I've got a friend who's just enrolled in tafe to become a draftsman and wanted to have a crack at some floor plans. he's come up with this which i also quite like.
Coral Homes Grange 28 build time
We have paid the $1750 deposit and signed the preliminary agreement with Coral Homes 2 weeks ago. Soil reports have been done along with our contour report.…
Be wary of the ‘hidden asbestos’ and similar scams in Sydney if you a doing a knock down rebuild (KDR).
Its a confidence trick. Some demolition companies may win…
Mchalkie welcome to the forum
Based on the information you have provided
Extending 30m x 15m =450m2 at $800m2 to $1200m2 = $360K to $540K
To get a more accurate…
Possible broken pipe .somewhere
Apparently yes. Non compliant according to plumber .It breaks easily. I have it connected to all my drainpipes. Except for one as plumber replaced it with proper connections
Sep 20, 2019 5:57 pm
i'm just commenting here so I can find it in the future, since I'm also interested in fireplaces.
Pulling out of HIA
since you say it only adds up to around 3% of build cost I'd say it's fair enough. You might be able to push that lower, might. But if you do that you basically destroy…
Bank Valuation Report
The report will cite recent sales of comparable properties in the area.....this should give some guidance on the price you plan to pay.
The report could provide reasons…
Sydney water vent pipes
Take a copy of your plans and go see a water services coordinator for your area. If you are going to move the vent pipe and also need to concrete encase the main sewer…
Sep 18, 2019 11:10 am
I think there is an OHS that occupants need to leave their house when a pool is craned over it so it would be only courteous to give them advance notice. The pool people…
Hardie Zero Lot Wall
We are building a terrace house using Zero Lot wall in South West of Sydney.
Just like to ask anyone who has knowledge of this product.
I saw someone post a comment that even if you do need them due to council regulations. Just ask for clear windows with obscured window film. This passes inspection. But…
Liquidation Damages Lawyer
Greetings, Anyone knows or can recommend a Liquidation Damages lawyer. Im from ACT but NSW lawyers should be ok I think.
White House exterior colours help!
our house is resene truffle i think its half strength you can go a lighter version like quarter strength if you like.. its not white tho just an off white beige
Outdoor kitchen ideas
We are planning an outdoor kitchen. We have two options as listed below
Kitchen will be built to left hand side of undercover pergola. The view will be…
We are in the process of building a pool/planning a pool. We are thinking of going full frameless glass around one part, a full screen from roof to ceiling on…
Building contract deposit refund
Thanks for replying...
I paid an initial deposit of $2000 and I didn't expect them to refund that but they are adding another $2000 making it a total of 4k...
The Bl*me Game
Unfortunately I am out of my warranty period, but I’ve been on the merry-go-round with the builder, engineers, government agencies and lawyers.
I would like to go…
Sep 15, 2019 5:13 pm
Small vs big size lots
Thanks much for the brief. Any idea about attached town houses as it does not seem to be a brick , but metal or plastic? as I am new to building aspects, I am asking…
Hi I am looking at building a 5.8x2m deck over a concrete patio and have been advised that I could use fence rail H4 treated pine as bearer 100mmx50mm, they would be laid…
I'm not wanting to hijack this thread but it is a topical question surrounding this issue in any case. How effective are these CCTV techniques in locating leaks in systems…
PD trying to steer us away from Darbecca
Make sure you do your research when it comes to choosing an independent building consultant/inspector. I see Darbecca comes up a lot on this site but the Owner of…
Preliminary deposit issues
As GJ Gardner is basically a franchise, you would need to navigate to your region and talk to the regional manager. GJ Gardner pay a lot of money to advertise their brand…
Builders access to site
Hi, No there was nothing in the contract. My main query is whether they can make me repair it to maintain their access to the site.
Small claims owner builder
The tribunals do a fantastic job. You don’t need a lawyer.
Have had recent experiences with FOS (former financial ombudsman and VCAT in Victoria). They will…
Prepare for sale post renovate
My husband & i have been in our house 6.5 years.
We have renovated our home, my husband is a plumber & his dad gave guidance (hes a retired carpenter but unable to work…
Hi, I need to widen and straighten my driveway so that 2 cars can be parked easily. It would involve concreting the front council nature strip area.
Whats the procedure…
SO MANY RED FLAGS! HELP!
Im seeking legal advice this week about what to do but unfortunately its going to be expensive either way I go
Home loan pre-approval
Hi Sreenithk - getting a Pre Approval now is a good idea - personally for me, it's peace of mind that 1) you can obtain a loan and 2) you at least have an idea of what…