Building A New House
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…
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 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 11:19 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 1:40 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 4:56 pm
Small (250 mm) eaves, is that too small
Chloe I agree with you. From what you have described it is not a Small Lot under the Redlands Planning Scheme.
"Small Lot House: Means the use of premises…
Jul 16, 2008 11:21 pm
Jul 17, 2008 11:44 pm
Thanks to do list for your reply. actually have the 3month maintenance coming up this Monday will point out the issue to them.
Jul 19, 2008 12:18 am
The race is on!!!
I just did my morning blog check and saw your "picture"
Again, Congratulations!!!! You must be rapt.
B&P, you won't be far off. Nearly there
Relaxation of boundary clearance QLD
We have recently got our Brisbane City Councils approvals through - all approved!
Our estate stated we needed to be 1.5 metres from all boundaries, with a 6 metre…
Jul 20, 2008 1:13 pm
Re-routing grey water????
Oznow - It's best to filter the water before you put it into a hose.
There are commercial options around or you could even use an old stocking .
Filtering it stops the…
Jul 20, 2008 5:05 pm
For TDL or any other engineery types.
Mmmm , Beginning to think I may follow Eager's lead on this and pull pin on the whole thing and revert to standard which is nothing out there at all.
I think they may…
Jul 20, 2008 6:47 pm
M3tric0n & Hebel
Yes me again. No personal experience. If you can't get any feedback from anyone, why don't you head around to the older displays that used Hebel. M or any…
Jul 20, 2008 7:22 pm
Underfloor or hydronic heating
We are having the panels. The size of the panel unit/s is determined by the room size and window size. So we have a range of sizes. To give you an idea our…
Carlisle Homes...it continues
Only 6 months! I still have a couple of maintenance jobs to be completed, one of which is quite a big job & I've just past the 12 month mark with C.H.
Cost of Render Facade?
Thanks for the feedback guys. Might see if I can find a reliable tradie in the area to get it done after handover. Looks great and completes the house facade - but is pricey.
Rehau plastic plumbing
Its meant to be good, but at the end o fthe day I don't think its much cheaper. What you save in piping you end up paying dor all of the proprietry fittings.
Jul 22, 2008 2:07 am
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