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What Is An Integrated Retaining Wall?

If you’re planning to build on a sloping block, you may need to consider retaining walls at some point during the building process. At Montgomery Homes, we personally recommend integrated retaining walls over the standard isolated retaining wall. Learn more about these effective, space-saving retaining walls here!
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Knockdown Rebuild On A Sloping Block

Thinking of knocking down your house and rebuilding the home you’ve always wanted? If your house is on a hill, you might be wondering about the complexities of a knockdown rebuild on a sloping block. Here, we share all the essential information you need to know about the process.
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What Is A Stepped Slab and Why Do I Need One?

At Montgomery Homes, we are passionate about adapting our home designs to perfectly suit each individual block of land. Slightly sloping site? The stepped slab option may be perfect for you.
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Explaining Our Beautiful Kitchen Cabinet Materials

Cabinetry is one of the main focal points of your kitchen, so choosing the right kitchen cabinet materials is crucial! You want something durable that looks incredible, highlighting your unique sense of taste and style. We offer two luxurious materials in our Diamond and Sapphire Collections — 2-Pack Polyurethane and Melamine. Here, we explain the difference so you can make an educated decision about your new kitchen design.
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Guide To Buying Land And Building Later

Building a new home is a big deal but there’s one crucial factor that you need to consider for the building project to go off without a hitch. You need to purchase a vacant and viable block of land in a great location, not just for the builders but to ensure you have a wonderful life in a good neighbourhood that’s close to shopping centres, schools, public transport and more. Here, we share our guide to buying a block of land and building later.
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Three tips to hosting the first Christmas in your new home.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — Christmas 2021 has arrived. From the all-important Christmas lunch, to unwrapping gifts around the Christmas tree — we’ve put together three tips to hosting Christmas this year.
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The Bearers and Joists Solution to Sloping Building Sites.

No two blocks of land are the same — as the sloping site specialists, Montgomery Homes approach every block with the unique specifications of the block in mind. There are many benefits to building a bearers and joists structured house, especially when building on a steep site. Montgomery Homes have a wide range of sloping site home designs that are appropriate for a bearers and joists structure.
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Hebel Vs Brick: Why We’re Utilising Hebel Wall Panels

At Montgomery Homes, we’re committed to building strong, sturdy and cost-efficient homes for our clients, which is why we’re now offering Hebel wall panels alongside our bricks, cladding, moroka and more! Here, we compare Hebel vs brick and share the many benefits of this premium rendering material. Discover the difference for yourself — book a tour of our new Cayman 287 display home in New Lambton, our first display to be built with Hebel wall panels!
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What Is A Bulkhead & Why Do I Need One?

While a bulkhead doesn’t sound like the most desirable part of your home design, it can add some interesting dimension and style to your kitchen. Here, we explain what a bulkhead is used for and how it can add some much-needed dimensions to your kitchen and open-plan living space.
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