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  • The 20 Most Asked Custom Home Building Questions Answered by Experts: Project Home or Custom Design?
    Travis Boak s Steel Frames Stage 4 Travis Boak s Windows Stage 5 Travis Boak s Brickwork Stage 6 Travis Boak s Plasterboard Stage 7 Travis Boak s Tiles Serenity Homes Top 50 Blog Posts Building Lifestyles Building Lifestyles Edition 10 Building Lifestyles Edition 9 Building Lifestyles Edition 8 Building Lifestyles Edition 7 Building Lifestyles Edition 6 Building Lifestyles Edition 5 Building Lifestyles Edition 4 Building Lifestyles Edition 3 Building Lifestyles Edition 2 Building Lifestyles Edition 1 Contact Welcome to the Serenity Homes Knowledge Blog The latest and greatest news about all things Serenity Homes The 20 Most Asked Custom Home Building Questions Answered by Experts Project Home or Custom Design Posted on April 28 2016 Featuring topics like Handy Information Design Inspiration Customize Decor Tweet There are four main differences between a project home and a custom designed home these factors should help you determine which will work best for you Price A custom designed home will typically be more expensive than a project home as it is tailored to your needs and designed to utilise the features of your land parcel Project home builders will generally have access to greater economies of scale and purchasing power as they are on average larger companies which use similar materials and products in their homes Time to completion Project home builds will generally take less time than a custom build Project home builders have typically performed the same build multiple times and can give an accurate idea of timing with very efficient construction schedules Custom home builders will be designing a home to fit your exact needs and wishes and will often be called upon to handle more complex and challenging work Click here to download and read The 20 Most Asked Questions Answered by Experts eBook Customisation Homeowners choosing a custom design for their homes are the clear winners here With the support of a competent builder the homeowner has complete scope to realise their dream home project in the way they wish Budgeting can be made easier by the flexibility of focusing on key preferences while saving money on lower priority areas of the design Fixtures fittings and interior design are equally broad in scope for delivering the vision the homeowner has for their custom designed home Project home builders will generally offer several base home designs with fixture fitting packages and may offer additional features that can be added to the home design While fixture and fitting packages allow for a certain level of customization they can typically come in tiered package options which provide less budgeting flexibility An increasing number of project home builders are also offering custom designed homes and may be able to offer adjustments to existing project home designs that are almost right for a lower price than a completely custom designed equivalent Quality of Finish New homeowners report generally higher standards of finish and build quality with custom home builders than with project builders This is often attributed to the custom home builders

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  • How to Build a Home with More Style than Chanel
    Edition 7 Building Lifestyles Edition 6 Building Lifestyles Edition 5 Building Lifestyles Edition 4 Building Lifestyles Edition 3 Building Lifestyles Edition 2 Building Lifestyles Edition 1 Contact Welcome to the Serenity Homes Knowledge Blog The latest and greatest news about all things Serenity Homes How to Build a Home with More Style than Chanel Posted on April 28 2016 Featuring topics like Handy Information Lifestyle Luxury living Design Inspiration Customize Decor Tweet A key element to a beautiful home is the style in both your interior and exterior But what makes a great home style What features and materials should you use A simple question yet one that is very hard to answer However as Adelaide luxury home builders we have a few tricks up our sleeve to inspire your thought processes With these handy bits of advice hopefully we can spark your imagination and you ll develop a vision of the home that will reflect your personality Colours Everyone has their favourite colours yet a lot of modern homes look very similar Put a bit of flair into your new home and experiment with different colour combinations Colour themes are a great way to tie areas of your home together Consider a nautical theme for your bedroom with warm golden sand colours marine blues and driftwood browns and greys Skip the boring off white and steel