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ELH CONSTRUCTION is your first choice for exceptional design and quality workmanship in Far North Queensland.
We are a Cairns local construction company specialising in quality residential and small to medium sized commercial building / projects. Our quality built developments are mainly small to medium-scale construction projects. Always following our motto – built to last.
The great success we experience is not only due to our building expertise, but also our integrity, transparency, trustworthiness, and local support we bring to every project.

We love our community. We love local. We support local.
With our construction company you will have one small team that does it all – ELH CONSTRUCTION. Creating economic benefits by supporting our community.
When embarking on any project, having a local builder capable to complete a construction project from start to finish can save you time and money.
Our friendly, innovative team is up to date on the latest technologies especially for eco-friendly homes, given the complexities of building given the compliance in the tropics.
If you are looking to build a new custom home, an extension, a patio laid out or would like to renovate, we as your local building experts do it all.
ELH CONSTRUCTION is your one-stop construction company with exceptional design and building quality.

Our motto is simple and true: built to last!

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new builds

Experienced & dedicated craftsmen who’s work is just limited by your imagination…


Dream big and create your dream home you always wanted – don’t wait any longer, cause it is all about you!


Build a beautiful & healthy sustainable home to reduce your environment footprint & save…


Let’s transform your outdated space into a modern functional sanctuary you’ll enjoy & love.


Are you about to embark on an exciting house extension? We will ensure excellence…

Interior FIT-OUTS

 From design to construction –  we’ll meet the project’s goals & exceed expectations. Watch us!


Create an attractive space to give your
outdoor area the quality ambience it deserves!


Custom-made  high quality  timber products, longevity & detail. Because you deserve the best!


Get your concrete slabs & all other concrete services done by the best in your area. 


Stay safe and let us do the work! We are able to offer a full scope of removal techniques, so that you stay safe!

Green Construction

We certainly love that your are conscious about sustainable building.
ELH CONSTRUCTION will create with you beautifully designed, high quality and energy efficient homes that are build in a sustainable and responsible way.

Build your DREAM...

Dedicated workmanship combined with know how and a vision:
To construct your dream home in the highest quality possible while staying in your budget.

Let’s turn your dreams into REALITY


Home extensions

ELH CONSTRUCTION offers complete building and home improvements services from design to completion.  Create a space you always wanted and you well deserve…
most importantly it is for YOU!

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Your best local construction specalist!
Take our word for it, try us!

Frequently Asked Questions
Is it cheaper to buy or build a house?

That depends … Building a home can take some time, and there are a few expenses that you must take into account. It can end up being cheaper than renovating an existing house, where you still must budget for more than the cost of the land and the build.

How to buy a house: 6 steps to secure your dream home

1. Elucidate your budget
2. Analyse different home loans
3. Go and find your house
4. Buy the house
5. Follow the settlement procedure
6. Move in and begin taking care of your mortgage

What do I need to build my own house?

– Make sure you know your budget
– Get or create with your builder/ architect a detailed blueprint
– Do not engage in a building project without a detailed schedule
Watch more information of what you need to build your own home here


How much does it cost to build a house in 2020?

This is not an easy question to be answered.  Therefore, to build a new home you have to consider various factors which reflect the cost of:
1. Size of your new property
2. Quality of the materials you want to use
3. Preparing land to build on
4. Taking into account the building costs per square metre. You can view a summary of cost factors here


How do I qualify for first time home buyer grant?

If you are building a new home or another home and haven’t claimed a property before you fit the bill for the First Home Owners Grant.

The First Home Owners Grant (otherwise known as the Great Start Grant) totalling $15,000 money the government will give you when you purchase your new home, and could be perfect to use towards the deposit.

As a first home buyer you benefit also from the stamp duty rebate.
In addition to the Great Star Grant,  you may be able to claim a first home concession for transfer duty when procuring your first home on under certain conditions. The first residence concession applies only to homes esteemed under $550,000 and can save you up to $15,925. The home concession may in some cases apply for a home priced over $550,000.

You also offer eco-friendly construction. How do you build an eco-friendly building in Cairns area?

1. Be smart when it comes to design …
2. Think where would be the best placement of windows

3. Put resources into good insulation
4. Research ways to keep your roof cool
5. Survey durability and lifespan of foundations
6. Utilize sustainable, biodegradable, and recycable materials where possible
7. Use water saving fixtures
8. Consider different cooling options
9. Decide if you want to run your property on solar
Find more information here

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I employed ElH constructions to complete  a 3bed, 2bathroom extension to my property. Evan was extremely professional through out the build.

He was always reachable and the job was finished under the time estimated and at a very high standard.
I would highly recommend his company for any size renovation.


If you want a builder who is prompt, efficient  and honest with a hard working local crew, you should look no further than these guys. They covered my Carport into a Bedroom, Bathroom with full wet area ensuite bathroom and a workroom for my wife`s business. The job was completed with minimum fuss and on time to a very high standard. 


Evan and his team replaced the fences at our place. The work was done quickly, the team were very professional and tidy in their work approach and the price was right. Have happily recommended them since and would certainly go back if we needed any other work done. 


We have had ELH Construction complete a few jobs around our house (BBQ area, new solid timber rear steps fitted & internal door fixings). We have always been very happy with the quality of workmanship plus the reliability & honesty of the ELH Construction team. We’d have no problem recommending ELH Construction to anyone.

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Whatever your project is, be certain that you’ll receive the best quality building service.
We make sure the building process is a smooth, efficient and positive experience.
– because most importantly, it is your project!

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