Building A New House
Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA
If they can stay on track we will have about 2-3 weeks to move as our lease is paid to september anyway. ill be taking my time to move this time round for sure.
May 23, 2019 12:15 pm
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
Thanks Mehul and Tina. I did a few inquiries and they range from 700-1000+. We haven’t really allocated a budget for this as we didn’t know we need one. I will ring…
May 22, 2019 7:59 pm
Two Wells Dechellis Build
Once the landscaping is in, it will really pop.
And if not, a coat of paint is an easy fix!
I still freaking LOVE your front windows
Two Wells - Eden Estate
Soooo about the rain water tank... I'd say if you ever wanted to sell the house the tank would need to plumbed to the house. I don't think the council will come…
Things you forget - summary page 32
We are just about to start our 2nd build and are still referring back to this page, it's a goldmine!
One little thing that is a big deal to me is the grout in the tiles.…
Am I being too fussy??
Thanks for your input and I’m glad to know it’s common so I think I’ll just leave it and keep a eye on it if they liquid nail and screw it in nice and tight I’ll…
Metricon Franklin 53 modified
Hey guys. Thank you. Sorry haven’t looked on here for a while.
As for costing. It’s totally up to you and how far you want to go in upgrades. We spent about $280 above…
How often do you visit your site?
We live 5 mins away and I drive past each day as school drop off is 400m down the road. It has been handy to keep an eye on progress - especially when I got an email from…
Metro Property Development SA
Yes we are currently building with Metro Property Development in SA and have had a really positive experience so far. Their communication is great- always…
Eden Two Wells SA
I thought so, thanks. Thats what we have chosen too. Glad to see it looking amazing!
Insulation is it worth upgrading???
I must admit to not even have thought about that at all, and you’re right, the additional cost should not be that much. I’ll def follow that up.
Custom build Format Homes SA
Can you please give me rough per sqm cost for format homes? How was your experience dealing with them? I am currently shopping around.
Simonds Prague Modified SA
The place looks great. Thought I recognised the house in the back in the first photos. (Then was able to zoom in and see lot 140 on the sign)
We’re the other side of…
Deciding on a Builder in Adelaide
We are in the very early stages of looking at building with Kookaburra Homes, there aren't many reviews that I can find but it does seem like a lot of…
Hickinbothan in freeling
Well we didn’t get the block we put an offer in for now so still looking but only decent sized blocks are at two wells so looks like we gotta look around for now
Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)
Hi catelise. I have been delinquent with posting photos. We have received handover as of last week.
It is a huge house! Let me know if you have any questions about…
Termimesh installed correctly?
Mesh anti-termite material is stuck to vertical edge of your concrete slab, extended out under your brick-work - often at second course. Vital that external edge of your…
In my case the inspector and myself identified many defects which were reported to the builder. The builder ignored the report and sped up construction to claim the fixing…
Building new home
Builders position downpipes at the end of walls for aesthetics, not good design.
A hipped roof has small roof areas at the end of walls. When downpipes are positioned…
Distinctive Homes Adelaide
If you are building a custom 2 storey with Distinctive Homes, I would be very careful with your contracts. So many things going wrong. We are 18 months in and still at…
Wonder if anyone can offer their opinion or advice on weep holes above windows.
Our builder has filled in the weep holes above our front awning windows, looks…
Simonds Cleland in Adelaide
The Allendale is really nice! We chose the Springwood facade because we are going for a more coastal vibe - we love the old queenslander houses so the facade gave us a…
Feb 23, 2019 10:36 pm
Feb 20, 2019 1:17 pm
Hi Mally - I know it's a long time since your post but just wondered if anything came about from your interest in Rapidwall? Hope to hear back. Cheers
Feb 10, 2019 10:32 pm
Marraya paniculata. Has white flowers and produces a really nice fragrance. We have the option to use this as a hedge too later if we want.
Jan 23, 2019 12:49 am
Rear veranda finally done and thats pretty much done
Still have a few things left inside - finally started fixing my skirtings today and will be doing my touchup painting…
Valuation in Angle Vale, SA
Where abouts in Angle Vale are you building?
I am building in Angle Vale with Dechellis, building a house same living size for around 385k, it is 346square with garage…
Eden Two Wells SA
Im (attempting to) building with Format Homes, on Magnolia Boulevard.
Our estimate for footings, 276sqm, was $25k. Actual cost was $26.5, so pretty close.
Building with Bentley Homes
Hi Cat with the elevation thing I do feel your pain but I am in the other neighbors condition.. it is bizarre that at the beginning the land was flat but when our house…