Building A New House
Problem: damage wetseal
Sorry, my bad.
The requirement for the shower wall is to be water resistant. The joints up to 1.8m high have to be water proof. My shower walls are waterproofed all the…
Don't have much to show in the way of photos. We have been caught up with lots of delays from the builder. BUT our framing and trusses have been delivered…
Apr 30, 2008 12:50 pm
Message to MartyMe
We were told by former clients that they build good quality homes, which is at least promising, but their pace of building is of concern.
We were initially told our…
How do the tradies get in???
When I met with my SS he mentioned to me "you're not supposed to go onsite without me, but we know you will anyway, so sign this" and proceeded to get me to sign a waiver
There's more to a duplex than the cost of building. More often than not they need a planning approval and are subject to strict design standards.
Pls comment on my electrical/appliances
Hi there oznow,
Now that you have totally researched your tv's and fridges, have you given much thought to the way you will top off the room with setting the mood via…
It certainly needs to be covered to stop the steel rusting and expanding back inside the slab over the years.
I'll take TDL's word for it on the way to repair it.
Negotiating with Porter Davis
We have had an issue with PD in the last few days about the height of a void, where the wording of the contract said one thing (not what we…
Anyone building in Bonbeach?
This is probably a long shot, but is anyone here building (or planning to build) in the new VicUrban estate in Bonbeach?
Pre-handover Inspection Today
Firstly... I don't have any photos.
Handover will be on 16 May. I found a few issues, the site supervisor had already found a few of my issues and some of his own,…
Hey Slugger, How's that Adenbrook home going? We're in Brisbane and deciding whether to go with them or Plantation or AV Jennings.. I've heard…
congrats on finally getting started. I'm most envious that you have 10 acres. We've just bought 3/4 of an acre in a small country town and I wish it was 10.…
our floating laminate boards are in
Rochyip, I beg to differ.
I would never do a separate colour for each room, I think that would look very disjointed.
We want our house to flow through smoothly from…
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May 04, 2008 9:12 pm
Does Lockup include the garage door?
External doors will be fitted and locked for lockup. Internal doors probably won't even be delivered until the fix - ours were delivered at the same time as the skirt and…
Great to hear that everything's sorted out now..
We're also in a corner block - from Stockland too!
They're pretty reasonable when it comes to adhering to the design…
Another idea is to paint the skirts / architraves / doors in the same colour as your walls - but in gloss. That's what we're doing, although most of our…
1.8m wide Balcony cost $15K?
We're paying $16677 for an 18m2 balcony including merabu decking, waterproofing and balustrade off the back of our house over the alfresco area - great view out the back…
May 07, 2008 9:12 am
Rawson home builder
my neighbour has built with them and speaks well about them. That was around 5-6 years ago and things may have changed by now. They are a bit more expensive for…
building 1st house advice
We are building with clarendon in sydney metro (a knock down and rebuild) and found it was the best house suitable for all our needs and the best use of usable space and…
Down-lights or NOT?
Hi there Aulyna_1
LED lights are fantastic, but only for highlighting things!
Personally, i wouldn't be using them to light up a room.
Hope this helps.
Lighpoint location (plan)?
the best places for bed side wall lights is just to the side of the bed head.
the best way to measure it, is to lay in bed, and make sure you can reach the switch ...…
Internal garage access
I do at my house, also grew up with it with my parents house. At my house it opens out into the hallway. In this hallway there is a door for the cellar s easy access for…
May 08, 2008 10:01 am
att mattwalker: brushwood fence
The ones at the front of our estate have been there for at least eight, but they are thicker and I suspect may be "preserved" as the color is still reddy-brown.
Boral Connex Mortarless Masonry Blocks
also as these are relativly new products you may wish to ask one of the sales reps if they can refer any block layers that can do the job who would be more familiar with…
May 08, 2008 10:30 pm
Has anyone built with....???
apparently they are expanding and now building in south east. they are in the saturday herald sun HOME MAGAZINE, and they are priced as displayed. i called up…
My colours so far (cross-post)
Hi judie, I actually wouldn't change the colours at all. I think the windows standing out in that colour is more a photoshop thing than an actual problem. To me they look…
May 09, 2008 2:03 pm