Homes to Meet an Energy Efficiency Rating

Homes to Meet an Energy Efficiency Rating

Rating a new home with regards to its energy efficiency rating has become an official part of the Queensland Development Code 4.1 – Sustainable buildings (QDC). In a competitive market, we tend to rate everything these days. Whether it be physically or...
Mud Room: The Must-Have for Home Convenience

Mud Room: The Must-Have for Home Convenience

Mud room is probably not a terminology that you are very familiar with, but the inconveniences associated with not having a mud room are probably more familiar.   So, what is a mud room?   Have you ever wondered in from the rain, dripping wet, umbrella in...
Why Should I Engage a Builder to Design my New Home?

Why Should I Engage a Builder to Design my New Home?

Have you recently purchased a block of land and are unsure of whether to engage an architect or a builder to design your new home?   For those who have done it before, you will be well aware that designing a new home can be very exciting. For those who are...
The Hottest Kitchen Trends Right Now

The Hottest Kitchen Trends Right Now

The kitchen is one of the most patronised spaces of your home, lending room for cooking, benchtop snacking and entertaining guests among its many uses. With our modern, busy lifestyles, it’s no real revelation that designers for custom made kitchens of today are...
Tick Tock Goes the First Home Buyers Funding Clock!

Tick Tock Goes the First Home Buyers Funding Clock!

It was back in July 2016 when the Queensland State Government made an extra $5,000 commitment to first home buyers. The increased incentive was rolled out to offer support for both the building industry and gift additional funding for those embarking on their...
Executive Home With a Functional Family Layout

Executive Home With a Functional Family Layout

This executive home within a prestigious Brisbane elevated position boasts luxury finishes and a functional Family Layout.   The owners originally contacted Queensland Custom Homes when the property still had the existing house on the property and with our...
How to Create an Inspiration Board for Your New Home

How to Create an Inspiration Board for Your New Home

The inspiration board, also known as a mood board is a great tool for helping select colours, textures, materials and fabrics for your new home design. Here are some great tips on helping you start your own inspiration board today. FIND INSPIRATION In Your Street:...
What Factors To Consider At The Design Stage

What Factors To Consider At The Design Stage

When first meeting with a new client to discuss the design stage of their new home it is important for us as the builder to spend time understanding the design factors:   It is essential to get a deep understanding before the design process begins otherwise the design...
News Flash; The Block Not the First to Create a Rotating Shoe Rack

News Flash; The Block Not the First to Create a Rotating Shoe Rack

Were you impressed with the rotating shoe rack that was showcased on channel 9 TV series The Block?  Yes, so was I.  But was it the first ever to be made in Australia?  No. As I sat watching The Block I was thrilled to see one of the teams Ben and Andy had...
The Advantages of Building With a Custom Home Builder

The Advantages of Building With a Custom Home Builder

Choosing your builder can be difficult and sometimes the debate can be between a Custom Home Builder or a Project Builder.  So what is the difference?  And why is it a better choice to go with a Custom Home Builder? By definition, a Custom Home Builder specialise...
Checklist - Choosing Your Home Builder

Checklist - Choosing Your Home Builder

Choosing the builder for your new home can be a daunting task.  Grab our 14 point checklist and make the decision process clearer.

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