Kitchen

Frequently Asked Questions about our Toolkits

1. WHAT ARE BUILD IN COMMON TOOLKITS? Our Toolkits are hard copy project guides designed to give you the practical knowledge and confidence to plan, organise and manage your building or renovation project. Our Toolkits provide all the questions you need to ask yourself AND of building professionals before and during the project cycle. No…

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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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5 Specialist trades you can’t do without

5 Specialist trades you can’t do without when renovating: it’s the law! Thinking of renovating? You will quickly discover that you will be calling a variety of trades your new best friends. Depending on the nature and extent of your project, cabinetmakers, tilers, plasterers, painters, glaziers and bricklayers will all play a role. But do…

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Tilting the balance: Welcome to our new eMag

Welcome to our new look e-magazine! If you have been following our journey since we launched in late 2017 you will have heard us speak about our passion for change, empowerment and engagement in an industry that is very traditional, technical and all too often lacks a consumer centric approach. Enter “TILT”. Our vision is…

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How to choose your Builder or Tradesperson

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!  Starting a new project is always an exciting time with changes and new beginnings. The flipside of the coin is that with any project, there will be a multitude of decisions that will need to be made. This can range from the tile selection, colour paint, wood finishes to the more complex…

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Top 5 Impediments to Building

If the New Year has you fired up to finally get that renovation or building project underway, rest assured you are not alone! Yet despite best intentions, feeling uncertain about where and how to start, and focusing unduly on the impediments and perceived challenges, appears to be a common hurdle for Australian home owners. A short survey of our Build…

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5 Tips to renovate

A couple of years ago and about 10 years in the making, we finally decided to renovate our kitchen.  With 3 teenage daughters, a dog and a husband who likes to cook in the mix, we knew it was time to give what was in essence the “heart of our home” a facelift. We were…

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