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sbanu

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5 months5 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Colour questions?

yeah its strange isnt it. I dont think any of the colours online or on the sample cards actually look like the real colour . Would u have a photo…

5 months5 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Colour questions?

thank a lot for the reply Michelle. Will definitely check it out. Taubmans website is odd, some colors missing and not all colors are on their color cards either. Thanks…

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6 months6 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Colour questions?

Hi Michelle
Just need some guidance around internal wall colours for our new build . Our exterior is a dark theme so I’m aiming to keep the interior light and…

6 months6 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Bricks - Austral Bluegum

Did you have much luck finding any other examples of the Bluegum. We are deciding between the same two options but bluegum looks the likely choice at the moment.

7 months7 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Haven 30 - Build with Fowler Homes

hi Fire20,
how long after you signed the contract were all your appointments set? and does the CDC/DA application go in after all the selections?

7 months7 monthssbanusbanu posted:
HIA contract advice

Pretty much normal with all builders, appliances etc to stop theft (as advised by Bobjane) water/electricity normal (as per Doozer)
LD's are always low as this covers the builders from an…

7 months7 monthssbanusbanu posted:
HIA contract advice

Thanks

7 months7 monthssbanusbanu posted:
HIA contract advice

hi Guys ,
i have just received the HIA contract from our builder for review. There were a couple of things I found interesting and wanted to check if these are…

7 months7 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Bricks - Austral Bluegum

Thanks !

7 months7 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Bricks - Austral Bluegum

We built with Blue Gum with off-white mortar, quite happy with them. There's plenty of variation between blue and brown.
Plenty of photos here

7 months7 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Bricks - Austral Bluegum

I like Blackburn too but husband thinks they might be too dark. Bluegum seems a bit more subtle. Did you choose off white mortar ?
It seems extremely hard…

7 months7 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Bricks - Austral Bluegum

Hi Guys ,
wondering if anyone has used Austral Bluegum or Blackbutt bricks from the wilderness range. I have search the forum and have only found very few pics. Anyone mind…

9 months9 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Building contract: Standard Liquidated damage amount and bui

Hi LoveHouse,
just wondering how you went with the liquidated damages with this builder ? Were you able to negotiate a higher amount?

9 months9 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Provisional Allowances in tender/contract

Hi Guys ,
i tried to search the group of answers to this question but couldn't find any that were specific to my question. So here goes,
We're on the way…

11 months11 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Custom builder

Oh that’s a shame . Where did you find her if you don’t mind me asking ? Would like to know if there is a resource available to look for…

11 months11 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Custom builder

That’ sounds good . Just wondering if you had a good experience with your architect . And also if you would be able to share his details . You can…

11 months11 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Custom builder

That sounds good . Almost too good haha . We have looked at countless designs But none Of them appealed to us . I suppose the trick to be to…

11 months11 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Custom builder

Yeah I would expect a bit of back and forth with council. Which council did you go through if you don’t mind me asking . Mine will be hills shire…

11 months11 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Custom builder

Hi guys
Just wondering if anyone has gone with a custom builder with their own custom design and had a good experience . After having countless discussions with builders and…

11 months11 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Brick/cladding ?

Thanks , I’ll check it out and get the builder to Provide a quote for It. Does it need to be renders though? I was under the impression that it…

11 months11 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Brick/cladding ?

Thanks for the detailed responses guys . Much appreciated . So basically brick on the first floor would be thermally inefficient . I was told the opposite by the sales…

11 months11 monthssbanusbanu posted:
Brick/cladding ?

So , my question is based off a recent topic I saw regarding first floor brick construction.
Our builders design has brick throughout lower and upper levels , front and…

1 year1 yearsbanusbanu posted:
HIA agreement help

Thanks guys . I thought so too. They’ve posted the contract out . I’ll have a look at it once I receive it and check what they’ve included in it…

1 year1 yearsbanusbanu posted:
HIA agreement help

hi Guys ,
So after much deliberation and back and forth with the builder , we are finally going to sign the contract. Although not sure if this is an ideal…

1 year1 yearsbanusbanu posted:
Design suggestions

As far as thinking about our children’s future goes , I educate my kids about playing their part in making the planet more sustainable . I consciously bought a block…

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1 year1 yearsbanusbanu posted:
Design suggestions

Site dimensions below :
Width 13.46m
Depth 29.76 m
Not Zero lot and no easements on the sides
Sewer easement at front and back but all within the setbacks .

1 year1 yearsbanusbanu posted:
Design suggestions

Thanks all for the suggestions above . Just after some ideas on how to make the front living wider . Can’t increase the width on the left as that would…

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