Building A New House
Programs to use for interior decoration and mock ups!
The first is one of the most famous, the second and third are really cool too. I'm using the third otherwise.
Any one building with Simonds Homes Settler design?
Hey Kylie we are also building the Prague
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes
Whoa, I really should come by here more often haha! Dream Catchers, we just got the glass shelf from Bunnings. Over a year now and no issues, easy to keep clean and holds…
Building the Sahara Q3 with Henley
Hi Everyone, We are deciding to build the Sahara Belle with modifications and was wondering if anyone can help us with issues they've come across. Also has anyone done…
Suffolk Park - Aussie Living - We gots the keys
Keys were a relief, but it's been all go since then. And I thought the building process was stressful and draining, wait until you move in. If like us and you had to build…
Fed up with my builder - now crapping in my toilets
At least they flushed which is more than the deadbeats who worked on our house did
New Generation - Bletchley Park - Cupboards + Stone!
LOVE!. I've chosen the same Laminex Sublime Teak and very similar tiles. Looking forward to seeing the finished photos
Mainvue Emporio ER430 - Knockdown and Rebuild
We're in Victoria. Yeap they were pretty good. From memory site costs increased by about $5k as a result of 2nd soil test. To their credit, all costs communicated during…
Glenreagh - Terrace 248 Perry Homes Build
Thanks Al. Yeah I'd be okay with 35mm of exposed slab above the terrace slab level. I'll talk to the SS later in the build and see how high we can go. A friend of…
Interested to Know How People Dealt With Their Contracts
I picked up our contract the week before our appointment and went through it. I then emailed back any concerns I had during that time and they would explain bits I wanted…
What is breakfast bar on kitchen Island for?
@Stewie, yep I am having a 3m x 1.2m island and the seating will be 1.8m with storage cupboards either side. I think I wanted it more as a design feature and with the…
Modified Simonds Palisade - Cranbourne Vic
Thanks for your blog and pics. We loved the Digger's Rest show home too and that was what sold us on the design. I would have loved to have seen your modified plans but…
Where would you build? Murray Bridge or Mannum?
Thankyou for your response. The block in mannum is in the paddlesteamer estate which is around 2km away from the river. I think i may be able to get a close block but then…
Building a small (custom) home in rural NSW
Thanks We're pretty excited! I'm looking forward to being able to keep a journal of our progress up here! I've had a look at your thread - your place will be very big,…
Small to medium sized Builder recommendation - Sydney
Will you change door/window locks yourself on handover?
I am satisfied with the dead bolt on the front door that will only operate with owners key after build. Not a problem there. The window locks on Dowel windows are useless.…
Knock Down, Subdivide and New Build ADVICE
Here is some advise on the subdivision process: http://anewhouse.com.au/2013/01/subdivision-process/
Custom Build - Eastern Suburbs Melbourne
We are really happy with the design, is something a bit different so hopefully it comes together nicely. Colours are a tough one, as long as it all looks good once it's…
Builders error in contract what are our rights
But what did it actually state in your specs? Does it say "tiles in bathrooms will be to x height"? Or is there nothing at all? If the specs don't say anything about…
Building our 1st home in Cranbourne VIC
Hi, My partner and I are building Agar 28BP. We have made a few upgrades and were interested to see you mentioned the cavity for the ensuite. We were also thinking about…
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