Building A New House
Next Residential WA Blogs?
Hi... First time caller long time listener!
Has anyone built with Next Residential in WA or know of any build blogs from them I could check out?
window - plaster reveal?
There you go, yet another confusion? Ed help please? you might be able to understand what it says. Here is what I see as a totally separate…
building with simonds
My friend built the Sierra with the raised ceiling & OMG it looks amazing! It opens up the room so much & makes it look so bright & bigger than it appears. I wish we…
[SA] Rainwater Tank Rebate $200?
oh, SA water reply me so quick.
2. "stand alone" means that only connect to stormwater pipes,
4. if you spent less than $200, your rebate is the amount paid…
Good on you for thinking ahead. Yes, make sure that you clarify with them that stormwater piping will include piping of overflow from the tank to the stormwater system. …
Possible big problems :(
Nothing quite yet. Builder 2 is waiting for a day when the concreter is free so they can go together and figure out a solution. Builder 1 has not yet replied to my email…
Room dimension - Including walls or not???
Hi Kirsten, No the room was shown on the draft plan as a 3x3 but then when it came back there is a 90mm wall so the interior dimension turns out to be 3m-90mm. Its only 3m…
McKeachies Run, Aberglasslyn.
Yes it is. We built here and love it.
Great place for family and kids as so many young families moving to area from Newcastle.
Please help - Fowler reviews
If speed or superior quality are important to you then I'd suggest looking somewhere else. If you want a good price, mid-level quality and are prepared to wait over 12…
Excavation costs with M3tric0n
I have just started the process of building with M3tric0n at The Hermitage estate in south-west sydney and was after some advice/opinions....
Our block of land is located…
New Building - Architect Fees
I felt the same that we were never informed or given hint that he would charge us for communicating with someone over the phone. He said he would charge…
Jul 16, 2013 6:41 am
I'm not sure you will be able to reuse your existing roof.
I would owner build, it's rather simple.
Brick work you will be able to get a bit cheaper.
A carpenter will…
invision homes and stoneligh reserve
I have just stumbled across them after spending hours and hours on the net and love the styles they have , I had only just looked for the number to ring them and found…
I would like contact details of some westminster homes subcontractors to do new work on my house.
do you know any? if so please send details.
Hi Metroid, finally an update. Apparently, its because my little street Lot 38 clevedon ct. is classed as a road and not a laneway which it should have been according to…
Rawson Homes - the adventure begins
Looking good so far!, Absolutely agree with you on how that wall was done... People just don't know how to use those brains in their heads sometimes do they? Good luck…
soil test qs
I've got a copy of my soil test as well but builders insist on doing their own - I'm guessing its a liability thing, if you look at something like a building or pest…
Asset Protection Permit
Hey guys! Just had this pop up myself with Fairhaven Homes. Can anyone tell me where in the contract this would be located to say who is responsible? Just want to be sure…
How high is your slab?
We are having our block built up to 50mm below that line. I have the landscapers in here right at the moment with the bobcat. If you are going to concrete it, it would…
Jul 11, 2013 10:20 pm
Need ideas for upgrades?
I have found drawers in general to be better than shelves, and I can't see why it should be different because the drawer is insulated and has a compressor attached.
99% of Tradies are bad ?
Ok, so how do you deal with a$$holes who quotes you one price, you agree to that and then during the job they keep adding extra $50 for…
A new build in the bush
Hi cec1974! I see there haven't been many updates to your thread - any photos coming up? Would love to see your colours as you said they were similar to ours. I assume you…
Jul 10, 2013 8:06 pm
What are you looking forward to the most?
Not living with my parent's and sister's. Not sharing a bathroom with my sister's. For my fiance to be able to have clothes storage space that is more than 2 drawers and…
Granny flat construction
we were going down the path of granny flat then decided tobuild a new house.
there are a couple of companies that we were looking at.i will try and find their name .cost…
I have motorised blinds going into my new place (just ordered last week).
Firstly - If you haven't pre-wired then I think it would be hard (and expensive) to do once your…
I don't get it if you picked flooring pack for $4999, it should have carpets in bedrooms and tiles or bolero flooring in rest of the house except wet areas.
Why they are…
let us know how you go with the quality of blinds.
Jul 10, 2013 1:13 am
I've posted this before... Do not get the tree stumps ground out!!!
You need to have the root ball removed in order to build over the location of a significant tree.…
Where to start when building a house?
hope you had good advice from banks and were not put off. We bought land in Node 1 that we liked (high side, wide front) and designed the house…
BUILDING IN AVONLEE WITH GOODLIFE HOMES
love the chalkboard!!!
you can also DIY chalkboard paint... if anyone is interested! love martha stewart!! i had heaps of leftover grout and Dulux had…
Air Conditioning in a two storey home
With my build I got the aircon company to design the system based on the plans then the builder has made provision for the ducting on the plans. We aren't paying a mark…
what is the AC provision for 2 storey home?
You will need to get an a/c company to design a system based on your plans and then ensure the builder includes the voids necessary for the ducting. If you have a concrete…