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The importance of communication in building

The importance of communication in building

When looking for a builder to craft your luxury custom home, you’ve probably focused on the builder’s reputation, the extent of their experience and the type of services they specialise in. While these attributes are certainly very important to ensuring a quality...

The benefits of a detailed cost analysis

The benefits of a detailed cost analysis

When beginning the exciting journey of building your dream home, it can be tempting to start by sourcing a number of ‘free quotes’. While it may seem there is little risk involved in a ‘free’ process, it could end up costing you more than you think. ...

How to create a contemporary California bungalow

How to create a contemporary California bungalow

Q&A with Bagnato Architects Originating in the early 1900s, the California bungalow is a type of residential architecture that first became popular in the United States, and later all over the world – especially in Australia. Sweeping Melbourne suburbs between...

How to choose a high-quality custom builder

How to choose a high-quality custom builder

Building your very own custom home is such an exciting experience. One of the very first things you’ll have to do after you’ve made the decision to build, is select a high-quality builder who is the right fit for the job.  With so many construction companies out...

The architectural features of a home

The architectural features of a home

When designing and building an architectural home, there are plenty of features to incorporate, all of which can improve the functionality and aesthetics of the final result. As Moonee Valley’s leading home builder, we’ve built countless homes with outstanding...

Why you should never build a home without a cost analysis

Why you should never build a home without a cost analysis

We understand the allure of a free quote. You might see it as a chance to obtain a ballpark cost of your custom home with no strings or financial investment attached, however a free quote is rarely worth the paper it’s written on.  While free quotes may be useful...

5 reasons to select a custom builder

5 reasons to select a custom builder

With more time being spent at home than ever before, we’re realising how much the design and functionality of a home can dictate our daily lives. However, when you build a home from a pre-designed plan or engage a volume builder to create your space, this isn’t always...

Our top predictions for home design trends in 2021

Our top predictions for home design trends in 2021

We've finally said goodbye to the year that was and are looking forward to a much-more positive 2021 here at Sheridan Building. While most would prefer to forget the last 12 months, they have undeniably had an impact on the world of home design, with shifting trends...

Ways to incorporate natural materials into your home

Ways to incorporate natural materials into your home

Everyone’s dream home is different, but there is one design touch that never seems to go out of style – natural materials.  A natural design creates a sense of warmth and cosiness and is one of the easiest ways to turn a house into a home. From timber features to...

How to budget for a new custom home

How to budget for a new custom home

Creating a custom home from scratch can feel equal parts exciting and daunting – particularly when you’re considering the costs involved. From engaging a builder to sourcing the fittings and deciding on your final design, the total can quickly add up. Fortunately,...

HIA feature: Born to thrive

HIA feature: Born to thrive

Originally published in Housing Magazine. The ongoing pandemic has ushered in an economic recession, with many businesses and workers in the building industry hit hard across the country. But for Melbourne-based Sheridan Building, these uncertain times have coincided...

The advantages of engaging a builder early

The advantages of engaging a builder early

The situation: You’ve decided to invest in building a new custom home or renovating your existing space, but you’re confused about where to begin. Who should you call or engage first? Who is the best person to help mould your ideas into tangible house plans?  A lot of...