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9 d9 dSJT76SJT76 posted:
Metricon owner Mario Biasin died today

I'm further from it, but I read the meeting with the Victorian Government to potentially be about Metricon trying to negotiate some price flexibility or other accommodation in their "social…

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15 d15 dSJT76SJT76 posted:
Do i need a shower with a baththub in a full bathrooom?

Generally should be fine just to have taps. The handheld shower is useful if the room is likely to be used for other purposes - washing the dog for…

17 d17 dSJT76SJT76 posted:
Nogging standard size

It sounds really scary! From what I hear, Sydney is facing the worst of it.
I don't know whether to be thankful that my builder is holding his pricing and…

23 d23 dSJT76SJT76 posted:
Kitchen layout feedback

I'd go with option 1. I think that you'll lose a lot of use from the island if you put the cooktop there. I think you would still be able…

27 d27 dSJT76SJT76 posted:
Steel Frame vs Timber Frame- Single storey

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Simeon kindly provided the above answer to a similar question. I found it helpful, hopefully it helps you as well.

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2 months2 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
EPS Foam vs Hebel cladding on upper level

I'd be wary of a builder pushing you to EPS. If they are concerned about improper installation, get them to use more experienced trades on the job.

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2 months2 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Was the site coordinator against New Homes Inspections in particular, or any independent inspector in general?

2 months2 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Adding PowerPoint's to new build

I'm paying $45 per double outlet. We added a few: spend time to think about how you're going to use each room or space. Where are you charging vacuums, or…

2 months2 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
soundproofing options kids room and living

Yes; although we don't have a TV on any of those walls. One is between bedroom and toilet; one between bedroom and living area (TV on separate wall), and…

2 months2 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
soundproofing options kids room and living

Our builder is offering us R2.5 Batts (90mm 20kg Acoustic) for this. We're paying $10/m2 - works out to about $300 for 3 bedrooms that each have 1 wall…

2 months2 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde

Congrats! On the Greenacre, what is the colour on the dark cabinets in the bathroom? (we had our colour selections today and one we are still 50-50 on…

2 months2 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Showcasing one of our clients projects - North West Sydney

That has a lot of design elements in common with what we're doing, although this is on a much larger scale. The gallery to the master suite is lovely

3 months3 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
HIA Contract COVID Clause

I have re-read and cannot determine the intent.
I believe the intent is to make delays caused by COVID acceptable "the date for practical completion may be extended due to the…

3 months3 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
HIA Contract COVID Clause

That is a poorly drafted clause.
NOT LEGAL ADVICE, but:
- The introductory wording talks about delays, but the later wording talks about both delays and cost increases. It is not…

3 months3 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
HIA Contract COVID Clause

Agree with Noname: it would have been "force majeure" previously, but likely doesn't meet that definition now (same reason airlines could refuse refunds for those who booked travel after COVID…

3 months3 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Knock down and rebuild with Metricon VOIDS

I would be very surprised if you can keep costs under 600k. Some of the other "upgrades" that you would need to consider are:
- Cooling: I expect the base…

3 months3 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
NCAT

Be methodical and logical. Set out the story step by step, with one point per paragraph only. Back each item with documentary evidence.
Read back through it when you're…

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4 months4 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Feb 2022 - Is there shortage of bricklayer in NSW currently?

Hi Simeon, hope you're sufficiently cleansed now. As a customer, should I simply be happy with steel, or are there other considerations to be taken into account? My builder hasn't…

4 months4 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Ideal Entrance Door width for 1.9m wide opening

We had an area large enough for 1200, but decided to go with 1020 in the end. We wanted a solid door, and so left room for the side…

4 months4 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
HWS - Rinnai Enviroflo

Hi, our builder has recommended a Rinnai Enviroflo EHPA315VM 315ltr Heat Pump electric Hot Water Service. I could only find a couple of reviews online. Was wondering if…

4 months4 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Help need .. can i pullout home and land package

It is not quite accurate that "No contract is effecting unless such time as both parties have signed off on it.". There are very few instances where a written…

4 months4 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Cost of window frames?

There will be others with more and better information, but from my perspective, one of the key aspects that builds cost into double glazed windows is the size of the…

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5 months5 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
VICTORIA - All electric house

We just had our electrical appointment before Xmas and no concern from the builder about going all electric - HWS is heat pump.

7 months7 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde

The window is amazing! I also really like the master ensuite.

7 months7 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
combined kitchen lounge dining size

Our plans are also 11.5m x 5m.

7 months7 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Experience with Passivhaus/Passive House certification

Building in Melbourne and very interested in this thread. We're in the process of finalising our inclusions, and will certainly incorporate Simeon's comments into our discussion.
FYI, at this stage, we…

7 months7 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Floorplan feedback

Thank you both. We'll think about the upstairs bathroom - thank you again. For the downstairs, we would probably need a separate powder room if we made what…

7 months7 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Floorplan feedback

Hello,
I would greatly appreciate any feedback anyone may have on the attached floorplan.
We will be using the Master Bed, and Beds 3 & 4 as our bedrooms. Bed 2 and…

Floorplan feedback
8 months8 monthsSJT76SJT76 posted:
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )

Congrats! It looks beautiful

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