Building A New House
Apr 25, 2011 11:01 pm
Post contract variations
That sounds unreasonable, ours is only about $250.00 for any changes. I agree with abraham, speak to your SS about it. Our SS is great, skip the admin and go directly to him.
Apr 26, 2011 11:22 am
Fence cost $/m
Our is about $70/m but that is for the exposed posts too... Not sure how to better explain it, but my parents have it without the exposed posts and it was nearly $20/m…
telephone cable connection problems
if there is conduit its no problem - telecom guy sticks rodder up conduit and joins cable pulls back to old pit easy --hope its there save some dough
Is this plumbing correct in the laundry?
It looks like there is provision for the laundry water supply affixed to the lower noggin. The plumber will tee off the hot and cold water supply to the washing machine as…
thanks just that the section 32 is huge and so full of information that i don't know what to absorb
Apr 26, 2011 10:37 pm
Its not unusual for concrete to take on a greenish grey colour during the curing process.
The process of 'Setting' is a chemical reaction…
Is this right?
Thanks, I will speak to SS this week, he has been great with getting things fixed so far
Apr 27, 2011 4:09 pm
I have had my finance pre-approved, but have just found out the land titles have been delayed. The titles will not be released until after…
Apr 27, 2011 4:59 pm
Finish on Drop Edge beam
My drop edge beams are all bare concrete as well
I've since done landscape around it to cover them up
buildingadreamhome - PICS!!!!
It looks like you built the tempo elite???? Did you did you did you??? Sorry bit excited as that is what it looks like and we are in the process of building
Apr 27, 2011 10:50 pm
The Esprit 175 or Fairhaven 23
I think I've finally narrowed down my home search to one of the below two homes. I am hoping a few people may have built or be building the houses and have some…
Communication with SS
Had a good chat with our SS today. He say he was a little snowed under but all is going well and full steam ahead. The rain is causing him problems though. I shall rest a…
Low Level Property
I think they require stormwater measures for >35%. Our current plans are about 50% site coverage and I think the maximum allowable is 55%. Checked out your blogspot..…
Builder broker: did you use one?
I have had some experience with a building broker (who shall remain nameless). In my instance they did not find a better quote. Even before the $10,000+ fee they wanted if…
PV solar panels - which side of the house?
We have most of ours around the solar hot water panels, on the north side main roof part (18), we could of fitted another 6 on that roof but as we had 27 in total they did…
Hi TJTAM and welcome to the forum.
I'd go for the white windows... they'll pop and look really fresh with the other colours. Just remember that you will also see the…
Apr 30, 2011 3:34 pm
How do you choose a builder?
I read another thread comparing project builders to small builders which also had a lot of very interesting points.
Perhaps we should just set ourselves a…
Apr 30, 2011 6:32 pm
Off the top of my head we received the following:
- fire alarm
- pest control
- Final Survey
- window glazing
- work as…
Apr 30, 2011 11:45 pm
Our First Build - We are Building The Rio!
We have just bought a block in Kensington Estate in Drouin too.... I can't help but notice that your posts are from 12 months ago, are you still waiting for it…
Cost of land survey
I paid $1300 in Sydney but that included a house on the existing site that needed to mapped which probably pushes up the cost
New House Telephone Point?
I am building a new house with H3nley.
Just not sure if I ask H3nley to get the phone points installed
or I ask Telstra to come to install after we move…
Misread the post title as "stabbed"
Glad the news is better
I'm really worried about "rock" costs. Our neighbor's builder have left roadbase spralled across our land will these…
Building with Macdonald Jones Homes
Hi Ash & Sue, good to see you have started your own thread now you need to share plans, facade etc as you will soon find out that there are a lot of pic piggies on H1 …
Rating of Home Building Companies
In this industry, they should make it standard that prior to every stage being completed, the house should be fully inspected and signed off,…
Building in Nottage Rise Reynella
If it helps, I'm pretty sure there's another thread already started for Nottage Rise called Nottage Rise Reynella SouthAustralia
Building is doing my head in!!!!!
Question 2 - What benchtop would you put with Mushroom Linea for these 2 areas.
Probably a whitish benchtop colour to contrast. I like White valencia in the laminex…
May 03, 2011 3:11 pm
Boral Bricks Melot
Maybe Boral could tell you the location of houses that have used them, though might be privacy issues in giving out that sort of info.
May 03, 2011 5:15 pm
Feedback on Ventura Homes, Perth
Our Ventura house is going through approvals at the moment. Experiences have been good, except for a lack of communication from the contract administrator. Our sales rep…
Tile hopefully chosen.
We are also building with NBG. With colourworld done, you should be just about finished dealing with NBG now. Am looking forward to seeing your pics now you have…
May 03, 2011 8:05 pm
Question for electrically minded people!
If you have three phase wired from the power pole to your power box it will allow you to choose what you want to use ( either single phase 240 Volt or three phase 415 Volt…