Suzanne has been interviewed and featured in a double-page spreaad of the Housing Industry Association (HIA) Housing Magazine, as part of their ‘Where are they now’ series. Suzanne won the HIA Australian Business Partner of the Year (now known as Small Business Management award) in 2013. Suzanne reflects back over the last 10 years and… Continue reading Suzanne featured in Housing Magazine
Suzanne Burke recently delivered a keynote speech at the WA HIA Building Women event held at the The Westin Perth. The theme of the day was ‘How to be your own Champion’. Suzanne discussed her career journey and how she navigated personal challenges along the way. Key messages included: Instead of resisting change, lean into… Continue reading Suzanne delivers a Keynote Speech
The Amerex team were at the @masterbuilderswa Housing Excellence Awards at @crownperth on the weekend. Amerex were announced as finalists in these categories:✅ Best Alteration & Addition Under $150k✅ Best Alteration & Addition $230-300k✅ Best Alteration & Addition $300-$430k✅ Best Alteration & Addition $430-530k🏆 Supervisor of the Year: Steve Burke Well done to the Amerex team and all the… Continue reading 2023 MBA WA Awards: Amerex have a night out
Oh, What a night!!! On a wet and blustery autumn night the Amerex Renovations & Additions team have scooped the pool with a bag of premium awards at the Master Builders Western Australia Housing Excellence Awards night at Crown Perth Ballroom!! WINNER! Best Alteration & Addition: Project of the Year – Waratah Ave, Dalkeith WINNER!… Continue reading Amerex scoop the pool at 2021 MBA Awards
Join Suzanne Burke, the General Manager at Amerex as she explains that it is “Business at Usual” at Amerex at the moment. The company has made some changes in the office and on site to keep workers safe in response to COVID19 and with construction being considered an essential service, our renovation projects are still… Continue reading Important update from Amerex in relation to COVID19
When the onset of COVID hit our shores, another event took place in Perth very quietly. One of the largest companies in the Perth renovation sector, Dale Alcock Home Improvements closed its doors permanently. Why? Not sure. The ABN Group as a whole have undergone a massive rebrand with flash new premises in Leedervillle, so… Continue reading Dale Alcock Home Improvements closes its doors
What a night! Amerex Renovations & Additions came home with the award for the Best Alteration and Addition 2020 $500,000 to $750,000 at the Master Builders Western Australia Housing Excellence Awards 2020!!!!! We are beyond thrilled. These awards are highly competitive and the other finalists in this category had also completed stunning homes. To be… Continue reading Amerex win Best Alteration and Addition 2020 at MBA Awards
Suzanne Burke and Steve Burke have worked together on a collaborative project to put together the ultimate home renovation book. In Nail Your Renovation without getting Screwed, award-winning builder and renovation specialist Steve Burke draws on over 20 years’ experience to provide a practical guide on the do’s and don’ts of home renovations. Sharing insider… Continue reading Nail Your Renovation without getting Screwed | The BOOK!
Amerex Renovations were extremely proud to have a home in the Best Renovation $750k-$1m at the Master Builders Australia awards held last weekend at the iconic Uluru! In this highly competitive category we were not lucky enough to become the national winner. However, as John Gelavis (MAICD) – Executive Director at MBAWA – said “You… Continue reading Amerex at the MBA Awards in Uluru
Steve and Suzanne provided The West Australian, New Homes lift-out with a series of articles, providing expertise and insights into home renovations for the newspaper’s readership.
The latest edition of Family Circle features our book Nail Your Renovation without getting Screwed, and has a two-page spread with an article written by Suzanne about Home Renovation Costs. Learn where to splurge and where to save on your home renovation. Making smart decisions and the right choices can ensure that your home renovation has the wow factor… Continue reading Home Renovation Costs – where to splurge and where to save
This is a fantastic honour for Suzanne to have been featured in F Magazine online. This is a great publication dedicated to celebrating female success across ages, industries and lifestyles. There are some amazing women featured on this website and it is truly humbling to be standing alongside women such as Ita Buttrose, Rosie Batty,… Continue reading Suzanne Burke is featured on website F-magazine online
In this month’s Bunnings magazine, Steve was interviewed about how to nail down renovation costs and how to manage a renovation budget. A key piece of advice from Steve: “Getting a fixed price quote from a builder as early as possible in the design stages of your project is essential…..there is no point falling in… Continue reading Steve is interviewed for Bunnings Magazine about renovation budgets
In the Amerex Podcast interview, we talk around the topic “Are you getting screwed on your bathroom renovation?” Join Steve Burke and Suzanne Burke as we chat with Kevin Turner from Real Estate Talk where we discuss all the ‘gotchas’ with bathroom renovations. Learn what to look for and how to avoid a bathroom renovation… Continue reading Amerex Podcast interview with Real Estate Talk
The August edition of Your Investment Property magazine has generously featured Amerex Renovations and Additions and our book Nail Your Renovation without getting Screwed in a 6 page spread focusing on kitchen renovations. Also highlighted is a great Hamptons style kitchen completed by Amerex as part of a large home renovation to a Nedlands home.… Continue reading Amerex in Your Investment Property Magazine
Steve had fun on ABC Radio National talk-back radio recently, fielding live calls from listeners about their renovation projects. He even provided a few tips for people in Townsville looking to recover and fix up their homes after the terrible flooding that they have experienced. Most importantly, he advised them how to avoid a dodgy… Continue reading Steve on ABC radio live talkback
The Book Launch for Nail Your Renovation without getting Screwed was held at Home Base in Subiaco. It was the perfect venue for a great crowd made up of construction industry professionals, family, friends, clients and keen renovators that couldn’t wait to get their hands on a copy of the book. It was a fantastic… Continue reading Nail Your Renovation BOOK Launch
They also discussed their top tips for home renovations in a segment that Sunrise ran about how to avoid renovation disasters such as cost blow-outs and schedule over-runs.
