Grand Designs Australia

DREAM BIG

What questions should homeowners ask themselves before beginning their grand design?

• What is it that we are trying to achieve?

• Are we doing this for short-term gain or to build life-long memories?

• From where can we draw inspiration?

• What is our realistic budget? Does this include a contingency for going over by 10-15 per cent?

• Consider investing in higher-quality products so they last longer, meaning less expense later to replace them.

• Consider

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