Building A New House
Ceiling height LOWER than expected? How is it measured?
Alright, so I had to go to the lot and measure, and turned out that I was wrong The height is correct. It still looks cramped, but hopefully it will look better once…
Eden Brae vs Allcastle Homes (Building in Kellyville Ridge)
How do you know these particular owners aren't suffering problems with bank payments, or some other financial woe? It may be due to a variety of setbacks, blaming the…
Austral Keswick bricks and colourbond monument roof
Thank you that would be GREAT!!!
What is the 'real' cost of a new build with home builders ..
100k + sounds very reasonable to me. It also depends on how big your house is. The base price for our house was around $300,000 and all upgrades ended up costing…
First time builder - Vogue, Casaview, Other? HELP!
Hi alli I'm also building in east village spring farm and building with nu era with a complete lock up package including blinds landscaping…
Footings Cost H2-D Preliminary Soil Report
Hi Robinred, I have a separate thread that I have created, check my signature below. I don't have any images posted because they are all on my phone. When I get time to…
Recommendations pls ?? Fencing in western suburbs, Melbourne
I also agree about the previous post on Jim's Fencing. We emailed them initially for the quote and eventually got one back, but then were unable…
Knock down rebuild - St George area
Thanks for dropping by Our Forever Home! I haven't updated my thread for a while too! Yeah, the Christmas and New Year break doesn't do too much help for our build too! I…
Yet another fencing etiquette question
Ugh. If the fence ends up too low, that will cause more hassles so I would dig my heels in and say flatly that I will not agree to a fence height less than it should be…
URGENT exterior cornice or beading issue needs resolving
Hah thanks Marmalade...so thats the point now then...we paid for cornice...i wonder what difference if any cost there would be between the beading stuff and the original…
looking for colours that go with the surfmist roof.......
Being so neutral, surfmist will go with just about anything. I'm thinking surfmist roof, woodland grey facia and gutters, with russet red bricks (midland brick) and…
Can Anyone recommend an Arborist in Sydney?
hi Guys Can't find an appropriate place to put this up, so I have decided this may be the best place for it! I'm looking for a solid arborist who is not afraid to…
Our first Home - Deck has been stained ! *pics*
Decking does look amazing but it is hard work and very high maintenance. While I love the look of it, I'm not sure we'd do it again actually. Unless we could afford to pay…
Building a new house - need a recommendation on builder
Hi Monstar, congrats and welcome! I have previously built with homebuyers and they were great and the house was excellent.. we are currently building with homegroupwa and…
Broadway, APG, Next residential, lifestyle, switch, any good
Hi there! We have just started the process with Redink Homes and like the guys above, we have had the most brilliant experience so far!!! Just take your time and you will…
Is it worthwhile to do Construction stage reports?
The sooner you identify any defects the easier it is to fix. I checked my builds at least weekly and contacted the site supervisor immediatly with my concerns.
Questions for people building with Henley?
Hi Sunnydays, I just checked my color document - it says: Internal Paint Selection-Internal woodwork-Woodwork(Skirting&Architraves) - Finish: Dulux Professional High…
Building with Coral Homes - Toowoomba - Handover today!
Wow, it all looks fantastic!!
Has anyone heard of ECO cottages kit homes?
Has anyone heard of eco cottage kit homes base up on the sunshine coast. As I've been looking into them. and a few others in that budget. I'm starting to find there…
Evap cooling and Wood Floors - during build or after?
Hey, I cant comment on the pricing - but if you are in WA Id be steering well clear of EVAP....we have it in the place we rent (only 4 yrs…
Being charged for fixing something that was builders fault
Oh I'm so relieved. I was all prepared to go gun's blazing when I received an email saying she'd looked into the situation and agreed I will…
Where would you ideally put North on this floorplan??
^^^ Depends where you live bashworth-that late afternoon sun is really welcome through the western windows in the winter here. Relective film blocks that.
A brick conundrum - Anyone used truffle or sorbetto bricks?
I cant decide which I like better, PGH Sorbetto, or PGH Truffle. I would love it if anyone could share their pics of any build's using…
Knock down and re-build... Where do I start?
I would also check that you are able to demolish the original residence in the first place. Not always a given that you would be given DA to do so. Depending on the age…
Floor tiles - Hollow/Drummy builder won't fix
Hi We had the builder supply and install our tiles (Perth Builder), however there were a number of hollow/drummy tiles about 100+ which we found. They said they have been…
Roof Pitches ... knowledge from builders? Help needed
Thank you so much for the response. The extra fee makes much more sense now. Thanks again
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