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Building Glendale 38 with Metricon @ Seaford Meadows
Wow another Glendale! It's a great design and your floor plans and selections are fantastic. Your build progress is impressive. I can't believe you only had days to wait…
WWYD - Neighbour cut into our land for their retaining wall
I think we may just have to suck it up and try and work with the 30cm gap the best way we can. Maybe we can try and grow some shrubs in there to help hide the gap?
Electrical post hand over for single storey
Thanks a lot grom40, Pink86 and Beazley77 for your suggestions.. We are still at the tender stage and waiting for the electrical to know more about the prices. I'll keep…
A & E's House! Pg 85 - a year or 2 worth of updates 11/12/14
Hey Erin Just saw this post too, wondered how you were going, house is looking great and no wonder you havent been on for ages. Baby Ava is georgeous, enjoy they grow…
Slabbed, Framed & Near Lockup (Simonds Avalon) Pics & Video
Hey Rob, how did you go???? We saw the Armstrong display last weekend. Oh boy, it's beautiful. Your photos were great, thanks (are you a professional photographer?) But…
Who should pay for 6 stars energy rating?
The rating is an individual assessment and depends on various things like your orientation, wind zone, climate zone etc plus more factors. I don't understand the worry to…
Simonds Sierra in SA - We've moved in! NEW pics
Hi Deluxes We find Simonds to built a double storey house too and tomorrow is the contract day, however we will just collect all contract papers back to home and make sure…
OC with unfinished rooms
The following explains what you need for an occupancy permit. http://www.anewhouse.com.au/2012/01/occ ... s-it-mean/
Building in BOYA with Redinkhomes - Post handover update
Hows it going hopeful . ? Yeh im still on here lol .
Custom Build (Finesse) - Bricks!
Hi found your thread through search for custom builders. How is the build so far! Must of had loads of progress! Just wondering if you went Hebel power floors since you…
Anyone used Horizon Sambuca and Chocolatta bricks together?
Thanks Lincoln. We have brick issues but that's another story. Hopefully someone has same colour scheme to share with you ☺
Hurstville Council - How much is Duplex Floor Space Ratio?
have you looked at the maps? http://www.hurstville.nsw.gov.au/Planning-Maps.html find which map you need to be looking at based on the address you are building in and then…
Builder forcing us to go with their flooring options
Yeah I'm happy, I was intent on making sure I wasnt stuck with that vile laminate! Thanks for the advice everyone, much appreciated
Melbourne- Is Sarking 6 Star Energy 'Requirement'??
Sarking is required by bush fire rating. Our home was in a bush fire zone and we gad to pay $4500. Sarking, fly screens etc are all included in the fee.
Building in Baldivis- Key Handover booked!
Really sorry to hear how poor your experience has been through all of this Di. Hopefully things start to look up now that you are in control of what happens with your…
11M frontage House Design/Builder Recommendation
I'm building with CDA in Melbourne. Our block is an odd shape but has good frontage. But they've designed us a custom home to suit our needs/wants. Helps to talk to lots…
Application for relocation/removal of Western Power assets
Yeh these developers are very sn ea ky to say the least. Where about's are you building? (Lol the forum wouldnt let me say the full word above haha)
Weep Holes Above Windows & Doors Normal?
Hi Beazley77 I agree with bashworth. My brickwork is double brick and fully rendered externally. Therefore there are weep holes above windows and doors for water to run…
Alfresco orientation vs open space dilemma - please help
I would go with the western side, just need to think about summer and the heat. Will you have a lot of heat to move and will you get the evening easterly breeze...
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