The Importance of Landscaping

The Importance of Landscaping

Like icing is to a cake, landscaping is the crème de la crème for the presentation of a home. But the presentation factor is not just the only benefit to your new, custom built home. Landscaping can impact your home from a hip pocket prospective, right through to ease...
Hardwood vs Engineered Timber Flooring

Hardwood vs Engineered Timber Flooring

When building a new home, we know it can get overwhelming with the decisions and choices you need to make. One of those decisions is what to put on your floors. Due to an ability to never really go out of fashion, timber flooring is often a popular choice. But there...
Budget Changes for Land and Home Owners

Budget Changes for Land and Home Owners

A myriad of new federal, state and local government laws took place at the start of this financial year. These amended policies and procedures will affect every aspiring and current home owner, investor and renter in the country.   Queensland Custom Homes have...
The Importance of Maintaining a New Home

The Importance of Maintaining a New Home

You have just had your dream home built and you have moved into your shiny new abode, congratulations! It’s easy to get swept up in the glory of a new home and forget about the nitty gritty and important maintenance. Like anything sparkly new, it’s vital to remain...
Meet Energy Efficiency Ratings to Save Money!

Meet Energy Efficiency Ratings to Save Money!

Saving money is always welcomed, and it’s even better when it is your own money we’re talking about. For those of you who still stash away your loose coins and hide your money under the mattress, you are going to love this final blog in Queensland Custom Homes’ series...
Insulation for Energy Efficient Homes

Insulation for Energy Efficient Homes

When you want to keep warm and snug you think of insulation, right? Insulation for your body in the form of a big fluffy jumper or jacket, and puffy feather-filled duvets on the bed (now all we are missing is the virtual hot chocolate).   Insulation for your home...
Energy Efficient Windows: A Must-Have

Energy Efficient Windows: A Must-Have

Welcome to the second blog in Queensland Custom Homes’ series of energy efficiency tips and information for your new, custom built home. Today, we explore the benefits of energy efficient windows.   Windows are the eyes of your home. Through the marvel of glass,...
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...
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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