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Raz

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Joined 2 January 2008
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13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Level 1 construction Shock!!!

Hello ausdesign,
Oh! I wish it was the case of mistaken decimal places. I might put the question to my buidler as you have !! Like to see their faces!
I am…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Level 1 construction Shock!!!

HI Paul,
What is the size of your home? Defitnitely going to ask for another quote!!
Also what is HAPZ regulations? is this bushfire regulations?
Thanks for your reply and advice
Raz

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Level 1 construction Shock!!!

Hi stonecutter1309,
The grand total for mine comes to $12,330. Prior to sigining the tender I had asked about an estimate of costs and they said 3000-5000. How…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Level 1 construction Shock!!!

Yeah! a Precious metal perhaps!! I would so like to keep a calm equilibrium during this build process but really what do the builders think!
Raz

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Level 1 construction Shock!!!

Vegemite,
Thanks for providing the detailed prices.. yours seem so much better than mine. I cannot understand how metal guards can cost me $5800!!!!!!!
If level 1 which is the least bush…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Level 1 construction Shock!!!

Rachelle,
Forgot to answer your question- level 1 is the lowest level ie the least bush fire prone. Mind boggling to think what the cost for the higher levels…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Level 1 construction Shock!!!

Rachelle,
Rising prices is exactly what I am finding!!!!!!!!!!
My tender doenst look anything like what I started out with!!!

I think i will get my own quotes on all…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Level 1 construction Shock!!!

Hello all,
Havent been on the forum for a while.. went away on a wonderful holiday to thailand. Back to building!!!!
My land is level 1 bush fire so the…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Pulling Out - Help with conflicting tender clause re deposit

Just back from an amazing holiday in Thailand...
Great win for you Rachelle, but its also noteworthy that they refunded money to you without a fight. Not many builders…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Pulling Out - Help with conflicting tender clause re deposit

Rachelle,
If you are going to compromise and pay for the survey and plans then ask for a copy of the survey.. you can always utilise it later.
Also if you are…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Bel's new house - Roof - tick

Hi Bel,
Rachelle has done a fantastic job with photoshop and my house colours.
It has the 3 windows on the front facade, and gives an idea of a finished Westminster home.

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Deleting an Alfresco - that is the question?

Hi stonecutter,
Alfresco is attached to the house with a roof over. with two pillars supporting.
It is a sqaure 5x4
And it will have a concrete base.
I will put up the new…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Deleting an Alfresco - that is the question?

-Hello all,
I am thinking of deleting the Alfresco which is 20,5 m2. 5x4 Cos currently costing me $5700 to build and can i do this cheaper later.
SC must…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
How much do builders actually pay for a contour survey?

I think that it will take a couple of days before management decides.
I think that its pretty clear... your tender states they will refund your money.
They may fight you…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
How much do builders actually pay for a contour survey?

Its hard to know what the builder actually pays for the survey cos they must get a highly discounted price as they so many.
Try these two, but I think that…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Problems before building has begun.

The really difficult thing is that when the builder starts delaying and/or breaching the contract the owner little immediate recourse.
Is there anything in the fine print of the contract…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Raz - your external colours...

Any suggestions for colours for the porch? All input most welcome.
Is Michelle out there?
I might ask what bagging the first storey to match the porch may cost.
Once again Rachellee…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Raz - your external colours...

Thanks haywgl for your colour suggestions. Glad you like the facade. The had lots of upgraded facades for upgraded prices ofcourse... so seeing that I had already gone a…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Projector Question

Really like the stage and lights. Is the cut out on the wall fr TV?
Also can I ask what colour you have used for the…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Sydney's Slowest Builder - Still Slow

I feel for all of your with building delays. So frustrating! Why do large companies promise all and deliver so slowly.
As I have said before we need better consumer laws…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Raz - your external colours...

Rachelle,
Thanks you so much..... Oooh you have made my day... Iit so exciting to see my house in colour. I keep coming back to my house in colour to…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Outdoor bathroom cost?

Hi Yakchat,
Yes for the pool area... so I dont need something fancy
Raz

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Photoshop please?!?!

Would any photoshop experts please colour the facade of my home. I would just love to see it in colour!!. What a great skill.!!!

Also your suggestions for garage colour and…

Photoshop please?!?!
13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
NSW Basix & detention tanks...

$40,000 is the cost of a pool ( nearly). Well that the kind of quote I got from my builder for a concrete tank so I changed the hydraulic…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Outdoor bathroom cost?

he he yes you are right. What I meant its outside of the house!!!!!!!

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Our journey begins …

How did the demolition go? Did it take a day to two days for the demo guys to get rid of it?
So the demo is approved before the house…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Expanding my business….

Hi Michelle,
Good luck with the business expansion. Its hard when you are in a small town.
Hopefully the Navman will direct you properly.... needs getting used to.
Raz

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Outdoor bathroom cost?

Hello fellow homeone forumers,
I am having a concrete pad outside of the house - which is 2.37 x1.4 and has plumbing for future shower, toilet and basin. ( This…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
NSW Basix & detention tanks...

Rikster,
Your costs for stormwater do seem a high.
Are you having poly tanks? I had a hydraulic engineer who designed a concrete underground ( built in situ) which was just…

13 years13 yearsRazRaz posted:
Riksters place - Kid's play area

Looking just amazing!. love your house its just perfect for the area too.
Can you pls tell me what is the size of the bench that has your stove? Is it…

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