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6 months6 monthsHerreHerre posted:
My builder would like me to sign contract with another build

Our DA ( first floor addition) was finally approved after 3 months’ waiting. And I got a call from my builder to ask me to sign the final contract with…

11 months11 monthsHerreHerre posted:
Inner Melbourne - additional floor ext. 2bd 1bath addition

Hi Noel,
I am planning for a first floor addition as well. I am living in Ryde Area in Sydney.
The builder we are working with is Keystone Home Addition,…

12 months12 monthsHerreHerre posted:
Second Story Addition Sydney

thank you for sharing your experience mate, we are currently in the early stage of fist floor addition ( Sydney)
we have received an estimate ( not a quote yet)…

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Flood zone will require raised floor level to 1 in 100 year flood level plus margin and that increase the drop edge beam and brick cost. Site access is also…

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

it is truly a shock Stan, they have to raise the building by around 1M,which will definitely make our house thieves' first choice also the idiot on that street......
Extend…

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2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

It is really a WOW, I may have to shop around the other builder now

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

They need raise the new house over 1 meter as we are in flood zone....100K site cost is really a shock

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Out of budget now....

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Just got our site cost quotation.....100K! Shock me down

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

it is amazing!!! u r truely a superman!

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Hey all, i think what they charged to upgrade first floor from 2400 to 2590 is quite exaggerated! $8900, from my research, what they quoted last year is around $5000…

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Hey Moji, just got quote today for the ceiling height, it is 4500 to upgrade ground floor from 2590 to 2700 and 8900 for first floor from 2400 to 2590…

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
Henley Electra 35 Building Altona 2019 - Knock Down rebuild

Thanks for sharing, totally agree with your choice on AMP, 3 phases 63 amps will give you lots of flexibility to add extra appliances

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

I will probably go for R6 for ceiling and R2.5HD for both internal and external walls, as from the other thread, the worker mixed the insulation for internal and external…

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Awesome man! I am thinking about BOSE 7.1 as well if I still get money left ; )

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Thanks Miao, ACH will only put insulation in external walls and ceiling, did you add soundproof insulation in the internal walls?
My friend recommended me to upgrade the ceiling to R6,…

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
Insulation is it worth upgrading???

good spot on

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
Insulation is it worth upgrading???

your upgrade and addition price is quite reasonable, we are thinking about to upgrade the ceiling and walls as well, as we only get 1.5 for external wall, 3.5 for…

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Here are some tips about the insulation, I checked ACH website, it looks like they will upgrade external stud wall to R2.0, and R3.5 to trussed roof ceiling areas…

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

By the way it is hard to trust product reviews and Google reviews, who know how many bloggers they use to raise up the star?
Clareton’s review is nearly 5…

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Not quite sure about her, as most of us deals with David in Kellyville, he works in this industry over 30 years, very familiar with most council/CDC requirements.

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

exactly, despite the price, I especially like their design, no waste of rooms, it is quite spacious compares with the other companies.
By the way guys, got my flood level…

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

it is great you share that, will definitely think about upgrade the garage door ( from garage to dinning room)

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Yes, they will upgrade the ground floor to 2.59 for free as it is included in the super infinite package.

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

quite dear.... in this case I will probably only upgrade the first floor to 2.59... and no ceiling fans as their installation is probably more expensive than getting a Dyson…

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

I see...Probably it will take longer in Ryde as well, may i know the extra you paid to upgrade 1st floor to 2.59 and did you upgrade the doors as…

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Hi guys, just wondering which ceiling height you go for? easybuild super infinite upgrade package includes free Ground Floor upgrade from 2.4 to 2.59. First floor remains 2.4 (…

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

figure and toe crossed... the flood level report will take Ryde council 10 working days....

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Thank you Miao, just got a call from ACH to request flood report from local council.
no doubt our site cost will jet up :cry:

2 years2 yearsHerreHerre posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

I see, I just did some research about the hydraulic plan, it looks like OSD ( water tank for rainwater) is the most important part. wish this will be exempted.…

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