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At Peninsula Homes, we build homes for families & we've asked Paul’s teenage daughter to get the inside scoop on what teenagers really want from their home.

Posted by Ayla Ackling 19/10/2021

Building in this time of Covid-19 certainly has its challenges with material shortages, restrictions of tradespeople and lockdowns all playing a vital part. It’s fair to say that it has felt like the sand has been shifting beneath us at times. In tackling these challenges, we have played to our natural strengths in problem-solving, adapting to change and communication. It’s a test that has forced us to use our skills and expertise to provide calm and certainty to our clients.

Posted by Paul Ackling 14/09/2021

Australia is one of the most beautiful countries in the world with a diverse climate, and Aussie’s love spending time outdoors enjoying the elements, especially in the backyard which has become part of the “Great Australian Dream”. Let’s explore how best to control our exposure with shade while maintaining an aesthetically pleasing outdoor space.

Posted by Paul Ackling 13/10/2020

You have decided to upgrade your wardrobes, so it’s time to decide what type of storage will best suit you and your lifestyle. This blog post will give you valuable pointers, and tips for designing your dream wardrobe, provided by the storage experts from 7am Wardrobes.

Posted by Paul Ackling 12/06/2020

When lengths of rich natural timber are butted up against one another underfoot, and polished to a supple, glossy sheen, they add a timeless, palatial atmosphere to even the most modest homes.
And yet studies over the past twenty years indicate that laminate and vinyl floors are increasing in popularity, while interest in genuine wooden floors is dropping off. What, exactly, is responsible for the fluctuation in these trends?

Posted by Paul Ackling 12/11/2019

Double glazing is often associated with the cold weather climates of Europe or the snow fields. However, its energy efficient properties also bring a positive and notable impact to the homes built in our temperate Northern Beaches climate.

Posted by Paul Ackling 31/10/2019

Steve, one of Peninsula Homes co-owners and Director, recently had the pleasure of working with the Kennards Hire team on a promotional commercial on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. The premise behind the commercial was for what situations we utilise Kennards Hire.

Posted by Paul Ackling 23/09/2019

It seems that Steve and I have always known where we wanted to go with Peninsula Homes. Even if, at times, we have not clearly understood how we’d get there. As builders, what we know best is how to work from a plan, so that is what we did 10 years ago, we documented our business plan. This original document makes for interesting reading. What is noticeable is just how much of it stands true today.

Posted by Paul Ackling 13/06/2019

We think of the user (or owner) experience as a core aspect of our business and endeavour to have this core value flow through to every area of our business. Enter website accessibility -  something almost no one ever talks about, but something we’ve decided to focus on because it aligns with our core values as a business.

Posted by Paul Ackling 10/05/2019