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7 months7 monthsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Builder for lockup only, owner takes over to complete home?

Thanks StructuralBIMGuy - would a builder not give a fixed price contract for a home to lockup only?
At this stage I'm still doing…

7 months7 monthsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Builder for lockup only, owner takes over to complete home?

I'm looking into the possibility of getting a builder to build a home for me to lockup stage, then taking over myself with the rest of the work to get…

2 years2 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Cost increase from M-class slab to H2 slab?

The report recommends a H2 slab with extra support due to the P classification.

2 years2 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Cost increase from M-class slab to H2 slab?

I am about to purchase a block of land to build a house on (paid deposit but haven't signed a contract yet) and have been given an old soil report…

Cost increase from M-class slab to H2 slab?
6 years6 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Building a house within Livable Housing Design guidelines?

Thanks Variegated - will certainly have a chat with an OT.

6 years6 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Building a house within Livable Housing Design guidelines?

I'm wanting to build a home for a disabled family member who needs to use a wheelchair and have found that there Livable Housing Design guidelines a plan can adhere…

7 years7 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Short Plasterboard Anchor?

I want to put a shelf on a wall that has a pocket sliding door - the middle of the 1.2m shelf will have a stud for me to secure…

Short Plasterboard Anchor?
7 years7 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Attaching Stone Cladding to Rendered Brick Wall

I'm thinking about attaching stone cladding (aka stackstone) to a pier at the front of my house - the pier has painted render on top of bricks, is it ok…

7 years7 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Do I Need a Retaining Wall?

Thanks guys - will I need to organise the retaining wall before or after the concreter puts down the path?

7 years7 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Do I Need a Retaining Wall?

Had a concreter over to give me a quote for putting down a concrete path around the sides of the house and he mentioned that I should get a retaining…

8 years8 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Brickwork and Mortar Issues (aka Masonry)

Zuccala have helped me out with this problem and I am now satisfied with the house.

Brickwork and Mortar Issues (aka Masonry)
8 years8 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Brickwork and Mortar Issues (aka Masonry)

Zuccala have helped me out with this problem and I am now satisfied with the house.

8 years8 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Brickwork and Mortar Issues (aka Masonry)

Zuccala have helped me out with this problem and I am now satisfied with the house.

9 years9 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Private Builder Price

I was in a similar similar position and it took me almost 4 months to get quotes from different builders. It was a very frustrating process, just to get quotes!
I…

9 years9 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Builder offered to be paid cash in hand - risky?

Yeah you're right - I've paid tradies cash in hand for some small things (like installing an oven for me a few months ago), but for a whole house, seems…

9 years9 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Builder offered to be paid cash in hand - risky?

Excellent point - I didn't think of that.
I raised this with another builder (I'm currently talking to 3 builders to get a quote from) and one of them said it's…

9 years9 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Builder offered to be paid cash in hand - risky?

Very useful - thanks mate :)

9 years9 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Builder offered to be paid cash in hand - risky?

It's the builder's responsibility to pay the GST, isn't it? Not mine?

9 years9 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Builder offered to be paid cash in hand - risky?

I've been chatting to a few builders about getting a home built from plans I've had drawn up already and one of the builders raised the possibility of paying cash…

9 years9 yearsdecryptiondecryption posted:
Land. How much did you pay?

700sqm on a flat flock in an NBN estate in Bacchus Marsh for $159k

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