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Building new home

Building A New Home? Here’s Where To Start…

Have you always wanted to build your very own custom home but don’t know where to start? Within this blog, we will unpack all the preliminary steps to get you started. Building a new home can get overwhelming, especially if it is your first time. We know that if you follow these core steps, you […]

Building Process

The Step By Step Process Behind Building A Custom Home

By signing up for a custom home, you have agreed to a unique building process and result. Within this blog, we have shared the process required to build your dream custom home.   IT ALL STARTS WITH A MEETING As the first step of the process, it is essential! At this stage, your builder will […]

Maintenance checklist

ATN’s DIY Winter Maintenance Tips

As winter is well and truly here, we know there is some home maintenance in order. Due to the current lockdown, there is no better time to tick these off the list. Within this blog, we will highlight some helpful maintenance tips to tackle this winter.    So, let’s jump right in Check Your Smoke […]

3 Tips To Prevent You From Working With A Builder Going Broke

So, you’re finally ready to build your dream home but are fearful of a construction horror story? Maybe you have heard from a friend of a friend that their builder had gone broke and had to stop the job halfway in. In this blog, we have included all you need to know about avoiding placing […]

Design Mistakes

9 Biggest Home Design Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make

When it comes to designing your new home, there are many things to consider. Will your decisions be practical once you move in? Do not fear! In this blog, we have come up with some of the biggest home design mistakes to avoid. You can thank us later!   Using Dark Furniture in Small Spaces […]

building proposal

What A Detailed Building Proposal Should Include

So, you have decided to build your dream home, but of course, you need a builder. After doing your research, you have found a potential winner but before signing any contracts, we need a proposal. Within this blog, we uncover everything that should be included in a detailed building proposal. When we say detailed, we […]

Why You Need To Know About Precision When Building Your New Home

Do you know that a lack of precision and accuracy within a construction project, can cause detrimental issues both during and after a job is completed? Within this blog, we will reveal the importance of working with a precision builder.    Precision is defined as ‘the quality, condition, or fact of being exact and accurate,’ […]

Communication

5 Steps For Achieving Great Client–Builder Communication

We have all heard the saying ‘communication is key’ and that especially suited in the construction industry. Imagine choosing a builder for your dream home but they are not communicating with you. ‘What is happening next? Have there been any changes to my completion date or cost? There is nothing worse than uncertainty when it […]

Custom build

Custom build vs Project Home? Why Choose Custom

If you have reached this blog, the odds are you are deciding between a custom build or project home. If that is the case, we are glad you are here! In this blog, we will explore the differences between a home built by a custom home builder and a project home company, and hopefully make […]