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2 d2 djcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Hi sunbox24 my house design is Kirra which is 23.9sq almost similar to your Oak design. You can check the floor plan as I am pretty sure the living…

10 d10 djcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Could be their own practice as it is cheaper than mixing the dark tint oxide to the concrete before pouring. So what happens is they only do top coat rather…

10 d10 djcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

What I actually meant was if they poured coloured concrete at all or did they only use dark tint on top of plain concrete to make it look dark?

10 d10 djcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

For those who did driveway with NLH, was it coloured through concrete or just tinted sealed on top of plain concrete?

26 d26 djcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Hi Brooke28 it is going to be an exciting journey. All the best and share with us your experience as you build your dream home

1 month1 monthjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Hi Sunbox24 whereabouts are you building? Regarding the driveway I know the contractor doing it for New Living as I currently engaged their service in my build in Spring…

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2 months2 monthsjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

To those who build in Camden council and did their driveway after handover (not included in the NLH contract), did you have to pay to council separately for driveway application?
Apparently…

2 months2 monthsjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Yes mate I actually thought about the error you had in your build when I saw the wrong colour on my bench top. I will have a chat with SS…

2 months2 monthsjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Will call my SS today and probably do that. I will share here my experience on how it will go.

2 months2 monthsjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

So I visited my house yesterday and found a lot of work already being completed. But when I had a peek through the lounge room window I noticed they put…

2 months2 monthsjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Did you have to pay for electricity during the construction stage? I got a bill from AGL it did not say any useage details so probably this is just…

3 months3 monthsjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Hi pw1923 how’s your build going? Did you buy the ceiling fan outside and have them install for you? I have paid for the ceiling fan provision and they charged…

3 months3 monthsjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

You can check the contract you signed with them if all these 36 downlights were part of the tender. I know one guy here who has them included so he…

3 months3 monthsjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Wow, congratulations! The fun part of building begins. Whereabouts are you building? I am in Springfarm area and my SS is Andrew who has been very nice. He calls…

3 months3 monthsjcal14jcal14 posted:
Building with New Living Homes

Ah see, didn’t know they can do that. I will try to speak to them again and explore how to go about it.
Thanks a lot and hope you are…

3 months3 monthsjcal14jcal14 posted:
Building with New Living Homes

Hi guys, for those of you who already build has anyone done their downlights with NLH electrician - Jade electrical?
I am now leaning to go with them as the quote…

6 months6 monthsjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

It will be 3 weeks waiting on CDC approval making the whole waiting time to total of 10 weeks now since the land has registered. I can’t understand how…

7 months7 monthsjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Wow that was fast!
I am still waiting for my CDC approval, which they say will take 6 to 8 weeks from the permits approval through to CDC

1 year1 yearjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Fyi NLH change their price quarterly so usually around this timing for Q2 unless they have extended it a bit by few days.
My tender was quoted July last year…

1 year1 yearjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

It comes to personal preference if you want to change the type of downlight, as for me I will be doing all the downlights after handover and wanted to have…

1 year1 yearjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

It is an upgrade to include downlights so it is not part of their standard inclusions. You can however still do this and NLH will charge additional mark up or…

1 year1 yearjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Thanks shon-aa

1 year1 yearjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Hi shon-aa, does this mean the prices will be included on the NLH contract or we pay them directly?

1 year1 yearjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

We are exactly on the same boat as our land registration was pushed back to Q3 this year so still have time to save up some more then whatever shortfall…

1 year1 yearjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

That is about the same cost of savings I am looking at so it is a really good point to consider, apart from the huge range of selection.
The other…

1 year1 yearjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Thanks a lot shon-aa, I was aware about the wet area but did not know they will also do the patio and alfresco so that translates to around 25sqm less…

1 year1 yearjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Will do that then. Thanks a lot cherryripe

1 year1 yearjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Who is NLH tile supplier and any idea of the price of the tiles that comes with the standard range of selection?
I am also contemplating to do my own…

1 year1 yearjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Totally depends on what you are after. I found that NLH is "what you see is what you get" if you walk in their display homes. So if you…

1 year1 yearjcal14jcal14 posted:
New Living Homes

Hi sms14, who is your consultant at Oran Park and what sort of problems have you had? I am building Kirra house model with them. Appreciate your insights.

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