Building A New House
damaged part of framing
What I mean was, when the other guys start working on other areas, there will be situations where the noggins might block the way of what they are trying to do (e.g. to…
Dec 11, 2007 10:52 am
Best Value Builder
I know there is someone on this forum who changed form PD to H3nley - and he said they were better value.
For us it came down to a few things such as the design of the…
PD Paddington builders?
Do you remember what bricks were included in the category 1 range by any chance? I know the homestead range is included, do you know any others?
light face plate covers
Pop into Lawrence and Hanson, PR Electrical or rexel and they should all have what you need.
They are wholesalers who also sell retail.
L&H have pretty large warehouses,…
Building on a difficult terrain
Interesting reading. I'm finalising he desing of a house for a sloping block. It has the prfect amount of slope. Enter at street level (great accesability) then…
Dec 13, 2007 8:45 pm
Dec 13, 2007 9:29 pm
yes VJ its good to see progress when i visit the house . PD are quick with sending their invoices just received the invoice for the framing in the post today. They must be…
Dec 14, 2007 11:49 pm
Great to see mate. Well earned, I say!
has anyone built with wincrest homes, if so what are your experiences?
we are looking at the sandringham 33 sqm
Just to clarify .. thought i mentioned this... At Delfin Lakeside they only allow colour bond fences. its the covenant.. so i knew wot type of…
cheaper option is just stuff the holes with steel wool.
So we called up another sales rep to ask about the price and he told us $4500, so we went in to sign up and took in the booklet from the Mernda display which had the…
Has anybody heard of Mega Homes?
Approximately a year ago I was considering to build with them.
They explained to me, their customers were people who didn't have enough deposit. They also…
We have trusses
thanks for all your comments; we are very excited. i don't think the colourbond will be on before Christmas. Because we are subcontracting everything ourselves, there is…
HELP Windsor Homes problems...
Credit where credit is due...
JG King hasn't been the problem - apart from being slow to get the invoice to Windsor, they have held up their end…
Word of warning
have you tried ringing your housing industry association and asking
them what happens in this situation? if they were installing it but you were supplying it it just…
Hi can anyone tell me wether i need to worry about this roof truss above my front door. It seems to be aligned on the left end but towards the end of the frame theres a 1…
Dec 20, 2007 11:37 pm
Colour Selection - Light/Dark?
is your feature strip the stone one?? We have a strip that has two square stones across ways and they look like river stones with browns and whites through out them -…
It's all in your mind folks.
Have a great break everyone.
and I hope michelle found those window surrounds in here somewhere.
Lock Up !!!
Mike, would you also need on between the driveway and the portico??? Or is the driveway going to be angled as such that it runs off to the left??
I hope you get what i…
we also spent nearly 2 months figuring out which was the one we liked.
Austr@l was annoying as their Drysdale and cameo pink got discontinued. Besides the addresses they…
Effects of Rain on our Timber Frame
Thankyou for your help everyone! That makes me feel much better, plus it is set to be a hot one this week so hopefully everything will dry out nicely :lol:
Walked into a display home the other day with an internal water feature - certainly very striking.
My feeling is that it would cost a bit to get done later - but…
We have a slab!!!
That's a great looking slab you've got!
And huge too!
Will check your blog..... need to be familiar with the houses that people (in this forum) are…
Is this brick work acceptable ?
Hi Stingerr, definitely call Kevin from New Home Inspections. He has helped many of the Homeone members with their home inspections at various stages and always recieves…
Our 1st house Montego 28
We have had our carpet delivered since those pics were taken and our roof insulation installed, so the house should be nice and cool. After that its Apliances,…
Post Contract Variations - Help please
I'd have a word to them and see what happens. I'm sure there will be plenty of other little things that you will want touched up or fixed in your pre hand over inspection.…
Dec 27, 2007 4:07 pm
Do you find that Gremmo Homes have increased their prices. That is, were they a competative builder when you first build but now they've…
Got an early Christmas present
Thanks Shady, seem like you're a neighbour then. Yes our supervisor is Brett and so far we're very happy with him, as any problems I mention he get fixed asap. As for the…
Our exterior colours - what do you think?
As a colour consultant I consider Dune to be not of the whites, not even close.
But when dealing with council I have also found they seem to have their own set of rules…
Has anyone used Harkaway Homes to build their new home? What was your experience? We are looking at building in Gippsland Victoria and have heard good reviews from this…