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Ducted or Split System Air-Con? Which one should you choose when building your home.

Is Air-Conditioning on your wish list when building your new home? Keep Cool this Summer in your new air-conditioned home. The big question do I go Ducted or Spilt System? Here are some factors to Consider before Investing in a cooling system for your home – What system will be the most Energy Efficient? The answer to this question depends on the size area you want to cool. If you are looking to cool or heat a single area, a ductless spilt system unit Read More...

Looking to build but haven’t found land? Here is some information about some estates that still have land available to purchase.

The Crest Estate Located off Ground water Rd on the popular South Side this boutique estate has a few remaining blocks available in the first stage with the second stage under construction. The blocks are all benched & leveled ready for you to build on with a north easterly view capturing the breeze. This estate is close to schools and shops. Sovereign Heights The newest of estates on the South Side with stage one completed and stages 2, 3 & 4 now selling. Read More...

How To Chose Colours For Your Home

Building your own home is exciting. But it can be a little daunting when it comes to choosing colours. Here at Stirling, we have our own Interior Design Colour Consultant to help you through the whole process, but we thought we would also share with you a few tips to consider to help make the process a little easier. Neutrals are always best. Why? Neutral colours are less offensive and help for re-sale as it appeals to a wider range of buyers. Lighter Read More...

Why We Use Caesarstone in our Kitchens

Caesarstone is a premium quartz surface made up of 93% natural quartz aggregates and 7% of organic pigments and enhanced polymer resin which is what holds the surface together. Founded in 1987 in the Roman city of Caesarea this is a high quality, durable yet aesthetically pleasing surface suitable for commercial and residential use for kitchen bench tops, splash backs, bathroom vanities, furniture and wall panelling. Caesarstone came to Australia in 2001 and has quickly become a popular manufacturer for Read More...

Tips on How to Present your Home to Achieve the Best Sale Price and the Quickest Sale

Our home for most of us is our biggest and most valuable investment.  Whether you bought your home with  the intention of re-sale  or circumstances have changed and you must re-sell we all usually want two things.  The best price we can achieve and a quick sales process.  The thought of open homes and endless inspections is scary. Here are five simple ways you can transform your property. #stirlinghomesdesign #propertypresentation #propertystyling #homestyling #stageforsale PAINT Paint is an amazingly simple and inexpensive way Read More...

8 Important Questions to Ask Your Builder Before Signing Your Building Contract

Buying or building a new home will most likely be the largest purchase you ever make. I know it was for me. Selecting the right builder for your new home is important. Your building experience should be exciting and fun. Your builder should be there to help you from start to finish and exceed your expectations.  They will help you design and offer fixtures and fittings to suit your needs and budget. A good builder will explain the building Read More...

Choosing the right Hardwood for your New Home

Stirling Homes QLD use a sawmill that is committed to sustainable forest practices and tree planting for the future. They specialise in rough sawn and sized hardwood timber.   Australia has some of the most durable and beautiful timbers in the world due to its native hardwoods sourced from managed forests, plantations and farm forestry. Hardwoods and softwoods are determined not by their strength but by their reproduction. Both woods can be used for either structural or decorative purposes, some being more suitable then others. Hardwood trees tend to be slower Read More...

Building a Duplex in Gympie or Sunshine Coast

Have you considered buying a block that allows a Duplex Gympie or Sunshine Coast region?  Why not increase your return by considering this option?  Duplex’s are in high demand.  Duplex’s are perfect for elderly down sizing, young working couples/singles and families who have dual living arrangements. There are numerous advantages to building a duplex.  If you are older a smart option could be using your superfund to secure a safe investment for your future retirement. Young investors looking for a high return on your money Read More...

How To Be A Chef At Home With Stirling Homes

Here at Stirling Homes we understand that we all love having amazing food but can’t all be chefs in the kitchen! Which is why for the month of April if you sign a contract with Stirling Homes Queensland we will upgrade your kitchen appliances to 900mm Euro Premium Products for FREE! Euro Premium Appliances bring gorgeous Italian design and quality in a perfect range for Australian lifestyles. With having a sleek stylish design that is easy to clean and function, Read More...

Colorbond Roof – Gympie & Sunshine Coast

Here at Stirling Homes, we pride ourselves on quality inclusions as standard. One of our most important standard inclusions is Colorbond roofing. This roofing – along with an Anticon roof blanket for energy efficiency, noise reduction and condensation control – is perfect for our Queensland climate. Another important factor for us, is supporting local businesses. Steeline Roofin’ Spot are our local manufacturer of Colorbond products. They source the steel from Bluescope Steel, whose products are made in Australia. As a Read More...