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  • What Are The Key Aspects That Affect Home Building Costs?

    What Are The Key Aspects That Affect Home Building Costs?

    30 Oct 2018

    A lot of potential clients often asks what are the factors which affect the cost of the home construction. Custom home builders need to consider while constructing a building, and the key aspects that mainly affect the cost of building a home can be divided into four groups- materials, location, home design and the schedule.    Site Condition And Location of Lot   If you are planning to buy a lot to build a home on it, then you will find that the cost of that lo ... Read More

  • Cooling on Mains Electricity

    Cooling on Mains Electricity

    07 Mar 2018

    Choosing between refrigerative and evaporative air conditioning is a bit like having to choose whether you’d like effective or cost-effective cooling.  Refrigerative cooling is widely regarded as being a lot better at cooling than evaporative systems, particularly in areas of high temperatures and high humidity - but it uses a lot of electricity. Evaporative cooling uses a lot less electricity, but it's much less effective in high humidity areas, and if you're thinking ... Read More

  • Toilet Suite with Integrated Hand Basin

    Toilet Suite with Integrated Hand Basin

    29 Jan 2018

    What a great idea. If you always wanted a basin in with your toilet. But there just isn’t enough room. How about this!   The Coroma Profile 5 Vitreous China Dual Flush Toilet Suite with Integrated Hand Basin.   The lid of the cistern doubles as a basin. So when you flush, the water that refills the cistern runs via a spout over the basin/lid.  You and the kids can wash your hands while the cistern fills utilising the clean water prior to flushing. &nbs ... Read More

  • Roof Tie Down Straps

    Roof Tie Down Straps

    10 Oct 2017

    At Triton Building Company, our bricklayer always hammers the roof tie down straps flat where they affix to the wall. This ensures that there is a direct connection between the roof and where it is tied to the brickwork. If the strap is not hammered flat there can be an opportunity for the tie down strap to have some “spring” in them. This may be an issue with custom Orb roofs during extreme storms where roof uplift may be encountered.   At Triton Building Company ... Read More

  • The Key Factors Of Custom Designed Home Plan

    The Key Factors Of Custom Designed Home Plan

    17 Aug 2017

    Improper planning have major impact on your final home.  This can be poor use of orientation and the benefit of having outside entertaining area facing north, poor rear access, inadequate storage and the added cost associated with changes made during construction. Following these helpful tips can help you achieve your goals in terms of customised construction planning.   Start simple   It is not necessary to invest in building software tools before y ... Read More

  • Compaction And Your New Home

    Compaction And Your New Home

    08 Aug 2017

    We are all aware that prior to placement of your concrete footings and slab, the soil should be compacted sufficiently to create a stabilised foundation.   At Triton Building Company, we always endeavour to obtain the best compaction possible. This is reflected in the readings on our compaction certificates.   When the concreters dig the footings it is common practice to throw the excavated soil onto the slab area.  The plumbers and possibly electricians will di ... Read More