Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
Building, Renovation & Maintenance
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post

Jordan Spring East Land Valuation

Jordan Spring East Land Valuation

Thanks, Skcel, I understand that banks do valuation as following: "Lend sale price at the time…

4
75
ravi123
Oct 19, 2018 9:08 am

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 653, 654, 655

I got a quote for sheer curtains and motorised roller blinds. About 35 % more expensive for the same quote than the usual place I use which is pretty awesome and has…

13090
656565
Manhattan52
Oct 19, 2018 8:55 am
Manhattan52
Wild
Wild
32 m

Ceiling height option for 2 storey - please vote

Ceiling height option for 2 storey - please vote

If your budget allows: 2700 downstairs, also Increase the height of all the doors to 2340 including laundry and stacker to 2400, Increase the size of Windows to 2100 or…

5
168
Wild
Oct 19, 2018 8:40 am

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options
VIC

The CSCs often have far more customers than they can handle. The best thing to do is escalate. You can call reception and ask for their supervisor if you arent getting anywhere.

1
46
blackcat20
Oct 19, 2018 8:06 am
blackcat20

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 160, 161, 162

It probably is due to site access on your block? Do you have something in front that will prevent them to deliver materials easily? Have they done a site survey as…

3238
168372
g33kerb0t
Oct 19, 2018 7:49 am
g33kerb0t

Soil Removal

Soil Removal

A lot of it comes down to whether the original price was quote or a provisional allowance. Provisional allowances are a estimate of what a “standard house/block” would…

3
117
Melos
Oct 19, 2018 6:53 am

Kit Home Builder Perth Hills

Kit Home Builder Perth Hills

I have fallen in love with a block of land in the Perth Hills.It only has a slight slope but around 1m underground is rock. I figure that the only way to make it work is a…

0
42
Mrs_Puddleduck
Oct 19, 2018 1:24 am

Zero Boundary - Drainage

Zero Boundary - Drainage

If your contract was signed after 1 September 2016, the builder has acted illegally as your agent. Given that the builder has initiated action to construct the retaining…

19
990
SaveH2O
Oct 18, 2018 11:44 pm
SaveH2O
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
10 h

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 560, 561, 562

Hi Everyone, We finished our tile appointment and waiting for cost and as expected change of mind. Any tips just before going for colour selection at gold coast would be…

11230
555713
MrsAJ
Oct 18, 2018 11:40 pm
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
10 h

Any tips for Colour selections??

Any tips for Colour selections??

Hi Everyone, We finished our tile appointment and waiting for cost and as expected change of mind. Any tips just before going for colour selection at gold coast would be…

0
36
MrsAJ
Oct 18, 2018 11:39 pm

Multi generational homes

Multi generational homes

In recent times have become a new emerging building trend. The idea is creating a 'home within a home' by adding an extension with a separate entrance and all the…

0
41
XL Built
Oct 18, 2018 11:25 pm
pbwhi0
pbwhi0
10 h

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?
ACT

Here are the prices I have received (all prices include GST): ORIGIN: $125.50 per 45kg bottle, $40.50 per bottle/annum for rent. AGASNATIONAL: $135.00 per 45kg bottle,…

8
267
pbwhi0
Oct 18, 2018 10:51 pm
pbwhi0
samau
samau
10 h

How to move a fridge

How to move a fridge

Thank you for suggestion bashworth

2
55
samau
Oct 18, 2018 10:45 pm
samau
moid
moid
11 h

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 113, 114, 115

Hi, Just wondering whether there is going to be a park or play area on the corner of Bolivar Esplanade/ Sedgefield ave?

