Building A New House
G.J. Gardner Bridgewater Modified build in QLD
YAY ! We have formal approval for finance on our land, and pre-approval for the build. We have contacted GJ Gardner to draw up contracts, plans and specifications for the…
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat
No, just in the bathrooms and laundry (which, along with a ceiling hung clothes airer, will double as a drying room on wet winter days!).
This week the ground floor ceilings were painted and the doors primed. The tiling screed and waterproofing were done as well. The tiles have been delivered ready for our…
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
It is definitely going to affect all builds. It will delay all handovers - but if people know they can organise the settlement to suit.
Looking for advice on a foundation issue
Here in WA the complaint is lodged with the Building Commission I believe in Vic it's the VBA though I may stand corrected. There appears to be a number of failings by…
Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?
I don’t trust the developer anymore. They have been promising this from more than a year. I’ll wait for anything from my solicitor. Also, this a bad time for settling…
Who else is building with Eden Brae?
No they won’t allow any extra trades outside their own and independent inspectors. I sat down with my sparky first. Went through the whole “this is everything I…
Floor waste pipe connected to the sides of the house
Really? I was told this was one of the things a lot of people either underestimate, forget or didn't even know existed unless they asked for it on the options list.…
McDonald Jones Homes (Hamilton 5) - First Build
Hi all, So far we have signed off to say no more structural changes and have our first appointment with the design studio coming up Our land size is narrow, 10m with a…
Is it recommended to get your own building inspector?
I agree with Jimboo above. For peace of mind we have also used Housepect and they are prompt
[COMPLETED] - Building Windsor 40 with Eden Brae (Caddens)
Thank you very much for the prompt response. Also, thank you very much for the tips or items we should look out for. Very useful. Yes, we normally go there two or three…
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
Looking good Renman. Hopefully your landscaper issues have been sorted. My landscaper used a hand grinder to cut the bluestone pavers also. I wouldn't have a problem with…
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW
Week 24: We met with our S/S today to go over a few things, and it seems the trades which were booked before the scaffolding came down never showed up to do their jobs…
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW
Get a gooseneck tap for the laundry for sure. The place is looking fabulous. I love the Chifley bathroom layout. We stole that design for our ensuite in the Edge! The…