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What To Look Out For During Home Inspections

November 6, 2017  by admin  |  News

What to Look Out For During Home Inspections

You’ve secured funds, looked at some options and you’re almost ready to make a decision! How’s the anticipation of a home inspection! But don’t let your excitement override the main reason for your visit: inspecting. During your home inspection, you need to be as sharp as a tack – don’t let anything go unnoticed! We know – that’s easier said than done. So how can you make your next home inspection a bit easier? Well, the best way is to prepare a list of things to look out for. Luckily, we’ve made a start for you. Continue reading What To Look Out For During Home Inspections

Decorating your New Home: 7 Expert Tips

October 8, 2017  by admin  |  News

Decorating your New Home: 7 Expert Tips

So, after all the hard work and stress, your new home is done and dusted. It’s looking every bit as flash as you had hoped – what now? Now, it’s time to decorate. Decorating your home can be a rewarding experience for so many reasons. But it can also be a challenge if you haven’t had the opportunity to do so before. That’s why we’ve gathered some expert tips for decorating your new home! Continue reading Decorating your New Home: 7 Expert Tips

The Many Benefits of Using Experienced Builders

September 4, 2017  by admin  |  News

 

The Many Benefits of Using Experienced Builders

Whether you are building a residential or commercial project, using an experienced builder is always a good idea. Building projects are a huge investment in both time and money, so it pays to take the steps necessary to protect your investment. Choosing an experienced builder is the best way to do so. You will see the benefits of using experienced builders from the very beginning of your project. Their management of the work will be precise, professional and effective. Continue reading The Many Benefits of Using Experienced Builders

Green Home Building – Five Tips to a More Sustainable Home

July 25, 2017  by admin  |  News

Green Home Building – Five Tips to a More Sustainable Home

Think green home building is a passing trend or the domain of hippies with composting toilets? Think again! The global temperature is rising and the cost of green technology is dropping so if you’re building a new home, considering its sustainability is just smart. Improving the eco-friendliness of your home minimises energy consumption, maximises health benefits and reduces your environmental impact. Consider these five tips to make your dream home a green home.   Continue reading Green Home Building – Five Tips to a More Sustainable Home

Common Mistakes when Building your First Home and How to Avoid Them

June 2, 2017  by admin  |  News

Common Mistakes when Building your First Home and How to Avoid Them

Building your first home? Everyone’s heard the horror stories. The build that ran months longer than expected. The cracks that appeared in the slab. The building company that folded leaving a trail of broken hearts and half-finished homes. It’s easy to be overwhelmed by what can go wrong when you pour your heart and soul into your dream home. Continue reading Common Mistakes when Building your First Home and How to Avoid Them

A Guide to Home Inclusions And Optional Extras

May 5, 2017  by admin  |  News

A Guide To Home Inclusions And Optional Extras

When you choose to build a new home, you should be confident that the new build will include everything you need. The design and finishes should also meet your expectations. One of the benefits of building a new home is that everything will be brand new, featuring the colours, materials and appliances you chose. But it’s important to understand that the home you’re building may not look the same as the display home. Display homes are fitted with extras to show potential buyers what the builder can offer in terms of home design options. Continue reading A Guide to Home Inclusions And Optional Extras

Home Building Trends 2017

March 31, 2017  by admin  |  News

Home Building Trends 2017

New home on the horizon? If you’re after an on-trend home, it’s time to ditch plans for an all-white, high gloss kitchen, neutral grey walls and copper accents. 2017 has arrived with a bang. Get ready for an explosion of unique materials, colours and textures that’ll wow you if you care more for setting the pace than following the flock. Here’s the most exciting home building trends heading your way. Continue reading Home Building Trends 2017

How to Choose a Commercial Building Contractor

March 2, 2017  by admin  |  News

How to Choose a Commercial Building Contractor

Commercial building is complex and commercial builders must adapt to the unique needs of their clients. Unlike domestic and residential construction, commercial building services are centred on business requirements. Your business undoubtedly has certain requirements that are quite distinct. To meet these needs, it is very important that you choose a reliable and experienced commercial building contractor. However this is not always as easy as it seems. There are many commercial building contractors available, but not all of them offer the same services. Before you commit to a contractor, do some research and find one that is perfect for you. Continue reading How to Choose a Commercial Building Contractor

