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7 d7 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
what things should I take care when constructing house

With all due respect, why are you thinking of building with a company that has such bad reviews?
We made the same mistake last year, thinking that we would be the…

7 d7 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Colorbond roof

it comes down to the pitch of the roof. Over 3 degrees colorbond is fine, under 3 you need Klip Lok. Our original builder got the truss design wrong so…

7 d7 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Colorbond roof

Unfortunately it is more expensive. Ours was about $2k more than colorbond but it is a much nicer look

7 d7 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Agreed.
I am going 600 x 1200. The larger ones look classier with less mortar

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7 d7 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Colorbond roof

When you say colorbond, are you meaning standard colorbont sheets or klip Lok? cause there is a huge price difference between the two. This is Kilp Lok which is generally…

Colorbond roof
7 d7 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Colorbond roof

that sounds like a fair price

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7 d7 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Colorbond roof

Part of the reason that any sheet metal roof is more expensive ( colorbond, trimdeck, klip lok etc) is that you need to put an Anticon blanket underneath it for…

9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Build a home with hebel and steel frame yes or now

In all honesty the sales people wouldnt probably know, but they can easily phone one of their production estimators or construction manager and he would know

9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Hot water system below brick level.

You know what you can do, render the slab edge. Now that I am thinking about it thats what i will do

9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Hot water system below brick level.

probably not...its ugly lol :) its easy to preach isnt it!
I however am using 3 termite treatments as I am in a really bushy area. Granitgard,…

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9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Build a home with hebel and steel frame yes or now

Just to reiterate, the products are great. Just need to be installed correctly.
I am building some luxury apartments on the North Shore and we are using hebel for our party…

9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Mish
Metal angles are a last resort. I used to run a company building several hundred townhouses and if one of my supervisors allowed this to happen they would get slapped.
Some…

9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Hot water system below brick level.

you should definitely keep the slab exposed. termites come out of the ground and build a mud tunnel up the edge of the slab before entering your cavity. You detect…

9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Hot water system below brick level.

you are 10000000000000% correct

9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Build a home with hebel and steel frame yes or now

Alex made some really good points so I will try and make mine different.
With AAC panels, there are two main suppliers, Hebel & one AAC. Hebel is made in Gosford…

9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I just looked on your blog and I love your new bricks, but couldnt see the original ones :( either way your house is going to…

9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Its not mandatory as with the chemical treatments which require new chemicals each year, but it's a good idea to still have flick come out each year and do a…

9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Its funny how these things work out! Glad you got a better choice.
I am just using commons but its still a slow wait. I just realised that I might be…

Building with Wisdom Homes
9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Austral are really slow at delivering at the moment. I should be getting mine tomorrow. race you to the finish :)

9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

I thought this photo of the sunrise was symbolic of a new beginning

Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work
9 d9 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

What they do is lay the first course of bricks and then Flick will put 75mm of crushed granite in the cavity, The termites cant get through

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10 d10 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Choosing a Builder

With due respect, and this is not to have a go at you because I know you are well meaning, but the issue is more nuanced than what you are…

10 d10 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building quality volume vs custom builder

Small Minds
Without giving anything away, if I was you i would accept what Marcs is saying as he knows what he is talking about and has expressed his opinion which…

10 d10 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Choosing a Builder

A private certifier for all intents and purposes is acting as Council. So the recourse would be against the Certifier's PI and also the builder still as you have contracted…

10 d10 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Project home builder in NSW

fair points

10 d10 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Project home builder in NSW

Standards have significantly dropped in the last 5 years or so. Project homes built before that generally arent too bad.
If you were to compare say a Clarendon home built circa…

10 d10 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Choosing a Builder

I completely agree with the sentiment of your thesis, but i don't believe that your first sentence is correct.
The homeowner is responsible for ensuring that that the house is built…

10 d10 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Need Expert advice on eaves level issue

what do you mean you're builder wouldnt allow you to have a private inspector? how could they possibly stop you?

15 d15 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building with Metricon in Sydney

good question. I will ask some people in Metricon that I still talk to and find out for you

15 d15 dSejaeDSejaeD posted:
Building with Metricon in Sydney

The bullkhead is completely wrong, Is one shown on the plans?

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