Building A New House
Feature Wall - which color - burgundy?
Very true Mike!
A feature wall is just that………..a feature wall!
Nothing in the room should oppose that wall; everything has to complement it.
Jun 24, 2008 6:34 pm
Rain rain go away... until lockup!
Block is about 10.7m wide, with the main body of the house 6m wide. It is actually a B0utique H0mes Manhattan, but lengthened from the standard 3bdrm house, and with a…
Buy yourself a good quality spirit level ( no less than 1200mm) and take it to the inspection. Put it down near where the frame was propped up. If the slab is way out of…
oh and the other day we saw our street starting to take shape... its looked like paddocks for the last 9 months....i think i saw…
Hi matrix, we are building with Ultimate homes (part of Peter Stannard group). It is part of…
q. regarding inspections
Your builder cannot prevent you from entering your site (or a person authorised by you). The fencing is an OHS…
Jun 27, 2008 1:41 pm
Introducing Myself to my new CSR
Same thing has happened to us (twice!). After the second time, I cracked it, as emails weren't being responded to. The next time the CSR changed (which I knew was going to…
Gas shortage WA
Guess what - I have grey toughened glass on 4 of my windows - however as the slab only went down this week - it should not be a big problem.
base stage to frame stage without payment
Agree that accounts department is by far the most efficient part of our builders. On a Friday afternoon, at 5:20pm, I got an email with the lock up stage payment. On that…
Is the bricks too dark?
thanks everyone for the kind thoughts.
Eager, that is a great photo. I will keep it in mind as they continue with the brick work.
Jun 28, 2008 12:20 pm
Hi, no havent built with them but had a look at one of their display homes at Berwick today. Was very impressed with the quality of the display home. One thing that is a…
Jun 28, 2008 9:54 pm
how much does a panel lift cost?
yak chat thanks anyway that link kept freezing on me, and I am a she (Jo)
$650 for single roller
$500 for motorization
"?" for double panel glide
Jun 28, 2008 10:59 pm
Handover- Urgent Question
I rang the council and they said they do it, but it'll take approx a week depending on the weather. As this is a development I would've thought the builders would have…
I would not use WiFi be it 802.11a/b/g/n simply because its not secure... Most people will…
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…
Jul 02, 2008 10:41 pm
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,…
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 10:27 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…
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 8:02 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…
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…