here to show you a new way of building. Our homes make no compromises on design or quality. We’ve taken out the hard work and researched the needs of Queenslanders and their lifestyles.

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Building for your family: School catchment area considerations

Building a new home can be one of the most exciting things you do in life. There are so many things to consider, but have you thought of school catchment areas?

If you're planning on building your own home and you want it to be a place where your family can grow, school catchment areas might be something you have not yet considered. For families interested in sending their children to state schools it is a wise idea to consider where you would like them to be educated early.

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Considerations for building an energy efficient home

When building your new home, investing in energy efficiency will ensure that your home will save you power and money, without compromising on comfort.

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