The Amerex team were proud winners of the MBA WA Best Alteration and Addition $750k to $1m at the recent WA Housing Awards 2019. This stunning Nedlands home was every bit the deserving winner. With quality fixtures and materials and outstanding workmanship throughout, it simply commands attention. From the front fence, front door, thru to the… Continue reading MBA Award Winners 2019
The Amerex team are proud to be involved with a blog collaboration project with Jason Windows. Our very own Suzanne Burke has written some articles which have been published on the Jason Windows website. Amerex have had a long association with Jason Windows and this is a great way for local business to show support… Continue reading Amerex and Jason Windows Blog Collaboration
Amerex completed a large project for Brenton and Jacqui in the quiet suburb of Jolimont (near Wembley and Subiaco. They kindly agreed to talk about their home renovation journey with Amerex on camera. Their project included a major extension and the rear of their character home (Californian Bungalow), a Pool Room at the rear, a… Continue reading Brenton and Jacqui discuss their Home Renovation journey with Amerex
The wonderful Home Owners at this recently completed Mt Lawley home renovation by Amerex, were kind enough to sit down and discuss their home renovation journey with us on camera. Many people have common concerns when embarking on a major home renovation project. Eric and Kris wanted to share their journey with others, so that… Continue reading Eric and Kris discuss their top-to-toe renovation with Amerex
This gorgeous home was a complete home makeover project. The carpet needed replacing, the entire home need repainting – inside and out – the kitchen was falling apart, the laundry was old and lacked cupboard space. They had enjoyed their alfresco area, but it was looking dated and tired. They researched renovation companies in Perth and… Continue reading Complete Home Makeover | Before and After renovation pics now live!
Perth Renovations Company Amerex were once again named as Finalists in the Professional Small Builder/Renovator of the Year category at the WA HIA State Housing awards. Amerex are the ONLY Builder to have been named in this category as either a Winner or Finalist in every year since 2009. This award is open to all Small… Continue reading Perth Renovations Company Amerex finalists at the WA HIA Awards
Steve Burke recently attended the AFL Rising Star awards in Melbourne as the guest of Sam Powell-Pepper. Sam was nominated in Round 1 this year and has had a sensational debut year with Port Adelaide. Steve coached Sam as a junior football player and was so very proud to attend the awards. Sam came third in… Continue reading Sam Powell-Pepper comes 3rd in the AFL Rising Star awards!!!
Join us for a short video insight into a day out and about with Amerex, your Perth Home Renovation experts. This video is a fantastic snapshot of a busy day on site with a myriad of trades, all hard at work transforming Perth homes. Click here to view the video now! Want to… Continue reading Perth Home Renovation experts out in the field
Check out this video of a Second Storey Addition in Nedlands while it is still under construction. This fun and short video provides an insight into what a construction site looks like with work still in progress. Do you remember the band that plays the song used in the soundtrack? Would you like to learn… Continue reading Second Storey Addition work in progress in Nedlands: a video insight
Perth House Renovation: the Amerex team are on the job! Join us for a short video insight into a Perth House Renovation. This video is a fantastic snapshot of a busy day on site with a myriad of trades, all hard at work transforming another Perth home with a superb modern home renovation and house extension.… Continue reading Perth House Renovation: a busy day of Trades on site at Amerex
Sam Powell-Pepper is moving to Adelaide!!! Amerex are so proud to announce that Sam Powell-Pepper won’t be working for Amerex anymore. As of now, his is a Port Adelaide AFL Player! Sammy has worked so hard for this over the last few years. We are so proud and excited for him. Amerex’s loss is most… Continue reading Sam Powell-Pepper drafted to Port Adelaide!!!
