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What Do You Want in Your Custom Home?

The near limitless options for a custom home can be both exciting and incredibly daunting. Your careful choices in its overall design, types of rooms, and special areas personalizes your luxury home and becomes an extension of yourself. What you include in your custom home should be what is most important to you. Here are 6 suggestions to make your custom home perfectly fit your lifestyle and personality.

1.     Natural Lighting and Ventilation

With the proper design, you can have unlimited ventilation and sunlight enveloping your home throughout the day!

Besides enjoying nature, an experienced Melbourne home builder can help you make a well-lit and ventilated home designed to be green and energy-efficient. The reduced need for lighting in the day and solution for your heating and cooling needs can save you money from electricity consumption down the line.

2.   Cleaning/ Laundry

Comfortable Chairs for Our Dining Room Table

Comfortable Chairs for Our Dining Room Table

When we renovated our home we bought new furniture too. We decided to keep the formal dining room. We have had meals in there pretty much every day since we bought the house. The kids are older now, so there is no more daily spills of liquid and cleanup of cereal that has found its way to the floor. So, we decided to get dining chairs that are really comfortable. I had no idea that chairs like this were even made to go with a dining room table.

We got dining chairs of a wing back design that have very comfortable cushioned upholstery. At first we kind of felt like we were at a royal dining room table. After a few meals, we just enjoyed the comfort of the chairs. Our extended family, friends and neighbors who come over for dinner on occasion really like the chairs too.…

Why Are Basement Wall and Floor Cracks Difficult to Repair?

Why Are Basement Wall and Floor Cracks Difficult to Repair?

Water leaks from cracks in the walls and floor of the basement can render the space unusable. The job of locating and adequately fixing these cracks is not for the inexperienced. It can prove a challenging project for many reasons.

What causes cracks?

You can have the perfect setup for foundation and basement wall cracks at the time of construction. If the concrete dries to fast, the walls will shrink and develop small, hairline fractures. The tiny cracks will increase in size over the years as water gains entrance. Freezing and thawing make the situation even worse. Uneven settling of the structure can cause cracks in the basement walls and floor, but it will be noticeable soon after the build. Movement of the soil can cause cracks to appear as well.

Variety of Basement Construction Material

No one product and procedure fix every type of crack. Not every repair technique …