Building A New House
Building a new home... where to start?
Well said epiphany!!!!
And who’s to say that they will get YOUR home right when the time comes.
Building the perfect dream home takes a lot of work on your behave…
Construction Loan Letter
Hehe. We're building with PD as well (only a couple of weeks till handover...hoorah!). Not only did we have to have a specific letter from the bank saying how much the…
Insurance on vacant block
Yes, I went through this as well, but seeing as there wasnt any sort of insurable loss on the block I figured if somebody was on my land and hurt themselves then I would…
Mar 09, 2007 8:08 pm
Down Pipe on my boundry
I currently have this situation at them mement, and ourneighbour has put a box gutter in next door, so the has done it all by the book.
NO PIPES, NOT…
What is it?
I saw them in your blog, and assumed they were to hold up the plaster. I always thought they were called plaster holderupperers, rather and watchemecallits. I could…
Land settles today!
We did check which take aways there are but we haven't eaten from them yet!
We have Bunnings, 3 furniture shops, autobarn, supercheap, pizza, la porchetta,…
Any feedback on Burbank
They forget to tell you guys that they have started building. But I'm definitely sure they won't foger to send you that invoice!
New Home Progress Inspections
Is anyone able to recommend Building Inspectors they have used to ensure building standards / quality are met during progress of building a new home?
We are building in…
Subdividing and building
Hi first timer,
I couldn't help but notice these posts. I run a company that may be able to point you in the right direction. If you would like to talk feel free to…
Porter Davis - Site Access
WoW! Usual 5 star standard today in Victoria or (normal minimum) is insulation in exterior walls and ceiling.Internal walls that is between…
Costs! Costs! Costs!
As the prevoius person - a lot depends on your block, soil and what you really want to do.
driveway - I have paid $4k for short 5 metres driveway with…
Hope it goes well 3timesbuilder! Look forward to hearing all about it!
GST on building
Oh that makes me feel better, I was kind of worried as the quote didn't state anythign about gst! But what Casa said makes sense, gst inclusive unless it states…
We are building a free standing double storey and all the piping in internal. This is considered a feature as the piping in invisible. Extrenal piping does…
Good stuff - always interested in price lists. Seems to be quite a deal of variation (range) in prices here.
Building a new home in Darwin
My partner and I have recently purchased a 1200sq m block close to Darwin CBD. We are planning on removing the existing elevated house, clearing and then…
Mar 26, 2007 5:06 pm
Slab v's Bearers and Joists
We seem to have lost our builders on the forum…..shame!!!!
I would suggest you ask an independent builder the same question.
Maybe a few ….this way you will be…
Funny thread. I was thinking about this exact issue just yesterday. Am in a rental while we look to build, and went to clean the bathroom floor using my usual "bucket of…
Double Storey Perth
Apparently you would be far from alone if building 2 storey in Perth over the last few years! Have had reviews suggesting 2 years is not uncommon.
Georgian style via Austral tinted bricks ?
I'm on a quest to build a big Georgian-style house in Tasmania as cheaply as possible. One of the biggest potential problems (and expenses) that I see so far is the smooth…
MY FIRST PROJECT HOME
Hey Kate - had to thank you for the tip regarding the fridge tap! At our tender appointment yesterday I asked for a fridge connection, and was…
They are at it again!!!
See VCAT Daliy Law list for Wed 4 April 2007. Another victim.
When are they going to be stopped?
My floor plan
Is that picture of the plan to scale, cos everything looks squashed. Where possible it's better to have 2 bedrooms next to each other, then the robes can be recessed in…
site costs with Premier builders
Hi everyone, we are new to the list.
We have found our dream house with Premier and are now planning to build on our block after demolition/relocation of the existing…
Driveway cross-over change, any advice
Yes, I am at Claremont Park. Thanks for the advice, it is appreciated.
I will get in touch with Villawood after Easter, I have found them good to deal with…
Heywood 25 Porter Davis
I haven't seen the kitchen in question, but in the Met...cons they seem to have the canopy range in the middle with 2 overhead cabinets either side... to me it looked like…
Second opinion on soil test/site analysis
Has anyone sought a second opinion on their soil test and site analysis from one of the large building groups?
How would you go about this, how much is it likely to…
Apr 07, 2007 10:53 pm
Building Company experience
Thank you all for the support of the site.
We seem to have a fair share of good and bad reviews coming in which is great to see, especially for WA builders.
Gateman III Electronic Door Lock
I also saw these... just read the site, and it comes to mind; what if i brought a butane torch and heated it to over 60°C? hell, in direct aussie…
Hi Matt, it's our builder is a small project builder and we're in SA. They mainly do development i.e. buy large tracts of land develop and build then sell them off. We…
Soil Test Report
Go to the post "site cost with Henley" where is a lot about classification of the soil.
The choice is simple. You will save money and your slab with be normal - your…
Sorry but unfortunately that's an area in which I do not have any expertise.
One thing though would be to get a second opinion. Earthworks companies or…
American Style Homes
Very nice but what price? For the right money I can get any number of nice houses.
They don't look cheap so if the price was right,I would be a lot more intrested.
Marshall Baker Homes ?
I am thinking of building a home with Marshall Baker and wanted to know what is the experience you have had or have with them. Just interested if they deliver what they…
Apr 23, 2007 10:42 pm
Internal paintwork standards
thanks for the feedback. i'll give our service rep a call - tho i'm sure it will take a week to actually speak to her...
perryr - we're building with M3tr1c0n