Amerex were award finalists in the Professional Builder / Renovator of the Year category at the 2016 WA HIA State Housing awards held at Frasers in Kings Park last week. Amerex have been winners in the WA Professional Renovator/Builder category a record breaking 5 out of the last 6 years, and have been either a Winner or Finalist… Continue reading Amerex Finalists at the WA HIA Awards
Perth Home Renovations have never been laid bare quite in this manner before. Check out our behind the scenes look into a day in the life of a Perth Home Renovations Builder. Our resident videographer has been out on site with Steve taking footage! Check out this short and engaging slice of the action that… Continue reading Perth Home Renovations: Steve out and about checking on latest projects
Sam Powell-Pepper has been working with Amerex on a Casual basis for a couple of years now. He has always been a solid contributor with a willing and hard-working attitude. These are attributes that he also brings to the footy field. Sam has been working hard over the last few years to develop a career… Continue reading Sam Powell-Pepper firms up as a hot AFL draft prospect
Pouring Concrete on a hot summer morning is all part of the job. Have you ever wondered what is involved in pouring a concrete slab? Click here to check out the Amerex team hard at work on a hot summer morning… Did we mention that it was a 40 degree day?
Click here to view the first in a series of Perth Home Renovation videos that Amerex is launching this year. We aim to show you what it looks like out on site when you build a Home Renovation and Addition with Amerex. Some videos will be short and fun grabs, others will be longer and… Continue reading Amerex launches new video series: Insights into Perth Home Renovations and Additions
Amerex were major award finalists at the 2015 WA HIA State Housing awards held at the State Reception Centre last week. Amerex have been winners in the WA Professional Builder/Renovator category a record breaking 5 out of the last 6 years. However, we were not so lucky this year. That said, we are chuffed to be Finalists in a very competitive… Continue reading Amerex Award Finalists in the 2015 WA Professional Builder/Renovator
Amerex finalists at the 2015 HIA Perth Housing Awards in Perth Home Renovation and Addition categories
The Amerex team attended the 2015 HIA Perth Housing Awards and were thrilled to have two beautiful renovations featuring as finalists in the Perth Home Renovation and Addition categories. Both of these homes were character homes in need of more natural light, open living spaces and some tender loving care. We thank the wonderful owners… Continue reading Amerex finalists at the 2015 HIA Perth Housing Awards in Perth Home Renovation and Addition categories
Winners! Amerex were announced as the 2014 winners of the WA HIA Professional Builder and Renovator of the Year 2014 at the Western Australia Housing Association (HIA) Awards held at the State Reception Centre in Kings Park. That is an extraordinary 5th win!! No other Perth Builder can claim this level of success and industry… Continue reading Amerex win Professional Builder and Renovator of the Year award for an incredible 5th time!
A recent Heritage Home Renovation in Mt Lawley was recognised with an Hertiage Award at the City of Stirling. Steve and Suzanne Burke recently attended the City of Stirling 2014 Bi-annual Heritage awards. Mark and Rosene – our wonderful clients from Ferrar St – allowed us to enter their beautiful heritage home renovation and addition… Continue reading Mt Lawley Heritage Home Renovation and Addition wins award at the City of Stirling Heritage awards
Exciting news! Amerex have been announced as the winners of the Australian HIA Professional Builder/Renovator of the Year 2014 award at the national HIA housing industry awards held on the Gold Coast. We were competing against the best Builders in each state (not only Renovation companies!), and are so very proud of our team for… Continue reading Amerex win National HIA Award: Australian Professional Renovator of the Year
The Amerex team are extremely proud to have been awarded the WA HIA Professional Builder/Renovator of the Year 2013. The award category is open to builders State-wide and to win for the third year in a row is fantastic industry endorsement in a very competitive marketplace. We take great pride in the quality of the… Continue reading Amerex win HIA Professional Builder/Renovator of the Year 2013
This Mt Lawley home renovation and addition to a classic character home, was acknowledged for the high level of craftmanship at the Perth Housing Awards. The entire Amerex team attended and are rapt that this beautiful Mt Lawley home renovation and addition was a Finalist in the extremely competitive category of Renovation/Addition Project $550-750k. Big… Continue reading Mt Lawley home renovation and addition a Finalist at the Perth HIA Awards!
Steve Burke (Builder and Managing Director) was interviewed for a HIA segment of the West Real Estate Program on Channel 7 in Perth. They discuss our stunning home renovations and what Steve view as being important factors to consider.
As the WA State Winner of the 2012 HIA Business Partner of the Year, Suzanne was pitted against other state winners vying for the HIA Australian Business Partner of the Year 2013 at the HIA-CSR Housing Awards held in Brisbane. Suzanne is the General Manager of Amerex Renovations, and amongst a field of strong entries,… Continue reading Winner – Suzanne Burke! HIA Australian Business Partner of the Year 2013
Amerex have won the WA Professional Small Builder/Renovator of the Year category for the third time! But wait, there is more… Suzanne was entered in the Business Partner of the Year category, and you could hear the silence when the list of nominations were read out. It was a large and competitive field, and the… Continue reading Amerex Renovations wins big at the WA HIA Housing Industry Awards!
Looking for the ultimate guide to renovating?
it’s all in our new book!
NAIL YOUR RENOVATION WITHOUT GETTING SCREWED
Tips & advice from an award-winning builder
Written by Steve Burke & Suzanne Burke
Thinking about renovating your home? You’re not alone. The Master Builders Association of Australia estimates $8.8 billion a year will be spent on home renovations over the next 5 years.
Whether you’re giving your kitchen a makeover, updating a tired bathroom or adding another room, this new book will help set you up for success.