Building A New House
price of my house
Dembi even gaining another 200mm would make the corner a little less tight. just shave a little off the wir. and make that robe for the person…
plan indicate a cut, but the SS appeared surprised by this.
I've just looked at them again. Im not able to scan anything but as a general idea it…
A friend who works for a large air conditioning supplier gave us quotes (mates rates) for heating and cooling. I have since discovered that the quote for the heating,…
Jul 02, 2008 11:05 am
Need help for internet/paytv setup
i think i should setup the LAN cable for internet and an additional phone point just in case... cannot live without internet... it is one of the most important…
Jul 02, 2008 9:41 pm
doing own flooring.
Great pictures on your site Allan. The end result is fantastic, but the labour involved is huge! You must be very pleased with how it all looks now.
Building new home
Haven't had experience with that type of slab but I'm sure someone on here will have.
I'm building with DFH too. Paperwork can take a while, as I think it does with…
Has anyone built a J@NDSON Astra IV?
Thanks for the warm welcome guys!!
We are close to signing up, just adding stuff to our wish list that could be hard to add later eg. a/c ducting to downstairs,…
Jul 04, 2008 12:43 pm
Commodore Homes in Perth??
Hi, anyone build with Commodore Homes in Perth? What is your experience with them?? I am interested with their Fusion house.
New house in the street
I have been known to be controversial. Life is too short to be timid! Besides I was only going along with the theme.!!
Hopefully you'll get some time to relax…
Jul 06, 2008 9:27 am
Quotes from architect
It cost me $5k for working drawings through draftsman from my sketch design, this was through matrix in qld but I wouldnt recommend them as they dont seem to listen to the…
New Wisdom Homes display
ahuang - for display homes only - I asked them about that - usually the windows in bathrooms are frosted
Heck I will offer to shovel dirt and dig holes if it means we can get our block quicker. Thanks for the welcome. I look forward to sharing this journey with other…
They can start building at $10,000 per square. Check out Domain just the Saturday past.
Now waiting super *patiently* for the sales lady to get back to…
vanity salad bowl and taps not lining up
Oh dear....that is NOT acceptable - they have to fix it, ayway, don't they? Bad luck if it's hard/ a pain - they stuffed it up!!! Nice bowls - I'm havingthe square…
Jul 09, 2008 1:42 pm
Thanks for all of your replies. They seems to sound positive.
Would be good to hear from someone that has actually built with them.
PD and Bricks
Just be really careful when you pay for white mortar. We did this with PD and our mortar is grey. White it PD language means light grey.
It's real important to get an independant inspector to check over your new home, not only for the mandatory inspections, but for the quality checks also. Checks such as…
Jul 09, 2008 7:02 pm
We live just around the corner from Millers office ..... it,s on Richards Rd isn,t it?
I went to school with their daughter Sharon....
We,re in Evelyn Sturt…
Build over Sewer Main
I'd be double checking the wording of the easement condtions, unless Council waives it's rights for access then they will demand access to the full easement at any…
Another fridge tap question.
We have been looking into fridges lately, want a side by side fridge/freezer in new house, not fussed about ice/water dispenser though, anyway both salespeople and our…
Jul 11, 2008 10:38 am
lessons learned - simonds
Holy crap.. I would be so annoyed with this guy. Even though you signed the slip, I would be so put off by them lying and not returning phone calls/emails etc. Take your…
looking for a driveway builder
Hi Tom, congrats on your new soon-to-be-house! Have you thought about walking around your Estate and getting names/numbers off neighbours who have driveways you like? …
We have found large doses of alcohol taken regularly helps to dull the feeling of utter helplessness at the incompetence and lies of these…
I've got about a pallet of spare bricks from our build that I eventually want to use for a bit of fencing, paving etc. Also thought it would be good to have a few…
I have tried searching 3D homes & cannot locate anything either.
No news is good news i guess? Their build quality & inclusions appear to be very good.
Jul 13, 2008 10:19 pm
Brick veneer versus Foam Cladding?
We went brick veneer downstairs, and foam (Unitex) upstairs. Our builders charged us more to do the Unitex than have bricks. Probably because its "not the way we build our…
Yeah I agreed. We managed to get a couple of things in lieu of the changes instead (extension of the Media room) at the end of the day, we are happy with the plan and…
Anyone heard of Sherbrooke Constructions?
I do the energy ratings for Sherbrooke Constructions and my husband supplies the insulation in their dwellings.
Neither company has had any problems with them and…
Jul 14, 2008 12:40 pm
Doing own electrical with H3nley
For downstairs, have your volume builder install fixed baton points where your downlights are going to go. then your riends can change them for downlights alter.
Jul 15, 2008 3:56 pm
Downilight covers in roof
If your insulation is of the blow in paper type i would strogly recommend using covers, no matter how fire retardant the manufacturers claim their product to be tests have…