Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
Building A New House
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
FireFox
FireFox
5 June 2010

Dechellis Homes.. anyone building or built with them?

Dechellis Homes.. anyone building or built with them?
SA

found this house for sale on domain.com selling their display house the popular wild orchid, good chance to see more pictures of the interior:

7
4274
FireFox
Jun 05, 2010 2:53 pm
FireFox
ECOECO
ECOECO
5 June 2010

In Dilemma: Sxxxxxx or any other builder

In Dilemma: Sxxxxxx or any other builder

I agree with Ed. It does matter who you build with. By the way Ed, the Ecoclassics arrived at my house the other day and were installed,…

7
586
ECOECO
Jun 05, 2010 4:51 pm
ECOECO
71monaro
71monaro
5 June 2010

Retaining Wall on Boundary

Retaining Wall on Boundary
SA

Can anyone advise me how to procede? I have a block of land I am planning to build on in a new estate. (Blackwood Park) It has a rising slope to rear. Our rear neighbour…

0
199
71monaro
Jun 05, 2010 5:57 pm
SherWin
SherWin
5 June 2010

Simonds Home - Progress Payments

Simonds Home - Progress Payments

Hi Adam.M Just wondering if you have any further updates with your construction issues. I have forwarded emails through to you after receiving your pics ..... not sure…

6
1866
SherWin
Jun 05, 2010 6:21 pm
4
341
King willy
Jun 05, 2010 6:32 pm
King willy
kek
kek
5 June 2010

Lighting on Stack stone???

Lighting on Stack stone???

:: Lovely, Kyton.... very similar to the house I was thinking of.

3
253
kek
Jun 05, 2010 6:33 pm
kek
3
333
atlas
Jun 05, 2010 6:43 pm
TheAlbany
TheAlbany
6 June 2010

Slab to frame ... how long do you they wait?

Slab to frame ... how long do you they wait?

We have ended up with 2 weeks ... With one brick wall for the Garage to place trusses on going up within a 3 week period. Not sure yet when Roof Tiles are House Bricks…

11
5340
TheAlbany
Jun 06, 2010 9:42 am
TheAlbany
tsurf
tsurf
6 June 2010

Building with Indigo Homes

Building with Indigo Homes
QLD

My mate works for them (Indigo). He reckons they're not bad. I have seen their display at the old Springfield Lakes display and it was quite nice.

2
401
tsurf
Jun 06, 2010 1:54 pm
notremaison
notremaison
6 June 2010

Boral Bricks supply issue - Mocha.

Boral Bricks supply issue - Mocha.
1, 2, 3, 4

We just had our replacements to the boral bricks we originally chose delivered last week. This week bricking has started, dark skies yesterday will take some more soon.…

61
7723
notremaison
Jun 06, 2010 4:29 pm
D200 Doug
D200 Doug
6 June 2010

Our place nears completion (Photos :)

Our place nears completion (Photos :)
VIC

:lol: We've been living in a 2 bedroom rental... most rooms are packed up. Not sure who's idea it was to shop and buy enough furniture to…

8
292
D200 Doug
Jun 06, 2010 8:33 pm
jbo
jbo
6 June 2010

Building Quotes for new home

Building Quotes for new home

get a fixed price contract and then don't change anything.

1
195
jbo
Jun 06, 2010 9:40 pm
bindala
bindala
6 June 2010

How much for rubbish removal ? Urgent help needed ....

How much for rubbish removal ? Urgent help needed ....

We had the same problem - and were quoted $550 to remove a smaller pile than yours with no rocks. The price is reasonable for someone to remove and…

3
391
bindala
Jun 06, 2010 10:08 pm
Possumchops
Possumchops
7 June 2010

Possumchops Palace -Contract signed! Off for approval.

Possumchops Palace -Contract signed! Off for approval.

Hi Possumchops, w o w! What an amazing design! And your colour selections are stunning! Love them! And…

13
3931
Possumchops
Jun 07, 2010 6:41 am
chmaiden
chmaiden
7 June 2010

Sandhurst automation

Sandhurst automation
VIC

Hi anyone else had Sandhurst Automation working on their house? They were the electrical contractors for our house built by Ashford Homes. reply or PM if you have Chris

0
192
chmaiden
Jun 07, 2010 12:17 pm
Lex
Lex
7 June 2010

Painting experts, HELP!

