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7 years7 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Suggestion on dedicated cinema room

Hi All (Specially Matt Walker),
I am building new home, we are at wishlist stage i.e. quotation stage. We are preparing our wishlist in order to hand it to builder for…

7 years7 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
External Render Color - suggestion please

We are building 2 units (one single storey and one double storey) house attached together. I have attached 3 pictures including elevation and side views indicating what sort of finish…

7 years7 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
carlislie ceasar stone and tile supply

Does anyone know if carlislie allows us to used our own stone/bench tops and tiles and have them laid. i.e owner supplies material and they do the labor work.
Also, can…

10 years10 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
External Render Color - suggestion please

Thanks for your input, much appreciate.

10 years10 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
External Render Color - suggestion please

Hi Don,
thats correct. The facade in drawing is correct one. As artistic view was done on previous drawings and later on council asked to make changes in the town planning…

10 years10 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
External Render Color - suggestion please

Thanks Michelle,
For the elevation feature cladding I am thinking to have Stained/Varnished Timber feature cladding similar to garage door instead of High Eden Dulux, what is your thoughts please?

13 years13 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
ThermaCell = ICF (Insulated Concrete Formwork)

Hi Guys,
I have wondering, I you have heard of ThermaCell = ICF (Insulated Concrete Formwork) www.thermacell.com.au. ? any experience or thoughts for the same? apperantly it…

13 years13 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
carlislie ceasar stone and tile supply

Thanks Matt

13 years13 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Specification for timber windows and bi-fold/normal doors

[quote="mikkyG
Simple buy local, support Australian products :D
True, but local costs arms & legs, my builder quoted $5500.00 just for timber bi-fold door, where as I…

13 years13 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Specification for timber windows and bi-fold/normal doors

Hi,
I wanted to import timber doors and windows from overseas. Hence, I was wondering where can I get specification for the same. For e.g. specification for the frame (timber).…

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
I'm going to start a building company...

it seems that you will do everything for your customer.. i.e. you will have policy of "Customers First".
You will have problem unless you change it a bit like this :-
Your…

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Extra costs in building from a display type home.

Today I had quotation presentation with National Builders, and final quote is $444K where as base price was $230K, still it doesn't include drive, garden, landscaping, curtains and upgrades.

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Experience with National Builders

Ok got call from head office to book an appointment, and she said when are available, we have spot at next week wednesday other following week. I said,
1) You said…

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Experience with National Builders

Alright guys,
Here is an update/feedback. I paid initial deposit $500 to do soil test and initial quotation. At the time, sales rep said they will get back to me in…

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Solar Heating

Hi Guy,
I am researching for couple options for cost efficient option of heating our house, and one thought came in my mind is, What about solar heating??? As now a…

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Experience with National Builders

Thanks Brittany, we are waiting for our quote, will let you know progress.

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
HELP! Final negotiations with builders on custom home

I would ask both to supply "Bill of Quantity" (BOQ ) which will have itemised list of everything with measurement and quantities + any allowances. It will help you compare…

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Experience with National Builders

Hello Brittany,
First of all, thank you detailed info. Now, we are bit relaxed otherwise otherday when my wife looked at you post about $314K she was in shock. Now given…

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Experience with National Builders

How much is the site cost in $314? also what are the major once?
balcony? cellar and bar? flooring?
sorry asking to much, as I am waiting for my quote can't wait…

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Experience with National Builders

Brittany, I have paid $500 to get quote on Buckingham 36E we are adding loundge room at the front and moving garage aside (my block is 19.2m wide) roughly sales…

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Experience with National Builders

= blessedpeople, Also if you're bringing in excellent priced materials which i am sure must be great quality as your dad is running the show...how about counting me in...…

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Experience with National Builders

Do you mind if ask which area is it, pls?
I am building in Keilor Plains area, next to ST Albans.
I am thinking to go with them as well because sales…

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Experience with National Builders

Isn't spa included? they have promotion in this month for free spa. Have gone through color , tile, carpet selection etc yet? do they have good range?

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Experience with National Builders

I like thier Buckingham-36E and wanted to add study room at the ground floor, they are happy to accomodate custom changes. Sales guy in brimbank garden is very good. But…

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Experience with National Builders

How did you go with National Builders?

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Proposed Floor plan - Any suggestions

Devank,
Just wondering, how did u go with tender? what was the quote?
ta
DM

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Fixed PD site cost

[quote="vanderlay It became apparent quite quickly that, despite the fact that I was the one paying the money, I had very little say or control over what was done. I…

14 years14 yearsdigitalmbsdigitalmbs posted:
Any comment on National Builders Group

Hi,
I am thinking to go either with
1) National Builders Group ( Buckingham 46E)
or
2) Charlisie Homes. (The Grande 43)
National Builders said tht they are happy to accomodate our custom design/requiremenrs…

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