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Heritage Project Feature: Brighton House

Heritage Project Feature: Brighton House

Clean lines, open-plan design and refined luxury define our charming period home renovation in Brighton, located just a few kilometres from the beach. The original Edwardian home dates back to 1901 and was in disarray when the owners first approached SECON...

Heritage Homes of the Future: Renovations in 2021 and Beyond

Heritage Homes of the Future: Renovations in 2021 and Beyond

Owning a heritage home comes with certain considerations – for example, how can you maintain its original charm while ensuring it’s fit for modern life? By working with restoration experts like the team at SECON Constructions, you can retain all the nostalgic elements...

5 Costs You Might Not Have Considered in a Heritage Build

5 Costs You Might Not Have Considered in a Heritage Build

Heritage restorations are an excellent opportunity to breathe new life into a unique structure of cultural and historic significance. But undertaking a heritage restoration is a lot more complicated than a simple renovation or extension and there are plenty of...

Why Communication is Key to a Successful Heritage Restoration

Why Communication is Key to a Successful Heritage Restoration

Great communication is crucial to any successful construction project – but never more so than when working on a bayside heritage restoration. With expert opinions, endless options and important heritage-specific rules to consider, communication is the key to a...

Updating Your Heritage Home for a Melbourne Winter

Updating Your Heritage Home for a Melbourne Winter

As the days get shorter and temperatures drop, cosy nights at home become more appealing – which is why it’s so important to make sure your heritage home is ready for winter.  What older buildings offer in charm, they can sometimes lack in insulation, meaning the...

Project Feature: Port Melbourne

Project Feature: Port Melbourne

We love building new homes throughout Melbourne’s inner city suburbs, but the bustling bayside suburb of Port Melbourne holds a special place in our hearts. When the opportunity to build an ambitious new home in this lively suburb arose, we were very excited to get...

Why Australians Love Heritage Homes

Why Australians Love Heritage Homes

The word ‘heritage’ can be described as all the things that make up Australia's identity - our spirit, our historic buildings, and our unique and wide living landscapes. Our heritage is a legacy from the past, a part of our life today, and what we can pass on to...

Who’s Who at SECON Constructions?

Who’s Who at SECON Constructions?

At SECON Constructions, we’re very proud to have hand-selected an exceptional, hard-working team, who are dedicated to delivering remarkable homes for each and every one of our clients. In this blog, we’re taking a step behind the build to learn more about some of our...

Project Feature: Prahran

Project Feature: Prahran

Our latest project was a lesson in creating a modern home while adding distinctive classic and unique touches. Located in the bustling inner-city suburb of Prahran, this project saw us knock down a single-storey home, building a new three-storey home in its place. The...

5 Reasons to Build in Bayside Melbourne

5 Reasons to Build in Bayside Melbourne

After two years of disruption caused by the pandemic, many Melburnians are looking to change their living situation. Whether it’s moving from the bustling inner city to regional pockets of the state, or experiencing city life for the first time, people are gravitating...

2022 Design Trends

2022 Design Trends

The last 18 months have seen us re-evaluate every aspect of our lives, including our homes. Now, more than ever, they are our haven, offering pockets of comfort and calm. Design trends are reflecting this change in behaviour, with a shift towards features that...

Project Feature: Hampton

Project Feature: Hampton

Offering luxurious touches that effortlessly combine liveability and comfort, this architecturally-designed home offers the best of ultra-modern design. Located in Melbourne’s seaside neighbourhood, this Hampton project reimagines the traditional concept of a typical...

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Transforming Your Heritage Home to Suit Modern Family Living

Here’s what you’ll discover in our guide: