Experience with Bradford Homes SA
Hi Suez82, We are with Bradford Homes though haven’t sign any contract yet...just like you, im also looking for other people’s experience.
Hi Building experts.
I am wondering what I've done wrong to have the mortar in my steps match the house light grey
I'm not sure what the mix they used in the wall was…
Jul 21, 2019 7:32 pm
Jul 19, 2019 5:22 pm
Fibreglass pool with concrete piers
Has anyone had experience putting a fibreglass pool in with concrete piers?
We are in Melbourne with a small backyard and bad soil (lots of fill and high water table).…
Jul 18, 2019 8:28 pm
Reno expansion Joint on stairwell
To mask the joint I would apply Polyurethane to the V Joint. Also has 25+- movement so it won't crack or pull away. You will just have a concaved line as a feature which…
Jul 18, 2019 7:50 pm
Simonds homes Western Sydney
Hello everyone, just wanted to seek opinion on Simonds homes in Schofields or western Sydney area. Any feedback and inputs highly appreciated.
Henley slab heave
Ah yes, I forgot. The thread has become long and the morn is early still...not enough coffee yet to revive the brain.
Akuna Vista Land Valuation
Most agents get the land evaluated from the bank of their choice and if the report is good, they proceed with the loan. This way we avoid making unnecessary credit check.…
Haven't had much luck finding more reviews/opinions on Triexta carpets. I hear it's soft, stain resistant and eco friendly - but anyone have any experiences after some…
Has anyone built with Bold Living?
There are quite a few reviews on google. Maybe contact some of those people directly.
I wish I had paid more attention to the negative reviews on my builder as they…
DHA pros and cons
From a rental income perspective, DHA can be a really good investment as you get regular income and I believe they do maintenance and everything for you. So hassle…
Feeling a little lost.
I'm sure you will gain confidence and understanding over time, and I'm glad you're finding it fun rather than stressful! Definitely have a word with your builder about…
behind vinyl cladding
I believe polyester can be used for things like insulation. But I'm not sure if that's the case in your house. Do you have pictures?
Verdant hill tarneit
You will have to talk to your lawyer with what your after for breech and no notice
Knockdown & Rebuild vs Renovation
Assuming this is a free standing townhouse. We were in the same boat as you, we spoke to an architect about renovating our house. In the end the cost to renovate came…
Building at th back side of a street
This kind of block provides you with great levels of privacy as well as luxury of having 2 backyards (to the other side of your building), which means you have much more…
It seems like a legal disclaimer over what is called "third party reliance". Basically the soil report is not their work but they have had to base their designs on it;…
Jul 14, 2019 5:32 pm
Jul 14, 2019 5:30 pm
Crack above sliding door
Raise all plaster cracks to builder at 90 day and then within 2 years of handover so they can be repaired and investigated if required.
Take lots of photos.
Jul 14, 2019 5:07 pm
Ceiling cornices or not?
They both traditional serve a purpose. If you have an older home like my parents 100 plus years old the walls are stop short before the cornices and skirting boards which…
Wood look tile plank lengths
I'm looking for advice choosing 1800mm or 1200mm length planks. What are the pros and cons of laying either one? Warping? Cutting? Hallways? Cost?
Conflict of Interest
Definitely put together all the evidence for the QBCC about the builder. It looks like there will have to be a separate complaint about the certifier too.
As the builder…
How would you like a Blinds fitted outside window frame? Fair enough if your fitting curtains if not, I wont look nice. My say is Just ask the owner/us what we want not…
Home loan pre-approval
I am purchasing land and building. the land is going to be registered only in Feb-Mar, 2020. as of now i just need to pay only 5% for the land and there is no…
Building with B1 Homes
I would advise anyone building a new home to have the wall painting done by the builder- that way it is covered by warranty if there are any problems. Builders don't pay…
Has anyone got title insurance?
Do you think its worth while?
True Extent of Building defects revealed
Sobering reading, If and when your building defect complaints ever makes it to the courts,
You will need to be well prepared, get expert advice take photos, collect…
More info required, on Slope, Soil type, Retention,trickle/discharge, pressurised,RLs, etc
Many councils also used different rainfall/flow models
Storm water bore hole.
There is something called a Soak Well which can be used in certain conditions.
They are very popular in WA where they work very well on sandy soils.
To find out more see
Thanks and really appreciate any help, lawyer would be a good idea if you can help. Thanks very much