Building A New House
Building price increases
Yep. My favourite bimboy posts are the ones where somone asks a basic question and he provides a response that doesn't even adress the question an gives the good ol…
Building with Metricon
I started my journey December last year and still waiting for the final variations. They are extremely slow. It took them 6 weeks for every change request
Nov 27, 2021 7:17 pm
Hi my name is Helen and I am a newbie as far as building a house. The house I want to build is a steel frame with vertical cladding. Will be going owner builder.
Thomas Archer Bayside Build
Anyone know who pay the electricity bill during construction ? TA or customer ?
I know water is definitely paid by customer , but heard the electricity should be paid by…
ICF Vs Hebel
I'd briefly looked into ICF as it looked like a promising technique, but it seems very uncommon and therefore hard to find builders for.
Metricon Riviera 54
I'm looking at one of these - obviously the spec will differ greatly, but I'd be curious what your price was including all the extras?
Also, did you do any…
Knockdown rebuild setback (Sydney)
lol Kuringai council
CDC is your best chance for a less compromised outcome, but you will not be able to use the church setback - that's if CDC is even possible, more…
Clarendon help please (Boston 28)
I was just wanting to know how your facade ended up? Were you able to adjust the classic facade and put cladding down the front?
Velux skylights facing East
If you are NSW ( you don't say where you are! ) then you should look at getting double glazed skylights/roof windows.
You can get external and internal shade devices as…
Building with Wisdom Homes
Ok, so not great, but not terrible. We have a 2 year old solar system which we will be reusing, shame they won't let us include it in our BASIX checks
Yeah, we're finally building. Council planning and CLC Aprovals took a while...but we've now started.
Signature on Edmund - Riverstone
I bought from signature at hteir ponds project.
Never again very poor customer service and the delays are beyond crazy.
We bought in aug 2018
This one has the right idea hahaha
I'm currently building with DJ's, it's a living nightmare, I'd strongly consider going with someone /anyone else. It could not be much worse than staying building with these guys
Nov 24, 2021 12:55 am
What to ask in a Consolidated Tender?
Hi all ,
I’ve gathered that most project home will have the stage of a consolidated tender where all requirements are consolidated and drawn up in the plan. There will…
Homezone - Perth Midora Bay build
Unfortunately Martyn is the guy you see 'A current Affair' chasing down the road. The parent company Complete will not help either, totally disassociated itself. I…
Building with Adenbrook homes
I am also contemplating between Adenbrook and Macdonald Jones. I am on tight budget so Adenbrook seems cheaper. Would you be kind enough to share what kind of…
Building with fowler homes
We've only just been given a prelim cost estimation.
We havent paid $2k for the tender yet so still early stages!
We're pretty set on Fowler homes because they have…
Nov 23, 2021 12:07 pm
GJ Gardner or Metricon
We compared both these builders & went ahead with one of them. Pls direct message me & I can share our thoughts on our decision considerations.
Masterton - Westwood
We are starting our process with Masterton. Can I get some feedback on how the…
New Build - Interior Designers Melbourne
Just wondering if anybody has used or can recommend an interior designer in Melbourne for our new build?
We are building a Hamptons style home with modern…
Nov 22, 2021 10:17 am
Nov 21, 2021 11:09 pm
Definition of “completion” of build
Thanks @Ashington Homes.
Yes makes sense that lock up is a little early to claim ‘completion’.
I thought there would be many others experiencing similar issues from…
Carlisle Homes Build Contract
We are in the process of building with Carlisle homes easy living. Its a double storey home of 35sq.
We liked their floor and display as such but I have a few questions…
Nov 19, 2021 3:39 pm
Building with Hall & Hart Homes
We have now had face to face appointments - made changes to many selections done via Zoom previously. Face-to-face appointments can't be replaced by Zoom appointments.
Hit the Rock
During the build we lived in the adjacent property so it was no accident that one of the security cameras was pointed next door at the construction. My security system…
Floor plan critique, please !?
Hello from Norway!
What a house! Congratulations.
Thought I'd give some thoughts on your floor plan, if that's alright.
Blue clouds - how do you want to…
Nov 18, 2021 2:10 pm
Building with Montgomery Homes
Yeah thats a pretty good outline of the process, we just received our 'final tender' and concept plan and have noticed a few items missing... wonder if that means I need…