kitchen and bring an eggplant purple or chocolate brown feature colour into the mix As Adelaide custom home builders we recommend style magazines as a great way to find new ideas for unique colour schemes Textures Bring your interior to life with unique textures Some will increase the appearance of space in your home or bring a warm cosiness to a space Think of tiles brushed metals stone pressed leather irregular stone façades wicker the possibilities are endless In general the rougher coarser textures will feel warmer and more substantial with smoother shinier surfaces giving a lighter cooler and more modern feel to a room Ask yourself what you d like to feel as you enter a space and experiment with the sensations that different textures will offer Want to talk your vision over with experts Give our friendly team of Adelaide custom home designers a call today Materials The luxurious feel of plush carpet between your toes The sleek and professional shine of stainless steel in the kitchen There are many different materials you could use in your new home including some you may not have even thought of Be prepared to entertain new options such as bamboo brushed aluminium and perforated sheet metal Spaces Different areas of your home will need different approaches The open plan kitchen dining and living area is the most popular building feature of the last forty years yet often other aspects of the home are neglected Do you need a quiet intimate space for work reflection or chats with friends and family Perhaps your block has a wonderful view and you re looking for a way

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  • Introducing the Greatest Asset of Your New Custom-Built Home - Your Builder
    Building Lifestyles Edition 8 Building Lifestyles Edition 7 Building Lifestyles Edition 6 Building Lifestyles Edition 5 Building Lifestyles Edition 4 Building Lifestyles Edition 3 Building Lifestyles Edition 2 Building Lifestyles Edition 1 Contact Welcome to the Serenity Homes Knowledge Blog The latest and greatest news about all things Serenity Homes Introducing the Greatest Asset of Your New Custom Built Home Your Builder Posted on April 28 2016 Featuring topics like Handy Information Laws Builder building Customize Advice Tweet When building a custom home it s natural to have many questions about the building process especially if this is your first time building While there is an abundance of information out there on the internet and you may source some pearls of wisdom from your friends and family your best asset for information is your builder As Adelaide custom home builders we know that your builder s training experience and knowledge combine to make their advice the best you have available to you Here s how to make the most of it Design This will be a very collaborative process with your builder they have the experience and the expertise to give you the very best opinions on the design of your new custom home Tell them what you want explain your lifestyle and design choices and then listen to them as they discuss the benefits and downsides of your wishes They can offer alternatives for features that may not be practical give suggestions for bringing out the best in your ideas and work with you to bring your vision to life Eco Friendly Features This can be an amazing way to add value to your home while helping the environment at the same time Your chosen builder can educate you on the latest eco friendly products for your home giving advice on which products and features suit you best and how you can maximise the natural features of your block to keep your home in harmony with your surroundings At Serenity Homes we are Adelaide eco home designers and builders To learn more about our energy efficient solutions for your home click here Maximising Value Your builder has the experience to know which features add value and which features are less popular in the resale market Starting with the block your builder will help you to design a home to suit the land rather than the other way around This is a simple and powerful way to leverage your location and land with your new home At Serenity Homes our team of Adelaide building experts have taken part in more builds than they can count and are experts at maximising your home s value To learn more about what we can do for you click here Tricky Blocks A great builder will not see a tricky block as a problem he or she will see it as a challenge with its own set of unique advantages Your builder will probably have seen something similar before and be in the best

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  • The 20 Most Asked Custom Home Building Questions Answered by Experts: What is involved?
