Building A New House
3 phase power and surge protection - urgent help needed
Thank you Joker. I'm in the same boat, can't foresee any reason why 3 phase would be required for my case other than fast charging electric car if I ever buy it.
Anybody built with True Value Homes in Melbourne
Hi amit75 one thing you might consider is the timing of your walkthrough inspections. These should be done well before the progress stage invoices are issued to allow time…
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat
More tiling in the entrance hall, I’m liking these. Landscaping started today. Builder had to get access through our back neighbour for the…
Building a Metricon Hampshire 45 KDR in Melbourne Provincial
Site start date this Friday - cant see them doing more than a site cut maybe
Building our first home - A Retreat 305 in D'aguilar with Ha
Approval is back! Annoyed because we were told 10 business days but council and the builder and it took 21 days because Council tried to say they sent in an incomplete…
Evaporative Cooling / Gas heating vs Refrigerated cooling
Thanks a lot darb74
Hi, Been in our new house for 1 year now and have noticed water damage on architrave where the kitchen sink is. The wood is MDF and I think the water has soaked through…
frustrating build with "high end" building company
We have just finished a build with a "high end" building company who pride themselves on customization, maximising sun orientation and listening to customers. The…
Gap in wall skirting, window frames, cabinet and garage door
Also remember in first few months moving in that you tend to get more bugs ,but eventually this changes,try electrical field plug ins,ant dust right around your house…
Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne
Unfortunately no matter who was nice, the only person who counts is the planner who appraised your plans. Any advice needs to be in writing to hold water. I went through…
Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?
I am in Sydney. I dont think you can find Wentworth 35 design in any display homes. Your best bet is to see something similar design like Madison and Sheridan or…
Brick Issue with new house, rendering whole house, re-bricki
I'd be careful of rendering, mainly because you don't have a sound surface for it to stick to. Brick is mostly only a cosmetic layer anyway if you could tolerate the…
Last hurdle to DA approval - driveway submission to Ku Ring
Councils. I feel your pain about consistency. Every one will be different unfortunately but I didn’t think DA’s expired? For my planning app I just needed to show…
External caulking of window frames and render edges?
Thank you so much for your help. It does make sense to seal gaps between two structures that can have some independent movement between them, and can totally understand…
Take Care Researching Major Builders' Online Reviews
Gotta agree with this. A lot of the reviews are suspiciously fake, especially in product review site.