Building Industry

HouseLab : Upload once | Find forever

Build in Common have expanded our industry partnerships by teaming up with HouseLab, a digital disrupter in the residential construction space. HouseLab have created a secure personalised online hub that will significantly reduce handover and post-handover costs as well as simplifying a homeowners’ life. A simple and elegant solution to creating a digital set of…

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Building for your future

Five years ago it seemed every second person used to say “safe as houses”, or you would hear a story at a barbecue of a couple who made hundreds of thousands with the sale of a home that they sold just two years after purchasing, adding only a lick of paint. This was the norm…

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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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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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Jargon busting property development

Click, Print & Keep Access our handy JARGON BUSTING guides – designed to help demystify and empower you!         Simply click here to download and save a copy of our latest contribution to this resource set. If you already have a copy of one of our Build in Common Toolkits, add this…

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Building contracts basics: Part 2

This series of articles is aimed at explaining some of the basics about how building contracts work, and some of the choices you will need to make when entering into a building contract, and how those choices affect what will happen on your build. This is the second in our series and looks at how…

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5 questions to ask your council

So you have decided to take a leap into property development. Whether it is a property you already own or you are looking for the perfect plot to get you started, there are a few key things to ask yourself and your local council before jumping in and signing on the bottom line.   1.…

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Finding & engaging a design consultant

Design assistance and technical advice can be provided in many different ways by a range of consultants. It will depend on your experience, capacity and/or desire to manage the work yourself as well as your budget. The extent of the work, the complexity of the build, the level of detail you require in the documentation…

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