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A Handy Guide To Knock-Down And Rebuild

If you are facing the dilemma of your family outgrowing your home or are just tired of living in an old house, and are longing for a modern and fresh alternative, then buying a new home and moving may be the first solution that comes to mind. Sadly, moving house often bring about giving up an area that you like, saying goodbye to good neighbours and finding new schools and facilities in a new neighbourhood. To avoid this, many families are looking at alternative options such as renovating or even demolishing and rebuilding a new home.

Renovate or knock-down and rebuild?

It is a common perception that renovating is simpler and cheaper than rebuilding, but once you start to weigh up the pros and cons you may find that rebuilding is often the better solution.

The costs involved in changing your home is often the determining factor; home renovators usually charge more per square metre than home builders and this makes a large difference if you are making major changes to the home – such as working on more than 50 percent. Many companies offer a fixed price contract for knock-down and rebuild projects, but when you renovate, unforeseen problems may arise which can increase the costs significantly.

Many old homes have structural problems like leaking plumbing, poor electrical wiring and even termites which can remain hidden until you’re half-way into the renovation project. The simple solution for avoiding this is to knock-down and rebuild.

Another major benefit of demolishing and rebuilding your home is that it gives you the opportunity to start with a clean slate. When you start from scratch you are able to have a say in every aspect of the home – from the layout, to home design exterior and interior, to finishes and landscaping.

The knock-down and rebuild process

The prospect of demolishing your existing home and building a new one may seem daunting, but it can be very simple when you work with an experienced builder like Ross North Homes. When you contact us with your requirements we will arrange a visit to your site where we will survey it to provide feedback, identify issues and offer solutions. To make the decision-making simpler for you, our expert team will guide you through all your home design options and choices.

Once we have your approval on a few ideas we will create an accurate design and plan, quote you and help you take care of council approvals and requirements.

When everything is ready we will coordinate the demolition and take care of all the aspects of building your new home. While we take care of the hard work, all you have to do is pick your favourite colours, finishes and accessories which will be included in the home.

If you’re thinking about demolishing and re-building, we can provide you with a FREE no obligation site assessment to determine its feasibility. For more information on the knock-down and rebuild process, give us a call on 9431 8150 today.

When you work with Ross North Homes you can rest assured that your home will be built by one of the most trusted home builders in Perth. We have over 40 years of experience in building quality, award-winning homes with superb detail and finishes. Our team takes pride in providing high standards of service and support to each of our clients. Our homes are all built with superior designs, styles and materials to endure the Western Australian climate and support Aussie lifestyles.

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