FINANCE

Most people have to organise the finance to build their new Home. Cavalier Homes look at what is likely to impact on your budget, and the options for borrowing.   Work out what you can afford: Before you launch into a building your new Cavalier Home, you should first work out what you can afford….

FUTURE PROOFING.

TECHNOLOGY When building your new Cavalier home, consider what you want out of technology in your home. Not only does this need to be factored in when it comes to wiring but you may have to talk to your Cavalier Homes consultant about how it fits into the layout of your home. You can get…

NEW HOME – A NEW ROOF

The roof is one of the most important aspects of any new or existing home. Without a good quality roof the home is exposed to the elements and no item inside is safe including the structure of the home. With so many of options in the marketplace, selecting the right roof for your home means looking…

INTERNAL DOORS

As building or renovating tradespeople are often relied upon to select which doors go into the home it is important for both the homeowner and tradespeople to understand that not all doors are created equal and the quality and performance of the door needs to be considered when building your new home. Traditional internal doors…

WINDOW INSULATION

Better window insulation can make your home comfier all year round and there are a variety of ways to achieve this. These options vary in cost and effectiveness – and the most expensive may not be best for you. First steps: Touch a windowpane on a cold day and it’ll feel cold. It’s likely to…

YOU CANT GO WRONG IF YOU STICK WITH CAVALIER HOMES 10 STEP BUILDING GUIDE.

Step 1 – Check Our References This is such an important step in the building process to make sure you’re working with people who have a good reputation and know what it takes to ensure customer satisfaction. We are happy to give you a list of our previous clients who you are welcome to contact…

Advice when selecting some fixtures and fittings.

Cavalier Homes look at a few of the features, such as glazing and flooring, you might consider when thinking about the inside of your new home. Splashbacks in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry A splashback is a good idea around cooking areas, basin, baths and tubs to protect the walls. They can be made of…

General safety considerations when building your new Home (Exterior)

You can significantly reduce the risk of slips, trips and falls if your home is designed and maintained with safety in mind. Here’s some things to think about. By incorporating safety features at the design stage you won’t necessarily have to spend more. For example, small changes in level, such as single steps increase your…

The best use of space, access and movement in your new home.

  Cavalier Homes clever standard designs make the best use of space, even in smaller houses. When you are designing a new home, or doing alterations, consider features that will improve access and ease of movement for people with mobility problems and for everyday activities, such as vacuum cleaning. Ceiling height The standard height of…

Thinking about building a new home?

Cavalier Homes look at Floors, walls, roofing and joinery Types of floor The type of floor put into a house depends on the design and construction methods. The common types are: Concrete pad. Wooden – either suspended timber strip-lined floors or pressed composite materials. The advantage of a house built with a concrete pad is…