Building A New House
Has anyone used Austral Nougat bricks????
Nougat was one of the bricks we had chosen. We ended up going to the other end of the scale to a dark brick. Ring austral and they will give you addresses of houses that…
Bad Ceiling Insulation Installation
Thats not good enough.
Gaps like that wil reduce you insulations thermal perfoamcne big time.
Industry estimates are that 5% of the surface not being insultaed…
i emailed our csc adn she sent it out- we got it yesterday- i applied in april!!
Sep 04, 2008 11:49 am
Why is it?
I think you’ll find stencil maybe slightly cheaper.
Its also low maintenance, easier and faster to do than pavers.
Pavers can be a little untidy; you get weeds…
external colour selection help
Sorry if I came across opinionated....I didn't mean to, the first photo colours are definitely a trend at the moment, but if you are after something…
Blueboard above windows
Thanks for all replies
I think those pics look fine .. only problem is we are having a much lighter brick, Bushland roof, gutter and fascia and paperpark garage, gable…
M3tricon standard tile range
the standard tiles also depend on the house that you are building.
like for us, since we are building a signature range house, we have more choices…
PGH brick selection
We need ur advice in selecting PGH brick for our house.We want to choose one of these colour.any…
Sep 08, 2008 8:48 am
Studio 501 Tours
My driveway was a reasonable price with the big M, but I agree about the decking. i di my own and saved about $4k
New home in Point Cook
Hey All, does anyone know at what time does the car spaces in Laverton/Aircraft station get filled up completely in the mornings during weekdays?
Level 1 construction Shock!!!
The grand total for mine comes to $12,330. Prior to sigining the tender I had asked about an estimate of costs and they said 3000-5000. How is it…
Timber Garage Door
we considered a cedar timber door for our double garage. it was from memory about an extra 4 k. I asked about how well they keep their good looks and was told they …
There is a list of standard inclusions on the website. It seems to differ slightly depending on which house you're building. We also bought the special package they had at…
Sep 09, 2008 11:26 pm
Sep 10, 2008 12:13 am
Building inspectors for perth
Thank you, this is very useful information. Apart from anything else (1) they are Perth based and accessible (yay!!!) and (2) they give an indication of prices. I wish…
pd lock up stage
It's so exciting going every few days and seeing changes made. We aren't quite at lock up and I love wandering around the slab saying "here I am, cooking at the bench"…
We were going to build with National in Victoria but after getting their quote (and paying $850 for site soil tests) we were horrified at their site costs.
Custom Private Builder Referral?
I went out onsite today for lunch and had a chat with my partner and one of the builders. Sorry the builders my partner knows seem to only do their own projects. Good luck…
Spray paint all over slab
if you use an adhesive such as optima then it will be fine but it is expensive
maybe look at a powder mastic type adhesive
also kerra bond
cleaning paint if oil base is…
People who have built in Point Cook
Oh, I have a friend who drives up to Altona and leaves his car there.
He said there are lots of parking spaces there along the side streets.
Toilet Drain. Is it OK?
I thought the same! Am not experienced in looking at this sort of thing but don't think you need to be - it should line up
Sep 12, 2008 12:59 am
Brisbane based private builder
I can't sorry. We built in Brisbane 11 years ago with Coral Homes and they were fantastic!!! My parents and a friend also went on to build with them.
Info on APG Homes...PLEASE
ah happyhome that makes sense I think I remember reading about your move in another post now.
Nice to hear good news about a perth builder.
My New Dream Home
How long did it take from start of paper work until site works? Builder has done the soil tests, we're finalizing our selections at 501 and will be meeting…
PD handover help needed
Also building with PD, but not up to that stage either! Good luck - make sure you keep us posted on your progress and the outcome!
Sep 13, 2008 11:11 am
PD People Please :)
Woohoo! Good to hear V
How many R values did they do the external wall insulation too?
Also did you get ceiling insulation too?
Who is Kevin?
By the way, LOVE your username. You are reminding me of that episode of Seinfeld when Pennypacker, Vanderlay and Varnsson are inspecting that apartment...so funny.
comparing building quotes
This is interesting...we went through a few builders to get quotes (estimates based on sketch design) with details on the types of finishes we were after and they all came…