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Plaster to window gap appears too big under architrave
Thanks Ed, Maybe no packers were fitted prior to the gap being covered up and this may be the cause of the plaster/architrave join cracks. All other window/plaster…
Arena at Officer - is anyone building there?!
Hi Peppa Pig, we're building in Arena too, our block is in Arena Parade. We settled on the 23rd of June so now frantically looking at displays! NBG is on our short list…
Those with ceasarstone waterfall edging..... help please
For us Westside Sealants did it. They did all the caulking in the bathrooms, laundry and around doorways, etc. So for us, it wasn't a job for the cabinetmaker and it was…
House front Corinthian door with Timber stain -- Pics please
Its the elegance range This is just one example http://www.doors.com.au/Product/Show_32.aspx
Bek's change of plans - almost there, plus an engagement!!
Our Beechwood Homes build, Adelaide SA (Pic heavy!)
Ha ha ha, the house isn't big at all. Most of the living area is the second storey, downstairs we only have the garage, entry, home theatre and undercroft storage area…
What did you do around you house? Did you concrete?
Thanks for everyones input. l think we'll end up having concrete and then doing a pebble pathway next to it.
has anyone used decorwood for decking? Timber look-a-like
Hi everyone l was hoping to get some info. We are planning on building a deck in the alfresco but we really wanted something that was maintenance free. l came across this…
Paying to have plans prepared before approval of loan?
We got pre-approved so we knew a rough amount of what we could spend, and sent through the masterplans and engineers reports as they became available. Once the bank had…
Does anyone know when the Xmas shutdown starts this year?
Thanks for the replies... for some reason I thought there was a standard date that most builders packed it in for Christmas. I will check with our site supervisor next…
Looking for a tile in the Newcastle/Hunter region
Ikon, I was wrong about the distance to the local supplier. They are near Campbelltown in Sydney, so more than 80 minutes drive. Yes, we may decide to do a weekend…
How much is your builder charging for extra data points?
Mine is charging $438 for 3 x cat 6 data points. cat 5 was a little cheaper. So that means 3 data points in seperate rooms and a single termination point in the broom cupboard.
Anyone use an architect to design their home?
Hi Katie, Using an architect to design your home will most likely be way over your budget (can easily be between $10.000 to $20.000). There are however a few other…
How many ducted heating points for a smallish home?
Drawing on my own experiences with the 3 in 1's, they are 'generally' put in the middle of the room (so the light is evenly distributed and the heat is on whlie you…
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