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3 d3 dBoroBoro 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…

4 d4 dBoroBoro 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?
5 d5 dBoroBoro 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...

5 d5 dBoroBoro 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…

25 d25 dBoroBoro 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.

26 d26 dBoroBoro 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…

26 d26 dBoroBoro 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 months2 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Coronavirus Impact to Build/On-Site Meetings.

are you able to share the name of your builder?

3 months3 monthsBoroBoro 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!

3 months3 monthsBoroBoro 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…

3 months3 monthsBoroBoro 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…

3 months3 monthsBoroBoro 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…

3 months3 monthsBoroBoro 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…

3 months3 monthsBoroBoro 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…

4 months4 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Beware: Sales Rep falsifying documents and signature

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

5 months5 monthsBoroBoro 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…

7 months7 monthsBoroBoro 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.

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro 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…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro 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…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Can you ‘upgrade’ frame with project builder?

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

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
What tree to plant

Hello everyone.
The council has provided me the approval to remove a tree on my property (which is causing me issues) with the condition of planting another tree (anywhere on the…

What tree to plant
8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Distance between House and Pool

The sewer is 1.6m deep. My pool builder is telling me that if the pool is deeper than the sewer (which is the case) then it can be at 1m…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Distance between House and Pool

I like pools close to the house too. My issue here though is there will be a passage between the pool and the house, and I want to know whether…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Distance between House and Pool

Hello everyone. I was hoping to get some feedback on my proposed pool and house position. I have a sewer line at the back of the block, thus limiting how…

10 months10 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Electrical Plan Feedback

I got it now, thank you!

10 months10 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Electrical Plan Feedback

Thanks darb74. Are you able to elaborate on the relocation of powerpoints ans switches. Maybe point an example on my plans as I am a bit confused....

10 months10 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Electrical Plan Feedback

thanks for the tips. I have two of these on the stairs (connected to a sensor light) and I'm not overly happy with the fact that each light costs 350…

10 months10 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Electrical Plan Feedback

Hello everyone!
I was hoping I could get some feedback on my electrical plans if possible. I've tried to implement all the feedback I read on this forum but am worried…

11 months11 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Electrical Appointment Tips

this is a great idea. thanks for that brokenstick.

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