October TILT eMag

“Build a team that you trust – back them to work well together.” These are just some of the words of wisdom shared this month by guest contributor Vicky Grosser; a Carbon Manager with a commitment for sustaining all life through First Nations led care of country. Somehow Vicky found herself on a small house…

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Secondary builds: the why and the how

How did a tall, young man building designer, and an older, short woman come to design and build a small home of 35sq meters, with a dynamic Geelong team of tradies and builder? When Dan Procházka came to live in my 3 bedroom house in Geelong, while he completed his final year at Deakin Uni…

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Dulux Colour Forecast 2019

When the world is so busy and the influences so many, how do we filter out the noise and focus on what matters? The Dulux Colour Forecast 2019 is all about creating your happy place and living your best life, it’s about more than colour, it helps bring trends to life in your home through…

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Jargon busting: Paint Terminology

When it comes to different paint types, be aware of the differences as the type of paint will affect the finish: ACRYLIC PAINT is water based, synthetic and tends to dry quickly. It is also much easier to clean out of brushes and rollers. Other benefits are the low odour and the fact they are…

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What is electronic conveyancing and how does it change things?

The process of conveyancing in Australia has not changed much in the past 100 years! Mountains of paper, inefficient and manual processes – closer to Dickensian practices than the millennial age in which we live today. In the dark ages ie when settlements are in paper, parties gather at a pre-arranged time and place (usually…

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Quick guide to hiring a crane

Cranes are necessary for many types of construction. Although the greatest utilisation of cranes is in commercial construction, if you are building a new home or even renovating an existing structure you may require a crane to complete your build. Sourcing the right crane company to assist you will often be as simple as utilising…

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What your builder is looking for from you

Hey BIC team!   Love what you are doing here. I thought I’d drop a line of support and outline what I, as a builder, am looking for from a client to ensure that each project goes well.   1. Engaged Clients The better each client understands their project and what they are trying to…

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TILT Spring edition out now

With Father’s Day celebrations behind us, let’s draw a deep breath and exhale slowly as we face the fact that there are only 16 weeks to go until Christmas! Why is it that time seems to fly past for yet another Christmas or birthday, yet when it comes to building and major renovations, progress often…

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The recipe of a well thought out design

Two beef paddies’, lettuce, onion, mayo on a sesame seed bun – a relatively small number of ingredients comprising what is probably one of the most popular burgers throughout history. Is it these individual ingredients we think of when we give into our cravings? No, we want a burger, (maybe some fries and a milkshake…

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Technology to help you design and plan

Print, Click & Keep With the world of smartphone apps at our fingertips, we have curated a handful of practical, easy to use apps for you to use when planning your next renovation of building project.                 Click here to download your free copy of this handy guide.…

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