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 Bayside Extensions.
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.
Steve Hartley – Building Project Manager
Steve has been involved in the building industry for over 30 years. He is immensely enthusiastic about building and renovating. Steve has a fantastic rapport with the Trades who work for Bayside Extensions, and they in turn work as a cohesive team to construct designs which bring enormous delight to the clients. Steve liaises with our clients regularly throughout the project to ensure an overall stress free process, where our client requirements are met.
Jamil Chaban – Draftsperson
Jamil is our talented draftsman with a keen eye for detail. He works closely with our creative design team to bring their ideas to life. He is an integral part of our design and build process.
Our highly skilled team will assist with all aspects of the design, management, build and post-build maintenance, giving you complete confidence and peace of mind. At Bayside Extensions, we are passionate about creating environments that will meet your lifestyle requirements, while at the same time, respecting the rich history and architectural features of your home.
The process begins with us listening to what is important to you and what you wish to achieve with your home renovation.
Working with you to get clarity around your needs ensures that we are aligned with you and fully understand your expectations. We are available at all times during your home renovation and believe this is essential for a project like this.
Our team of professional designers is experienced in creating innovative solutions that maintain the structural integrity of your home, enhance the historic features and suit your lifestyle through high quality home extensions and renovations.
Our Interior Designers will assist you with paint colours, fittings for your bathroom and kitchen, tile choices and much more, to create a truly beautiful home.
Once the design for your home renovations is set, we start the remodelling. At Bayside Extensions we use highly skilled tradesmen, supervised by experienced project managers. We ensure high levels of client visibility for your peace of mind, knowing that both our high standards and your expectations are being met.
To make your vision of a dream home renovation become reality, it requires expert knowledge. Our experienced home designers can assist you in developing a plan that meets your needs. Our professional team of tradespeople headed by our Project Managers will then set about building your dream home. We take care of all the planning and permits required for renovations and extensions to your home.
We guarantee competent, friendly and efficient service at all times. We offer a 10 year structural warranty on all of our extensions as well as a 3 month maintenance period after the completion of your home renovations. The friendly team at Bayside Extensions are always available for their clients and provides assistance and support throughout the entire build.
We work closely with our Partner Company – Period Extensions & Designs. The task of extending or renovating a period, heritage or boutique home requires an expert touch. Our home renovation specialists create stylistic harmony between old and new elements of a house for a beautiful, cohesive and modern result.
Award Winning Home Renovations
At Bayside Extensions & Design in Melbourne, we bring decades of experience and a high-level of professionalism to your period home renovation and extension. The outstanding quality of our work has been recognised with a number of awards, including 2nd and 1st place in the Housing Industry Association awards in 2012 and 2013 respectively.
This industry recognition is one more reason to trust our professional design and construction teams with your period home renovation or house extension.
We received the following HIA, Victorian Housing and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards.
It’s important to bring in experts when renovating or extending a period home. Some of the reasons to choose Bayside Extensions & Designs are:
We truly listen to your story 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 Bayside Extensions & Designs we listen, we design, we build, and we support.
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 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.