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20 h20 hgogo65gogo65 posted:
Our House in Tarneit

Thi thread is over 8 years old, I doubt the original poster checks in anymore.

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5 d5 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Longreach 33- Our country home

Wow its looking good, they are moving fast!

6 d6 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
What will happen to the brickworks if it rained heavily on t

You didn’t say it was wet....

6 d6 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
What will happen to the brickworks if it rained heavily on t

Bricks get rained on all the time, regardless of whether the house is under construction or not.
I’m not sure what the difference would be?

9 d9 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building with Elderton Home

There hasn’t been much recently.
My daughters friend recently pulled out of a contract with them, as there land was delayed with registration (house and land package) and they were going…

10 d10 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building with Elderton Home

I’d suggest going over to the building a new house forum and search there. There is definetly a few threads around there(a little old maybe)

10 d10 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Getting out of HIA contract

You will not be within the cooling off period then.
Have they started construction?
Unlikely you’ll have to pay 30% of the contract price but they will most definitely hit you for…

10 d10 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Sitecost and bored piers

You should have an allowance for some site costs and lineal metres for piers.
You should be able to find out the additional cost per l/m from your builder.
Alternative measures to…

10 d10 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building Chifley 40 with Rawson

A few comments, not Rawson related.
There is no access to a powder room on the ground floor without either going into bed 5, or into the office, for a house…

16 d16 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building quality volume vs custom builder

I know lots of project builders use 70mm frame whereas most custom builders will use 90mm, they have smaller gaps between timbers etc(sorry not sure on the correct words), lots…

17 d17 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
sumsub's Building thread

Rjbhai02,
I’m not sure if you realise this build was in 2010, I doubt sumsub would still be on homeone, most people finish their build then move on....
She last posted 5…

19 d19 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Window or Mirror Splashback ... Love them or hate them?

This will be my fourth build! So it can’t be to bad

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19 d19 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Window or Mirror Splashback ... Love them or hate them?

Sorry this is all I’ve got, I’ve probably got some in my original thread...

Window or Mirror Splashback ... Love them or hate them?
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19 d19 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Window or Mirror Splashback ... Love them or hate them?

Hi BNA,
Welcome back to the forum,
I’ve also wandered back here after recently selling our house that we built in 2012 and buying more land.
We had a window splash back and…

20 d20 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building Plans

Also the WC jutting into the garage, will make the garage to small to park a car. I’d put the storage that you have on the right side of garage…

20 d20 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building Plans

I’d extend the shower in the ensuite to the full length and have no door, easier to clean and you get a double shower

24 d24 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
TERMINATING LAND PURCHASE CONTRACT

Speak to your solicitor, but generally yes, you will lose your 10% deposit.

24 d24 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Owner Builder Pool

Love it!

24 d24 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Sydney Pool and Spa Expo

We went today and while it was ok, I certainly wouldn’t pay to go again.
We go to the 4wd and camping show etc and have no issues paying but there…

26 d26 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Longreach 33- Our country home

The contrast of the bricks and roof looks great, its nice to see a more traditional build with a lovely modern twist :)

26 d26 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Wow, so much thought has gone into the planning stage.
Your plans look great and it should be very thermally efficient.
It seems most people on here, dont think about orientation etc…

27 d27 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Checking compliances for a land - whose responsibility?

Normally the owner would provide details to the builder about any requirements from the developer.
The builders generally know the rules for each council, but the specifics for each development, would…

28 d28 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Wincrest are threatening to sue for defamation

Sejae,
I do feel for you and hope you come to a resolution.
In regards to wisdom homes, they actually were taken to the ACCC and were forced to remove the clause…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
indoor gas point and electrical points advice

I think you need a two way switch for the living/meals area and the entry. So you can turn light on/off at different places. Maybe where the the kitchen light…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Land Registration? Kellyville - Balmoral Road Release

Manny007, I have followed this thread, as I built just off Balmoral road 6years ago.
Surprises me just how much the land price increased in a few short years.
We have recently…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Why do you need this?
You don’t want grey water to flush your toilet?

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
What to do when the builder refused to rectify the defects?

I think with the sink, you will struggle to say its a defect, when you look online it clearly has the lip, which is likely for the drainer/chopping board accessory…

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