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Renovations: how to avoid the run around

Renovating your home can be one the biggest projects you’ll ever undertake. In fact, many people don’t realise that house renovations are often more difficult than designing and building homes from scratch.

How are you going to match the aesthetics of the old and new? Which building codes do you need to comply with? Have these changed since the house was first built? How can you best make use of limited space –
especially if you are extending?

These questions are just the tip of the house renovations iceberg – and it can bring many people unstuck. Done the right way, home renovation can be a real success that adds considerable value to your home. Done the wrong way, it can be an expensive disappointment.

The best way to mitigate these potential problems is to employ experts in home renovation to help you through the process of planning and executing your extensions or renovations. Reduce stress, get what you want and avoid the renovation run around.

Transparent process you can trust

DCF Design Group, based in Melbourne, has over fifteen years experience in house renovations, from design and documentation of alterations and additions to home extensions and large scale renovations, so we understand all the steps involved and will assist you in making informed and efficient decisions.

A face-to-face meeting and consultation lays the ground work for our step by step process:
  • Establish your renovation and lifestyle goals.
  • Clarify the expectations of key relationships (eg: designer or architect).
  • List all of the positives of your current home (including physical, social and even intangible features such as memories).
  • List the things you would like changed.
  • Begin to create a vision for renovation that will be developed into a transparent plan.

Click here to download our brochure on residential renovations.