Building A New House
OMG!! Heartbroken due to excessive Porter Davis Site Costs!
My partner and I are building a Porter Davis Regent 23 and have purchased a gorgeous albeit slightly sloping block in…
What building stage for retaining wall?
If its important that the retaining wall face looks good and there is no structural reason for early erection they will probably wait until after the brickwork is finished.
Negotiating with builders - appliance changes
I am building with a major volume builder. We deleted everything from the kitchen section and will supply our own after handover. The only thing they will not let me…
Building my little 12sq house.. Facade colour choices..
La esa, seems to have abit more colour changes in them... i have done some drivebys with the list and every house with looks a different colour lol
What is our rights when build goes over contract?
Most contracts state that the builder will pay you xxx dollars per week if the contract goes over the completion date. Do you not have anything like this in your…
Need help with exterior colours!! 1st time to build!!!!
Thanks for your opinion Pendopo!! Yes we have a lot of grey but i can't turn back now, garage door is getting made and rendering is getting done as we speak. Just wanted…
Demolition of old house vs selling it for removal
hi camrw and welcome to the forum. selling and/or getting your house taken away from your site for free is definitely the ideal way to go. there are a couple of…
What shouldn't you include in the 3 month maintenance report
4 outside light bulbs, external rangehood vent, washing machine waste connector (nowhere to plug the hose into in the laundry), floor waste in ensuite and bathroom, power…
Project Home Access to Site During Build for own tradies
Gunny maybe go to the poster's thread (listed in her signature) - the information may already be there.
Carlisle homes - t range - as displayed promotion??
Hi reinsey, thanks for the feedback. I just let out a small sigh of relief!!! You see I've already put down a deposit with another builder, then…
Perth builders - ideas, thoughts on what we need!
Things mainly depend on your budget! Oh how I would of loved an extra $50k for the build. For us we would have done raised ceilings, nice cornice, kitchen full glass…
Buying Land in Clarendon Drive
you might want to ask this question in here? viewtopic.php?f=31&t=24067&p=667237&hilit=somerfield#p667237 All i know is from the date you signed your land contract you…
Help! Contract content and Tender content not the same??
I am not saying its right, but its the way that all builders seem to work. It frequently causes problems to clients particularly when they…
builder house recommendation for 13m frontage in the ponds
Check with Rawson homes .they advertise as famous for narrow lots
How long does it take to get site ready for slab?
... but first it needs to comply with the compaction(penetration) test, then set out(a few hours depending on complexity), then dig the footings and thickenings(another…
Builders warranty for 7 years and extra costs incurred
Adam, thanks for the reply, atleast can look forward to the new builder to provide a fair quote and take on the warranty.
Cal & Matt's PD Kensington in Doreen - bit of a rant
Guys that is terrible I really feel for you. I'd love to know if it's the concreter who tried to charge us…
Em&Jamies BAROLLO Finally some UPDATES and lots of pics!!!
Hi Em I have been speaking with Barb who has used the same brick and to be honest I think your house looks fabulous. We will be using the same bricks we have seen a few…
Getting cracks on the slab - Slab Poured last sep
It depends on how big the cracks are. Most concrete cracks to some extent. The designers say the purpose of the reinforcement is to hold the cracks closed. So if the…
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