Building A New House
How often do you visit your site?
Hi Firstbuild20 There is no restrictions on number of workers at the moment. Who is your builder? I think builders are getting too busy now with new customers and work…
30ft vs 15ft two storey residential house map needed.
Thanks for your advise.
Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra
We are now only 1 week away from handover! The floor went down last week and we have the pre-handover inspection this week. Handover will pretty much be bang-on the 35…
Has anyone installed a 'mains flush' system?!
I know this question is 10 years old, but nothing ventured nothing gained.. did you ever install a mains flush system and if so are you happy with it? Issues?
Design and Orientation (Pic attached) - any advice welcome!
Along with being dark, if your home isn't orientated correctly it will also be cold. A correctly orientated home will receive abundant northern sunshine through its…
G J Gardner head office steps up after franchise goes bust
These GJ Gardner franchisees have gone bust. GJ Gardiner Homes Bathurst https://www.westernadvocate.com.au/stor ... -collapse/ Hunter Valley
Reahu Diffusion Plate System - Underfloor heating
I've searched the forum to final any experience related to under floor heating with diffusion plate system for the first floor, since couldn't find any i thought of…
Custom/special conditions in building contracts?
I've got a copy of the ACT MBA standard contract, which is used by our currently preferred builder (a custom builder). This is the first time that I've built, but as…
Decision help - flooring, heating, cooling and roofing!
Thanks algernon - I was doing some reading and I did see that Hebel Powerfloor - I was going to speak to the architect about it today when we meet. Looks interesting. I…
Building in Canberra - Builder Recommendations
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Builder recommendations in Canberra / kit homes - storybook
I admit to not asking that upfront as often as I should've (so don't know for all of the builders we checked out), but if they don't…
Building a new house - challenges and how to improve!
Hey there. We are just starting out (haven't signed anything) but are using an architect for the concept design, then using our custom builder's designer to draw it up to…
Handover Process - What are the steps involved?
Our builder has provided us with the Certificate of Occupancy application form to sign. However, when we went to our house last week, there was still electrical work, some…
Rebuild/Extension Canberra - Jigsaw Housing
Hi danielk2005, really keen to know how your renovation has progressed? We are considering our options for an old property in the inner North too - unsure whether knock…
New home build - incorrect windows installed in bathroom
Thank you all for the responses. I too will probably see this as an annoyance (I've been allocated the affected sink by the wife)! And just looks like a design flaw for…