Building A New House
They are at it again!!!
See VCAT Daliy Law list for Wed 4 April 2007. Another victim.
When are they going to be stopped?
My floor plan
Is that picture of the plan to scale, cos everything looks squashed. Where possible it's better to have 2 bedrooms next to each other, then the robes can be recessed in…
site costs with Premier builders
Hi everyone, we are new to the list.
We have found our dream house with Premier and are now planning to build on our block after demolition/relocation of the existing…
Driveway cross-over change, any advice
Yes, I am at Claremont Park. Thanks for the advice, it is appreciated.
I will get in touch with Villawood after Easter, I have found them good to deal with…
Heywood 25 Porter Davis
I haven't seen the kitchen in question, but in the Met...cons they seem to have the canopy range in the middle with 2 overhead cabinets either side... to me it looked like…
Second opinion on soil test/site analysis
Has anyone sought a second opinion on their soil test and site analysis from one of the large building groups?
How would you go about this, how much is it likely to…
Apr 07, 2007 9:53 pm
Setting up your own blog
Let me know if you want your own domain name and your own web space... I do this as a hobby and I can get you a good price (no profit) for this forum users.
Gateman III Electronic Door Lock
I also saw these... just read the site, and it comes to mind; what if i brought a butane torch and heated it to over 60°C? hell, in direct aussie…
Hi Matt, it's our builder is a small project builder and we're in SA. They mainly do development i.e. buy large tracts of land develop and build then sell them off. We…
Soil Test Report
Go to the post "site cost with Henley" where is a lot about classification of the soil.
The choice is simple. You will save money and your slab with be normal - your…
Sorry but unfortunately that's an area in which I do not have any expertise.
One thing though would be to get a second opinion. Earthworks companies or…
Builders in Canberra?
We have a couple of builders listed for homes in the ACT with reviews and a few others yet to be reviewed.
Let us know how you get on!
Building Company experience
Thank you all for the support of the site.
We seem to have a fair share of good and bad reviews coming in which is great to see, especially for WA builders.
American Style Homes
Very nice but what price? For the right money I can get any number of nice houses.
They don't look cheap so if the price was right,I would be a lot more intrested.
Marshall Baker Homes ?
I am thinking of building a home with Marshall Baker and wanted to know what is the experience you have had or have with them. Just interested if they deliver what they…
Apr 23, 2007 9:42 pm
Apr 25, 2007 7:44 pm
Internal paintwork standards
thanks for the feedback. i'll give our service rep a call - tho i'm sure it will take a week to actually speak to her...
perryr - we're building with M3tr1c0n
Merits of Hebel
The cost for hebel is a bit more expensive than traditional brick + rendering, however our builder is putting in good quality fittings. Cost for hebel is…
Size and cost
Thanks for taking the time to come up with the figures. Nice to see and fairly consistent with the figures on the previous page of this forum.
Now that we…
Apr 29, 2007 12:40 pm
I think transporting is a great idea regardless of whether we get any $ from it - it alleviates my guilt about adding to landfill - but it would be nice if it helped to…
Selecting a builder
I am about to start....
Check out this thread
Basix Issues - Advice needed
I was told that Council come back after landscaping is complete to check the BASIX compliance. I'd have air-coniditioning in by then so I guess I have to…
spoke with my building supervisor he assurded me they will be filled when they wash the bricks
Standard builders Range
I can understand they need to limit their choices.
In my case at the selection I was told there was no other option even if I wanted to pay extra! and If I wanted to do…
Colorbond Timer-look alike panels
I was in a bit of a hurry when I wrote my first post notts,We are actually looking for the same thing as yourself (timber look in the dutch gables)I seen lots of it in…
Deposit - Subject to financial approval
I am using cash to pay for our Adenbrook home so I have not run into this dilemma.
We are only at site cut stage with Adenbrook and have nothing but positive words to…
Timber Flooring In Bedrooms?
Even I've forgotten what my original question was!!!!!!!!!!!!
Only joking! Its great to hear people's differing opinions on carpet (and vac systems!!)
cellebration homes Perth WA
There is a review for them on BB. They seem to only be in WA. Looked favourable apart from a quality issue with plastering and they are currently ranked in the…
Site Costs with Henley
Doesn't look like anyone has posted for a while so I am unsure if this will help.
I also had a P site with an M-D slab, but as I built with a local builder I wasn't…
Bit like confronting a sales person in a display on a crowded saturday morning.
Splashback Colour Advice??
Metalic Silver is lovely..................what about your furniture in the room have ? Keeping the to the same wall colour is a great idea, white would also be fantastic…
Setback distances... council approvals
Thank you all.
Ray- I do remember your post explaining your situation which I think was valid reason. It is also clearly mentioned in the council's criteria. I am only…
With our council (Bayside) we had to try hard and get the neighbours to sign off just to get to 7m setback from mandatory 9m. Radiculous if you ask me...