Adding an extension to your home opens up all kinds of possibilities, with added bonuses like… not having to sell and move! Whatever the reason for your home renovations, we’ve put together a list of things to consider and plan so you can provide extension builders with the necessary information to achieve your dream. Grab a pencil and have a go at putting your vision on paper – it can help your renovation designer truly understanding what you want to achieve. The following tips are just a few at the top of the list; when considering home improvements.Read More
6/02/16 1:04 AM
There are lots of reasons for home extensions and renovations, whether you want to create more space, add value to your home or you just love where you live. The cost and hassle of moving combined with uncertainty in the property market makes home improvements an attractive option for most home owners. You have worked hard to build the life you love, in the area you love, with the people you love. So why move when you can improve!? If we look at the government and bank charges to buy, combined with the real estate / moving charges to sell.... WOW! It’s easy to see why house renovations are so popular!Read More
7/03/16 6:37 PM
When choosing an extension builder in melbourne to handle your home renovations,it’s good to know they have credentials to back their claims! Extension Factory is proud to be an AWARD WINNING Licenced Building Practitioner and Master extension builder in melbourne.Read More
30/04/16 3:19 PM
Relocate home or Renovate? This can be a tough call to make, and at no point should you under estimate the importance of the decision you’re making. Deciding whether to uproot a family and start over or renovate your existing home can be as confusing and time-consuming as when you were first looking for your house.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.
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
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
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
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
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