When space is an issue or your family has grown, but you love where you live and don’t want to leave the neighbourhood, an extension could be the answer. However, whether you decide to add another storey or sprawl out into the backyard, this will cost serious money.Read More
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17/05/17 3:57 PM
Trends ebb and flow, but we are starting to see a higher frequency of trend turnover each year. To make things easier for you, we’ve compiled a list of the best trends we’re sure to see in Melbourne home renovations in 2017.Read More
8/12/16 5:21 PM
The simple fact of the matter is, when you team up with the right building company your Melbourne renovations will deliver short and long term rewards, no hassles, no nasty surprises.Read More
11/11/16 3:52 PM
Extension Factory is excited to be helping Melbourne families build their own piece of history, with tasteful home extensions that blend seamlessly with your existing home. And with our unique Finance Offer, you could start your home extension today!Read More
Relocating might be even more expensive than you anticipate; legal fees, agent fees, stamp duty and movers add up at the drop of a hat, plus soaring house prices. All of this may mean that refinancing for a renovation or extension is the best option for you. If you’re looking for a Finance Offer that’s “off the wall”, look no further!Read More
3/08/16 5:25 AM
THIS IS WHY YOU SHOULD USE A EXTENSION / RENOVATION COMPANY NOT A BUILDER!
The difference between building a new home and home improvements, extensions and renovations is like night and day – which is why it’s crucial you only hire a house extension or home renovation company to do your home improvements. Don’t make the mistake of hiring an amateur extension builder! Why? Here are the top 10 Mistakes made by Melbourne builders.Read More
3/08/16 5:14 AM
So you’ve decided you want to renovate…and by now your Google search history is filled with “home improvement costs Melbourne… house renovation estimates… how expensive are house extensions in Melbourne?” In which case, you’ve probably already stumbled across those saying there is a “cost per m2” or a “cost per room” or, that you can build a new home for half the “cost per m2” of a house extension. Unfortunately, these “costs per m2” are usually a gross misrepresentation of actual costs - and it also undermines the importance of seeking out professional advice before you renovate!Read More
22/07/16 6:47 AM
A Finance Offer that’s Almost Too Good to Be True – No Repayments & No Interest for 12 months (conditions apply)
Did you know, in June 2015 results of a survey showed that 1 in 10 personal loans issued by the credit union were for home renovations? This statistic shows that home owners are becoming more aware of the value gained when you invest in home improvements, instead of buying a new home. House renovations, such as extensions and home improvements, create necessary space and comfort, as well as adding value to what is already (for most people) their biggest asset. It eliminates the costs involved with buying and selling, and you don’t need to uproot your family. We’re only just getting started, and already you can see why getting the right finance for your home improvements is important.Read More
19/07/16 1:58 AM
It’s a common misconception that once the family grows it’s time to move to a bigger and better home. Often however, there’s an overwhelming sense of ‘loss’ – you love the house, you love the neighbourhood, the kids love their school… not to mention the out of pocket expenses! It’s because we understand the love we have for our current homes, and we can appreciate the need for more family friendly alternatives, that Extension Factory is dedicated to building single storey extensions that are unrivalled. View our completed projects here.Read More
14/06/16 4:55 PM
Arguably more important than the decision you’ve just made to renovate, is deciding which extension builders to trust with your project.
For complete peace of mind and protection for you and your home, it’s important to find a Melbourne based company who is a Registered Building Practitioner and certified Master Builder, using only HIA industry standard building contracts. They should have a demonstrated commitment to quality design and construction, with a long list of satisfied customers advertising for them, and an impressive Gallery of finished projects – these are the best form of examples of a company’s workmanship.