1 in 4 say they will never own their own home

(9 August 2017) Home ownership is the universal Australian dream, right? Wrong, according to the latest survey from ServiceSeeking.com.au.   1 in 4 Australians who don’t own a home think they will never be able to, according to new data from a survey of over 3,200 ServiceSeeking.com.au customers. Further, of those who don’t own property, […]

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How to Unclog a Toilet Without A Plunger

Nobody wants to deal with clogged toilet. We breakdown ins and outs of toilet clogs – why they clog, simple home solutions that don’t requre a plunger, and how to prevent clogs in the future. Why Do Toilets Get Clogged? A clogged toilet is definitely a stressful ordeal. Yet, this is a very common domestic […]

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Victoria Still Australia’s Cheapest State to Hire a Tradie

(July 19, 2017) Victoria is once again the cheapest state in Australia to hire a tradie, according to ServiceSeeking.com.au’s latest Tradie Price Index. Released today, the quarterly data reveals the average cost of a Victorian tradie sits at just $55.90 per hour, a massive 8.5 per cent below the national average. In Australia, the home renovations […]

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Queensland Tradie Prices Up 9%

(July 19, 2017) Renovation activity continues to thrive in Queensland, according to new data from ServiceSeeking.com.au’s Tradie Price Index. Tradie prices in Queensland have seen a year-on-year increase of 8.9 per cent, now charging on average $61.20 per hour. In Australia, the home renovations market employs around 1 million people, and contributes a colossal $99 billion to […]

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WA’s Tradie Prices Drop As Economic Hangover Continues

(July 19, 2017) The end of the mining boom continues to hurt Western Australia’s economy, with tradie prices dropping a massive 8 per cent on last quarter. ServiceSeeking.com.au’s quarterly Tradie Price Index reveals the average hourly rate to hire a tradie in WA sits at $59/hr, lagging 3.6 per cent behind the rest of the country. In […]

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NSW Tradie Prices Up 8% on Last Quarter

(July 19, 2017) A renovation boom due to sky rocketing house prices has left New South Wales tradies flushed with cash. According to ServiceSeeking.com.au’s quarterly Tradie Price Index, tradie prices in NSW are up 8.4 per cent this quarter, charging on average $62.90 per hour. In Australia, the home renovations market employs around 1 million people, and […]

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Cost of renovating an ensuite

These days, most new homes are built with at least one ensuite bathroom attached to the master bedroom. Unfortunately for older houses this isn’t always the case, so building or renovating an ensuite is necessary if you need extra bathroom space. Essentially, an ensuite is just a smaller version of a standard sized bathroom, attached directly to […]

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The cost of a spa

Imagine transforming your home into a resort-like oasis where you can relax or entertain with your very own spa or hot tub. Before turning this dream into a reality, there are several factors and choices to be considered. A spa may seem like the cheaper and simpler option compared to installing a pool, but there […]

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How Cassie Did a Home Makeover for $10k

We recently chatted with one of our longtime customers, Cassie, about her recent renovation through ServiceSeeking.com.au. She was on a tight budget, but managed to make over her two-bedroom art deco apartment in Sydney’s Crows Nest for around $10k. Check out what she had to say about the whole experience and why she always goes […]

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