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11 d11 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
do i need retaining wall - builder asking 35k site cost

Hi all!
I am wondering if anyone could help me interpret my soil test? I have been provided 16k(Fairhaven) , 25k (Henley) for fixed site cost. My preferred builder is quoting…

do i need retaining wall - builder asking 35k site cost
13 d13 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Site cost - boreholes

I do have a Meter fall on my land apparently.
But they didn't see that the developer already has placed a retaining wall.. so hopefully that can lower the cost quite…

14 d14 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Site cost - boreholes

Is that a bad thing? I have been provided fixed site costs for 16k to 20k but one builder is charging me 45k .. such a massive difference o.o and…

14 d14 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Site cost - boreholes

hi all! I have here the appendex for my borehole logs results from the soil test conducted. we would just like to confirm what the measurements below mean? does the…

Site cost - boreholes
19 d19 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
My builder says I can't have 2 different floor tiles joining

thanks for the advice! here's my floorplan:
and they are saying on the rear I can't have tiles cos I have the common bathroom along the rear hallway which will…

My builder says I can't have 2 different floor tiles joining
19 d19 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
My builder says I can't have 2 different floor tiles joining

Hi all, first home builder here, and iam struggling to understand why I can't have two different floor tiles joining each other. Context is, I have a rear hallway,…

20 d20 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Front Door handle after handover

did you just ask them? unfortunately my builder is quite strict about only installing the products they are offering from their catalogue :(

20 d20 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Change pivot door after handover

Thanks so much for your insights chippy! Trully appreciate your help. We will just go for our builder's range!

20 d20 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Install stone benchtop afterhandover - shadowline

Thank you so much for your detailed response!! I really appreciate your help on this!
I will ask if they can not put any benchtop on. Will a benchtop be…

20 d20 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Install stone benchtop afterhandover - shadowline

Hi all, I will be installing stone benchtop after handover. I do want to have shadowline feature on the cabinetry - is this something I have to work with my…

20 d20 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Change pivot door after handover

Thanks chippy. Sorry to ask dumb questions. Would you say getting them the builder to install the pivot door and changing the door after handover would be an easier option…

20 d20 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Change pivot door after handover

Hi all! I am having pivot door installed for my home 2.34x1.2 m. my builder only supplies corinthean doors but im not really interested with the designs they have. hume…

20 d20 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Porcelain sheets (12mm) for benchtops

Hi all! I am interested in for my benchtops
I was wondering if anyone from the forum has had experience with these sheets before? Any thoughts re longevity and given…

23 d23 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Recessed Shaving/Medicine Cabinet after handover

Thanks sir! we are still in the process of colour selection !

24 d24 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Recessed Shaving/Medicine Cabinet after handover

Thanks so much for the advice!! We have asked for a quote for recessing the shaving cabinet they provide. Will see what they say. If they say yes, I am…

24 d24 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
change wall mixers after handover easy?

Thank you very much for the advice. My basin mixer is built into the wall so perhaps I should just compromise and work with the builder's range on this one…

24 d24 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Front setback - porch encroach

Hi all! Just reading through my developer guideline as I go through my siting. It says:
Dwellings on lots above 300sqm must have a minimum front setback of 4 metres…

24 d24 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Building w/ Ausbuild @ Thrive (~550k; during COVID)

wowowo beautiful home
-monstro jr

24 d24 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Recessed Shaving/Medicine Cabinet after handover

Hi all! My builder has an option for recessed shaving/medicine cabinet however I was hoping for a different medicine cabinet type that they dont offer - I was wondering if…

24 d24 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
change wall mixers after handover easy?

Thanks so much for your response!!! ill just do the taps via the builder :)

26 d26 delloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
change wall mixers after handover easy?

hi all! i was wondering if changing a wall basin mixer, shower mixer and a bath mixer would be easy after hand over? from my reading from some posts,…

2 months2 monthselloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Install marble bench top after handover possible on tiles?

hi! were you able to install the marble bench top successfully after?
Thanks!

3 months3 monthselloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Cabinetry after handover

Hi all! I am hoping to have my cabinetry in kitchen, and bathroom etc after handover. I am hoping to look for better stones for the benchtop and looking into…

3 months3 monthselloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Rinnai Ducted Reverse Cycle AC Reviews

Hi all! We received a quote from the builder offering us the 17 kw Rinnai ducted inverter refirgerated cooling with heating to 10 points with 2 common zones for $12,…

3 months3 monthselloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Front Door handle after handover

thanks so much chippy!!!

3 months3 monthselloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Builder not permitting to increase window height 200mm

Hi all
Has anyone gone through a situation where a builder has refused to increase a window height even though you are still at preliminary quotation stage??
I'm finding it hard…

Builder not permitting to increase window height 200mm
3 months3 monthselloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
Front Door handle after handover

Hi all! My builder's range doesnt include an ultra long handle greater than 1.2m so I am hoping to do this after handover. I was wondering if anyone has done…

Front Door handle after handover
6 months6 monthselloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
ducted reverse cycle a/c

Thanks col!

6 months6 monthselloelloelloqwerelloelloelloqwer posted:
6 star rating on this floor plan

Thanks for your input. I have forgotten to mention that my block is a corner lot and the side that is facing the 2nd Street is the southern side. I…

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