Building A New House
Double Brick house. No damp proof course!
Yeh turns out that they dont put in a physical barrier anymore just the dampco stuff. Would of been nice for the SS to tell me rather than just saying no. Ohwell. All the…
Front Door help needed URGENTLY!!
intersting combination. I would suggest going for something like this: http://www.locksgalore.com.au/?page=sho ... eadlatches That would solve your problem with needing…
HELP! What colour pavers will go well with Sorbetto brick?
I'm interested in these colours too. We've built with Sorbetto, but teamed it with Deep Ocean colourbond roof and gutters. I think we'll go with charcoal concrete too, but…
Am I dreaming if i want to be finished by Christmas...?
My OH is reluctant to call our SS at all i wanted to make a few changes just before framing and it took him 2 weeks to call him . noe theres part of the roof that looks…
Picklemouse's House - more Photos uploaded to blog
I have just uploaded a few photos to my blog to show our progess for anyone that is interested. Our plan has changed it is reversed and some of our colours have too. Check it out.
Anybody built the same house as someone else in the street?
Meldives, that's cute...looks like a doll's house village or something. But yeah, it's nice to have some individuality. We have plenty of that.... …
How long after pour can you drive on footings with excavtor
We've told the engineer about the concrete and he said there should be no long term problems with the strength but I only just checked the photos and dates for the pipes…
M3trIcon 'time limit' to have contracts signed....Question
We could not get any appointment to see our CSC to sign the contracts for a few weeks. There was multiple mistakes on our drawings that had to get redrafted. We were…
Anyone heard of Dulux 'Bilby' and have any thoughts?
Hi, we have used the Rameau color that is very similar to your choice. When we first saw it on our house it was quite striking and I wasn't sure if it was a too strong a…
Wall wrapping / sisalation and double storey houses
Usually after the bricking is done to the bottom and then the scaffolding will go up for the second floor. Well that's what happened with our…
aarrggggHHH : Front door Issue - handover tomorrow
That really sucks about the door, what a stupid stuff up. I hope you can find something that you like just as much.
Urban Edge - Bonus for November site start???
Thank you for the suggestion, but I tried googling and either they never put it on the internet (we only saw a flyer at the display home) or I am not googling the right words.
3rd coat of paint (Teflon) - how can you tell?
wow - thanks Swarvy, so it sounds like we got conned into the 3rd coat then! I was actually going for the 3rd as the 2 coats they normally put on as project home builders…
FHOG and contract - will we make the 31/12 deadline?
We bought land in Renaissance Rise stage 12, original expected title date was September 2009. They sent us a letter (which we can use if an…
Is a project manager the principal contractor
not for ohs but for keeping within budgets and creating contracts. there has been an issue with contractors overcharging and because we've only taken over just now we've…
NEWS: Master Builders Excellence in Housing Awards
mickeyb, the only customer service awards I know of are the Australian Achiever Awards for Victoria’s Building & Construction Services/ Excellence in Customer…
This painting quote must be a joke! Got a better one YAY! :)
im a fully qualified painter/decorator with over 11 years experience, it does sound a bit too steep to me...the product is a bit more expensive to use, there is alot of…
When will land be titled? Stocklands - Mernda Villages
Hi K3narki, Can I ask the…
Anyone building new house with Westminter Homes?
Hi there, thanks for sharing me your story,i am constantly communicating with liason officer and i was told that carperter is not available and our access to driveway is…
Problem solved - Carlisle Homes/ Technika microwave
Thanks for your reply coljacqld. Our benchtop doesnt get warm, not that I can remember. Were still waiting for the new microwave and trim kit to be delivered.. Cant…
Difference between off-white & 'white sand and grey cement ?
'Offwihte' refers to the cement type not the sand colour Grey cement will never be 'offwhite'. Creme cement or bright and light or white as…
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