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Tweed Heads is Progressing – Opening Soon

New Tweed Heads Office

Work is going well on the new Stroud Homes Tweed Heads office, set to open on schedule in November. What was once an old Chinese restaurant has undergone a dramatic transformation and now looks more like a renovation project, soon to be a wonderful office location. The renovation works will convert the location into a clean display room full of the fixtures, colour charts, designs and images of planned homes - but it’s the friendly faces of Matt and Nicky Lowson that will light up the … [Read more...]

Dynamic Duo Opening Brisbane North Office

Ben & Jace from Brisbane North chatting to James Stroud

Stroud Homes will soon have an office in North Lakes, with passionate builders Ben Rogers and Jace Keirnan looking after the growing Brisbane North housing market. Bringing 13 years of experience in the building industry, Ben has worked as a carpenter for a number of years, has run his own business and operated as a sub contract builder. Starting out as a bricklayer … [Read more...]

Tweed Heads Office Opening Soon!

Tweed Heads Builders Matt & Nicky Lowson

Matt Lowson and his wife Nicky have been running Stroud Homes in the Tweed Heads area and they’re looking forward to having an office where they can meet with people wanting to talk about building a new home. Once the doors open in November you’ll be able to get an idea of the standard of the items going into your house, and talk to Matt about your dream home. “You’ll also see everything with a smile and friendly, happy people wanting to build your home” Matt says. Starting out as a … [Read more...]

Stroud Homes Sunshine Coast Opening Day

Saturday saw a great day for us as we opened our new Stroud Homes office in Minyama, Sunshine Coast. It was a great turnout and we saw about 20 to 30 happy faces come through to meet the team. We had face painting for the kids to they were entertained while we had a chance to talk to local families and everyone got to meet our newest franchise manager, Dan Chapman. Those who came down on the open day would have been greeted by his friendly smile. A Sunshine Coast local, Dan has lived here … [Read more...]

Efficient heating and cooling for your home

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Keeping your house at a comfortable temperature during winter or summer need not come at a high price. There are a few things you can do to get the most out of your air conditioning system and ensure it runs efficiently. Some tips on keeping your home warm or cool on a budget: Use heavy curtains or blinds - 40% of heat escapes from uncovered windows. Let the sun in during winter to warm your house, and keep the sun out in summer to keep cool. Clean or replace air conditioning filters … [Read more...]

Brisbane Granny Flat Builder Stroud Homes Unveils Development Designed To Prepare for an Ageing Australia — and Boost Rental Income for Investors

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Australia’s population is ageing and while that signifies favourable results like improved life expectancy, it also impacts infrastructure requirements and congestion in cities, among others. To mitigate such outcomes and relieve budget pressures for the Australian government toward funding aged care, Stroud Homes offer granny flats as one way to resolve an ageing population. Queensland, Australia – Australia’s population is projected to age dramatically over the next several years. Aussies … [Read more...]

What You Need To Know About Toowoomba Soil Types And How They Affect Construction

There’s this children’s song that goes: “Don’t build your house on the sandy land, don’t build it too near the shore. Well, it might look kind of nice, but you’ll have to build it twice, oh, you’ll have to build your house once more.” This song may be intended for kids, but it effectively brings to light the importance of soil types in establishing a good foundation for buildings. Construction companies know this all too well, which is why prior to the actual building process, they … [Read more...]

Versatile Structures Courtesy Of A Brisbane Granny Flat Builder

Among families with elderly people living with them, granny flats have become a popular option. But what exactly are granny flats? Granny flats are a type of housing structure where a smaller, self-contained unit is attached to a larger main home. Basically, it is like having two structures on the same plot of land. Typically, the smaller structure is located at the back portion of the main structure and can either share the same yard or be sectioned off using fences. As a self-contained … [Read more...]

Pimpama Builders Reveal 5 Great Reasons To Choose The Gold Coast City Suburb

Pimpama is situated in the northern area of Gold Coast City. It is the last existing rural town on the Pacific Motorway that sits between Gold Coast and Brisbane. As if that weren’t enough, this little-known suburb is also 30 km north of Surfer’s Paradise, another suburb that features a wide surf beach. However, an extremely alluring location is just one of the many reasons why Pimpama is fast-becoming a rather favourable area to move into. And builders are investing. Here are five other … [Read more...]

[Interview] Toowoomba Soil Types For New Home Construction

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An early part of every new home building project is identification of the type of soil on the property and its impact on the build. In this interview, Patrick Neville from Stroud Homes Toowoomba will take you through what you need to know about soil types, soil testing and the implications for your new home. Interview Transcript: Mick: Welcome back listeners. It’s Mick here and I’m talking with Patrick Neville from Stroud Homes Toowoomba and today we’re going to be talking about … [Read more...]