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3 months3 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Lennox and Bonair

Greetings roomies,
27 SQ house in VIC.
Builder has proposed a Bonair MB-5NC 30 KW with a Lennox 16KW addon cooler.
Any experiences thoughts to share about the above (please) ? what…

3 months3 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Custom builder checks - Mel

Greetings all,
Does anyone know of a service that does custom builder background checks ?
Does something like that even exist ?
Cheers
MB

4 months4 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
New home designer/architect ?

May be the phase I was going through with the bulk builders and the timeline matches. Had put the momentum on ice for a bit till we finalized a few…

4 months4 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
New home designer/architect ?

Greetings,
We are looking at building our new home. Have been through bulk builders seeing what they can offer and the options they bring on to the table doesn't seem…

5 months5 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
New home. Frustrating battles with the builder to fix

Greetings,
We got our new home handed over late May/early June 2019.Now there are few repairs that obviously were overlooked and highlighted to the builder at PCI which are still getting…

5 months5 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Timber bi-fold doors.

Greetings all !!
I'm thinking of a double glazed timber bi-fold door 2400 X 2100. I have seen some pretty nasty installations where the door sometimes gets held/jammed on the tracks,…

6 months6 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
evaporative cooling

Hi Roomies,
Going to build close to the bay in Vic. Looking for suggestions on the heating and cooling.
Evap. cooling, does that bring in the outdoor stink indoors ? Well,…

6 months6 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Saltwater Coast Estate - Whats It Like?

Thanks for taking the time to respond Salty.
The titles are apparently next week :)
The most accommodative builder we got was Mimosa so far. How about…

6 months6 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
baffled

Greetings all,
I'm getting to the pointy end of finalising a new build. I'm fretting the coloraturas appointment and I'm 100% I'll be depending this for years to come.
There's so…

7 months7 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Building closer to the bay in VIC

Thanks again for your reply.
I was referring to a building inspector who will be contracted by me to inspect the stages rather than the builder's surveyor. Used the wrong term…

7 months7 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Building closer to the bay in VIC

Thanks again for your reply.
I was referring to a building inspector who will be contracted by me to inspect the stages rather than the builder's surveyor. Used the wrong term…

7 months7 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Building closer to the bay in VIC

Thanks again for your reply.
I was referring to a building inspector who will be contracted by me to inspect the stages rather than the builder's surveyor. Used the wrong term…

7 months7 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Saltwater Coast Estate - Whats It Like?

Greetings Salty,
I'm pretty much in s a similar situation to you. :)
Waiting for 34A to title. Did you get answers to the questions you have posted…

7 months7 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Building closer to the bay in VIC

Thanks for your insights @buildingexpert.
May be a question for a good building surveyor to assist during the build process.

7 months7 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Mimosa Independent Building Inspections

Smallminds,
Who can give legal advice on such issues. Once upon a time, tried solicitors who claim they are HIA blah. They didn't give any wriggle room than what was…

7 months7 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Building closer to the bay in VIC

Greetings,
I'm planning of a single story house closer to the bay, not directly facing.
I'm getting bit worried about the salt in the air. What advice do you have…

7 months7 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Mimosa Independent Building Inspections

Greetings all,
If the builder has a clause for charging for inspections, can the owner challenge a stage payment and/or have a counter clause stating that all/reasonable defects needs to be…

8 months8 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Fence and boundary - Puzzled

Thanks Hills,
Is that a surveyor i have to hire ?

8 months8 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Fence and boundary - Puzzled

Hi Roomies,
I opted for a turnkey house/land. When the builder does the fencing how can i confirm that they have put up the fence maintaining the correct boundary ?
Do i…

9 months9 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Plantation shutters

G'day everyone,
I like the idea of plantation shutters also i like the idea of the wooden frames and the window sill.
I tend to think when the shutters are put…

9 months9 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Mimosa Independent Building Inspections

Smallminds,
Do you know if there's any progress by ACCC to get this this clause removed by builders ?
Kind regards
MB

9 months9 monthsmbarlow69mbarlow69 posted:
Refrigerated cooling

VATA, not a reply as such as i'm not proving advice just adding on to the question.
I'm looking, rather considering Ref. cooling for a 27-28 sq single story house.…

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