Episode 83 - Determination & Passion for the Building Process - Sam & Hayley Lambert H+S Building

In this episode of the Build Hatch Podcast, we had the opportunity to hear from Sam and Hayley Lambert from H+S Building.

In this episode we talk about:

  • Sam grew up in South of Sydney and had dreams of being a carpenter at the young age of only 12 years old.

  • He left school in Year 10 and started an apprenticeship.

  • Wanting to start his own carpentry business at age 20.

  • Hayley and Sam are a team and are aligned on how the business should run combining their strengths.

  • The disciplined approach, planning and communication required to work together in this partnership.

  • H&S building is well known the in the Southern Highlands area and Southern Sydney Coastline with Sam sharing some of their recent projects.

  • Early involvement in client projects and lining up a design that fits within a budget.

  • Sam explains the labour-hire model and the advantage of building in this way.

  • The beginnings of H+S Building which launched in 2020, right in the middle of the pandemic.

  • Reflecting on the challenges from their first 2 years in business, as well as their achievements.

  • Hayley and Sam became parents 1 year into H+S Building and the family values of H+S.

  • How Sam approaches new projects with clients and his tips for understanding their goals.

  • The Woonoda Duplex project and how this has led into incredible opportunities.

  • Working with architects like Joel Etherington from DeBu Studios.

  • The value of coming to a builder early on in a project.

  • Working together as a husband-and-wife team and they share how they structure their weekly Wednesday meetings.

  • The equal passion both Sam and Hayley share for the construction industry.

  • The future for H+S Building.

Sit back and enjoy this helpful interview with Sam and Hayley Lambert from H+S Building


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