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Standard inclusion lists: comparing apples to pears
Hi all, Thanks for the replies. Good advice... I haven't really sat down and identified what we want yet... I have just been looking at floor plans so far: The block…
Did not get termite protection :((((. What can I do now?
This is Eager's build thread. He built with M and got the perimetre termite treatment. There are some pics on page 4. Here is the link to his thread (should come up on…
New to Forums, Thinking about Knock down Rebuild
I'm building an EB Esperence 32 in the Hornsby Shire and it was also a knock-down rebuild on a sub-divided block. We are on the street frontage of the sub-divided block…
Is this acceptable?! Damage by bob cat
As most of us here are probably not builders, I am sure we can all learn something from your experience. It's funny how some of these builders can talk and talk and expect…
How many builders did you get a price from to build?
Yeah I agree - it is really hard to compare builders on the same level. They include different things - I found my 'must haves' and got 4 builders to quote on that but…
Anyone done their own bushfire hazard assessment?
Thanks J&K I'm undecided about whether I do it myself or not because we've already included level 2 standard in our quotes. We are well and truley getting level 1. Since…
Re: House of JL.....FULLY ROOFED..love it!!!
Hi JL I have just caught up with your thread as I havnt been on here as much as I would have liked too since moving in, been busy gardening etc. Just read all the…
Landscape, driveway and fencing contact requestCranbourne
Hi guys, we used Chris from CNG fenceing for both our side fences in botanic ridge. We are very happy with his quality and price, if you want his number msg me. Thanks
brown bricks + light coloured c/bond roof - pics pls?
Hi, We're looking at building a simple facade with Austral Hawthorn 76mm bricks, and we can't make up our mind about what roof colour!…
Has anyone used a good private builder in Adelaide?
Thanks for all the feedback. Very helpful. Has anyone build with Dado before?
Contractor for gate and for concrete driveway
You'll probably need to look at two different companies, one for the gate and the other for the concreting. What sort of gate are you after? I may be able to assist you…
Timber/Wooden garage doors - How much $?
well I'm now being told the timber-look door is fine, and its "only" $1200 extra. That seems a bit much compared to the earlier poster here ($800). Can't help but think…
Non structural changes after contract drawn?
Please correct me if i'm wrong. Once the contracts are drawn and signed, a Pre-Start date will then be set yes? But is it still possible to make non-structural changes…
Water Meter - if you could choose where would you put it
Thanks very much for your responses.. we are in the fortunate position of being able to choose - we have an existing house and are subdividing the land the house is on,…
Advice on layout of rumpus and where to put furniture......
thanks. was actually thiking the same thing but really don't want to lose the light from the windows. I can either have one high window or keep windows as is and move the…
when to have independant building inspector at completion?
Hi Mel - We have booked our independant inspector to go through prior to our scheduled PCI. Our thinking was that this would ensure we had as complete a list of defects as…
Exterior paint colours to match tile roof
Both homes look fabulous your so lucky its nearly over, I also think appealing is ................................shock horror , a light roof,and matching paintwork and…
$15 a day Liquidated Damages with EB - - Is this negotiable?
You are very lucky. There are quite a few people on this site whose builders were happy to let them go, and they…
Building in South Guildford WA with RedInk
Well, we did get an inspector from houspect in and other than one of the floor drains being in a bit of a weird spot, there wasn't much wrong, so that's good. He was…
My new house in Madeley (WA) - It is mine!! Got my keys !!!
FTTH network in Botanic Ridge - Does it exist or not??
$2350 included conduit, hub, and 4 tv / 4 data / and 4 phone points throughout the house (locations to be designated at the edge studio). A "fairly" competitve price…
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