Building, designing and styling a home can be a daunting task – we have compiled a few basic pointers from our years of experience to help you get started.
Shape and style of the building; in summary, the less complex, the less expensive it will be. This should be a major consideration when discussing layouts with your Architect – have you established a budget?
The number of levels to your home. Again, cost may be a determining factor here, but … Read the rest
Australians love the outdoors – but as the cooler months approach we are traditionally forced to change our habits and move our lives indoors. Don’t be fooled by the change in season – it is possible to still make the most of our cosy interior – without sacrificing the outdoors we love so much! Prepare your Outdoor Alfresco: make the best of indoor / outdoor living by installing patio heaters and shades. If cost or space becomes a limitation, consider… Read the rest
We have some great tips to keep your home in sparking new condition. These pro-active steps are here to help make the choses more effortless so you can spend more time doing the things you love!
Sticker residue? Simple eucalyptus, olive or standard cooking branded oil with paper towel will remove anything remaining.
Clean a blackened iron with salt – sprinkle several table spoons on a cloth over an ironing board, run the iron over the cloth several times on … Read the rest
This can be a big step for most people – and knowing where to begin is a very daunting process. The best starting point is to write down a list of every item you want exactly – then start researching options to suit you. Clarifying what you want out of a home will help you to identify the winning direction. When compiling your list – consider items such as these; PRICE: If we are talking a custom home, then… Read the rest
Over 40 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building, Renovation and Design Professionals in Australia Brisbane, Australia, February 2, 2017 – Lindon Homes of Capalaba has won “Best Of Design” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. The experienced building and construction company was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, renovation and design industry professionals. The Best Of… Read the rest
Many bold, beautiful and wonderful things are to come in the design world – minimalism is paving the way for success, with razor thin benchtops, cantilevering joinery and bold finishes to the exterior. That considered – you can never go wrong with the beauty of a thickened marble benchtop to showcase the material. Introducing multiple thickness is remaining a popular option – featuring the island bench in a thicker profile to make a heavy visual impact – allows the main… Read the rest
Lindon Homes received recognition of fantastic and outstanding work during the 2016 HIA Housing Awards evening. Winner of the HIA Brisbane Custom Built Home $500,001-$750,000 category for our Norman Park project. The home taking this category is an overall outstanding outcome – internally and externally – maximising an inner city narrow block, to create such an architectural feat. This ultra spacious home features porcelain floor to ceiling wall tiles in the bathrooms, American oak flooring; and is complete with premium… Read the rest
We have transitioned from a mild winter now into warm spring – pool maintenance is crucial for the well being of your overall home cleaning routine. We have listed a few easy tips below to give you a starting point. Cleaning:
Know your type – each type of pool will require a different method of cleaning.
Know your method – will you be doing it yourself, or will you employ someone? The latter option will by far save you the … Read the rest
Pay attention to spatial planning – you will spend the majority of time in the kitchen, dining, family and bedroom – consider ease of use, flow through these areas and accessibility. What do you have in your current home – is there anything that could be improved – or any elements that you could not live without? Experience and habit are the most important determining factors. Lighting is a major part – never underestimate the value in natural lighting. We… Read the rest
Building a new home can be a challenge in itself – once you begin to move in, you may be wondering how to make your new house feel like your home. If you feel completely stuck on where to begin – research! Pinterest and Houzz are invaluable tools when it comes time to decorating your home. Create style boards and collages to gather all of your ideas together. If you enjoy keeping up to date with the latest designer trends,… Read the rest