Building A New House
Picking colours - HELP!
Don't be afraid to mix wood with black, white and charcoal. You will see it everywhere when you go to display homes. We have moved from a Farmhouse and have all country…
Banks and Valuations
If they can build the homes for the valuations they are coming back with then they should build houses as well as lend people cash i say!
I must admit it has me a little…
Slab to Framing
A few days for light weight stuff should be fine, tractors delivering bricks and dropping on the slab is a bit hectic.
60 days is not correct
Porter Davis Berkley 27
Sorry for the belated update, Fixing stage was completed on 19 July. we had our private inspector on site. He found some minor errors in sections of the house.…
ALLWORTH HOMES - HARMONY - HELP NEEDED :)
Site costs is definately something that can blow out if your block has a heap of fill, rock, or big fall so you should always investigate that prior to even grabbing the…
Anyone request a change after contract??
You can request changes after signing the contract but the builder is not obliged to carry them out, they can refuse.
Read your contract, if it's a standard HIA building…
Rendered fence look
I came across this real cool product by EzyBuild. Basicallly you can give your colourbond fence a rendered look using these panels that is fixed to the existing fence. Not…
Aug 06, 2012 10:59 pm
So its getting close ( about 2 weeks ) from moving in to our new house and I need to get some gates put in down the side anyone know where I can get some colorbond gates…
I must add I personally used a difference brick, we original decided on Chocolatto but I didn't wait the headache of chipped bricks either during the build or down the…
Buying at the New Rouse Hill (Casuarina)
Hi everyone, I have recently paid the deposit of the land in Casuarina New Rouse Hill, (the last lot as per lend lease). One of the condition of the contract stated the…
timeline after tender acceptance
Hi Aheron, how is your building with Champion Homes progressing.
Is that a double bricks home. Are you able to give a us an update please with your experience with…
plumber error? Slab has been cut into?
Depending on the size, location and depth of the cut/ hole.
Then depending on the way it was re filled.
Was additional rio bar installed and tied in, were additional…
Help and info
Extras with large companies all start with site costs.
Is the site flat?
Is the site wide enough for access?
Are all services available?
Is there enough storage…
Moaned at by the Sales Guy WTF!
Must be the season for it. We sent an email to our contract presenter informing her that we are not going to have any pending variations prior to…
PGH 'oyster' bricks
I seem to have thought the exact same thoughts we it comes to bricks. Your choices were the same as mine. I will see if I an find your thread.
Rivergum Homes south australia
Has anyone built with them lately? Would love to hear some current recommendations, bad or good. The 'country sorrento' is catching my eye.
JLD's Cayman by PD - Slowly moving in
Hi JLD, sorry a bit late but congratulations. How patient you are. We moved in 2 days after handover.
Re the mixer taps, we had the same problem in the kitchen until we…
Hi! I just stumbled across this thread and think we might also be neighbours! We're building in the Bayview Estate and are expecting roof carpenters to start on Monday.…
Water sitting on slab......
Hi, just have been wondering about the water sitting on our slab.
the sw of wa has had a drenching the last few days and our slab in most parts…
Armstrong Creek Landscaping
The landscaping guidelines are a bit of a joke I agree but I you want the $5000 rebate then you have to stick to them in some degree in order to have your design approved.…
New to forum
Harrington waters is in Waikiki near rocking ham WA
Aug 03, 2012 1:29 am
Are these defects important?
i dealt with the builders during my parent's build last year and I noticed gaps between windows and frames on some of the windows…
Building in Marri Park
Hi Richard, welcome to H1!
My partner and I are also building the Optima with Aussie Living Homes. We are building in Whiteman Edge which is near the swan valley. We…
Building Boost query
If your in qld and your getting bank finance your bank should be submitting it for you and it will be paid to you on your first progress payment to the builder.
Crossover is covered with an asset protection permit. If the builder destroys the crossover it is their responsibility to fix it or pay you enough to fix it.
Solar Panel Positioning
Go on to the whirlpool.net Green Tech forum and ask advice there, some very experienced people who will give you excellent advice.
On my plans I have soil description as - Sand / L/Stone(Poss) and Medium grass cover.
Exhaust Fan Dripping
As the air around a duct will normally be cooler than the air inside the duct the moisture can condense on the inside of the duct and run back once you switch of the…
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