JokerNew build evaluation shortfall. Officer. VIC
It's almost considered that 5% is pretty much almost no deposit, with some over priced add ons, you would essentially almost be borrowing more than the home is worth.
StructuralBIMGuyVariations invoice 8 months after completion
Agreed the majority are OK and we can thank strict regulations, national standards, Code compliance & engineers for that I accept people (ie builders, designers &…
Does anyone know of any 'Matt Risinger' equivalents in Austr
I'm really impressed with youtube channel. As a building certifier, this is the kind of builder that I would want to contract to build my own house... His video's are…
satishEden Brae Home and Land Package - Horrible Experience
Hi Rajesh, It seems you have a valid reason to terminate building contract with Builder. Try to negotiate to terminate the contract otherwise seek some help with Fair…
Australia's turn for "Leaky Building Syndrome"?
Ah yes... every homeowner needs to read the ... You normally have to pay for it, but it appears this website has it available in pdf to be freely downloaded. Just to…
Prospects of being a builder in Australia
Hi calvinshum A bit late to this conversation, but better late than never. I've worked in Government as a building regulator and in building code development, in the…
Katiepie13Kitchen Recommendations / Feedback - Sydney Inner West
Hi there We are looking at upgrading our existing kitchen, bathroom and laundry spaces. We have a heritage house (specific item) and are limited with what we can do /…
Leonardo_23Recommendations needed - Private certifier - Sydney
Hi evan_d, If no recommendations for a PC are forthcoming or even if you do get one... a piece of advice... if they are an employee they have to be covered by workers…
mrssnowdenBuying land that requires building contract
Are there design covenants? I have no experience with this but conditions of sale from a vendor are rare unless buying direct from the developer. They can try to enforce…
novaquHEBEL help??? Pros and Cons, need to make a decision!!!
Hi RC56 Congratulations on signing the contract with Metricon. It's an exciting time for you and your husband. I agree to, it depends on who installs the Hebel but in…
Trindy83Building a verandah on a corner block - Regulation issues
Hello all! I was searching the net in the hope of finding some one who has had a similar situation to myself and was lucky enough to come across this thread. I also live…
JokerBushfire levy revoked but builder burbank still charging
This highlights how much a good inspector is needed, what will go unnoticed with out a educated eye, how much better and fairer will builder be knowing, you got knowledge…
tapasr_Lexia4Austral bricks- wilderness rosewood vs blackbutt
We used blackbutt and we love it...with coal roof, monument gutter and off white mortar...see our progress in our blog...how this helps http://buildingourhumblehome.blogspot.com
theclaudiabeckDeck staining colour advice - penetrating oils, painting, or
Hi, I was looking to renovation my decking and some good tips for the same. deck colour advise, paining etc. At that time I came across this article that has a lot of…
cherrypinataWhat do you think about a ‘smart ladder’?
Hi everyone, I’m currently working on an electronics design course at university. Our group is interested in prototyping a smart ladder, designed to provide feedback to…