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Neighbour building rear verandah on 1st storey overlooking..
In the worst case and the council approves it, would you be able to plant James Stirlings or something to block them out? We had a similar problem and we objected. I…
Recommend me a fencer in Doreen/Mernda area...
Well we dont live there yet.... but its still standing Seriously though, I have no complaints what so ever. Its been put together well, is sturdy etc and they did it…
Hooray ! - no more forced Smart Meter rates in NSW
Good news for all of us builders :- EnergyAustralia - the state-owned company behind the surge in controversial "time-of-use" charging - has decided to allow households…
New Home with Retaining Wall off Boundary????
From my experience the way your neighbours are insisting on is the approach most volume builders would take and usually the case if the other block hasn't been purchased…
New to site and would like advice on floor plan
I've printed of the plans and had a good look and there a few things that I think your draftsman may want to modify. Firstly the entry. An entry should be warm and…
Custom 5000, RedInk Homes in Mandurah (1st Home) *Photos*
Hey nice changes you made, it looks good. i also had the same problem in the laundry with mine but it was quickly fixed. And also now we have just moved in i have noticed…
How can you tell if they put in a higher roof pitch?
The standard is 22.5 and we are getting 25 degrees. So everything is all sorted
Help with Solver Builders colour palette - want white!
Hi, We have Solver First Snow as well! I really like the colour, but it's not totally white! We didn't want any yellow or pinkish tone either, more a tiny bit of grey,…
Give me your feedback on my proposed floor plan !!!!
thanks shell83 and somewoman, The courtyard will become an entertainment area, it is a matter of time That being said, I like the idea of bed 2 & 3 looking out onto…
Footings costing waaaay to high!!! Not impressed!!!!
Thank you all so much for your replies..... I can't believe they were so far out on their estimate too. We really did look into it cause we are not stupid we know we have…
Our Little Home (Caraway) Photo Heavy - Carpet is in!!!!
I feel so used ... lol
Chedasha's HBC Byford "The Glades" Moved in!!
Just wanted to say we are all moved in and unpacked mostly. Now we are just getting bits and pieces for the house. Finding the faults lol and planning what paint colours…
Help with Home Automation/ wanting to put speakers in alfres
I did mine a pretty cheap way. I have a theatre set up and run the speaker cable from the alfresco to the theatre. I then used the "B" speakers on the amp in the theatre…
Crappy bricks - what to do?? *update p2*
Hi, we've got a similar problem with Nougat after brick cleaning - lots of chipping of the face colour after brick cleaning, + some green vanadium staining (I understand…
BEWARE-bowed jamb (from frame stage) & garage unit brackets
This afternoon I was very surprised to be able to enter my house through a window. The window couldn't shut completely and with a slide & climb, tee da, I went into the…
Brick base course too high - Is it ok? What are my options?
The site supervisor mentioned the base course and said it was to ensure the quoins finished with 3 bricks (as per the pattern) at the top. Good outcome and I am now a…
Builders in Coffs Harbour / Grafton , any recommendations
Hi Cameron, We are currently building a two storey in your area with Perry Homes. Slab has been poured & bricks delivered last week. So far we have been quite happy with…
Footings prices (Hickinbotham @ the Coast)
i can't help u out here but maybe also post this in the building in sa forum im sure there are a few people in there building in the same area as you who should be able to help
Trevor Homes building Experience - good or bad ?
We are a first time builder We on the process to sign contract with Trevor Homes (quite small builder) and don't want to regret after. We found few problems, or I would…
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