Building A New House
creeking floor... help
Hi Lisa, the builder doesnt do a 3 month check. He said to write him a list and he'll look at fixing the problems.
My issue with this, is what if i miss something really…
Thanks to everyone for the quick feedback. Really reassuring. This is all new to us! Brilliant news about the fast build too...that's truly amazing. Cross fingers ours…
Dennis Family Homes Vic
We are building in Arnolds Creek Estate in Melton. We just have a vacant block at the moment. lol
Insulation in Alfresco Roof
Sometimes it's actually a lot easier to have say a stratco roof section made up rather than having a fully framed up roofing system made.
Also the underside of the statco…
Building with EB - - Hayman 28 (now 31)
So a quick update
Weve started to get our quotes back from our HOG visit.
There has certainly been a bit of negotiation happening.
Just by picking up…
My stormwater was drawn on my engineering which was submitted to council. I dont think it would be that hard to do it, but mine is dug down about 600mm, found that out…
Our Home with PD
I just read through your entire thread hoping for a picture of your new sectional caboa dawn garage door, and there doesnt seem to be one. I did a search of…
Conttract additions...I mean, corrections
PD said the same to us and we then had soooooo many issues with the final drawings and even when the final drawings were finally changes the house and additions are in the…
I post two phots in here, hopefully, you can tell the…
4th bedroom or study?
I changed my study to a 4th bedroom and didnt have to upgrade anything else for the 4th bedroom.
Long time lurker with a question
Thanks for all of your comments guys I figure if we allow about 30% then that should give us a guide and if it goes over that then maybe we just have to review our…
Great thread. This is a great warning to those of you who are looking at building or who have already signed up with the MCon. It is interesting that people would rather…
Timber bi-folds versus timber sliding
Looks gorgeous - and it is. But (and I promise I'm not trying to rain on your parade ) they have been known to have some issues with movement. DH worked in a display…
has anyone been to VCAT?
You can go to VCAT with any claim. You get a chance to put your case in a very informal way, the other side can ask questions and the guy at the front decides, or asks…
hi just wondering if anyone has built the milano 30 by
if so hows it all going.
im roughly 4 weeks away from moving in.
id love to here from anyone who is…
Question: Retaining Wall Drainage
Slotted agg pipe with CLEAN blue metal under and over cover of 200mm.
A tip : put the base in and pin agg pipe down with 'U' shaped pins with fall.
Then back fill…
Help Required - Sloping Plans
I love the look of your elevations, you will find it will have benefits with your landscaping as building with the slope of the land will reduce external retaining walls, …
Jan 13, 2010 11:37 pm
Comment/Critique my Plans
Hi Andronicus, thank you for your comments
I havent decided on the perimiter of the alfresco, whether totally open or walling part way, or all the way in some areas (eg…
I'd suggest going into a carpet store - they should have all of that available onsite for you. Take in samples of your house colours if possible.
Quick Fencing Question
Our house is still at scrape stage, yet our next door neighbour is pretty well advanced. …
LOL!! Prolly wouldn't be the first time
btw, a friend forwarded me an Australian supplier for bamboo decking if anyone is interested. Pm me for details =)
Building with Dechellis in 2010
Well, here we go. After lots of browsing on this forum, its finally time for my own topic
Here's the story so far....
We bought our block in 2007 in Clarence Gardens,…
Deciding on a builder in WA
Peter Stannard have been recommended to me before. APG are a member of the ABN group (DaleA, WBNeaves, Homebuyers Centre etc) and I have not heard anything negative. I've…
does this only include labour..? where would you source the boxes and packaging? would you need to go out and find this stuff by yourself or can removalists supply this…
Nov 01, 2010 9:08 pm
Prob won't help you as we are in Adelaide (you're better finding out from someone in your area), but for our Majestic, it cost $32000. We needed the deepest footings and…
You can do a ASIC company search (costs about $20) which will give you the Directors contact details.
(All kudos for this info should go to…
Show me your 1 story plans
Thanks for the replies guys!
nice house kexkez
Mrs Rose at the moment I think we are at 4 bed, ensuit for master, bathroom for the rest/or two way between two rooms and…
Jan 15, 2010 8:01 pm
Handover in 2 weeks!!!
cosmos we were pegged 14th July. I think that's pretty good time for a 2 storey. We have had perfect weather though. Lucky.
New Generation (build times)
Good to see nice comments/feedback about the place I work at We are building a New Gen house, slab down start of Sep.. about 4 weeks til handover - so about 5…