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7 d7 dcs212cs212 posted:
Timber Fencing Recommendation - Brisbane Northside

Hi, anyone can recommend a good, affordable timber fencing company up Brisbane Northside, in North Lakes area?
We require Good-Neighbour fencing for a job early next year (Jan / Feb).
Ta.

22 d22 dcs212cs212 posted:
Help please! First time building with Bold on the Gold Coast

Omg, now I am getting worried. But I agree that their service quality has worsen since we signed the final contract.

1 month1 monthcs212cs212 posted:
Transfer of Names on Title of Land

Hi,
How long does transfer of names on land title takes?
We purchased an empty lot of land (it was a small subdivision from a private seller) and the land was titled…

1 month1 monthcs212cs212 posted:
Build mistake - advice needed

Hi,
Thanks for that~~ Yes we definitely realised that we need to re-check again and again. I guess we trusted them a bit too much. Can't believe we are all paying…

1 month1 monthcs212cs212 posted:
Build mistake - advice needed

OMG, I know this is quite a late post but I can't believe I am having the same issue at the moment. From the beginning of our meetings with the…

2 months2 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Small gap between brick post and wall.

Hi,
After finalising all of our contract and drawings for our house.. we’ve totally overlooked the fact that one of the front brick piers will leave 13cm gap between the post…

2 months2 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Do you need Council Approval for Ground-Level Floor Decking?

Hi,
I am in Queensland, Moreton Bay Council. I was reading about decking and found that in the council website, it mentioned that council approval is required for decking on floor…

Do you need Council Approval for Ground-Level Floor Decking?
2 months2 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Things not included in builders price

Depends which builders you go to. Check and ask for their inclusions. One builder can have more than one inclusions depending on your budget. Some builders have their inclusions on…

2 months2 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Driveway

hi, can I ask how wide is your driveway crossover? just curious to see with the driveway that will be for my build.

2 months2 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Home builder scheme

Hi, I'm not sure which state you're in but here in Qld, the application has been released and one of the requirements is that if you're applying as a couple,…

2 months2 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Should we start looking looking for a builder already?

2 months will go quickly. You need heaps of time to find the builders that suit you, find a house layout that you like or may take longer if you’re…

2 months2 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Pool Council Application Process

mm contract is the standard Master Builders Queensland, Pool Building Contract Level 2.
Inclusions the pool company said "Council Application Included".

2 months2 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Pool Council Application Process

hi, sorry this is probably a stupid question, but how do I know which one?

2 months2 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Pool Council Application Process

Hi,
Can someone explain to me what it the detail process of having a pool before build? This is our first time building a house and a pool so we need…

2 months2 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Help please! First time building with Bold on the Gold Coast

Hi,
We are building with BOLD too near North Lakes area and have been really pleased with them. We are now waiting for the council approval stage.
The only issue we…

3 months3 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Small garden bed - Tropical Fence Screening

Hi, this is really interesting. How far from the fence do you plant the clumping bamboos?
Does this type of bamboo: Bambusa textilis and Gold Stripe, shed their leaves a lot?…

3 months3 monthscs212cs212 posted:
West Facing Window

Thanks for the advise bashworth! Will definitely look into this!

3 months3 monthscs212cs212 posted:
West Facing Window

Thanks for the solution guys.. It's kinda sad since the West side has a nice view.
I guess, I need to compensate this!
Are there any exterior or interior blinds or what…

3 months3 monthscs212cs212 posted:
West Facing Window

Hi,
I have a small block so there's not much that can be altered to my house plan. There is about 2m gap from the west wall to the fence. Just…

West Facing Window
3 months3 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Fencing on 200 OMP

Thanks and yes, we are planning to put a normal timber good-neighbour fencing there at that yellow line. I just wasn't sure whether this drawing meant that I could put…

3 months3 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Recommended home inclusions and optional extras?

I'm in QLD but I'm sure it's the same in WA too. Each builder have their own standard inclusions.. so you'll need to go to each builder to ask for…

3 months3 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Help! How to decide on a builder without quotes

wow, $3000 deposit before a quotation? That's a bit excessive.

3 months3 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Fencing on 200 OMP

Hi,
The house I'm building has 200 OMP. I checked online and OMP means "Outer Most Point" which i still don't quite understand. Is this from the external wall to the…

Fencing on 200 OMP
3 months3 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Dishwashing Provision

Could someone help and see if this dishwashing provision normal? or should I be requesting some adjustment?
Provision:
900mm (H)
610mm (W)
580mm (D)
Thanks.

3 months3 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Dulux Intergrain Stain Bondi Sands

Anyone have a picture of this timber stain for a front door and timber stairs ?
I tried searching it online but couldn't find anything that helps..

3 months3 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Austral Brick Silver with Off-White or Natural Grey Mortar?

Oh woww thanks so much for this picture! I also didn't know they have a Rochedale showroom. I'll definitely check it out. Thanks so much!

3 months3 monthscs212cs212 posted:
Austral Brick Silver with Off-White or Natural Grey Mortar?

Hi,
Having a dilemma whether I should upgrade the mortar.
I've chosen Austral Brick Urban - Silver. The standard mortar is Natural Grey.
I could also upgrade to "off-white". Is it worth it…

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