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Joined 9 December 2010
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5 years5 yearsBuilderBoyBuilderBoy posted:
Large Drain in the way of my proposed driveway - what to do

im knocking down the current house and building a new house. are there minimum requirements for how much curve a drive way can have into a carport. I would prefer…

5 years5 yearsBuilderBoyBuilderBoy posted:
Large Drain in the way of my proposed driveway - what to do

Hi,
How do I put my proposed new driveway over this drain.
Will it be difficult and costly?

5 years5 yearsBuilderBoyBuilderBoy posted:
Heating/Cooling small 3 bed townhouse

By compact ducts I mean smaller ducts in diameter.
I like the idea to maybe have a split down stairs though....as the area is only 10m x 8m

6 years6 yearsBuilderBoyBuilderBoy posted:
Heating/Cooling small 3 bed townhouse

Building a townhouse with 3 Bedrooms upstairs. However we have limited cupboard space to hide ducts for heating/cooling.
Is it best to use splits? Or is there a compact ducted system…

6 years6 yearsBuilderBoyBuilderBoy posted:
My Draftsman quote - please view!

Its more work than your normal run of mill block....so im trying to justify his price. But if im getting ripped of Im hoping someone can say yes or no.…

6 years6 yearsBuilderBoyBuilderBoy posted:
My Draftsman quote - please view!

Thanks for checking it out everyone.....Its a tiny (block in a very nice area. Has heritage & flood plane overlay & under 300sq restrictions. Getting a town planner to help…

6 years6 yearsBuilderBoyBuilderBoy posted:
My Draftsman quote - please view!

Does this quote seem steep.
Im on a heritage overlay.
STAGE 1; (Deposit) DESIGN DEVELOPMENT.
-Design consultation meeting
-Site Visit/Measure Up
-Conceptual Drawings -As deposit $2000.00
1 x Interim stage payments of $2,000.00 $2000.00
STAGE…

6 years6 yearsBuilderBoyBuilderBoy posted:
Anyone had a builder build to lock up & then OB fit out?

Mapcalla - I need the same answer.

Also of total cost of the build, do you think getting to lock up (inlcuding plastering) would cost about 50% of the total…

7 years7 yearsBuilderBoyBuilderBoy posted:
Plans Approved > Were Do I Start ?

Have you got quotes for everything, tradesmen ready?

7 years7 yearsBuilderBoyBuilderBoy posted:
Draftsman/Designer $ per/hr

cool, thanks guys.
Thats only preliminary stages.
Then come proper plans to apply for building permit.
Which will bring the total around the 6k mark.
Scary as this is my first build, ive got…

7 years7 yearsBuilderBoyBuilderBoy posted:
Draftsman/Designer $ per/hr

Hi,
I did a quick search but couldn't find the topic.
I've got a Draftsman/Designer helping design a small townhouse on small block. Area has heritage overlay, flood plane overlay & under…

7 years7 yearsBuilderBoyBuilderBoy posted:
BUILD OR RENOVATE - HELP!

Thanks is does help a bit.
Only reason we want to renovate is because it has high ceilings and huge glass windows front and back. If we knocked down we wouldn't…

7 years7 yearsBuilderBoyBuilderBoy posted:
BUILD OR RENOVATE - HELP!

I bought a tiny block in a nice suburb with a small old 2 bed 1 bathroom townhouse (brick downstairs, timber upstairs), bought at the peak of market few months…

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