Building A New House
I always recommend plenty of lights, led downlights are so affordable and great now. You can get some with 3 colour settings and dimmable if you choose to later.
house contract cancellation fees
I signed contract with Metricon, and paid 5% deposit (around $10k) to them, and the sales consultant does not welcome me/ignore me after signed the contract with them,…
Litter on my land
I just got evidence to some of the mess that was caused. One of the building supervisors said he saw the builders from behind dump some. To top it off, there are several…
Jun 11, 2020 5:08 pm
Energy Star Rating - air flow
Hi our builder has told us we need to do one of the following:
Change the color of our roof to a light color (same as the house)
Remove a large window from one of the…
Good luck! Make sure to have an handy in times of broken aircon.
Finally slab laying done
Storm water done
Cabinetry, tiling, base render, benches, prep for paint all done. Onsite meeting today to sign off on latest stage claim for payment.
Jun 09, 2020 2:46 pm
Rossdale Homes - Adelaide
Hi StephMarie. I have personally not built with them but did have them quote our current build last year. The fella we spoke to was pretty good and seemed to understand…
InVision Homes Reviews
I am just wondering if anyone has built with InVision Homes? They look super friendly in dealing and visited their display houses and seems really good. However,…
Brand new house garage cracks
Did you find out any solution of these crack because my house is just 3 year old and i saw same cracks like you . I worry about house slab
We are going through finance at the moment for a house and land but the home valuation Came back $16k lower. We are going to take out the decking,water softener etc. My…
Jun 06, 2020 11:04 pm
Feedback on house plan
The first question most experienced people ask is which way is North?
It doesn’t seem you can exit your laundry directly outside?
Agree with amilelka, about the…
Marble kitchen benchtops
This is a tricky one
We thought about it, but when we factored it and in, in thicker profile, the cost was SSS.
A real estate agent I know was against it. She said some…
should I switch to another builder now?
Call on them (Metricon) and find out, what stops you?
They will tell you about the penalty. Why wouldn't they.
If 25K massively supersedes the penalty, take matters into…
PCI update! We have our first meeting next week:x!
Also, your main savings will be coming from cost of renting the pump and minimum order for the concrete.
worst council in Sydney to deal with is Inner West followed closely by Bayside
Which floor plan show I go with?
I like the flow of the first plan. The theatre is away from the rooms and the activity is a cool little lobby for the back rooms.
You can entertain in all sections of the…
Hunters Hill Council
hi all - Does anyone have any experience building in the Hunters Hill Council area? Specifically, were they reasonable with DA approvals in terms of timing, requirements,…
Thank you..will register and find out. So confused as till now we thought it was conc encased.
May 31, 2020 10:34 pm
Legislation on supporting excavation
Thank you for your reply. Thats what they keep on saying back to me - it was compliant during the build. They are also saying that the neighbour’s cut was not…
Underbench oven or not?
I prefer under bench. I'm short and have always felt that wall oven doors get in my way. The doors don't really get too hot to touch with the number of layers of glass…
Help with kitchen layout
Are you likely to use both living areas, at the same time? What about competing noise? What's the actual functional differences between these two adjacent spaces?
Split level in Kellyville
Hi i can see that you have built with Wincrest. Do you mind sharing your experience with the quality of the build. Were they reasonable with price…
May 28, 2020 11:24 am