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6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Help - Ceiling height for living areas

any one had similar issue?
During the OC certificate inspection, do they measure the heights?

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Help - Ceiling height for living areas

I have a problem with my build. according to BCA, the living area height should be 2400mm. My builder had made a mistake and at the moment the height…

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Pest Control on new building

my builder had not installed termite protection sheet(red colour I think) before they out up the frames. They have already gyprocked it. Is this sheet a must to get the…

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

unfortunately all the excitement of building a new home has gone. Some are lucky.

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

that's a pretty fast build leeleh. Looks very nice.

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6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

I was planning to build with these guys and paid $1500 for a custom design and build two years ago. Due to some delay with my land, I had to…

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
White Design and Construction

Hi Ser3, you can see from my signature, nothing has been done since gyprock, it is been over two months with no progress. A lot of false promises. It is…

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
White Design and Construction

Interested to find out about any one building with WDC and what stage are you guys at.
There is not much work going on at my build for the last two…

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Sewer down pipe - any suggestions?

thanks for all your answers.
If I had known that it was going to be inside the house, we could have brought it through the laundry room, which was adjacent…

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Sewer down pipe - any suggestions?

I have not seen in any of the display house a sewer pipe running inside a house. I assume either they are within the wall cavity or outside.
checked with…

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Sewer down pipe - any suggestions?

I don't have a pluming plan, only the external plan.
they had dug and put the pipes before they did the concreting. They just did the internal pluming now and connected…

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Sewer down pipe - any suggestions?

at the same time you don't want to run it through the room. it will take space and the room will loose it's dimensions. I don't see what it…

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Sewer down pipe - any suggestions?

is the pipe exposed?
it will not be withing the wall space, from the look of it. so need to have bulkhead to cover it.

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Sewer down pipe - any suggestions?

what is the advantage of drop pipes inside? I thought it would have easy access if it's outside for any block in the future.
disadvantage is noise and it is going…

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Sewer down pipe - any suggestions?

don't they normally run through the wall cavity? It is outside the brick wall on my current house and has a access point on the ground.

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Sewer down pipe - any suggestions?

how do they bring the sewer down pipe? Is it normally runs down outside the building?
They have run the sewer down pipe on a corner of a room, it is…

Sewer down pipe - any suggestions?
6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
White Design and Construction

Hi Caff, are you in? enjoying your new house?

6 years6 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Who is building with Wincrest Home

I don't go with them at the end. I am still building with a small builder. It is being dragging on unfortunately, not what I had expected to be.

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7 years7 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
White Design and Construction

Hi Caff, happy to hear you are steaming along. Hope I could catch up to you. I am waiting on scaffolding so that the brickies can continue the second level.…

7 years7 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Hawkesbury custom build- just about done!

You have progresses really well. I am still waiting on scaffold to go up. Had the first lever of bricks done just before the break. Unfortunately the frames and…

7 years7 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

Any updates on your build? You should be almost finishing now.

7 years7 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Hawkesbury custom build- just about done!

Any more progress with you build? any photos?

7 years7 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

Hi Ebanster, any progress with your build? any suggestions of hand over date???

7 years7 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Hawkesbury custom build- just about done!

Glad that your build is steaming ahead. I am still waiting for the frames to come, probably in another two weeks.

7 years7 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Hawkesbury custom build- just about done!

Still waiting for frames, managed to talk to Dion last week. They are yet to order the frames, so not sure when I will get the frames. Hope they start…

7 years7 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Beaumont Hills Custom Build - Plastering and doors installed

Hi ebanster, have they installed the stairs? have they started tiling?

7 years7 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Hawkesbury custom build- just about done!

Hi Caff, any more pics? is bricking almost complete?

7 years7 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Hawkesbury custom build- just about done!

waiting on frames, can't get hold of SS, not sure when they are expecting it.

7 years7 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Hawkesbury custom build- just about done!

I can feel exactly what you are going through at the moment, hope all goes smoothly from now on.

7 years7 yearsfirsthome2firsthome2 posted:
Hawkesbury custom build- just about done!

Pretty quick, really happy for you.

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