Period Home Renovation Specialists

As specialist renovation builders, we only work with older homes. We have an extensive understanding of the technical building methods and different cosmetic finishes found in period homes across Melbourne and we have the skills and experience required to fix them. We expertly repair, enhance, and extend Victorian-era terrace houses; we extend and bring tired […]

The Benefits of Home Renovations and Extensions

The Benefits of Home Renovations and Extensions Home renovations and extensions are quite an undertaking, but the result and added value to your property are worth the effort. Working with a specialist renovation and extension builder can help you achieve your home remodeling goals. Home renovations and extensions vs. renovation jobs If your primary goal is […]

Local Builder Company in Preston, Thornbury & Northcote

4 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Local Builder Renovations and extensions can boost the value of your home and add enjoyment to your living space. Choosing a specialist renovation builder to help bring your dreams to life can be stressful. With so many options, how do you know which is the best one? Choosing […]

House Extensions

Looking to take your home space to the next level? Literally or figuratively? New or bigger living spaces, kitchens, double storey extensions, outdoor living or outdoor kitchens: these are some of our favourite projects because they’re exciting for homeowners and families – just like you. Our expert builders help you create a smooth transition of […]

House Renovations

At Northern Building and Carpentry, we specialise in home renovations. From small renovations to large projects, we work with brick house renovations, period home renovations and everything in between. We love hands-on work that breathes new life to your home or adds something new and functional to complement your house’s charm or the room’s innate […]

Initial Consultation with Your Builder

The essential first step in any extension or renovation is for us to meet you on site. An informal, obligation-free consultation lets both parties decide whether we will be a good fit to work together. It also lets us physically inspect the site, note any unique features which will affect the build and discuss our […]

Initial Steps of Your Project

Building terminology Building plans Building plans form the basis of a Building Permit. They consist of endorsed council plans (if applicable), working drawings, structural engineering plans, soil reports and other technical information about how the proposed building will be constructed. Planning Permit A Planning Permit is required for some renovation and extension work but should […]

Kitchen Renovations

Everyone spends time in the kitchen. It’s where the kids do homework while eating. It’s where you all cook for the holidays, everyone pitching in. It needs to be big enough for everyone in the family to enjoy. Whilst we extend your home, we can also help you get everything done to make your kitchen […]

Bedroom Renovations

At Northern Building and Carpentry, we understand that everyone’s dream room is different, and your lifestyle can change. Families change. Kids grow up. Changing your home can be an ongoing process and we ensure our building practices follow the latest and best practice methods to ensure all changes made to your home add value and […]

Kitchen and Bath Renovations

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and the bath is where you often relax and recharge. These rooms should always be prioritised in your preferred design and function. As part of bigger home renovations and extensions, we specialise in quality kitchen and bathroom renovations. Once we have viewed the space and your ideas, […]