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Do You Need Permission To Knock Down A House?

Considering a knockdown rebuild project? You’ll need to book a demolition. Depending on the land and the local council, the demolition can be the trickiest part of a knockdown rebuild — but we’re here to help. In this article, we share some essential info about demolitions so you can decide whether or not a knockdown rebuild project is right for you.
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Your Guide To House Orientation in Australia

Ever wondered why your home is freezing cold in winter and boiling hot in summer? It all comes down to house orientation. This article explains the ins and outs of house orientation and how we factor orientation into our home designs and new builds.
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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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