    Building Lifestyles Edition 7 Building Lifestyles Edition 6 Building Lifestyles Edition 5 Building Lifestyles Edition 4 Building Lifestyles Edition 3 Building Lifestyles Edition 2 Building Lifestyles Edition 1 Contact Welcome to the Serenity Homes Knowledge Blog The latest and greatest news about all things Serenity Homes The 20 Most Asked Custom Home Building Questions Answered by Experts What is involved Posted on April 28 2016 Featuring topics like Builder Bathrooms Design Customize Decor Interior Design Tweet There are six main steps in the building process Research You will undertake research on areas to live land prices home design council requirements obtain loan pre approval if required and liaise with builders in bringing your research together to form the big picture for your new home The answer to question 20 in this eBook gives more detail on the key answers you should have before contacting your builder Design Once you have selected a builder purchased a block of land and undertaken your research it s time to begin the design process This will be a very collaborative process with your builder and will incorporate aspects of your design theme land features budget and environmental options This is the ideal time to explore any dream features that you may think are outside your budget your builder may be able to work it into your design or offer alternatives that you had not yet considered Contract Once your builder has presented you with a design that you love and formulated a quote that meets your budget you can proceed to the contract stage Whenever signing a contract be sure to obtain appropriate legal advice It is crucially important that you understand your rights and obligations under the terms of the contract and that any questions or amendments be put forth in writing This will ensure that in the event of any discrepancies or disputes you will have a sound legal basis for which to assert your claim Approval You will require approval from your council and other organisations for the construction of your new home Unfortunately this process may be beyond your control and while your builder and council should be able to provide you with an approximate timeframe for approval to be given your patience may be required at this time Build The bulk of your work has been completed and your research and diligence in selecting a trusted and competent builder will pay dividends as construction begins Your builder should communicate regularly with you to provide updates on the progress of the build and some contracts may stipulate for payments to be made as certain progress points are met If you wish to visit the building site during this time it is important to arrange such a visit with your builder as you may be refused access to the building site without approval for safety reasons The builder should discuss any potential deviations from your agreed design prior to carrying them out and will offer alternatives if unable to provide what

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  • From the Outside In: The 3 Best DIY Indoor Herb Gardens
    1 Travis Boak Signs With Serenity Stage 2 Travis Boak s Foundations Stage 3 Travis Boak s Steel Frames Stage 4 Travis Boak s Windows Stage 5 Travis Boak s Brickwork Stage 6 Travis Boak s Plasterboard Stage 7 Travis Boak s Tiles Serenity Homes Top 50 Blog Posts Building Lifestyles Building Lifestyles Edition 10 Building Lifestyles Edition 9 Building Lifestyles Edition 8 Building Lifestyles Edition 7 Building Lifestyles Edition 6 Building Lifestyles Edition 5 Building Lifestyles Edition 4 Building Lifestyles Edition 3 Building Lifestyles Edition 2 Building Lifestyles Edition 1 Contact Welcome to the Serenity Homes Blog The latest and greatest news about all things Serenity Homes From the Outside In The 3 Best DIY Indoor Herb Gardens Posted on April 28 2016 Featuring topics like eco friendly Lifestyle Tweet Indoor herb gardens are an excellent way to breathe life and colour into your kitchen While being stunning additions to your home they also offer practical benefits ready access to fresh fragrant herbs without needing a trip to the shops or garden when it s raining cats and dogs With winter just around the corner now is the perfect time to create your indoor herb supply and they re not as hard to make as you d think Here are 3 spectacular indoor herb garden ideas that are not only aesthetically pleasing but are useful and easy to maintain The Classic The classic indoor herb garden is not only a fantastic look it is also hugely practical The proper pots allow for good drainage and you have a huge array of possibilities in term of the different pots you can use This style is ideal for the beginner as it is easy to do and relatively low maintenance Photo for illustration purposes only This is not a Serenity Home The Vintage At Serenity Homes we are Adelaide eco home builders so we know for an amazing rustic vibe you can