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How To Maximise Your Building Budget

How To Maximise Your Building Budget

Before you can get started on the design and build of your new home, you must first establish a reasonable budget. Your building budget will shape your entire project – from the builder and architect or designer you choose, to the finishes and materials that you...

5 Reasons to Build in Warrnambool

5 Reasons to Build in Warrnambool

Photography by @bwr_photography86 Only a three hour drive from Melbourne, Warrnambool is a highly liveable seaside city, quickly becoming one of the most sought-after home destinations in Victoria. With incredible secluded beaches, breathtaking views, an inclusive...

Project Feature: Mervon

Project Feature: Mervon

Step inside our stunning yet simple Mervon home build – Bolden Constructions’ first ever Design and Construct project. Our team were approached to craft a low-maintenance modern home that would include three bedrooms, two bathrooms, an open-plan living, kitchen and...

Why It Pays to Engage a Builder Early

Why It Pays to Engage a Builder Early

Building your dream home is an incredibly exciting project, but its scope can mean it’s hard to know exactly where to start. Many clients will be inclined to start with an architect or building designer, developing plans before approaching a builder. However, this...

Concrete Homes are on the Rise. Here’s Why

Concrete Homes are on the Rise. Here’s Why

While the basic idea of concrete – a combination of cement, aggregate and water – has been around for many thousands of years, modern concrete is only now being considered as more than just a construction material, but a striking design element as well. These days,...

Project Showcase: Tasty Plate

Project Showcase: Tasty Plate

Did you know the team at Bolden Constructions can look after commercial projects as well? In late 2018, our team collaborated with Brophy Group & Mathew Morse Architect to relocate two of their community-based operations, Tasty Plate and Realise Enterprise, into a...

Start the Building Process in 2020, Pandemic or Not!

Start the Building Process in 2020, Pandemic or Not!

You’d be hard pressed to find someone whose plans haven’t been disrupted in the first few months of this year. If you were considering embarking on building your dream home in 2020, it may be tempting to put the entire process on hold. However, if building your home...

Project Showcase: Split Level Home

Project Showcase: Split Level Home

We recently completed a split-level project in Warrnambool that allowed us to really flex our building muscles. The site conditions presented a number of challenges, requiring an innovative approach. These included: • A large shed to the Western end of the block had...

What Does It Take To Build An 8-Star Off-Grid Home?

What Does It Take To Build An 8-Star Off-Grid Home?

Temperature control is one of the key considerations when it comes to building your home – especially when living in a climate as diverse as Australia’s! With extremely hot summers and cold and rainy winters, regulating the temperature inside your home is essential to...

What to Know About Building a Split-Level Home

What to Know About Building a Split-Level Home

When it comes to building your dream home, there are so many things to consider – should you opt for a single-storey dwelling, a triple-storey townhouse or a modern family home? If you’re building on a steep or sloped site, there can be even more to think about when...

5 Benefits of a Design and Construct Builder

5 Benefits of a Design and Construct Builder

Whether you have a really clear idea of your dream home in mind, or you’re unsure about what the final result will entail, a design and construct builder can help. This type of builder can help take the stress out of building, making our project a breeze from concept...

Square Metre Rates and Why You Should Avoid Them

Square Metre Rates and Why You Should Avoid Them

As custom home specialists in Warrnambool, we understand the unique nature of building a home, and all the costs that come with it. One of the most common questions we’re asked is ‘how much should I pay for my custom home?’ The easy answer to this question is there is...