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Top 10 Australian Home Improvement Services

  • Leading Bathroom and Kitchen Renovations has been operating since 1993. We have done extensive work commercially and privately within NSW. We specialise in exeptional service, in design, tiling... Read more

    Alexandria,NSW

    Connie: Paul is very professional & the job is done in a very professional...   Read more reviews

    11 August 2017

  • 17 Reviews
    5.3 

    With over 30 years’ collective experience within the Building and construction industry, our highly qualified trades people will deliver you only the best quality building project at a fraction of ... Read more

    Aspendale,VIC

    Ryan: Great job guys great place to relax on summer days. thanks guys   Read more reviews

    3 August 2017

  • BBP
    4 Reviews
    5.0 

    For all your general plumbing. Drainage and gas fitting needs. We also repair and service all gas appliances including ovens, gas heaters, hot water heaters and many more. No job too b... Read more

    St Clair,NSW

    Florencio: Good job done just straight onto to the job   Read more reviews

    29 July 2014

  • With over 20 years operating in the wider Sydney Metropolitan area, Just in Time Plumbing Services is a reliable plumbing business, with skills and experience in a wide range of areas, including: ... Read more

    Marsfield,NSW

    Jasmin: Fantastic service. He provided reasonable onsite quote and explain...   Read more reviews

    24 March 2013

  • SCSP

    Trade qualified and insured Builder with seventeen years experience. We provide services in all aspects of carpentry and building works such as: New home construction Building reports Decks C... Read more

    Charmhaven,NSW

    David: Great job very happy with price and workmanship   Read more reviews

    9 May 2012

  • 2 Reviews
    5.0 

    Landscaping & Renovations Read more

    Scarborough,WA

    Tim: I would recommend this business to anyone.   Read more reviews

    17 September 2010

  • Established for 19 years Extensive experience in preparing homes for sale, personalised refurbishment of new property purchased, or just a general overhall upgrade of your existing home. We are ... Read more

    Daw Park,SA

    Margaret: I keep going back to Brian for small jobs. He's thorough, reliable ...   Read more reviews

    19 October 2015

  • DP
    2 Reviews
    5.0 

    Builder will do anything anywhere loyal prompt and honest rainforestreef55@bigpond.com BSA 53904 Read more

    Aeroglen,QLD

    Sophia: David gave me a prompt and good quote. I would recommend his services   Read more reviews

    3 October 2013

  • 2 Reviews
    5.0 

    Based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney but servicing all of Sydney Metro, we are friendly, helpful, upfront, tidy, punctual and fully insured to $10million. We have 18 years experience in: *I... Read more

    Clovelly West,NSW

    Thomas: Efficient, quick, professional with very reasonable rates.   Read more reviews

    17 September 2010

  • 12 Reviews
    5.0 

    My name is Callum Green and I'm a qualified carpenter. I have experienced a variety of work from residential extensions/ renovations, new builds, commercial shop fit outs and experience in desig... Read more

    Box Hill,VIC

    Maria: I hired Callum to do our retaining wall. Callum (and his team) did ...   Read more reviews

    18 December 2015

  • 2 Reviews
    5.0 

    I would like to take this Opportunity to introduce you to our company and what we have to offer. We are a Family owned and run buisness with 15 years experience. We do everything from bathroom r... Read more

    Narangba,QLD

    Coralie: Totally fabulous job completed in record time. The guys were effec...   Read more reviews

    17 September 2010

  • 2 Reviews
    5.0 

    TC's Install Electrical.... We specialise in providing solutions to your electrical installation needs and make it easy and convenient for you to get electrical work done quickly and easily at a... Read more

    Two Wells,SA

    Tim: Prompt, friendly service. Very professional. Highly recommend.   Read more reviews

    17 September 2010

  • 2 Reviews
    5.0 

    Electrician, 16 years experience , specialising in great customer service , No job too small  Read more

    Emu Heights,NSW

    Louise: He was fantastic and quick.   Read more reviews

    6 March 2012

  • 5 Reviews
    5.0 

    All aspects of plastering. Catering for full houses, townhouses, extensions, renovations, and even genreal patching. No job too big, or too small. All areas. At Priesty Plastering, we dont cut corn... Read more

    Attwood,VIC

    Ben: Top Job, will use again.   Read more reviews

    30 December 2013

  • 3 Reviews
    5.0 

    Exclusive Painting & Maintenance is a well organised and friendly painting and handyman service who deliver outstanding work every time GUARANTEED. 5 years exp in delivering quality and unbeatable ... Read more

    Sunset Strip,VIC

    Stephen: would recommend very fussy and works well has change our house arou...   Read more reviews

