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How to Design your Dream Kitchen

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Monday, July 17, 2017

The kitchen and living spaces are typically the hub of your house; and whether the others in the 'hub' are helping or just watching, it’s often where you'll connect and bond after a day at the office or school. Most people prefer an open plan layout for this reason; simply to fit all the people who want to congregate there. Since it's such a draw card; it needs to not only function well, but all look great too. (Read More)

Should you renovate before you sell?

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Most people assume that doing a full renovation before they sell will result in a higher selling price. Sometimes this is true, but not always. Before deciding whether to renovate to sell, you should do a bit of research and work out if renovating is right for your circumstances; and what areas you should spend your renovation dollar on.  (Read More)

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Hotspace Terms of Agreement


Note: To accept the following Terms of Agreement, please scroll right to the bottom of the page. Complete your name and email address, tick the box provided and then click on the 'submit' button.

Renovation Action Plans

HOTSPACE Renovation Action Plan recommendations are presented by way of an opinion and written report about what to cosmetically do to add value and improve the appeal of the property in question. Advice includes colours, finishes and product guidelines for the following; Interior Consultations - walls, doors, flooring, lighting, cabinetry, window furnishings and all other relevant fixtures and fittings; Exterior Consultations - walls, doors, paths/driveway, lighting, gardens and all other relevant fixtures and fittings. Your HOTSPACE Renovation Action Plan provides area-by-area recommendations including; for Interior Consultations - kitchen, bathroom/s, toilet, lounge, dining, hallway, bedrooms, laundry, office and other areas as agreed AND/OR; for Exterior Consultations – building exterior, windows, roof, patio/deck areas, yard/gardens, garage and other areas as agreed.

Your Renovation Action Plan may also provide advice and direction about:

  • Colour and finishes samples where necessary and possible
  • Helpful websites
  • Product styles (written and photographic descriptions are provided for indicative purposes) and (occasionally) actual product specifications
  • Basic hand sketched plans or details to indicate and clarify suggestions (if necessary)
  • Estimated general costs for your renovation (cosmetic renovations ONLY)
  • Reasonable telephone and email support

 

HOTSPACE does not provide:

  • Structural advice • Furniture recommendations
  • Computer generated plans or details • Itemised costs or quotes for your renovation
  • Organising, supervising, managing or co-ordinating contractors for the performance of renovation work

Unless an on-site appointment has been arranged, all Renovation Action Plans are prepared with reference to photographs that the client provides and HOTSPACE takes no responsibility for lack of information provided in your Renovation Action Plan due to a lack of photographs of the property being provided. However, we will request further photographs if there is an obvious lack of information.

Completed HOTSPACE Renovation Action Plans are issued by way of a PDF document delivered by email.


All HOTSPACE advice is to be relied upon only to the extent that HOTSPACE will not be liable for any negligence, damages or other claims arising by, through, or in connection with:any increase in the actual price or completion time of renovation work that exceeds HOTSPACE’S estimates;
  • the property being valued, sold or rented for amounts less than that anticipated by HOTSPACE or being sold or rented in any extended timeframe to that stated by HOTSPACE;
  • any works performed by a third party whether or not that third party was introduced to the property by HOTSPACE;
  • any personal injury sustained by any person whilst on the property and in the event of an injury, I release, discharge and indemnify HOTSPACE against all claims by such persons;
  • any latent, structural or other defect (including but not limited to pest and vermin infestation) that is not capable of being ascertained from a laypersons visual inspection of in the property.

Payment for your Renovation Action Plan:

HOTSPACE will not begin your Renovation Action Plan until HOTSPACE receives the agreed 30% deposit payment in full and HOTSPACE will not release your Renovation Action Plan until HOTSPACE receives the agreed 70% balance of payment in full.

To the extent permitted by law, HOTSPACE excludes all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise. Where a warranty is implied by law and cannot be excluded, HOTSPACE’s liability for a breach of that warranty and any liability in tort is limited to reimbursement of HOTSPACE’S fees.


Cancellations:

If you need to cancel your HOTSPACE Renovation Action Plan for any reason, HOTSPACE will refund your deposit as follows:
  • 30% only of your deposit will be refunded if notification of your cancellation is made 14 working days or more before your booked appointment day
  • Deposits for HOTSPACE Renovation Action Plans cancelled 0-13 working days (inclusive) from your booked appointment day are NON-REFUNDABLE

Postponements:

If you wish to postpone your HOTSPACE Renovation Action Plan appointment for any reason, the following conditions apply:

  • You may postpone your HOTSPACE Renovation Action Plan appointment without forfeiting your deposit ONLY if postponement is requested 14 working days or more from the date of your original booked appointment AND the new appointment day is within 60 days from the original appointment day
  • Deposits for HOTSPACE Renovation Action Plans postponed 0-13 working days (inclusive) from your booked appointment day are NON-REFUNDABLE

Please note: Your HOTSPACE Renovation Action Plan cannot be postponed or cancelled once the telephone or on-site appointment has occured. i.e Once the telephone or on-site appointment has occured (where we review the property in detail/discuss questionnaire etc), your HOTSPACE Renovation Action Plan will be completed 100% and the balance of monies owing (70% of the total fee) charged to your credit card accordingly.


