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12 years12 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Choosing a builder ( Sunbury )

Hi Missing Link,
Congratulations on the purchase of your land.
We are currently building with Dennis Family Homes in Taylors Hill. We have been very happy with the whole process with Dennis…

12 years12 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Our House

A further update on the progress of the house. After speaking with our building supervisor on Friday we found out that the plasterer had finished and the kitchen went in…

12 years12 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
questions about the standard builders ranges from Dennis

Hi Naytara,
We are building the Stanthorpe 33 (with some floorplan modifications) and we are building in Taylors Hill.
Regards,
NoviceBuilder

12 years12 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
questions about the standard builders ranges from Dennis

Hi naytara
We are currently building with Dennis, just past lockup stage. Congratulations on taking the first step towards your new home. With respect to your question on tiles, you need…

12 years12 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Our House

Just a quick update on the house that the plasterers are still working on the house. They have been sealing the joins in the plasterboard and also all of the…

12 years12 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Our House

Hi all,
As the house has achieved the lock up phase of the project which from a site start of the 3rd March 09 is just under three months I would…

12 years12 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Our House

Hi all,
Just a quick note that I have updated the house blog with more photos of the house. We have achieved lockup and they have started hanging the plaster.
Please check…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
What bricks did you choose - Show and Tell

Our brick selection is Boral Kurrajong. I have included a photo from the Boral website

Regards,
NoviceBuilder

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Home Building Blogs

Hi all,
Please feel free to add our blog.
We are building with Dennis Family Homes
The link to the blog is in my signature below.
Regards,
NoviceBuilder

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Our House

Hi all
It has been a while since I have updated you on the progress of the house.
We have a site start date of the 3rd March 2009 and are currently…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
dennis family homes

Congratualations on your decision. We are also dealt with the sales office in Taylors Hill and are building a modified Stanthorpe 33 in Taylors Hill, we are currently close to…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Side of house alresco area, which way does yours face?

Our will be north facing

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
dennis family homes

We are building the Stanthorpe 33. What about you?

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
dennis family homes

Glad the answers were of assistance. We have been dealing with the Taylors Hill office as we are building in Taylors Hill. Both the sales consultants whilst extremely busy are…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
dennis family homes

We are currently building with Dennis Family. Our site start was last Friday.
In our experience the contract stage took approximately 3 months. We had a month delay due to the…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
National Builders or Dennis Family

just for the record we are building the Macquarie with DFH and ours does come with a alfresco
One other point which I was pleasantly surprised with is that Dennis Family…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
National Builders or Dennis Family

We are building with Dennis Family Homes and would recommend them without a doubt. I can not speak highly enough of the sales staff and administration to date. We are…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Building with Dennis Family

Hi Sami,
Did you manage to go through the display in Doreen? We went through DFH's displays in the northern suburbs today to try and get some color scheme ideas. We…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Building with Dennis Family

Hi LDG,
Would you be able to tell me the name of the supplier you used? We are considering putting timber flooring in the living areas, master bedroom and hallways so…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Are we the only ones???

We have started to 2 1/2 to 3 month wait for the building contract to be prepared which gives us plenty of time to research and play around with colours.…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Are we the only ones???

Hi LDG,
I know exactly where you are coming from the waiting is a real pain. I am occupying myself by trying to do as much research before color selection process…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Building with Dennis Family

Hi lildutchgringo,
Are you going through Bamboo & Timber Select? We were initially going through them but found their service to be rather ordinary. Are you getting them to install it?…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Building with Dennis Family

Hi lildutchgringo,
We are building with DFH in Taylors Hill (Stanthorpe) what estate are you building in?
We went to Melton on the weekend and saw the Flinders and the design looks…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
First Step

Hi Monwon,
The draftsmen / building designers which I spoke to had set pricing for each type of drawing. If you are wanting to take it to a building permit stage…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Building with Dennis Family

Hi Sami,
We have just paid an initial deposit and received a quote from Dennis Family for the Stanthorpe 33 which we have redesigned to accommodate the setback requirements of the…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Colour Selections

Does anyone know of a computer program which I can use to simulate the colour selections for the house? Certain suppliers do have one for their products but I am…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Our House

Good on you NB, the first element of passive design - orientation - is there. As for the other twothe insulation to the outside and the thermal mass to the…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Our House

Hi Chris,
North is at the top of the floor plan so that all living areas are facing north and the bedrooms are on the south side. Could you clarify what…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Our House

Hi Gweluphome,
Thanks for your feedback
1. We have one on the way and we are considering putting a door from the entry to close off that part of the house and…

13 years13 yearsNoviceBuilderNoviceBuilder posted:
Our House

I have included a copy of the revised floorplan below.
Would appreciate any feedback on the revision

Regards,
NoviceBuilder

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