Building, Renovation & Maintenance
FAIRHAVEN HOME COLOURS APPOINTMENT
Hi. Good luck with your colours. How did you get those pics before the day? Can you get in before? Our appointment is in November and we would love to get in there early.
Hot Water System
I was looking at a Hydrotherm has anyone had experiences with this?
If you just want to take the sharp edges off you could use an 80 grit diamond hand pad. You can order these on-line, from stone and glass work tool supplies. Cost about $30.
McDonald Jones Homes- Tulloch-31
How was your building experience with Mcdonald Jones? We are also planning to build in Penrith and need some feedback about the experience, customer service and…
Sep 24, 2018 9:17 pm
Mcdonald Jones or Eden Brae
I want to build at Penrith. I am really torn between whom to choose Eden Brae or Mcdonald Jones. I am building 2 storeyed, 4 bedroom house (30 squares). Need a quality…
Sep 24, 2018 9:14 pm
Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney
That is part of the Bordeaux design, so can't change that.
We have double glazed all the windows Hopefully that will help. Plus we will have curtains as well.
Sep 24, 2018 9:11 pm
The loading above the area would be a walking space at the front of a Theatre room.
We did hire an independent building inspector, but it didn't show up in their…
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Building broker, yes or no?
Hi, I'm new to this forum. In the next couple of years my wife and I are planning to build our forever home on a fairly small block (340m2) in Perths…
Sep 24, 2018 7:12 pm
Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique
Because of the long lead in time, certain items like the gas fireplace and other small items had been discontinued.
I had to reselect the items again with the newer…
Driveway was done today. Slowly getting there. Now on to the landscaping!
Sep 24, 2018 6:28 pm
Nutrend homes Brisbane region
Was wondering if anyone has any reviews of Nutrend Homes
We are in the Brisbane north region
Or what recommendations for a builder that you have used for new home
Building with Metricon
Hi All...we were wondering when we start the NBN process. Since before we moved NBN came and disconnected our NBN and took the equipment away. (After months after our…
thx . its on both sides of the slab so was worried . is it something to worry abt
Builder quotes 15 months from slab date
I would say that 3 months is over-optimistic even for a project-style fiber-clad house and without any single rainy day.
It seems you are talking about brick veneer…
We are building the Newport 275 also We are not having the extra wall at the entry though.
Where about are you building?
Actron Ducted Air Conditioning
Hi there, we are building 2 storey home but did not add a ducted cooling in the initial contract as we were told that we can arrange this on our electrical appointment, as…
Building with Wisdom Homes
Regarding the gap at alfresco, Area manager was happy to get the bricks to the cement. He also suggested that we let W do the tiling so they…
Should of got full fixed site costs!
On the quote they allowed a provisional sum of up to 15 cubic metres of rock
The supervisor told me they found 10m3 on the first excavation
another 5 during electrical…
We built with Ausbuild and the PGH Eclipse bricks are in the standard range. We didn't pay any extra whereas had we gone with the Metallix from Austral I think they were…
I am so jealous... Don't think we will ever start building. Your houses are looking great 😀
Our stage of land development reached practical completion on Friday.
That is fantastic . Thank you so much Paul .
Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41
Yeah the entire house will be rendered, so we won't have bricks. They're replacing the bricks with Hebel and using acrylic render.
Just finished the last of the stone retaining walls. This one on the east side has the cellar door in it.
Sep 23, 2018 3:37 pm
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
They finished bricking our house yesterday, last bit was the balcony. From what I could see, it looks good.
I'm happy with the plumbing, looks like it was done neatly,…
Freestanding baths and kids
you will need an alcove in the wall or a bath caddy to put soap, face washers, rubber ducky etc
cleaning around the tub would be my concern, not sure how you clean between…
Henley Yorke 21
Oh okay, thank you for sending that through
If you are buying a home then its wise to order building and timber pest inspection. They are actually two inspections and 2 reports. Building inspection should be done to…