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5 WAYS TO USE MATTE BLACK IN YOUR HOME

August 12, 2016 / 0 comments

Matte black tap ware is hot in home interiors at the moment. It is a trend that hasn’t faded away, rather it is gaining in popularity. And for good reason – it looks great. However, if you live in a area where the water quality isn’t the best, you are right to worry about how the tap ware will look in a few years – or even months! Water build up leaving white marks is the most common worry but it is hard to say without giving it a go or speaking to someone in your area who also has the matte black tap ware.

TATTON TRI LEVEL SPLIT HOME!

29 / 07 / 2016 / 0 comments

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A introduction to the Tatton tri level split home.

When Adam and Fleur came to us with their sloping block in Atherton, we had to design a plan that worked with the slope, still gave them everything on their must have list and most importantly – stayed in their budget. Nathan came up with the idea of splitting the home into 3 levels heading down the block. Fleur loved this idea and went home that night and designed her floor plan. Fleur brought it back the next day and we got the ball rolling with our architect. 

10 REASONS TO CHOOSE DE JONG HOMES FOR YOUR NEW BUILD

22 / 07 / 2016 / 0 comments

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Choosing to build a new home is a exciting journey for you and your family. Building isn’t something that you do everyday, for most people it might be something they do once or twice in their lifetime. So it is important that you get it right, the first time and choose a builder that you are comfortable with. Here are 10 reasons you should choose De Jong Homes for your next build.

COMPLETED HOME | DARCY DRIVE

8 / 07 / 2016 / 0 comments

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We say this every time but we really mean it! Handing clients their keys to their new house is the greatest feeling. We know how excited they are, it just beams from their big smiles. And Angela was no exception. A delight from day one, Angela has been a dream client to build for. Smooth sailing the whole way.

Angela came to us with her own land looking for the perfect floor plan for herself and her little man. Without hesitation we knew the exact plan that would suit her – of course it was the Chevron. It has all the features you’d expect in a modern home but without the huge price tag. Perfect for first home buyers and small families. 

TIPS FOR A WARM AND COZY HOUSE THIS WINTER

10 / 06 / 2016 / 0 comments

Tips for a cozy home this winter | Wagga Builder De Jong Homes

Winter has certainly arrived this past week here in Wagga. The temperature has dropped, it is overcast and raining and dark before 5.30pm. While some may find these conditions drab and dreary – it doesn’t have to be this way inside your home. You can make your home a winter retreat with a few simple styling tips and tricks. So pop on your ugg boots, cuddle up on the lounge and think about how you can incorporate these tips in your home. You can hibernate the winter away in style!

SAVING MONEY ON YOUR HOUSE DESIGN.

27 / 05 / 2016 / 0 comments

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Saving money on your house design: Building your new home is exciting! Having the chance to get creative and design a home that is perfect for you and your family is half the fun. But it can be easy to get carried away and before you know it you have designed a floor plan that is way over your budget. With a few simple tricks and a bit of know how, you can design a floor plan that not only is your dream home, it is in your dream budget!

COMPLETED HOME – SPRINGVALE DRIVE

20 / 05 / 2016 / 0 comments

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Another client handover took place last week and we couldn’t have been more delighted with the completed home. The ‘Springvale Beauty’ was a project we thoroughly enjoyed and always gained a lot of attention over on our Facebook page. Built over the summer months, without being delayed by wet weather meant we had a easy and stress free build for our clients.

HOW TO CARE FOR STONE BENCH TOPS

5 / 05 / 2016 / 1 comments

How to care for your stone benchtops

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Using stone throughout your home is a luxurious touch that many people are choosing to splurge on. Stone is one way to add a wow factor to your home whilst still being durable and long lasting. Although stone is durable and robust, all stone manufacturers do have some tips and tricks to keep your stone looking as new for years to come.

2016 KITCHEN TRENDS

7 / 04 / 2016 / 0 comments

Wagga Builder - De Jong Homes 2016 Kitchen Trends

The kitchen really is the hub of the home. It is the space where your family comes together at the start of each day, and at the end. The space where we entertain our friends, sit and chat and the spot where we help our children with their homework while we cook dinner. It truly is a multi functional space now and kitchen trends and design reflect this.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LAMINATE AND VINYL FLOORING

24 / 03 / 2016 / 0 comments

 

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What is the difference between laminate and vinyl flooring? We get asked this alot! Both options are a very affordable option for your home. Vinyl is fast becoming very popular again with a vast range of colours, textures and styles. Don’t get confused by the old daggy vinyl of years gone by. Today’s new vinyl is luxurious, easy to maintain and available in so many colour options.  Both laminate and vinyl will allow you to recreate a high end look on a budget. Lets take a look at the two. 

COMPLETED HOME – BARTON AVE

4 / 03 / 2016 / 0 comments

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Client handovers are one of the best parts of our job. After working together with our client and forming a relationship over the duration of the build, it is a delight to had them the keys to their brand new home. In Laura’s case, it was her very first home – even more special. 

WAGGA BUILDERS – INTRODUCING OUR NEW QUICK START PACKAGES

1 / 03 / 2016 / 0 comments

House and Land Packages Wagga, Wagga Builder, De Jong Homes

We are excited to launch our new Quick Start Packages – these are house and land packages that are ready to go.

There’s no waiting for plans to come out of council, no wait for soil tests – all the hard work has been done.

All you need to do is sign the contract and we could possible start preparing the slab the very next day*