Frank Blueming – Managing Director
Frank Blueming, our Managing Director, has been involved with the building industry for over 30 years.
He started work in the industry as a carpentry apprentice, and has worked his way from here to becoming the owner and managing director of Period Extensions & Designs.
His attention to detail, hard work and pride in the end product has seen Frank build a reputable business that is both successful, customer focused and reliable.
Frank still maintains his regular site visits, liaising with the trades and clients. He keeps a close eye on the progress of each job from start to finish, and is always available to the clients and trades.
Anne Viney – Senior Designer
Anne has been involved with high-end residential design for over 25 years. She ran her own boutique design and building company with her builder husband for 10 years (specializing in period home extensions) and that experience was instrumental in formulating the many underlying design principles that she uses today to create homes of deep and lasting beauty.
Anne has worked with Period Extensions for 12 years and in that time she has had around 100 designs built, with very many happy and delighted clients.
Anne’s design philosophy is that all of us deserve a beautiful home with wonderful open light-filled spaces that inspire us, that welcomes us and family and friends, that connects effortlessly to the outdoors, that brings us joy, that sustains and comforts us.
Anne is passionate about the ‘designed space’ and loves transforming tired period homes into amazing open light-filled places that you can be proud of.
Anne’s approach is very collaborative, she brings her extensive experience to the table and you bring your wish list!
Amanda Jones – Senior Designer
Amanda’s design journey started 14 years ago when she decided to follow her residential project design passion. After receiving coaching and training, Amanda made the move from the banking and finance industry (her commerce degree is in commercial law and marketing), to a career in high quality residential design.
Having personally renovated properties in Australia & New Zealand, Amanda understands the importance of designing spaces that flow, are filled with light, and have a ‘place for everything’. Her clients often comment, “Amanda really listened to what I wanted to achieve. This was reflected in the design she presented. “
Amanda is exceptionally well organised and possess outstanding communication skills. She likes to keep in touch with her clients throughout the design & build process and often; long after they have moved in!
Bill Blankfield – Senior Designer
Bill has been designing new homes and extensions for over 28 years. His expertise and vision has won him numerous awards including, MBA awards and HIA awards and 2 of which have been voted Best Extensions Nationally. Bill loves a challenge and is passionate and motivated about adding value to your existing home. Bill prides himself on his customer service and is enthusiastic about taking your vision and making it your reality.
Andrew Austin – Building Supervisor
Andrew has over 17 years of experience as a carpenter working exclusively on period style homes. He has been with the company since 2004 when he first started as a carpenter and then worked his way up to become a Project manager. His vast knowledge of the renovating process, great attention to detail, and willingness to go the extra mile makes him an asset to the Period Extensions and Designs team.
Melbourne is famous for beautiful Period homes with plenty of character. Let us help you unlock the potential of your home. We take care of all the plans and permits. All you need to do is move in when the build is complete.
We start by finding out what’s important to you – what does your home mean to you? Why choose to extend your home? How can we create a custom home design to suit your lifestyle needs?
By asking questions like this before a home extension, we make sure you get the results you’re looking for.
Our team of professional designers is experienced in creating innovative solutions that maintain the structural integrity of period homes, enhance the historic features and suit your lifestyle through high quality home extensions and renovations.
We also provide an interior design service – even right down to colour schemes and kitchen fittings, you know Period Extensions & Designs will be with you every step of the way.
Once we have a design for your home renovations, we set about building. Period Extensions & Designs uses only highly skilled tradesmen, supervised by experienced project managers. We ensure high levels of client visibility so you have peace of mind knowing that both our high standards and your expectations are met when it comes to the building works to your home.
You may know what you want from your home renovation, but making it a reality requires expert knowledge. That’s where our experienced home designers can assist you in coming up with a plan that’s suits your needs. We also take care of all the planning and permits required to renovate and extend your home.
We promise friendly, efficient service at all times. There is a 10 year structural guarantee on all of our builds as well as a 3 month maintenance period after the completion of your home renovation or extension. The friendly team at Period Extensions & Designs are always available to their clients and provide assistance and support throughout the entire build.
It’s important to bring in experts when renovating or extending a period home. Some of the reasons to choose Period Extensions & Designs are:
We bring a thorough knowledge of relevant regulations to all our projects and take care of applying for all of the building permits, a normally time-consuming and tedious task.
Some renovations require complete fidelity to the original style; others can incorporate tasteful modern elements. We can help you decide which approach is best for your home, as well as apply all building permits.
Our renovation specialists can match awnings, replicate heritage bathroom tiles or water faucets, and take care of all the small details that preserve and revitalize the spirit of your home’s design.
A great home renovation or home extension should appear natural and seem that the house was always that way. Take a look at our work and you’ll see this is always what we achieve.
We truly listen to what you want and use our knowledge and experience to turn your vision into a truly exquisite design, which we will then bring to life. Our team is incredibly passionate about maintaining the integrity and character of heritage homes while adding modern touches.
Our expertise, experience, and dedication to quality are what win us HIA awards in home renovation and additions. But we also believe in old-fashioned customer service. That’s why at Period Extensions & Designs we listen, we design, we build, and we support.
Our professional design team is passionate about creating environments to meet your lifestyle needs, while respecting the rich history and architecture of your home.
Whilst our construction team brings these designs to life to create a home that is both comfortable, impressive, and exceeds expectations.
Address: 790 Burke Road, Camberwell Victoria 3124
Phone: 03 9882 5255
Business Hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday