A new business focused on all things home renovation is set to open in Bundaberg this week, with Sam Spiteri and Gerard Flanigan at the helm of the local Smith & Sons franchise.
Located at Shop 6, 54 Walker Street, the team specialises in all types of home renovations and extensions including decks and patios, granny flats, house raising, internal renovations and everything in between.
The new design centre will be a hub for locals to drop in, speak one-on-one with a builder and view a range of displays and product selections for all types of projects.
Sam said he and Gerard were thrilled to open the franchise in the Bundaberg Region.
“Gerard and I jumped at the chance to be involved with Smith & Sons, we saw an opportunity to move forward with our construction future and loved the idea of being a part of a franchise,” he said.
“Nearly everywhere you look there is a home that needs renovations and we saw that businesses for renovations are sadly lacking in the region.
“We're excited to be able to fill in that space and give our clients quality, long lasting and progressive renovations.”
The Bundaberg locals come with a long history in the construction and building industry.
Gerard has been a builder for more than 30 years while Sam has been a carpenter for more than 12 years.
Both have extensive knowledge of all things construction and renovations, from “the odd job” to working on large commercial projects like The Rum Distillery and The Friendlies Hospital.
The duo said they were excited to bring their skillset to Smith & Sons.
“Bundaberg is teeming with new builds which is great for the region but there are many people who love their home or are investing and require a more functional space to be built,” Sam said.
“We love being able to watch an old Queenslander develop a new lease on life, give a bathroom a revamp, add on a second story addition or build functional rooms or living spaces for the family.
“We're offering a one-stop-shop for all things renovations.
“From quality workmanship, a friendly attitude, new ideas or refurbish old ones, Smith & Sons Bundaberg has got you covered.”
The Smith & Sons display centre will be open from 9 am to 4.30 pm at Shop 6, 54 Walker Street, Bundaberg.
Sam and Gerard will celebrate the business with a grand opening on Friday 6 May from 4 pm to 7 pm.
A sausage sizzle will be hosted by the Rotary Club of Bundaberg Inc with proceeds to go to Angels Community Group.
Find out more about Smith & Sons here.
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