Archive for July, 2015

Our Backyard – Torquay

A little Torquay history It’s good to know what came before us in order to fully appreciate where we are…… •The Wathaurong people were the original inhabitants of the region we now recognise as Torquay/Jan Juc – the first Europeans arrived sometime during the early 1800’s. •Robert Zeally, who now has Torquay’s bay named in his honour, was one of the first settlers to the area. He took up land … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Should I just tear it down?

If you own an older home there is every chance that at some stage you will ask yourself the following question, “Should I renovate or push it over and start again.”

If the existing house is in a bad way structurally then there’s a pretty good chance that completely demolishing and building afresh will be a lot cheaper and easier than trying to revive it.

In some … Continue Reading »