Building A New House
Our builder is rushing us to a handover with a signed form21. Can’t believe they want to give us a leaking house. The leak went inside the garage. They tried hiding it…
Looking for some advice.
My frame does not sit on the slab at the edge all the way around. At some parts the slab is protruding a maximum of 40mm. We…
Just check if it's a provisional sum. At 25k it'll likely be a worst case scenario if it's provisional.
If it's fixed, its a different story
Building wth HGWA in Two rocks WA
Thanks Amilelka & Chippy, yup we just looked at the hallway and entry, its to tight, will get that opened back upto i think it was 1200mm before, this is 900 after…
How do Provisional Sums work?
General points about Provisional Sums
1 Provisional sum is your money in the contract as a contingency should it arise
2 or alternatively a reasonable allowance for work…
We did and we do NOT RECOMMENDED.
Run away as far as you to another builder.
If we had to build again (and mimosa ruined it for us!) i would only look at Boutique or…
. Hi I have purchase a lot in stage 20a Rothwell Tarneit , is any one here on stage 20,, the land title date is delayed and about to be on …
Anyone building with Onley ?
wow, just stumbled across this forum and was really really surprised by the feedback,comments on Onley construction.
We built with Onley const in 1994, in Hampton…
Metricon La Pyrenee
In case anyone has built or building Metricon's La Pyrenee, can you please advise what is the main render color of the home and the color of the ornate…
House and land package in Bardia
I know this is an old post, but $5500 isnt too much. You should find that it probably covers double glazed glass, and maybe even increased ceiling insulation or something…
Battle Axe Block
If you mean does the m2 of my access handle contribute in terms of something like site cover (50% of the total m2) than yes.
What does your title search say?…
$350 -$500 If the land is not titled then getting access to the site may be difficult depending on the developer.
The important thing is to make sure the subdivision…
Rain and slab pour
My house is all preped for slab pour (waffle slab) and now with the rain I'm worried how it will affect the prep work that's been done
Does it need to be completely dry…
m2 cost for custom build sunshine coast
The corner less stacker is already costed in. That was done early on in the piece. We do have to upgrade from regular to commercial doors for this (from Bradnams) , but…
I’m going to share our new build and the progress as…
Yeah giving it another week or two before assessing how the driveway ends up. Might release the payment for the concreter and work in good faith if we need him to come…
I agree that many new homes have less than the required number of downpipes but roof drainage compliance is not calculated by the simplistic way you have referrred to.
We are currently planning to build with Porter Davis waldorf grange 50. The quote was, site costs 24k and Bal 12.5 is 11k but the other builders are charging…
Building in EVE Estate
We left 2013. Interesting that not many people are left that were ones that built. I guess everyone had their reasons. We went past our house 6 months ago. The new…
First steps for a newbie
If the house you are in is ok, I would wait.. for two reasons..
1) since you've just had a baby, the time you would like to spend choosing a builder/design/internal…
Vancouver 29 from Porter Davis
need help and review of Porter Davis in mount duneed. The design V-29 is what fits in our lot and we liked it as its N-north facing backyard.
1. Please suggest…
Feb 02, 2020 8:01 pm
New build 15sq
I have purchased a small block of land in Wollert and have been getting quotes from the big builders (Metricon, Mimosa, Simmods, Dennis family and a few others) the…
What about moving it into the WIR so the room size isnt affected and also reclaiming the unused duct into the robe in bed 1?
drain pipe mistake
hi luxbuild, thank you for the update, yes it's for upstairs stack pipe
Monier roof tile colour help :)
oh thats concerning! yikes. ive heard colorbond fades too, wonder which is worse with fading?! do you have pics before and after?
What do I do about this skylight - stupid
i wanted to build a carport
council told me if it was over 4m long? from memory and enclosed on 3 sides, (house, back gate, side fence) it was considered a garage and i…
Retaining wall - kellyville
Hi we are struggling to build 21m both sides, 500m high retaining wall in kellyville .. any approx. idea about price. Also do we need to build it before moving or after…
fencing fencing fencing - SA
I would be inclined to contact your new neighbours by phone first (if you can get details from land agent)
As they are building on new land (im presuming) then they…
New home Building Inspector
Building in SA with Metricon.
Wonder if anyone has any building inspectors they could recommend for staged inspections??
Rainwater Tank in Melbourne
A well designed harvested rainwater system has both tangible and intangible benefits. For example, a final rinse with rainwater will leave your car streak free. You are…
Building in Flame zone Sydney north shore
I have been in the industry for more than 20 years, I have a builder in mind for you, that deals with FZ on the north shore, if you would like to know more send me a…