Painting experts, HELP!
NSW

Thank you so much, rosemi ... a glimmer of hope !! ::hyst::

4
223
Lex
Jun 07, 2010 1:12 pm
Lex
Adam.M
Adam.M
7 June 2010

Vacant Land : Compaction Report - Engineered Fill

Vacant Land : Compaction Report - Engineered Fill
VIC
1, 2

A timely reminder to make sure that the builder does not take the geotechnical report lightly.

25
2379
Adam.M
Jun 07, 2010 1:52 pm
joannapaulp
joannapaulp
7 June 2010

shower base stuff up.

shower base stuff up.

I believe the grade for wet areas is something like 1:100 or 1:150

1
272
joannapaulp
Jun 07, 2010 2:18 pm
joannapaulp
joannapaulp
7 June 2010

liquadated damages

liquadated damages

Generally, the builder would have 20 working days from the site being presented to them (old house gone) to start, take this date as day 1, add 300, then maybe add 5-10%…

5
330
joannapaulp
Jun 07, 2010 2:44 pm
mel_mox
mel_mox
7 June 2010

Anyone built or building the cremorne 35 with PD?

Anyone built or building the cremorne 35 with PD?
VIC

Hi meryn, i am hoping we can start in the new year Jan 11! apparently they were doing the roads last wk! So bring on settlement in Oct & hopefully get builder in Jan. mel

4
201
mel_mox
Jun 07, 2010 3:52 pm
oze
oze
7 June 2010

Att Hoarders - What did you do with your left over bricks???

Att Hoarders - What did you do with your left over bricks???

Was going to build a letterbox with planter box but alas, no bricks were left :(

11
330
oze
Jun 07, 2010 5:25 pm
oze
turbo
turbo
7 June 2010

brand new home

brand new home

When I went to BACV all they did was call the builder once. BACV have no official powers so it doesn't normally help much. It is still worth trying as if you end up in…

6
576
turbo
Jun 07, 2010 7:18 pm
ibfragalot99
ibfragalot99
7 June 2010

Garage Frame Overhanging, is it acceptable?

Garage Frame Overhanging, is it acceptable?

The picture would have been taken right at the front of the garage, where your car would drive up, but at the corners. Mine is the same, and so is my neighbours. I…

2
350
ibfragalot99
Jun 07, 2010 10:10 pm
ibfragalot99
pottsville
pottsville
8 June 2010

Retaining Wall Options

Retaining Wall Options

Thanks guys... I have spoken with them and i am getting a few other options - The Oz logs are NOT the cheapest, they said pine would be cheapest which with wood i think…

3
443
pottsville
Jun 08, 2010 8:50 am
jklow888
jklow888
8 June 2010

$6500 for tender expiring - Caprice builders pls help

$6500 for tender expiring - Caprice builders pls help
1, 2

Hi everyone, Newbie on the forum but browsing for ages :) We are interested in building the Caprice 27 (narrow block/single garage version) but we haven't done a site…

26
1272
jklow888
Jun 08, 2010 9:42 am
ring09
ring09
8 June 2010

OMG - We are finally titled in South Morang

OMG - We are finally titled in South Morang
VIC

Green Gully (which borders Camalda) inbetween Gordons Road & Lakes Blvd

2
109
ring09
Jun 08, 2010 12:54 pm
ring09
silver girl
silver girl
8 June 2010

Studio M M3tricon Brisbane

Studio M M3tricon Brisbane
QLD

Can anyone tell me where Studio M is in Robina? We're about to sign to build a Riva and want to start thinking about colours/choices. I've read that the public can only…

0
164
silver girl
Jun 08, 2010 3:10 pm
norvenski
norvenski
8 June 2010

Rain and it's effect on a build

Rain and it's effect on a build

Hi all, New member here getting ready to select a builder out here in Perth. I am a geotechnical engineer, so I read some interesting queries here about earthworks! To…

15
765
norvenski
Jun 08, 2010 6:12 pm
FireFox
FireFox
9 June 2010

3 Phase Power?

3 Phase Power?
VIC
1, 2, 3

thanks for confirming that!

45
7980
FireFox
Jun 09, 2010 4:47 am
FireFox
emlet01
emlet01
9 June 2010

Building our home

Building our home
QLD

House looks great! Good luck for handover tomorrow. We are building a Flair too (the one that is based on the Catena), IF our house ever sells and we can start…

13
1323
emlet01
Jun 09, 2010 6:36 am
cream
cream
9 June 2010

Costs UP UP UP even before Site Start???

Costs UP UP UP even before Site Start???

Thanks - I'll take a look! I got this BCV - of final drawings a month later! Remembering I signed on 13 April, and just got this sent to my yesterday.

