New Home Build

Here’s another project we’re working on, in the Gold Coast.

The project was left half completed, so the GCProjects team have stepped in to take the project to completion. It’s a huge job, but the team is very excited to step up to the challenge!

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New Home Building or Renovating Checklist

In this weeks blog I wanted to talk a little bit about building a new home or renovating on the Gold Coast and the things you should take into consideration before picking a builder or starting a renovation. Below we are going to break down the main areas of a house and the recommendations for each area.

Garage Area

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  • Power Points and outlets
  • Car Spaces
  • Storage and shelving areas
  • Beer fridge!
  • Work bench
  • Lighting

Outdoor Areas

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  • Pool area and fencing
  • Location of pool pump (hidden)
  • Outdoor spa area (if applicable)
  • Running of electrical conduit for any power outlets
  • Outdoor sound system or additional stereo zone (pre wire) (if applicable)
  • Outdoor shower (if applicable)
  • Motion/Sensor lighting for security
  • Gate entry locking system
  • Tap water locations and pre run piping (around whole house)
  • Outdoor BBQ gas line (if applicable)

 

Kitchen Area

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  • Power point outlets
  • Lighting including any cupboards
  • Cupboard storage and locations
  • Appliance locations (ovens, stoves, fridge, kettles etc)
  • Gas or electric stove (pre wire)
  • Cutlery draws and storage
  • Quick storage for small appliances

Bathroom Areas

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  • Multiple power points his/hers
  • twin or single basin
  • Mirror locations
  • Shower and plumbing
  • Toilet and plumbing
  • Lighting
  • Exhaust fans
  • Cupboards and draw locations
  • Bath Tub (If applicable)
  • Tap fittings and fixtures

Master Bedroom/Bedrooms Area

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  • Power point outlets (Including either side of bed for phone etc)
  • Lighting
  • Light Switches in convenient locations
  • TV mounting
  • Foxtel (Cable TV) out let locations
  • Closet space
  • Storage areas