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4 months4 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Questions about retaining walls

Gotcha, so its definitely not suitable for a project home?

4 months4 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Questions about retaining walls

Wow.... So does the average buyer handle this? I'm in Brisbane and most blocks have some sloping, particularly in my area Wavell Heights/Chermside.
Is there some alternative options that would make…

4 months4 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Questions about retaining walls

The land is being purchased privately, separate to the builder. I'm trying to get as much info out of the builder to make a decision on whether I should purchase…

4 months4 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Questions about retaining walls

Hey mate, so I haven't had a survey report done of any kind.
From the backyard it slopes downwards towards the road. Anything else I can give u?

4 months4 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Questions about retaining walls

Hi guys,
I'm considering purchasing a block of land which has an approximate 3m fall from top to bottom of the block, sloping downwards from the back of the yard (approx…

9 months9 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Porter Davis hamptons vs ?

Thanks, I should have pointed out I'm in Brissie unfortunately I think these guys are Melb only :(:(:(

9 months9 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Porter Davis hamptons vs ?

I mean the house price starts at 650k not including any extras. The sqm price might be low in your eyes but I am not necessarily after a 500sqm house.…

9 months9 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Porter Davis hamptons vs ?

Hi guys,
I've been planning my potential build for a while and have really loved the Mariatt Grange (aka waldorf grange) and the Sheraton Grange in the hamptons finishes, but I…

9 months9 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Quick question about land orientation

ok so in that case I think I want a southfacing house (northern facing backyard)!!!
Cheers guys

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9 months9 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Quick question about land orientation

Here's the basic floor plan provided by Porter Davis. In addition to this, there would be more alfresco at the back (behind the theatre/family area). Behind this would then be…

9 months9 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Quick question about land orientation

Haha thanks mate. I'll upload the floor plan soon, I didn't think to ask the builders but I might do that too.

9 months9 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Quick question about land orientation

Hi mate, had a look at the article and that is way more detailed than anything I've been able to come across thus far, thanks!
It is quite difficult to follow…

9 months9 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Quick question about land orientation

Hi there,
I hope this is relevant enough to the sub-topic, if not I'm sorry! Let me start by saying I live in Brisbane, where the weather is generally always quite…

12 months12 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Price negotiations

Hi there!
Over the years I've come to learn that practically anything you buy is negotiable in terms of price.
One thing I've never purchased is a brand new home. I'm…

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12 months12 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Looks like I can't PM, maybe I dont have enough post history yet :( Maybe if you PM me yours I can then send you an…

12 months12 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Hi, that would be fantastic! I've taken a look at a couple of the blogs on here, but that would be terrific if you could share some info from the…

12 months12 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Raising a house and building in

Sorry I should clarify, when I say enclose, I obviously don't mean a completed project, just the walls. What would this set me back?

12 months12 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Thanks for your reply! Yeah I am thinking about calling them to see if they'll book me in for a proper sit-down quote. What I've just discovered is that the…

12 months12 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Raising a house and building in

Hi there,
Currently weighing up the costs of building vs renovating a lowset postwar home.
I've tried Googling some price estimates for raising a house, and it seems as though this is…

12 months12 monthsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Hello all!
My wife and I are in the process of deciding whether we want to build a house or renovate an existing property. We have been leaning towards the new…

2 years2 yearsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Analog sprinkler timers?

Any chance you know the brand of those cheapies?

2 years2 yearsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Analog sprinkler timers?

Yep that'd do it, just seems very expensive for what it is. I need 3 of the bad boys.

2 years2 yearsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Analog sprinkler timers?

Hi guys,
I remember years ago having a basic analog sprinkler timer which allowed you to set the time you wanted the system to turn on/off. It had a 24 hour…

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2 years2 yearsdjblurrdjblurr posted:
Sedgehammer

Hi there lads, I've got a quick question about this beauty product I found for killing nut grass - "Sedgehammer".
The instructions say mix 1.3g into approx 10L and that this…

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