Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Register
  • Contact
InboxSent
MembersPros
WatchingStarredHistory
gogo65Online
4,267 Posts
gogo65
4,267 Posts
Gold Member

Follow
4,267Posts2Comments4LikesMost Active Topics

gogo65Online

Joined 14 February 2011
Gold Member
Followers
4 d4 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Homezone - Perth Midora Bay build

Look forward to seeing the finished product!

4 d4 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Plans look great,
Good luck with getting power to your block!

6 d6 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
First Time Land Buyer/Builder Needing Advice!

Generally the additional fees are carried by the bank, not the individual.
We recently refinanced with a broker through NAB, the interest was lower through the broker than what we could…

6 d6 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Quality of brickwork under render - what is acceptable?

In regards to asking for credit for cheaper bricks, no you are not entitiled to it, the builder would have costed the job, using commons and render.

  ⋅  2
7 d7 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Metricon Denver 45

No not building with Metricon, I liked the Denver but Metricon have such a bad name in Sydney I quickly removed them from my list.
We will most likely build a…

  ⋅  1
7 d7 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Metricon Denver 45

Looks great, we will be embarking on an acreage build shortly, so will follow with interest :)

  ⋅  1
11 d11 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

You’re so lucky having great trades, it will definitely pay off

11 d11 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat

Gablesrocks agree the Instagram world seems to be lots of excited builders sharing ideas etc.
I’m just waiting to have something concrete to post before I start.
Hillsbuilds thanks for the info,…

11 d11 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat

Good to see some progress Hillsbuilds, can I ask about the benefits of RBV? Do you have outside bricks as well? So like double brick? Have started seeing a few…

19 d19 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

For that little push pin on the bathroom doors??really!! Wow!

19 d19 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Alexp79, I have to agree with others, anyone can google and become an expert,
Have a look at this webpage http://www.build.com.au/bricks
It clearly states ‘Solid brick homes…

  ⋅  1
19 d19 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

We are currently renting a brand new MDJ and we have these locks in each bathroom, they’d have to be included! I can’t imagine they wouldn’t include a lock on…

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
22 d22 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Do you have any idea of when things may start?

22 d22 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Haha no gogomobile, it’s my initials and something to do with my date of birth 😩.
Bronte is a great design, we had planned on using the master bed layout of…

22 d22 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Hi S&J, welcome to the forum!
Your land looks amazing, we have just bought a much smaller block (5600sqm) in Glenorie.
We are still deciding on builders, have gone back and forth…

22 d22 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Thanks gablesrocks, Ive got a little time before i make a decision, so hopefully will see your home all finished first!

22 d22 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Thanks gablesrocks, I’ve been thinking about monument or black windows but like basalt for gutters and fascia as well, have been a little worried there might not be enough contrast,…

23 d23 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Looking for suggestions to choose the best builder

Aston is a significantly smaller home, so it’s difficult to compare. 7 squares equates to approximately $70000, Probably best to work our cost cost per sqm(or square), then look…

24 d24 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Is the cladding like a hebel product??
We’ve been turned off hebel cladding by a builder, we are considering acrylic rendering over brick but would consider other cladding if its more…

28 d28 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Outdoor kitchen BBQ

We had ceaserstone outside and it became very dull, so if you use stone make sure its ok for outdoor use (ceaserstone say that it isn’t recommended for outdoors)
We just…

  ⋅  1
1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Shadowline Cornice and skirting

We had shadow line in our last house and had half splayed, it was a nice contemporary look.
Our next house will be the same.
I’m not sure that shadowline cornice leans…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Layout planning

I’m with the others here, I think the hallway to the minor bedrooms is very wasteful, when bedrooms are so small it seems silly to be wasting that huge space.…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Build Feed: Hallmark Homes - Vouge 298 - Caboolture QLD

Look forward to following your build, your plan looks great.
We’ve just purchased 5600sqm block in north west Sydney, still in planning phase, love following acreage builds :)

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Upgrade cost Off-White mortar

I’m not sure why you think that, the colour is changed by the colour of sand mixed with the cement.
Off white looks much nicer than basic natural grey mortar. The…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

It’s a physical barrier, you dont need to do anything else once it’s installed, if you dont have this then you’ll have a chemical termite system, which means you have…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

It’s the termite protection!

  ⋅  1
1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

Agree with KT, place your house on the block where it works for you, particularly when site costs, retaining walls, your views etc all need to be taken into consideration.
Looks…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Project home builder in NSW

They’ve all got specials/deals at the moment, they inflate the price to give you a discount.
I’d just go to a few display homes and find a few you like and…

  ⋅  1
2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat

Looks good, looks huge! Maybe the colour makes it look bigger? Or maybe its just big😂
In regards to your question about cladding before windows, my expert opinion (which is not…

More
Joined homeone
14 February 2011

Australia's largest home building and renovation
community with over 1.7 million posts

Home
Pros
Forum
Start a new topic
About
Advertise
Contact Homeone
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2019

Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on Twitter
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2019