    7 November 2010

  • AE
    3 Reviews
    5.0 

    welcome to ajb electrical p/l 24/7 emergency electrical service all size jobs up front price all electrical work level 2 service provider phone and data always on time and we do it right Read more

    Kingsgrove,NSW

    Leonard: I would recommend this business to anyone.   Read more reviews

    17 September 2010

  • 4 Reviews
    5.0 

    Providers of quality building and asset maintenance services in Residential, Industrial and Commercial sectors Read more

    Campbellfield,VIC

    Jon: He did a great job.   Read more reviews

    2 June 2015

  • 2 Reviews
    5.0 

    Infront Constructions is a family business leading the way with their quality work, superior construction, attention to detail and first-class finish. Fully licensed builders and concreters. Ther... Read more

    Normanhurst,NSW

    Tracy: Infront Constructions did a great job for the supporting beam repla...   Read more reviews

    28 October 2014

  • EC
    7 Reviews
    5.0 

    We have been Verified by ServiceSeeking.com.au, so you can relax knowing the job will get done the right way, without any risk to you. New Homes, Alterations, Extensions, Renovations, Concrete, ... Read more

    Fortitude Valley,QLD

    Sofia: All work was professional and cost effective. I found all the empl...   Read more reviews

    11 July 2013

  • We do all kind of plastering for new homes or existing additions/renovations. Minor plastering work of any kind. We do all painting and decorating, interior exterior and gloss work, mirror finish... Read more

    Blind Bight,VIC

    Hayley`: Chami came out immediately to quote and the job was completed withi...   Read more reviews

    13 September 2013

  • 20 Reviews
    5.0 

    What we do.. . Servicing all Sydney areas including the Inner West, Western Suburbs, Eastern Suburbs, North Shore & South Sydney. If you need a plumber you can rely on, who can demonstrate p... Read more

    Earlwood,NSW
  • Grab your "to do list" that has been growing and send it my way. No job impossible, happy to give free quotes and site visits. When you want your job done simply call, look foward to hearing from y... Read more

    Evatt,ACT

    Jodie: Very prompt, professional and did a fantastic job   Read more reviews

    7 May 2012

  • 2 Reviews
    5.0 

    P & T Builders have over 25 years’ experience in the building industry therefore we offer extensive knowledge, skill, creativity, reliability and honesty with our fixed price quotes. Whether you... Read more

    Nerang,QLD

    Paula: I hired Paul as my builder for a big renovation. He excavated rock...   Read more reviews

    17 July 2014

  • BCC
    3 Reviews
    5.0 

    Commercial Cleaning. End of Lease Cleaning. Floor Buffing and polishing. Punctual and reliable, Craigieburn based Bradam Commercial Cleaning wish to maintain an outstanding reputation and prov... Read more

    Craigieburn,VIC

    Roxane: I would recommend this business to anyone.   Read more reviews

    17 September 2010

  • 2 Reviews
    5.0 

    Our range of services can cover all your domestic and commercial needs including: Internal and external stairs Handrails Decks Pergolas Skirtings and architraves Weatherboards Laying floors ... Read more

    Tarragindi,QLD

    Jayne: I would highly recommend Clifton Hill Constructions. Matt and his t...   Read more reviews

    11 July 2013

  • 3 Reviews
    5.0 

    Blocked sewer/drains, burst pipes, gas fitting, hot water services & replacements, tap repairs & replacement, roofing & guttering, rainwater tank installation, bathroom & kitchen renovations, all t... Read more

    Cheltenham,VIC

    Ray: Fixed problem quickly for a great price. Highly recommended.   Read more reviews

    22 January 2011

  • 2 Reviews
    5.0 

    I am a qualified carpenter and Master Builder member. Please make sure to visit my website.  Read more

    Berwick,VIC

    Bryan: Immediately I called Mark about the job in hand he was interested a...   Read more reviews

    4 July 2011

  • 3 Reviews
    5.0 

    Office Cleaning Kept Simple. We keep Office Cleaning simple by focussing on the expectations of your visitors and staff. Keep Clean always achieve this through our range of cleaning services whi... Read more

    Cloverdale,WA

    Donna: Friendly and Great Service. Excellent cleaning, highly recommended.   Read more reviews

    11 July 2013

  • Straightline Carpentry has ten qualified insured carpenters available to service the needs for any job you may have. We have a broad range of skills and are able to complete any carpentry assig... Read more

    Black Rock,VIC

    Oricon: Matt is a fantastic bloke, he kept his word all the way through and...   Read more reviews

    9 January 2013

  • 32 Reviews
    5.0 

    - CONCRETING PLAIN, COLOUR, EXPOSED AGGREGATE, EXPOSED PEBBLECRETE ALL STYLES OF CONCRETE. DRIVEWAYS, FOOTINGS, SLABS, FOOTPATHS, CROSSOVERS, SHEDS, GARAGES, PATIOS, SLOPING DRIVEWAYS, SITE PREPS... Read more

