Thinking of Starting a New Renovation – Here is what you need to know

by Aug 6, 2018Expert Advice

With fewer empty blocks being available, particularly those sought after larger blocks, in the central areas of Perth, renovating a house is becoming a very popular choice. It saves the huge stress of spending hours every weekend attending home opens and auctions to purchase a new home, BUT it is important to remember the process does have its own considerations before you jump right in. So here at Dlux Builders we have put together a list of ‘NEED TO KNOWS’ so you can prepare for the exciting times ahead.


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Firstly you need to write yourself a list of what is important to you and what you want to achieve from your renovation. It could be a Second Storey, or that fully equipped Alfresco Kitchen alongside your new mosaic tiled Pool. Knowing what you would like to achieve can help to understand your budget before you start. It’s a great idea to have Nathan our builder at Dlux Builders working with you in this early stage to eliminate any disappointment later on. You dont want to have your plans drawn up with an architect only to realise, building it will be well over your budget.


Once you have established a design and budget, obtaining Planning Approval and a Building Permit from your local government body is the next step. Dlux Builders will handle this whole process for you, so for you it is simply a few forms to sign. But remember, this can be quite a time consuming process, anywhere between 5-7 months before building can commence. We are in contact with the governing bodies throughout this whole process so the best outcomes for you and your home are achieved.


You have gone through the process of selecting the right builder for your family and your dream home, and you have signed the contract with your agreed particulars. It’s time to begin construction. Depending on what extent your renovation is, you may decide to stay while the works are underway, or you may need to move out for a period of time. Dlux Builders has experience with clients staying in the home during a renovation. Keeping the site clean and having a respectful team in and around your home is important to us. Just remember, renovations can be noisy and dusty so make the decision that’s best for you. Dlux Builders will always provide you with a timeline for your project so you can plan during this period, but for now it’s time for you to enjoy the journey watching your dream design become reality.


We want you to understand and enjoy all stages of the renovations process; contact us for more detailed, no obligation, discussion on your custom home renovation. We know our personalised attention to detail will deliver brilliant results. The fact that we only work with an exclusive number of clients at any one time ensures that you experience exceptional client care and quality workmanship at all times. Our Perth based team look forward to chatting with you about your home.

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