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12 h12 hSejaeDSejaeD posted:
KDR - Fencing

Hi Kotex
Temp fencing is pretty cheap, Just for the frontage you're probably going to spend $150/week.
What most demo companies do is to include say 3 months work of fencing which…

16 h16 hSejaeDSejaeD posted:
how much does gyprock ceiling cost now?

Hi Tangle88
What city/area are you in because costs vary across the country?
Cheers
Simeon

1 d1 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
National Tiles & Metricon homes - Drummy Tiles

Thanks for adding that detail.
As with a lot of the Aus Standards there is a standard and then there is best practice. I called a few industry colleagues this morning…

1 d1 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Someone pls give me some advice regarding stone in kitchen**

Courtney
$11,000 sounds like a fair price. Installing stone is a pretty easy process for the experts so I would definitely not be handing over $18,000 to the builder, especially when…

2 d2 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
National Tiles & Metricon homes - Drummy Tiles

Dont Metricon offer a lifetime guarantee...or is that just on structure??? :)
Quickly, not being a tile expert in terms of completely understanding the code of the…

2 d2 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
NSW Hills District - Knock Down Rebuild

Lion
There are some good builders based in the Hills. Really comes down to you budget.
If you have $1.5m then I would speak to Homestead or Chateau, even Meadowbank who are…

2 d2 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Someone pls give me some advice regarding stone in kitchen**

Hi Courtney
Do you mind if I ask how much he is charging as the upgrade? I just had the same stone priced for a kitchen with a massive island, splash…

4 d4 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Duplex Build - Cumberland Council NSW

just saying that I used to be the NSW GM of Metricon in charge of building the duplexes, probably built around 300 or so, and those in charge now are…

5 d5 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Starting Over - Custom Build

Looking forward to reading the updates on your journey :)

6 d6 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
onsite stormwater detention system

check out these guys. the 16,000 litre version costs $7000 plus GST, far more cost effective then building out of blockwork
https://www.australiantanks.com.au/on-s ... n-systems/
I can send you…

6 d6 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Duplex Build - Cumberland Council NSW

All this talk of rain gardens I thought i should post some photos so people can understand what I was talking about
Ra

7 d7 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Duplex Build - Cumberland Council NSW

Stewie,
You're right. I think the point of this discussion began when someone was quoted $70-90k :) the point we were agreeing on was that there are…

7 d7 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Duplex Build - Cumberland Council NSW

found a place that pre-makes them in concrete and you just crane them in. The actual cost of the tank is about $7k and you have to factor in excavation,…

8 d8 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Duplex Build - Cumberland Council NSW

We can do a 16,000 litre concrete OSD under a driveway for a touch under 20k and that includes rock excavation, cranes, plumbing etc. If you have to bigger…

10 d10 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Stormwater discharge: easement or drainage system?

Rob
You get today's prize for the deep dive you did! that clause 2.3 is very interesting. I have never seen that imposed before, I just went and re read the…

11 d11 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Stormwater discharge: easement or drainage system?

Jacthan
Apologies in advance for the length of this post but it is a very complex issue.
Rob wrote a well considered response based on going through council and his actual experience…

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11 d11 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Build over/next sewer and overland flow

Lindsaytam
So you can compare, it costs us around $600/lineal metre to encase a sewer and then you have to allow some money fo design fees and other stuff. So if…

12 d12 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Stormwater discharge: easement or drainage system?

Monica
As promised I finally got an answer on your stormwater system from my Hydraulic engineer.
I will send you a PM to explain how CDC engineering works. From what you have…

12 d12 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Montgomery Homes Lock Up Only

Hi Wegzmatt
Maybe a dumb question, but have you asked Montgomery?
Alternatively, and I am sure you have thought this through, why don't you just get your plans drawn up and either…

14 d14 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Soil Classification Test

The answer is yes it is a very prudent idea, not many people in the residential sector would do it though. It's very common the large scale development world. Those…

14 d14 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Water leakage in new townhouse

Unfortunately 10 tubes of silicone aren't going to fix your water leak.
That flashing needs to be completely replaced and recessed into the render.
If I were you I would look for…

15 d15 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
KDR - Clarendon Stamford 38 (NSW)

Thanks for clarifying

17 d17 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Blueboard vs. Marine Plywood

Couldn't agree more.
If the backing is going to be black to accentuate the Aluminium battons I would even consider using form ply as it comes standard in black,…

21 d21 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Gj Gardner or Montgomery?

Hi Natalie3
That's fantastic that you have found a builder you are happy with. It's great hearing stories of builders who are doing the right thing by their customers.
What would be…

22 d22 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Gj Gardner or Montgomery?

Hi Chiz
Without knowing the specifics of your design and site that price does sound expensive.
We are working on quite a few custom builds on the upper north shore even just…

22 d22 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Gj Gardner or Montgomery?

Hi Natalie
I had a friend who built with GJ Gardiner in Brookvale who were very happy. Also have a friend who built with Montgomery in Avoca, also very happy
Hope you…

23 d23 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
KDR - Clarendon Stamford 38 (NSW)

Hi Thanh
thanks for your response. Great Vietnamese name by the way :)
my question was a bit more specific than your post mentioned. I was curious as…

23 d23 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Invoices and receipts from builder

Can you be a bit more specific? do you have a contract in place, if so what type of work and contract and what is the actual problem?
Are you asking…

23 d23 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Mcdonald Jones homes or Clarendon Homes.

roof leaks suck, The main point of building a shelter is to stay dry right!

23 d23 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Mcdonald Jones homes or Clarendon Homes.

My tip is do a search on here for "Boston 36". There is a great thread from a guy who built in Sylvania. His ended up costing round $720,000 and…

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