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bda20

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Joined 18 February 2007
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14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
No to private inspection and no references

wow our bank used there PI on each stage of payment that would mean that our bank would not let us build with them if they didn't allow a PI…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
What annoys Me

I am not sure why people keep saying over and over again that private builders are so expensive etc etc. We are not spending any more than most people…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
Blue Rain House

What a beautiful house you have! Well done. Love the colours.

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
What annoys Me

So far my experience with local builders are:
- no job to small or to big - total crap - you do what you want, you come when you want…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
What annoys Me

Why are people getting so upset because someone is having a go at project builders? I have read many posts on this forum, where people say negative things about…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS?

Working in Qld where we don't have daylight savings, it is very frustrating organising/attending meetings with other staff from other states. Last week I attended a phone hookup, where…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
Woohoo - we may get solar panels!

Just thought I would let you know that most (3 of the 4 mobs) that I have got quotes from said that they will put up the $8000 rebate for…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
indicative costs - custom builder

Our custom designed home was approx $9K per square

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
Small Builder Questions

We went with a small builder, and organised our kitchen, flooring and concreting ourselves. Our builder was more than happy for us to do this separately and there was…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
What annoys Me

People keep saying that they couldn't build with a custom/private builder as they are so much more expensive, but we didn't find it more expensive, and especially when you look…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
enduroshield

Has anyone here used enduroshield on your shower screens or windows? Its a permanent protective coating that is supposed to make it really easy to clean glass and also…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
WHILE BUILDING YOUR HOME….

Our painter was fantastic. He gave us heaps of ideas, and made lots of suggestions along the way. He suggested a colour for the ceiling of our alfresco…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
What annoys Me

Whilst I am not knocking anyone who has gone with a project builder - after all it is a personal decision, I would have to say after reading some of…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
Project vs contract builder?

We are building in Brisbane and went with a private builder over a project builder, and it was the best decision we made. It really wasn't that much more…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
ANYONE WITH QUESTIONS?

Thanks so much for your suggestions Michelle. We are going with Inner space - I love that colour and it is very similar to the interior feature colour I…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
ANYONE WITH QUESTIONS?

Ohh you are talking about the rendered posts!! :lol: I thought you were talking about my photo posts (I think it is…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
ANYONE WITH QUESTIONS?

bda20, I don’t see any posts? Where are they?


I am having a bad afternoon :roll: I was just trying to…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
ANYONE WITH QUESTIONS?

Wow - thanks so much for the advice Michelle. Now that we have to make a final decision I am getting very stressed about it. My husband felt…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
ANYONE WITH QUESTIONS?

bda20…..you might want to try and make the photo a little larger.
I can’t see a thing.


Hi Michelle, if you click on the photo it opens it in image…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
ANYONE WITH QUESTIONS?

Hi Michelle
This is a photo of our house when it was almost finished with the bricks (there will also be brick pillars in the entry). We have to give…

ANYONE WITH QUESTIONS?
14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
hypocrite government

yes parker I am saying I wanted to hook the whole house to it but not allowed and al do you realise how many houses run on tank water only…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
hypocrite government

In brisbane we are at an all time low in our dams so water is like gold (you know the 4 min shower timer we all got) and I for…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
Safety of Plastic Tanks & Piping

everyone is talking about the tanks but what about the pvc plumbing to get the water to the tank???? I have never heard of a food grade pipe??

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
Woohoo - we may get solar panels!

if you want to upgrade later you have to spend a bit more up front as Yak_Chat said you have to get a bigger inverter that I have been geting…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
Woohoo - we may get solar panels!

if you want to upgrade later you have to spend a bit more up front as Yak_Chat said you have to get a bigger inverter that I have been geting…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
Roof: Colourbond vs Tiles

We are currently renting a house with a tiled roof. Over the last few months, my husband has locked himself out of our house twice - one during the…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
Our progress so far **updated 9/9**

Mek - we are putting a lowline tv unit along the wall underneath the window with a 3 seater chaise facing it.

Law18 - we have used Stipple seal…

Our progress so far **updated 9/9**
14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
Our progress so far **updated 9/9**

Some updated photos - they were busy this week! Doors have been hung, architraves are on, tiles have been delivered, plaster has been set and bricks are almost finished.…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
Our progress so far **updated 9/9**

Here are some new photos. As it has been raining all week in Brisbane, they haven't been able to do the bricks yet, but the plasterers have been busy…

14 years14 yearsbda20bda20 posted:
Round or Square Vanity Basins

I like both, but everyone I know is going square, so we decided to go round to be different.

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