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transportable homes perth

What is a transportable home?

Building a new home is a big decision that requires meticulous planning and work.   However, with all the technologies and building methods available today, it's important to understand the differences between the types of homes you can build.   In Perth, homes have largely been constructed as double brick external walls and...

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stiebel eltron

Fresh Air Solutions

Originally posted on Stiebel Eltron here   Stiebel Eltron ventilation turned lifesaver for one Sydney family. In an all-too-common story of hidden damp, humidity and mould, the home space had become a concern for health, comfort, and quality of life.   A wet subfloor and minimal airflow meant areas of the home had become...

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Neuroarchitecture: What is it and why is it important?

Winston Churchill beautifully quotes, “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us,”.  For hundreds, if not, thousands of years, builders and architects instinctively understood that our spaces have the ability to influence us.   Historically, there wasn’t really a word for it but over the last few decades, a cutting edge field,...

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Small Home Builders Perth

The Future of Perth’s Sustainability

Cities like Perth draw humans to them like steel to a magnet. With increasing numbers of people pinning their hopes and fortunes on our city, there is a greater need than ever for Perth to improve its sustainability through the years. Sustainability means carefully managing all available resources so that we...

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Form Homes Perth

How to Save Energy in Your Home

The push is on to turn our households into energy efficient homes. It’s never been more top of mind thanks to some dramatic changes in our climate and the genuine realisation we can use less resources, save money and still live well. At Form Homes, we always begin with the outstanding green...

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Ancillary Homes

The Benefits of a Modular Home

We’re living in a golden age of modular homes. Also known as pre-fab homes, we at Form Homes prefer to call them pre-fab-ulous homes! Conceived in 1908 by American company Sears Roebuck and Co., it made architecturally-designed homes easier for everyone to attain. The modern-day modular design is built inside a factory,...

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Eco Modular Home Backyard

The Cutting Edge Eco-friendly Designs Of 2017

We all know how important it is to decrease our footprint on the environment. We know how to do it with our water consumption, rubbish disposal and carbon emissions, but what about your home? We have a few tips and tricks to help make your home more environmentally friendly using...

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Granny Flat

Alternative Uses for A Granny Flat

Do you have a granny flat on your property that is currently going unused? Or maybe you’re thinking of building one but you’re not quite sure if you have a use for it? Granny flats are versatile structures that can be used for a variety of purposes and add some...

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Prefab Granny Flats

Why Eco-friendly Designs Are the Homes of The Future

The home is such an integral and important part of our lives. They are important milestones in our life as we spend so much of our time creating ever-lasting memories within their four walls. Unfortunately, they can also be quite damaging on our environment. Australia has been relatively slow to...

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Ancillary Homes

The Benefits of Building Up Instead of Out

Are you running out of room at home? Do you have a small block of land but are wanting to add more space to your existing home? Now you can. Perth home builders and designers, FORM Homes, can help you expand your home by building up instead of out, with...

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