Building A New House
Sep 28, 2021 10:34 pm
We are nearly finished our build and it includes squareset finish to interior and alfresco. I was just wondering what a squareset to the alfresco should look like against…
Where to put alfresco north facing rear
NE side… if you have high ceilings and also taller stacker doors as long as the alfresco isn’t as long as an olympic swimming pool light will flow in. NW isn’t a…
Feedback on floor plan for new home
Any chance of moving the garage to the western side? It's basically going to block all of the morning sun in its present position.
It doesn't look like there will be a…
Floor Waste requirement
Thanks Leona33. I have checked with them and they said its not there.
Just wanted to understand that is floor waste an optional or a requirement as per the regulations.
How'd the review ..I suppose you have started using it?
Ceiling height discrepancy - new build
60mm is not noticeable, rondo 129 furring channels are 30mm, 20mm gap for levelling, and 10mm plasterboard, could also be a dropped area to allow for plumbing traps or…
Sep 27, 2021 8:24 pm
Advice for first home buying
Me and my wife are looking to buy our first home in Brisbane. We have come across a house and land package in Springfield rise, Spring Mountain. We…
Newbie advice please!
Newbie here. Just in the process of buying a lot in Aldo Estate in Fraser Rise (yayyy!!)
Looking for any and all advice on Metricon v Henley v PDX v Boutique Homes v…
Hot Water System for 56 Squire Home
Builder is providing below hot water system but I need your advice.
Hot Water Unit (Solar Gas) - Chromagen
9202VOBP11T2608 Tank with (2No.) Chromagen…
Sep 27, 2021 2:18 pm
Spectrum Build North Brisbane
To their credit, Spectrum have been pretty transparent about the issues facing the entire industry. They should give you a reasonable view of what to expect. This will be…
The extra 4% pitch calc will affect your roof drainage calcs for wind driven rain. You first need to ask your builder whether it would result in either having an…
Wide shallow house designs
That looks great, thanks for sharing. I’ve actually made inquiries with Clarendon already, just waiting for them to contact me
We recently ( just before lockdown in June) screeded around 100sqm similar to what you are doing. We used approximately 5 cubic meters of sand and 1 of…
Henley Or Carlisle Inclusions
I am going with Canterbury grand deluxe 47 and the guy said we are waiting for the final quote but it may be vary and also he said you will get back bush fire…
Build Period for Double Storey
I would think so too, the builder i have slowest builder in Australia i think so. Taking over 5 months post frame to complete lockup!
They won't do anything unless you stand 2.5m front of it, no light source how you have it there and you can spot the issue within about 2 seconds of looking at it. They…
Custom Floorplan comments and review
I feel like if you're got a good view from the front of the house then you should consider maybe moving more of the living areas or the master there.
Few other things to…
You'll want to flip that floorplan so the garage is to the south-west corner.
That will let gentle morning sunlight into the living areas and keep out the harsh afternoon sun.
Quality builder and building designer Perth
Correct, but with building being such a complex undertaking and with the architect's charges being quite high due to them being a percentage of building costs, one expects…
Study rooms and nooks in the year 2021
boris594 - not ridiculous though I initially felt same hesitation asking our architect because you always see that larger single study in all the floorplans. But current…
Masterton - Westwood
Where is everyone on their timeline in building their new Westwood home ? We engaged first discussions with Masterton in June and now are about to sign the…
New pool - filtration systems
The first one seems to be a combination of chlorinator and ozonator. It still needs salt in water, but seems to be lower amount than traditional chlorinators.
New Double storey house on slope land
the basement component is really expensive. We are doing a couple of these in North Ryde and depending on how much rock you hit you are probably looking at $150-180k for…
From what you have described it sounds a bit high. I would expect $3,000/sqm to include the concrete pool, landscaping and higher end appliances.
No its not…
Building with Hall & Hart Homes
Dont write the demolition company a blank check. Make sure the 'hidden asbestos' proceedure is documented, understood and agreed in the contract so you are protected as…
When does CCTV cameras get installed
You don't need internet to have CCTV recording onto an NVR. You would only need the internet if you want to remotely access or back up the vision.