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1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Double brick - Internal wall finish

No I don't never have, I have worked for 2 of the previous builders mentioned and now work for a boutique builder

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Double brick - Internal wall finish

Like I said before Sethor you have no idea what your talking about.

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Double brick - Internal wall finish

This is from an older summit brochure

Double brick - Internal wall finish
1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Double brick - Internal wall finish

Sorry Sethor you have no idea what your talking about. None of the cheap builders Drywall and if you asked them what's the cost to Drywall it would be thousands.…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Double brick - Internal wall finish

No way, plaster is not even close to Drywall. Drywall is a premium product with a premium finish, why do you think all the high end builders use Drywall.

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Owner Builder - was it worth it?

I don't think you will get finance, I would suss that out before you go any further.

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Owner Builder - was it worth it?

Hi ace91, will you need to finance the house or will it be cash? If you have to take out a loan I very much doubt you will get the…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
NBN pit & pipe

Hi guys, I work for a builder in Perth and we come across this often and it is absolutely ridiculous that it isn't a condition from the WA Planning Commission,…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?

Hello all, I work for a builder in Perth, I have worked previously for 2 of the biggest 3 builders in Perth, the house margin is confidential and can be…

3 months3 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Cost of site work (earthworks, retaining wall, levelling)

Amit
The problem you have in WA also is you will be restricted by the height of your retaining walls, the residential design codes in WA only allow retaining up to…

3 months3 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
BAL12.5 cost

The price is over the top, I would be asking the builder to justify the costs of these 4 items
Spark Guards
Upgrade windows
Safety Screens
Anticon
But in Particular the safety screens, you only…

1 year1 yearDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Build price based on suburb

What state are you in? If its in wa metro i will comment

1 year1 yearDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Site Work Costs

Send me your plans via PM and ill look at them, i am an estimator for a building company in Perth, the price of 8K for coastal conditions is over…

1 year1 yearDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Site Work Costs

WA i would suggest, C8 is a Structerre detail, am i correct?

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1 year1 yearDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Contractual Advice, Please

I would suggest it is legally binding if its on the contract and the builder has signed it, i would call or email your state building authority to get advice

1 year1 yearDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
20mm vs 40mm caesarstone benchtops

Yep that would be correct

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1 year1 yearDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Recommendations needed - Private certifier - Sydney

West as in Western Australia??

1 year1 yearDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Help Please - Contract - What to Look Out For

What state are you in Colin? Dont waste your money on a solicitor to read the contract i very much doubt that a builder would change a standard HIA or…

1 year1 yearDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Concrete slab non conforming

It doesnt have to comply to the NCC if it is an engineered solution, Im unsure why you have said it has to? I wouldn't comment on anothers states regulations…

1 year1 yearDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Concrete slab non conforming

Building expert, im sorry but you have no idea what you are talking about when it comes to WA, there is no mandatory inspections required in WA.

1 year1 yearDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Provisional Allowances

Someone has tickets on themselves

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2 years2 yearsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Foxtel

Is it a double brick or brick veneer / framed house?

2 years2 yearsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Timber beam schedule - confuse (HELP)

Albash, That's the size of the beam, 294mm X 110mm the 2 in front of the 294 means 2 beams side by side, gl is Glulam and 18 is the…

2 years2 yearsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
WA - Perception Homes vs In-Vogue Homes

I would go summit homes over those 2 builders although I don't know if you would get something within your budget, but doesn't hurt to ask. If it came down…

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