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14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Carport - Rotting posts - what to do??

McReidy
Do as Al suggested. Simple, cheap and they will last for life.

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Why name of builders was masked out?

news updated, common sense prevails
:lol: :lol:
Lawsuit over forum comments withdrawn
Asher Moses
September 19, 2007 - 11:30AM
...
Ironically, the negative word of…

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Independant Building Inspectors

Good to hear. lol.

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
My House Extension ..... the story so far.....

Cool, man.
Quite professional.

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Custom builder or Owner builder ?

Another great article.
The question is how you can find a good builder.

Choosing a builder and tradesmen
March 2007
By Sarah Mills
Disaster stories involving tradesmen are legend. Botchy work, ******* materials, brutish behaviour…

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Custom builder or Owner builder ?

Al - thanks for your info
The following is an interesting article about building your dream home. Maybe of help to novices like me.
Building your own home
By Pam Walkley, Money Magazine,…

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Independant Building Inspectors

Don't know about other states. In NSW you're legally obliged to either pay council fees or your own licenced private certifier to certify each major stages of the building process…

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Why name of builders was masked out?

It seems strange that we can't spell out builder names. It helps to boot confidence or raise awareness to other members who might consider/re-consider their decision to have their house…

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Why name of builders was masked out?

I think both Homeone and Whirlpool are called Community forum. Privately owned but for general public usage.

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
My House Extension ..... the story so far.....

Thanks Al
Please continue posting pixs and heaps of pixs. I'm interested on seeing how your project going.
How long do you reckon to take you to complete the project?

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Why name of builders was masked out?

I guess some members must have been curious why names of indispute home builders have been masked out either by the thread owners or the website moderators.
Here is the reason.…

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
I'm going to start a building company...

what the heck!

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Building cost first up! And what do all these people do?

Structural engineers - to check and certify buildings for their structural adequacy; to certify designs for submission of plans for Building Licence approval.
I was told it would cost around $2000-$5000…

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
We've Signed with Clarendon

Man
I've seen this display house. I like it. Nice design. Did you pay extra to get higher ceilings? Their standard is about 2.6m & 2.4m, right?

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Handover is Tomorrow!

Did you employ a private certifier or you just accepted the one recommended by your builder?
For the former, your certifier would do a final inspection just before the handover and…

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Custom builder or Owner builder ?

Thanks Yak_Chat.
It's all too hard. When going for a builder, you hope that the builder will take the headach from you. But then like some members here, their experience…

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
henley home builders

I don't think so mate.
I guess the forum moderator did that to avoid the situation where the big firm might sue the website i.e. for defamation.

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
henley home builders

I've seen the name of the builder. Now it has been masked out. That means these big cowboys continue to flourish?

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Advice Needed - What would you do?

Dang, too many problems with project home builders !

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
henley home builders

Such a scary experience !
Hope that you guys finally get things sorted out in your favor.

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Custom builder or Owner builder ?

I have an old and presentable federation full brick house. I have planned to build a 210m2 double storey brick veneer extension at the back (105m2 each level)…

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Custom builder & Extension cost in Sydney?

Thanks Matt.
How is your dream house going? Is your kitchen ready yet?

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
2nd Storey Addition

I'm interested in seeing how you guy doing an OB. Please post your progress.

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Final Inclusion list and a quote

It's hard to tell. Yours is around $1000/m2. Custom builder is always dearer. If you go to Clarendon, it'd probably cost you about $700/m2 (excluding site cost) .

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Custom builder & Extension cost in Sydney?

Thanks Matt.
Was it for a single or double storeys? Was it concrete or timber on the ground floor?

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Custom builder & Extension cost in Sydney?

Any idea ppl?
It seems that Sydney ppl aren't interested in renovation but knocking off their old house to build a new one?

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Building - Mortgage Issue

Normally the bank will pay directly to your builder. They will either write you a cheque or direct credit to your account any amount that you had paid to…

14 years14 yearsBuggyBuggy posted:
Custom builder & Extension cost in Sydney?

1) Have anyone recently been doing renovation or about to? Is cost of building yours close to the cost guide by ArchiCentre?
EXTENSIONS - Upper Level ($) Shell only
Single Room (20m2)…

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