Bishop Constructions FAQs for Brisbane Homeowners

Building a new home or renovation your existing home is a big decision. Understandably, most homeowners have a lot of questions about the process.

Below is a list of our most frequently asked questions for your reference. If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our friendly team.

Bishop Construction Services have extensive experience with Council Building Applications. We know exactly what is required for the applications and can help to gather all materials.
However, as every project is different, it is best to notify your builder early in the consultation process that you would like assistance with this.

Bishop Construction Services have a vast number of industry contacts that we believe measure up to our high standards.
Our Design and Construct service means that we are able to take manage your project from start to finish on your behalf, including sourcing high-quality sub-contractors, draftsmen, and engineers. If you would like specific recommendations, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly team today!

A brick home can be raised provided that the brick home is not structural. Home with brick facade can be raised after external facade has been removed.

If you are unsure whether your home contains structural brick, contact our team today.

This is dependent on your access and what your building project entails. I.E. if you already have narrow access and will require machinery, such as earthmovers, this may be something you need to look at doing. Generally, a width of at least 1 metre and a height of 2 meters is required for machinery such as a Bobcat.
The easiest way to answer this question is to send a picture of your access ways with measurements to your builder or you can wait until your on-site consultation.

Bishop Construction Services have a long-standing relationship with building design company, Designer Planning. We have extensive experience with the company and believe that they operate to the same high standards that we hold all our staff and sub-contractors. We are able to liaise with the designers on your behalf to ensure a seamless service between our two companies. Alternatively, mention that you will be contracting Bishop Construction Services to your building designer and they can arrange transfer of all plans and engineering on your behalf.

  1. Contact Bishop Construction Services. We will discuss your project, timeframe, and budget.
  2. Get comprehensive plans and engineering for your project. After you have plans, Bishop Construction Services will be able to provide a comprehensive quote.
  3. Submit your plans for Council Building Approval, if applicable. Bishop Construction Services can assist with this.
  4. Building can begin once plans are approved by Council.
  5. Inspection and Handover. This is where you will inspect the completed home. If necessary, you can have any issues amended.

This is a brief overview of the building process designed to give you an idea of the steps involved. Times can vary for each stage. Bishop Construction Services are available to answer any further questions you have.

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