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9 d9 debansterebanster posted:
Flat roof + Solar panels - Is it possible?

This is my second build and had a flat roof on my previous property. I didn't install solar panels before due to budget constraints.
However, since I have moved to Melbourne…

9 d9 debansterebanster posted:
Clipsal Nero

Ok great to know that it could be retrofit after build. I don't want to be overspending too much on the initial build coz I am sure builder would put…

24 d24 debansterebanster posted:
Clipsal Nero

I'd like to know as well. We are on the planning stage of building again and things I regret from our first build is inclusion of home automation. After visiting…

1 month1 monthebansterebanster posted:
Any value-for-money custom builders in East Melbourne

Went with GJ Gardner. I initially thought they were volume builders but they are in fact, custom builders. Though they have heaps of fixed home designs, they can customise based…

7 months7 monthsebansterebanster posted:
Any value-for-money custom builders in East Melbourne

Please don't laugh but my max budget is $320 for a small 20-23 sqm single storey house. Anyway, after contacting the recommended builders, it seems like it is really expensive…

7 months7 monthsebansterebanster posted:
Any value-for-money custom builders in East Melbourne

Thanks for the recommendation above. I would definitely check them out.
I try to stay away from volume builders but it seems like custom build will cost an arm and a…

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7 months7 monthsebansterebanster posted:
Any value-for-money custom builders in East Melbourne

Hi all,
I have just moved from Sydney to Melbourne and bought a land in the Whitehorse council (east melbourne). I found 2-3 builders (true value, SDJ, etc.) with great reviews…

2 years2 yearsebansterebanster posted:
White Design and Construction

wow! haven't been here (homeone) for a while. my house was completed by white designs. quality is good, however, still had minor issues. some were fixed quickly but some are…

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

Hi,
The windows are taubmanns but builder had them customised by the same company.
As per the doors, the builder asked us to choose between ranges from Hume and Corinthians. We loved…

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

Thanks. My neighbour liked that as well :) they are trying to get it finished by this month (unlikely) or hopefully, by november. I am still…

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

Thanks! Yes i switched the powder room/laundry and the kitchen. The kitchen is now on the north side of the house.
I try to make the colours as minimal as possible…

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
White Design and Construction

I got bad news, katie has resigned so wdc is in a bit of a mess. Hopefully my build is not affected as its suppose to finish soon! I cant…

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Hawkesbury custom build- just about done!

Hang on there caff. There's no harm giving a little push to their team.

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
White Design and Construction

I am happy for you to check my thread to see the progress and timelines :)

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

Thanks guys.
Main door installed last week and internal doors delivered.
My neighbour commented on how nice having a corner window.
See photos below:

I cant wait for the move date!!!

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

Just a few more progress photos if anyone is still following my thread lol
Gyprock/plastering expected to finish today. Next two weeks would be internal fittings and doors. My house is…

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

Yes this one is upstairs. Full corner window. Apparently they had to have it custom made so took time to have it delivered in the site

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

Sorry hasnt updated for a while. Went for a short holiday and other things on my plate aside from the stress of building.
Anyway, facade is taking shape now with the…

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Hawkesbury custom build- just about done!

Wow good to hear things are moving according to plan!

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

Thanks, I'll do a research on that post-completion.
My "Post-completion" list is piling up. I have a few regrets now, where I could have included upgrades in the tender.

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
White Design and Construction

Just to give a timeline. I signed my contract mid-January and the piering only started 1st week of May.
Hopefully things have improved which affects their current clients positively
It still comes…

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

Speaking of garage floor, I wanted a similar one as what you did with yours having it painted, maximus.
I asked my SS if I can upgrade on that and he…

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

The thing I like about Adorn is they give you suggestions. I actually went twice to them when I had to select the shower grates.
That's good that you get time…

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

site scrape was first week of May. I have been comparing yours during the initial stages and mine is delayed.
I have been receiving rain delay notices from WDC though. However,…

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

Went to the site and not much progress.
Roof is finally installed!
Gutter
... Roof Insulation on the 1st floor (what's taking so long putting it on the ground floor ceiling?)
And…

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
White Design and Construction

For me, it's a love-hate relationship. :lol: I wouldn't blame the people who were caught in the middle of the long delays. My friend even…

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
KDR with Sekisui - Sydney

wow massive kitchen!!! I won't show this to the missus or she'll have sleepless nights :lol:

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

I wanted to DIY but may just ask my electrician friend to help me on that post-completion.

3 years3 yearsebansterebanster posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

I supplied my own Intercom. I bought the basic one from Samsung SHT-3605, which I reckon should do the job.
The only cost is the wiring and installation to be…

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