Building A New House
Extra brickwork - How much extra cost is reasonable?
$4/brick, LOL, I doubt there would be $30K worth of bricks in your whole House. (humour) BTW, It's only a house, not a commercial building. Talk to a lawyer
LED downlight. Reluctant to cut holes in roof insulation
Correct, double check the specific LED downlight but most new downlights can be covered and don't generate much heat.
Looking for custom builder in Glen Waverley Victoria
Hi all Looking for custom builder suggestion to build a 55-60sq French provincial home in Glen Waverley suburb in Victoria Please share builder you have used and your…
Checklists and templates for Owner Builders
I plan to start building early in the new year and am wondering if anyone is able to recommend any resources such as checklists or templates to guide me through the process.
Check building setback for block in North Brisbane
https://consult.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/k ... 0106863373 But also check if you're in one of the special zones, cause they may have different ones:
Worth putting in extra screws into subfloor?
In my case when the frame is all up, roof is up and cladding all done. Before they put carpet or laminate they have a person came with lag screws and screw the hack out…
Building a Metricon Hampshire 45 KDR in Melbourne Provincial
Im also keen to know what it ended up costing if you don't mind sharing?
Black Windows and Monument Matt to Garage door, Fascias, gut
too much effort for something im not invested in, sorry
Do you pay Land Tax while you are building your new home?
Hi everyone, Same here, I am doing the knock down and rebuild in Sydney NSW. I bought the old house in sept 2019 and started the tenderJuly 2020, then council approval…
One Story Homes - How much is it costing?
Crickets...crickets-> generally no reply During periods of hyperinflation, material and trade shortages, increasing govt and service costs, contract bullying, etc,etc The…
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )
Not sure if you are still floating around the forums, Saw you got yourself a quickjack, was just wondering where you got it from? They seem to be sold out mostly on their…
Predictions on Construction Cost in 2022-23
Correct future prices for building materials have dropped but unfortunately that's not translating to price decreases onsite anytime soon, for that there needs to be a…
Im Back: Building again in Darley VIC. (3rd Build)
Hello All, After our last build was completed we stayed in the home for about 3 years. We built a massive 42sq double story home and decided it was way too big for us…
Has anyone built with Thomas Paul Construction?
Be very careful I have just finished one just now with them and very poor quality control and finishing lots of defect being disputed. Couple of tips make sure they list…
A reminder of why you never take handover….
so just sharing my experience.. our situation is that we dont have the pressure of having to move asap. so it's not like we will be made homeless if we were not handed…
Advice regarding bushfire overlay and driveway length
You need a method 2 Bushfire Site Assessment they range between $650 - $1100 +gst
Options for shared boundry line when build hasn't started
Good info, That is true. Guess temp fencing is the best option of not wasting money, as I have already spent over $40k on retaining walls I don't really want to build…
Anyone built/building with Hudson Homes - Central Coast NSW?
Good to see the builder responding on public forum. Not every builder will step up.
How high is too high for step down to front porch?
I'm pretty sure that some time in the last 6 years Ron will have addressed this issue.
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