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4 months4 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Hi Hildzy,
Hope you don't get a SS like mine during the early stages of the build.
If it is double story then I would say Jan next year but if you…

4 months4 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Nice design. Where are you building mate?

4 months4 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Email sent.

4 months4 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Hay.. PM me your email and I'll send you the price list. What size are you building??

5 months5 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Hay Hildzy,
Good luck with the build.
Just be mentally prepared that the construction might take 12 months.. FS is too slow..they are trying to improve it but I think it would…

6 months6 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Hay.. my tiler said he can takeoff the skirtings during tiling. It is not the best thing to do but if you want to save 30% builders margin then I…

6 months6 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Finally kitchen is in...benchtop and splash back to follow...

6 months6 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Hay... thx. Door was included in FS standard inclusions..paid $600 for the stain. Garage door in timber coat finish was $1400..my garage door is 2.7m high..1050 sounds right for the…

6 months6 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Thanks mate.. hopefully they will install a strip as well to the lip of the door

6 months6 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

I apologise..
R2.0 is for walls .. n R3.5 for ceiling..
If ur in syd then i m happy to send u a photo of my contract..

6 months6 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

For a 42Sq home:
R3.5 Ceiling = $540
R2.0 Ceiling = $528

6 months6 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

After long long delays finally house is shaping up... we are at the lockup stage..but still too many small issues..which need to be rectified..
Got a chance to sneak in...so…

8 months8 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Thanks mate. Will do.
Did u find any? Did they fix the one in kitchen??

8 months8 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Mate.. my SS retired so it took FS 11 weeks to find a replacement..still getting the roof done..

8 months8 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Allcastle Grandworth 42.5

normally builders do add extra site costs on top of the basic allowance..I had to pay 38k in site costs...and 6500 in additional BASIX costs..
just check with the builder that…

8 months8 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Allcastle Grandworth 42.5

Add 35k for site cost...12-15k for landscaping..10k driveway..5-10k for windows covering..
Things add up pretty quick...

10 months10 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

newhouse22.. can you please confirm if the bradford wrap around the outer walls of the house is an upgrade or standard item with PD??

10 months10 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Anyone thinking of going with larger porcelain tiles for the bathroom with Firstyle... my advise is stay away....following is the quote I received to upgrade to porcelain from ceramic...I have…

11 months11 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Thanks guys. Just waiting for the rendering to start now...
Jordann..ur right..blanket gotta have insulation..hopefully can convince the constrution management...

11 months11 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Following are my Electrical Plans...

11 months11 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Thanks BnR...still a long way to go...
new2build...just include all the upgrades you can think of into the tender…

Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq
11 months11 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

It may sound funny...but yap in the photos they do appear brown..but in reality they are more like dark grey...with a touch of brown... I do want them to the…

11 months11 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Finally the builder has started to clean the upper level bricks..I am happy with the color of the bricks as I have seen ppl on this forum having issues with…

11 months11 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

See below. Prices are as of Sep 2016
LED DL = $160
LED DL Provision (Batten) = $60
Double Socket = $46
External Light Point = $100
Heat fan w/two lamps ducted = $507
Heat fan…

11 months11 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39

Good going Jordann...Seems you will move in before me..:-D

11 months11 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Thanks Jordann...I think I'll go with the builder as installing the cabling later is an headache due to lack of access in the ceiling..

11 months11 monthsBhootBhoot posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Hi Everyone,
I have just been quoted $1320 for the installation of 6 speaker cables for my Home theater.
Do you find it fair??

1 year1 yearBhootBhoot posted:
New home - First Stage from Jandson Homes

Unless you can see some significant cracks.. i won't be worried too much.. just do some measurement to ensure the size matches to your drawings..

1 year1 yearBhootBhoot posted:
Glass splashback behind rangehood?

Yap... I have got it. Its an upgrade though. My home is still under construction so can't share any photo.

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