Building A New House
Pootle - was I glad to read your post - for a moment I felt very ripped off. We could get the builders to do it for $5500 or we could do it ourselves - but it had to be a…
Final Plans - let us know what you think
I'd make sure the bed 2 and home theatre has good Sound insulation so the dining and kitchen noises do not spear out to or from the other rooms.
Bed 2 is most likely…
Choosing a house designer
TDD - I'd use rerob1's advice.
I used to sell autocad software and was part of the CAD user group and meeting a few drafties and architects over a few beers and…
Anyone build with W!$dom in Sydney?
We have chosen one of their designs to build at the New Rouse Hill.
Both David and Domenic have great customer service and I think thats what got us back out…
Any experience with Grollo Homes ?
I had a design in my head that I wanted and went to GJ Gardner, they designed the house that I wanted and didn't charge a thing. There quality was really good and they…
Dec 09, 2007 11:51 pm
Started working outside
Wow - you have a decent amount of space, and your work cut our for you for the next 12 months I'd say!
Keep the progress photos coming - it would be great to see before…
Anybody build with porter Davis?
Ah - ok, I wasn't sure about the Access range.
Your sale rep should be able to give you a list of the standard range colours, or you can visit Hopetoun.
Dec 10, 2007 4:22 pm
we had 75mm cornices installed instead of the 100mm that we wanted.
We did not pay extra in the contract for the bigger ones, was a "free upgrade", however when we…
damaged part of framing
What I mean was, when the other guys start working on other areas, there will be situations where the noggins might block the way of what they are trying to do (e.g. to…
Dec 11, 2007 11:52 am
Best Value Builder
I know there is someone on this forum who changed form PD to H3nley - and he said they were better value.
For us it came down to a few things such as the design of the…
PD Paddington builders?
Do you remember what bricks were included in the category 1 range by any chance? I know the homestead range is included, do you know any others?
light face plate covers
Pop into Lawrence and Hanson, PR Electrical or rexel and they should all have what you need.
They are wholesalers who also sell retail.
L&H have pretty large warehouses,…
Building on a difficult terrain
Interesting reading. I'm finalising he desing of a house for a sloping block. It has the prfect amount of slope. Enter at street level (great accesability) then…
Dec 13, 2007 9:45 pm
Dec 13, 2007 10:29 pm
yes VJ its good to see progress when i visit the house . PD are quick with sending their invoices just received the invoice for the framing in the post today. They must be…
Dec 15, 2007 12:49 am
Great to see mate. Well earned, I say!
has anyone built with wincrest homes, if so what are your experiences?
we are looking at the sandringham 33 sqm
Just to clarify .. thought i mentioned this... At Delfin Lakeside they only allow colour bond fences. its the covenant.. so i knew wot type of…
cheaper option is just stuff the holes with steel wool.
So we called up another sales rep to ask about the price and he told us $4500, so we went in to sign up and took in the booklet from the Mernda display which had the…
Has anybody heard of Mega Homes?
Approximately a year ago I was considering to build with them.
They explained to me, their customers were people who didn't have enough deposit. They also…
We have trusses
thanks for all your comments; we are very excited. i don't think the colourbond will be on before Christmas. Because we are subcontracting everything ourselves, there is…
HELP Windsor Homes problems...
Credit where credit is due...
JG King hasn't been the problem - apart from being slow to get the invoice to Windsor, they have held up their end…
Word of warning
have you tried ringing your housing industry association and asking
them what happens in this situation? if they were installing it but you were supplying it it just…
Hi can anyone tell me wether i need to worry about this roof truss above my front door. It seems to be aligned on the left end but towards the end of the frame theres a 1…
Dec 21, 2007 12:37 am
Colour Selection - Light/Dark?
is your feature strip the stone one?? We have a strip that has two square stones across ways and they look like river stones with browns and whites through out them -…
It's all in your mind folks.
Have a great break everyone.
and I hope michelle found those window surrounds in here somewhere.
Lock Up !!!
Mike, would you also need on between the driveway and the portico??? Or is the driveway going to be angled as such that it runs off to the left??
I hope you get what i…
we also spent nearly 2 months figuring out which was the one we liked.
Austr@l was annoying as their Drysdale and cameo pink got discontinued. Besides the addresses they…
Effects of Rain on our Timber Frame
Thankyou for your help everyone! That makes me feel much better, plus it is set to be a hot one this week so hopefully everything will dry out nicely :lol:
Walked into a display home the other day with an internal water feature - certainly very striking.
My feeling is that it would cost a bit to get done later - but…