Currently in Perth Single storey are running at $1100m2 to $1800m2 for 350m2 to 150m2 respectively with average finishes
as you can see there are quite a…
Where to find out info on home?
We've recently purchased our first home and was wondering where to find information on our houses history in regards to building codes etc. I'm asking as I'm renewing…
Lochinvar Downs stage 1
Has anyone bought stage 1 land at Lochinvat Downs or any of the other stages. I have put a deposit on land in stage 2c being told it would be registered late this year but…
Post construction issues....
Thanks Chris for the reply. Yep sagging and creaking - they are going to check it out but makes me very concerned
My home is to be demolished. I have significant structural damage and it is no longer safe to live in. An 8 yr old home needs to be demolished because of absolute…
Jan 16, 2021 9:49 pm
Contact with private Certifier
Yeah, we need to get a building consultant. Have been trying to find one by word of mouth, but no one seems to have anyone they would recommend.
Signature at the ponds
Thank you so much for promptly replying . Can you share which developer you went ahead with please .
Jan 16, 2021 8:19 pm
Signature on Tallawong
We are planning to put our deposit on the box hill project by signature for their home and land package , completion 2022. They don’t have any display…
Hahha always the way!
Once it starts it goes up soooo quick, I can’t believe how fast ours has 😁
bulid with HGWA
It took us 3weeks from scheduling to construction email (they estimated 4-6weeks) and 1week later construction began
Crikey... Bastards lol
Happy days now atleast 👌👍
Building with Coral Homes
My wife and I are thinking of building with Coral Homes in the Hunter Valley Newcastle, anyone's personal experiences good or bad would be much appreciated.
Sydney water vent pipes
As Stewie has said, speaking to a WSC is the only way to go about it. I would recommend speaking to Harrison Friedmann and Associates. I have found that they come up with…
Can you please suggest what could be the worst case scenario for the site cost, if I go with variable. As of now henley provided me a fixed site cost of…
Fall on land and custom builder
From reading here and elsewhere, that’s the modus operandi of builders. Cheap quote and pack on the expensive non optional options.
Jan 15, 2021 9:21 pm
Hi TTLE, also looking at Carlisle for the build in Mt Atkinson. I am waiting for them to provide quotes for me but just curious what quote you got for the site costs? Thanks.
Cleaning internal brick wall old Victorian
As per chippy's advice above but don't make it any stronger than the 10:1 ratio as it leaves yellowish stains when it is too strong. Just make sure to sluice it down after…
Height of rangehood
Depending on the type of cooktop you are looking at 650-700 above the benchtops.
Tilers cut tiles all the time, that's what they do so don't get hung up on trying to use a…
Jan 14, 2021 8:38 pm
We've moved into my first home this week and am getting on with some maintenance. The windows in our garage (see 1st photo) have gaps between the wooden…
Class 9b-- a commercial building?
Is class 9b building considered a commercial building? I was filling form 75 to become an OB of childcare centre (in Western Australia), it says that an OB can build a…
Jan 14, 2021 9:13 am
We built with them a few years ago. I definitely would NOT recommend them. There are occasionally new reviews of Storybook online but they tend to 'mysteriously' disappear…
B.A.L Rating and builds
You need to have a sketch at least of your property or a contour survey and then a rough idea of where you want to put your house then find an accredited fire officer who…
Just a question on the rainwater tank plumbing...
I've noticed some plumbing were fitted above my rainwater tank. I am just not 100% sure how it works.
I've checked and…
many years ago went out to a fleet site for"a breakdown" when i asked what the problem was i was told" you;re the f bomb mechanic you figure it out" i eventually figured…
Kitchen design help
Also shall I leave scullery opening without pocket door? Or shall I include one?
Transplanting a tree
Thanks for the response. The magnolia is around 6m tall with around 3m canopy. The Camelia is around 7.5m tall with around 4 m canopy.
Jan 11, 2021 1:20 pm
Coral Homes Grange 28 build time
100% agree re the cost for electrical. We added $3000 to our standard inclusions and still had to contribute almost that again. I’d recommend having a minimum of $10k…
Jan 09, 2021 8:06 pm
Mortgage brokers: Home loans
Broker for sure over internet middlemen. A good one will walk you through the options and should show you what the figures will be.
Jan 09, 2021 8:02 pm
wainscoting wall panel boards
The face of MDF is pretty smooth but so can gyprock if it is sanded and painted well. You will spend a lot more time filling and sanding the beading, crown mould and…
Though we would start a thread to blog our new home build. This is our first time building, it's certainly much harder than buying an already established home! Even…