Building A New House
navsSubmitting Defects for Practical Completion - How much time?
19 June 2014
I just did my PCI last week and used an independent building inspector who climbed in the roof and did the walk around with us and even though he didn't find my faults I…
AriNearly Finished a build in Canberra- opinions sought
16 June 2014
wood bangOur Sekisui House Meridian - carpet and electricity
7 June 2014
divine_homeSelling own home while building H&L package - any advice?
27 May 2014
Just wondering if anyone has bought a house and land package, split the contract, settled on land first and tried to sell their own home to finance the construction and…
happysarahQuestion regarding cut and fill and retaining walls
27 April 2014
Thanks for the information Bashworth. I had a look on the webpage and it was very informative.
cat_duncCanberra: Todays Homes - Renaissance Homes - Sekisui House
14 April 2014
Shirokuma we have almost finished building with Sekisui in the area. My thread goes into some detail about our experiences with them. We have…
max11WARNING building company in Canberra trying to rip us off.
26 March 2014
Thanks Mark. Our solicitor says we can fight it and have a case but it will cost money and can take months. We are paying rent and now this mortgage on top of that…
AKBLiving-up designs? Garage under?
19 March 2014
Not a garage underneath but these guys do living and masterbedroom upstairs with Minor bedrooms downstairs http://www.cedarhomes.com.au/display-ho ... ay-home-3/ opps…
IbbySublime Constructions (Canberra) - Administrator Appointed
27 February 2014
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-new ... 33827.html Anyone affected?
jacjonBuilder Asking For Final Payment... House Isn't Finished
27 February 2014
I'm dealing with a difficult build and need some advice on best ways to proceed. The builder promised 6 months for completion in the contract.…
turk182workcover fee's builder or owner pays ? masterton Homes
20 February 2014
Hi all, in a bit of a situation with the builder, having fallen for the trap " if you make the final payment by 2 days we will get you the Certificate of Occupany at the…
HeathWilDPenalty for delayed completion date
3 January 2014
Depending on the exact wording of the contract how much time was allowed for the industry shutdown over christmas? Our contract states 5 weeks. How many rain days are the…
PathlineBuilders in Canberra recommendation
10 December 2013
When i first moved to Canberra a few years ago, i did not have the confidence to go engage a builder to get a custom home built. This notion in me has changed drastically…
IbbyUrgent: Please help re roof sarking and insulation
15 November 2013
ACT. We are not on the bushfire zone so its not required but I am still very annoyed that we won't have the capability to prevent the possible leakage in the future. I've…
IbbyScared to complain to our builders.. what to do!
13 November 2013
Hi guys, Our builder is pretty much stuffed up and didn't install the roof sarking until I pointed out - not happy! Anyways,they told me that they are not removing the…
jasons girlUrgent Help Needed with Kitchen Colours
22 May 2013
I think it can work. We are having dark cupboards and benchtops with white flooring. So similar dark theme. I was worried about ours at first as well but we have just had…
MalinViktoriaInternal sliding doors versus traditional doors
27 April 2013
I think normal doors is preferable, but sometimes it's just not ideal. We have a sliding door for our ensuite, just because if we had a normal door we would lose too much…
Ms GoogonianWhat extreme's have you gone through to get what you want?
5 April 2013
In Canberra there is a webpage allhomes.com.au. There is all sorts of sales information you can find out there. Every time it changes hands you can see how much someone…
IbbyHas anyone built with Sublime Constructions?
22 January 2013
Hi guys, Has anyone built a residential house with Sublime Constructions? I have googled them but I couldn't find any reviews about them. Any thoughts will be much…
ruc1983Need colour selection suggestions for our first home
22 January 2013