t go past vintage containers Search around your home an opp shop or even your grandma s garage for an old container metal or wood it s up to you and enjoy the wonderfully vintage atmosphere they bring to your kitchen Photo for illustration purposes only This is not a Serenity Home The Contemporary This look is incredibly easy to achieve Simply get wooden box put your herbs in there and enjoy Or if you want to be adventurous and have a bit of extra time up your sleeve mount your box on the wall this is a great space saver and it looks amazing Photo for illustration purposes only This is not a Serenity Home Maintenance For your indoor herb garden to be a success It is really important that you position the herbs in a spot where they will get plenty of sunshine This is especially the case if you are planting basil or parsley as these plants really do love the sun Regular waterings and a fertiliser when planting are also needed in order for your

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  • The Secrets to Live Large in a Small Space
    Stage 1 Travis Boak Signs With Serenity Stage 2 Travis Boak s Foundations Stage 3 Travis Boak s Steel Frames Stage 4 Travis Boak s Windows Stage 5 Travis Boak s Brickwork Stage 6 Travis Boak s Plasterboard Stage 7 Travis Boak s Tiles Serenity Homes Top 50 Blog Posts Building Lifestyles Building Lifestyles Edition 10 Building Lifestyles Edition 9 Building Lifestyles Edition 8 Building Lifestyles Edition 7 Building Lifestyles Edition 6 Building Lifestyles Edition 5 Building Lifestyles Edition 4 Building Lifestyles Edition 3 Building Lifestyles Edition 2 Building Lifestyles Edition 1 Contact Welcome to the Serenity Homes Blog The latest and greatest news about all things Serenity Homes The Secrets to Live Large in a Small Space Posted on April 28 2016 Featuring topics like Handy Information Design Inspiration Customize Decor Advice Interior Design Tweet Do you dream of living in a spacious and comfy home but yours is lacking in room Don t worry with a bit of creativity it is possible to transform a small space into a practical and cosy living area Here are some secrets from our Adelaide custom home designers to make the most of a small space Play with the Light Light is your best ally when you want to make a small room look more spacious You can maximise the light in your interior by using the reflection through the use of glass and mirrors Instead of the traditional timber choose glass for your table and hang a mirror in front of a window to reflect the light into your interior Create Continuity By repeating the same colours or patterns you will create continuity and give a sense of space For example a trick you can use is painting a table or shelves in the same colour as your wall Don t be afraid of using busy patterns too as long as you are using only one that will be repeated throughout your interior Go Vertical There are two reasons why you should make the most of the vertical space available The first reason is practicalilty as it gives you more storage options This photo is for illustration purposes only This is not a Serenity Home Secondly placing items in this area will lift your eye up and give the illusion of a larger space So don t hesitate to place shelves furniture or pieces of art all the way up to the ceiling Think Big Do you get the impression when your home is empty it looks so much smaller Keep this in mind when you furnish your interior as a furnished space always looks bigger than an empty space Furthermore living in a small space doesn t necessary mean you should have small furniture Having limited but large scale furniture in your interior can actually make it look much bigger Multi Task Finding furniture that serves multiple purposes is also a great trick when it comes to saving space The most popular example is the ottoman that you can use

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  • Small but Mighty: The Most Incredible Micro Homes
    Tiles Serenity Homes Top 50 Blog Posts Building Lifestyles Building Lifestyles Edition 10 Building Lifestyles Edition 9 Building Lifestyles Edition 8 Building Lifestyles Edition 7 Building Lifestyles Edition 6 Building Lifestyles Edition 5 Building Lifestyles Edition 4 Building Lifestyles Edition 3 Building Lifestyles Edition 2 Building Lifestyles Edition 1 Contact Welcome to the Serenity Homes Blog The latest and greatest news about all things Serenity Homes Small but Mighty The Most Incredible Micro Homes Posted on April 28 2016 Featuring topics like Energy efficiency eco friendly Lifestyle Luxury living Tweet These architecturally outstanding homes are masters of space optimisation In just a few cubic meters they manage to fit all the comforts of home all while being visually stunning What is truly miraculous however is their ability to fight off the stuffy claustrophobic atmosphere that usually follows these homes around like a bad smell Instead they are cosy and