Welcome to Smith & Sons, Doncaster / Eltham, a skilled and dedicated builder committed to helping you realise your dream home through extensions, renovations, or rebuilds. With convenient locations in Eltham and Doncaster, we specialise in all aspects of home renovations and extensions, from initial design to construction, delivering project outcomes that surpass your expectations.
At Smith & Sons, we believe that your home should reflect your unique personality and lifestyle. Whether you're seeking to create more space for your growing family, upgrade your kitchen, add a breathtaking outdoor living area, or something truly exceptional, our team is here to assist you every step of the way. We take the time to carefully listen to your ideas and requirements, ensuring a collaborative approach throughout the entire process. Our focus on open communication guarantees that your home renovation vision becomes a reality.
Our unwavering commitment is to deliver top-quality workmanship and careful attention to detail. We aim to meet your specific requirements and utilise the best techniques to ensure that your renovation or extension project is not only visually stunning but also durable and functional.
Excited to get started? Begin your home renovation or extension project with Smith & Sons, Doncaster / Eltham.
Smith & Sons Renovations & Extensions have been around since 2009. Going from a single office in QLD, now spanning across the whole of Australia and internationally in New Zealand and Canada, growing to be the team of builders we are today. Smith & Sons are now Australia's leading home Renovation & Extension builders, transforming client's homes from a dream into their reality.
Our builder's knowledge and ability within the industry will allow you to have complete confidence that your project will run seamlessly from initial design to completion. We strive to turn every client's renovation ideas into their reality, with the use of quality trades and only the upmost craftsmanship.
We aim to secure 'clients for life' by delivering first class customer service at the highest standard, ensuring a stress-free experience for all.
Each client is made fully aware of all the details involved during each stage of their home transformation, including when each stage will be completed and who will be on site each day. Our builders work with you every step of the way, using their knowledge in the industry to advise and offer up suggestions to help create the home best suited to your needs and lifestyle. We understand the importance of close attention to detail and will make sure you are left with nothing but a quality home makeover.
The Eltham, Melbourne team is run by Managing Director and Principal Builder, Matthew Braby. He has cultivated a strong reputation for quality, providing builds on time and to budget throughout Eltham and surrounding areas for over 25 years.
Since his earlier days as an awarded and promising apprentice, Matthew knew the most rewarding areas of his chosen profession included incorporating client's personal touches into projects with practical advice as to how they could be achieved.
Our team of Melbounre builders are privileged to service Eltham and surrounding suburbs. A lush, green and peaceful area perfect for families or really anyone seeking a country-like feel with excellent amenities whilst still enjoying easy CBD access.
It’s bush-like surrounds and picturesque streets are supported by well-regarded schools and this high demand market means homes are tightly held. The unwillingness to surrender prime positioning here is part of the reason lifestyle renovations and rebuilds are on the rise.
Being locals, we understand the appeal for living around this area and having extensive experience building in this municipality we’re well versed in the potential pitfalls and hurdles that can arise in the planning approval process.
Our Team of experts can assist to smooth out any possible planning bumps with consultative design guidance and intimate knowledge of the processes and procedures locally required.
Best Customer Service Award 2014
Best Performance Award 2015
International Franchise of the Year 2015
Best Performance Award 2016
International Franchise of the Year 2016
Best Performance Award 2017
Best Construction Team Award 2018
International Franchise of the Year 2018
Franchise Partner Renewal Award 2019
What We Do
At Smith & Sons Eltham/ Doncaster, we offer a complete building service that covers everything from the initial design stage through to completion. Our unique but simple 3 step renovation process – Design, Plan, Construct – allows us to take the daunting unknown out of building and provide you with an enjoyable experience that you'll remember. Click here for more information on DPC.
We're committed to providing exceptional customer service and value honesty, communication, and getting the job done right the first time. We believe that keeping you informed every step of the way is critical to the success of your home renovation project. By doing so, you can easily keep track of each stage of your project and expected timeframes.
Home Extensions: A home extension is a great way to add space and value to your home without having to go through the stress and expense of moving house. It involves expanding your home by building additional rooms or extending existing ones. Home extensions can range from the edition of a single room to a more complex project, such as adding a second storey. With the help of our professional builders, we can create a custom design that meets your needs and reflects your personal style, all while enhancing the functionality and value of your home.
