Building, Renovation & Maintenance
I’m considering doing a KDR but my lot is an odd one. It’s at the end of a T- cul de sac and the block is 40.5m wide but only 18.5m long however only the first 15m of…
Building with Wisdom Homes
Thanks a lot, may I ask is the tender price similar with final contract price? Thanks .
This depends on your personal choice and the land you have. Site cost and…
Thomas Archer Bayside Build
Apologies for the late reply, been a bit off colour lately.
Yes it's a standard key, plus an extra 600 each side from memory. We went wider rather than…
Build Period for Double Storey
They allow way more time than they need in contracts, to avoid paying the homeowner late fees and surcharges etc.
From slab to move in we were just on 6 mints. To be…
They won't do anything unless you stand 2.5m front of it, no light source how you have it there and you can spot the issue within about 2 seconds of looking at it. They…
Custom Floorplan comments and review
I feel like if you're got a good view from the front of the house then you should consider maybe moving more of the living areas or the master there.
Few other things to…
You'll want to flip that floorplan so the garage is to the south-west corner.
That will let gentle morning sunlight into the living areas and keep out the harsh afternoon sun.
Quality builder and building designer Perth
Correct, but with building being such a complex undertaking and with the architect's charges being quite high due to them being a percentage of building costs, one expects…
unresponsive building surveyor
Might be time to fire them and get a new team. Sounds like they don't want your work.
All the best
Study rooms and nooks in the year 2021
boris594 - not ridiculous though I initially felt same hesitation asking our architect because you always see that larger single study in all the floorplans. But current…
Million dollar home in Perth
I’ve just joined this forum having recently signed the contract on a KDR. I didn’t join to troll, just with the hope of picking up some useful information from…
Henley Or Carlisle Inclusions
Have you tried to get the detailed quote from both of them to compare the overall cost? It should be free to get the initial quote from Carlisle, not sure about Henley.…
Masterton - Westwood
Where is everyone on their timeline in building their new Westwood home ? We engaged first discussions with Masterton in June and now are about to sign the…
Please help. I am renovating my old house and so confused about colours. Getting a new colourbond roof & gutters & new paint job. I am liking the colours shale grey or…
Sep 24, 2021 10:37 am
Office setup/study area
was just wondering what would be a way to get a office setup as good as a schools business manager or principal where you got a good size desk and good…
Can you buy recycled glass top?
Try Betta Stone - manufactured in Melbourne and seems a bit better than that Caesarstone blog suggests. I haven't lived with it - our build is still 12 months away so I…
If the house was built in the 90's it won't have asbestos in it.
The cellulose insulation looks light a fluffy like shredded and fluffed paper.
Asbestos in its raw state…
New pool - filtration systems
The first one seems to be a combination of chlorinator and ozonator. It still needs salt in water, but seems to be lower amount than traditional chlorinators.
New Double storey house on slope land
the basement component is really expensive. We are doing a couple of these in North Ryde and depending on how much rock you hit you are probably looking at $150-180k for…
From what you have described it sounds a bit high. I would expect $3,000/sqm to include the concrete pool, landscaping and higher end appliances.
No its not…
Sep 23, 2021 11:32 am
Corner Lot — Double Storey Setback
It's same Victoria and whittelesea council. Also a house near by our lot but in different estate have build a corner lot without 900mm setback. So is it based on…
Building with Hall & Hart Homes
Dont write the demolition company a blank check. Make sure the 'hidden asbestos' proceedure is documented, understood and agreed in the contract so you are protected as…
Tricky shower door handle question
You could use something like in the link below.
It slips over the glass. You could put it away the top and then use a magnetic catch to hold open.
Yes. You would have the gutter's high point mid way.
The NCC regulations state that a downpipe must not serve more than 12 m of guttering. There is no NCC regulation that…
When does CCTV cameras get installed
You don't need internet to have CCTV recording onto an NVR. You would only need the internet if you want to remotely access or back up the vision.
I'm looking for some advice if I may. Please bear with me - this is my first post and I want to try and give as much detail whilst keeping it relevant.
Hi guys, a bit unsure what to do next and would really appreciate some advice:
I built a new house and moved in 15 months ago.
I needed new fencing down 1 side, elderly…
Freshly painted roof - looks patchy
Rachy did you end up resolving this problem?
We are currently going through the same experience. We have painted the verandah and double carport so far with Wattyl…
Building cost in canberra
also building in Canberra. Mine is around 2300-2400$/sqm depending on the finish.
May I know who is your builder and where are you building.
I cant comment on this particular case as I don't work at Clarendon or have any inside knowledge, but what I can share is that building material prices have gone…