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5 d5 dkesterkester posted:
HIA Build Contract without updated plans

Been asked to sign contract before prestart. Final drawings or plans can only be done with all the potential changes after prestart. Is it normal?

8 d8 dkesterkester posted:
About facade choice

Would choose the layout. Facade can be changed regardless? Personally going with #1. Not into that kind of look.

8 d8 dkesterkester posted:
Bathroom Tiles After Handover

What if I can get the same batches from tile supplier? Do I need to let builder know and not to plaster the bathroom?

8 d8 dkesterkester posted:
Tiling after handover - new

Need help with tiling for bathroom after handover. Full height to ceiling.
1. Do I need the remove the plaster from the walls?
2. Do I tile up to cornice edge? Or…

16 d16 dkesterkester posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

Your selection is good in my opinion. The darker render (veiled dusk) complements the face brick nicely. From facade picture, the dark blue roof tile feels out of place to…

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16 d16 dkesterkester posted:
Kitchen bin drawer

Was looking at this myself. Plan on installing this in future. Not sure if you have some other bin in mind. Hafele does have other solutions as well.

16 d16 dkesterkester posted:
Laminex Burnished Wood Silk Finish

Wow, looks very nice. 40mm stonebench and waterfall edge. Nice.

16 d16 dkesterkester posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

Nice colour selection. I would go with Barwon too but since it is gonna cost extra, it is down to your preference.
Door wise, I would not go with double doors.…

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19 d19 dkesterkester posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

Very good looking house!

19 d19 dkesterkester posted:
Loft style homes by New Generations? WA

Looking through many builders, from all the quotes, the lowest I get is around $740 per sqm. No flooring, just stonebench throughout, higher ceilings, ducted aircon and the usual sales…

22 d22 dkesterkester posted:
slab photos for your comments please

I am thinking of using third party inspector to do slab inspection during construction. Do they generally need to be present when the concrete slab is being laid or poured?…

22 d22 dkesterkester posted:
Loft style homes by New Generations? WA

NewGen loft looks nice, especially the one you linked in first post. Been there myself.
They are one of the better project builders I would say. Didn't like the consultant, he…

1 month1 monthkesterkester posted:
Future proofing your home with Smart Lighting Control

How much does project builder typically charge for neutral wire for smart switch cabling? Any electrician?

2 months2 monthskesterkester posted:
WA - Home Security - After Handover or With Builder

Hi Vivek28,
Can you elaborate on what provisioning I need for that? Per line item would be helpful.
Thank you.

2 months2 monthskesterkester posted:
WA - Home Security - After Handover or With Builder

Hi all,
Wondering if I should do alarm and CCTV with third party (after handover) or with builder?
Just thinking that if I do that later after handover, there may be extra…

2 months2 monthskesterkester posted:
Cement render with membrane paint vs acrylic render

Is there any difference to acrylic render finish/texture?
How to maintain this type of render? Another paint coat?

2 months2 monthskesterkester posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi Michelle,
Thank you for the reply. By any chance do you know what it would cost for these two carpets per sqm in WA?

3 months3 monthskesterkester posted:
Cornice Choice

Hi all,
Can you help with cornice selection and estimated pricing per linear meter or sqm?
Currently most builders I spoke to offer standard cove cornices, looking to upgrade to shadowline or…

3 months3 monthskesterkester posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi,
Have some recommendations from flooring store. St Helier from Tuftmaster, Verve from Cavalier Bremworth and Lux from Standard Carpets.
Are these any good? Which one is best? And what do I…

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4 months4 monthskesterkester posted:
Home Consultants

Thanks @.
I find that all home consultants are quite dishonest... One consultant offered me a promo package to upgrade solar or kitchen appliance. After researching online, I found that I…

4 months4 monthskesterkester posted:
Home Consultants

Hi all,
Been to couple of display homes and talked to some home consultants. Had some different sales approach from these consultants. Have some questions:
- Is it normal for them not…

4 months4 monthskesterkester posted:
Buying Land - WA - Perth, South of River

Thank you. Will look at those places for potential :)

4 months4 monthskesterkester posted:
Buying Land - WA - Perth, South of River

Thank you. Yes, Piara Waters and Success are about the same. Any idea which suburb has lower crime rates or better security?

4 months4 monthskesterkester posted:
Buying Land - WA - Perth, South of River

Hi all
I am looking for land lots, south of the river, Perth, WA. Interested areas include Southern River, Harrisdale, Piara Waters, Banjup, Success and Hammond Park.
May I ask for advices…

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