Please also note, it is your responsibility to ensure there is access to the property on the day of the appointment or that all relevant photographs are available in time. I.e a visit by us to your property where there is no internal access or where photographs are not available in time, will result in a loss of deposit.

 

RenoBlaster Consultations

HOTSPACE provides a three hour renovation advice service called a 'RenoBlaster Consultation'. This appointment occurs on-site (Brisbane and surrounds only) or via Telephone/Skype (all other areas).

Your HOTSPACE RenoBlaster Renovation Action Plan is generated during the 3 hour session and is presented to you by way of an opinion and type-written report about what to cosmetically do to add value and improve the appeal of the property in question. Advice may include colours, finishes and product guidelines for the following; Interior Consultations - walls, doors, flooring, lighting, cabinetry, window furnishings and all other relevant fixtures and fittings; Exterior Consultations - walls, doors, paths/driveway, lighting, gardens and all other relevant fixtures and fittings. Your HOTSPACE RenoBlaster Renovation Action Plan may provide area-by-area recommendations including; for Interior Consultations - kitchen, bathroom/s, toilet, lounge, dining, hallway, bedrooms, laundry, office and other areas as agreed AND/OR; for Exterior Consultations – building exterior, windows, roof, patio/deck areas, yard/gardens, garage and other areas as agreed. Note: Advice given covers as much as is practical and possible during the 3 hour hour consultation and will not include every area/fixture/fitting/colour at the property.

HOTSPACE does not provide:

  • Structural advice • Furniture recommendations 
  • Computer generated plans or details
  • Organising, supervising, managing or co-ordinating contractors for the performance of renovation work

Unless an on-site appointment has been arranged, all HOTSPACE RenoBlaster Renovation Action Plans are prepared with reference to photographs that the client provides and HOTSPACE takes no responsibility for lack of information provided in your RenoBlaster Renovation Action Plan due to a lack of photographs of the property being provided.

 

Completed HOTSPACE RenoBlaster Renovation Action Plans are issued by way of a PDF document delivered by email.

HOTSPACE advice is to be relied upon only to the extent that HOTSPACE will not be liable for any negligence, damages or other claims arising by, through, or in connection with any increase in the actual price or completion time of renovation work that exceeds HOTSPACE’S estimates;
the property being valued, sold or rented for amounts less than that anticipated by HOTSPACE or being sold or rented in any extended timeframe to that stated by HOTSPACE; any works performed by a third party whether or not that third party was introduced to the property by HOTSPACE; any personal injury sustained by any person whilst on the property and in the event of an injury, I release, discharge and indemnify HOTSPACE against all claims by such persons; any latent, structural or other defect (including but not limited to pest and vermin infestation) that is not capable of being ascertained from a laypersons visual inspection of in the property.

 

Payment for your RenoBlaster Consultation:

HOTSPACE will not attend your RenoBlaster consultation appointment (either via Skype, telephone or on-site) until HOTSPACE receives the agreed fee in full (30% deposit on booking the appointment; and then the remaining 70% balance transacted on the day of the meeting).

To the extent permitted by law, HOTSPACE excludes all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise. Where a warranty is implied by law and cannot be excluded, HOTSPACE’s liability for a breach of that warranty and any liability in tort is limited to reimbursement of HOTSPACE’S fees.

 

Cancellations

If you need to cancel your RenoBlaster consultation appointment for any reason, HOTSPACE will refund your deposit as follows:

  • 30% only of your deposit will be refunded if notification of your cancellation is made 14 working days or more before your booked appointment day
  • Deposits for RenoBlaster consultation appointments cancelled 0-13 working days (inclusive) from your booked appointment day are NON-REFUNDABLE


Postponements:

If you wish to postpone your HOTSPACE RenoBlaster Renovation Action Plan appointment for any reason, the following conditions apply:
  • You may postpone your HOTSPACE RenoBlaster Renovation Action Plan appointment without forfeiting your deposit ONLY if postponement is requested 14 working days or more from the date of your original booked appointment AND the new appointment day is within 60 days from the original appointment day
  • Deposits for RenoBlaster Renovation Action Plans postponed 0-13 working days (inclusive) from your booked appointment day are NON-REFUNDABLE

Please note: Your HOTSPACE RenoBlaster Renovation Action Plan cannot be postponed or cancelled once the telephone or on-site appointment has occured. i.e Once the telephone or on-site appointment has occured (where we review the property in detail/discuss questionnaire etc), your HOTSPACE RenoBlaster Renovation Action Plan will be completed 100% and the balance of monies owing (70% of the total fee) charged to your credit card accordingly.


Please also note, it is your responsibility to ensure there is access to the property on the day of the appointment or that all relevant photographs are available in time. I.e: a visit by us to your property where there is no internal access or where photographs are not available in time, will result in a loss of deposit.

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