Building A New House
how to read refrigerator space on plans???
Did you get specific kitchen plans with your plans or just the floorplan? Our space is ordinary (950 width 650 depth) have a small fridge tho.
Or yeh... check the plans…
Quote for Building our dream home
Hi upgraders, I love that builders designs. Its a pity I live in the wrong state to where they build. When I meet with the SC, I think we will tell them to delete the…
I loved eaves but cold not have them all around the house due to the cost And I couldnt have them along the garage due to a zero boundary, but we put them across the…
Plaster around rear garage door
Thanks everyone. I saw Lisa's photos and she has plaster all the way around. No idea why some have it and others don't. Guess it will remain a mystery. True Kek, it is…
Cost to have a kit home built?
a lot of it depends on how much you plan to do yourself and how much you plan to pay someone to do. We were told by the kit home company that we bought from that…
New Homes Contract
I just got some legal advice on the mater and was informed that I do not have to sign a Caveat for the builder to put a caveat on land title.
Under Domestic Building…
most reputable builder in victoria?
If you want to know everthing about the builders, their ratings by their own customers and comments on their build, go to this link. Only If you are bulding in…
Jun 16, 2010 12:39 pm
Building in Perth's Northern Suburbs
Hi Day Dreamer
I read you are building with APG homes at burns beach. I have just put down the deposit on a cottage lot at Burns beach and I am in discussions with APG…
internal fit out before bricks?
We are in the same boat- our internal is pretty much to lock up but the bricking is not finished. Thankfully the bricking is now about 3/4 done and the brickies actually…
Eminence Doreen - Optic Fibre or ADSL2?
Wondering if anyone living (or building) in Eminence could help me out here.
We are building in Stage 7 and theres a bit of confusion with our builder over…
Independent reviewer for my site cost
Your issue is not if the cost is right but if the foundations used are appropriate to your land. An engineer would do this and maybe advise you on price.
Progress payment question
The should only charge you what your contract says regarding progress payments + any late progress payment interest if applicable. They are in breach of Domestic Building…
Timber Floor laid after handover?
We have installed a timber floor after handover in 2 houses now. The first was plank on ply as described by upgraders and we had to trim the bottom of the doors…
Shower sizes - how do I measure?
Our builder told us that it was measured from the frame. I disputed it and they made our shower 900x900 internal and the other 1800x900 internal.
Some pgh bricks did have issues. However Austral and boral also make this type of brick.
Talk to your builder about it. It is repairable. My neighbour had a similar issue…
Jun 17, 2010 11:24 am
Custom build Arion estate - Harrisdale
Hey d@n - don't want the kids getting too comfortable at home otherwise they'll never leave!
I understand your comment though. I guess it depends on your kids - very rare…
Jun 17, 2010 11:42 am
Still hoping someone has started building with the Austral Cotton, anyone?????
We did go and look at the school but they've used grey rolled mortar which gives a…
Does anyone know what this is?
effloresence comes from 'free lime' in the cement(mortar).
Though can 'run' down the bricks and give the appearance that it is coming from the bricks.
Advice on getting things fixed after PCI
Are you saying you had PCI 4 months ago and are still waiting on the list of defects to be attended to for handover? Or have you had handover, they've got their money and…
Jun 18, 2010 10:10 am
Building in Stage 13 therise, tarneit
I was wondering is there anyone else in this forum who is waiting for titles for stage13 in therise estate, tarneit. We are eagerly waiting for titles and house…
Jun 18, 2010 12:02 pm
PGH Nutmeg Bricks
Just wondering if anyone is using PGH nutmeg bricks on there house.
And if you could post some photos...
Hi damenat, there are a few people here building with Sw1tch, at varying stages too - feggle, abbeybox, and Kazzbah61 for a start. Check my thread for more info (and…
Jun 18, 2010 4:14 pm
Should this bother me?
finally got hold of the builder.He said that the carpenter would be coming in after the insulaton.He would have a look at it and decide if that can be fixed,or else they…
Enterance Door ( Front Door)
I did pick this exact door, but I was going to change it to the xs26 just not sure but I will also have the Translucent glass, how does your…
Any advice on estimation quote $$$
Those prices sound reasonable.....if bed 3 & 4 involve increasing the roof line then the cost will be substantially more than if you have just moved internal walls and…
Outdoor Room Flooring... advice needed
Some advise, experience needed..
We have a 3.5x3.5 outdoor room coming off our lounge room with 2 x 2110x2990 alum stacker doors opening up the side/corner of our…
Building in Byford
We are building in the older part just as you come into Byford form Thomas Rd. Got a phone call this weel should see things happening in the next 2 - 3 weeks