Building, Renovation & Maintenance
Paving over earth and concrete.
#unanswered - can anyone advise me on if this would be OK? Keen to get sorted before Christmas if possible so need to understand any considerations for the paving aspect.
MoveHomes WA - Reviews?
Has anyone built with MoveHomes WA who are part of the Prime Group WA - Can't find any reviews about them except google. and facebook..no product reviews like other builders.
We have been following the journey of a few people on this site (shoutout to @Lilaandco @Bigdaddy @blacktea2sugars ) for helping through this process…
Eden Brae Marina 42 MK2
I am new here and first time contemplating a Knock Down Rebuild. We have decided on the Eden Brae Marina 42 MK2 as it fits our land and will meet our current and…
The most pathetic builder I ever know yet. Someone truly said about them stay away from them like a Plague. I wish I read it before signing them.
From my personal…
Found what I was looking for in one of the 'Standard Specification' documents we signed during contract…
My experience buying windows in China
Spot on,I'm a decade's long retail clothing owner and deal with wholesalers, manufacturers weekly and to get high quality from China always involves checks and balances…
Dec 05, 2021 6:11 pm
Windows at the back rooms on the 2 floor
Go onto your councils website under development application or maybe planning and have a look at the requirements for overlooking etc. Failing that take your plans into…
Comment on Price Estimate
I noticed the Baw Baw levy and the diagram of your house.
I'm building in Baw Baw Shire as well. Any chance yours is in a new estate?
Problems with Masterton Homes
It's unfortunate that most are not aware that your sales persons pitch and advise is extremely floored with heavy biast towards their own pockets and it's very common that…
Dec 05, 2021 9:46 am
Building house in stages?
It would be difficult for builders to agree to build in stages with big breaks with volume builders who run to their own schedule.
If u want to build with 2-4 months break…
Dec 04, 2021 8:35 pm
I thought as well but the close up photo shows wood savings. Wonder if it's board with shavings glued on?
Building on a slope
Hi all. I've just had my first look at our part way built house (frame up and no roof). We're on a steep slope facing out to Bruny Island so plus is the views from the…
Poorly plumbed rainwater tank
Thanks heaps for your reply!
I've read your reply a few times and if I'm understanding it correctly, I should be ok making the following…
Masterton - Westwood
Pre construction starts when the contract is signed.
We signed the tender (deposit) 20th March and contract 20th May
Bosch Alarm 3000 Mobile phone alert
The problem is, whenever I arm the alarm, I start getting phone call from the alarm as soon as it's finished arming and it keeps calling my phone whenever I decline the…
Retaining wall to start on Monday
7 Months, No Brickie!
It's all too common right now in WA, most especially if you're with a BGC company, soon enough they'll probably issue you a price increase as well if you're extra lucky!
Dec 03, 2021 7:52 pm
Simonds Gallery prices
Hoping to start our home building journey soon! We have a bit of a tight budget and have found Simonds is fitting our budget and needs the most.
I have factored…
In your council specifications it needs to be a H2 slab or better due to mine subsidence.
There are two private FB groups where you can find a whole lot more info…
Floor plan thoughts
We have a similar layout in a 5x12 space, and there is a fair bit of room between each area. On top of that our modular L shaped sofa is pretty large, and we have an 8…
Robust towel rails?
We use grab/handrails in our bathroom for towel rails, which are availble in lenths of up to 1m.
This link will show you some examples:
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
I have used the guide to consider few options.. in fact I even downloaded the VIC guide to explore few variations..
Looks like we are at the same stage !! Good Luck
Bathroom floor much higher than main floor
Can't they just shave off part of that to make a smooth transition? We also have a level difference between bathroom floors and the adjacent area, but the way they managed…
Lot Street address wrong on the title
Is it 'wrong' or not as you expected it to be?
Are the covenants set by council or someone else? Your 'main entry' doesn't always have to be a driveway. It can be just a…