Building A New House
May 19, 2008 10:05 am
May 19, 2008 9:31 pm
Custom Home Builders in Sydney
That's me, but they have not actually built anything yet:) Our cost per sq metre remains to be seen, but estimated somewhere round $1700. But, that includes everything…
PD tile upgrades anyone??
You can go to National Tiles at Port Melbourne on Saturday mornings and browse before your appt. I was there last Saturday making yet another change. I've…
Building on stumps.
Luke, yep that was the quote. As I said all the builders we spoke to were around this magical figure - hence we are hoping like crazy that the drop edge slab will be…
May 20, 2008 12:51 pm
Advise on Erecting a new fence
We are also about to build with PD...
We had been to another PD home which is being built and this house has its garage on the boundary...
sorry ours was a hamilton 29mk11 from 0rbit, looking at your photos you must be in the blue ridge estate, we have bought in huntly view estate.
I bought an off the plan property at CS last year with the developer there. The house is expecting to be finished building in June which now it already in lock up stage …
PD standard Termite Protection
I think they do something? under the slab. The piping you need to add goes all the way round the edge of the slab - so needs to in before your driveway etc. So this can…
May 21, 2008 3:14 pm
Gas Metre installation and PD
Pretty sure that when we signed the contract, we also signed paperwork for gas connection. Hmmm. I'll have to dig it our now!
Congrats Ray - awesome to be in your own place. Time to change your siggy, update the blog and show us some photos. Perhaps once you are off dial up...
Displays in Melbourne
our land is in golden grove!
its actually narre warren SOUTH, so that might be the problem. also, its is golden grove DRIVE and you can enter via glasscocks road…
I feel very sorry for them!
I’m more than happy for you….yes it’s a tough one.
But remember, none of it is your fault, so you really need to enjoy your…
May 22, 2008 11:31 pm
With the quotes, just make sure that you have it in writing or an email from the office. Our sales guy quoted $187 to extend the mirror over bath but office said it was…
Where do PD get their Render colours from?
We had the same problem - looked everywhere before our colour selection but no on ehad heard of it. At Hopetoun Interiors they have a board with about 10 -12 samples on it…
Questions for your builder.
HINT everyone………….if you want a good job done or a job done fast……….a slab of beer is a great tool of bribery!…
Best value for money house
Depends what you value for your money.
We personally value a builder who is flexible and can pull together a modern design that suits our lifestyle more than a great…
Question for tender appointment
Our tender appt covered floor plan and structural changes only (like ceiling height, moving windows etc) but not actual selections.
One thing I got caught out on was…
May 24, 2008 7:03 pm
Package houses - environmentally friendly?
I think the idea of an eco friendly house appeals to alot of people - for one thing it reduces your power, water & gas bills which anyone would want. The problem is if…
Steel Frame Price
Owner Building in Brisbane...
Timber Non Treated - $15k
Timber Treated $19k
Steel - $65k...
Guess which I'll be going with!
And steel is going up 21% on 1 june...
At one stage we were thinking of using them to build a new house (end of last year).....the Melburnian.
They seem to use high quality fittings and their display home…
out of building zone charge with PD
We are only 40 minutes south of Adelaide and we are being charged $6,500 extra by Hickinbotham..........all of the other building companies that we looked at were going to…
Here's a thought...
There is a "notes" application on Facebook (and I'm sure there's a blog one too). Using this you can bag your builder til your heart's content and…
My uncle's house had the frames put up the day after the slab was poured. It didn't even reach 24 hours and the frame was up but somehow the building…
Has anyones land titled early?
I think that we will be proceeding with tender without a locked in site cost. Once they can get the site cost then we will do the contract.
Things are on hold at the…
Level 3 Reader....
Oh! - Oh! - don't forget you get psychic paper WITH the sonic screwdriver - it's…
Electrical plan - comments please!
Hi there Stonecutter,
If you need any help at all with your lighting plan, we are always here to help all homeone forum users.
Let us know!
Happy 2 help.
Jun 01, 2008 12:47 am
Home at Last
How remiss of me, I too love your new house. Thanks so much for sharing the photos with us, and I’m so glad you and your dog are enjoying the new place. I’m also a fan…
i need advice regarding my builder!!!!!!
I responded to your other post... and I didn't realise that you had issues with the site start..
I'm sure you're very happy now..
looking forward to…
Jun 02, 2008 9:53 am
Architect Project Management Fees
Totally agree that having the architect involved on an hourly basis for inspections and queries is a good idea. Or use a building inspector for the…
Jun 02, 2008 1:40 pm
Water pooling on slab
Thanks Mike. The links have been very helpful. Seems to be within normal tolerence.
Too late now anyway. Frames up and the builders a steaming along.
Jun 03, 2008 5:45 pm