1980s House Upgrades to Drive a Decade of Home Renovations Boom
Australia’s home renovations sector is expected to expand by almost three billion dollars over the next three years and provide significant opportunity over the next decade...
Home Renovations: Australia’s Next Construction Boom?
The latest edition of the HIA Renovations Roundup was recently released.
Is Construction Volume the First Sign of Building Industry Downturn?
The construction boom in Australia may have passed its peak in its ability to act as a driver of economic growth, the latest figures suggest.
Trade Opportunities Shift to Home Renovations
Australia’s home renovations market has emerged as a critical area of opportunity for residential tradespeople amid expectations of a pullback in new home building activity, according...
Asbestos Clean-up Bill to Top $300k
Asbestos removal in Queensland's parliamentary annexe has cost the state $300,000, a budget estimates hearing has been told.
Are Building Panels an Option in Showers and Bathrooms?
The polystyrene building panel has emerged as a viable alternative to tile and stone installations when it comes to indoor shower and bathroom environments.
Renovations on the Comeback Trail
Amid an environment of low interest rates, stronger house prices and an increasing number of houses entering the age group in which home owners opt to...
When to Renovate, When to Demolish
When your current building stock is a little tired, how do you decide whether to renovate or demolish and rebuild?
The Four Planets Orbiting New Housing
As a New Year approaches, we can hold a positive short-term outlook for housing, but we will also face heightened uncertainty in 2016.