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Joined 2 December 2007
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13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Security Alarm Warning!!!

Last week i noticed that my internet was down, so after checking the phones and modem and found that there was no dial tone, i called my service provider. The…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Warning on Tradies

Lets hear the original rants response!
First. Flip through the newspapers and look at removalists, now check out what they are quoting per hour for two man blah blah blah, you…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Warning on Tradies

it's not the price that matters, it's when they change the price on you at the last minute or add on extra charges (ripping you off for no reason) that…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Warning on Tradies

yeah you don't need a certif to be shifty and greedy.

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Warning on Tradies

Hey all,
Just moved into our new house 2 weeks ago in sydney. Just wanted to vent out and give fellow home one members a heads up.
A removalist advertised his services…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Who Builds the cheapest homes?

120k for the house. Too tight of a budget - you will find that you will be short of money. Extras include carpets, tiles, gates, fence, driveways, security doors, curtains,…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
DIY Security Screens

Hi,
Looking to buy and install security screens to my window. Just the normal diamond ones.
1. Good idea or not?
2. Where do i get the supplies from?
3. Anyone done this and…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Colourbond downpipes and round PVC

Hi Im in NSW, all our pipes are PVC and from what i know they are all going to the rainwater tank.

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Colourbond downpipes and round PVC

Hi,
I went to the property yesterday and noticed that the builders have installed round PVC downpipes instead of colourbond downpipes. The builder today told my since i have a rainwater…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Stencil or Stamped? Cost per sq m.

Hi, Stone cutter is right, im in NSW, forgot to add. Good idea, ill have a drive around this weekend.
I will have to get a couple more quotes and go…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Stencil or Stamped? Cost per sq m.

Also, any recommendations on concreters in the west (fairfield council) thats reasonable price and does a good job?

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Stencil or Stamped? Cost per sq m.

My house will be ready for handover next week :lol: ... with comfirmation from the builder yet to be given.
Any way... really excited about…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
pre-plaster inspection.. am I asking too much??

I paid 450 for my inspection with a guy here in sydney, honestly it was a total waste of money nothing came out of it. Im still pondering if i…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Sydney Building Inspectors...list

Hi,
I am currently building in Sydney, the brickwork has just started this week.
I have decieded to get an independent building inspection done for pre-plaster and pre-handover. I have read…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Broken Frame - okay??

Hey, thanks for the replies. Yes IB it is the tail (end triangle of the frame) and yes it was delivered like that.
to_do_list - ill sure be going and have…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Broken Frame - okay??

Hi,
My frame was delivered today and i found that one piece of the roof frame was broken. See picture below. Is this reasonable - will it affect the structure…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
"provisions" in contract

Hi,
All my provisons are for site works, i am building with Allworth.
From my knowledge their estimates are accurate unless there are unknown circumstances that come up like finding rocks,…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
"provisions" in contract

Hi,
I've noticed that i have many provisions in my contract, therfore a better chance of the price increasing.
Can anyone give me an idea of how many provision amounts they…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
stormwater plan

hi,
150 is a bargain, ours cost 480 for an engineer to draw plans for our surface stormwater. Just hope your 150 doesn't turn into thousands of dollars as you may…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Stormwater Drainage Certificate

Hi,
Thanks for all your replies, our builder got a quote and it was fairly reasonable, so we went ahead -no markup either !
The engineers in their tender letter stated…

13 years13 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Stormwater Drainage Certificate

Hi,
My DA came back today with some conditions attached to it. I am building in the Fairfield Council, NSW with a project home builder. They are asking for a Stormwater…

14 years14 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Quote from a project builder.

Hi, if i was going with this builder, i think i would tell them i will do the tank myself, the advertisement was for $2000 fully installed to the toilet…

14 years14 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Quote from a project builder.

Hi Jet, 27-75k wow thats a big range. Thanks for the advice i will be looking at other builders and getting some more quotes.
DNA, i saw an advertisement to fully…

14 years14 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Quote from a project builder.

Thanks DNA, I'll go and get a few other quotes to compare with. This will allow me to see how much everything should cost (unless all the project homes quote…

14 years14 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Quote from a project builder.

I thought they were very high when i received the tender. My thoughts were about 30-35 for site and basix at the most. I will take a picture tomorrow and…

14 years14 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Quote from a project builder.

Thanks :D

14 years14 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Quote from a project builder.

Hi the project builder is Westminster Homers.

14 years14 yearsdavinodavino posted:
Quote from a project builder.

Hi,
I am new to the forum and this will be my first time building.
I recieved a tender from a project builder located in west sydney and from research think…

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