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Every renovation project needs a plan.  A quality construction might not be completed in a single day or even a week.  A lot of work is often required prior to commencing your build.  Taking the time to plan your development with the development checklist below will manage your expectations.
The following provides a basic outline of the steps involved and approximate timelines normally seen with constructing an outdoor living area.

Please remember that these are provided as a general guide only & that each project muse be considered on its individual needs & requirements.

Want to find out more? Or would you like to meet to get a better understanding of how we can turn your thoughts & dreams into reality? Email or call me & we can arrange to have a coffee. adrian@patiolandhornsby.com.au P: (02) 9481 0486

Step Time to complete Considerations/Notes
1 The Starting Point
  • Collect ideas of what you like
  • Determine your realistic budget
  • What do you want it to look like? What features do you want?
  • Visit a display site to look at design/material ideas
2 Appoint your Outdoor Living specialist
  • Develop the design & confirm material selection
  • Advise you of the process involved
  • Approve the contract
3 Drafting of Plans (If required) 14 days
  • Determine approval process
  • Draft plans & specifications
4 Local Authority Approvals (If required) 10 days – 12 weeks The length of time will vary with the specific approval process.
5 Demolition (If required) 1 day
  • Often a skip bin is required
6 Construction Varies due to design/construction 1 day – 4 weeks
  • Communicate regularly with your builder
  • Water, power & a toilet are required during construction
7 Final 1 day
  • Site clean up
  • Client sign off
  • Inspection by Operations Mgr