Building A New House
First home, with Ventura, comments on draft floorplan please
Thanks Mozzie, for your input. The plan isn't that clear I suppose. The garage is a double one, we added one extra meter for storage, therefore it looks a bit different.…
Cost to upgrade colourbond garage door to wood look door?
Just a note - the upgrade cost will depending on what your upgrading from. If your upgrading from a basic rollerdoor, like myself and…
Material change of use -Retaining Wall Help Please
Yeah it's impressive in size, luckly not 5 mtrs tall all the way, but not looking so impressive now that we have to retain it It's also a pain that I love the natural…
Should we choose Clarendon to build our new home?
Ummmm.... If you have nerves of steel and are a very patient person - yes. I'm afraid I can't say anymore than that but there have been several threads overthe past 2…
Converting double garage into living areas
If it is what you are interested in you will need to speak to the developer as only they will be able to provide you an indication of their standpoint. All I know is that…
How often did/do you visit your house during construction?
I probably go once a day and they haven't even poured the slab yet (I'm sure the novelty will probably wear off at some stage). Although having to leave work right on time…
Anyone waiting for Titles in Green Gully Estate South Morang
Just wondering if there is anyone out there who is still waiting waiting waiting for Title in Green Gully Estate South Morang?
Do you have a 'Dune' panel lift you could show me?
Aww, thank you very much Purple Butterfly, I tried to search for one here, but couldn't find an actual photo thanks It's actually a lot lighter than i thought.
Waffle Slab for 'h' soil type - if there a difference?
Piering is actually a separate thing to the slab type. Ours was upgraded from M to H due to our problem soil (highly reactive clay, plus a substantial amount of fill),…
Land settlement for House & Land package?
when we bought our "house and land package" with PD it was more like.. Here's a piece of land that only PD can build on (agreement with land developers) and you go buy it…
How long did your final stage take to complete?
Our lease expires mid-May, we reached lock-up early March and we knew then we wouldn't be in by May, so we asked to go on a periodic lease (need to give 21 days notice in…
External Colours Help! Woodland Grey and Paperbark
"boral - brown earth" bricks - urgent help needed..
hi all need some urgent help... we've been told by our builder the bricks we chose are no longer available and we need to choose another brick ASAP... we like brown earth…
We've just decided to have a new home built in Perth
If you go to the JWH website, you will find a brief write up on each of their companies. CeilingForce was set up to assist the individual…
Site cost, sloping blocks in Woodland waters
Thanks for that input Lou. Will definitely take that into consideration. I only got a maximum of 1.8 meter fall on both sides and enough building area if them builders…
6 Star energy rating - additional costs??
It might even be something liek the orientation of the house on your block, with the angle the sun would come into any windows in conjunction with the new internal doors...
Dennis Family Homes -delays? also bushfire attack level
Hi Bella have you had any further news with your start yet did they come do the cut and fill on the 27th I hope so let us know , we are still waiting we are now just…
Brivis Network Controller Vs Programmable Controller
We have the networker running both our heating and evap cooling. I wanted it for two reasons: 1. So that we could set heating especially to switch on and off…
Anyone Challenged a council on Site Coverage size?
Site Coverage!! That's the phrase! Thanks Jec. What are you going to do?
CFL down lights are not what they seem to be apparently...
completly agree. We had most globes replaced in SE Melbourne a couple of years ago as part of the federal…
Can anyone recommend a good builder for Sutherland Shire?
I wish we had contacts like you so we could go down that architect route. You should post your draft design when you get it so we can have a look over it. Maybe start a…
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