Building, Renovation & Maintenance
KDR Sekisui House - St George
We requested formally to our SS if we could start all outdoor jobs by email this afternoon.
Like steps for laundry, fencing side security gates, retaining walls on the…
Oh and we are doing similar style of house, colours and landscape, also doing gardenias and our landscaper suggested these in between for low coverage. they aren’t…
Building with Wisdom Homes
Thank you for your reply. Yes I have already signed the contract, but I hope I can make that variation since I am not actually changing the house. As per the…
Apr 25, 2018 5:04 pm
Not sure what to say on these but building my first home with my partner in Rockhampton.
We’re at frame stage
These are our colours, anyone used anything similar…
Timber screen fixings
Thanks, good point about the weight. Thinking coach screws might do the trick! Plan is 3 horizontal rails, 2.4 m vertical battens, 4.8 m wide screen. Can’t wait to give…
How much did you pay for variation?
Just wondering if the $1,500 admin fee applies to any structural change. (I.e. Facade) or that fee is meant for non structural change? Asked my builder (wisdom)…
Apr 25, 2018 4:19 pm
OB for load bearing wall removal
thank you... so do i!
yes it's the wall between the kitchen and lounge. can't do the kitchen without this job and the only appliances that still work are the microwave…
Pewter vs blue steel flash
We are at colour selection stage and a big headache for brick colour selection.
If anyone had photos of blue steel house and pewter house.
Could you please share them?
Building with Wisdom Homes
I read from the thread that you had structural variation prior to submission of papers to council, was it done after signing the contract?
I am having issues…
Apr 25, 2018 3:09 pm
Our Acacia Home
Always good to have face to face meeting with SS, easy to solve any misunderstanding problems.
Slowly things are getting done. not long to go trimum.
I don't know how…
Lots of work done yesterday we had all our cabinetry installed, internal doors hung and they’ve made a start on the architrave. Loving seeing it all come together!
Our KDR Project - Canberra
This is sandpit floor-plan we are maintaining to visualize concepts and modifications to base plan before passing it to our architect to materialise the…
Apr 25, 2018 2:23 pm
136 tallawong road rouse hill
Thanks for this information...may i know which loaction you finally bought the land. Near terry road or on Tallowong road.
I had a look near Terrry road and…
Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill
I am planning to buy a land in this area, can you help me what could be the per square meter price for a 300 sqm land in that area about 1km from new station.
I've done my front door concrete.
that's no good at all. Have they gone over their contract period? We are building with them too, but it's evident they don't really care about communicating…
Thanks for the reply mate.
No it's all good, the posts are where they should be despite looking a bit strangely placed in pics. The ones you can see running down the side…
ACTRON Air-conditioning Upgrade
The builder has quoted an upgrade cost of $3600 for Actron Air ESP+ SRV203 with 4 zones in lieu of the standard classic SRA203 with 2 zones for a double…
Metricon - Savannah 34 build in Brisbane
I can build to the boundary on garage side and have 1m on the other side. Just need to be sure the width meet regulations. Let say I can fit both and want as much storage…
Bricks finally have started as of late last week.
Waterproofing has been done
Electrical cut out has also been done.
Continutation of bricks this week,…
Coral Homes general build thread
Yes this is what I’m worried about! Technically the meter box and tank never fitted in this spot they drew it all wrong this is why we initially had space for a gate…
Porter Davis homes
That's pretty reasonable, we've been quoted $110-ish for exposed aggregate concrete. Who was the company? We're starting to get quotes for post build. We like bitumen…
First Build with Summit Perth WA
I loved the Carrara as it went well with the different grey floor tiles and it kept the bathrooms quite clean/modern. It should make my ensuite shower seem much lighter…
gas line connected to wrong spot
Morning. Just wondering what happened with your gas meter? Did it get moved?
Ours was installed yesterday and is about a meter away from our gas point.
Hilbert HGWA Build
I’ve had trouble getting quotes most places want to meet on site and a few haven’t replied. We’re in Melbourne next week for a small holiday so it’ll be the main…
Paint Peeling - Plaster too soft?
LOL...The painters report was a whitewash...get it
Meanwhile thousands are left to consider gyprocking over their walls
yet another consumer protection/ Building…
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
Just wondering if you received your engineering report back yet? How much did the footings end up coming to for you? We received a letter from Fairland…
DIY ducted Aircon
Has anyone on here installed their own ducted Aircon.
I’m thinking of doing it and just getting the fridgey to do the pipes and sparky to connect it but some advice…
Tile meeting today, water proofing done and tiler due to start Thursday.
Looking good, should be nice undercoating weather tomorrow.