Mega Homes Disappeared
Along with the turmoil in the Australian real estate market, there are several big builders declared bankruptcy,…
Leakage on roof of garage
We lived in this new-built double-storey home for three and a half years. Recently noticed a short black thick-line stain on the roof of garage along the cornice.…
A queen bed with bedside tables will fit in a room of 3m x 3m. There won't be any room for a chest of drawers but most display homes have bedrooms this size.
Jun 07, 2019 8:58 pm
** builder breaks home owners
How many builder busts is it in South Australia in the past year, seven? With the latest, Adelaide Advertiser is reporting current deposit loss from the punter is about $5.5K.
Jun 07, 2019 1:10 pm
Faux timber beams?
Hi! I’ve created a post with some faux timber if you’re interested. I’m based in Brisbane, Queensland.
Outstanding Final Inspection
If the council have signed off on the pool isn’t all that is required for sale? Do you have a copy of their sign off?
Cedar woods Fencing
I am moving into my new home in Williams landing and the estate Cedar woods are doing the fencing. I am about to submit the Notice to occupy document, but the…
If it looks like the above 2 dwellings it is slab heave/subsidence
Handover with defects.
If you already have a lawyer ask them to draft it. They'll charge you to proof read so might as well get it done right the first time
May 03, 2019 9:28 am
Just pay it yourself. Don't hassle the farmer, or just leave it as a standard farmers fence if you don't want to pony up a few hundred bucks.
You should have got it…
Anyone live near a active quarry?
There is a quarry down the road from us.. its probably about 2-3km away .. i wouldnt know aside from sometimes trucks go past at night.. we have lots of hills in between..…
Porter Davis Cat 1
PS:- I am building in the lifestyle range which comes with alot of inclusions
bureaucracy gone mad.
Yes, I heard about this on 3AW talk back radio. Unfortunately, legislation deems it necessary.
review bans not good for consumer
Because the OP's linked article is two years old and Wisdom Homes were subsequently found by the ACCC to be using an unfair contract clause which no longer apllies in…
Why don’t builders build on stumps?
Was looking, only last week, at a lovely little bed 'n breakfast build coming up in my SA town. Floor frame is supported on a grid of square metal tube stumps. It's,…
Hi guys, has any one had delays with titles. Stage 29 was due to title in Feb and now it says April 2019. Wondering if anyone experienced any sort of delays and how many months?
Hi. I know I have done things the wrong way and planned my whole kitchen renovation around a gas strut servery window without having sourced one first and all my kitchen…
Party wall system certificate- VIC
We are the owner builder for our extension.
One thing on the final inspection checklist states “A letter from the builder certify that the party wall system has…
Looking for engineer victoria
Looking for an engineer that is currently registered with the VBA, to look over the slab engineering plans and do a report for owners.
Water everywhere,ruining home.
There is an increasing crescendo from many quarters for a National Royal Commission into the building and construction industry but the problem would be the size, cost and…
I have recently built my veggie patch on the ground and have noticed some mysterious holes appearing overnight. Not sure what is causing them. At the moment, I…
Blow door Test
Anyone done a blow door test in Melbourne? Curious to know the results and maybe even get a recommendation if possible. TIA
More Lemons, he bought a Lemon
Don't be put off. Pre purchase inspection reports have limitations, exclusions and disclaimers and there are very good reasons for that however if the defects should have…
Feb 27, 2019 10:45 pm
What kind of fireplace is this?
It's not gas, there is nothing in it except the iron grill and the damper at the top can be pushed in to be open.
I've done some research and as mentioned by Joker it…
cemintel installation price
We planning to use cemintel on second floor of new build.
Do you know price of installation
Feb 18, 2019 8:07 pm
Arranging demolition in advance
Thanks for all your input. We current have tenants, however they will vacate late March, hence deciding to take advantage and demo in April (hopefully). In that case, I'll…
We have recently built with DFH and if we were to build again I would insist on metal roof with full timber structure, no metal struts. We have found this causes roof…
Knockdown & Rebuild vs Renovation
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