2295
156812
moid
Oct 18, 2018 10:04 pm

New Breeze Bardia

New Breeze Bardia
NSW

If you choose design from a builder, normally, its builder job to pay for the insurance. I never heard you have to pay it yourself. You will only pay your own insurance…

14
865
wentworth33
Oct 18, 2018 9:51 pm
Clean
Clean
11 h

Merricks 45 with Metricon

Merricks 45 with Metricon
1, 2, 3

Site start today. Top soil has been removed and exciting time :)

47
4608
Clean
Oct 18, 2018 9:45 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 925, 926, 927

I am building in NSW. The Madison I checked was from Clarendon website NSW. I checked QLD Madison and Sheridan. Sheridan better, except for the Kitchen. If you can move…

18529
929933
wentworth33
Oct 18, 2018 9:28 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Hi guys, my partner and I are building in Caddens Hill, looking at a modified Zara 30. Just finalising the last few floor plan changes. Have been working with Danny he's…

496
30666
circaten
Oct 18, 2018 9:19 pm

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Hey CW_L, That is so awful!!! Can't believe your choice of stone is discontinued! I would be so upset too! Makes me want to cry just thinking about it. 😣 Those…

299
16631
Newy-Jan
Oct 18, 2018 9:11 pm
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
12 h

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

Hi batzloa! Same here, it's so nice to see someone from Sunshine Coast. Where are you building? It's good you were given the correct list. We were given a old one which…

16
609
MrsAJ
Oct 18, 2018 9:06 pm

Montgomery Homes Carolina

Montgomery Homes Carolina

Hi we are about to build the carolina 260 with Montgomery Homes and was wondering if anyone who has the carolina could share some photos of their entry way? The high…

0
29
Stella80
Oct 18, 2018 7:50 pm
Viks
Viks
14 h

Carlisle Easy Living

Carlisle Easy Living
VIC

Hey Taylor great to know that you are building with Easy Living..Even I have recently signed a contract with them, but am bit nervous of the build quality when compared…

1
344
Viks
Oct 18, 2018 7:19 pm

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
VIC

We have the colour selection appointment on the 1st November. Haven't been phoned yet to set up the electrical. At this stage, it is looking likely to start in January.

17
1082
TiredHalo
Oct 18, 2018 5:52 pm
TiredHalo

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Sorry to hear that. Hope everything gets resolved and goes well.

131
4777
Kimmykim
Oct 18, 2018 5:44 pm

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane
QLD

That's good to know it's a reasonable option to go garage -> laundry then outside. I was speaking to a friend, and he has to carry his mower over carpet to get it…

15
542
KingTaco
Oct 18, 2018 4:29 pm
KingTaco
arp1
arp1
17 h

stonefields wollert

stonefields wollert
1, 2

Oh ok see I was told they can cancel and we can also cancel if the permits have still not been approved. Not necessarily reject so to say. Basically if February comes…

30
1228
arp1
Oct 18, 2018 4:01 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 400, 401, 402

Not even a "sorry it took a month longer than it should have"....she's been really good up until now.

8027
429202
blackcat20
Oct 18, 2018 3:39 pm
blackcat20

Metricon Winchester 28- Waiting for keys....

Metricon Winchester 28- Waiting for keys....
VIC
1 ... 51, 52, 53

Final invoice finally in hand. Here's hoping we get a handover date next.

1052
48918
blackcat20
Oct 18, 2018 3:31 pm
blackcat20

Shadowline and handleless island bench

Shadowline and handleless island bench
1, 2

Yes that handle strip works, I have used it a few times but not for quite a while. I just depends on if you like the idea of having an aluminium strip on the top of all…

24
690
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Oct 18, 2018 3:01 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Projects to do after New Home Handover

Projects to do after New Home Handover
WA
1, 2, 3

I really want to do this in my media room - it has coffered ceilings :)

55
7447
BrentandAllison
Oct 18, 2018 2:30 pm
BrentandAllison

It’s been a long time coming but today........ finally..... we have some progress. It might not be much but at least we know we haven’t been forgotten. Never liked a…

59
3583
Salfield
Oct 18, 2018 2:12 pm

Mystique Wollert

Mystique Wollert
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi all, YNWA and I, have created secret Facebook Secret Group for Mystique Wollert Community :) If you like to join, either PM me or YNWA your facebook email address and we…

56
3115
mywollert
Oct 18, 2018 1:31 pm
n.devo
n.devo
22 h

Here We Go !!! Henley - Vienna Started....

