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7 months7 monthsDanCDanC posted:
WC waterproofing and floor waste

Thanks Bimbob!
The only part I don't understand is whether that then requires a floor waste to be added (additional cost)?

7 months7 monthsDanCDanC posted:
WC waterproofing and floor waste

I’m looking to clarify some advice I have been given by a bathroom renovator. My 20yo house has a separate WC (no basin) on the second level. The renovation company…

10 months10 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Bore Piers Costs - Melbourne

I had 74 screw piers 1.5m deep done in Brisbane, December last year cost $12500 +20% builders markup + GST. Here is a Bris/Syd calculator: https://www.idealfoundations.com.au/scr…

10 months10 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

It depends on whether ít's through your builder or if you are going to a cabinet maker to build something. To do that small Laundry in the background was an…

11 months11 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Still going, at least we have some colour on the facade now :-)

11 months11 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Building with Clarendon in Brisbane

Essentially the higher cost of living in Sydney is the reason (higher trade rate rates, etc).

11 months11 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Getting there bit by bit...

Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40
12 months12 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Front balustrade on! I thought I would be in by now but as long as it is getting done right, so be it! :-)

1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Hi Spazzen, just in terms of our (similar) design with Clarendon, we used a 3.2m stacker alongside a 5.4m stacker. The 5.4m stacker cost approx 10 times the 3.2m door…

1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Looking good! There always seems to be something you miss when building/designing a new home. If I was to pick Clarendon's weakness is their ability to recognise a design outcome…

1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Hi Funkynoodles, I'm guessing you have had handover by now? How is the new place looking now?!

1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Cabinets are almost done.

1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

And the staircase is in!

Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40
1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

I haven't posted for a while (as it has been covered by scaffolding), it is still going. Here is the latest photo of the facade. It is still awaiting the…

Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40
1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

I like both. It should all look better once the round window has the decorative bars installed. :-)

1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Window has been changed. Round window will have bars added when they start with the second level Linea cladding. Interested to know what people's thoughts are on the two different…

Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40
1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Hi RookieHomeOwner
The number one thing is to be sure you are 100% happy with your design before at the very latest handover to construction (make sure you understand how the…

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1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

A little more has been done. Most of the pillars now have their collar bases and the feature round window is now installed... except for they forgot the decorative bars,…

Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40
1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Almost there... looking good!

1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

The plans say it has 3 panes (1 fixed, 2 awning) all of the same size to align with the slider below. It got installed with different sized panes. Not…

1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

We now have some windows and Hebel along with rough in for power, plumbing and AC. We have questioned the upper facade window as it is not exactly as per…

Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40
1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Hey Funkynoodles, have you been able to get some updated photos? Interested in how the build is progressing!

1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Colour questions?

Hi Michelle
Update: I have now applied Vivid White (Semi-Gloss) on some doors and trim, massive improvement, thank you! I'm just not sure if Semi-Gloss will be fine for the handrail…

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1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Colour questions?

Thanks Michelle, I suspected that I need to go there or Natural White, much appreciated! :-)

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1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Colour questions?

Hi Michelle, I hope you can help?
We recently had our exterior trim painted with Lexicon Half which looks great. There is a door architrave in our garage that is a…

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1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Another day and we now have the lower roof trusses done and gutter/facia. I did consider a number of times placing a gable over the entrance but ended up keeping…

Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40
1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Around $580K with a reasonably high level of fitout. Does not include driveway, landscaping, external floor tiling. However I could have easily spent more on fitout.

1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

On goes the roof today!

1 year1 yearDanCDanC posted:
Custom House Build - Perth

Going by my research, in Brisbane you would average $1750/sqm for a custom build. With a project builder in Brisbane you are around the $1350/sqm. This is only by my…

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