Building A New House
16.10.2018. Hopefully not too long now till we have a slab.
Show us your facade...
Thanks guys I was worried the dark might be a bit bold but I’ve got to trust it and stop second guessing
Oct 16, 2018 6:46 pm
Love it when things happen ! Carpet, Garage Door and Storm Water started.
I would like to get advice on SP10 glazing on western wall. This is a kitchen window & butlers.
I have heard that SP10 is more prone to dirt and hard to clean,…
Eden Two Wells SA
We are currently costing a modified Harrington Alfresco, very similar in size as yours, also on a flat block (which is not a house/land package). It has 2.7 ceilings and…
Distinctive Homes Adelaide
You said you signed up with Distinctive in May? How has the process been so far? Have you started building?
New build - Weeks Building Group SA
Your house looks amazing, congratulations. We built with Weeks 14 years ago, a very similar style to yours. It took 15 months!
Your side retaining walls look great, can I…
Oct 09, 2018 11:34 pm
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover
they will send someone out to check the tiles but advised they get a lot of high moisture levels as a result of the pest company and havent found an issue yet - at least…
Oct 06, 2018 9:58 am
Things you forget - summary page 32
If you want an internal gas fire, make sure you consider where, and ensure the flue path is clear of plumbing, and you have a gas line run at frame stage
Driveway was done today. Slowly getting there. Now on to the landscaping!
Sep 24, 2018 7:28 pm
How often do you visit your site?
We live 10 minutes from our block of land, so we visit at least once sometimes twice a week. It's 2.5acres with an amazingly stunning view so we often just sit on the…
Home Building Blogs
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I know it’s all the pics I have atm but with only a bit of paint to go and lighting our facade is nearly done
Electrical and security all done now, only air con and…
It's been a quiet week for us with the house plans so I thought I'd share another post.
We have enjoyed the flexibility of the Simonds Fusion process as it allowed us to…
Hi guys, just an update - house is coming along great, very fast, I reckon in a month or two we'll be done. We wound up signing the variation form for the generator hire …
Building with sterling homes adelaide
I did not end up signing the contract with Sterling, they were unable to clarify a fixed price contract before signing the contract. I have signed a contract…
Mount Barker Thread
I am building in Bluestone, They have mains gas, just wondering do I have to sign up to a provider?
Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)
Yeah playing the waiting game with curing is so annoying but the right thing to do. Driving past every day and as much as the slab makes you happy, hunting for the next…
Eden Estate Two Wells SA
Thats what I thought too. The stage two civil works are all done, so not sure why its still blocked off. Maybe its easier then blocking off the two roads that branch…
SA Housing Centre - Advice!
I know this may be a little late for some but a few things with SA Housing Centre (I’m building the Idaho Alfresco).
1. The 10k is if you go with KeyStart and take the…
Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA
Goodness me... well, you seemed to get the rough end of weeks even earlier than us! Dont waste your time with trevor... he just went completely missing after making…
Correct. No catch. I guess it would add up about the same for the company as you're ineligible for savings through promotions. It was attractive for us as we would rather…
Jul 24, 2018 7:43 pm
Dechellis Home - Custom Design
looks like an amazing home! quite a nice little mock up. i really wish i had something like that for mine as i struggle to imagine it all
keep us in the loop how you go…
Final Floorplans - Advice & Ideas
For what it's worth, I prefer the new plan - I think that it has a better flow between areas and makes better use of natural light into the main living areas.
Metricon Franklin 53 - SA
Yeah. We are quite excited as well. We live 5 mins. away and can't stop driving by the property now that the land has been cleared and cut.
I am going to have to spend…
Metro Property Developments - Adelaide
Yes - that’s the lesson we had to learn as we bought it as a completed home and land package - not direct with the builder. Live and learn I guess. I agree with you -…
Metro Property Development SA
We bought a home and land package from a staff member of metro homes. We found him to be professional and helpful and that is where it stopped. Apparently once the house…
Simonds Cleland in Adelaide
So these are some of the selections we made. Going for a modern version of queenslander/hamptons style but very brighr and airy
We are about 40kms from the city so it's a bit of a drive but will be worth it for sure.
1. We have contemplated adding a window onto the family area which will be our…
Simonds Prague Modified SA
We are still yet to do any landscaping at our place. Retaining walls are so expensive
We have done lots of little things inside, but we haven't decided what to hang on…