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1 month1 monthBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Brick selection, PGH Platinum or Pewter?

Ring PGH tomorrow. Ask them for a list of home who have used those bricks. Go for a drive.
Forget internet photos or the display centres 2x2 meter wall. …

1 month1 monthBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

There’s two ede brae Facebook groups. Jump on them and ask.

2 months2 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Access to dig a pool

Works out about the same from the quotes I’ve got. Spend $5k fencing it off and covering throughout the build or $5k for reduced access fee.

3 months3 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Access to dig a pool

We have the space and have piered the house to accomodate a future pool when funds are flowing agin. I have a relative large side yard but it chokes down…

3 months3 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

If it’s a major bank there’s a good chance they have both worked with each other and it shouldn’t be a problem.

4 months4 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Yucca Aloifolia - Plant around House Foundation

Get rid of them. Pain in the *** to remove when they are bigger and their roots run for long distances. Not deep but long.

4 months4 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Recording your build with a drone

Cheers mate. My builder has a camera on the power pole as part of their package. Which takes a still every 15mins. I’m more keen to take different angle and…

4 months4 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Recording your build with a drone

Has anyone done time lapse of their build using a drone. Either with stills or video. I’m keen to do this and keen to see if anyone else has.

4 months4 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Join the Facebook group Building with Eden brae I think it’s called. Price lists in the files section.

7 months7 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

And how is this any different to any other project builder? They are all somewhat the same I'm afraid. If you want luxury and personalised Spec double the budget and…

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Drop Edged beam for Council but not CDC

Thanks
These are the drawings I signed off on my contract. If Im reading them correcty, there is no indication of drop Edge Beams. To be honest, I dont have…

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9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Drop Edged beam for Council but not CDC

Hoping someone can explain to me something as I feel like Ive been taken for a ride.
Long story short we failed CDC because of from setbacks (about 1m). I spoke…

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Knockdown - What to do with existing materials and parts?

Did it over a few weeks, house was empty, we'd moved out. Some of the time I just let people in and took the cash before they dismantled. Other times…

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Knockdown - What to do with existing materials and parts?

I sold just about everything, even things I didn't expect. Outdoor plants, hedges, powerpoints, ceiling fans, solar panels, hot water systems even a 30 year old ducted air con unit…

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

However, the challenge they have is proving delays are a result of COVID19.

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

With the coronavirus impacting the global market, I think shipping from China or even Europe now may be delayed. Builders obviously don't want their builds to go over allotted…

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

I think you'll find your quote from them is not time based. So you can shop around for a few months while the build is going on and then go…

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9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

So if I understand you correctly, if plans go to DA, council civil engineer will approve designs and inspect and certify the work once done?

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

Ive PMd you.

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

I was under the impression whoever built it should be able to certify their own work, assuming they are qualified to do the work in the first place.

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

So basically he’s going to charge you to give you approvals of his own design? The whole hydraulics industry is criminal. Who built the system?

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
acrylic water based gloss not smooth finish

Add a some water to the paint.

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Gas or induction hot plate?

Induction is far superior in every manner unless you are a regular wok user. Better control, safer with no open flames, faster heat up and cleaning an induction cooktop is…

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9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Can’t get over the sand. Lol. Complete opposite over here on the east coast with reactive clay.

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

laid? Or plus labour. Thanks

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Love your driveway. Do you mind me asking what that costs sqm? Stunning.

9 months9 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
New Build Extras Cost

Rule of thumb. Add a min 25% to your base price

10 months10 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
What have you done after handover and is it worth it?

I sat with my electrician (cousin) and went over the plans in detail. We mapped out the total electrical plan, then marked what he can do vs what they need…

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