5 Timeless Victorian Architectural Features We Love

Whether you’re designing a new home or searching for an authentic period gem, there’s nothing more charming in our opinion than a home filled with extravagant and elegant Victorian features. Here are our favourite Victorian architectural characteristics that never go out of style and you should consider emulating in your new home design.

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cleaning kitchen cabinets

Five Easy Tips on Cleaning Kitchen Cabinets

Tis the season, our valued AHH blog readers! No, no, not the season for Christmas—we’re not getting that much ahead of ourselves. Nor are we calling it time to quit school for the year, we could never do that to you! In fact, dear friends, quite the opposite—we’re celebrating a season of new beginnings and fresh starts. While the kids are headed back to school, it’s time for the parents to embark on all of those pesky cleaning projects that have evaded you all summer long. That’s right, it’s time to herald in a season of cleaning and organization!

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houses of the future

Houses of the Future

If there’s one thing that we hope you’ve learned about the AHH team by now, it’s that we aim to please. Looking to build a Victorian manse with hidden library from the ground up? your wish is our command. Hoping to combine the aesthetics of four completely different architectural styles? No problem, Australian Heritage Homes is here to please.

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Building for Our Millennials

Building for Our Kids

We expect a lot of the ladies and gentlemen of our next generations. We expect them to be smarter, we expect them to be faster, we expect them to be more efficient and we expect them to more patient to those around them. We want them to leave university armed with the knowledge to change the world but we also want them to bow down to their superiors and to obey their every command. The word, millennial, has an awfully negative connotation and one that’s almost impossible to escape.

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Home Renovation Shows to Check Out

New to Home Renovations? Here are Television Shows to Check Out

Everybody learns in different ways. Some of us love cracking open a dusty tome and reading for hours on end. Others are probably very jealous of these speed-readers and the amount of information that they can process, from the written word. Our team members learn in a variety of ways, and so do our customers. Variety is the spice of life, right? And when we can learn while sitting on the couch with a snack in front of us, well… let’s just say that some of us are very happy with this method.

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Spotlight on Stairs

Spotlight on Stairs

You’d be surprised how widely the priorities of our customers’ range, when they first bring their dream home vision to us. Some make all the sense in the world—they’re looking to emulate a particular time period, or they need to ensure that there’s space for their growing brood. Other times they’re a bit more obtuse. They want to build a full-on spa in the basement, or they need the right place to house their 500-bottle wine collection. And then there are those who are looking for very specific stylistic details—like antique staircases.

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Building on a Sloping Block? Here’s What to Keep in Mind

Building on a Sloping Block? Here’s What to Keep in Mind

Australian Heritage Homes has had our fair share of challenges, when building for our clients. It’s what we thrive on- pushing ourselves to be as creative as possible, even when the circumstances don’t sway in our favor. These are the opportunities where we go back to the drawing board, and determine multiple different solutions for any problems that we encounter. It then becomes our mission, to rectify the issue, hopefully with an excellent story at the end of everything. One of the most common challenges that we run into, are sloping blocks.

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Feng Shui Principles for the New Homeowner

Feng Shui Principles for the New Homeowner

When you build or bought your last home, was the process smooth and seamless? Were there zero bumps along the way? Did you feel full of zen and relaxation and ready to seize the next project that comes your way? If so, give us a call- we’d love to hear from you as you’re a bit of an anomaly. For the rest of our audience that saw a fair amount of stress during the process, rest assured that that was quite normal.

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Happy Holidays from Australian Heritage Homes!

Happy Holidays from Australian Heritage Homes!

2016, like all years before it, has flown by in the blink of an eye. Where does the time go? By some illusion, the year has gone by faster than any ever has before. We saw 365 days full of scandals and milestones, of politics and pop culture. We said goodbye to icons who have changed Australia and the world a better place, and we said hello to a new generation of cute little babies who will surely blaze new and exciting trails in years to come.

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Custom Rooms to Add to Your Home

Custom Rooms to Add to Your Home

The Australian Heritage Homes team is dedicated to bringing your vision to life, whether you’re designing and building your first home, or the latest for you and your loved ones. We love to let you sit in the driver’s seat when it comes to creative inclusions. While we love to leave it up to you, we’re also happy to provide guidance and direction wherever we can. Here are some ideas to take both your opportunities to entertain, and the value of your home, to the next level.

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