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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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Freestanding vs Inset Bath Designs

The bathtub is a crucial consideration when designing a brand new bathroom. There are thousands of baths available on the market but in the end, it all comes down to two fundamental bath designs: freestanding baths and inset baths. Here, we share the advantages of freestanding baths vs inset baths to help you choose!
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10 Narrow Block Homes That Prove You Can Build On A Small Block

Got your eye on a block of land in your dream location but worried a house won’t fit there? A lot of our customers are in the same position — especially in Greater Sydney. Building a home on a narrow block doesn’t have to be a challenge, nor does it have to limit the design possibilities. Here, we share 10 gorgeous narrow block homes that prove you can still build on a small block.
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5 Tips to Achieve the Designer Look in Your Home with Shaynna Blaze.

When building a new home, sourcing modern interior design ideas and inspiration may be high on your to-do list. From taking advantage of natural light, to adding a splash of your personality — be inspired by these interior design ideas from Shaynna Blaze.
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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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Introducing the Montgomery Homes New Home Visualiser Tool.

When it comes to making the colour and appliance selections for your new home, it can be a bit overwhelming. With the Montgomery Homes New Home Visualiser Tool, you are able to compare different colours, textures and finishes on your home design facade — plus, explore the range of internal inclusions and upgrades ahead of your Selections Appointment.
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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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How to find your tiling pattern inspiration.

From herringbone tile, to brickbond, to vertical stack bond — when it comes to finding tiling inspiration for your new home, the options are endless. THYNK Group are the experts when it comes to tiles — their experienced interior designers will guide you through your tile selections to ensure your new Montgomery Home is a house you will truly feel at home in.
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