intimate some are positively spacious Serenity Homes team of Adelaide building experts are huge fans of these wonderful little homes here are some of our absolute favourites Ufogel Austria This amazing vacation house in the heart of Austria is very happily situated Perfectly capturing the view of the snow topped mountains this cosy little abode makes you feel that much closer to nature The interior is all timber and features a rustic fireplace so while it may be cold outside the inside couldn t be warmer or more inviting Want to know more about easy ways to warm up your home s atmosphere for winter Click here This photo is for illustration purposes only This is not a Serenity Home This photo is for illustration purposes only This is not a Serenity Home The Whangapoua Sled House New Zealand This beautiful beachside residence is an architectural masterpiece The retractable outer wooden panels can fully enclose the home giving it perfect protection from stormy weather and the large full sized windows give you a really spectacular view This home also features a separate bunk bedroom an upper story dining area and a wood fire creating a perfectly cosy atmosphere This photo is for illustration purposes only This is not a Serenity Home This photo is for illustration purposes only This is not a Serenity Home Micro Cabin Finland What better way is there to become one with nature This gorgeous woodland retreat is in Finland and while it looks too small to house anything looks in this case are deceiving The Finnish micro cabin fits a bathroom living area kitchen and upper floor bedroom it even has storage space One of the most striking features is the large deck area perfect for kicking back and enjoying nature This photo is for illustration purposes only This is not a Serenity Home This photo is for illustration purposes only This is not a Serenity Home These tiny homes are remarkable Ideal for the perfect getaway or for intimate living they are beacons of green efficiency using top of the line insulation techniques to keep

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  • 7 Ways to Become a Minimalist Master
    Home How To Get Your Council s Approval Building For Green energy Travis Boak Build Stage 1 Travis Boak Signs With Serenity Stage 2 Travis Boak s Foundations Stage 3 Travis Boak s Steel Frames Stage 4 Travis Boak s Windows Stage 5 Travis Boak s Brickwork Stage 6 Travis Boak s Plasterboard Stage 7 Travis Boak s Tiles Serenity Homes Top 50 Blog Posts Building Lifestyles Building Lifestyles Edition 10 Building Lifestyles Edition 9 Building Lifestyles Edition 8 Building Lifestyles Edition 7 Building Lifestyles Edition 6 Building Lifestyles Edition 5 Building Lifestyles Edition 4 Building Lifestyles Edition 3 Building Lifestyles Edition 2 Building Lifestyles Edition 1 Contact Welcome to the Serenity Homes Blog The latest and greatest news about all things Serenity Homes 7 Ways to Become a Minimalist Master Posted on April 28 2016 Featuring topics like Handy Information Design Inspiration Decor Advice Interior Design Tweet Are you a big fan of minimalist style and would like to bring it into your home but don t know where to start Contemporary minimalist modern We use a lot of different appellations to design but the concept is pretty much the same Why do we like it so much The main reason is obvious it is aesthetic it s trendy but it s also a great way to fight against the accumulation of clutter that can become overwhelming over time By getting rid of what is lying around your home it will look cleaner and will invite you to relax So why go without It s not as easy as it seems at first sight and getting the right balance to create a simple space can actually be tricky Our team of Adelaide custom home builders are here to help you with these handy tips See more from our Thorngate renovation Don t fall into the trap of getting rid of all your stuff it s not about having an empty home Minimalist yes but not boring Here are the tips to help you to get your own minimalist space Paint it White White walls will immediately give a sense of space to your interior Mix It Up Start with a neutral colors scheme such as white grey beige black And then twist it with a bright color such as turquoise or yellow Consolidate Instead of spreading your items all over your home group the ones that are similar in a same area It could be a wall with different sized frames or few candles on a table This photo is for illustration purposes only This is not a Serenity Home Use Fashion If you are a fashion addict you can also use your passion as a real element of your interior Expose your most beautiful shoes or accessories on shelves or display your clothes on a simple clothing rack Don t Hang Your Frames Leaving some framed artworks or mirrors on the floor of your bedroom or living area will instantaneously add a touch of modernity to your interior

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