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1 year1 yearBoroBoro posted:
Weep holes around drop edge beam

I am in the process of organising landscaping for our newly built house and have a question regarding weep holes and the drop edge beam.
We have a drop edge beam…

Weep holes around drop edge beam
2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

i was given the same NO answer, but for no specific reason, just been asked to add as many network cables as I need.
Your best bet is a good relationship…

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Building with Rawson - delays?

I went through a similar situation (with another builder) whereby I was told to go ahead with the demolition as the CDC will be approved any moment now and the…

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Is fence extension legal around the pool?

Unfortunately the pailings are on my side. I wander is removing the pailings, putting a sleeper at the bottom, and re-nailing the pailings back is an option?

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Is fence extension legal around the pool?

I am building a pool as part of a new build but due to a slight slope in the backyard, one side of the pool (1m away from boundary fence)…

Is fence extension legal around the pool?
2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Did you install 1 or 2 instantaneous gas hot water systems

I am building a 42sq house with 3 baths (main bath and en-suite on first level and powder room with shower on ground floor).
We are a family of 4 and…

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

wow! that price is ridiculous, $300-$400 for each conduit when materials are under $10 and it takes 5 min to attach each of them to the frame!

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Thanks Sam. Was that price for each conduit? I'm trying to get a feel for what each conduit from a Ground Floor wall into the ceiling would cost (I have…

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Has anyone been successful in having Eden Brae install conduit for future data/electrical runs? If yes, how much did they charge?

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Which wall would you put the home theatre screen on?

Thanks for the detailed response. Do you have a sketch with your room and speaker position at all? The more I read, the more I get confused, I also wanted…

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Which wall would you put the home theatre screen on?

I've never had a home theatre room in my homes nor used a projector type arrangement but now am about to start building a new house and decided on a…

Which wall would you put the home theatre screen on?
2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Take CDC approval to another builder

Thanks StructuralBIMGuy, in the end, decided to proceed with the same builder, but was considering the available options...

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Building Inspector Sydney - looking for recommendations

Looking for recommendations on a building inspector for a New House build in Sydney, north side.
I am considering Houspect, but unfortunately, they don't do pre-slab inspections.
Southwest Property Inspections has been…

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Bathroom Floor and Wall tiles alignment

good pick Chippy.
Looking at the offset between the first and last tile, i can see now that the tiles are a different size.

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Bathroom Floor and Wall tiles alignment

Thanks for the feedback. Agree, the workmanship on this job is terrible.
The pictures are not from my build however, they are from someone else who is building with the same…

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Bathroom Floor and Wall tiles alignment

I was hoping others can share their experience on dealing with their builder with regards to aligning the bathroom floor and wall tiles.
I cam across a post where someone building…

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Coronavirus Impact to Build/On-Site Meetings.

are you able to share the name of your builder?

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Knockdown - What to do with existing materials and parts?

you did well at $15K. I made about $5K on my demo sale and was very happy!

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

you will find that there are clauses in your building contract that allows them to use replacement products similar to original (where original no longer available) or offer products with…

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Take CDC approval to another builder

done by the builder (heavily modified from their standard). Assuming I can "buy" the plans, are there any other procedural issues? As in, can the process continue from here, or…

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Take CDC approval to another builder

As the title indicates, my question is, if you have CDC approval, can you change builders? Or can you ask a new builder to quote based on the CDC conditions…

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
What have you done after handover and is it worth it?

Hi Brickface,
Would you by any chance be able to share you hydraulic plans and quote? I just got a quote from my builder and it came at over 50K, depite…

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
New Build Extras Cost

Who are you building with? It feels like all of my upgrades had an extra zero compared to yours :(. I can't believe how cheap some…

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Beware: Sales Rep falsifying documents and signature

would be interesting to know which builder this was...

2 years2 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Cremorne 35 with Eden Brae

Totally agree with Brickface...$100K will be the minimum you need to budget.
We started with a list price (after their Autumn offer discount of $30K) at just under $400K (for a…

3 years3 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Distance between House and Pool

in my case it will be over 3M from the closes point of the house. I am told we don't need any additional protection.

3 years3 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Can you ‘upgrade’ frame with project builder?

We made the internal dimensions smaller. The external ones stayed the same. I have big rooms anyway so it didn't bother me.
I also initially upgraded the frame spacing to be…

3 years3 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Can you ‘upgrade’ frame with project builder?

Eden Brae, but the others were prepared to do it too.
What I found is that sales and admin don't know much about "non-standard" things, unless they cam across it in…

3 years3 yearsBoroBoro posted:
Can you ‘upgrade’ frame with project builder?

I did. Cost me about $800 to upgrade on a 42sq house

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