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1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Builder denied the new home warranty for the leak on garage

How can it leak so bad? I assume u don't have picture of outside of the leaking roof?
Interestingly with colorbond roof u would think chances of leaking will be…

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

I would say u would choose various colors glass. Matte, etc (same as splashback).
Matte dark grey would be awesome. Only have to clean once a month. Lol

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1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Yup. I seen it been usd before.
May not be everyone cup of tea look wise but definitely functional.

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Another option is u can use glass instead of stone?

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
New build problem

For something as obvious as this, I reckon u contact the builder and they should rectify it without much argument.

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Where to buy smaller packs of off white cement etc

Hi,
Does anyone know where in Melbourne u can buy smaller packs of off white cement and lime.
I already have my sand.
Trying to make a small batch off white mortar.…

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Very Low Income - Large Deposit - will I get a house loan?

They only look at deposit to see if u have to pay loan mortgage insurance and if u argue for a better interest rate since your deposit is larger.
However…

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Very Low Income - Large Deposit - will I get a house loan?

Serviceability is the no. 1 item lenders look at these days.
With 3 kids and 40k per year unfortunately won't be able to get any meaningful loan amt at all.

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Help with identifying lawn

OK I take it back. Don't think it buffalo. Im comparing it in detail with my buffalo lawn.
My buffalo grass pointy end of each leaf is more or less rounded…

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Help with identifying lawn

I reckon is buffalo.

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Lawn care

My guess is buffalo grass.

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Lawn care

2nd last photo at that time your lawn can still be saved. Ie. Lots of water for a start.
Last photo I think it's gone. U need to lay new…

3 months3 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building a Metricon Hampshire 45 KDR in Melbourne Provincial

U could end up with screw piles and $$ variation?

3 months3 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Floor joist holes for ducting - normal?

Can I say this type of joist used by 99.9% of volume builders and there are tens of thousands of houses in the last 20 years at least.
We have read…

3 months3 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Floor joist holes for ducting - normal?

Volume builders all uses hyjoist.
As oppose to posi strut or pyrda joists.
While custom builders all uses these.
Don't think they r much more expensive just that volume builders build…

4 months4 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
No floor waste in wet areas - problem?

It will smell. Regardless if it has the u bend.

5 months5 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Interesting to see other houses around yours all have similar color tones? ;)
Did the council make it that way? or maybe just the photos.

5 months5 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Sand removal

No it's normal. Throwing unwanted material to next door neighbour is not normal.

6 months6 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Patio area for a new build - What is this?

My guess is your sewage inspection point.

6 months6 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
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Yes it's normal after acid wash and usually good buidlers will patch them up.
And it's not sandy usually it's good.

6 months6 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Future proofing your home with Smart Lighting Control

Does typical house build in last 5 years have neutral wire in their switches?

6 months6 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Lol NZ still uses council to do inspections.
I bet houses in your areas would be better.
In Oz it's all private surveyor and before recently it's all appointed by the…

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6 months6 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks for your detail examples.:
{I know in ours (& our neighbour) they seem to have screws in every second corrugation of the roof sheets.}
I can't really check my 1st floor…

6 months6 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building with Metricon

My SS said, by regulation the sarking should come out a bit from the lip of the roof (not sure if I'm describing it correctly). So naturally it can vibrate…

6 months6 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building with Metricon

Was your old house colorbond roof or tile?
Yeah ,the sarking flapping against the colorbond roof and in some cases even vibrating against the colorbond roof. Crazy.. I recorded the…

6 months6 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building with Metricon

Hi,
For those of you that have sarking with colorbond roof, do you hear flapping, vibration sound from the sarking during strong windy days.
Man, one of my regret is sarking..…

6 months6 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Great timing.
Imagine your admin stage didn't have all the delays. 😉
And completed your build before July..
Market was not great prior to July.

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7 months7 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

I reckon cutting pavers with handgrinder is fine.
At the end u need to choose your battles.
Trades people get annoyed when client tries to tell them on how to…

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