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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 a local builder is one of the best ways to reduce any anxiety you may have over moving forward with a home renovations and extensions project. Here are a few reasons why ‘going local’ is your best bet for a quality job.

1. Availability

Fewer things are more frustrating than trying to work with a renovation builder that is not local. Many people prefer that face-to-face style of communicating with service providers that simply cannot happen if you are dealing with a company that is in a different city or state. Big home renovations and extensions companies may have less availability, leaving you waiting weeks or months before they can book you in.

2. Locality

Speaking of ‘big box’ companies, when you choose to hire out your home extensions or renovations projects to them, you never know who will be showing up on your doorstep to do the work. Many large companies use subcontractors to fulfil work orders. That means the company has little control over how the work is performed since it is not being carried out by their own employees. This can compromise quality.

3. Value

Home renovation costs can be considerable, especially for a full renovation or remodelling. The median spends on home renovation projects according to the most recent figures from Houzz is $20,000. Working with local builders almost always saves you money in the long run. They are willing to go the extra mile to secure savings on materials and labour to help keep your home renovation costs down.

4. Community

Local renovation builders are a part of your community. They live, work, and spend their earnings within the same community as you. They take pride in the work they are doing for their neighbours, which means you can rest assured you will get top-notch services.

Renovation builders you can trust

Working with a local builder you can trust is a crucial part of any home extensions and renovations project. At Northern Building & Carpentry Pty Ltd, what sets us apart is our carpentry-based focus, small company structure, and commitment to a hands-on approach to all projects. We may be small and ‘old-fashioned’ by some standards, but as members of your community, we take pride in our work. We know that a job well done with you means word-of-mouth recommendations to your family and friends in need of our services in the future. Contact us for a hassle-free consultation on your next home extensions and renovations project.