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3 d3 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
TIPS for newby, MOJO Lido 28 for KDR 20 km west of Sydney

I’m not sure, but sounds a bit sus, I would just stand your ground and ask for them to be added in prior to any money changing hands

3 d3 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom Builder: MANKO homes and KUBER homes

Tariq, very ethical!! Obviously trying for free advertisement.
Two posts today both recommending the same company, no details about the good the bad the ugly,....

3 d3 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom Builder: MANKO homes and KUBER homes

Tarik, very ethical!! Obviously trying for free advertisement.
Two posts today both recommending the same company, no details about the good the bad the ugly,....

6 d6 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
"Executive Building Group" Or "Artico Custom Homes" ?

Ive been following an Artico custom build on instagram, they seem to be very happy.
Ive also seen a few reviews around EBG but dont know anyone who has built with…

17 d17 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Critique the floor plan for my ground floor!

They can see nothing but a pool and trees, much better than peering into a living room!

18 d18 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Critique the floor plan for my ground floor!

This may be bad feng shui but it looks friggin awesome and there are plenty of people who agree!

Critique the floor plan for my ground floor!
18 d18 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Critique the floor plan for my ground floor!

I would definitely not put a door on the pantry, I had a door on our last home and it was never shut, this build we are doing similar to…

20 d20 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
House front elevation colours selection

I’m not sure I’ve seen a house with red render, have you got any inspo photos of facades you like? Check out Pinterest for ideas.

20 d20 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building With Hall And Hart

I haven’t built with hall and Hart but have got a quote from them previously.
Being that we are completing our 4th build in Sydney, i probably have an indication of…

22 d22 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Volume Builder Recommendations for Concept Design (NSW)

What’s your budget per sqm?

24 d24 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Steam Oven/Combi Oven

Yes definitely! Our steam oven (not combi just straight steam) was over 4k and really was not used.
I bought it for symmetry, as we had a bank of 4 ovens,…

25 d25 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
gap left in between splashback tiles and rangehood

Regardless of what appliances were installed or where they were sourced from, the Tiling will still be based on your kitchen elevations

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25 d25 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Storm Water System

I would agree the costs are huge for OSD and that the $40-$60k could be the ball park (or could be more!).
Talk to a specialist they should be able to…

25 d25 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
gap left in between splashback tiles and rangehood

It looks like it is built to a standard height, I’d check you’re drawings, that will have the detail. I think it will be on you to fix though, because…

25 d25 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Steam Oven/Combi Oven

I previously had a steam combi Miele oven, we rarely used it, every time you use it the whole inside needs to be cleaned, after use there is always loads…

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27 d27 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Total sqm of house (Sydney)

In north west Sydney they are building 400-500sqm homes on 500-600sqm blocks

27 d27 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Total sqm of house (Sydney)

That’s only for complying development, you can go bigger with a full DA

29 d29 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Total sqm of house (Sydney)

Where on earth did you pull that figure from Alexp? That’s a load of nonsense!

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Double Storey, Double Garage on Narrow block

I think in Sydney you wouldn’t be able to do it. You have to consider what you are sacrificing to get a 25k bonus. Yes it would be nice to…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building a new home

Probably need to provide a little more detail, such as location, number of bedrooms and budget etc.
I can find a builder in every city in Australia that could build a…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Floorplan check - is my study too small?

I agree, its plenty big enough, run cabinetry all along the wall, you’ll still have 1.8m behind you, that is very spacious.
It’s still over 9sqm, so equivalent of a 3x3…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Barrington Homes

First time poster, singing the praises of a builder....hopefully no one will actually think this is factual.
No build is perfect, what about some photos, your story.
Homeone is not free publicity,…

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1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
New house poor quality brickwork..

The first port of call is pay for a building inspector, they will advise what is within tolerances etc

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Metricon (Pheonix 40) Clarendon(Boston 42) - anyone here?

I much prefer the Boston layout. A better dining space. I think you’ll find the metricon living dining very tight. The Boston has better size bedrooms. The only change I’d…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Knock Down Rebuild : Site survey - own or via builder?

We paid $3000 but it also included first draft of plans of a custom home. The survey and soil took about 10 days if I remember correctly.

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom design expensive, so which project builder recommend

I just replied to your similar post on Houzz...

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Knock Down Rebuild : Site survey - own or via builder?

You can get it done through a builder, however negotiate before hand to have full access to the reports once completed. Request that the survey is supplied in DWG format…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Colour questions?

Hi Michelle, just wanted to show you our kitchen in progress, so happy with the domino! Thanks

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Looks beautiful, congratulations :)

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Adding an aircon zone in construction stage

It’s funny that they’ve allowed for 5 air con voids but haven’t actually looked at where the beams go...just laziness I guess.
If you have to go ahead, make sure you…

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