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1 d1 dNeatepNeatep posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

We had to wait 8 weeks from PCI for handover, and that was only for small cosmetic things that we identified. Luckily, we were able to identify bigger issues during…

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3 d3 dNeatepNeatep posted:
Builder denied the new home warranty for the leak on garage

They have now given you two bits of useful information.
- They have now stated what their design is (or is meant to be) and its that of the default…

4 d4 dNeatepNeatep posted:
Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered

Not sure if you are still around - however;
Looking at karndean longboard loose lay.
They suggest "Karndean hi tac pressure sensitive adhesive" is used in grid pattern. While you are saying…

6 d6 dNeatepNeatep posted:
Builder denied the new home warranty for the leak on garage

Wow that video.... Wow...
How they can think something like that isn't covered I have no idea.
Please keep us updated with the outcome.
Good luck.

2 months2 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
neighbours slab is about 2 feet high wonder if this requires

I doubt one will be needed.
If one is, its up to them. As they modified the land.
They are meant to be responsible for additional water runoff though.

2 months2 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Floor Plans Feedback

Wow.
Some small things.
- Do you really want the fridge in the pantry. The 'keep the kitchen triangle small' (fridge - sink - stove) is out of whack when you…

3 months3 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
New Home construction slab crack

From what i've heard hairline cracks are incredibly common and nothing to be worried about.
The third party inspector actually commented on how few ours had compared to normal. (guess we…

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3 months3 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

I think the colours look fine. I remember showing your colour choices to my wife when looking at colours ourselves. What don't you like about it?
Although I did think that…

5 months5 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Shower niche depth

Yes.
Niche's are built by building it into the wall. Effectively there is no wall beyond the plaster board and tiles. Hence it will be the width of the wall…

5 months5 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
builder insurance lapse

Thats what i thought as well. Fairly certain i read that you need to have insurance from (including) the day you get the keys.

5 months5 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Help with selecting windows/glass for open plan reno

40% of insulation benefit is from the roof. The rest is from the windows. So make sure you have high level insulation in the roof. (its generally quite cheap for…

5 months5 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Decisions, Decisions.

- First bedroom doorway will conflict with the front door.
- Ensuite setup is a bit weird. From your bedroom to go have a shower - do you really want to…

5 months5 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Overlooking issues

I saw someone post a comment that even if you do need them due to council regulations. Just ask for clear windows with obscured window film (or state that you…

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6 months6 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Need some advice about building proposal

Sorry. I do not know. I saw it when i was emailed a list of costs, of what money was paid to who, and that largest cheque was for the…

6 months6 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Need some advice about building proposal

I just bought a block of land. 399k.
Of that,
- 28k tax
- 1k fees for registering.
- 2k solicitor fees for selling.
- 500$ put aside for potential rates that need…

6 months6 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Feedback on floor plan

Seems nice. Huge place!
A few random thoughts while looking at it.
Main bedroom will get cold as its directly above the garage (which can't be sealed properly due to the garage…

7 months7 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
How common is it to switch builders?

Just looked at burbank. Base price for 401 is about 310k. So i presume with additions (insulation, flooring, driveway, modifications) it would push up to 400 fairly easily. More if…

7 months7 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
comments on floor plan - 2 storey

Sunroom isn't going to get much sun. Except a bit in the morning.
The main bedroom is above the garage, so you will want insulation in between your bedroom floor/garage roof…

7 months7 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
New Build - What to add for future Airconditioner units

Hi all,
We are building a new house with Burbank in Brisbane. We have just done our electrical choices. However there is one issue I thought of near the end that…

7 months7 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Raised house

I think they all build on stilts. They just don't have them shown in their designs.
At least Burbank and... I think ?Clarendon ? said that.
Although I think they avoid it…

8 months8 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Cutting down or waiting to start build?

I would do A.
I know its not turnkey, but you could also remove driveway and flooring and you will likely save 10k by doing it yourself.
Most of the high level…

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8 months8 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Anyone used Hotondo Homes Rochedale (Mt Gravatt) before?

Late thread. But thought i'd post.
Haven't built with them.
However, they are building next door to us. (new land, that was subdivided - so we are both looking to build at…

8 months8 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Building at th back side of a street

135m is actually unusable. meaning you have a <400m2 block. (great for kids to play on driveway later though)
driveway will be 50m2 larger than normal. so 3000$+ more to add…

8 months8 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
$100 for 2017 Henley Brochure

Most builders in VIC seem to use the same storage website. This is VIC, Jan 2017, although when you click on it and read it it says OCT 2018. So…

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