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Resources - autumn 2024

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Looking for technical information or design inspiration? Here are the latest tools to narrow your search and advance your knowledge.

Kerryn Ramsey

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Handypay offers many benefits to our members.

Boosting sales with payment plans

Handypay helps increase sales by making it easier for customers to afford your product or service. As an HIA Affinity Partner, Handypay offers benefits to our members – they ensure you get paid on time and provide your clients discounted rates on their award-winning payment plans recognised by Canstar.

Handypay specialises in payment plans for home improvements, simplifying the process of financing your projects. With fast and flexible repayment options and loan terms of up to 10 years, they help make projects more affordable than ever. Enjoy all these benefits, along with personalised service for HIA members, at zero cost to your business.

Rewarding excellence

Elevating your brand image and captivating potential clients has never been easier! It’s as simple as participating in the 2024 HIA Awards program — an unparalleled opportunity to shine a spotlight on your projects and garner well- deserved recognition.

By showcasing your skill through HIA Awards, you’re not just earning a badge of honour; you’re forging profound connections with industry stakeholders. From trades and suppliers to designers, staff, apprentices, clients and even the media — this recognition serves as a catalyst for building lasting relationships.

Whether it’s residential projects, business achievements, or the outstanding contributions of your team members, there’s a category tailor-made for your unique talents.

Don’t let this chance slip by — submit your entry before it’s too late!

Learn how to participate in the 2024 HIA Awards program.
Save money by shopping at Beaumont Tiles’ new clearance outlet.

Bag a bargain

We all love a bargain, so it’s worth heading to Beaumont Tiles’ new clearance outlet. Located in Sydney’s western suburb, Smithfield, this massive one-stop shop offers discount tiles, hard flooring and bathware items – some are 70 per cent off the retail price.

Builders, tilers and other trades can take advantage of the ‘cash and go’ system. The outlet also stocks trade tools and accessories, providing everything you need for upcoming K&B projects under one roof.

Restoration charm

Heritage homes showcase inherent charm and character. Australian houses built from 1920 to 1949 display various building and design trends from Old English and Spanish Mission to Art Deco and everything in between.

So, how do these quirky details work in contemporary dwellings? Modern Heritage (Thames & Hudson) by Cameron Bruhn, Dean and Head of the University of Queensland’s School of Architecture, surveys 20 homes that embody the period’s vibrant architectural elements.

For HIA members, this design book shows how to protect a legacy while giving new life to cherished homes. 

Find out how to modernise a heritage-listed home.

First published on 4 April 2024

  • This content includes both brand promotion and unsponsored editorial content.

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