Building A New House
Looking for Custom Home Builder in Mel. budget under 12k/SQ
Check out Carter Grange - will do custom build or modify their own design. Great quality and inclusions ie hebel, fully rendered, stone etc. Think cost is about 8-9K per…
Latitude 37 - The Knight Group - Carter Grange
yeah in our estate alot of houses going up from carter grange. I love their plans etc, but some things were so expensive to upgrade. And without the upgrade it would have…
N2 wind rating - worth building to N3 for "stronger" home?
Thanks, Jaans! We're building in Fernvale, in the Honeywood estate. Ed, I don't know about the windows, they didn't give us much…
Can somebody please tell me what type of gutter this is?
Thanks for your reply.
Initial Deposit of $500-$1000 with Builder
We're at tender stage with a few builders and two of them have offered us a $1000 rebate if we go with them over the other builder, so effectively we are getting our 1K…
Sloping block builder in Sydney .... help
Take2 offers some good advice. It is about design. Take2 describes what we call Good Hillside Building Practice. A lightweight, flexible structure that almost floats on…
Building With Mirvac @ Middleton Grange?
Hi, Can anyone please tell me that after I pay the minimum 5% deposit down for the land, is it a requirement to then put in a tender in for the construction of the…
Has anyone asked their builder for fixed site costs?
Our previous design had a number of piers and due to poor soil the engineers drawing called up 450dia piers, minimum 2m deep. As there was no…
Evaporative Cooling during or after house built ADVISE PLS!
I asked for a quote and it came back about $6400 for the whole house with PD which I think is reasonable. It is a Bonaire summerbreeze (thanks google) with 9 units. I…
Applying for a dispensation - What is the better option?
I imagine that the easement at the back is for either a storm water/sewage line. In the unlikely event that they need to access the pipe for any reason, there cannot be…
Sloping Block - Looking for Ideas, Builders Designs
We are at tender stage for our 8m fall block. We have tenders with two project builders and one custom builder. I started by walking around a display village with a copy…
Incorrect water meter & electric dome positioning??!!!
You can definitely ask then to move the meter. My parents got theirs moved as it was right in the middle of the driveway 2
Engineering and survey reports - anyone know the process?
Usually it means floating boulders of rock under the ground. By floating it means they are here and there randomly, not part of a rock bed, so they may not be as stable.…
Is anyone building with ProCorp in Sydney metro???
Building Insurance Advisory Service are a company focused on assisting people resolve building issues. Nothing is too big or too small and as we have over 20 years…
Need soil or want to get rid of it for free?
Hi All, After finally moving into our newly built house & having excess soil not knowing what to do with it, I came across a site called ..... fillwanted.com.au . This…
A favour to ask - HIA NSW Building Contract
Thanks boson! That's interesting, sounds very similar to the ACT contract but with some differences to the time frames. Interesting that this "preliminary requirements…
Help with Building Inspectors Report for Sekisui House
Hello all We recently had a private building inspector out to look at our house and we want to submit the report to our former builder Sekisui House. Does anyone have…
Why is there a pipe in the middle of my backyard?
Yeah, the sewer tie is right out by the fenceline. In line with it, but certainly not dead smack-bang in the middle of the back-yard area, which indicates nothing to be…
PGH Aubergine Bricks or Selkirk Coastal Stone
Hi LynneY Thanks for that. I have look on there. Was just hoping someone out in the building world has used them and if they have some different pictures to view. All…
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