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BUILDING ADVICE AND ARTICLES

Provision for Wild Weather: Ensuring Your Home Stays Dry

Our roof systems are meticulously designed to withstand the regular rainfall patterns of a specific locality, with an additional margin for more severe weather events. However, in the face of unprecedented and intense rain, ensuring that water is effectively managed becomes crucial. The last thing

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ProBuilder’s Expertise in Seamless House Extensions

Life is a dynamic journey, and as it unfolds, our needs and desires evolve. Your home, a haven that mirrors your lifestyle, should adapt to these changes, offering features and layouts that resonate with your current aspirations. At ProBuilder, we understand the art of transformation,

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Embrace the New Year with ProBuilder.

As we step into the dawn of a new year, the team at ProBuilder in Brisbane is eager to inspire you to turn your renovation dreams into reality. With 35 years of building expertise in the Hamilton, Ascot, Clayfield, and surrounding areas, ProBuilder stands as

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ProBuilder – Moving Forward Into 2024

To say 2023 was tough as a builder is an understatement. After the profitless boom & covid, the general public may have felt things were getting easier in the building industry in 2023 but far from it. It seemed to be a continual drip feed

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No Job Is Too Big or Too Small For ProBuilder

When it comes to repairs and renovations, many homeowners face a common dilemma. They wonder whether a particular project is too big, too small, or simply too complicated to tackle. The truth is, with the right team by your side, there’s no project that can’t

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Preparing Your Home for the Holidays with ProBuilder.

The holiday season brings a unique blend of warm weather, outdoor gatherings, and a festive atmosphere. Whether you’re planning to host barbeques, pool parties, or simply want to create a holiday paradise for your loved ones, it’s time to prepare your home for a Summer

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Rescuing Ascot’s Historic Home

When it comes to home improvement, ProBuilder stands out as the go-to team for ”everything and anything.” Our most recent project had us taking on the restoration of one of Ascot’s oldest houses, facing a unique challenge; a leaking chimney. But it wasn’t just any

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Our Scope and Commitment to Every Project

At ProBuilder, we are frequently asked about the types of work we undertake and the size of projects we handle. Many wonder if a particular task is too small or too large for us. When you peruse our website and social media, you might find

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2023 Kitchen Renovation Trends

In the fast-paced world of interior design and home improvement, 2023 has ushered in a refreshing wave of change. It’s all about embracing clean lines, minimalism, and simplicity in our living spaces. If you’re considering a kitchen renovation, you’ll want to keep these trends in

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Exploring Kitchen Renovation Styles with ProBuilder

Are you considering a kitchen renovation to transform your cooking space into a culinary haven? The heart of any home, the kitchen, deserves special attention when it comes to upgrading. From modern minimalism to rustic charm, there’s a myriad of styles to choose from. In

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Creating the Ultimate Summer Outdoor Entertainment Area.

As the temperatures rise and the days get longer, there’s no better way to embrace the summer season than by transforming your outdoor space into the perfect entertainment area. Whether you’re looking to host backyard barbeques, pool parties, or simply unwind with family and friends,

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Reviving Your Culinary Oasis With ProBuilder

Renovating a kitchen isn’t just about updating appliances and sprucing up countertops; it’s a transformative journey that speaks to our innate desire for change and improvement. With 34 years of industry expertise, ProBuilder has emerged as the go-to experts for turning kitchen dreams into reality.

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DRONE UPDATE OF OUR MULTI-PURPOSE BUILDING PROJECT

The site has been cleaned, existing structures demolished and the ground scraped of grass and graded for efficient water shedding under the new building. We have had an ID survey completed so we know exactly where our boundaries are. We then set up our building

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Gold Coast Platinum Property Maintenance

You may not be aware, but ProBuilder have been working on both the Gold and Sunshine coasts for many years primarily on our Brisbane clients holiday homes and units. We noticed that the Gold Coast, especially suffers from so many of the repairs issues we

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Scaffolding, Safety & Money

One of the big problems in the building industry is compliance with safety and builders taking shortcuts to save money and trying to win that job on price. This is happening more than ever now as the building industry descends into unprecedented levels of hardship.

