How to Read a Floor Plan

If you’re building your own home, a floor plan is probably the most detailed and important part of the drafting process, and knowing how to read it is essential to understanding the inclusions in your home.

Feb 26, 2024

The Construction Journey

The construction journey is a complex and dynamic process that brings a vision to life. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a first-time homebuilder, the below guide will offer a roadmap to ensure a relatively seamless construction experience.     1. Site-works: Embarking on the construction journey begins with the…

Jan 24, 2024

BGC Home Magazine Issue 6: Behind the Build

    We are delighted to launch the much anticipated sixth edition of BGC Home Magazine, ‘Behind the Build’. This issue unravels the home building journey, from the initial slab pour to the finishing touches that make it uniquely yours. Building a home is an experience that reflects passion, creativity,…

Dec 06, 2023

Six spring energy-saving tips

Spring is a great time to think about the ways you’re using energy in your home. Our friends at Kleenheat have provided a useful guide for how to reduce your energy consumption this spring.   Clean your air conditioner As the weather starts to get warmer, it can be tempting…

Sep 22, 2023

Celebrating the Launch of BGC Trade

It is essential to recognise and celebrate the remarkable work completed by our tradespeople. The launch of the BGC Trade brand demonstrates our commitment to providing our trades with the support and resources they need to excel. By placing a focus on our trades and their invaluable contributions, BGC Housing…

Jul 10, 2023

2023 National NAIDOC Week

National NAIDOC celebrations are held across Australia in the first week of July each year (Sunday to Sunday), to celebrate and recognise the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The theme for 2023 is ‘For Our Elders’. Across every generation, our Elders have played, and…

Jul 03, 2023

Hettich: Discover AvanTech YOU Illumination

Hettich are proud to introduce the AvanTech YOU Illumination LED lighting within the drawer system, a stunning addition to any home.

Jun 28, 2023

Trevors Carpets: Pet-Friendly Flooring Recommendations

Choosing the right flooring for your home is essential when you have pets. Before picking out the flooring for your new home or undergoing renovations, Trevors Carpets have listed their top recommendations for pet-friendly products so that you never have to worry about coming home to scratches on shiny floorboards…

Jun 12, 2023

Ten Steps from Kleenheat to Secure Your Home Before Wintery Weather

From May to mid-November, the southern region of WA can experience cooler temperatures combined with rain, strong winds, and storms. It’s therefore a good idea to ‘winter-ise’ our homes, so we’re prepared for inclement weather conditions. Here are 10 steps to follow to help you prepare for and manage our…

May 22, 2023

Eco-Friendly Floorplans: Designing an Energy Efficient Home

Whilst all of our home designs meet energy-efficient standards, there is the opportunity when you build to further reduce your environmental footprint as well as your energy bills. Take a look at some recommendations to consider when building your home. Smart use of space. Smaller houses are inherently more efficient….

May 15, 2023

Wattyl – Monthly Colour Palette Inspiration

Looking for inspiration to freshen up your home? Each month in 2023, Wattyl selects a new colour palette to feature, showcasing their seasonal favourites. From humble beginnings over 100 years ago, Wattyl has grown to become one of Australia’s most loved and trusted paint brands. With the colour of the…

May 09, 2023

Design with Hettich – Cadro Framing

Kitchen Innovation: The Future of the Consumer Kitchen is Now EuroCucina 2022 marked the 23rd year of showcasing the latest kitchen trends and interior design as renowned designers, builders and industry-leading companies including Hettich convened at Fiera Milano, Italy for Europe’s largest kitchen trade show. As EuroCucina returns from its…

Apr 28, 2023

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