Building A New House
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well they have said they will replace the doors and dry out the floor. I have asked them to get the stairs assessed by the supplier / manufacturer . There is a race…
This is our facade. Render in Dulux Highgate, cladding in Shale Grey, roof in Shale grey. Barge and finials in white. It looks a lot lighter on a sunny day as you can…
Building 1st home with Hickingbotham in S.A
Still waiting on stovetop and oven, roller doors to be installed and door handles to be put on and hot water system to be hooked up and our damage pits for the septic and…
Distinctive Homes Adelaide
Hi Estyfel our experience with Distinctive Homes has been pretty good.. construction has been ahead of schedule practically all through the build.. about 20 weeks for the…
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover
veranda approved by council today and delivery date is 7th JAN
I wanted surfmist top and bottom but turns out my option was surfmist and plain grey or surfmist and…
Eden Two Wells SA
We are stage 6A or 6B one of those.. Apple Tree Lane. Just recieved my Master Plans. Wondering how long the roads will take..
Two Wells Dechellis Build
Almost!! I still honestly cant believe how many mistakes council made....but thats finally done, bank valuation came back all good yesterday. So hopefully sign the loan…
Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA
That’s great news Hugebloke! Now the fun begins 😊 I hope you find somewhere cheap to live in the meantime and the build doesn’t take 2 years! That’s insane.
Simonds Cleland in Adelaide
How are you going with Simonds and your build?
We're strongly considering building the cleland and would love to see some progress shots!
Eden Two Wells SA
Im (attempting to) building with Format Homes, on Magnolia Boulevard.
Our estimate for footings, 276sqm, was $25k. Actual cost was $26.5, so pretty close.
Bradford homes sa- any experiences?
Has anyone had any experiences building with them? They're the more affordable spinoff of Scott Salisbury (premium builder) and apparently use the same…
Nov 19, 2018 1:38 pm
Metricon Franklin 53 modified
How exciting for you guys. Wasn’t that long ago we were there. Good luck on the offer.
Reason we ended up going the franklin 53 was due to being a big frontage square…
Tell them when you need to. Trust me, they won't do a better job just because you tell them you are using a building inspector.
Work it out with your site supervisor and…
Building with Bentley Homes
Hi Cat with the elevation thing I do feel your pain but I am in the other neighbors condition.. it is bizarre that at the beginning the land was flat but when our house…
Custom build Format Homes SA
Hi, There - 66K just for footings?!
May I ask how big the house is and what street in Two Wells your building in? Is it in Eden Estate?
Building new home
Lynnly.... make sure you are specific at anything you want to be at a certain size. Even to the point of giving a tolerance.
Things you forget - summary page 32
I created a special webpage with all the summary of this thread so far. It helps to see everything consolidated on one page and get easy access ( easy to remember site…
Simonds Prague Modified - Adelaide
With the ensuite have you thought about/talked to Cahill about putting a shower seat instead where the duct was? We have one in ours and it's actually amazing (and as…
Mount Barker Thread
You'd be best contacting the Bluestone developer team to confirm - we're next door at Springlake who only uses ELGas but not all developers have specific requirements.
Building Modified Statesman Ashville
Congrats on your house being completed, it looks lovely. You have made similar choices to ours in your selections and wondered if you would have time to post a few more…
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,…
Valuation in Angle Vale, SA
We are almost at the stage of finalising our selections and looking at whether we need to make any cuts to save money.
We are building with dechellis a house…
Oct 06, 2018 9:58 am
Trades Recommendation - Adelaide
I'm looking soon to build with Metricon in Adelaide, but I am after some customer recommendations on a few trades rather than go through hi pages etc
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…
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…
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.