Package A

Package A: Convert your "Ex Govie" home from $258 per week over 25 years*

Renovate and upgrade your three-bedroom Canberra “Ex Govie” from $191,500 including GST

Based on a house footprint of 110sqm and typical block size of between 600sqm and 900sqm.

  • Timber Internal Walls
  • Brick Veneer House
  • Tiled Gable Roof with Fink Truss
  • Three Bedrooms, One Bathroom, One Kitchen, One Laundry

Upgrade all existing windows and replace them with double glazed aluminum. New Entry doors $37,500 (inc GST) 

  •  Based on an average of 11 windows and doors and 2 swinging doors per residence
  • 3 Sliding or Awning windows for bedrooms
  • 1 Privacy Window For Bathroom
  • 1 Awning Window for Laundry
  • 2 Sliding or Awning windows for Kitchen
  • 1 Sliding Door For Living Area
  • 1 Sliding Door For Living Area
  • 2 Timber Swinging doors
  •  This also includes the replacement of front and rear doors, commonly timber. This will include a solid core door with weather seal. Includes ranges from below
  • Corinthian - Madison, Solidcarve, and Urban ranges.
  • Hume - Brunswick, Trend, Newington, and Vaucluse ranges.
  •  Powered Coated Aluminum Frames Includes colour choice from a range of 10 standard colours.
  • Pearl White
  • Custom Black
  • Surfmist®
  • APO Grey
  • Monument®
  • Paperbark®
  • Anotec Natural
  • Woodland Grey®
  • Primrose
  • Dune®
  •  Double glazing system to Meet and exceed Australian Standards 2047, 1288 and 2208.
  •  Wind load performance to Australian Standard 4055. 
  •  Flyscreen’s included to opening windows and sliding doors.
  •  New Moisture Barriers and Window Flashings to ensure weatherproof seal.
  •  Optional window treatment Upgrades
  • Low-e glass
  • Argon
  • Optional Upgrade to triple glazed or thermally broken windows $16,750 (inc GST)

Choice of

  • Thermally broken aluminum frame with low conductivity polyamide thermal break windows and doors
  • Triple glazing system to Meet and exceed Australian Standards 2047, 1288 and 2208.
  • Optional Upgrade Replace existing blinds with thermally insulating blinds $3,750 (incl GST)
  • Luxaflex® DUETTE® range.
    • High Performance double layer Honeycomb cell 
  • Choice of Fabric Opacity
    • Sheer
    • Translucent
    • Blockout

Flooring removal and replacement $26,700 (incl GST)

  •  Based on a typical existing configuration of
  • 110 sqm home with 96 sqm of flooring
  • Timber Floor system for non-wet areas
  • Suspended Concrete Slab for wet areas
  • Existing floor coverings for bedrooms and living areas to be carpet
  • Existing floor coverings for bathrooms, laundries and kitchens to be tiled
  •  $125 sqm supply and install non-wet areas, typical floor covering options include
  • Engineered hybrid
  • Vinyl
  • Bamboo
  • Timber veneer
  • Laminate
  • Carpet
  •  $50 sqm tile supply allowance for wet areas
  •  Removal of Existing Carpet and Tiled areas
  •  Preparation and leveling for a typical timber floorboard floor system
  •  Waterproofing for wet areas
  •  Supply and install matching quads profiles
  •  Optional Upgrade full skirting replacement instead of quads $8,250 (inc GST)
  • Removal of old skirting
  • Paint new skirting and affected walls
  • Patch affected wall linings

New Bathroom and Toilet - $26,300 (incl GST)

  •  Based on a typical existing configuration of 
  • 1 Bath or Shower
  • 1 Vanity
  • 1 Toilet with bathroom
  •  Remove existing fittings and tiling
  •  Grind and remove existing tile glue
  •  Patch existing wall linings
  •  Waterproofing to wet areas
  •  Full Height Wall to ceiling tiling
  • $50 sqm tile supply allowance for wet areas
  •  New Heat Fan Light Unit
  •  New Inclusions. Total Allowance of $4,200
  • Vanity and Basin
  • Shaving Cabinet
  • Shower/Bath
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom Accessories
  •  Reconnect to existing water and sewer and electricity.

New Laundry and Laundry Joinery - $14,750 (incl GST)

  •  Based on a typical configuration of 
  • Single bowl sink
  • Wall mounted taps and wall fittings
  •  Remove existing fittings and tiling
  •  Grind and remove existing tile glue
  •  Patch existing wall linings
  •  Skirting tiling up to 300mm
  • $50 sqm tile supply allowance
  •  Tiled Splashback up to 1 sqm
  • $50 sqm tile supply allowance
  •  New Benchtop Joinery to fit washer dryer combo and laundry sink
  •  Relocate wall mounted water supply to be below bench where required
  •  Reconnect to sewer and electricity.

