FAQS

AT WHAT STAGE SHOULD I ENGAGE A BUILDER?

We believe that a builder should be engaged after you have plans or working drawings.

HOW DO I PROTECT MYSELF?

WHAT SHOULD I LOOK FOR IN A BUILDER?

A building project can be a timely process, it is important that you feel comfortable with your builder. It is essential that you trust them working in your home. We suggest find someone who you can see yourself communicating with often and will be able to work through difficulties should they arise. It is a great idea to get references from previous clients.

Ensure that every building project over $5000 in value is agreed to within a domestic building contract
Ensure that the builder you have engaged is able to provide insurance for any building project over $12,000 in value

WHAT ARE THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS I SHOULD LOOK FOR IN A BUILDER?

Look for a builder that is registered with the Victorian Building Authority

http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/practitioners