Building A New House
I love the Balmoral! we based our design around it too.
Botanic Homes - any feedback ?
Another Builder gone bust.
How does this happen?
As mentioned above traddies get screwed and at this stage the home owners have got nothing but a mortgage on a partially…
Perth Builder misleading us. What to do?
Yes they are only giving us a token. I am really dissatisfied with the "resolution". They have also renegged on other resolutions 5 times already so the $3k is probs BS…
In a lot of cases the siteworks will go up as per what im says above and they will simply cut and fill to suit. Be prepared for some substantial engineering costs as a…
Me and my better half are starting to build our 2nd house which will be our family home. It is going to be located in the country Victoria area on just over a half…
Please help! What colour is this?
old post but im going through selections and have decided on dune roof and nougat brick but can't decide on brick colour for the portico?
Custom home builders in NSW
Lol sco77k thanks ?
It's ok if the custom builder are pricey
I will adjust that ?
Please members do suggest some more
Oracle in Queensland
Thanks Pink, nice of you to say.
Yeah I'm really looking past it. annoying things happen, people get wrong advice even at the top level.
Our Hillview build
Boatfalls! Glad you dropped over
Please take inspiration from our place, i know i certainly did from other posts.
May 27, 2016 9:12 am
KDR, Too much house?
Many thanks for your thoughts, its given me more to think about/talk to hubby. I like the idea of having more outdoor/alfresco area than rooms.
Off to the Home Expo in…
Hi Everyone, been awesome checking out all your builds with Ben Trager to get a good idea of the finishes.
This is my second build and we chose Ben Trager Homes as their…
Custom home build with Wincrest
- Extend the laundry area and split out the bathroom (to the eastern side)
- Move the garage access door to the laundry(?)
- Switch the lounge and the…
Turnkey Simonds Homes Precinct
Yes the will be the second house we have build. I really love not having to go through all those choices. We didn't get to pick the facade which is okay as it is…
Planning Approval in Hume??
I rang Hume Council and they told me that a planning approval needs to be issued before a planning permit is obtained. However when I spoke to the Developer they told me…
Bricked - now stay away rain so we can get the roof on!
HIGH Elecrical Usage
We are experiencing what are very high electricity bills for us.
We are a two person household and our usage is higher than our suburbs average for a 4…
Rain. Neighbour. Adelaide build. HELP
Our broker actually required stormwater to be in the contract with the rest of the house build.
We also got told it couldn't be done until afterwards. So we get the…
Advise us on our new build
I like full render to house. But - that's me.
Agree with BW - always have more PPs - especially in ensuite - either end of bench. We have had some placed strategically…
This is our front elevation
Voyager Point - Heartwood
We are on Bullrush Crescent, but the top end - I take it you just brought the block near the bend?
I can confirm that VP does have gas and we are lucky enough to…
May 23, 2016 11:09 am
Help with house orientation
Having the living areas on the NW side with your wide verandah means they will be shaded without getting blasted by the hot summer sun. It does mean however, that there…
Question about KDR
When they dig up your old foundations the soil is disturbed and not "compacted" in the way the origional soil is. We had 59 concrete piers and some of our piers went down…
Dulux Wall Colours
So after changing my mind soooo many times - final colour choices are as follows....
Internal Walls: Dulux White Dune Quarter
Internal Skirtings, Architraves, Stairs and…
How often do you meet your SS?
We met ours right before we were handed over to construction. We were also able to contact him directly on his mobile & then arranged site meetings with him directly.
Thanks for all the fantastic responses. For me it would be an area utilised by my toddler & any future children. More as a dedicated toy storage/play area at this stage,…
Is anyone building with Hume Building?
We are first time home builders, building in Calderwood Valley. We are in the early stages of planning with Hume Building who have been amazing so far! Anyone else built…
inovor vinyl planks flooring
We are getting Polyflor Camaro Blond Oak loose lay vinyl planks which will be glued down.
We were told the following:
- No expansion joints
- No or minimal quadding
That may be true but the most important point is that you can make VCAT application, appear for yourself and support your claim with expert report and with your expert…
Botanic homes ... problem?
I'm Sarah from Busby Homes.
We have heard of the unfortunate situation Botanic Homes are going through, and have been contacted by a few of their current…
Anyone used Strongbuild?
This might be a bit late but anyhow...
We have used Strongbuild and it is one of the worst experiences in my life. They built our neighbours houses as well and we…