Building, Renovation & Maintenance
rogerwilcoLow-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC
Thanks for the thread! We've just new windows and external doors (10 openings in total) installed as part of an extensive home renovation to a single skin brick home…
Building defects? Owner?, The law is not your friend!
Most people would assume that if there are defects in your new building that the builder would be obliged to fix the defects.…
kunalgWho else is building with Eden Brae?
Hi, Sorry, I should have mentioned that I built a single storey house. For double storey I would suggest that speak with External subcontractor first and then finalize…
Washington29Building with Wisdom Homes
Check out http://newhomevisuals.com - $45 and they do a colour mock up of your front facade. And you get two free revisions. I loved it - really helped me when making…
Slab heave is alive and well, watch out.
Hi Mario You can Google Earth your address and go to historical photos and it will go back in time to show your paddock. This is what I did with a perched water table…
blackcat20Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
Our estate has similar rules (no temp window covers, no pole letterboxes), but its pretty clear many people dont follow them and they seem to be getting away with it.…
shokel1975Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
Thanks! Yes luckily our site costs went down from $40k to $38k - even with P class site and 4-6 piers needed. We have a great SC who makes sure she ‘overestimates’…
Dani_JOur Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Cabinets and tiles
Tomorrow kitchen island gets moved so will be on site at 7am to work out our exact gap between that and back bench. Our dining area runs parallel to the island so we…
r_13Metricon Allure 48 QLD (Vantage 48 in MEL)...Now Lavelle 50
Hi RR80, did you end up going ahead with this build? How are things progressing?
Builder didn't recess our upstairs showers. What can we do??
If you have paid for it and it is specified it is included in contract regardless of whether it is shown on plans or not. Builder has failed to amend plans to show…
Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / May 14th - Roof & Windows
Looking great! Loving the large window in the front and the large openings down the back 😍. Their making good progress.
Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane
Thanks everyone! Can’t wait to just touch and see everything close up 😂.
pbwhi0Ausbuild Finlay 36 @ Kinross Road Thornlands
The pool looks fantastic! The glass fence and tiling are really elegant. I better not show the wife your planters against the fence or I know what she will want at our…
Why Is Ductless Heat Pump Sizing So Important?
Proper ductless air conditioner sizing is essential for high efficiency performance and the level of cooling capacity. If the sizing is too small or too large, the system…
ChoosyIndividual Design - New Choice Homes
The insulation was installed today and the electricians were on-site during the morning however they had the wrong smoke detectors, no doubt they will be back to finish…
TreedanceArden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
Have compared with other pricing since - I don’t think the lower figure is considerably out of range. For just a patch of lawn and peripheral minimal planting I think…
skyzdlimitNew Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??
I just got a detailed quote today from the builder but the breakdown is not for cost rather the window/sliding door specs..overall cost is $27400 for 30 Windows (70sqm of…
gr8lyOur First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
love that natural light from the butlers pantry - everything is looking very neat and tidy
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