Posts Tagged ‘Master Builders WA’

Site Orientation & Characteristics

Continuing our look into passive design principles, we look at the importance of site orientation and how to use it in your original design. Image: Passive Epringham House, MSG Architecture 2015 A clever site responsive design can reduce heating and cooling loads and the need for expensive upgrades for the comfort of your home. When working on the initial…

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Bushfire Prone Areas

Bushfire Prone Areas - Central Avenue Homes

Planning conditions and building approvals in Western Australia are continually changing. Therefore, more suburbs are now subject to BAL (Bushfire Attack Level) assessments. BAL (Bushfire Attack Level) As a result of bush fires around the country, the WA State Government passed a law that if you are building in a bushfire prone area, you will…

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Incorporating Passive Design To Create Sustainable Suburban Homes

Passive design - Central Avenue Homes

Incorporating Passive Design At Central Avenue Homes we try to use passive design principles so our clients benefit from comfortable environment. This assists with lower heating and cooling costs. In this post we discuss what Passive Design is. The key principles and how they can be used in your new home design. We encourage our clients to explore this topic further…

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Specialist Builders For Small & Difficult Blocks

small & difficult blocks

If your block is less than 10 metres wide, or an awkward shape, there aren’t a lot of options for standard home designs to fit on your block. The majority project builders – don’t  have standard designs to suit Small & difficult, sloping, narrow and oddly shaped blocks. Generally, a non-standard shaped block will need…

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Finishing touches

There’s nothing more exciting than knowing that your new home is nearly ready for you to move in. Our client’s house in Como has reached that stage, the cabinets are in tiling and glass splash backs are complete, the plumbing finals (taps, toilets, basins, sinks and troughs) are in. The electrical finals – (Power points…

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Owner Building & Building To Lock Up Series – Part 5

Build To Lock Up - Central Avenue Homes

Plumbing Option Package (Additional cost to standard Build to Lock-up home) If the plumbing option package is Included in your contract, the following items will form part of your contract: Connection to the sewer for all the drains (drains will be tested prior to handover at lockup stage) IS (inspection shaft) mound complete DT (disconnector…

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