Building A New House
Garage in corner lot
do you have the plans showing the front garage on this block of land and showing the distance from the house to the rear fence, length and width of the block, upstairs…
Aug 13, 2021 5:29 pm
I cannot comment about the quality of the finished home yet as we are only on the slab stage. I believe the Kaplan admin process is a bit quicker. We easily get a reply…
Porter Davis Liverpool25
How is the process going? Have you started to build?
We are also planning to build the Liverpool 25.
We painstakingly compared the Lifestyle Select and…
Townsville Home Builder
My partner and I are looking to build our first home in Townsville. We are looking at Tropical Homes, Kier Constructions and GJ Gardner. I would love to hear from anyone…
Building design contracts
Personally I wouldn't accept that. I would require that the digital files be shared and wholly owned by me at all times. But then, I'm not a fan of architects nor would I…
Colorbond Roofing Insulation
For the colorbond roofing blanket what choices are available in the market and what is majorly preferred. I have come across Anticon 60 but there are few…
KDRB - custom build - Floor plan
the kids' activity room is a different shape not much smaller and i've left out the kids hallway that doesn't improve the space and upstairs is based on a similar space…
solution for macleay island?
This is years later since you wrote your post.
I'm wondering how you fared with moving to Macleay and building.
My budget same compared to a decade up the…
Building with Kurmond Homes
We are nearly (1 payment away) from construction stage with Kurmond. We are building the bronte 33 and it took us at least 9 revisions to get close to what we wanted. We…
any plans is always a compromise but i prefer the extra kitchen space to the slightly bigger bedrooms (that are big enough for queens sized beds plus the biw and study…
Building With Metricon
Yeah we feel the same. We moved into our home in Dec 2019 and have ongoing issues and leaks. They wouldn’t help us with the council when the build was non compliant with…
Why GJ Gardener is pricey?
Am in Step 1 as explained above. Architect had given first sketch and suggested some changes and I hope by the end of this month I should be getting the second…
Outfall drain construction
We are in the process of a knock-down and rebuild in the eastern suburbs. As part of the new build, we require a stormwater outfall drain to be constructed that…
Aug 11, 2021 11:30 am
Trentham 30 metricon
Overall it wasn’t to painful however we did get stuffed around with the drawers in our walk-in robe. The colour was not what we picked and they didn’t honour a…
Building Doulton 50 with Metricon
I am feeling the delay too. After rushing me to signing the doc to get price lock, things slowed down a lot. I am yet to get the final drawings and still waiting for a…
Aug 10, 2021 7:20 pm
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Building with Metricon
Metricon is a massive project builder and lots of ppl complain about the whole process with them , you will find a lot of unhappy customers posting on Facebook, horror…
Aug 10, 2021 5:08 pm
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Canberra custom KDR
Hey algernon bumping this amazing thread
I may have missed it..
Did you aim for any air tightness level?
Would you have been able to achieve the same thermal…
Bryan & Petersen Build in Ballarat (VIC)
Thanks darb74 and countrybuilds for the insights. I guess most builders' sales teams are all charm and promises but the relations with the site guys might be less…
Soil Samples / ratings
Just wondering how everyone has gone with soil samples.
Main concern, if sampled before a Knock Down, then afterwards the rating changed due to different ‘site…
CDC query || Entrance door || corner plot
Hi all, seeking advice from anyone who has had experience with CDC on a corner block and determining primary/secondary frontages.
We are planning a KDR in Sydney and are…
Aug 08, 2021 10:10 pm
Can someone please provide some feedback on the below modifications done to the slab. I am assuming this has been done to cut the slab but not sure if this…
Newpark Corner lot
Hi guys.. does anyone know setbacks for rear garage for corner lot at newpark? Is the setback different if the garage is attached or detached to the house?
Aug 08, 2021 5:34 pm
Hi Martinu. Did you ever get this issue resolved, or any updates?
I'm having a similar issue in my property. I've also sent you a PM.
8 (Eight) Homes
With them, I'm currently constructing a new two-story home. It would be really appreciated if anyone could provide input or point out any advantages or…
Build cost increases - Brisbane
Ha the builders lobby group can put out whatever graphics they want to justify increasing their prices
If the slabs down they are breaking the fixed price contract in…
Sliding door, stacker door size
A 6m wide is a standard biparting stacker - 4 active panels and 2 fixed. The extrusions are manufactured as 6m standard,
The height is also important.
We could make…