Building A New House
Project builder or custom builder
Bought some bashworth's e-books, pretty helpful, thanks for the tip. Volume builders will be the last choice if we can't get come in within the budget with smaller players.
comments on floor plan - 2 storey
Sunroom isn't going to get much sun. Except a bit in the morning.
The main bedroom is above the garage, so you will want insulation in between your bedroom floor/garage…
Minimum requirement for internal concrete
In our unit block there was plenty of exposed structural concrete in the garage with zero finishing over the top. Being a garage and not a living area I don't like your…
Got the keys today
I'll keep an eye out with interest for hopefully other H1 members who also build with Tullipan. Word of mouth is a powerful advertising medium.
Electrical Plan Feedback
Even when on plan is lined up, electrician do not follow plan. Ensure to check all points are where you want it to be as per your plan and it lines up.
Comment on floor plans
Another one will be the Living/Dinning ceiling height, windows on north and eaves. Currently it is 37C (3.18m), window for living/dinning 34C ( 2.92m), all eaves 450mm.…
Aug 09, 2019 7:16 pm
They don’t want you finding poor workmanship during the build and your request to rectify it at their expense. They would prefer to cover this up or that You find the…
Boston 38 | Coral Homes
we are thinking about building a Boston 38 at the Sunshine Coast. Are your houses finished yet? How was your experience and are you happy with the result?
Hebel Or Bricks
Since I have now decided to build houses with hebel panels I will have to look if I can hire someone to build it good with the panels. I was worried and nervous about…
If you suffer from bad luck. If your old sewer pipe is not cut and left in its existing spot by chance they pour concrete piers for your new slab. Concrete flow into you…
If you are thinking of putting feature lights later on, asking a conduit during the build may be a cheaper option.
Building in Manor Lakes
To all future prospect land buyers, before you purchase a land from them, ensure you checked and double checked and tripled check with the developer design panel if they…
No, we were not provided with this so I don't know. But I DO KNOW we have undercoat showing on walls, skirts and archs!
Greenvale Central stage 1
Works are nearly completed, It is a little difficult to get a hold of the developer for responses,
Last update we revived is Late July for compliance /…
I'm a local builder - Elite Building Services - and we have had a few people contact us about finishing their home or even starting as they were only in…
Thanks, makes me feel more confident. this is the one we have selected and the distance to the outlet is only slightly shorter. This one also has an adjustable stream…
Every builder's pricing structure is different and it's harder to compare what one builder charges for colourbond (for example) vs. the other builder.
My opinion would be that it indeed would have been done upon installlation. The installers for want of a better word would have cut the sheets on the ground and the swarf…
Homebuyers Centre Phoenix 15 Feedback
We, my husband and I built Phoenix 15 with them. Been a year already. Not happy with how the Walk In Robe looks like...thinking to re-customise it. Has anyone got the walk…
Gloss vs Matt floor tiles in wet areas
Hi, I've got gloss rectified porcelain floor tiles in all my wet areas but despite being glossy they still have a slight surface texture to them. So they are no problem at…
We supposed to have the front door installed like a month ago. Somehow the builder or the brickie messed up the front door width. It been fixed and the front door has been…
Speed deck roofing vs Klip Lok
What’s the difference between Speed Deck roofing and Klip Lok?
I’ve been quoted a few thousand dollars less for a Speed Deck roof with one roofer vs Klip Lok with…
Aug 06, 2019 12:24 pm
Aug 06, 2019 8:41 am
Sorry, I forgot to respond to that part.
You’re more than entitled too (and I encourage you) ask Denis if you can purchase the plans, however dont be surprised if…
Damage to public road after construction
Yep. Looks like typical excavator tracks, from lack of care/intelligence from the operator. Also, that dragged line could've been from a 5mtr+ skip bin via hook lifter.
Have you ended up building with Young? I'm also interested in their display home and would like to get some advice from you if you built with them or someone…
BCA Non Compliance - what to do??
Unfortunately the building industry is not effectively regulated. Some builders are able to get away with not building to standards because no one checks their work…
Hampton style wide home
No it’s not really that wide. I’ve searched most of the main sites but only seem to find designs for narrow blocks, well nothing around the 18m wide by say 12m in depth.