Building A New House
Smooth finish Panel lift door - WTF is oil canning?
Putting two and two together I have made an assumption on what oil canning is. It must be on smooth finish door where you see the shinning oil look where the door is not…
Dechellis Homes.. anyone building with them?
Hi Leanne, I'm not building with them but I've only heard good things about them. Perhaps try posting your question under the "Building in SA" thread. Sorry I can't be…
Grass cutting & Rubbish Removal before construction start
My understanding with our builder, is that the block has to be clear of debris/rubbish and the grass cut, prior to them commencing the build. We've already mowed and…
Piers, foundations, soil report, screw pile - PROBLEM!
Hi all The engineer has just gotten back to me with his plan for the house. Mostly his plan is about the foundation system. He has (on my request) used screw piles as a…
re-establishment survey，who cares,council or builder?
yes, the check is more for peace of mind. Almost everyone here would have had to cope the re-establishment charge.
Our Floorplan...does anyone have any suggestions/comments?
very nice plan, i like it the only things that i would concider changeing to suit ME are the entry from the garage into the kitchen i would have it from the Garage into…
stormwater pipes, not enough fall from front to back.......
this happened to us. We rang and rang and rang until they came and fixed it. There was not enough fall on it. Then we found another problem with the stormwater and…
Building our Armadale 230 with JG KING in Wyndham Vale !
Hi Richo ! Thanks for the feedback - its daunting thats for sure ! So far i cant say ive been overly impressed with JG KING, the only reason were really still with them…
What flooring do you have in your hallway between bedrooms?
Tiles - especially because the bathroom and laundry are there. Easy to maintain. Love it.
BJ's Regent23 - My DIY Landscaping! *** New Pics!! 20/01
Thanks all the final touches should go on this week, in time for housewarmng I'm not sure what I will do with my weekends after is finished!!!
HBC - Great Entertainer Plus - Harrisdale
Ooooo that colour looks great!!!! Don't love surprises I love your TV unit too We need to get a new one like that as our current one is a bit flimsy and moves (I…
Full floor plan could not be drawn before land title?
Hi everyone, My builder is Burbank. My admin told me that I can't get a full floor plan which reflect the specifications I want (like extral…
What Things did you Spot at your first Inspection Meeting ?
I've also heard of .... Filling up the bath tub and standing in it to make sure its been fitted correctly and then letting the water drain away. Taking a light bulb to…
M'con people...changing carpet after tile selection?
I will have something to say if they try and charge us $500!! They never told us to go and look at tiles to see. We were just told, 'dont worry about it you'll do that…
A question for people building with Coral..
Hey Nic, Sorry but I can only help with one of your questions as we haven't started yet so I don't know how much the tiler charges for extras. We upgraded our internal…
SURCHARGED by builder for building permit, reasonable?
Our builder picked up from our title that our house would be sited partially over a side easement, so it was up to us to pay for the "building over application" to both…
Clarendon demands money on top of the $4000 when I cancelled
that's graet synth - although I thought their $1K admin fee was a bit of a giggle!!! builders really do try it on don't they. good luck with your next venture...
Jasper Colorbond roof and Boral Coco bricks - any pics?
Oh thank you SOOO much for posting those pics - your place looks FABULOUS! You've just confirmed for me that we've picked the right colours! I…
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