Building, Renovation & Maintenance
Aug 16, 2018 6:55 am
Stormwater Charged System Required?
Your downpipes are just one issue, the other is site drainage, you should be able to have natural surface drainage to LPD, with charged system you can't.
Most or all of the trees are removed from site. And yes there is heavy machinery on site digging up.the site.
Extra soil has alreaey been dropped.on site as well
Aug 16, 2018 4:32 am
Project builder or custom builder
Get some more customers builders to price.
Well designed and built custom home is a better way to get the maximum value for your hardly earned money.
Custom does should…
Building with Wisdom Homes
I did them. It added 3 x double cupboards. I would use them for things I don’t get out all the time. It’s 300 wide.
Screw pile and slab boundary.
Thanks. I gather that much. Just need assurance.
After the site was cut and then pegged the detailed pegging and lines were lost during the installation of piers and…
Ducted heating floor vents (first floor)
We are having ducted cooling in the first storey ceiling and ducted cooling/ heating in the ground floor ceiling, except we are considering to have floor discharge…
Metricon Franklin 53 modified
And yes, we went last weekend. It’s beautiful. We also have burnished wood in our selection. Plus kitchen is 2pac with handleless but only on overheads not below…
Blame you!! Remind them you are not the builder.
You don’t seem satisfied with the responses you’ve had. Call the VBA or have your inspector call the surveyor and…
Aug 15, 2018 10:05 pm
Monument or Surfmist window frame colour?
I agree I have my Monument
And not too dark.
I’ve seen lots of black and would consider that next time. Would be interested if it fades... anyone with experience with black?
Aug 15, 2018 9:51 pm
Building with Metricon
I’m sure a bracket half way down would be sufficient into brick. Bracket or 3 brackets, how much more noise can it make with water going down. I don’t get it but I…
Aug 15, 2018 9:37 pm
Hairline Cracks and Sound from walls
Congratulations Mauromario! What a long journey to VCAT, but well deserved outcome for you and your careless builder.
Was the builder given a timeline to fix the…
Aug 15, 2018 9:22 pm
Quick update, did sign with Platinum but only lost about $15,000 worth of deposit and pre-planning expenses. We ended up getting the home built with a smaller WA…
Porter Davis homes
Oh yes if they stuff up they need to rectify it. They made a lot of mistakes with our build and I thought we were fairly understanding with it all. My point is that the…
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
Yeah I’m hearing you. Our battle has been the weather. So hopefully once external is finished, it’s full steam ahead
Metricon Franklin 53 modified
Arden - Votivo 43
That is so exciting!! Feels so weird until they finally go in. No more ladders!
Capped water point unusual cost ($5000)
Our builder advised they can't add a cold water point due to cross contamination, this makes it very difficult as the the toilets will be using grey water per council…
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
Your responsible to pay for it. But it’s not thousands. No where near it. If it’s thousands it could be 2 things. 1 someone else is using the water. And 2 you have…
Your certifier is talking about construction certificate (CC).
But before CC you would need to receive DA or CDC first, which do not require owner builder permit, but do…
Door misalignment issue
If you had a competent pre purchase inspection done then the issues would have been pointed out to you during purchase cooling off period, giving you an option to…
Aug 15, 2018 2:04 pm
New Living Homes
Any one knows which company does the fly screen / security doors for New Living Homes?
Had our walk through yesterday. Was happy to meet our SS who seems really good. Roof was supposed to go on Monday but due to high winds they have been unable to do so -…
Insulating 7 Start + new house
Insulation products will only get you so far. The two key things are internal thermal mass and air leakage which will govern how effective your insulation is.
New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park
We have a 300sqm smart living lot at Bardia. We have signed the contract with Everyday homes.
So far the process was smooth and good.
If anyone is interest send me a…
Greenvale Heritage Views
Hey everyone, i just wanted to say that im so sorry to hear about what is going on with stage 2. I spoke with the council and one of the senior subdivision engineers told…
Aug 15, 2018 10:06 am
Hi Cellco Welcome to the Forum
You will require an expert mechanical vibration Engineer
Where are you and what information do you have already?
15th August - Garage went in so at full lock up stage. Lower downpipes, painting and hopefully vanity delivery and potential install.
20th August - tiling wet areas…
We had a feature wall missing in one bathroom, the feature wall tiles on the wrong wall in the ensuite as well as the remainder of the ensuite being done in a…
No I did that myself. I took lots of photos before the gyprock went up on the ceiling and so I knew exactly where the joists were and managed to get this screen within 2mm…
Building with Hall & Hart Homes
Can anyone please share what the kitchen selections appointment involves, what to take, what discussions you have etc? And if you’re doing a poly kitchen what colours…
Aug 15, 2018 6:35 am