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SejaeD

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2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
tiled shower niche price rawson homes tender variation

Campbeld
we dont charge anything for shower niches, but hopefully I read that correctly in that they are giving you a credit of $300.
if so good job, anytime you can get…

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Can you falsify insulation certificate?

the honest answer is yes its possible. Whilst the packaging is from Bradford no doubt they could have used a subcontractor. Hopefully they havent falsified the certificate but its…

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
New house building mistakes

Pawan
My recommendation is to have fun! building a home can be stressful but its such a major achievement to create something yourself, so just enjoy the process as much as…

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Drawer's vs Architect's plan

Alex
Hi Buddy
These were very rough numbers which I rounded down in most cases and TBH I didnt count how many bathrooms he had. Having said that:
1. Timber framing including trusses…

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Drawer's vs Architect's plan

Val,
Can I ask where you got your budget of $300k from? did you see a kit home or project home for that price?
Your budget equates to around $930/sqm. For…

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Drawer's vs Architect's plan

Alex
thanks for explaining that better than me :)
Appreciate it
cheers
Simeon

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Engineered wood (I-Joist, LVL) Versus Solid timber joist

what centres were they at?

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Engineered wood (I-Joist, LVL) Versus Solid timber joist

great reply, very very true

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Engineered wood (I-Joist, LVL) Versus Solid timber joist

You wont have any water issues with LVL's or I joists for that fact. as the earlier poster said the modern products are engineered to be stronger, straighter and have…

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Drawer's vs Architect's plan

Hi Val G
I will try and unpack your questions.
Firstly the prices you are getting sound reasonably cheap for both the draftsman and the architect. But for these prices I would…

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2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Toilet Sucking Air/water

i think your right, i am getting another plumber out tomorrow

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Toilet Sucking Air/water

leave it me me, ill find out. my wife is giving me hard time about it :)

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Toilet Sucking Air/water

by any chance is it a Parisi toilet? I am experiencing the same thing and my plumber hasnt been able to come up with an answer, Will keep investigating and…

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Massive Price increase coming in NSW for HOW 2021

true as always Chris

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Massive Price increase coming in NSW for HOW 2021

Chris
Unfortunately this has nothing to do with apartments. HOW is only required for dwellings under 3 stories.
Its not just us that are copping the increase, its an industry wide thing.…

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Solicitor in Sydney

I will PM you

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Massive Price increase coming in NSW for HOW 2021

Hi everyone,
Yesterday we received notification that all builder's Home Owners Warranty insurance (HOW) premiums are increasing by 70% from January 2021.
Currently for a $500,000 contract we are paying around…

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Solicitor in Sydney

where abouts in Sydney are you located? I have a great one in Chatswood

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Cladding or Render?

great well researched post as always Alex
i love reading your contributions
cheers
simeon

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
High spec project builders in Sydney?

Hi Manhattan
I know what you mean. I am trying to buy something in your old stomping ground and the market is crazy. Have my eye on one at the moment…

2 months2 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Bricks issue - need assistance please

this is the 2nd worse bricklaying I have seen. Honestly, and I say with kindness, the site supervisor who has been "managing" your build should be fired.
This should either be…

3 months3 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
High spec project builders in Sydney?

just looked up and followed. thanks for the tip

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3 months3 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building with Metricon

I hear you loud and clear.
lets discuss this off line and we will work out a way to get you some help
There is a bunch of questions I will need…

3 months3 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building with Metricon

I will PM you some stuff tomorrow. Everyone of our homes is customised to a budget, so whether you have $600, 700 or 800k we come to you and design…

3 months3 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
High spec project builders in Sydney?

Hi Echeclon6
We formed our company to operate exactly in that space. Depends on your budget, but we are doing mid to high specification homes that don't need any upgrades from…

3 months3 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Fairmont homes NSW built 2015 very poorly

Hi Val G
Good luck with your build.
Can I make a suggestion about picking the right builder. Make sure you get to actually speak to some of their past clients. Most…

3 months3 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Contact with private Certifier

Thanks for this great post clarifying the Victorian system. Its fantastic that we have some really awesome experts on here to help teach us all.
have a great weekend

3 months3 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building with Metricon

I used to work in a senior role at Metricon ( you can check my Linkedin), still have a few friends there so I can help from time to time,
With…

3 months3 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Builder asking us to sign and accept a contract variation

quick question, arent the HIA contracts essentially design and construct contracts?

3 months3 monthsSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Door knob stuck to door - advice please :)

well done :) awesome that you are putting new handles on
you are the real winner on melb cup day!

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