    Adelaide,SA

    Chris: Outstanding job at great price and done within required timeframe   Read more reviews

    7 December 2016

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Top 5 Reasons for Doing Home Improvement Projects

It won’t be surprising if you have suddenly caught the home improvement bug since there are a lot of TV shows and magazine articles that inspire people on how to improve their homes. Home improvement is the process of making additions or alterations to one’s home to make it more comfortable, energy-efficient, and safe for the household members to live in. It is also oftentimes referred to as home renovation or remodeling. The materials used for such projects are usually purchased at home improvement stores.

Reasons for undergoing a home renovation project

Maintenance and repair

All houses deteriorate over time. Even the most conscientious homemaker who is always on top of every little scrape and scratch in the house will at one point need to have some home renovation works done to restore the character of the place. This is especially true for old houses that need maintenance and repair work done to recover its lost beauty and charm.

Extend the available living space

As your family grows, so does the need to have a bigger space. You might not have anticipated this when you were building or buying your dream home, but when kids get older, the needs of the family change. Your kids may want their own rooms for privacy or you may need to add another bathroom to accommodate the growing size of your family. Instead of moving to another house that is bigger and has more rooms, you can opt to renovate and extend your house to accommodate your family’s changing needs and lifestyle. You can add a deck area where your children can entertain their guests or you can add bedrooms so each of your children will have their own personal space.

Make your home more eco-friendly

Now is the time to really think about how you can help the environment by lessening your home’s carbon footprint. Through continuous research, a lot of companies that manufacture building supplies have developed new materials that may be more costly but can help you conserve energy and electricity in the long run, making it a worthwhile investment.

Comfort and safety

Upgrading your house with some luxuries such as adding a hot tub spa or more windows to allow more air and light to come in. For elderly homeowners, they can have safety features added to their homes such as railings and wheelchair ramps or converting the downstairs den into a bedroom so they don’t have to go up and down the stairs.

Increase the value of their property

Whether you are planning on eventually selling or renting out your house or not, it doesn’t hurt to have some home improvement works done to keep your house in tip-top shape and to increase the value of your home. Restyling an older home to fit the modern lifestyle of today can definitely make a difference. Converting an unused room into a gym or a home entertainment system can boost your home’s market price.

What to look for in a home improvement contractor

Home improvement is a very broad term and depending on what type of project you have in mind, you need to make sure that the tradie or business that you will hire is qualified for the task at hand. Determine what it is that you want done. If it’s just a simple home improvement job that involves painting and other minor works, you can hire an experienced handyman to help you. However, for home renovation jobs that involve a wider scope such as adding more bedrooms and extending your house, you need to hire a seasoned building contractor who has hand handled similar projects in the past. Make sure that the business that you will hire is licensed and fully insured to handle home improvement jobs.

Renovating a house can be quite a challenge; that is why it is important to choose a contractor who is honest, reliable, hardworking, and a pleasant to work with. To ensure that both you and the contractor are on the same page, there should always be an open line of communication from the beginning until the end of the project. Your contractor should listen to your needs and requirements and should be available to give expert advice when asked. Be sure to ask for references and to check other customers’ online feedback regarding the quality of work and customer service that they provide.

Cost of hiring home improvement experts

For simple projects, you can already hire home improvement experts starting at $20/hr. However, for more complex jobs such as remodeling the house completely, you can expect the figure to go higher. Some contractors charge per hour or per job. To get the most value for your money, you should compare quotes from several businesses before making your final choice.

What customers have to say about the home improvement contractors that they hired through ServiceSeeking.com.au:

"Jed has just completed the first stage of multiple projects for me and I'm very happy with the work. Unlike others, he wasn't afraid to quote for all of the works, he communicates promptly, thinks things through and offers up good suggestions which I was grateful for. The work was undertaken promptly and he's been able to fit in with my timeframe for the other work. Definitely recommend." - Emma from Thornbury, VIC

"Paul did an excellent job to a high standard. He assisted the process by bringing in other trades to help complete the renovation quickly. I have no hesitation in recommending Paul to anyone looking for a builder/Carpenter." - Judy from Farmborough Heights, NSW

"Excellent customer service and very friendly. Cleaned up the mess on my rental property and treated it like it was his own. Reasonably priced and although I was not on site, he gave me updates. Will be using him again." - Duy from Gilberton, VIC

"I was really happy with the work that Paul from Alps completed for us. He replied promptly and quoted within 24 hours. He came to complete the job when scheduled and was reliable with great advice and ideas that we hadn't considered before. I would definitely recommend his services to others." - Ami