Building, Renovation & Maintenance
Screw piling chosen without the geotech report
There's only one thing worse than getting gouged with engineering variation increase$ And that's, 6 years down the track when you structural warranty is nearing an end,…
Who is Building Glenleigh With Kurmond Homes 2021?
Haddie, I started the planning about Sept2020 and had many versions of the floor plan revised. We are being advised that we can make additional changes during the colour…
Incorrect concrete pad level where water tank sits
There is more HH when relating to a charged RWT system (from gutter to top of tank or to the water level if plumbed with a Supadiverta system). This is different to a…
Carlisle changes beyond what salesperson says is possible
I just saw the Colorbond option on the Spectra site, just not sure if it is a no-charge option or if it comes at a cost. I understand that the salespeople can't say yes…
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread
No recent love for Carlisle?
Builder for lockup only, owner takes over to complete home?
One of the issues with building to lock up is the trades that overlap (rough in and fit off) and covering any issues. It's one of the reasons that builders are reluctant,…
Building a new house in Brisbane. AAC Cladding or Brick???
The AAC cladding product is fine, but the render systems in the market place do not provide joint protection. The AAC is rarely installed correctly. A lot of AAC…
Building Aegean 45 with Henley in Life Estate, Point Cook
Your plan looks great, very exciting!
windows, doors, bracing board exposed to rain during build
Hi all, just reposted my questions here: Are the materials still okay after being exposed to the rain for 1-2 months like this (not raining continuously though. A few days…
Getting charged for the material that was cut off. Does it m
Did you agree to the price he has charged you?
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )
Decisions decisions… really liking #2 and #4 , i like how #2 goes well with our existing colour but i also like how #4 pops
Builder wants to cancel contract or increase the price
All builders would be aware of this... they do get free legal advise from the MBA and HIA If you have the money to challenge the builder ... go for it
Anyone built with Profine Recently - SouthEast VIC
Hey Guys, I have signed the contract with Profine to build a house in Clyde North, VIC. So far finished with color selection, obtained building permit but the…
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