Building on a sloping block of land? Here’s what you need to know

February 2, 2017  by admin  |  News

Building on a sloping block of land? Here’s what you need to know

Have you found the perfect block of land, but are wary of building on a slope? That’s understandable, but there are many common misconceptions regarding building on a sloping block. Building on a sloping block can be done well and with ease in many cases. In fact, many of Queensland’s most sought after homes are constructed on sloping blocks. Continue reading Building on a sloping block of land? Here’s what you need to know

The Features That all Builders Should Offer

November 30, 2016  by admin  |  News

The features that all builders should offer

If you are in the market for builders to undertake a homebuilding project of any other construction services, then there are a few things you should expect from them. Regardless of whether your building project is big or small, you deserve to get the best for your money and this often comes down to choosing the right builder. In a place like Bundaberg, however, this might be easier said that done. Continue reading The Features That all Builders Should Offer

Buy or Build: When You Should Get New Home Builders

October 31, 2016  by admin  |  Murchie Homes, News

Buy or Build: When You Should Get New Home Builders

For those who are in the market for a new home, there is one question that is sure to arise: buy or build? The choice to build your own home or buy an existing one is perhaps the first thing that you need to consider when you are thinking about buying a house. Ultimately, it is a matter of personal preference, however there are many distinct advantages to building your own home from scratch and particularly so in the Bundaberg region. Continue reading Buy or Build: When You Should Get New Home Builders

Why you need experienced home builders

August 30, 2016  by admin  |  Articles, News

Why you need experienced home builders in Bundaberg

Bundaberg is a great place to build your own home; affordable land prices, beautiful scenery and a great lifestyle all contribute to Bundaberg’s appeal. However, building a new home does require quite a lot of planning and attention to detail, which can be a challenge for first home buyers or those who have not built their own home before. To make sure that the process runs as smoothly as possible, it is important to find a reputable home building company to guide you through the process, and the best sign that your homebuilder is reliable, is experience. Experienced home builders will offer you a range of benefits and assurances that inexperienced operators simply can’t provide. Building companies with 50 years experience will offer you quality workmanship, competitive prices, great service and a unique house that is perfectly suited to your needs.

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Choosing a Builder in Bundaberg: What to Look For

July 20, 2016  by admin  |  Articles, News

Choosing a Builder in Bundaberg: What to Look For

Bundaberg is a rapidly growing town and a large proportion of its growth can be seen in the building sector. The growing population has increased demand for new homes, businesses and infrastructure and with this, there has been considerable growth in the building industry as a whole. This presents both positive and negative implications; an abundance of builders means that Bundaberg is well positioned to maintain its growth, however not all of the builders in the local industry operate at the same standard. Some building companies simply do not offer the quality service, attention to detail, and community commitment to which you are entitled. Because of this, it is important to research any building company before committing to a contract with them.

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Setting Up Shop In A Centre? Here’s What You Need To Know About A Shopping Centre Fitout

April 1, 2016  by admin  |  News, Shop and Office Fitting

Here's What You Need To Know About A Shopping Centre Fitout

Before you rush out and start designing your shop front and interior design, read this! There is more to know than you think.

The perfect shop space has just become available and you want to make it yours. A bricks and mortar store for your business has unlimited benefits, but there are crucial responsibilities you need to know before you begin your shopping centre fitout.

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What is The Best Home Building Process?

December 22, 2015  by admin  |  News

Murchie Constructions

Building a home can be a challenging undertaking – there is a seemingly unlimited array of factors that must be accounted for and this can be somewhat daunting to those who have no experience in the field. This guide serves to outline some of the major aspects of the home building process and attempts to answer the question – what is the best home building process?

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Bundaberg’s Best Suburbs For Building A Luxury Home

October 14, 2015  by admin  |  Murchie Homes, News

Bundaberg’s Best Suburbs For Building A Luxury Home

What makes a suburb the best in its area? It isn’t just one thing. Invariably, it’s a unique combination of factors – outstanding natural beauty, great schools, public transport, local amenities and cleverly-planned infrastructure. It’s about everything you need to carve out a great lifestyle and achieve that perfect work-life balance.

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Are You Planning to Renovate a Luxury Home in Bundaberg?

September 9, 2015  by admin  |  News

Are You Planning to Renovate a Luxury Home in Bundaberg?

