Building A New House
Custom Builders (Sydney - French /Hamptons) under 500k
You get what you pay for in general. 500k is just not enough for a custom home. Even if it’s a project home, at 40sq you will be looking at basic-medium level of…
Builder requesting stage payment with defects in the build
Thanks for the replies. My site supervisor said the items will be rectified and they can be checked at the pre-plaster inspection. I just thought it was a bit rich that…
Anyone Tried Termite Proof Paint to Untreated Timber Frame?
larry1124 Your understanding is my understanding Your builder will need to provide you relevant Data, information and proofs ..always ask for a termite guarantee
Metricon trades using electricity from our house
Thanks for the feedback and suggestion Aussietta, will look into doing that. Spoke to cops regarding the incident and they said that this practice is quite rife in these…
Is the builder responsible for root barrier installation?
Most builder's engineers will provide an info pack which will detail what the homeowners responsibilities are for slab maintenance etc. One thing it should say is for M…
landscape tanks - a retaining wall and water tank
They have come down considerably in cost since then and offer multiple benefits. Out landscape Tanks also meet your Basix or OSD requirements and can save you a…
Building Delta 25S and advice for colour appointement
Networking: There won't be enough space in broom room i would have thought depending on what sort of equipment you want to put in. The laundry…
Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)
Thank you! The flooring is engineered oak in a natural finished. It's really lovely in person and has been great with our two dogs. I was so worried that it would scratch…
Delux Tranquil retreat or dieskau internal walls
I know this thread is 2 years old but I am as well trying to choose between Tranquil Retreat and Dieskau both in half strength and wondering if anyone had photos of their…
How to Deal with Builder's Breach of Contract?
Thanks for your comments, iTool You remind me of another issue, that is if I have the rights to hold off the payment for frame stage given the frame work might be re-do…
Dennis family homes double story Boardwalk facade
I am wondering if anyone has built a double story with Dennis Family Homes and has chosen to go with the Boardwalk facade. If so, are you able to reply or message me with…
Smart lock with door handle for entry door
Hi...not every smart lock are the equivalent. There are keyless alternatives, Bluetooth choices, bolts that utilization your unique finger impression, bolts that fit on…
Standard Inclusions as prime costs
Coral Homes Grange 26 Modified - Mornington Facade - Hamlyn
Hi Stuey3 Sorry I have been MIA, I cannot really say much on the progress, still waiting for colour variation costs to come back from the 27 March! I cannot believe it.…
Structural Change post contract with wisdom homes
Oh thats good to hear that you were able to change it! You really have to love your house, no regrets.. unless its something you can change after handover. When is your…
Anyone building with Bellriver Homes at The Heights, Riverst
Hi Samanthalauren Glad to have found someone else in the development! Sorry for the late reply, I haven't been checking this as often of late. I'll PM you!
Treated pine frame- did yours look like this??
JUST JOINED. INTERESTED IN THIS TOPIC AS I HAVE A NEGATIVE THING ABOUT TERMITES, ESPECIALLY IF THEY WANT TO EAT YOUR HOUSE, SOMETHING YOU HAVE PAID A LOT OF MONEY FOR. I…
Building contract cancellation & going with another builder
aferraro says "You could still claim for non liquidated damages which can include rent and loan interest if you have moved out. Just because you have waived your right…
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