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Mastering Storage: Enhancing Your Spaces with Clever Design Tricks.

When planning your renovation project, it’s crucial not to overlook the importance of storage space. We highly recommend incorporating well-thought-out storage solutions into your design to maximise functionality and keep your living space organized and clutter-free. Customized storage options can be integrated seamlessly into the

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Our Approach to Construction Site Works.

Building site works can be disruptive and sometimes there is no way around undertaking a project and not destroying a yard or a garden through our access requirements. Most builders will simply have a clause that states “landscaping by owner” and this is an easy

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Watch Us Transform a backyard via drone

Imagine turning an abandoned and underutilized backyard into a stunning multipurpose haven. This is exactly what we working on at ProBuilder. Here is a photo (thanks to our drone) of our upcoming project where we are transforming this unused back yard into a multipurpose area

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The role of site support managers on building sites

Building sites are complex environments that require careful coordination and management to ensure smooth operations and successful project completion. Among the crucial roles in this ecosystem, Site Support Managers stand out as indispensable professionals. They possess specialized knowledge and expertise in construction, maintenance, and facility

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At probuilder we never shy away from a challenge.

Projects that push our builders out of their comfort zones, require them to expand their knowledge and skills. Taking on difficult tasks can foster professional development and personal growth, as we strive to overcome obstacles and learn new techniques or approaches. Which is one of

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Probuilder systems, processes & site safety

At ProBuilder, we are proud of the systems and processes that we have in place to help streamline our operations and to ensure that we deliver consistent, high quality workmanship. We also have clear communication channels in place. We provide regular updates on project progress,

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we take pride in our workmanship

At ProBuilder we are a big believer in taking pride in what you do no matter what your vocation in life. Whether its the earthmoving operator who presents a smooth, rubble free site only to know that its soon to be covered in concrete or

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Do not overlook window flashing

Whether you are building a new home or renovating, there are so many components to consider including window flashing. They are designed to provide a watertight seal around windows, preventing water from penetrating the walls and causing damage. The benefits of using window flashings include:

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What attributes make a good retaining wall?

A retaining wall is a structure that is designed to hold back soil or other materials and prevent them from sliding or collapsing. They can come in a variety of materials, but what attributes make a good retaining wall? Below are just a few: Proper

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What’s lurking behind your walls?

Do you know what’s behind your walls? It’s important to regularly inspect wall cavities and address any issues promptly to prevent further damage and ensure the safety of those living in the home. The types of damage that can be hidden behind the walls include:

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why does timber fade and peel so quickly?

Are you at the planning stages of renovating and are considering using timber. If so, you are not alone, as timber is very popular. Timber has a natural and warm aesthetic appeal that can add a touch of beauty, charm and character to a new

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The importance of home maintenance

No matter how well built or finished your house may be, it’s imperative in keeping it in top condition, as nothing is achieved by letting it go. With Queensland’s harsh sun, along with a solid 7 plus years of wet weather take their toll on

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Are There Costly Traps To Bathroom Renovations?

Bathrooms are one of the primary rooms to renovate in a home and across our 30+  year history, the team at Probuilder have renovated a lot of bathrooms!  When it comes to renovating bathrooms many homeowners and builders find themselves with costly traps that they

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What is a refurbishment?

When it comes to making changes to your home, two terms that are often used interchangeably are “renovation” and “refurbishment.”  But, what is the difference? A refurbishment is a home improvement project that involves making cosmetic changes to your home without making major structural changes.

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Water damage behind walls

What’s lurking behind your walls? From the road this beautiful home looked great. Up close told another story. This photo shows a section of rotten frame under the cladding from a hairline crack. During wet weather, via capillary action, water was constantly drawn in and

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