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WANT TO SAVE THOUSANDS ON
YOUR RENOVATION OR BUILD?

Our Start Smart consultation will provide a building roadmap and plan based on your budget.

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Start smart: Expert advice, guidance and accurate quoting to save you time and money

At B&S Nelson Building Services, we’ve built our reputation on quality, honesty and reliability.

Over the past 30 years, we’ve completed hundreds of beautiful homes and renovations for happy clients right across the Forster / Tuncurry area. While delivering exceptional quality to every build we complete is a priority, at B&S Nelson Building, we are extremely passionate about the client experience.

One of the key ways we deliver an unparalleled customer experience is by offering a Start Smart consultation at the beginning of a project. 

What is a Start Smart consultation?

A Start Smart consultation is unique to B&S Nelson Building Services. When you are first thinking of renovating or building, Steve will visit the site, discuss your ideas, measure the space, provide expert advice and send you a realistic ballpark estimate on what your renovation or build will cost. This allows you to go into the next phase of the building process fully aware of the financial commitment required. 

If your project is requiring an architect or draughtsman, Steve can provide consultation during these meetings to ensure the designs and materials used align with your budget. From experience, we have found that if this collaboration does not happen, often the client will receive design plans that are beyond their budget expectations. This can be extremely disheartening and often result in the project being delayed due to plans needing to be re-drawn and councils and consultants re-engaged. We have also seen projects abandoned altogether because of this. 

Having a builder present in these initial discussions will provide you with a realistic viewpoint as they know how much materials, build costs, fittings and fixtures will cost.

If you already have plans and you are looking for a builder, the Start Smart consultation will involve discussing your plans, budgets, timelines and provide advice, recommendations and the next steps.

The Start Smart consultation requires a small upfront fee.

DON’T WASTE MONEY ON EXPENSIVE DA’S AND ENGINEERING PLANS,
CONSULT WITH US FIRST TO DETERMINE WHAT YOU CAN DO TO ENSURE YOU STICK TO YOUR BUDGET!

WITH OUR START SMART SITE CONSULTATION,
STARTING AT ONLY $220

HOW LONG DOES A BATHROOM RENOVATION TAKE
IS THIS SERVICE RIGHT FOR ME AND WHAT’S INCLUDED?
  • On-site consultation with our registered builder.
  • Our fully licensed builder will personally take measurements and discuss finishes with you.
  • This small fee can save you up to $10,000 in unnecessary plans, reports, and drafting. 
  • If it’s a small renovation like a bathroom renovation you will get a fixed price proposal.

“It is very rare that we don’t find recommendations to help our clients save 10x their investment at this stage.”

Steve Nelson, Managing Director

START YOUR RENOVATION
OR BUILD THE RIGHT WAY

ELIMINATE BUDGET BLOWOUTS

How many times have you heard of people having a budget blowout when they build? Unfortunately for our industry this is a common complaint, and it occurs often because builders do not put the time and effort into quoting accurately. This is often the case where they are offering a free quote as opposed to a paid one.  This practice often leads to unnecessary variation, disappointment and disputes during construction, not to mention delays – all costing the client time, money and stress.

REALISTIC ALLOWANCES

This is achieved because we spend the time going through what you want.

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Save Money

Our philosophy is to treat our clients’ money and budget as if it were our own, which is why we advise on cost-effective construction methods and other strategies to keep your build within budget.

NO NASTY SURPRISES

There are no nasty surprises as your build progresses, because we are able to conduct thorough site investigations, and address any issues, during the planning stages. Avoiding unexpected complications could save you thousands of dollars in construction costs ensuring there are no nasty surprises later in the build. Getting a building project up and running can involve a lot of complicated admin, but with Start Smart, we’ll walk you through the process – no fuss, no hassles.

“We created the Start Smart service because we were sick of seeing too many people come to us when they had wasted thousands of dollars on plans that were never in the budget.

The response has been very popular. The first thing anyone should do who is thinking of renovating or building is to contact a builder they can trust and spend some time with them talking about their aspirations and budgets.”

Steve Nelson, Managing Director
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Licensed Builder Servicing: Forster, Tuncurry, Smiths Lake, Pacific Palms, Blueys Beach, Elizabeth Beach, Darawank, Failford, Diamond Beach, Redhead
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how we can improve your living spaces.

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