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Hazelnutty

Preston Beach WA
Joined 5 February 2020
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8 months8 monthsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Builder to Assist OB Perth

Maybe try a building inspector? Or an engineer?

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8 months8 monthsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Implications of Sloped land

Hi,
You can look at alternate designs (pole home, split level etc). It does add cost to a build, but usually there is a reason why you want the block.. mine…

10 months10 monthsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Cleaning high windows voids, etc

Telescopic window cleaning wands ?

1 year1 yearHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Off The Plan - paid holding deposit, now price has changed?

Have you got a contract? What does it say ?

1 year1 yearHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Bathroom layout from new home

Do you have a current bath? Mark out 650 from it. Put a cardboard box next to - see how it feels? Or mark the dimensions out on the garage…

1 year1 yearHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Bathroom layout from new home

Yes, id say its probably a bit too squeezey... especially as you’ll struggle with the door opening for the shower too maybe constantly whacking it into the bath unless you…

1 year1 yearHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Floor insulation - thermal bridge

Wouldnt be held by something like: https://youtu.be/fIKCNPKI0AI

1 year1 yearHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Garage size questions

How long is a piece of string....?
How I determined the size requirement for me (one car garage + storage):
- drew a shell of a garage
- drew storage - googled sizes…

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1 year1 yearHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
OB course - WA

*bump*
Due to Covid and the subsequent ‘fun’, I had a bit of a delay in doing my course and getting started on my build.
Ended up on the Homebase OB course…

2 years2 yearsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Why don’t builders build on stumps?

Thanks alexp79
That doesnt look like something that would work for my situation...

2 years2 yearsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Staircase finish

It doesn’t necessarily need to be flush, but it shouldnt look like that.

2 years2 yearsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Why don’t builders build on stumps?

*bump*
Interestingly, i have a sloping sandy site which i am being told will cost me ‘$100,000 to get out of the ground’. Being an enviro, I am keen for a…

2 years2 yearsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Staircase finish

Lazy carpentry. Even the other cut looks average. Ask supervisor how they will rectify, or have a look at your drawings and see if it was detailed.

2 years2 yearsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Overshadowing

My understanding is if it doesnt comply, it then has to go through development approval, where you would be contacted for comment, and it may be opened up for public…

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2 years2 yearsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Should I buy extra downlights?

Yes, if it matters to you to have them all the same, then buy a few extra just in case.
Manufacturers change designs and sizes, so no guarantees that you will…

2 years2 yearsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
OB course - WA

Not sure yet - i assume its the same course for everything in WA? Its just a piece of paper which allows you to apply to the building commission?
Unless i’ve…

2 years2 yearsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
OB course - WA

Howdy,
Doing a new build, possibly kit home...

2 years2 yearsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
OB course - WA

Hi all,
Just wondering what Owner Builder (OB) course has everyone completed or suggest completing?
Homebase is the one I’ve heard of before, but many others pop up when googling.
Prices seem to…

2 years2 yearsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Greetings from WA

Cheers! Ive been reading that already, and making my own notes. Pretty lucky, built houses before with project builders (2004 & 2007) and a commercial property in 2010...

2 years2 yearsHazelnuttyHazelnutty posted:
Greetings from WA

Howdy,
Just thought I’d post up and say gdday.
I have just put an offer on a coastal property ’down south’ (south-west wa). Its a sloping block, east facing, but potential unobstructed…

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