Building A New House
JokerWhat makes for "expensive" engineering for new home?
Just remember when you minimize engineering needs, slabs etc, such has the Kings of minimizing engineering, slabs, most volume boys, you leave no room for error,…
building-expertNo inspector - on a scale of 1 to 10, how reckless is it?
Perhaps you have $100k plus to leave on the table for lawyers to argue your point in court. Consumer protection is a scam and you are on your own. The laws we already have…
r_13Metricon Vantage 48 Plantation - Melbourne
Long time since the last update. Last time I posted, I talked about levelling our block, which has now been done, and the buried swimming pool with all its wonderful…
chrisjauWho's building with Clarendon??
I realize it's not just Clarendon who do this and they need to cover their costs but I find it really crappy. They have offered to do a split payment but at that point…
prabalsoansDriveway and Path - Does it include porch area.
Thank you for responding Forg. I have asked my CRC & site supervisor to review further. When I look at similar properties built by simonds on my street the driveway is…
gogo65Skirting board alternative for polished concrete
We’ve got shadowline cornice throughout, with splay skirting on th floors. Ive recently seen shadow line skirting, looks beautiful, but not sure of cost...
yashWhat options to go for in Investment Property Manor Lakes Vi
I have 576 (16*36) sqm Land in Manor Lakes Lakeside Victoria. I am planning to build a house for renting purpose.…
baronxBuilder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)
This keeps getting better & better as I dig more into it; apparently UrbanEdge are within their rights to bypass the amendments to the building act & enforce the…
SejaeDDisappointment with Clarendon Home and Austral Brick
here is a link to the product http://nawkaw.com.au/services/bricks-and-mortar/
Jo2018Anyone building at Mt Holden, Sunbury VIC?
Hi, I've purchased land STAGE 6 Mt Holden, any one else had problems with getting the correct engineering report? Title has now been pushed back from December till…
MrsJMSteel joists issue and builder won’t give info
Interestingly the certified seems to be missing documents. Actually they don’t even have a certificate from a surveyor confirming the pad level was correct, and the…
2019renoWallaby roof and fully rendered homestead style house....hel
Hi we are about to extend and renovate our house.... we need new roof, windows and will be rendering the entire house (as we can no longer match our 1970s bricks ....not…
HoneyDeeBuilding Montpellier Grand with Carlisle Homes
Hi Libran_59, Nice progress 😍 happy that it is going smoothly for you. Did you upgrade your stairs? We booked NHI for pre & post slab pour inspection. Plumbing was…
ValandraBuilding with Ausbuild @ Bridgeman Downs
Seriously powering along there, you must be pleased! We won't get wrapped before xmas break unfortunately, but it's been fun watching the frame go up so far!
John PierpointThe importance of thermally resistant building materials
Hi homeone community, I am new here but have been studying the importance of thermally efficient building materials. What has surprised me is that there is still a lot…
WowBingoManhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast
We don't have build blog as yet Still got slot of work to do before slab goes down But we will get inspired by ur blog !
MelbournevicChanging the location of driveway in a new estate
Thanks gillybean, you are exactly right. We just went to our Developer's office to get clarification on this as we need to let our Builder know so they can finalise…
IamSAMCan I insist the builder tells me who their subcontractor i
The occupational certificate will carry names of most of the subcontractors.
WowBingoCoral Homes Modified Manhattan 23 in Brookhaven Estate
Cool idea for colours Hope all goes well with the build
building bugBuilding a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane
Thank you 😊 I can’t wait to get started