What is it that sets a home apart from everyone else’s and elevates it to the status of a luxury home? It’s an elusive set of qualities, but instantly recognisable. Opulence or understated elegance. Innovative design and ingenious use of the available space. Attention to the smallest details and only the highest quality finishes. All of those features beautifully combined in the one exquisite package. When you set out to renovate a luxury home, you want the finished product to be both a sanctuary and a show stopper. Choose the wrong home renovator and you’ll end up with a budget blowout and a disappointing end result: Something that’s unfortunately more lowbrow than luxury. That’s why you need to you have an award-winning and experienced luxury home renovation company on your side from start to finish.

Continue reading Are You Planning to Renovate a Luxury Home in Bundaberg?

Five Things You Need to Know about Quality Shop Fit Outs in Bundaberg

July 17, 2015  by admin  |  Articles, News, Shop and Office Fitting

Quality shop fit outs in Bundaberg

So, you’re going into business for the first time? Or maybe you have an established business and you’re looking to revamp an existing shop? Perhaps things are going so well for you that you’re looking to spread your wings and set up shop in a completely new location? Whatever the reason, getting a quality shop fit out in Bundaberg is the most important investment you can make in the future success of your business. Creating a good first impression is imperative in drawing customers in to your shop and may be just the reason why a customer will chose your business over one of your competitor’s. Presentation should be your number one priority! Here’s five ways to ensure that you get a quality shop fit out in Bundaberg:

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Shop Fit Outs Bundaberg – Going into Business?

July 7, 2015  by admin  |  Articles, Commercial Builders, Commercial Projects, News

Shop Fit Outs Bundaberg – Going into Business?

You’ve long dreamed of casting off the shackles and drudgery of working for someone else. You want to go into business for yourself. You’ve made the sacrifices, drawn up, tossed aside and re-imagined your business plan. You’ve talked to the bank and now you have the money to make that dream a reality. Here you are, in the homestretch and you can almost taste your success as it becomes a tangible, delectable reality. Now is not the time to drop the ball and opt for a second-rate shop fit-out .

If you’re going into business in Bundaberg, your shop fit-out has the potential to make or break your business. Appearance is everything. Get it right and you’ll reap the rewards. Get it wrong and you might as well shut up shop and start emailing out your resume.

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Office design and decoration trends for 2015

April 5, 2015  by admin  |  Articles, News

Office design and decoration trends for 2015

Are you planning to redesign or decorate your office in the year 2015? New trends may help you choose the changes you will implement in your workplace, so it looks great and functions well too. A well-designed workplace will be a pleasure for everyone involved. With the right office design, being at work will not feel like being at work!

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Features of a prestige home

January 26, 2015  by admin  |  Articles, News

Features of a prestige home

What makes a prestige home different from a standard development? What features of a home cause it to stand out on the street so people passing by are instantly impressed? Let’s explore options for making your new home elegant and stunning. Continue reading Features of a prestige home

3 Ways a Retail Redesign Will Have Customers Flocking Back

November 4, 2014  by admin  |  News, Shop and Office Fitting

Retail Redesign to Have Customers Coming Back

The internet is here and it’s not going away – no matter how much we wish it wasn’t so, the marketplace has expanded, competition is brutal and this post digital age, there are no prisoners, only victors. It’s a hard position for a bricks and mortar store to be in when convenience and price points are just a finger swipe away. While you should really get on that, refreshing your in-store design in these three audience grabbing ways might give you a fighting chance. Murchie Constructions are the experts in putting together the puzzle pieces other companies lay out for us – everybody from McDonalds to a number of prestige home designers have used our service to realise their visions. And we’ve learned a few things along the way… Continue reading 3 Ways a Retail Redesign Will Have Customers Flocking Back

Does your shop need a new shop fit out?

October 8, 2014  by admin  |  Articles, News

Does your shop need a new fit out?

If you own and operate a retail shop, you will want it to look its best. All shops need new fit outs at some stage, but you will need to decide if you are actually ready for one now. You will want the investment of money and time that you make, to return its self in other ways. There will need to be a specific purpose, and a goal that you want to achieve when you make the decision to install a new shop fit out. Continue reading Does your shop need a new shop fit out?

Does Your Shop Front Sell Your Business?

August 20, 2014  by admin  |  Articles, News, Shop and Office Fitting

Does Your Shop Front Sell Your Business?

As a shop owner, you probably put a lot of time and effort into visual merchandising and maintaining your store to encourage customers and increase profits. But owners often neglect the first thing the customer sees – the shop front.

