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  • 2020 to 2021

    Best Sellers 2020

    We’ve been chatting with our main subcontractors, suppliers and regular collaborators to find out their best sellers 2020. We asked them to answer across all their client base and not just Milliken Builders. We expected some of the replies but were surprised by others that we had not observed among our own clients throughout this […]

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    Barn doors for interior use in renovations and new builds

    Barn doors are becoming more popular for interior use in Australian homes. For a while we have admired barn doors on Pinterest, in interior design magazines and on American home renovation shows. They have been widely used across the USA where their rustic look is well suited for the current farmhouse and log cabin styles […]

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  • Picton BBQ Window Job

    Window Installation Job transforms BBQ area into cozy entertaining space

    Perched on the banks of the Nepean River our clients enjoy a beautiful country location that makes the most of magnificent surrounding views. In 2016 we assisted our client by installing an entrance door and sliding windows supplied by Hanlon Windows Australia.     We returned in 2020 to install a Hanlon stacker sliding door […]

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  • 6 Mistakes to Avoid when Doing a Custom Build

    Mistakes happen. At Milliken Builders we have identified 6 common mistakes clients make when doing a custom build. A famous quote (from Eleanor Roosevelt) encourages us to, ‘Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.’ Avoiding these 6 mistakes will save you a lot of disappointment and […]

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