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Top 10 Australian Home Improvement Services

  • Renovation Builders

    Handymantastic Group

    Allan and his team were polite, timely, organised, worked methodically and finished everything to a very high standard. He has a grubby job to take on (bump out of a 6 year old tenancy in a very old office block) and he was so accommodating, helpful and nothing was too much effort or bother. H...

    82 Reviews
  • Home Improvement Builders

    FM Pro Plastering

    Thank you Fred for turning up when advised and doing a great job. Perfect. Many thanks. Rod

    82 Reviews
  • Excellent, Quick and Professional. Job completed with extra care and helped with all issues. Will hire again in future. AAA Rating!!!!

    78 Reviews
  • Small Kitchen Renovations

    David Lynch Electrical

    Job well done, highly recommended. Would use again - thanks.

    66 Reviews
  • PBDP

    Backyard Renovations

    Picasso By Design Pty Ltd

    I engaged in Gyprocker by the name of Dominic from Liverpool for a renovation that I was doing. Dominic had some serious issues with his skills, experience and labourers he "tried" to get to work for him. I let Dominic go after 6 days of incompetence. I phoned Picasso by Design and Robert ...

    36 Reviews
  • JCSP

    Very happy with the job done by Jed. The job done was exactly what I asked for, and ended up looking much better than what I expected. He kept me fully informed of the job's progress, outstanding work, and estimated time remaining at all times. He was on time for quoting and for each day...

    34 Reviews
    Chapel Street North,VIC
  • Can't thank Vaio Lisa and Joe enough for the fantastic job they did on my house in the very limited time frame we required. We were frantic to find someone who could paint our three bedroom house, fix our fan and light, provide and hang our laundry door, paint our laundry sink, fix and manicure o...

    30 Reviews
  • Renovation Builders

    Empire Design & Drafting

    I have worked with David on both commercial and personal residential projects and have found him to be efficient and professional at every step. His work is very detailed and his fees are extremely reasonable. We will definitely be using his service again in future when required.

    28 Reviews
  • Renovation Company

    Simplicity By Design

    Relaxed tradesman, fair price, was very precise about what job entailed, kept me informed at all stages.

    27 Reviews
    Glen Waverley,VIC
  • Home Improvement Companies

    Redeemer Baptist Services LTD

    The work was fantastic! He said he would do the work, and the job will be done!

    26 Reviews
    North Parramatta,NSW
  • Kamil re-sealed my bath, painted a window ledge and fixed a tap in my kitchen. Kamil was very friendly and polite and did a fantastic job for me. I would highly recommend him for anyone that is looking for a good and efficient tradesman.

    35 Reviews
  • TP&R

    Small Kitchen Renovations

    Taps Plumbing & Roofing

    Blair is a good communicator and did what he said, and explain what other fixes is needed. Very happy with the result. Highly recommended.

    24 Reviews
    Cranbourne South,VIC
  • Home Improvement Services

    Tile Doctor WA

    Tile Doctor team did a great job tiling in our kitchen, laundry and toilet areas. The staff were on time, worked the weekend to fit in with my work schedule and charged a fair price , I would recommend their services and will re hire for our next job the bathroom

    24 Reviews
    Canning Vale,WA
  • Laundry Renovations

    ABC Home Improvements

    They were very professional and efficient. Priced well and job done quickly thanks guys!

    22 Reviews
    Browns Plains,QLD
  • House Renovations

    Domenic Pecora Plumbing

    Within minutes of posting the job I got a call from domenic. A very affordable quote was given and he was here within 30 minutes. He was quick and efficient and did a great job, I highly recommend him.

    22 Reviews
  • PMB

    Home Extension

    Paul Murphy Builder

    He was fine. He arrived on time and did a great job. Happy with the service.

    21 Reviews
  • Home Improvement Builders

    S.M.E Constructions

    I cannot recommend more highly, he did a great job, even came back to finish off, and was very reasonably priced, I will use him again.

    20 Reviews
  • Great service, highly recommended! He was extremely helpful with providing solutions. He also gave me a fantastic price. Thanks.

    20 Reviews
  • MTB&

    Mark did an amazing job on all the things I needed done. I would certainly recommend him to others.

    20 Reviews
  • Home Improvement

    Niche Plumbing and Gas

    Dave was professional, punctual and happy to go the extra mile to help us. Would definitely recommend.

    35 Reviews
  • FP

    Home Renovators

    Fidge Plumbing

    Jason is friendly, prompt and efficient; and was able to quickly resolve our plumbing issues with minimal fuss. I would definitely recommend his services to anyone in need of a plumber.

    19 Reviews
    Clarence Gardens,SA
  • Renovation Company

    See Kee Services

    Great electrician - tidy, no sales pitch, gives informative answers and punctual. I would recommend him. Real decent about things when he had to come back to redo something and no extra charge.

    26 Reviews
  • SP

    Laundry Renovations

    Stopit plastering

    One phone call to Danny and he was straight around and quickly forwarded a quote. As soon as the quote was approved by the insurance company he came back straight away and did a great job repairing the damage. He is friendly guy and very easy to deal with.

    20 Reviews
  • Shaun was very friendly and professional. Nothing was a problem, even when we asked to change a few things from the original quote. Will definitely be using him in the future.

    18 Reviews
    Redland Bay,QLD
  • Backyard Renovations

    Yates Constructions

    Diligent professional tradesman who completed works in an extremely competent manner and high standard.He kept us fully informed of his works schedule from start to finish of the job.

    19 Reviews
  • Paul was friendly, on time for all his appointments and extremely efficient. He was able to complete our job within our tight timeframe and to a high standard. I'll certainly be using his services again and recommending him to others.

    18 Reviews
    New Beith,QLD
  • Great guy all round. first one to phone, done it the very next day, and we will definitely continue to use Ted.

    18 Reviews
    Seven Hills,NSW
  • KM

    Home Improvement Builders

    Kevin Mercer

    First class work, down to earth and pleasant. Turned up as promised, returned calls as promised and very fair price

    17 Reviews
    Berkeley Vale,NSW
  • Home Improvement

    Ah Drafting & Design

    Prompt service and good drafts that met our requirements. Would recommend and use Ah Drafting again!

    18 Reviews
    Burleigh Waters,QLD
  • They did a good job. Arrived on time and performed tasks with care and diligence.

    17 Reviews

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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

"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