Here We Go !!! Henley - Vienna Started....

Hi! How has your build been going? My husband and I are looking into possibly building a house in the next year or two and were originally looking at Arden, but also…

4
427
n.devo
Oct 18, 2018 11:35 am
alissa
alissa
22 h

Eden brae home options gallery

Eden brae home options gallery
NSW

How is your laminex cupboards going? Just been to our 1st appointment and I am stuck in whether to go poly or laminate...

13
1707
alissa
Oct 18, 2018 11:07 am

Chemical Underpinning my home

Chemical Underpinning my home

MysticWoman welcome to the forum Who recommended chemical underpinning have you had it checked by an engineer? BTW, Photos also help in identifying solutions Cheers

1
68
StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 18, 2018 9:40 am
StructuralBIMGuy

G.J Gardner build - Week 15 - Painting

G.J Gardner build - Week 15 - Painting
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

A bit of a lost week this week - no work scheduled until Monday when the painters are due. 2 or 3 weeks they plan on being there. We will get a solid PCI date once they…

286
14085
BrentandAllison
Oct 18, 2018 9:13 am
BrentandAllison
Melos
Melos
Yesterday

Interior paint colour

Interior paint colour

You could also look at lexicon we have it in our current place it has a grey tint but looks clean and fresh

7
601
Melos
Oct 18, 2018 7:08 am
kirashogun
kirashogun
Yesterday

Timber double glazed windows

Timber double glazed windows

Old school huh. These days nobody uses Vic ash due to dimensional stability issues or lack there of. The standard for timber windows is western red cedar. Even though…

1
126
kirashogun
Oct 18, 2018 12:14 am
Bailey86
Bailey86
Yesterday

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 726, 727, 728

Hi Gibson, It looks great, congratulations. Are you able to advise whether your balustrade for the stairs is standard? If not how much extra was it? What did you choose…

14556
807030
Bailey86
Oct 17, 2018 11:06 pm
Littlegem
Littlegem
Yesterday

Edenbrae homes

Edenbrae homes

Am in the process of negotiations with Eden Brae and am wondering how many freebies or extras anyone has been able to negotiate into their package above what they include…

0
62
Littlegem
Oct 17, 2018 9:50 pm
Littlegem
Littlegem
Yesterday

Eden Brae

Eden Brae

Am in the process of negotiations with Eden Brae and am wondering how many freebies or extras anyone has been able to negotiate into their package above what they include…

0
45
Littlegem
Oct 17, 2018 9:47 pm
Tim65
Tim65
17 October

Storm water

Storm water

Just my English heritage calling it glue ! Thanks You appreciate your time in replying

2
153
Tim65
Oct 17, 2018 8:23 pm
Tim65

@ StructuralBIMGuy thanks for the reply. I have attached the contours and details re site inclusions. There is no Geotech report yet as the land does not register until…

3
181
Bailey86
Oct 17, 2018 7:42 pm
Ardo
Ardo
17 October

My experience buying windows in China

My experience buying windows in China

I had a quote to do a house and they only offered a commercial grade window. I couldn’t grasp the installation details, as I am building with a timber clad frame and it…

13
1444
Ardo
Oct 17, 2018 7:02 pm
Drew01
Drew01
17 October

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

I guess it depends on your transfer limits... I can transfer significantly more than our final payment at the moment, figure it gives us a bit more leverage... Plus I…

364
25558
Drew01
Oct 17, 2018 6:59 pm
Drew01

Building ForumBuilding, Renovation & Maintenance
Homeone Australian & New Zealand

Australia's largest home building and renovation
community with over 1.7 million posts

Home
Pros
Forum
Start a new topic
About
Join Community
Advertise
Contact Homeone
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2018
Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on TwitterFollow homeone on Google+
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2018