Building A New House
Design & Development Overlay - Schedule 14 (DDO14)
This was my creation: The council did a site inspection, and requested further information (drawings showing building area over 7.5M), which we got from Metricon.…
KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36
Hi Hiddie73, how did your build end up going? Its been a couple of years since your post, we are discussions with Lily homes and would love to hear how everything went in…
Leave initial deposit with 2 builders and get to contract st
My experience is that the builder will set up a meeting first to go through estimate and work out an estimate price then you pay tender price if you are happy with it.…
Anyone had the coating on their shower surround perish like this? Not sure what this part of the shower is even called and whether it would be covered by warranty. It's…
Does anyone build with First Avenue Homes
Lulu_LiveTrain what problems, challenges and questions etc. happened during your build?, and how were these resolved by those great people at First Avenue Homes? Please…
Is a building inspector worth it during construction?
Its worth getting a building consultant to check and report on compliance with contract plans and construction standards however your consultant has no authority over the…
Hebel vs Brick Veneer (external walls - new custom double s
Yes, most builders use the Dulux System so that could be checked. Panel installation is critical. Would like to see the private inspectors people engage check all…
Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
Hi Manishg, Hopefully you’re still enjoying your home. We’re currently at contract stage. We’ve noticed on our draft contract the builder’s margin is at 30%…
Holes in the timber slats at frame stage - photos attached
Send the photos to the relevant building surveyor and ask them to be taken into account when they inspect the frame for compliance
Metricon Liberty 42 vs Carlisle Homes Granada Retreat 45
I negotiated out of court settlement
Small Block, small house build - high level assumptions
Hi K, Did you ever get your build done? Would love to hear how it all went if you're still around and happy to share.
Neighbours bolted fence to my wall during construction
I will be requesting access formally from the neighbours. So no it wont be tresspassing.