Building A New House
Judging by lack of responses on here and lack of any reviews we decided to pay the extra and go the Daikin. At least we know what we are getting with Daikin.
Security window grilles
Anyone know where I can get colonial style window grilles in Melbourne's west? I see a lot of houses here in the west that have them Altona, Truganina, Hoppers crossing…
Aug 08, 2011 5:35 pm
Those building in Perth Hills - siteworks
We are trying to get some info on siteworks in Bedfordale. Our builder is currently getting quotes but we are also looking into this ourselves so we have the…
Fly Screens - how much?
Depends on what type they are. We spent $150 on 3 screens for new windows and a lot more on 1 sliding screen.
We just built with Bevnol Homes and they were fantastic.
We were very happy with the whole process and would definately build with them again. We built the Shiraz and we…
New house warranty
Also I thought by law, it is implied that all newly build homes has a building warranty of 10 years even if the house has been sold several times during that period.
Aug 10, 2011 1:00 pm
I have one side and my rear fence constructed prior to commencing building. Both my neighbours had moved in and could not wait for me to start/finish. To date I haven't…
Warranty of the building
Let me summarize (probably Victoria only):
If builder died, disappeared or become bankrupt, you can claim on the builder’s…
Our first BIG hiccup with building
Our preparation of plans does not have anything in writing about the level the window frame should finish at, just that there is two (it is a double sliding window)…
"Premium" project builders
Just came across a couple of your posts while scouring this forum (WHICH I THINK IS AWESOME WITH THE AMOUNT OF INFO IT HAS) and realised that youre in the same…
PL Building House with Goodlife Homes
My parents has build their home in Quattro Queens Park with Good Life Homes.
They are a pretty good builder being part of a group of Gemmill Homes.
Kenick Constructions, Cairns
Thanks for that Oliverbeer. At the moment I need to get back to Broome and fix up some plummbing in our investment property there - talk about expenses. I have since sold…
2 storey on a narrow lot in Perth
Sounds exciting! Good luck with it all!
I know what you mean by Ellenbrook, I remeber 5 years ago it seemed so nice! and clean, and quiet - now its full of riff raff! I…
Chipped Ceasar stone
Don't accept it unless you get a full credit back for the cost of your upgrade. As said before you paid for brand new, not repaired. We neve picked up on a few bathroom…
downpipes - made to look like wood
They are currently developing colorbond vinyl overlays that make steel posts look like wooden posts. Great for verandas, pergolas, gates, etc. Virtually weightless, and…
Eden Brae Plans
We got rid of our double-entry master b/room doors. If you did the same, you could make your WIR deeper. You'll find EB's robes are pretty…
Looks like they didn't even put in the right fence. It's supposed to be a lapped and capped fence as per L&D conditions. In our contract we paid for lapped fencing.
Patio lighting suggestions?????
there are many options you can choose for lighting purposes of your proposed area...
have you thought about up lighting? this being recessed uplights located in…
I really love it. Dont you love seeing things all come together to make a home, amazing!
I'm not having any feature walls, I'm happy with all the same for now at…
Architecture designed home
Does anyone know of a highly reliable builder in Sydney area (inner west)? I would very much appreciate your recommendation. Thanks.
We're building the Lexington!!
hi Ruby...we have built the Lexington q1 and have installed bamboo australiana....check out my thread, there are pics of it on the second last page......its bamboo for…
Any help from a woodworker or chippie would be gratefully received.
Our cavity sliding door timer frame ( Corinthian brand ) was delivered and placed on our…
Aug 15, 2011 9:20 am
RainWater tanks in Queensland
In Queensland, the rainwater tank requirement for new homes is as follows:
Detached dwellings: 5,000L
Attached dwellings (eg, townhouses): 3,000L
Aug 15, 2011 9:21 am
downpipes, square or round
Round uPVC downpipes would be needed if the tank was being supplied by a wet system. It is also easier to plumb round pipes along walls. Metal downpipes should never be…
Building on acreage in SE Qld
I know exactly what you mean Tamara. We are currently in Logan Central (formerly woodridge) but hey, it's serving a purpose right now because we are debt free and petrol…
Hi anybody build Hudson in Victoria?
Just wondering, since Nolan seems so popular..
Help With Modifying Floor Plan
I agree with kiwi - small WIR, no WIpantry.
Guests have to use WC in the kids bathroom on both floors.
If you swap the BR1 with loungeroom, is there room over there…
The Luxxe -WE ARE IN!!!! Photos!!
Just seen your thread for the 1st time, your house is beautiful!! of course I love that ceiling
Also love your "Sandy Day" paint colour, that is what I had picked for…
Aug 16, 2011 5:29 pm
What is this gutter profile?
I'm trying to find this gutter profile in Melbourne - contacted Stratco who say they don't know of it. Can you provide any more details on how…
Blueprint... My experience so far...
So it's been a few weeks since I last posted... And though I'd post a progress update...
Works commenced - 23rd May 2011
Slab - 31st May 2011 (1 week)
Plate Height - 4th…