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12 months12 monthsNeatepNeatep posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

I was expecting that too, but the quotes came in quite a bit higher. I think thats the pricing guide for basic cement driveways which are usually easier access and…

1 year1 yearNeatepNeatep posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

So much drama... so annoying.
Is it delaying the handover? Have they admitted their mistake? Will they fix it?
We've just moved into ours, and there are a few things i…

1 year1 yearNeatepNeatep 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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1 year1 yearNeatepNeatep 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…

1 year1 yearNeatepNeatep 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…

1 year1 yearNeatepNeatep 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.

1 year1 yearNeatepNeatep 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.

1 year1 yearNeatepNeatep 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…

1 year1 yearNeatepNeatep 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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1 year1 yearNeatepNeatep 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…

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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…

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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.

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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…

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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…

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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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2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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…

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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…

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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…

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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…

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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…

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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…

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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…

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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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2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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…

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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…

2 years2 yearsNeatepNeatep 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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