Building A New House
Two Wells Dechellis Build
Hey NicolleAW - wondering how you're finding the splashback now that you've been in a while? We love it but worried about trying to keep it clean day to day!
Regent Homes Adelaide
We built at Basket Range with them. We're not anal about timelines and are pretty flexible. and so were they. It is an excellent build, outside of their typical range of…
Building with Madison Homes??
We are contractors that did work for Madison homes, we had to take them to court to get paid for work that was completed a year before. We still have yet to see any money…
Aug 17, 2020 3:40 pm
How often do you visit your site?
Hi Elizabeth we are not allow to visit site for next 6 weeks which is ending on 13 Sep, we are hoping to get the house finish by that time if everything goes ok.
mold seen on slab few days after handover
Hi am worried about the damage if it would have caused to the slab...is there a way to know the extent of damage and if there is way to repair it .. or since it is a new…
Cost to build tri-story on a sloped block?
I think ive caused a bit of confusion with how I've laid out the build budget- that's my bad. We have 420k left to spend for the build, we have a total budget of 610k…
Eden Two Wells SA
Hi guys, new to the forum and am looking at building in Eden. We are awaiting the next land release and are looking at building with SA Housing...... just wondering if…
Never mind, after a few phone calls was advised this company went into liquidation
I would like to hear if anyone ended up using this system
Jul 08, 2020 12:11 am
Building with MgO Sulphate Board + Render
Yes, normally Rescom is supposed to be used indoors where chloride is not an issue.
Firecrunch are extremely expensive.
Considering you are planning to use it for…
Distinctive Homes Adelaide
My son bought a distinctive house that was three years old. After a couple of months the walls and ceilings through the middle of the house started cracking and opening up…
house contract cancellation fees
I signed contract with Metricon, and paid 5% deposit (around $10k) to them, and the sales consultant does not welcome me/ignore me after signed the contract with them,…
PCI update! We have our first meeting next week:x!
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
We have our Walk through with Fairmont Site Supervisor next week. We are on Idle Crescent. Any tips on what to look for during walkthrough will be helpful. If anyone…
The funny thing is that it all finished pretty good. After the build was completed I have even received 5,5 k credit from the builder for the footings. You never know the…
Metro Property Development SA
Hello, my experience was pretty bad with metro. Sales people are lovely but after sales is terrible. They will try and get out of fixing where possible, so take your…
Apr 25, 2020 8:52 am
REGENT HOMES - ADELAIDE
We ended up building with Regent Homes. We had actually gone a fair way down the path (selections) with Simmonds, until a mutual friend who used to work in the…
Hi mate, may I know how this was damaged?
A similar thing happened to the house we are building. This was caused by machinery they used to excavate during the external…
Wisdom’s Home Building Agreement contained non-disparagement clauses that allowed it to control or prevent any public statements such as online reviews, made by…
Slab levels: garage FL same like dwelling
I hope everything is going to be alright as I'm going through a big builder and they have engaged an enginner but if anyone has any comments on the plans or something I…
Help with Floor Plan
What is the orientation of the block OP?
The orientation of your home will play a huge part in the comfort of you home, & in the cost incurred for heating/cooling your…
Custom build with Format Homes
Thanks for your thoughts, Callifo.
We haven't got our footings yet. +33% is a lot, it must've really been tough to get that to work in your budget. I hate having that…
Facade coming together 😍
Love the timber stain
Insulation is it worth upgrading???
Can I just jump in here a little bit, you mention ceiling insulation is where most gains are to be had, does this still apply for 2-story homes? I'm building a 2-story…
Hickinbothan in freeling
Stiffened rafts are much better than waffle pods, but if 1m+ deep footings are still buried in reactive soil/clay, it will be a bit of a concern. In NSW they use piering a…