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Masterton - Tips for Tender Stage?
Hello fellow Masterton builders! First time on this Forum (actually first time to ever do an online Forum!). We were wondering if anyone had any tips on the Tender…
Infills Vs Bricks
There have been many threads on this topic- most posters seem to favour bricks over infills - although I think infills look fine too.
Our house has 9ft ceilings (2.7m)…
Apr 09, 2010 11:54 am
Question about frame stage invoice
We are just at slab stage and Iam hoping to get an independant frame stage inspection done.
nelle you mention that your planning on getting a frame stage…
Apr 09, 2010 12:44 pm
Congrats to all the land owners...
Futures property millionaires..
$7400 for a small front fence!!
I have just had 2 quotes for a small front fence with pillars and a small wall and they were $7,400 and $8,000!! I can't believe the…
Apr 09, 2010 4:08 pm
How often do you meet up with your SS?
We have seen our SS on site about 3 times. We call him if there is an issue. Frankly, he's such a lovely person that meeting up with him once was probably more than I'd…
Whats the size of your master bedroom?
Ours is 4.7*3 which is large enough for a king bed, two bedsides and DHs flat panel television!
We put most of our space into walk-through robes and ensuite. We also…
Diamond pattern tiles
Hi everyone hubby is thinking of diamond pattern tiles throughout the house...but i am not so sure, has anyone gone with diamond pattern and…
Fencing - building in Sandarra
I would check with DAP at Sandhurst prior to doing anything .Iam still to see any fences go up at the properties under construction,except the ones…
Floor plan design
Just sharing this, since I'm not allowed to upload any image or can't upload any.
This is a current work done in Wales, England.
Aurora: Fibre connections
Does anyone know what is happening with the fibre connections - phone, internet, tv???
We have heard rumours that it may be between 3-6 months before we have access. Is…
I think it very much depends on your builder, so may be best to ask them for an estimate. We were told 10-12 weeks from lock-up to get to practical completion, then…
Anna1's shed journey.
Thanks guys - I love this forum - so much info and advice - I learned so much in the last few months - amazing!
Orbit Homes or Henley?
Hi, saw equally bad reviews for these 2 builders, but sadly they are the only builders with cheap house & Land packages in the area we want. Any one built with them and…
'Colours of PD Underlay?
Hi Timmy, after a bit of running around red is blue at another carpet place! I was told that the colour of the underlay will indicate which…
Floor Plan Help
All good ideas, although I'd be concerned about the new bathroom arrangement with that one. Depending on how well insulated the walls are you would be far more likely to…
Building with Clarendon
Hi Belinda whose Building with Clarendon, Waterfall design with Abbotsbury facade.
Could you please put up any pictures of the progress being made. My wife and I are…
Limestone pavers - Perth - help needed!
Just wondering if anyone in Perth have used limestone pavers on their verandah/patio areas?
We have limestone hue house bricks (midland brick) and red brick…
PD Access - How Long?
So 16 weeks is possible. Perhaps our SS isn't on top of his game. He has been telling us for two weeks now that the painters are on site but there certainly isn't any…
I like the look of half round gutters (with the internal clips). I believe they are self cleaning, but can't tell you how they perform since my gutters won't be in for a…
Apr 11, 2010 10:21 pm
Ensuit Door - Yes or No
We're going without and having the big opening. Our toilet is in a seperate room behind the shower, but that has a…
This is the first time I have ever posted on here, so I hope it works!!
I am building my first home in Canning Vale WA and am stressing big time over external colour…
ARDEN ESTATE PAKENHAM
We are soon to start building in Arden Estate Pakenham with Carlisle Homes. Is there anyone else out there building in Arden, in particular Stage 7? …
How did your timeline go??
Our timeline has been crazy (all happened since mid January this year)
-Had an initial look at land and homes we liked to get a ball park figure of cost to build what we…
Thanks R4AC for the information, the measurement is short when measuring from front footpath to rear fence but after reading your post my measurement could be wrong due to…
Apr 12, 2010 4:00 pm
Floor height (Qld Hope Island)
I am not sure of the minimun hieght but I do remember that the pest controller gave me some advice when I told him I was building on stumps, which was make it aleast hiegh…
Apr 12, 2010 6:50 pm
Good building broker in Perth
We're looking to purchase some land and build in the near future but would like to have a building broker assist in the process and review the land options prior to…
Advise choosing a builder?
Hi, ok I worked as a sales consultant for a project builder for about 5 years and then a luxury design builder for a couple. There are so many things to consider when…
Wide frontage home gold coast
Thanks Tsurf, when ever you get a chance to, that would be great!
Im sure it never hurts to drop in a mention of a past client : )