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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

In February 2019, Paul, one of the Directors at Peninsula Homes, took on the mammoth task that is Oscars100 Hut 2 Hut, a grueling 100 km run/trek through the Victorian Alpine region.

Posted by Nicole O'Gready 01/05/2019

An informative look at staircase compliance by one of Sydney’s leading stair manufacturers.

Posted by Paul Ackling 08/04/2019

All houses, units, sheds and stables fundamentally serve the same purpose. That is, to keep the elements out, whilst providing a functional space inside for the inhabitants. Any home that is adequately built will perform these basic tasks.

However, most of us would not want to live in a shed and the way we interact with our homes each and every day is anything but basic. So why just build a house, when you have the opportunity to craft a home?

Posted by Paul Ackling 28/09/2018

Anyone that is researching the process of building a new home or that has ever built before, will know that good communication is one of the most vital aspects of builder/client relations. There are countless articles written explaining the importance of asking the questions about the many details of building a home.

Posted by Paul Ackling 01/06/2018

We had the honour recently of being awarded the top prize in the Master Builders Association Excellence in Housing Awards. Our recent build in North Curl Curl won the Design & Construct $750,000 - $1m category! Read all about the build inside!

Posted by Paul Ackling 07/11/2017

The floors of our homes take a pounding from elements like sand, moisture, pets, furniture; but Quick-Step Flooring handles all these elements with ease!

Posted by Paul Ackling 12/09/2017

No one wants to sit in a stunning alfresco area looking through a dirty glass pool fence. So, when we hand over a brand new home to a client, we want all of these glass elements to look the same ten years down the track, as they do at handover.

Posted by Paul Ackling 20/06/2017