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1 month1 monthsifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Do floor to ceiling tiles ad much resale value

yes 1 million dollars!

5 months5 monthssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Carlisle KDR site cost after second soil test

here is the wording from the report:
5.0 SITE CLASSIFICATION
This site is classified as Class S in accordance with AS2870 – 2011.
Any SITE CUTTING or FILL PLACEMENT has the potential to…

5 months5 monthssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Carlisle KDR site cost after second soil test

KDRB - Soil wasn't classed as P after 2nd soil test. Not sure where you're getting that from.
Site costs were 32k which included 6k for a crane given a…

9 months9 monthssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
HIA HOME CONTRACT

What a joke... good luck in trying to negotiate. For some context, when I built a couple of years ago, the contract stated 13.9% interest per annum for late payment…

10 months10 monthssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Has anyone built with Belmont Homez

The first and only sign required to stay away. Spelling homes with a z.

11 months11 monthssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Stanhope 41

lol.. you clearly don't read the paper
https://www.theage.com.au/business/comp ... 5cwvn.html

11 months11 monthssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Fully electric with solar

go 3 phase. don't get a battery until you live in the house and determine if you will even have much to store after your required use.
I have an all…

11 months11 monthssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Additional site work cost

what was your original site works cost amount?
the only thing I can suggest is you may be able to do the temp fencing yourself. I assume you…

11 months11 monthssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Airsmart custom RA grille

i have the standard version and don't have any issue with the noise.

12 months12 monthssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Ceiling heights with Metricon (2550, 2700)

We have 4m ceilings in our living / dining. Looks great and gets a lot of natural light.

12 months12 monthssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Glenvill Homes experience anyone?

I think they are trying to explain provisional items. They basically estimate what things are and firm it up later. Minefield for the customer as there is little…

1 year1 yearsifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Semi-custom Melbourne Builder

The reason why you don't have many Glenvill threads is because their collections range has only been on the market for 12-24 months, whilst TA's expression series which most of…

1 year1 yearsifntdazsifntdaz posted:
How wide is your hallway?

1480 not including skirts downstairs
1040 not including skirts upstairs

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2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Pre-plaster inspection blocked

sounds like you have plans on the weekend with a trusty hammer / plaster saw

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Canceling build contract of home and land package

So who do you think should wear the cost of all the time and effort the builder has put towards your project?

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
VICTORIA - All electric house

no, we passed as we had other things like water tank re efficiency. PV system was installed post handover, conduit was run from roof to garage for the purposes…

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
astral equipment - new build

yes insrg do do it all by phone. astral can do it by phone as well, but I had already provisioned for a data / electrical point on the…

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Thomas Archer homes-Island Problem-Stone Not "Book Match"

yer we got the same one in the bianco finish. the veins aren't as prominent as yours.

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
astral equipment - new build

No went with Astral as Insrg didn't have the internal touch screen which we had already provisioned as part of the electrical.
Haven't had any problems with Astral yet - been…

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Thomas Archer homes-Island Problem-Stone Not "Book Match"

Ours was pretty smooth.. however I don't think our tabletop is as complicated as yours in terms of the pattern. What product is yours?

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Thomas Archer homes-Island Problem-Stone Not "Book Match"

when we built we specified book match as well. At the time they said it was on a best endeavours effort. That being said, I think the price…

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
tiny houses and house fix up project

tangent much?

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Asset protection for demolition and post completion repair

you should be able to merge the 2 protections - speak to your council.
you will need to engage a concreter / landscaper to fix the footpath / cross over after…

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Asset protection for demolition and post completion repair

I believe it is pretty standard for the demo company to damage the footpath / crossover which will need to be repaired. I would suggest you speak to the…

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Build with Bold

what's wrong with the clause?

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Should we build now or wait?

no i'm suggesting that the price you're quoting for a 48SQ home and achieving fairly high specs is unrealistic in order to assist you in managing expectations.

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Should we build now or wait?

lol by way of comparison - contracted price for a build pre covid, 20k per SQ. your price post covid ~14.5 - 15k per SQ. I very much doubt you…

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Should nails penetrate all the way through floor joists?

not sure about the nails, however I remember my builder saying you can get the squeaks when not enough glue is applied along with the nail / screws that are…

2 years2 yearssifntdazsifntdaz posted:
Block rocked by home building crisis

did you tell them to:
"Get their own design copyright on the plans and preliminary engineering, data and estimate .
Then provide this information to 3 builders to quote, as soon as…

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