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Joined 27 December 2013
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8 years8 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Has anyone built with Hotondo?

Another very happy Hotondo home owner , moved in 12mths ago . Great quality built home .
Hope it all works out well !

8 years8 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Bricks cost

Gday people , I've got about 350 new storm bricks left over I was going to use but now won't and was wondering what there worth is to advertise them…

9 years9 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
What have you done down the side of your house ?

Drainage was my next problem Liliana , I plan on staying under the 75 mm below the weep holes .
My budget is the biggest problem hence why I'm looking…

9 years9 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
What have you done down the side of your house ?

Thanks for the replies people , much appreciated !
Monster , congrats on the boy , you chose a good name !
Grumblebum , that's pretty much what I was looking for…

9 years9 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
What have you done down the side of your house ?

G'day people , I'm in the process of starting work on the new house and have come to the short side of the house , I'm thinking of pebbles and…

What have you done down the side of your house ?
9 years9 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Colourbond Gate Cost

We just payed $440 for a single gate and $840 for doubles and nearly 2m wing fence to gates .
Hope this helps

9 years9 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Levelling topsoil/turf underlay

G'day people , I've started the backyard turf project and need a bit of advice !
It is pretty much solid clay so I got some shredded cow manure and gypsum…

9 years9 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Colorbond Fence Costs

I'd say its reasonable considering u only require 20 metres , I'd guess had u needed 60+ metres the price would've been better.

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Can I ask my builder to move my front water tap?

We wernt real happy with the location of our tap either , I'm pretty sure it's something the council does though and not the builder . Maybe just ask them…

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Celebration Homes - Lennox - All finished - Garden & Lights

The house looks great Rossb !
I'm wondering how wide your back side of the house is as I like the design with rocks and pavers and am thinking of…

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Backyard Flooding and Drainage Problems

That's quite a flood u have there !
Whilst I can't help with your problem yet I'm watching with interest as I think I may have a similar problem with…

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
How long did your painters take ?

Thanks mgilla , it's only a smallish 4br but I'm not sure how many painters will be on site.
Cheers

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
How long did your painters take ?

Our build is up to the painters stage , I'm wondering how long they roughly take and am I right that tiling will be next ?
Cheers

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
USB powerpoints

I'm having 1 installed in each bed room , there a double PowerPoint with 2 USB ports in the middle . I think there a great idea !

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Joel and Brons Hotondo build

Well after lurking around the forum and checking everyone elses beautiful houses going up ive decided ill put up a thread of our home being built .
After a while of…

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Garage shelving/storage ideas

Thanks Edward , I'm thinking of making something similar and using the boxes also , do u have any pics ?

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Garage shelving/storage ideas

Cheers for the great link , they look to make solid stuff which is what I'm after . Thanks Willow !
Cheers

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Exposed Aggregate cost

Hi people , does anyone know roughly the diff in cost from standard concrete around the house to the exposed agg stuff ?
Cheers

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Decking question

Thanks Adam , I'll take all that on board . I'm still deciding on making a deck or concreting the area .
Cheers

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Decking question

Hi , I'm wondering about timber alfresco decking that extends out further than the roof line , how do u manage the wear from the sun compared to under roof…

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Garage shelving/storage ideas

I'm wondering what others have done for storage and shelving in there garage ?
Pics would be great also .
Thanks

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Building My First Home in Brisbane with Hotondo Homes

How'd it all turn out Neg ?
Any finished pictures ?
Cheers

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Fencing question

Thanks , I asked the solicitor and it says what type is required but no rules for the colours , hopefully everyone follows the first and common sence prevails .
Building…

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Simonds Sierra Gold Coast ~ Moved In PICS

Sounds like you've made some handy Changes which should work well. Good luck with it all , the sierra is a beautiful house !

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Fencing question

Thanks for the help , we are only to the contract stage of the land which is being handled by the conveyency people and the deposit will be done this…

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
Fencing question

G'day people , I've got a couple of questions that some may be able to help me with .
We've bought a block in a new stage of an estate and…

10 years10 yearsJoefish2Joefish2 posted:
G'day all

Hi people I'm new here and have been looking around for a few weeks , lots of great info that I hope will help me whilst having my house built.
Cheers

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