Posts by Lee Graigner

Guide To Building For The Time Poor – Turnkey Option in Baldivis

Most people who consider building a new home are often surprised to discover the level of involvement required to complete the paperwork for the home, let alone the building and completing the home. In a standard new home construction process, there are numerous elements that you as the Owner need to organise yourself, from landscaping,…

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Site Orientation & Characteristics

Continuing our look into passive design principles, we take a closer look at the importance of site orientation and how to correctly utilise it during the initial design process. Image: Passive Epringham House, MSG Architecture 2015 Clever site responsive design can reduce heating and cooling loads and also reduce the need for other expensive upgrades to improve your…

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Bushfire Prone Areas

Bushfire Prone Areas - Central Avenue Homes

The landscape of building approvals is always evolving. By linking with leading industry experts we can be sure our clients receive the best up to date advice and service. An increasing number of properties are now subject the Bushfire Attack Level assessments and Structerre assist our clients to understand their risk. See an exert from Structerre’s explainer…

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Abbreviations or Building Industry Jargon for WA New Homes

Like any other industry, there is always jargon or abbreviations that are not commonly known by the general public. Central Avenue Homes has put together a list of words abbreviations and terminology that we use on our plans or documents that some Owners may not be familiar with. Over the next few weeks we will cover…

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More Things To Know Before You Buy A Rear Strata Or Subdivided Block

In this post, we will cover some of the items that may be overlooked by both purchasers and developers when buying a subdivided block. Is the project buying the block of land, building a house and providing the finishing touches on it feasible? One very important item that you should include in your offer and acceptance of any rear strata or subdivided block is to have the offer subject to a feasibility…

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The Benefits of Dry-Lining Brick Walls

Central Avenue Homes, offers dry-lining to all internal walls in lieu of the conventional (to the Perth Metro region) float and white set finish as an optional item. In short, dry-lining is the application of plasterboard directly to the internal brick (or block) walls. The plasterboard is fixed using mortar based glue applied with a…

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Smart Storage Ideas For Those Small Spaces

When it comes to small spaces in your new home, you need to really think about the design, layout and storage options to take into account every bit of space.  At Central Avenue Homes, our in-house designer has the ability to tailor these small spaces to suit your individual budget and taste. We’ve put together a list of ideas for ideas to make use of small spaces: Maximise your glass doors and windows If you have clear glass on your…

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