When it comes to attracting customers, the product you are selling isn’t as important as the way you present it. The better it looks, the better your chances of engaging customers and encouraging them to enter your store. Here are a few simple, do it yourself ways of brightening up your shop front:

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Why Hire A Master Builder?

June 26, 2014  by admin  |  News

Why Hire A Master Builder?

Our home is our castle, and inviting someone to enter our castle and start tearing it down is a terrifying prospect. But there are times when it can’t be avoided. So how do you find a builder who will treat your home with the care and attention it deserves?

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From Offices to Warehouses: How we build the space your business needs

March 27, 2014  by admin  |  Commercial Builders, News

From Offices to Warehouses: How we build the space your business needs

Murchie Constructions are one the leading teams of commercial builders in Bundaberg. We’ve got the skills and experience to build, refit and renovate all types of commercial businesses including medical, office, educational, industrial and retail facilities. No matter what your business does, we can create a space that works alongside your products and services. We can also optimise an existing space with a more functional design when required.

What type of business you have dictates what fixtures, fittings, materials and flooring we would recommend using. Depending upon your type of business, we can assist you with advice and draw from our expertise to provide a fit out that will compliment your requirements.

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Shalom College – State of the Art Facilities Built for Bundaberg’s biggest private school

March 11, 2014  by admin  |  Articles, News

Shalom College - State of the Art Facilities Built for Bundaberg's biggest private school

 

Murchie Constructions has recently completed construction on 2,182m2 of new teaching and staff facililies at Shalom College, Bundaberg. With the integration of Year 7 into high school in 2015, Tony Madden Architects and Interiors designed a state of the art teaching block and new administration building for Bundaberg’s largest Private school. Continue reading Shalom College – State of the Art Facilities Built for Bundaberg’s biggest private school

30 Energy saving tips For Your Business

February 4, 2014  by admin  |  Articles, News

30 Energy saving tips For Your Business

With power bills continually increasing, using energy effectively in our homes and businesses is becoming more of a priority. While working on commercial building projects in Bundaberg our commercial builders at Murchie Constructions work with business owners to create energy efficient building designs equipped with an array of energy efficient features. We’ve put together a list of 30 energy saving tips for your business which will cut energy use and reduce operating costs.

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7 Building Maintenance Responsibilities for Business Owners

December 20, 2013  by admin  |  Articles, News

Like our homes, businesses will require periodic building maintenance to ensure not only safety but also the smooth operation of the business. The maintenance of a building including the upkeep of the interior and exterior also sends a powerful message about your business and can create a good (or bad) first impression.  From the roofing, to the plumbing, and just general upkeep, there are many common maintenance issues that need to be addressed for the reasons above. In this post, we explain some of the more common maintenance work we carry out for business owners here at Murchie Constructions. Continue reading 7 Building Maintenance Responsibilities for Business Owners

A Retail Revolution – The right fittings for sales success

November 22, 2013  by admin  |  News, Shop and Office Fitting

A Retail Revolution – The right fittings for sales success

Creating the right environment to showcase your products is an essential ingredient in the success of any retail business. After all – shopping is a highly   visual experience, and the way a store looks from the outside is a big part of whether or not will be attractive for customers to enter.

That’s where we come in. As one of central Queensland’s leading shop fitters, servicing Bundaberg to Mackay, we know how to revolutionise your store. With the right design, fittings and fixtures we can help you showcase your products in their best light and refurbish your interior to creating a welcoming and appealing environment for your customers. In this post the team at Murchie Constructions explain how the right fixtures can transform your store we refit your business for sales success. Continue reading A Retail Revolution – The right fittings for sales success

Space smart: Tips for designing effective and productive office spaces

October 29, 2013  by admin  |  News, Shop and Office Fitting

Office Design Tips - Increase Productivity & Efficiency

The right office design can be fundamental to the success of your business, and how well your team works and interacts together. This means that the finding the right design is something that is essential important before starting office fit outs. We explain some considerations in terms of layout and design as well as different features than can be included in your office in this post. Continue reading Space smart: Tips for designing effective and productive office spaces

Welcome to our News Centre

October 4, 2013  by admin  |  News

We’re a busy bunch here at Murchie Constructions. On this page you can see what we’ve been up to as one of Bundaberg and Wide Bay’s leading commercial builders. It’s also your place to stop for all your new home and commercial building FAQ’s. We understand there are many questions and concerns that people building or renovating a home or business may have, and that’s why will be expanding this news page regularly with relevant information to assist home and business owners when it comes to building and renovating.

