About MAS Living

MAS Living is a local, family owned and operated building company in the ACT. MAS Living is directed by Michael Stakelum. Michael is a C Class builder in the ACT and a qualified carpenter with 15 years of experience in the Canberra construction industry. Prior to launching MAS Living Michael owned and operated a successful contract carpentry business and has worked for Canberra’s most respected builders on a range of projects including architectural homes, new homes, knock down rebuilds and multi-level residences. Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to residential construction projects of all types.

MAS Living offers a range of building services to the Canberra community including new homes, renovations, extensions, and knock down rebuilds. Our goal is to provide our clients with quality homes that exceed their expectations. To achieve this goal we only work with highly qualified, professional and reliable people who share our passion and attention to detail. We believe that the key to delivering successful projects is in the planning. We work closely with our clients in the planning stages to ensure that nothing is overlooked and that the construction phase runs smoothly and the end result is exactly what was expected.

New Homes

At MAS Living we pride ourselves on building dream homes in Canberra. We will work with you closely to determine what you want when building your new home to ensure the finished product is exactly as you envisioned. We offer a range of contemporary and stylish home designs for you to choose from or you can supply your own plans. At MAS Living we understand that to be truly happy in your new home the right location is key so we prefer our clients to provide their own land. If you love your current location but want a new home that’s fine, talk to us about a knock down rebuild. MAS Living can help you build your Canberra dream home that suits your land and your lifestyle.


Large or small, MAS Living proudly provides professionaland quality renovations in Canberra. Renovationsare ideal for those who are mostly happywith their current home and location but would liketo modernise the space or maybe even improve theenvironmental efficiency of an older building. Thebenefit of renovating is that you have the power tocompletely redesign your interior and exterior livingspaces without the need to relocate. Renovatingan existing home can also be a way of achieving anew home feel without the expense of purchasing or constructing a brand new home.


If you are happy with your street, your neighbors, your surroundings and the local facilities but struggling for space extending your current home might be the best option for you. Whether its adding another bedroom, bathroom, living or working space MAS Living has the knowledge and skills to transform your house into a home that suits your lifestyle.