Building A New House
Electrical Lead In - Incorrect Charges
Met with the site supervisor on site today. Electrician supposed to come too but did not come out.
Electrician is now claiming that the coatings are correct but does not…
Increased site costs
I just get a quotation from a builder this week. Building a single storey house in Melton south Melbourne. And fixed site cost is only $7190 plus local council & oh& s…
Jul 11, 2019 5:44 pm
Hi fellow builders, we are building the Harrington by Rawson and I'm keen to see if anyone out there is building the same. I'd love to see what people think of the design,…
Demolish & Build A New Home
Demo should cost between $15-20k in Perth. If you’re in an older area with overhead power then you’ll be required to do a power dome conversion, which is no longer…
2 story home with master on ground floor
In our experience, most volume builders are also happy to rearrange floor-plans to some degree. There is some cost with some builders, but it's pretty insignificant…
Jul 10, 2019 12:39 pm
Need some advice
That I couldn't tell you Bebbsy,we went to one of the builders display homes and told the flooring place we'll have the same! Better still it came in under allowance.
Jul 09, 2019 10:58 pm
McDonald Jones Homes- Tulloch-31
Congrats on the new build and hope you are enjoying the place. I have currently paid a deposit for the tulloch 31 design and waiting for the consolidated…
Life Estate - Point Cook
Has anyone build with Ridgewater Homes or United Homes ? Can you share your experience with the builder ?
Jul 09, 2019 9:20 pm
And obviously now there isn't a chance of being able to have a bath.
N4 Wind Rating
Wow, wind rating, I've never heard of that before.
(but it makes perfect sense). good luck with it all.
Jul 05, 2019 3:41 pm
We are building with them, I think QBCC suspended the licence only for short time due to some late submission since they are public company.
Does anyone have a driveway installer or a paver they would recommend in Sydney.
Jul 04, 2019 11:03 pm
Bath moved! Value of private inspection?
Thanks. Yes. I've been looking at some of the lists they use for inspections. Comprehensive.
Our build process was delayed a bit due to amalgamating blocks. We've known…
Bathroom - what tiles around bath
I was just wondering if I could get some feedback about bathroom tiles. Is it normal for the tiles that go up the side and top of a built-in bathtub to be…
Fire alarm by Clarendon Homes
The three little metal prongs just above the battery push up into the base when you close it. All the wiring is behind.
As others have mentioned the chirping noise is to…
Turn Key Solutions _ Post Build Handover
If someone can suggest the vendors available in Adelaide who can do the left over works post house build handover.
I am looking for someone who can do following…
NBN and HFC from across the street
Just picking up on this again but I have successfully coaxed NBN to get me underground cabling.
I was initially knocked back but I had to convince Telstra/NBN on…
Volume builder - higher garage
If you can swing 3.8m without other inconvenience, I would do that … you'll fit 90% of available hoists in there. But read on …
Which style of hoist to go for is…
driveway after handover
The builder said if we are going to do the extra concrete we'd have to do the 39m as well.
I'll quiz them today about the refund of the cost of the 39m minus their markup.
Jul 01, 2019 10:36 pm
Owner Builder Help Required
Ask local draftsman architects ,then interview them and check last three jobs out and speak to clients and even suppliers and trades.
Jul 01, 2019 8:47 pm
Spring Mountain behind the display homes?
We are in Grrenbank.
Covenants and building permits
Yes the building surveyor will definitely be considering covenants.
Covenants can be for the benefit of different entities though, or worded slightly differently, so…
Bathrooms... number and location
I'd strongly advise trying to future proof your home and put a full bathroom (including shower) on the ground floor. Something as simple as a broken or sprained ankle and…
Jul 01, 2019 2:40 pm
Exile ash lappato tiles
Write replyJust wondering if the exile ash tile looks this patterned in real life or its just the reflection?