Building A New House
May 12, 2017 7:26 pm
What does "site access" mean?
Thanks, none of this was explained to us, it all started when they realised the place they thought was the pad was not the place the house was in the site plans, so it…
May 12, 2017 9:59 am
Coral Homes - Casuarina 32
the quote i was given about downlights made it seem like it was only $45 for a 15w flouro downlight with installation... , BUT that is charged if there is an EXISTING…
As the porch seems like it might be part of your slab you will probably still need the foundation down to the appropriate depth.
It's not just to protect the sewer, its…
KDR with Sekisui House: post handover
Hello people iam back on now, I had replaced mobile and never installed tapatalk until this week.
That is stunning. I am building one on my own with all sorts of dramas…
Edgewater Homes (Henley\Plantation)
We had them built our home in Edmondson Park. The customer service and the construction manager are reliable and fast. So far we don't have any major issue with the house.
I think the brick laying process is complete now, so now you should concentrate on plastering.
Konnstruct team provides top quality Plastering and Painting service at…
Building inspector(s) in the ACT?
Does anyone have any recommendations (or otherwise) or experience with any new home construction building inspectors in Canberra? Looking for multiple stage inspections,…
Laminate vs Tiles, pros and cons
In our build we're using tiles downstairs and laminate upstairs. I would of ideally used laminate downstairs as well but I am an avid fishkeeper and if something goes…
May 10, 2017 8:10 pm
A prestart allowance is a specified amount you write into your contract that is for you to spend at prestart on upgrades.
It is included in your contracted quote so your…
May 10, 2017 12:41 pm
Aww Tmaria what a nightmare. Where in qld ru?
Who ru building with?
We're down Gold Coast I'm also from UK and some of the practices here ... No words. But we got an…
May 10, 2017 12:38 pm
Simonds Express Westbury Build
How is your new home going ? We have been in our Westbury for 3 months now ! Front yard is done now working on the backyard - do u have any updated photos ?
Trend Connection Builder
Hey guys, I built with them back in 2014 and again end of last year. They're great with communication which was a massive thing for me as my friends that have built with…
WHAT IS YOUR FRUSTRATION?
fair comparison of all builders before selecting them, there's so much confusion with inclusions and what not. There should be a standard way to compare each of the…
Good Custom builders around Sydney Western
Looking for good custom builders around Sydney West area. Trying to build a house in a corner plot and none of the project builders can help.
Please help me if you…
Buying Land + Eden Brae Build
My husband and i just signed a contract back in December in Leppington with Eden Brae. Its all very confusing as we are first home buyers too.
Our land registered end of…
We chose wallaby and I love it so far (Still building). We will also be having surfmist garage door, fascia and window frames.
Building Washington 32 with Wisdom
Hi I was going through the thread. I am a looking to build my home with Wisdom. I will most likely go with the Washington 32 design. How was your experience with Wisdom…
Thanks for the all the advise. I'm hoping this will be fixed before walk-through tomorrow. Haven't hired private inspection
Building over Dam, pond??
Hi. Did you end up buying the vaccant land over a dam ? If you did how was the constrivtion cost for the slab (site cost)?
I am about to put down deposit for a block…
Bulkhead in Bathroom! Surprise! Not happy
The bulkhead in the bedroom will be lovely with a bed head underneath, but I would not be happy with it in the bathroom at all. Will they be able to fix it for you?…
Got prestart with HGWA on Tuesday!
Super excited to finally be locking in all details.
Wondering on a few prestart prices though. Hopefully someone will be able to…
Building driveway over sewer manhole
You need to contact Sydney water to check what they would charge to adjust the manhole level to the driveway level.
Once that's done there shouldn't be any extra cost.
We have a start date!
How exciting!!! Must be surreal almost
What are you building and where?
GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277
Buying a land in Austral The Avenue
We are also in the process of purchasing a vacant land in the Avenue at Austral.
We noticed there are some vendor protection clause in the contract to protect…
What is building cost $/sqm?
The cost is dependent on the type of house, the quality of the build, the level of amenity you want and how fast you want it built. Standard advice is $1500 per square…
May 06, 2017 12:00 pm
May 06, 2017 12:41 am
I would think all heat pump systems to be very similar. Just check out their specs to see what efficiency they have. IE is it 5x efficient or more. Also cross…
May 05, 2017 11:49 am
Adding Solar during your new build?
Just wondering if anyone has added Solar during the construction build?
IE between when the roof tiling has gone up and before the builder pulls down the…