Foresight pays off

2017-06-15T10:52:52+12:00June 15th, 2017|Building, Heritage, Painting|

We have lived in our Devonport villa for close on 20 years. We did a major renovation about 15 years ago, but very little since. At the end of 2016 we decide it was time for a freshen up and to finish some of those ‘jobs I’ve been meaning to do’. When our original [...]

Gracefully Ageing Your Home

2017-03-09T09:58:41+13:00January 28th, 2016|Heritage|

As time goes by everyone’s needs change, none more so than our kids. As parents we can manage some of these changes with creative thinking, such as giving your little ones clothes a couple sizes up so there is room to grow into them. Others are a bit more frustrating, like finding yourself spending hours [...]

Heritage Homes and Restoration

2017-03-09T09:58:41+13:00January 21st, 2016|Heritage|

This is a topic dear to my heart, and I make no apologies for it. I have a real passion for old houses, be they character heritage homes lovingly restored or decrepit piles standing only because the borer are holding hands. Part of their attraction to me, and many others who commit to their ownership [...]