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4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

i should be starting sometime in October , just waiting demo to complete when tenants moved out no later than early September

4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

What area cooper ? And if you chose timber frame ?
They should be pretty free given the housing market has changed drastically this year.
Anyone regret building as bank…

4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Like wise . Fingers crossed we can stay below $10k

4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

How much per room with the standard range ?

5 months5 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

It’s a scam as the builders want to protect their margin . Not much we can do about it is what makes it frustrating.
But could be worse with other builders

5 months5 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

I think they are quick now because the market has changed and they no longer have back logs .. good for us building now as won’t be 44 weeks but…

5 months5 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Mate , they will slap you another $1000 to do that , doubt you will be looking at your box once the house is built so don’t worry about it…

5 months5 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Never ends LevaneT..
At least you are 30% in .

5 months5 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Thanks LevaneT
I was going for the still but opt for the wood in the end. ( one of the many struggles in the build to decide )
My budget…

5 months5 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Hi LevaneT and Ymiao
This is the place I am not sure who will be doing it and at what cost . $10k for storm water is good as provisional sum…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Was that floor to ceiling height through your bathrooms ??
#Timl

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

What is your site cost for the drop edge beam L?
Seems like you have them all over the slab ?
Must not be cheap.

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Thanks for sharing Tara,
We didn’t pay attention to the windows but luckily we had to reduce the size due to CDC CODES so may be ok with that.
We…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
CAT6 Wiring cost "per point"

AllCastle Homes charges $138 for Cat5E and $168 for CAT 6.... Big catch is still need to pay $110~ $140 to terminate them... ( Fuming at the moment but think…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Thanks for sharing tim.
AC IS SLOW but we went with them as their first floor plan is second to none.
No one offers 5 by 3 or 15 sq …

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Will share once I have more time to sit at the pc and figure out how to load them here.
I think AC HAS MORE active bloggers now to share their…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Hi Amy
Electricals will be finalised once I negotiate with them the rip off price they are charging for the data pt,
Finance just got approved so will be evicting…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Hi Miao
With HFC ITS AN OVERHEAD CABLE. From the pole to the house so I am guessing through the roof at this stage .
You are lucky you have HTTP…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Thanks ,
I am in the HFC AREA so I presume any Foxtel cable outlet will be my NBN PT FROM THE INSIDE
not sure how AND WHERE NBN box…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

This is what I am trying to figure out.
Where is your conduit placed from to the upper living ? Or the linen ?

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

This is the quote from AC to Clipsal
If the owners are doing their own hub the standard point are terminated on the garage gyprock wall at no extra cost…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Hi Ymiao
Did AC CHARGE you extra to have them terminated into upstairs linen ?
Can you share just your data plan and cost by Clipsal as I just got notified…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

I think with NBN IT is such a shambles as it depends where you are , how close you are to the exchange , HUB ETC and most importantly…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

I think width is the most important for double door fridges instead of depths .
I initially asked for 1.2 meter width but narrow it down to 1.1 meter considering…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Ouch, that is what I am preventing .
As long as they don’t change their policy , I have been told it’s free to reinstall and just need to ask…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Thanks Mojit. when you say cable only, you don't need wiring inside the house/walls[/quote
HFC IS connected via Cable which is same as Foxtel tv . In theory , once NBN…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

I didn’t do mine as AC HOMES. Charges $700 for NBN lead in .
Luckily they were honest about it as I am in HFC AREA which means it’s CABLE…

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Yup , same issue with all castle homes
How is it they can put a box on the ceiling but can install the lights beats me .

6 months6 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

I stupidly sound proofed the room already $500 isn’t too bad I thought..
Oh well , any tips on how to upload a phot so we can all help Escher…

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