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Huggy_B

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2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Makita Or Milwaukee combo kit

All my work tools are slowly being converted over to Milwaukee. They are fantastic quality and I know the train of thought is that if you're not a tradie just…

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
400mm wide shed

400mm would be fairly pointless to use as a shed IMO.
I have a 700mm under eave one and its a struggle to fit anything decent sized in it.

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Need help on choosing a builder WA

To be brutally honest this is the dumbest question you can ask because every builder will have positive and negative stories.
Troll the web with a budget in mind and…

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Building new Home_Unnecessary cost to avoid

Prioritise the structural changes because these are generally more expensive or impossible to do post handover. Wide doors, high ceilings, bigger rooms, taller internal doors and so fourth.
Cupboard doors,…

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Corner block advice please

FYI, a true -/120/120 window is bloody expensive; a window doesn't constitute a structural part of the building so the first component of the FRL (fire resistance level) is denoted…

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Info & tips for those building in BAL40 and Flame Zone

The most obvious one is can you move the physical location of your house where you plan to build?
I'm surprised that you can use aluminium frames in these BAL wndows.…

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Using a narrow driveway

Buy a skinny car?
How "skinny" are you talking?

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Wildlife negative garden

green concrete so it looks like its grass.

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
K & L's HGWA Build Baldivis

I wouldn't be thrilled if that was my slab......

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
How long did your settlement go over by?

Yeah the worst part was I had hung in there that long I couldn't see any sense in bailing. It tied up my finances for ages, such that I ended…

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
How long did your settlement go over by?

My worst was just over 3 years from signing to titles.

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Mother of all new build threads!

Harder to secure a block than to pick a house design. IMO it's best to sort out buying a block first. No point falling in love with a house design…

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Trees and Neighbours !

Have you considered raking up the leaves your tree is dropping on his lawn?

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
HGWA BUILD "THE HOUSTON"

Well your render is painted, wouldn't it make sense that the downpipe is as well if they are colour matching?

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
HAND OVER COMPLETED 24/11/2015 Alkimos WA, Trinity(atelier v

From my experience, you'll be lucky to get that many plants. They are super stingy with those packages. And I'd suggest doing your own soil prep, they don't bother much…

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Our first home with Summit - WIR pics!!

Nice, mine is a little shorter (3.9m) and a little wider (1.35m)

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Our first home with Summit - WIR pics!!

Can I ask how long and wide your WIR is approx? Trying to get a feel for how big mine will be and I have a similar style to yours.

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Well priced carpet in Perth?

Carpet Liquidators Osborne Park - see Daniel.

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Opinion on this floor plan

The corners are too sharp at 90 degrees.

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Fixing BAL 29 Ember Screens to Aluminium Window Frames

Surely the manufacturer supplies a standard detail for installing a passive fire rated element?

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
600x600 versus 450x450 tiles

600's. In a large area always go bigger to make it look proportional IMO

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
HGWA build Burns Beach- 8 months still no slab

Have you considered putting the long thin ones into the side of the bulkhead?

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
36 Weeks build time & liquidated damages $1 per working day

Its a bit late now saying the LD's are unreasonably low when you've signed a contract I would have thought?

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Increasing borrowing power with lots of dependents?

Go and see a broker before you start panicking.

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
Alfresco

How long is your piece of string?

2 years2 yearsHuggy_BHuggy_B posted:
deposits and building contracts

I'd wager the amount of time they spend up front with you going through designs, getting them drawn up, going back and fourth with changes, going through the restrictions and…

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