Building A New House
Anyone know about carpet???
Ash is right. Double the underlay is a DISASTER waiting to happen. Backing will go fast (it stretches down as you SINK into it, but doesn't stretch back - it's not a…
Our Dream Home
ladyice LOVE LOVE LOVE your home!!!
can anyone scan and post pics of the article featuring the LV trunk etc???
please please pretty…
That is a stunning house. Love the facade and all that decking.
Feb 09, 2010 2:25 pm
Main Floor tile sizes?
Looks like we are building the same house..santorini here too. I find the M's flooring quote too expensive.
So doing it after handover and got time to think it…
When was your first progress payment?
Are you a cash client? ie. from your own money. If so then your deposit would probably be around 6% of the total contract price. A $200 000 house comes to $12 000.
PGH 'Red Clinker'
We found choosing bricks really hard as well.. I just rang up the PGH office and asked them for addresses in my city for the bricks I liked, going and seeing them on a…
Contract on land in estate?
We had a clause built into the contract with the developer to say we could pull out if site costs went above a certain amount. It wasn't something they were used to doing…
Feb 10, 2010 2:16 pm
Was reading this up, and I've just been informed that the pegs at the rear are missing.
We bought Our land at Innisfail estate in Point Cook. Peet…
Feb 10, 2010 4:25 pm
BUILDING A WISDOM INSPIRATION 29 @ PONDS
I'm still considering frame inspection. Most ppl here in home1 had an independent building inspector for their frame inspection. I guess its a small price to…
Financial Details to Builder
LOL....I love the you show me yours if I show you mine...LOL.
Thanks everyone for your responses
Turns out PD need some evidence that we have accepted the loan. The…
Typically weepholes are included in the external leaves of cavity walls in the course directly above damp proof courses, flashing and cavity fill, and at the bottom of the…
Left Over Bricks
I asked our SS when building started if we could keep the leftovers and he said no worries. So over xmas break I moved them all to the back of our place.... hard work but…
Hi Ciny, we are building up on Pinnacle Views, the blocks are not titled yet and you will see they have only really been released. If you look at…
Feb 11, 2010 1:57 pm
Freaked out about toilets?
Our tradies used ours and there was no water available.
They kept using them the result was in describable!!!
I am demanding the builder pays for a cleaner before we…
First Impression - GMH vs Rycon
Armed with my custom plans I had appointments with both these companies. My experience with GM* was less than desirable. After trekking all the way to Doreen to meet up…
Feb 12, 2010 9:38 am
Also i *think* most public libraries have copies of the BCA and possibly some of the australian standards.
usually they are for in library use, ie can't be borrowed.…
Air con not big enough??
20kwatts is not necessarily more energy efficient. If you worried about energy efficiency do not run all six zones at once.
Insurance for building - HELP PLEASE.
Thank you so much Tranceozzy. I will be sure to follow that up. We have current house and contents insurance with CGU, so was hoping to go through them if needed. Will…
Sewer Inspection point and Manhole
There is an Aus company that has complied with Aus Standards.
Not sure about cost of if you can fill with Dirt / Turf
But here is one of their products.
Site costs for Lyndarum
I'm building in Aurora Estate, sorry I can't give you a figure on my site cost because it is fixed. There are alot of site costs discussion on this forum, therefore I…
My site supervisor changed on me during the Australia Day week and make sure they are up to date and know all the details you have told your previous supervisor. It…
Houspect Building Inspections
I rang Alex today (supporting the forum advertisers ) and he is inspecting a possible purchase for us on Tuesday.
I will report back soon but so far very…
I will let you know if Alex from Urban is any good after Tuesday...he is doing a dual report for us!
Feb 14, 2010 10:42 pm
Feb 14, 2010 10:47 pm
Shire of Mitchell
Pretty much all it says on there is that you have to apply for a permit if you have 3+ of a certain animal - which is the same as what we have here in Hume. But they way…