Building A New House
Been a while since I updated, as usual plenty going on, some good some bad.
Pics in the main post, as well as here as usual.
Roof and frames all went up without…
Interior walls cracks
Hi mate, would you know of any structural engineers in Melbourne that also do the repairs?
How much did my build cost?
Thank you SO much for the clarity. We have just started our building journey. I have been lurking around building blogs/forums FOREVER and it annoys me so much when people…
Contract Tips Before Signing
Looking to build the Franklin 40 with Metricon soon.
Does anyone have tips on what I should request to be changed on the contract? I will definitely still…
Jan 21, 2022 11:51 pm
Hotondo Homes in Administration
I was at Home World the other day, I see some builders have promotion for 18 months price lock, if I am not wrong, it is McDonald Jones Homes, I don't think it's purely…
Jan 20, 2022 3:35 pm
Alfresco Surface Tiling
yeah i guess i should've been a bit clearer in my post. the builder wasn't talking about tiles per se, they said they cannot raise the alfresco/porch slab to allow tiles…
Building with Montgomery Homes
That's great news.
I was talking to some industry colleagues on Tuesday who were telling me about one very large builder who is now handing back contracts on a regular…
Building with Infinity Homes Australia
We are currently in the process of selecting a builder for our house in VIC. We've gone through the process of getting detailed quotes from the builders on our…
My building progress
So i received my start date today
Site cut is booked in for Feb 2 and slab on March 8. Let the fun times begin!
New build floor plan advice
ramjam01 - Just my tow cents from my custom build underway - Pantry seems small given Fridge has taken up other side. (Perhaps make island and sink wall longer with…
New Build with Omnia Homes
I'd be great to get some updates on how did your build go.
How much time did it take to complete and how was your experience?
Also, how was the after care…
Jan 18, 2022 12:59 pm
Building a Chelsea with Hall and Hart
I have the Chelsea and the estimate was about 100k less as when you get to the selections appointments it all costs more e.g standard tiles in Beaumont costs more for…
Jan 18, 2022 11:23 am
Building with Hall & Hart Homes
Hi, they are very keen to assist but then admin delays come in. I paid my first tender in June 2020 and my house is still getting built
Jan 18, 2022 11:18 am
Stockland - Land Release Process
I don't know anything about appointments, they didn't do them when we bought land about a year ago. For us the process was fairly simple. We picked the lot we liked, paid…
Building with fowler homes
Hey Mikaela3105, just wondered if you have any progress on your build at all?
We have come to a halt with progress as well. How did you go with speaking to someone higher up?
Saw this unit around me. Similar structure to yours. Hope the colours are somewhat similar to what you want?
I would ditch that stone cladded column, too old fashioned.…
I paid $800 for kitchen drop down ceiling, it seems reasonable.
Drop from slab to fence
I would expect that the slab design would include piers under the edge beam as you have drainage running approx 500mm outside the slab edge, this would be within the zone…
bearers & Joist Alfreso
Just wondering any of you have bearers & Joist Alfreso which has concrete on it and tiling. Is it possible to have that? If yes how the builder to it?
Swimming pool tiling installation cost
Hi guys, I have never built a pool before, I have got a quote for $6900 for install only (I supply tiles) to pool surround plus copping, size $18m2 + 24lm Pool coping. Is…
Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD
I've read from the other post that you've built with jkw. Do you mind to give me some details..e.g quality fixtures etc
probs too late but icon have a contract claus that you can't put anything negative on social media so tht can be why you can't find anything.
Tile look colorbond roof
We need a colorbond roof due to roof pitch. Is tile look colorbond an option? Please help with links and images.
Jan 13, 2022 7:39 pm
Hi guys i am fairly new to building a double story house and stuff and have recently got myself a 448 lot in Melbourne during my search for house designs i have realized i…
Anyone build with new homes shop ?
I did read the last 2 months review on them but this is a bit too late for me because i already signed a contract to them...now im getting a bit worried...im first home buyer:(
Lintels and things
Aha! Thanks. This makes sense.
Yeah, it’s a nice suburb but I still think it’s overpriced! Lucky for me I’m not going to be selling any time soon so won’t be…
Jan 12, 2022 10:43 pm
You’d really hate my feature brick wall then!
There are an abundance of cladding options: wood, tiles, render - or if you want to get really exxy then something like…
Coral Homes general build thread
We built in 2009 and did a few things ourselves. All the electrical work from the pole to the plug and security wiring, as well as distributed audio and visual cabling. I…