Building A New House
I used your service to build my new house, VIC 3088 (690434), a Bordeaux 45. I am not happy with quality of construction materials to build my house.
Wondering if anyone has built with Silver Birch or Grey Gum Austral Bricks? We are having a hard time deciding between the two and I would love to see any…
Hi, I'm considering building with Champion Homes (house and land package) in Leppington. I've put down the $3k holding deposit…
I agree that many new homes have less than the required number of downpipes but roof drainage compliance is not calculated by the simplistic way you have referrred to.
We are currently planning to build with Porter Davis waldorf grange 50. The quote was, site costs 24k and Bal 12.5 is 11k but the other builders are charging…
New Living Homes
Consider in your contract if stage payments are due if you inspector identifies defects from that stage. If the payment is due anyway the builder can just ignore defects…
Building in EVE Estate
We left 2013. Interesting that not many people are left that were ones that built. I guess everyone had their reasons. We went past our house 6 months ago. The new…
First steps for a newbie
If the house you are in is ok, I would wait.. for two reasons..
1) since you've just had a baby, the time you would like to spend choosing a builder/design/internal…
Porter Davis Vermont 33
I am planning PD for vancouver 29 . how's ur experience so far and do's and don't.
I am building in Geelong.
Feb 02, 2020 8:05 pm
Vancouver 29 from Porter Davis
need help and review of Porter Davis in mount duneed. The design V-29 is what fits in our lot and we liked it as its N-north facing backyard.
1. Please suggest…
Feb 02, 2020 8:01 pm
New build 15sq
I have purchased a small block of land in Wollert and have been getting quotes from the big builders (Metricon, Mimosa, Simmods, Dennis family and a few others) the…
What about moving it into the WIR so the room size isnt affected and also reclaiming the unused duct into the robe in bed 1?
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
Hi guys, new here I have been passively reading the forum. We are looking at building the grange 60sqm. Does anyone have any recent feedback with the grange and/or…
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drain pipe mistake
hi luxbuild, thank you for the update, yes it's for upstairs stack pipe
Side gate materials
I am undecided on whether to get treated pine side gates or aluminium slat gates. Our boundary fencing is treated pine. I think aluminium slat looks more modern, which…
Monier roof tile colour help :)
oh thats concerning! yikes. ive heard colorbond fades too, wonder which is worse with fading?! do you have pics before and after?
What do I do about this skylight - stupid
i wanted to build a carport
council told me if it was over 4m long? from memory and enclosed on 3 sides, (house, back gate, side fence) it was considered a garage and i…
Retaining wall - kellyville
Hi we are struggling to build 21m both sides, 500m high retaining wall in kellyville .. any approx. idea about price. Also do we need to build it before moving or after…
Building in Newgate Estate, Tarneit
we have purchased a piece of land in the newgate estate Tarneit. Our land is expected to settle sometime march / april.
Currently investigating builders…
fencing fencing fencing - SA
I would be inclined to contact your new neighbours by phone first (if you can get details from land agent)
As they are building on new land (im presuming) then they…
New home Building Inspector
Building in SA with Metricon.
Wonder if anyone has any building inspectors they could recommend for staged inspections??
Demolition had a delayed start due to the rain event 2 weeks ago! The old house is however now coming down.
A certifier has also been engaged by the Brighton for the new…
Hudson homes - Saffron 35
Anyone here who have built with Hudson homes? What was your experience like? How much over the listed price did you have to go? How accommodating were they with free…
Basic cost prices
Yeah pretty much agree with Brickface - +25% of base. It all depends on what you want and when you want it.
We are building with Coral (in Qld). Our base price is around…
Rainwater Tank in Melbourne
A well designed harvested rainwater system has both tangible and intangible benefits. For example, a final rinse with rainwater will leave your car streak free. You are…
Jan 27, 2020 10:45 pm
Seems reasonable but not including any upgrades you may want later on e.g. electrical, color, flooring etc.
Jan 27, 2020 5:34 pm
Thomas Archer - Advice
Definitely not spruiking. Just plain facts that based off our brief, CG came up with a 48 sq home at a certain price. TA, based off exact same brief, came up…
Jan 26, 2020 1:28 pm
Final occupation certificate
Does anyone know what the requirements for a final occupation certificate are?
While I know we will get interim certificate on handover, I wanted to know what else…
The main colours are monument and grey.
So here's the facade:
The polished plaster will look like this:
Jan 25, 2020 11:32 pm
How do you choose a custom builder?
No insights as such.
They are a quality home builder, several of them around.
What won us over in the end, was the lengths they went to ensure a perfect floorplan and…