Building A New House
Pricing up, appreciate any input please
Housing is a walk in the park compared to Commercial builds It's piecemeal work-> Unit work completed per day-> measured in time or units OT, I'd go bankrupt if I paid…
Any one building in Newbrook Estate Near Campbelltown NSW?
Hi Yonas, How did you go with the HAF checklist, were you able to contact the Department of Social Services about it? We moved to Newbrook and hoping to submit the checklist.
McDonald Jones Homes (Hamilton 5) - First Build
Hi Guys, I have received a base quote for Hamilton 5 recently from MJH and that is approximately $311,000. This includes some add-ons like Driveway, Front turf, Flys…
Anybody know how much welding service would cost in Sydney?
I think you should look at the local site with the masters. At the same time, you can compare prices and the number of welding services provided there. The main thing is…
Construction period and liquidated damage in HIA Contract
You can try to negotiate anything you like! Note though that liquidated damages are supposed to be a genuine preestimate of your loss, so you might have to argue your case…
Building contract - unusual conditions favouring builder
Contractually it's pretty standard for them to seek an indemnity for things outside of their control - which in my view is fair. No one should be held liable for things…
Advice on house theme and colour selections please.
Yes! Good point. Thank you for your feedback.
Solar hot water system, solar panels and Photo voltaic panel
Hi Everyone, I am currently in the process of building a home in Alkimos. We will be undertaking our Pre-Start in January and we are completely stuck on what to do with…
4m Side Sloping Block (Questions!)
The soil classification regarding foundation movement is explained here: https://www.vba.vic.gov.au/consumers/gu ... n-movement Soil classifications…
Midland needed finding Midland silverbirch brick inspiration
Hi all, we are building in the south west of WA. We have decided to go against the current trend of rendered frontage and are looking at using silverbirch over the more…
Cash or better kitchen appliances for new build
If it’s me I’ll pick the cash only because I prefer choosing my own upgrades and brands. I don’t mind not having a very fancy appliances when I can choose a decent…
Garage - parking and storage question dilemma
Yes, I asked about what are two biggest cars one could fit into a garage. Does it mean that you recommend for the shelves to start from the bottom, and go all the way to…
Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are in!!!
Hi Dani Congratulations on your beautiful home, it's awesome. I have gone through your thread as we have started building our dream home and I am looking for inspirations…
Concreter Suggestions needed (Building in Berwick, SE VIC)
Please suggest some honest/reasonable concreter with good experience who do reliable work. We need to do exposed aggregate for driveway and porch, concrete pathways on…
Can some clever tiler please tell me how many tiles I need?
I know with my recent build, they were a bit short for the alfresco splashback, the tiler, said he will try and use the offcuts, however he couldn’t guarantee it, you…
Metricon : Roofs and bricks not finished after 5 months
No. That's really bad. In 3 months with Fowler homes I have Slab, Roof, Bricks and Plumbing rough in all complete.
Raising ceiling height in kitchen dining livingroom advice
Ceiling height variety can help create different feels for a house. E.g. lower celings for more intimate spaces (bedrooms, reading rooms) and higher for formal spaces…
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