From farmhouse to country retreat, building a home on acreage or a large rural allotment where your nearest neighbour is a mile away is a dream come true for a lucky few. Read more…

Dulux has recently released their colour trends for 2017 – Antidote: A Colour Cure. Prescribing a visual cure through colour, with four globally inspired palettes that promote warmth and tactility that will stimulate your senses. Read more…

Comdain’s BluePrint range has been created to offer home buyers a fast track to luxury architect-designed homes with significant savings of time and money. Read more…

New products and technologies for the building and construction industry are constantly being introduced to the market. Most new innovations are borne of the need to reduce construction time and therefore increase efficiencies. Read more…

Here at Comdain Homes we enjoy working with suppliers who share our vision of quality, style and luxury. Read more…

We came across this building contract from 1939 the other day and loved the simplicity of it. Read more…

Comdain Homes receives regular updates from the VBA (Vic Building Authority) and we thought we would share their recent timely advice on gutter maintenance with you. Read more…

Den Fair 2016 has come and gone but what a truly amazing exhibition it was! It showcased a selection of the best in contemporary furniture, design, lighting, textiles, soft furnishings, home product design and homewares. Read more…

With the onset of winter, it’s now we can appreciate the effects of good insulation. Read more…

Designing and building your home on a sloping block is an exciting opportunity to build a dream home to capture those stunning views, and the character of an undulating site means the design of your home must be highly considered to maximise the site’s full potential. Read more…

Comdain Homes are now building custom built luxury homes at Tullamore, Doncaster. Here’s a little bit about the development and the history of the site. Read more…

High quality design, construction and finishes from a builder you can trust. Read more…

For many years now Comdain Homes has partnered with Stegbar, Australia’s most trusted name in windows, to help create our beautiful custom built homes. Read more…

Comdain Homes' Rodney Ord is a past Chairman of the Victorian Homeless Fund (VHF): currently he holds the position of Industry Advisor on their committee. Read more…

The Housing Industry Association (HIA) awarded Comdain Homes ‘Winner Professional Medium Builder 2015’ at the recent 2015/2016 HIA Victorian Awards. Read more…

We’ve been designing and building custom built luxury homes for over 25 years now and without a doubt, the best thing about our job is handing over the keys of each uniquely built home to our clients. Read more…

Dulux has recently released their Colour Trends for 2016. Always at the forefront of design and inspiration, Dulux has explored worldwide trend forecasts and identified four trends for their 2016 forecast. Read more…

With costs to renovate and extend far greater per square metre compared with building a new house, many people are opting to demolish and rebuild instead. Read more…

At our recent Sustainable Home Rebuild Seminars, the most asked question was ... “How does double glazing work and how much does it cost?” Read more…

When I was growing up I can recall us kids vying for the best spot in front of the gas wall furnace in the lounge room, our only form of heating. I guess my parents would have a similar memory, but in front of a briquette or wood fireplace. Read more…

Building 6 Star energy rated homes is compulsory in Victoria, however incorporating passive design principles can further enhance your home’s energy efficiency and your comfort. Read more…

We’ve recently completed a stunning French Provincial house in the leafy suburb of Ivanhoe East that makes extensive use of English Oak parquetry flooring in a double herringbone pattern. Read more…

Remember when outdoor living meant camping and garages were usually built for a single car, separate from the house? Read more…

Stage 3 of the Job Flow Process is where the fun begins with building your new home. Read more…

We are often asked to incorporate a wine cellar into our luxury home designs so here are a few tips on our approach to ensuring your wines are at their best when it’s time to enjoy a glass or two. Read more…

Knock down rebuild has become the enthusiastic catchcry of new home buyers in many inner Melbourne suburbs where out-dated houses sit on valuable home sites. Read more…

Now that summer’s here, it’s time to make sure your pool is in tip top condition to enjoy on hot summer days and warm summer nights. Here are a few tips to ensure your pool is sparkling and ready to enjoy any time. Read more…

Aluminium or timber windows, which to choose? Which are the best windows for you and your building project, and what should you consider when making a well-informed decision? Read more…

Changes to Victorian residential zones came into effect on 1 July 2014. Read more…

So you got the keys to your new home and it is absolutely stunning. It smells like a new home and each room is clean and empty. Time to put your stamp on it now and transform your house into a warm and welcoming home. Read more…

The decision to knock down and rebuild has been made. For whatever reasons, renovation or selling up and buying again have been ruled out. That’s one headache out of the way, but where to from here? Read more…

Building your own home is a big investment, probably the biggest one in your life. Part of the home building process is choosing the right partner to build your beautiful home. But where do you start? How do you find a quality builder to build your new home? Read more…

Once you have made the decision to build a new home or knock down and rebuild your home, it’s time to get started on the design of your new home! This is a very exciting phase but can also be incredibly tiring and time consuming. Read more…

When it comes to lighting the rooms in your house, your aim is to create a relaxed and comfy atmosphere. Read more…

Freshly painted walls give your home a clean and bright look which you want to last as long as possible. Our tips help you maintain exactly this look so you can enjoy your paintwork for longer. Read more…

Landscaping your new home is a lot of fun but before you head into your local nursery to pick out trees, shrubs and flowers, have a read through the tips we collected. Our tips aim to make your landscape projects as smooth and hassle free as possible. Read more…

A custom builder does a million things to work with you on your dream home from collaborating with architects and coordinating with consultants to produce a design ready for construction. But there is always room to do more and we found the following little things make a custom builder go from good to great. Read more…

Most of us carry out regular repairs and maintain the inside of our homes to prevent damage to heating, plumbing, electrical appliances etc. But how do you look after the outside of your home? Read more…

It is harder than it sounds and discussing your needs and wants of your new custom built home is essential. Your husband may not consider a large dining area as a need whereas you argue that there is absolutely no need for a game room. Read more…

Recent Client

“Shayne the foreman was always forthcoming and kept me informed. Everyone involved with the project was very good at communicating.”

– James & Regan

Talk to us

Call us on 03 9403 0000 to speak to one of our consultants about your dream home.

Or come and chat to us at our display homes located at 74 Greythorn Road, Balwyn North and 1288 Toorak Road, Camberwell. 

Our contact page has all the details.

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From farmhouse to country retreat, building a home on acreage or a large rural allotment where your nearest neighbour is a mile away is a dream come true for a lucky few. Read more…