Building A New House
Sorry but unfortunately that's an area in which I do not have any expertise.
One thing though would be to get a second opinion. Earthworks companies or…
American Style Homes
Very nice but what price? For the right money I can get any number of nice houses.
They don't look cheap so if the price was right,I would be a lot more intrested.
Marshall Baker Homes ?
I am thinking of building a home with Marshall Baker and wanted to know what is the experience you have had or have with them. Just interested if they deliver what they…
Apr 23, 2007 9:42 pm
Internal paintwork standards
thanks for the feedback. i'll give our service rep a call - tho i'm sure it will take a week to actually speak to her...
perryr - we're building with M3tr1c0n
Merits of Hebel
The cost for hebel is a bit more expensive than traditional brick + rendering, however our builder is putting in good quality fittings. Cost for hebel is…
Size and cost
Thanks for taking the time to come up with the figures. Nice to see and fairly consistent with the figures on the previous page of this forum.
Now that we…
Apr 29, 2007 12:40 pm
I think transporting is a great idea regardless of whether we get any $ from it - it alleviates my guilt about adding to landfill - but it would be nice if it helped to…
Selecting a builder
I am about to start....
Check out this thread
Basix Issues - Advice needed
I was told that Council come back after landscaping is complete to check the BASIX compliance. I'd have air-coniditioning in by then so I guess I have to…
spoke with my building supervisor he assurded me they will be filled when they wash the bricks
Standard builders Range
I can understand they need to limit their choices.
In my case at the selection I was told there was no other option even if I wanted to pay extra! and If I wanted to do…
Colorbond Timer-look alike panels
I was in a bit of a hurry when I wrote my first post notts,We are actually looking for the same thing as yourself (timber look in the dutch gables)I seen lots of it in…
Deposit - Subject to financial approval
I am using cash to pay for our Adenbrook home so I have not run into this dilemma.
We are only at site cut stage with Adenbrook and have nothing but positive words to…
cellebration homes Perth WA
There is a review for them on BB. They seem to only be in WA. Looked favourable apart from a quality issue with plastering and they are currently ranked in the…
Site Costs with Henley
Doesn't look like anyone has posted for a while so I am unsure if this will help.
I also had a P site with an M-D slab, but as I built with a local builder I wasn't…
Bit like confronting a sales person in a display on a crowded saturday morning.
Setback distances... council approvals
Thank you all.
Ray- I do remember your post explaining your situation which I think was valid reason. It is also clearly mentioned in the council's criteria. I am only…
With our council (Bayside) we had to try hard and get the neighbours to sign off just to get to 7m setback from mandatory 9m. Radiculous if you ask me...
May 21, 2007 7:14 pm
DESIGNING YOUR HOME
House was called HRMO house and the architect was Warwick O'Brien.
House is built into the side of a rocky hill and they ran the tubes under the house and…
Building a custom design
Here's a strategy I'm planning to use. I'm going to start by asking for a building to my design using the same fittings and finishes as a display home and…
May 22, 2007 11:13 pm
Metric0n First Homes
Where is the background, I'm just really curious.
Sorry if I upset anyone.
We built with Henley and have been really happy.
We have decided to have a gate on that side of the house and we are going to lock it. hey, the fire dept consist of strong, muscly blokes, they…
painted out some Mallard Grey and it looks good, and have picked a couple of tan/beige/cream colours just not quite sure yet. Note the very tachnical names for the colours
I got all excited……I thought I might have had a good title for my next novel!!!!!
PURE EVIL…..after reading the posts…..I must admit, I have often thought about…
Home Design Software
I have been using this software for 2 years but have never experienced the problems you describe.
The undo feature is way to slow.
May 24, 2007 7:26 pm
after 6 months maintenance warranty
Here we are, 6 months after the handover our house.
So far we have just a few tiny little things to be fixed. We notified about them our builder and after…
It's finally ours!!!!
Ohh very nice Amber!!
I love your other colour choices as well.
Can’t wait to see the final results!
As I have said before. It was nice to see someone sooo…
GJ Gardener or Cavilier??
The present job is a Porter Davis...They say 20 weeks,but that gives them plenty of time to make haste slowly.
Our last house build was a Gardener.Just out of…
May 29, 2007 6:34 am
24 cans of beer =
Good stuff, it's exciting isn't it! We are at the same stage as you.
Do you have to give out a slab of beer? We haven't
Hardiplank or colorbond?
I'm new to this but have had a good read over many forum topics and think this is a fantastic help to new home builders - Cheers to all who contribute.
Roof sarking anyone?
Thank you all.
The builder has quoted 2,500 for the sarking.They will also be providing ceiling batts- R4 type as standard. we will go for it provided site costs do not…
FLY SCREENS - TACKY??
We got the stainless steel mesh security screens and they are brilliant. You don't feel like you're behind bars. The first time after they got fitted I opened my glass…
May 29, 2007 7:48 pm
At what stage can we move in?
Yeah, once c of o has been received, move straight on in.
Carpets or no carpets. Plaster only needs to be sealed with one coat of paint.
I wouldn't necessarily…