July Home Renovation News

July Home Renovation NewsWe know, we know, you’ve really been missing your monthly recap of home renovation news. At least you have if you’re a regular visitor to the Australian Heritage Homes team blog. If you’re brand new – welcome! We’re proud to be the number one custom home builder in the Melbourne area and beyond. Thanks to decades of experience, we’ve worked with every shape, size and style of home that you can think of. We love to meet with current and prospective customers and help bring the visions of their dream homes to life. We share their stories here, as well as tips and tricks, should you want to embark on a do-it-yourself adventure of your own. In addition to that, we love to share regular recaps of just what’s going on in the industry. We’re empowered, inspired and motivated by the stories that we see, and we hope that you will be to. Do you have a topic in mind that you’re interested in and want to learn more about? Give us a shout. We love to showcase the information that means the most to you:

California Couple Finds Time Capsule Message During Home Renovation

We love when we hear stories like this, because an existing home isn’t just about its current occupants. They’re about history, and all of the stories and adventures that make them the homes that they are today. This certainly proved the case for Alex Monney and his wife, when they decided to demolition their bathroom. Inside the wall was a sweet and funny note from the previous occupants, that we’re sure Monney and his wife will treasure forever. Read more about it here.

Is This the Future of Home Renovations?

Home renovations can be stressful, no doubt about it. There’s the question of resources, there’s the question of materials, and there’s the question of inspiration – which is paramount to any decision as big as a home renovation. An Israeli couple certainly felt so. They loved interior design, but there were too many questions to help make their vision a reality. The result? Houzz, a community where homeowners can connect with interior designers and architects alike. It also sells furniture. The founders believe that they’re changing the future of home renovations. Houzz now has more than 40 million actively engaged monthly users and is expanding into markets around the globe. You can read more about it here.

5 Things That Truly Don’t Matter When You Buy Your First Home

There’s obviously an aura of excitement when you buy your first home. Though it’s listed in the top ten most stressful decisions that you can make, it’s also one of the most thrilling. But sometimes we make it harder on ourselves than we need to. Even after the massive investment of the home itself, we think we need all of the bells and whistles. This isn’t necessarily the case. Read more about it here.

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