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8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Demolition, salvaging home

hey Sunshine,
you can do it in whatever time frame you want, we had the time so it was no big issue to us. You have to be out…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Demolition, salvaging home

By the time the demolition crew came for the big pull down we had removed all tapware, bathroom, windows, carpets, doors, carport, robes, curtains, awnings, front fence, pavers, retaining walls,…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Demolition, salvaging home

We demolished our house last year in Melbourne. We wanted to recycle as much as we could, interestingly enough the companies who were prepared to do lots of recycling…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Premier Builders Group

I agree BurleighJ, glad your build is going well. Actually the others I have heard of who are building with Onley are happy too so they must be doing…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Microwave location

ours will be like Laila's, behind a door and on a shelf above our toaster and kettle. I have a WIP but its not enormous so I am happy…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Poll - Grooves up or down on decking ?

grooves down! Our previous house had grooves up merbau, what a waste. Not only did everything underneath rot through but it was painful to walk on after a…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Premier Builders Group

Was the problem with Premier or Onley? Onley have only been building for Premier for less than a year I thought. And room4acubby had Romeo as a builder…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Tiled Roof vs Colourbond - pros/cons (and noise question)

Ask any SES member and they will tell you to go for colorbond and make sure you have eaves. They do a lot of call outs to homes where…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Custom Designed House in Settlers Run

Hey Justin and Michelle,
I understand the concern about walking through the kitchen, it does seem a little awkward. Can I ask if you already have kids or not? …

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Costs to build a new home.

How long is a piece of string? Costing a house is all dependent on the materials you use so very hard to know without knowing what they are. …

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Premier Builders Group

Hi we are building with Premier in Greensborough. Our builder is Prime and we are building a modified Delatite/Jameison Attic.
See our blog if you like for more info.

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Recommend me a Painter! Melb NE

i have a great painter, very much a perfectionist about his job. Has worked twice for me and been great. PM me for his mobile. Based around…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
What colour ceaser stone benchtop have you got?? - HELP!!!

We are having antique white cabinetry with Cracked Pepper caeserstone.
If I could work out how to put up a picture I would. I have blogged a picture in my…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
What are you most looking forward to?

I am looking forward to:
storage
a pantry bigger than a small fridge
a garage with internal access
a room that no lego shall leave from (kids rumpus)
a big bedroom
no more kids sharing…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
External Stairs - who is responsible

issued solved, builder has agreed to put in the timber stairs at the front door...all good and thanks for the advice.

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
External Stairs - who is responsible

yeah we will get something more permanent done after we are done building, more interested in who puts up the temp timber stairs at the front until then.

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
External Stairs - who is responsible

ok. Amazing what you think is in the price sometimes and then it isn't. So will need to sort out something for the front...fun.

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
External Stairs - who is responsible

We are about to start building our new home and are going over our contract.
Our house is slightly raised at the front requiring stairs and an alfresco area out the…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
South east VIC Builders

we are about to start building with premier now. Has taken a lot longer that we would have liked but thats not completely premiers fault. Quality is great…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
South east VIC Builders

Try Premier Builders Group, they have some lovely homes

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
House Demolitions in Melbourne - Any recommendations please

We used Mick Hassall Demolition, he is a registered asbestos remover. Cost was really good in comparison to the other 5 quotes we got. PM me for his…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Home Building Blogs

ok so I am completely dumb..I have looked at the first list of blogs on this topic and we aren't on there..is that the only place it would be.
Here are…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Has anyone built a split level house?

We are building a tri level house with a basement to take care of our slope. Going through Premier Builders Group here in Melbourne, LP Warren are another good…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
"Hidden" cost of building a house in an established suburb

Definitely go and see your local council first to see what overlays are there, this could save you a heap of money.
We paid to get the electricity on our side…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Anyone built/building on a sloping block (down from street)?

Oh I forgot to say we are building in an established area, and Premier do a good range of period style homes too.
And yes I just saw the other messages…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Anyone built/building on a sloping block (down from street)?

Hi Cinder,
we are building (well about to start building) in Melb north east as well. We have taken advantage of our slope by putting in a daylight basement at…

8 years8 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Home Building Blogs

Hi, this may sound stupid but where is this list held? I saw the first posts on this thread had a heap of blogs but I can't find where…

9 years9 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Premier Builders Group

we are now going with Prime Projects Construction rather than Onley. Just weren't comfortable with all the reviews we were hearing. Much happier now.

9 years9 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Premier Builders Group

Have found out this week that due to the illness of one of the Romeo directors our home will no longer be built by them. They are apparently still…

9 years9 yearslinnibealinnibea posted:
Premier Builders Group

this is my first post to homeone. We are about to start building with Premier builders/Romeo Homes on our block in Greensborough. Have a bit of a set…

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