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19 d19 dBrickfaceBrickface 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…

26 d26 dBrickfaceBrickface 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.

1 month1 monthBrickfaceBrickface 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.

1 month1 monthBrickfaceBrickface 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…

1 month1 monthBrickfaceBrickface 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.

1 month1 monthBrickfaceBrickface 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.

4 months4 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…

6 months6 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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6 months6 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…

6 months6 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…

6 months6 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…

6 months6 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

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

6 months6 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…

7 months7 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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7 months7 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?

7 months7 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

Ive PMd you.

7 months7 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.

7 months7 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?

7 months7 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
acrylic water based gloss not smooth finish

Add a some water to the paint.

7 months7 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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7 months7 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.

7 months7 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

laid? Or plus labour. Thanks

7 months7 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

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

7 months7 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
New Build Extras Cost

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

7 months7 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…

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

Yep. thats a lot of money for a bit of 40x30mm off cut with a couple screws each side.

7 months7 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
What have you done after handover and is it worth it?

Single or double story?
Electrical any and everywhere you can.
Butlers pantry would also be a significant saving. Just get them cap off the pluming.
Carpet
Are you doing a knock down.…

7 months7 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Cremorne 35 with Eden Brae

Who was your sales person and client liaison officer?

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