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5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
built in book shelves and desks

Another reason for not installing is the product used is usually veneer board and when the veneer get worn there is no fixing it up.

5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
Shower niche or shelves or baskets

I know that some of the larger builders charge around $800 for a niche.

5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
Wall hung toilet

Most builders would call up a variation due to the noggins required and yes extra cost for the unit.

5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
paving or concrete

What is was meaning with the pavers was the joints can become an issue with weeds and grasses growing in them overtime.

5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
soil test before purchase?

Cheap insurance you have got that right I have had clients purchase lots only to find out later that there was significant fill and of course not told anything by…

5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
Ducted gas heat with integrated cooling - Braemer or Brivis?

We use a Brivis gas ducted system and we have had no complaints, our customers have remarked to us on many occasions on the low running costs in comparison to…

5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
Do I need Sisalation AND Batts in roof?

Yes all homes should have sisalation (sarking) and insulation, they both have different purposes sisalation for condensation and insulation for its thermal qualities. Many building companies don’t install sisalation unless…

5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
Sound proofing the bedroom

Have you sorted the bedroom out yet? There are many great products around to take care of this issue. Sound check is an option a dense plaster board product with…

5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
Need advice about Laminated floating floors

Not sure if this will apply to you now as it's a year later but great product if installed properly and careful attention needs to be put into the levelling…

5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
floating vs glued flooring

I would advise to have the flooring able to move thus floating is a better way. Another large bonus with having a floating floor is that if any part of…

5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
Buying a sloping block Advice and Help

Sloping lots are often overlooked by many buyers due to the extra site costs involved. Having said that the cost of buying the land often has the extra site costs…

5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
Solar Hot water or water tank

In terms of costs savings to the home owner the solar unit will win hands down.

5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
What discount do the trades usually get on supplies

Most tradies get around 5-10% discount it all depends on the quantises purchased over time and that has bearing on the amount of discount achieved by the trade.

5 years5 yearsBerstan HomesBerstan Homes posted:
Is brivis air con a good brand

We install Brivis on all of our projects and have not a single complaint so that to me speaks for itself.

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