Building A New House
European House Borer - Mandurah WA $4500?
who is your builder? All of the builders I was contemplating had treated pine as standard. And that was before they knew where I was building so it wasn't an inclusion.
hi yellow, its basically what larajane said that happens...
in tender they go thru ur house plans and ur selections so far...
We are building with PD and are having a…
Low Key Post About Handover
A big congrats on finally getting handover & I wish you every happiness in your beautiful new home.
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
JG KING HOMES - WYNDHAM VALE VIC
My partners sister built with them. It took them 18 months to actually get started on their house. I think it actually took them going to their office and making a…
May 29, 2010 10:08 am
Looks like they've fibreglassed the shower hob which is good. Did you say wet area gyprock?OK for kitchens and maybe laundry but this is not the stuff to use in the…
Disputing neighbours planning permit
I am in a similar situation as you and in Blacktown council would you mind if I got further information about your objection.
I may put a few more in. Ive got a vally on the roof at the front door. Sso, the plans got an ugly down pipe right at my front door, not happy. I dont know if…
I have no idea what we spent but all I know is we have data network cabling throughout the entire house and we have a server cabinet (some big thing ) yet to be installed…
PGH Oyster Bricks - URGENT help needed
Hey Entertainer, we have selected the PGH Oyster bricks. We rang PGH at Springvale showroom and had the addresses of two houses to look at ~ from memory one was in…
New Home with JG King
They have't given me the site costs yet. But from the soil test that I got done privately I came to know that it is clay area and H slab is required. Nothing mentioned about rocks.
May 30, 2010 4:17 pm
Build or not in Perth Hills??
Thanks a lot Sharky, very uplifting! Sorry I took a few days to respond, didn't check the website for a while... We were in Roleystone today and had an other drive around.…
Flooring Supply Dilemma GRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!
First talk to the builder and do this via email. State the situation and ask for the recourse. If they write back saying "no" I would call the Building Commission or…
What are my rights?
Do not under any circumstances accept the difference in price. If you asked and you still want a 2700mm door then you should get one. Watch out that they might use this to…
May 31, 2010 1:04 pm
See if he needs to span that distance from one side to the other he will need a hefty beam sitting across that open expanse.
When I say hefty I mean something around…
May 31, 2010 1:40 pm
Exterior Colour Selections
guess thats pretty personal - I prefer the light bench top to the dark one- but a dark one would look good agnst light coloured - although light brown textiles might clash…
May 31, 2010 3:16 pm
Slimline Bricks on Facade
If using slimline bricks on the garage facade, do you have to put them around the side for a column or two. We are not asking because of any covenant but just out of…
Why is it most project homes dont like to render? The ones I have spoken with encourage you to engage a tradesperson after the house is built
Details for Pre start - SPH
just go through the forums on here to get ideas for colours. there is heaps of photos on here. good luck with all your selections
Jun 01, 2010 1:13 am
Wood heater warping sliding doors??
If you only heat your house with a wood heater you will find that it tends to dry the air out in the house.
See the following link (since this is a US site, it refers to…
Jun 01, 2010 11:18 am
Question about Building Payment...
my payments plan was as follows, different builder
1K for contract, and 1% of balance on signing
4% deposit at base stage
Lock up 35%
fix out 25%
we live in regional vic also and am in the process of building with DFH we actually purchased our tanks and set them up prior to commencement of building , if…
What happens on handover day?
Normally a bank cheque is required for the handover payment. It would depend on your builder best to check with your CSC.
We attended the house…
Jun 02, 2010 12:59 am
WISDOM ASPIRATION 35. Wet Update
With the frame overhang check out the Standards and Tolerances Guide, published by the NSW Dept of Fair Trading. From memory 10mm is…
Need 700-800mm fill on my land
Fill is free. There are more people that want to get rid of fill and take it. Just contact any excavation company and they will gladly drop off fill without charge.
Jun 02, 2010 3:11 pm
New house in the Maples, Laurimar
Bricking and plastering has almost finished in our little house. The bricks look fabulous. If you can afford a little extra to get good brick it is well worth the…
Jun 02, 2010 10:23 pm