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Why Choose Design and Construct

Why Choose Design and Construct

Design and construct is becoming an increasingly popular option for those looking to streamline their construction project. With your design team and building team under the one roof, you can relax and actually enjoy the process, instead of acting as a ‘middleman’...

How to Fuse Modern and Edwardian Style

How to Fuse Modern and Edwardian Style

Built from 1901 onwards, Edwardian-style or ‘Federation’ homes continue to be extremely popular among Melburnians today.  Characterised by their stained-glass windows and red-brick exteriors, these beautiful homes never go out of style – and can easily be adapted to...

How to Restore an Edwardian Family Home

How to Restore an Edwardian Family Home

Melbourne’s Edwardian homes offer boundless potential to anyone looking to undertake a heritage restoration. Lacking the heaviness and ornate clutter of previous Victorian-era houses, Edwardians are a fantastic choice for restoration due to a light and spacious style...

Architectural Collaboration

Architectural Collaboration

Q&A with Katherine Stewart from Page Stewart As modern day builders, we understand the importance of collaboration here at SECON Constructions. Over the years, we’ve teamed up with a number of high-quality architects and designers on our remarkable Bayside homes....

How to Avoid Budget Blowout When Building

How to Avoid Budget Blowout When Building

Picture this: You’ve decided to build a brand new home. You’ve found a design you love, a builder you trust, the perfect place to build, a timeline that suits you and a plan that is seemingly within your budget. But then the build starts, unforeseen costs begin to...

Why Do Builders Charge for Quotes?

Why Do Builders Charge for Quotes?

At SECON Constructions, we put the highest level of effort, quality and attention to detail into everything we do, and this includes providing quotes. While some volume builders offer a basic 2 page quote for a construction project, we offer a comprehensive building...

What Does It Cost to Build a New Home in Melbourne?

What Does It Cost to Build a New Home in Melbourne?

One of the most common mistakes we see clients make when planning to build their dream home is not having a proper grasp of the costs involved in building. We often see clients putting aside $1 million, but that often doesn’t account for all the additional costs such...

7 Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2020 and Beyond

7 Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2020 and Beyond

Have you started embracing the latest changes to the architecture and design industries yet? Over the past 20 years, construction has evolved to pave the way towards a future where traditional spatial concepts will no longer be valid.  This shift...

Quality vs Price: What To Look For When Choosing a Builder

Quality vs Price: What To Look For When Choosing a Builder

There’s really no bigger decision than choosing the right builder for your home. Building a home is a huge financial and emotional investment, and you want to make sure that at the end of the building process, you end up with a wonderful home that lives up to your...

5 Ways to Highlight Your Home’s Heritage Style

5 Ways to Highlight Your Home’s Heritage Style

A heritage home offers a warmth, cosiness and charm that can be hard to replicate in modern construction. In fact, some say when you buy a heritage home, you’re merely preserving history and looking after it for the future generations. As owners of a heritage home...

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