Building A New House
Handover 17th October, woot! Fairmont 35, hamptons facade -
Righto!! Good luck for the inspection. Let me know what to watch out for, lol. Wow, and don't forget to put up the completed pics 😊
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
Abelflex. It's my biggest pet peeve with concrete paving - when concreters ignore it deliberately or not, then argue its importance or purpose. It's an expansion gap…
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat
Scaffolding over the pool area has come down, and it’s lovely to be able to experience that space uninterrupted! The ceiling is panelled at the highest point, as will be…
Moving in this week! What to do first when you move in???
I’m getting keys this week and thought this would be a great thread to discuss what to do when you first get the keys. My first question is about carpet protection! Who…
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
I don't know about what saw should be used, but I'm sure its fair to want the lines to be neat and straight. I also wouldn't expect to pay for the tap when someone else…
Carlisle Sheraton Journey - Radiant Floor Heating Feedback?
In the electrical plan, my wife wanted to have the heat lamp in the bathroom which I didn’t like as it doesn’t look nice and reading some where the UV might cause bad…
KDR by Sienna Homes in sunny bayside Melbourne
Hi Chris77, Sorry been a bit slow to reply - been busy this week with work and family matters. But managed to get in during the week and take various pics of the kitchen,…
How to know fall in land and how much would it cost extra ?
The new Estate developers should have surveyed Plans with contours, also check with the local Council?
Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?
Hey Reneeh Which lot are you. I am from Sydney and mind is 106 stage 1 I was told it will be titled in July and still no news Wondering if you guys are aware about any…
Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes
Any suggestions for plants for front of the house. Thinking of Cordylene at right corner , what goes well next to Cordylene? Not anything bushy. Less than Cordylene…
Just came back from the site. Looks like they have levelled up the site with sand for boxing beginning from Monday. Plumber, gar fitter and little electrical will be done…
Porter Davis Summer Promotions- Is it too good to be true?
Hi Gee, Thank you for blog. It’s valuable advice. What is your opinion on the customer reviews of builders on the Productreview, google review and similar forums as…
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread
Thanks for the reply OceanBlue. A lot of houses in our neighbourhood seem to be Porter Davis these days too. We are thinking of seeing if we can ask some of them about…
Brisbane - Building and Energy Efficient Home
Hi, According to the NCC.... "Cavity width General: Provide minimum cavity widths in conformance with the following: - Masonry walls: 50 mm. - Masonry veneer walls: 40…
Building with PD Homes, Recommendations?
Hi All, 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…
WA - Home Security - After Handover or With Builder
Hey Kester Sure but it depends on how you plan to use them. I am getting all these fed into my home automation system, Control4, and will control them from it. So what…
Cement render with membrane paint vs acrylic render
Most “texture” manufacturers will require you to paint the texture to achieve their full system performance and product warranty. Texture is applied to budget houses…
Building Windsor 40 with Eden Brae (Caddens)
Quick update, since we are close to PCI. Driveway, carpets and balcony balustrades installed. Porch steps is not installed yet. The staircase balustrade and front balcony…