Articles related to "Builder"

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When building your dream home becomes a nightmare
Designing and building the perfect home is a dream for many, but choose the wrong contractor and it can all go south very quickly.
Home renovations: These are the jobs that don’t need building approval
Building from scratch or adding on to a property can give homeowners the opportunity to personalise their home, but the correct procedures must be followed.
Serious building fails to watch out for
Don’t get caught making one of these mistakes or your building plans could turn into a nightmare.
Tips and advice for an outdoor shower
Before you go ahead and splash out on an outdoor shower, you need to have a plan in place. Tap in to our top tips for a successful outdoor shower installation.
Renovating? This is why you need an architect
One of the best ways to improve the value of your home is to renovate it, but who should you speak to, to make sure that your building dreams don't turn into a construction nightmare?
Getting finance to build your dream home
Nedbank's Tim Akinnusi gives advice on how banks go about providing loans to those wanting to build their own home.
‘Green’ building materials the way to go
Environmentally friendly building materials are becoming more popular as the world moves towards sustainability and efficiency. Here are some ‘green’ building materials to consider.
The value of professional advice when building
You need expert advice when building a home. It is worth paying for a professional now, as this may save you a substantial amount later.
Points to consider before you start building
Some useful tips to make sure you're in the know, before you start building a home.
Avoid overcapitalising when renovating your home
How to avoid overcapitalising on your house, and which renovations add the most value.