Update Renovate has a team of qualified, experienced drafts people, builders and trades people who share one goal – to deliver the very best in workmanship, quality, attention to detail and customer service for your house extensions and home renovations.

As a team, we share one goal – to apply exacting standards in our individual areas of work to deliver the very best in workmanship, quality, attention to detail and personal service.

Kevin Hattin

Principle Builder & Supervisor

Kevin Hattin realised early in his career the only way to guarantee a consistently high level of workmanship and professionalism was to own and manage his own business.

Starting out as Kevin Hattin Builder in 1986, he then formed Update Renovate, which has become a trusted family design and construction company since 1986.

Often referred to as “The Chief” Kevin is the principle builder and supervisor managing the job sites, coordinating trades and materials.

He is proud of the strong reputation he and his team have built up over the years, along with his strong base of referrals and repeat customers.

Ray Hattin

Manager, Drafting, Estimating & Design

Ray began his apprenticeship fresh out of high school with the goal of obtaining trade qualifications before progressing onto a design role with the practical knowledge and experience he would gain onsite. After completing his apprenticeship, Ray moved to Sydney for four years gaining valuable experience in drafting and estimating, working for a similar Building Company while his wife successfully graduated with her medical degree.

In 2014 we welcomed our son Ray back on board the Update Renovate Team returning to take on Norms roll as Draftsman and Estimator. With his design and construction experience Ray brings an intricate understanding of the Australian Standards and Regulations, Building Code of Australia, construction methods, materials, design, planning applications and processes.

Marooka stairwell after renovation  
Marooka living after renovation
Camp Hill 2 living after renovation
Norman Park interior post renovation

The Update Renovate Team

In creating our team, Kevin insists on the same dedication to quality, individual expertise, professionalism and attention to detail that has defined his career. This extends from our first year apprentices through to our most senior tradesmen and is reflected in the professional tradesman-ship and quality of work completed by Update Renovate.

Our Carpenters. We are proud to employ a team of highly dedicated, skilled and experienced carpenters. Our most senior tradesman Tim and Dave have been part of the Update Renovate team for over 20 years each. Our carpenters Rob, Luke, Phil and Lachy have all completed their apprenticeships with Update Renovate over the years and have progressed as lead carpenters training the next generation of apprentices. We are sincerely grateful to all of our carpenters who share our passion for quality and professionalism, who’s dedication and skill  continues to be the backbone of Update Renovate.

Our apprentices. At Update Renovate we are committed to passing on our knowledge and supporting the building industry by maintaining a program of recruiting, training and developing apprentices. Working alongside our skilled and experienced carpenters, we regularly receive great feedback about our apprentices from customers, who mention their dedication, promptness and attention to detail.

Subcontractors. Our team engage and work alongside a select group of licenced, insured and highly skilled professional sub-contractors such as plasterers, tilers, plumbers and electricians most of which have been working with Update Renovate for up to 20 years building dream extensions and renovations in Brisbane.

On-Going Training. In an ongoing commitment to professional training, we provide our tradesmen access to advanced training, such as Workplace Health and Safety, Certified Site Manager, Asbestos Removal, First Aid and Electrical Testing and Tagging of equipment and others.

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