Building A New House
it all depends on the look you want to achieve - our sliding doors are 3975mm wide and seem more than adequate - but we do have a set of triangle hilites…
I haven't been able to sleep lately cause all i have been thinking about are the stupid stairs.
I have emailed homebuyers centre and we are now getting the stairs added…
Hot water system and Smartstart
Approximately how much does a thousand litres of water cost? I mean if I have to put a controller in each bathroom and then wait a few minutes anyway is there much point?
What a week, busy busy busy busy busy. So much to do. Will upload some pics when we get internet. Hope all the builds are going well guys. Merry Christmas from the Feggles
Do We Need To Build Agian??
good advice Mozzie unfortunately i dont think 40K would cover raising our celings by an extra 4 brick cources
Brick similiar to Homestead Tan
They're supposed to hold them and we can call them up as we need. They dont do deposits, its just a garantee kind of thing Which is obviously a load of bull anyway …
Completed Perry Home
Attached is the blog from our new home built by Perry Homes.
We have read other posts on here regarding problems encountered with Perry Homes.
We could not be more happy…
Porcelain tiling of Ensuite
Something like this
Client to supply Floor tiles to ensuite at his cost (no credit given)
Client to arrange payment and laying of tiles with company tiler
Heres a photo of our bricks on a pallet, some have been cut for the windows. You can see they are brown in the middle and have one brown…
Steel frame versus timber frame
Not sure about other builders, but mine told me I cannot have steel frame with tiled roof, something about the roof trusses not being able to…
Ace82's Build -The Esprit Ross North
Gosh, I've been bad and haven't updated for ages!! But the build is going great We are now in lockup and hopefully getting our cabinets in the new year. Have had no…
Dec 27, 2010 1:37 pm
Extending slab vs adding a deck
If you are still a way from building it would be best to wait until the builder has developed the final drawings. They will probably be looking to do some site levelling…
Dec 27, 2010 4:51 pm
J & C
Dec 30, 2010 7:26 pm
Bank wont approve loan for construction
I'm joining this debate late, but I have been in the same situation (i.e. bank re-valued six months after unconditional approval only to devalue by approx $20,000 -…
I asked our SS if we could keep some leftover bricks. There was a pallet of them in a rear corner he said we could keep. Just put a sign on them and even laminate so it…
SANDARRA GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Can someone please advise the process of final inspection, which is undertaken by Clublinks? I have read it somewhere in my paperwork, that once construction has…
Dec 29, 2010 7:59 am
Progress payment clarification
Our contract specifies that payment is due upon 'substantial completion' of the stages. Ours does specify wall and roof frames
Single phase or 3 phase
I was advised to go 3ph as I use power hungry woodwork machinery in the shed, some of which requires 15Amp supply. It was suggested that 3ph would ensure no Brown-Outs…
Today i had a couple come on site and offered me cash to install a 4 globe tastic in there toilet - It would be like a…
Building in Pakenham Heritage Springs
Not us, no (a month delay is not really a delay is it), but thats because our land has settled.
What stage are you in?
I know they had some issues with finding some…
Jan 02, 2011 10:29 am
show us your double entry doors
thanks kyton - that the other site is mainly for handles issues on entrance doors.
any body wish to share the pictures of doble entrace doors here ???
Jan 03, 2011 3:04 pm
Storm water drains and soakwells
Hi there, just thought I would provide some info for those of you seeking information regarding how may soakwells you require, and if you even require them at all. This…
Just had a look through their terms of contract and it says
15. If property is not connected to sewer, the cost of pump out and disposal of septic tank waste is the…
Building our 'Urbis' Ballarat
Thanks for your help, I cant wait to see pics of the garden...
I've been looking at day/night blinds aswell, not 100% sure if they work or not. They look awesome thou!
Moving to the Adelaide area and have been looking for homes. Lots of homes for sale.
In all of the homes I have ever owned, I like to leave…
Jan 03, 2011 10:47 pm
Do you mean Boral bricks? Bowral bricks are a range of bricks made by…
Jan 04, 2011 8:43 am
Late land Title
Might just be the developer keeping you on a hook in the hope that you'll pull out of the deal and he can get a higher price now. Happens all the time in WA
Home loan providers..
Not all banks do construction loans, therefore you will have to shop around for this.
Window covering / dressing
Wife had to have the double rollers on windows plus 3 massive Panel blinds ( 1 has 8 panels in it ) over the alfresco sliding door exits. I had never heard of them but…