Building A New House
Waffle slabs, slab heave and site drainage
Hey Matt, I came across your video while researching about waffle slabs. We will be knocking down and rebuilding, have a 2m drop (higher at the front) over 46m or so. We…
Anyone had the coating on their shower surround perish like this? Not sure what this part of the shower is even called and whether it would be covered by warranty. It's…
Does anyone build with First Avenue Homes
Lulu_LiveTrain what problems, challenges and questions etc. happened during your build?, and how were these resolved by those great people at First Avenue Homes? Please…
Good architects in Brisbane with sustainability in mind ?
We bought land recently and now we're trying to figure out what to build on it It's a quiet block with some beautiful views (west-facing thought) We went ahead with one…
New 3-storey steel frame house insulation - advise needed
There's a difference between what you need to do to pass bare minimum requirements, and what you should do (if you have the budget) to live in the house comfortably. I…
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
To be honest, I have no idea. No one lives in them rooms yet lol. (Both my kids are currently under 2). But we wanted custom cabinetry for all our robes like the display…
Things you forget - summary page 32
I managed to get the builder to install plugs (sockets) on the rafters. If the LED burns out or I do not like the colour, then I do not have to call in the electrician. I…
Instantaneous HWS in a new house - gas or electrical?
if i have to end up with bottles i might as well put heat pump in. i've been doing a bit more thinking, and wondering if someone can validate my train of thought: 1. It…
Custom small lot - Brisbane. Finished pics on page 18...
Yeah man, show us your latest masterpiece!
Wanted: Roofer tradesman - Bellbird Park (QLD)
I think you are correct. Thank you for the picture, the black roof does give a great appearance and more prestigious look to your house. We will go with a Surfmist…
Retreat 305 - Hallmark Homes - Logan Village
KariB We are in the process of selecting the colours for our Retreat305 and we came across your pictures. Is there a chance you could reveal the colours of your garage…
CORAL homes 1st build, Marcoola 30 QLD
Well, after 4 amazing years in our beautiful coral home, we decided to sell up so we can move to "acreage". We did a lot to the outside and mostly finished styling inside.…
Raising ceiling height in kitchen dining livingroom advice
Ceiling height variety can help create different feels for a house. E.g. lower celings for more intimate spaces (bedrooms, reading rooms) and higher for formal spaces…
Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 18: Flooring, Carpet....)
Very nice style I see here! I got from your photos a lot of great ideas for renovating my house! I like the combination of between colors you used for your furniture!…
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade
Clarendon do promos all the time so there will be something come up. Call Trevor at the Pallara estate and he will let you know what's coming. Good luck with the build…
HIA Subject to Finance Clause - Builder Will Not Change
Can anyone let me know the resolution of this? We have entered into the exact same contract with Burbank but unlike OP we didn't realise the clause and have signed…
Single or Double story on battle axe block??
Hi Su sandy, I came across your thread as I’m looking at doing a knockdown rebuild On a similar sub division as yours but I’m the front one. Keen to see what…
My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth
Cabinetry is included which is very basic polytec. They won't tell you what is that basic vs bit nice ones. Go to Beaumont tiles in Strathpine and ask them the clarendon…
Building our first home - A Retreat 305 in D'aguilar with Ha
How did you find the colour selection process? Did you feel like the under quoted in any areas? What colour way is your brick if you don’t mind?