Building A New House
Knock-down/Rebuild - Disconnecting existing services
Services that require disconnection are Gas, Electricity and Tele-communications we usually leave the water connected for use with the demolition works.
Financing for Knock Down Rebuild (KDR)
There are several ways of financing a knock down rebuild depending on the circumstances of the persons involved. Bridging finance can be arranged if an existing home is…
Building Inspector - Any recommendations for Perth?
Thanks for all the advice so far but I am still confused. Should I be looking for a building consultant or an inspector?
Water Tank guidelines- Newcastle City Council
Hi jomarshall, I'm from Vic, but we have council Town Planning ordinances on line under (fro you)... Planning - City of Newcastle. Failing that you will need to ring…
Have you built with Dreamstart or Commodore Homes?
Avoid commodore, currently building with them - delays, no explanations, no communication. its unacceptable that they tell you one thing,…
Fairwater Gardens, Harrington Park NSW H & L Package
Hi all, I was wandering if there is anyone who is building in Harrington Park at the moment? If so, what has your experience so far been like? I am new to this forum. Thanks
Kitchen appliances when doing floors after handover
That's a good option Stormy. I'll have to ask our builder, and see if they'll do this. We have no intention of moving in the day of handover because we are doing our own…
The Story of Stormy's Castle. *Loooooong overdue update*
...not so dreamy at the moment, it resembles a pig sty! Hopefully, I'll get time to clean over the school holidays and also paint the rest of the bedroom furniture (white,…
Working out your site costs without parting with cash
You should get a soil test done in the area of the block you plan to build. The soil type will dramatically change the price of slab. Soil test should be about $250. Also…
Dennis Family Build Quality- Interested to build "Hastings"
Hi Guys, I have actually seen 2 such homes by that builder and each was well above average for large builders. Ask who is going to supervise and what experience they…
The experience of building quality inspection
Hi Jack, Whatever you do ask about their disclaimers before you hire them or let them do work on your behalf, because some do not get on the roof, inside the roof and do…
How long from roof trusses completed til colourbond complete
Our frames went up within 2 days and our roof is due to go up tomorrow, so roughly one week apart from each other.
Slab Classification h2 - Acid Sulphate Soils, is it needed?
Hi hillsbuild, Try Cement and Concrete Association I suggest to get started on this... they should be able to put you onto a top expert on this very subject. Good luck.…
Our build with Red Ink Homes - Aveley :) - PCI Complete!
Our kitchen colour's are Formica Snowdrift gloss finish to the cupboards with Essastone Pannacotta benchtop It looks even better in real life, so…
VENTURA BUILD - Southwest, we have been tapped!
We have been going through the process of the plans and paperwork for a little while and went to our block tonight and found we have a tap! I don't know how to put photos…
City of Stirling - knock down rebuild question
I am in the City of Stirling. You need planning approval first, then you need building approval, then you can get demo approval. You must have building approval to…
North West Rail Link Extension (to schofields)
I am considering to buy a house & land package in Schofield near the schofield s farm road. Which is belongs to the Riverstone precinct. However, I am worry about the…
Who's a good narrow block builder in Perth?
Hi whatmeworry General comment only, but smaller builders are usually best for difficult jobs because they have an experienced eye looking over the works most of the…
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