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17 d17 dBobjaneBobjane posted:
What stage are Pilings Installed?

Oh thanks for the reply. I remember asking my inspector at the slab inspection pre-pour about the piling and he said it’s installed later.
So either he didn’t know what he…

17 d17 dBobjaneBobjane posted:
What stage are Pilings Installed?

Hi anyone know what stage the pilings are installed?
I assumed it was be at the slab stage but it wasn’t and now they have started the brickwork.
See pic below for…

What stage are Pilings Installed?
1 month1 monthBobjaneBobjane posted:
Surfmist vs other whites for external colours

Here are a few pics I found with dark bricks and surfmist garage.

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1 month1 monthBobjaneBobjane posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

In our rental we have floor to ceiling tiling (fully tiled) and there is tiles behind the vanity and mirror.

2 months2 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

WOWZA! Very pretty indeed! Btw do you have an instagram page for your build?

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3 months3 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
HIA contract advice

Yes this is normal to prevent thief during the build. Not sure about the others

3 months3 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Is my potential double garage build too small?

Nope they actually had to make the garage door smaller from 5.2 to 5.1 because of council requirements

3 months3 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Is my potential double garage build too small?

Ended up with a 6,090 x 6,700 garage with a 5,110 wide opening for the door.

Is my potential double garage build too small?
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3 months3 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
House designs for a square block

Search up “Squat lot floorplans” on google and you’ll get a lot of ideas for square block designs.
I’m a big fan of squat lot designs because you can get…

3 months3 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Roof Range hood installation

It depends on the model. What model are you getting? Some of their rangehood models can be up upwards of $2000+
Make sure you get them to specify the model number…

3 months3 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Change to Floorplan after signing PPA

Yes you can make structural changes but depending on the builder it might cost a fee.
I even made structural changes after the HIA contract was signed and after we got…

4 months4 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Building a Rawson home at Wyee, Central Coast.

What colour combination is your roof and gutter?
Looks like basalt roof and monument gutters?

5 months5 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Help! How to decide on a builder without quotes

Yeah weird. I just contacted another builder today and was told if I wanted an initial quote that would cost me $500, and was told it would take over a…

5 months5 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Tile insert shower grates - injury risk

Yeah we have the 900mm tile insert shower grate in our rental and never had an issue with it while taking a shower.
However when I went to clean it like…

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5 months5 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Penalties for cancelling before preliminary works assessment

My experience is that the PPA is not the same as the HIA contract and you can walk away but you will lose your deposit.
In terms of being charged further…

5 months5 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Water Proofing for Floor to Ceiling Tiling?

Yeah that’s what I was worried about. If you look at the pic above, they recommend the entire wall of the cavity slider to be water proofed as well.

5 months5 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Water Proofing for Floor to Ceiling Tiling?

Hi I was quoted close to $5k to upgrade our ensuite and bathroom to floor to ceiling tiling and when I asked why it was almost the same price as…

Water Proofing for Floor to Ceiling Tiling?
5 months5 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
What is the cost to upgrade to a garage door like this?

Yeah I asked for a garage upgrade and was quote just over $5k for the upgrade
https://forum.homeone.com.au/u/89639_1592568149.jpeg
This was the type i wanted. Centurion Architectural Garage Door Series

What is the cost to upgrade to a garage door like this?
5 months5 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Narrow Block - 7.5m Frontage - Hammond Park WA

I think double garage is fine. If anything it can be used as extra storage space.
Can’t put windows east because that’s a boundary wall.
If you really wanted more natural…

Narrow Block - 7.5m Frontage - Hammond Park WA
6 months6 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Kitchen layout - U or Island

Yeah it depends on where the kitchen is placed. Show the full pic. By the looks of it your kitchen is placed in the corner so a U shaped kitchen…

6 months6 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds

Yeah. During constriction there’s progress payments and the bank will use the grants to fund the first stage cause that’s when they get paid, then use your original deposit to…

6 months6 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
First Build HGWA- Rivervale

Such an amazing home! Those are some really big wall tiles in your ensuite. Looks nice!

6 months6 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Internal brick walls VS timber stud frames?

Yea I know the outside walls are double brick but I was talking about the internal ones.
I’m happy about brick internal walls though so I don’t need to add…

6 months6 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds

From what my bank told me, it can’t be used as a deposit.
My friend said it goes toward reducing your overall mortgage.

6 months6 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Internal brick walls VS timber stud frames?

Hi I wanted to take advantage of the grants seeing as our construction hasn’t started yet.
I’m told in WA the internal walls are brick so insulation cannot be added in-between…

6 months6 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds

Do you have a link to that announcement? As far as I know it’s the 25k Homebuilder grant and 10k FHOG so 35k.

6 months6 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
What Colours do you think this facade has?

Oh yes you’re right on the gutters. It’s either monument/night sky. I got confused about the difference between gutters and fascias.
I actually think the roof is shale grey on closer…

6 months6 monthsBobjaneBobjane posted:
What Colours do you think this facade has?

Hi I like these colours but I‘m not 100% sure what colours they are. What do you think for the following?
Roof:
Gutters:
Fascias:
Render:
I think it’s:
Roofs: Surfmist? Maybe shale grey?
Gutters: Surfmist…

What Colours do you think this facade has?
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