A Solid Foundation

CONSTRUCTION TIPS A great home starts with a great foundation. At Coast Life Homes every home is individually engineered to suit the specifics of the site. We don’t work on a “One size fits all” given there are many variants when working with building blocks. We also increase the strength of the concrete above the […]

Termite Prevention

CONSTRUCTION TIPS Preventing termites accessing your home is one of the most important things you can plan for. At Coast Life Homes we install the Kordon Termite Barrier system with every new home. Kordon is an environmentally friendly product, harmless to people, is an allergy free product, and offers the highest level of protection for […]

Timber vs Steel Frames

CONSTRUCTION TIPS At Coast Life Homes we provide responsibly sourced, H2 treated timber framing products as a standard in all our homes. H2 treated timber has been pressure treated to protect against insects and in particular Termites. Timber is the often described as the  “Ultimate Renewable”  given its absorption of Carbon Monoxide and its ability […]

Waterproofing the Slab Edge

CONSTRUCTION TIPS Slab edge dampness is a situation that many homeowners find themselves in during the life of the home. Dampness is a pre curser to mould and mildew which can have serious health effects on the occupants of a home. The National Construction Code (NCC) is very clear in regard to preventing water ingress […]