New Kitchen and Kitchen Joinery - $28,600 (incl GST)

  •  Based on a typical existing configuration of
  • Standalone cooktop and oven
  • Standard kitchen joinery and pantry
  • Tiled Splash back
  •  Remove existing joinery 
  •  Remove existing fittings and tiling
  •  Patch existing wall linings 
  •  New Stone Benchtop Joinery with Pantry 
  •  Overhead Cabinets and Undermount Led lights 
  •  Supply and Install kitchen inclusions and appliances. Total Allowance of $5,000
  • Cooktop
  • Rangehood
  • Oven
  • Double Bowl Sink
  • Dishwasher
  •  Tiled Splashback up to 3 sqm
  • $50 sqm tile supply allowance
  •  Reconnect to existing water and sewer and electricity.

Repaint Existing Walls and Ceiling - $21,800 (incl GST)

  •  Clean and sand existing walls and ceilings to for painting
  •  Includes patching small holes less than 25mm in diameter

Upgrade Existing Roof Insulation to R7 Batts - $4,950 (incl GST)

  •  Based on a typical configuration of
  • Existing Loose fill inulation
  •  Pump and remove existing loosefill insulation
  •  Supply and install R7 Batts in ceiling cavity

Replace existing Hot water service with High Efficiency Heat Pump HWS - $4,800 (incl GST)

  •  Choice of electric heat pump hot water service.
  • Rinnai Enviroflo 315 Litre 
  • Rheem Ambiheat 270 Litre
  •  Includes built in heat exchange system.
  •  Reduces power usage by an average of 70% compared to standard electric hot water systems.
  •  The builder will claim the relevant rebate for this system and the deduction for this rebate has been included in the total project price.

Upgrade to 3 phase power new board – EV Ready $7,900 (incl GST)

  •  Based on a typical configuration of
  • Single phase overhead service
  • Existing Meter box to be 600mmx600mm
  •  New 3 phase 16mm consumers mains from point of entry to meter box location
  •  New main earth stake & water bond to meet a standards
  •  Upgrade existing switchboard to 3 phase to meet extra load of solar and EV charger requirements.
  •  Supply & install all new safety switches as required
  •  Evo energy fees and charges for upgrade 3 phase service to house & disconnect old overhead service
  •  Optional Upgrade Solar Panel 6-kilowatt System - $7,800 (incl GST)
  • Solis-1P4.6K-4G 6.1kW Inverter
  • Choice of leading solar panels Up to 16 Panels.
    • Hyundai HiE-S390UF
    • Q Cells Q.MAXX-G3 390
    • Jinko Tiger JKM390M-6RL3

Documentation, planning Approvals and lifetime warranty - $18,200 (incl GST)

Project Plans and Documents 

  •  Develop site-specific plans required for development and or building approval including, Survey Detail Plan, Site Plan, Floor Plans, Elevations and Sections.
  •  Manage forms and documents required for application of development and or building approval.

Building Approval Fees and Charges

  •  Payment of building and training levy government fees and charges.

Structural Engineer

  •  Complete structural plans and specifications ready to lodge for building approval.
  •  Perform soil classification on proposed building site.

Building Energy Report

  •  Provide building energy report to comply with current planning requirements and building codes. 
  •  Construction be completed to comply with building energy report.
  •  Changes to planning to building energy report requirements, effective after this agreement may not be included in the total project price.
  •  Upgrades to your existing building(s) that are required due to the project being an extension of the existing building(s) are not included, but may be required to meet planning and building code legislation.

Insurances and Licensing

Public Liability Insurance

  •  Public liability and contract works insurance. 
  •  Owners are required to inform their insurance company of the work to be undertaken. 

Home Warranty Insurance 

  •  Homeowners warranty insurance.

Safety and Site Management

Waste Management

  •  Removal of all building waste and packaging from the site.
  •  Skip bins will be used when access is possible. If not, vehicles when required will remove loads.
  •  If asbestos is found the removal of this will be provided as a variation addition


  •  Schedule of deliveries.
  •  Provide manual labour to manage deliveries and store materials appropriately.
  •  Use of existing storage areas, garages/carports may be required.

 Potential Items

Please note that the below will require onsite visit and maybe subject to certifier, engineer and or specialist assessment for value of works.

  •  Rubbish and personal items
  •  Repairs to existing structure
  •  Repairs to existing services and infrastructure to bring up to current codes and standards.
  •  Asbestos Removal

* Weekly value is based on a typical principle and interest loan of 5.00% P.A. over 25 years.

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