6
339
cream
Jun 09, 2010 2:41 pm
cream
lachjor
lachjor
9 June 2010

Roof Tiles On- Whats are the next phases ?

Roof Tiles On- Whats are the next phases ?
WA

Hmm for us it was float for plaster, plaster, ceiling, cornices, windows, lock-up, cupboards and vanities etc, tiling, bath, toilets, etc.

5
196
lachjor
Jun 09, 2010 4:28 pm
lachjor
marcusandjess
marcusandjess
9 June 2010

dual occupancy

dual occupancy

Hi there, We are looking at building another unit/small house at the back of an existing investment property....i have spoken to a few builders, National Builders help…

0
179
marcusandjess
Jun 09, 2010 10:23 pm
purpleninja
purpleninja
10 June 2010

How clean is a house cleanup by the builder before handover?

How clean is a house cleanup by the builder before handover?

That's what we want to make sure of - that it is clean enough that we can properly check the windows and mirrors, etc. We fully expect to have to clean before/during moving in.

6
904
purpleninja
Jun 10, 2010 12:14 am
kexkez
kexkez
10 June 2010

Mini rant - no roof insulation

Mini rant - no roof insulation

Reading it is easily solved. Click on the quote button as if you are going to quote the post in question. When the quote page comes up it's normal sized text and you can…

11
435
kexkez
Jun 10, 2010 2:49 am
kexkez
leebuild
leebuild
10 June 2010

waterfall side island bench after handover

waterfall side island bench after handover

we wanted an island bench with waterfall sides at prestart, but were quoted a ridiculous price figured they didnt want to do. We are just geting standard bench top and…

0
165
leebuild
Jun 10, 2010 11:26 am
Bam
Bam
10 June 2010

I need a bricklayer!

I need a bricklayer!
VIC

The house isnt far from our block, I should take a photo and show you :lol:

4
980
Bam
Jun 10, 2010 1:01 pm
Bam
Kelly_girl
Kelly_girl
10 June 2010

Anyone built their house using Boral La Mesa?Pics pretty pls

Anyone built their house using Boral La Mesa?Pics pretty pls

Ooooh great pics Kaytee!! Yes, I do like them - we are thinking of going with white mortar though :) Only one more sleep Kel :z: ...... that's so…

7
777
Kelly_girl
Jun 10, 2010 1:51 pm
Kelly_girl
Kelly_girl
Kelly_girl
10 June 2010

Recommendations for paint colors internal...

Recommendations for paint colors internal...

Hi All, So I am still at selection phase and just wanted to get some recommendations/ideas on paint for internal walls.…

14
4328
Kelly_girl
Jun 10, 2010 2:01 pm
Kelly_girl
Felistopher
Felistopher
10 June 2010

Monterey Q2 - Inspection with SS before PCI! HELP

Monterey Q2 - Inspection with SS before PCI! HELP
VIC

I don't think they can skip their own inspection of the final stage. We just got our cert of occupancy and on it it has 'mandatory inspections' and the final inspection…

3
267
Felistopher
Jun 10, 2010 3:14 pm
Felistopher
bel
bel
10 June 2010

Timeline/Contact Spreadsheet

Timeline/Contact Spreadsheet
NSW

Oh thanks so much Grom - great idea, loving the diary. Yes I like that I can carry it around (as normally the builder calls me when I'm in Coles with a trolley full of…

2
284
bel
Jun 10, 2010 4:16 pm
bel
laurend
laurend
10 June 2010

Fixing thigs after Handover: what to put in agreement?

Fixing thigs after Handover: what to put in agreement?

Never mind. Our builder has come to the party and booked everything in and it will all be done by next week! Most of it was done today!

2
184
laurend
Jun 10, 2010 7:49 pm
laurend
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 June 2010

another overhang thread: not wood frame but the sliding door

another overhang thread: not wood frame but the sliding door

Not quite getting your picture... the sliding door sill should rest a small amount on the slab along its length... the bit that sits out is supported once the bricks are…

9
600
ECOECO
Jun 11, 2010 8:16 am
ECOECO

Consequences of Not Landscaping your house straight away

Consequences of Not Landscaping your house straight away
VIC

Front yard: "Even if it doesn't bother you, it'll probably piss your neighbours off." Quite a valid point. These days it's difficult enough to fit into a new community.…

8
1061
Aesthetic Landscapes
Jun 11, 2010 11:08 am


Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy
Professionals
Advertise
Contact Us

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on TwitterFollow homeone on Google+
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2017