• FAMILY HOME – SURFCOAST

    “Brett designed our house based on a list I created of what we would like. He managed to create a home for us that had everything I asked for and we love it!”

  • FAMILY HOME – BUCKLEY

    “We used Brett for our house plans etc, so we can highly recommend his work, professional and easy going manner, resulting in a completely satisfied outcome.”

  • COMMERCIAL BUSINESS – MODEWARRE

    “We had a wonderful experience with Brett and highly recommend his service. His workmanship is flawless and he is very easy to get along with. Thanks for a wonderful job!!”

  • BUILDERS REFERENCE – OCEAN GROVE

    “Our company LB Building Pty Ltd has been working with Treadlite Designs (formerly BKD Design Drafting) for over 5 years. Brett’s design work, customer service and experience has been of the highest quality and we would recommend Brett as a building designer. We continue to use Brett as he keeps our clients happy, his plans are easy to interpret and work with on site and he is very easy to communicate with.”

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