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19 June 2015
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JG King Homes win Master Builders Regional Building Award

JG King Homes have won a Master Builders Regional Building Award at the North East Regional Building Awards on Friday night.

The Barossa 2 won the award for Best Volume Builder Display Home $200,000 - $300,000, a prestigious award that recognises the outstanding craftsmanship and professional standards of Master Builders Association members and demonstrates the commitment to building excellence in the residential sector throughout Regional Victoria.
The Barossa 2 is a spacious four bedroom homestead, perfect for regional areas or large corner lots. Upon entering the Barossa 2, you will be greeted by a formal living room and study to either side of the entry way, the perfect space for entertaining guests.

The home opens up to a large open plan space, the kitchen has overhead cupboards and the laundry is accessible from the garage for quick access to put away the shopping. The alfresco with Merbau decking is perfect for a blend of indoor and outdoor entertaining and the bedroom wing to the side of the home features a large master suite with ‘his and hers’ robes and ensuite, while the remaining three bedrooms all include robes.

JG King Homes is Australia’s largest new home builder of steel frame homes, as well as one of Victoria’s top volume builders. All JG King Homes are built with a steel frame and come with a 50 year peace-of-mind structural guarantee. We’re committed to building homes that you’ll be as proud of in the future as are the day you move in.

JG King Homes - Builder of Steel-Framed Homes

05 December 2014
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What is BAL?

When building a new home, there are many factors that come into consideration. As new land opens up, it is often close to areas of bushland and therefore it is important homes in these areas are built with the correct measures in place

In an effort to help better prepare homes for the potential threat of bushfire, the Government implemented a Bushfire Attached Level rating (also known as BAL) that is applied to residential land throughout the state. These ratings determine extra requirements and/or the building materials that can be used when building in a specific location.

The Bushfire Attack Levels range from non-existent in built up city areas, to BAL 12.5 where grass fire is the main concern and this applies to most new housing estate areas. The ratings then increase to BAL 19, BAL 29, BAL 40 and BAL FZ, depending on the proximity to bushland to the lot.

The CSIRO Division of Building Research Victoria, produced a paper outlining the features of a house with high fire-resistance. Major factors were:

  • Steel wall frames, with gypsum board linings for further protection
  • Concrete slab floor
  • Eliminating timber in the roof
  • Brick veneer external cladding

For further information on how building a steel framed home can help improve your homes fire-resistance, please speak to a JG King Homes new home consultant.

JG King Homes - Builder of Steel-Framed Homes improve fire resistance

20 September 2014
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Armstrong Estate Opening


JG King Homes are excited to announce the grand opening of our stunning new displays at Armstrong Estate, Mt Duneed on Saturday 20th September.

On display is the first Allure Series home, JG King’s new prestigious range of homes, which come with premium standard inclusions such as double glazing, undercover alfresco’s, AEG appliances, stone benchtops and 2550 ceiling height.

Also on display is the Odyssey 2, a substantial home offering a mix of formal and informal living spaces, and four good sized bedrooms.

Discover these spectacular homes at the opening of Armstrong Estate, Mt Duneed, built by Australia’s largest builder of steel framed homes, JG King Homes. Open 7 days 12pm – 5pm. 

JG King Homes - Armstrong Estate, Mt Duneed

13 September 2014
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JG King Homes - Best Display Home - Arcadia 1

JG King are proud to announce two of their stunning homes came runner up at the 2014 HIA Murray Division Awards on Friday 12th September 2014.

The Arcadia 1 was represented in the category of Best Display Home $250,000 - $300,000 and the Barossa 2 won runner up for Best Display Home $300,000 - $400,000. These two home designs are part of the Alpha Collection and opened at the Riverside Estate, Killara earlier in 2014.

JG King Homes - Best Display Home - Arcadia 1

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