Be sure to check out our categories to find out exactly what you are looking for in our categories on the left of this page. We give a brief overview of the services we offer across Queensland below. Continue reading Welcome to our News Centre

McDonald’s Childers now Open!

August 14, 2013  by admin  |  News

After much anticipation, the community of Childers can now dine at one of the world’s best known fast food outlets – McDonald’s. Murchie Constructions are proud to add this store to the many others throughout the Wide Bay and regional Queensland that they have fitted out. Murchie Constructions handed over the store to McDonald’s on the 17th of July, and the store officially opened to the public on Tuesday the 6th of August, 2013.

 

McDonald's Childers - Service Counter

 

 

McDonald's Childers now Open!

McDonald's Childers now Open!

McDonald's Childers now Open!

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4 Days Until Hinkler Central Opens!

May 23, 2013  by admin  |  News

4 Days Until Hinkler Central Opens!

 

For the last 4 months, our team of dedicated tradesmen have worked tirelessly to get Hinkler Central up and running again. With only 4 days left until the grand unveiling of the all new Hinkler Central, tradesmen, retailers and customers alike are eagerly anticipating the opening on Tuesday, May 28.  Murchie Constructions would like to thank the crew from Mirvac who have supported the local contractors, tradies and community in the 2013 Flood Recovery!

Did you know?

  • Murchie Constructions have replaced 4,920m2 of Gyprock in the centre
  • Over 15kms of electrical cable has been installed
  • Over 20,000 new terrazzo floor tiles have been laid through the malls
  • During the re-construction phase, there were up to 500 people working on site
  • While the defit/stock removal was taking place, more than 50 tonnes of rubbish were removed from the Centre each day!4 Days Until Hinkler Central Opens!

 

 

McDonald’s Childers is underway!

May 14, 2013  by admin  |  News

After months of delays awaiting Approvals, Murchie Constructions commenced fitting out the McDonald’s store in Childers on the 29th of April 2013. Internal walls are framed and ready for sheeting. The site is a hive of activity and excitement is building with construction work due to be complete by the 29th of June.

2013 Flood Crisis

January 30, 2013  by admin  |  News

Our hearts go out to all those who have lost homes and/or business during the 2013 floods.

Attune Hearing Opens New Premises in Bundaberg

December 17, 2012  by admin  |  News

Attune Hearing CEO, Jenny Stevens,  followed a recommendation to contact Murchie Constructions to assist with the complete office fit-out of Attune’s new premises in Bundaberg.

She was not disappointed with the service and expert advice she received, and the Attune Hearing Centre is now fully operational in Bundaberg.

 

Vet Cross – The Vet your Pet would Choose

December 17, 2012  by admin  |  News

Vet Cross Bundaberg recently opened their new Pet Superstore in Enterprise Street.

Vet Cross Owners Tim Hill and Andrew Marland identified the need to expand their premises, and Murchie Constructions assisted in a design and construct capacity to take their ideas from concept to completion.

The two level extension consisted of a retail superstore, pet grooming salon and pet adoption centre downstairs with administration offices above.

Both Murchie Constructions and Vet Cross Bundaberg are delighted with the result.

Vet Cross - The Vet your Pet would Choose

 

Vet Cross - The Vet your Pet would Choose

The Vet your Pet would Choose

 

New Athletic Facility Opens in Bundaberg

December 17, 2012  by admin  |  News

Murchie Constructions are proud of their affiliation with the Bundaberg Regional Council. The Bundaberg Regional Athletics Complex was officially opened last week, see press release on this Bundaberg Regional Council website.

New Athletic Facility Opens in Bundaberg

 

 

 

New Athletic Facility Opens in Bundaberg

 

Congratulations Matt!

December 17, 2012  by admin  |  News

We are very proud employers of Matthew Hall.

Matthew completed his 4 year carpentry apprenticeship earlier this year, and not only did he earn ‘Wide Bay Apprentice of the Year’, he has now been honoured with the QMBA State ‘Apprentice of the Year’ title.

Well done Matt!

'Apprentice of the Year' - QMBA State Award Recipient - Matt Hall

‘Apprentice of the Year’ – QMBA State Award Recipient – Matt Hall