Building A New House
depending on your local climate it's usually better to take maximum advantage of the northerly aspect and my suggestion include a master suite grouped with the study and…
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
3 trailers, toilet for pool visitors and a home office is the plan... Need to start measuring and get all the trailers in one spot to be able to see how the jigsaw puzzle fits in
Just saw your post as we are nearly at this stage. Have you started on site? Did it end up taking the 2-3 weeks?
Sep 17, 2021 5:53 pm
Initial Deposit Dispute
I think the builder offering you half your deposit back is reasonable. The builder is entitled to recover any costs they have spent to date on your build out of the…
Recommended Suppliers on Homeone
Yep totally with you and totally agree with what you have said.
Also we all should be supporting local manufacturers where we can.
Another one is cabinets, how do you…
Henley Cullen 41
cyncyn we are just about to start with the Cullen 41, we have very similar upgrades.
Which refrigerated option did you go with?
How are you enjoying the house, is there…
Sep 14, 2021 1:41 pm
I'd love to hear some experiences if any past or current Arli Homes clients are here on h1?
Advice/experience from industry professionals who have had…
Thomas Archer Bayside Build
Would you mind telling me the dimensions of your basketball court? Is it the standard 9m x 5m or slightly smaller?
My block is 15m wide and I am deciding…
don't do it if you care about sound quality. Most speakers in ceilings lack the proper isolation and sound direction that dedicated speakers in properly designed cabinets…
This was my creation:
The council did a site inspection, and requested further information (drawings showing building area over 7.5M), which we got from Metricon.…
Building Cost in Melbourne
We spoke with all the builders that had display homes anywhere near us. From memory that included: Metricon, henley. Simmonds, porter Davis, Sherridon, Dennis family,…
Sep 10, 2021 3:59 pm
Sep 09, 2021 10:12 pm
We're early in our journey with TA, but have read and considered doing this separately.
I'm following a few on instagram:
Upmarket on I found is COS Interiors.
Building a house - final payment
In the letter you received from your builder, it will state when the final payment is due, in my case my builder said 3-5 days from pre handover inspection date. If you…
Sep 05, 2021 9:14 pm
Handshower in bathtub
So my builder has said no matter what they are not installing the hand shower. I guess i don't have much that I can do here. I will try to contact VBA…
How often do you visit your site?
Does anyone know if we can go beyond 5 km to visit our building site for PCI? I'm thinking it's not allowed but then it is kinda essential to progress the build to…
How was your experience with Mimosa, I am looking at building Churchill 220 with them. Just wondering if you could share your experience with us.
What’s the really point of prefab homes?
Did you ever find any viable prefab builders for your 3br project in VIC?
I'm interested in the same thing, and like you, am (still, having had my eye on the…
Double Storey Too Hot Upstairs
Frankly speaking, in a typical house around 30-35% of the energy will be lost through walls and around 25-35% through the windows and doors (depending on glazing ratios).…
Contesting council decision
Wow. That’s interesting. My council must be different as I didn’t have to pay the fee… glad to hear that for once my council didn’t gouge me!
Aug 20, 2021 10:56 am
Unrealistic site costs
Here's the flip side of the coin when the site works is done without proper documentation, inspections and certification
any updates about the 7 story building Palmers & Leakes road corner?
Condition of land after settlement
Check with your builder, mine required a totally clear site (with photos from myself to prove and a site manager to inspect and confirm) before they would even put a temp…
Porter Davis homes
We are considering building Astor 43. It has some features similar to the Sanford 42 but Astor has more spaces such as study, theatre, etc. It looked amazing…
Colorbond Roofing Insulation
For the colorbond roofing blanket what choices are available in the market and what is majorly preferred. I have come across Anticon 60 but there are few…
any plans is always a compromise but i prefer the extra kitchen space to the slightly bigger bedrooms (that are big enough for queens sized beds plus the biw and study…
Outfall drain construction
We are in the process of a knock-down and rebuild in the eastern suburbs. As part of the new build, we require a stormwater outfall drain to be constructed that…
Aug 11, 2021 11:30 am
Bryan & Petersen Build in Ballarat (VIC)
Thanks darb74 and countrybuilds for the insights. I guess most builders' sales teams are all charm and promises but the relations with the site guys might be less…
Can someone please provide some feedback on the below modifications done to the slab. I am assuming this has been done to cut the slab but not sure if this…
8 (Eight) Homes
With them, I'm currently constructing a new two-story home. It would be really appreciated if anyone could provide input or point out any advantages or…