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Joined 28 November 2019
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13 d13 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

Was originally 291k, we upgraded the kitchen bench top to level 3 stone which added 7k. There is no way we would have got it for that now, that was…

13 d13 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

Here is a copy of the Plan for those interested.

Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing
13 d13 dBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

Just an update on an old post, well its nearly finished and it has been a smooth process so far and at a good price. These photos are a few…

1 month1 monthBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Walk In Shower Width

Our new build has 2 walk in showers, we pulled the openings back from original 1000mm to one is 750mm and the other is 790mm and they are fine.

1 month1 monthBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Frameless Pool Fencing Panel Shattered when moving it

Holy crap. That is scarry stuff.

2 months2 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
URGENT HELP NEEDED BAL RATING

Our build is at lockup in W.A and BAL 19. 340m2 total area and added 7.5k to build. 5mm toughened glass all around. Full anticon to roof. Steel fly screens.…

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2 months2 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
What determines roof height?

I think you'll find that most roofs are pitched at 22.5 degrees siheight is determined by width and height of walls.

2 months2 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
What determines roof height?

Maths. !!

3 months3 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Gift for site supervisor?

I have bought the different tradies a carton of beer here and there. But I rarely see or hear from the site supervisor. I would rather reward the guys performing…

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4 months4 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
how many tenders does it take... to get to the winner?

We got 3 quotes, you will get a feel where the price should be pretty quickly. 2 of ours were within 10k of each other.

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4 months4 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Timber floor or porcelain tiles

We had direct stuck engineered flooring in blackbutt, and while it always looked beautiful we found you had to be carefull as it marked easily. Even moving out the fridge…

Timber floor or porcelain tiles
4 months4 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Skirtings/walls not straight

If the wall is gyprock then its where they put the steel external trim on then build up the plaster to form the corner.

Skirtings/walls not straight
4 months4 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Did you install 1 or 2 instantaneous gas hot water systems

Same here, we have opted for 2 instantaneous gas water heaters in our build as our last house you had to wait forever and wasted so much water waiting for…

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4 months4 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Consider the placement of the door frames in the walls. We have a feature wall in our entry and would have liked to cover it with a nice timber feature…

4 months4 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
new build. brocken bricks used throughout internal brickwork

Yes I can see it.
I am interested to see as we have just finished our bricklaying in Perth as well.

4 months4 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
new build. brocken bricks used throughout internal brickwork

Cant view any of the photos??

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4 months4 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Rats and Dust (Lots of) in the Roof of New Home- Is this Nor

In a heating system air is taken out of the rooms in the house then passed through a heating coil and returned to the house as heated air. It shouldn't…

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5 months5 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Building Dale Alcock's Archipelago in Wellard, WA

We went 31c in the bedrooms because in summer I want to install ceiling fans rather than running the ducted aircon all night so you can sleep.

5 months5 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Swelling of laminated floorboards

I agree if it is sealed underneath then it can only be from mopping. In reality how often are they mopping the floor, its not something that needs doing every…

5 months5 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Building Dale Alcock's Archipelago in Wellard, WA

Good idea with the ceilings at 31 courses, We have the whole house including the garage at 31c and now that it is all bricked up it looks fantastic, really…

5 months5 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Building Dale Alcock's Archipelago in Wellard, WA

Good choice on the Archipelago it is a good design especially the master and ensuite design also the kitchen pantry and laundry is excellent. I would have just closed in…

5 months5 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Swelling of laminated floorboards

Our engineered floor in Perth was bonded to the slab so it is not drummy when walked on, not sure how the original posters is installed. 2 coats of waterproofing…

5 months5 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Swelling of laminated floorboards

I know when I did our engineered flooring that I applied the blue bostik membrane (Applied with a roller 2 coats) and then applied the glue and floor. Do you…

5 months5 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Tips for saving on home design?

Big tip, go and see other builders. Mind you they have all put up their prices I would think in the current climate. Any reason you have chosen DA's??

5 months5 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
How to buy Land?

A good little tip for buying any property is to put in a Dial Before you Dig request on the block. They send you back all the known service's and…

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5 months5 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Total Newbie - Building Questions/Appliances/Customisation

We are currently building in Perth and I just added the items I wanted to supply l into the contract. Induction cooktop model XYZ supplied by owner installed by builder.…

5 months5 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Tile insert shower grates - injury risk

I know my wife has cut herself when removing the stainless grate to clean the drain trough. The edges on the grate are very sharp.

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5 months5 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
Questions to ask builder

Try and get your head around how they actually build a house and do some research on what way is best. Here in Perth construction of a house differs from…

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5 months5 monthsBrett0004Brett0004 posted:
What do you wish you knew before you built?

The 2 Home Builder packages!!

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