Second Storey Additions: A second storey addition is a popular way to add extra living space to your home. It involves adding a new level on top of your existing home, creating additional bedrooms, bathrooms, or living areas. If you love where you live, a second storey addition is a great solution for your family that has outgrown their current lowset home. It can also be a cost-effective alternative to moving to a larger home in a more expensive area. With our help, you can design a custom second storey addition that complements your existing home and meets your specific requirements and budget.
Home Makeover Projects: Our expert team specialise in complete home makeovers that transform your home into a beautiful and functional living space. From small-scale renovations to complete interior and exterior overhauls, we can help you achieve your home renovation dreams. Our team of skilled professionals will work with you to create a custom design that meets your needs and style.
Kitchens: We believe that your kitchen is the heart of every home. A kitchen renovation can range from a simple update with new cabinetry, benchtops and fixtures through to a complete redesign that completely transforms the space.
Bathroom and Laundries: Dreamt of a bath to relax in after a long day at work? One of our most popular renovation projects, let us help you create a bathroom or laundry renovation that’s functional and refreshing.
Granny Flats and Garage Conversions: A cost effective and great renovation solution to add value and space to your home without the expenses of moving.
Garages: Looking to transform your garage into a functional, yet stylish space for your vehicles or add storage, workspace, or even a man cave? We can help you maximise your garage space.
Decks and Outdoor Extensions: The outdoor space is an extension of your home. We specialise in creating custom outdoor decks and extensions that help you maximize your outdoor living space and enhance your outdoor lifestyle.
Knock-Down Rebuilds: Our experienced team will work with you to design a custom home that reflects your unique style, requirements, and budget. From obtaining council approvals to final inspections, we'll manage every step of the process to ensure that your new home is safe, efficient, and completed on time.
Commercial: We offer a range of commercial construction services that help businesses achieve their goals. From small office renovations to large commercial builds, we have the expertise to deliver high-quality results.
Unit Renovations: Thinking of a renovation on your unit or apartment? We offer unit renovation services that are customised to your needs, preferences, and financial plan outcomes that amplify the potential of your unit.
Re-Cladding: Update and improve the exterior of your home with confidence. You can trust us to deliver a re-cladding result that not only looks great but also protects your home from the elements.
What Is The DPC?
Are you considering a major home renovation? Smith & Sons Eltham/ Doncaster offer a unique DPC process that can help you achieve your goals. DPC stands for Design, Plan and Construct, it is a thorough three-step process that has been developed by Smith & Sons specifically for large-scale home renovation projects. With DPC, our team works closely with you throughout each phase, from design, planning and construction, ensuring a seamless and collaborative experience along the entire journey. More details on each component below.
The design phase marks the beginning of your home transformation. It's where our builders will first connect with you to discuss the changes you would like to make. Regardless of whether you have a few ideas in mind or are starting from scratch with no idea where to start, our experienced team is here to guide you. Drawing on years of building experience, we work together with you to create a custom design that caters to your specific needs, lifestyle, budget, and timelines. As design and build specialists, we don't require any prior plans before our initial meeting. During this stage, we'll provide you with expert advice on the range of options available to achieve your dream home. If you're considering a home renovation all you need to do is contact us and we'll take care of the rest.
After collaborating with our builders and finalising your design in the design stage, we move on to stage two – planning your home transformation! Our planning stage includes obtaining all required permits and ensuring compliance with local regulations to prevent any unexpected issues during the construction phase to ensure a smooth renovation process. After all the details have been taken care of, we move on to the most exciting part of the process, where construction finally begins!
Get ready to say goodbye to the old and welcome to the new! Our builders are here to make your dream home a reality. We understand that home renovations can be stressful, and during this phase communication is paramount. We will keep you informed every step of the way, and our builders are always available to answer your questions. Once construction is complete, it's time for the most rewarding part of the journey – handover. Our builders will guide you through the changes made and provide you with any other relevant information. It's time to sit back, relax, and enjoy your brand-new renovated home! With our team of experts by your side, building your renovation dreams has never been easier.