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4 years4 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
how can you tell if builders used acrylic render vs cement r

I agree with you aussiemark. I honestly have no idea in any building works but I know what BS looks like. It's definitely a mistake made by the builder.…

4 years4 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
how can you tell if builders used acrylic render vs cement r

The joys of building with a volume builder.

4 years4 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
how can you tell if builders used acrylic render vs cement r

Engs. Just an update with my render. The builder thought that I wouldn't like the acrylic finish on the render so they went ahead with cement even though I…

5 years5 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
how can you tell if builders used acrylic render vs cement r

Honestly, I don't mind whether it is smooth, rough, or swirly as long as it is uniform. My main concern is cracking.
So does acrylic prevents cracking or its…

5 years5 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
how can you tell if builders used acrylic render vs cement r

Just an update. Spoke to our site supervisor and he said that the finish of the acrylic will be poorer than cement is this true or pure BS?

5 years5 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
how can you tell if builders used acrylic render vs cement r

Hey oncewerefurriers. Thanks for the info.
Yeah it's still grey no colour (as you would with cement) at all and also no rubbery feel to the lumps.
I believe this just…

5 years5 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
how can you tell if builders used acrylic render vs cement r

Hi guys/gals.
Just a quick noob question about rendering. Our builder has recently rendered part of our front facade. Now we requested acrylic render. However, when they where…

5 years5 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
a question about noggins

Thanks bashworth.
I have no idea when it comes to building. But it certainly looks odd.
Thanks for the input.

5 years5 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
a question about noggins

Hi, just a question about noggins on frames. I had a quick look at our frames and noticed that we had a handful of noggin that were not flushed against…

5 years5 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
The New No. 9.... Building with Fowler Homes

hi dreaman, lovely home. Wow how high is your family/dinning ceiling. Breath taking.

5 years5 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
Building Monte Carlo 33 with Fowler homes

Hey booget, the house looks great. And wow a massive backyard.

6 years6 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
Help, developer wants to increase our pitch roof and parapet

Wow thats pretty accurate! ::
Thanks heaps.

6 years6 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
Help, developer wants to increase our pitch roof and parapet

Hey Stewie D
Not sure if this pic would work but ill give it a go.
http://m.flickr.com/lightbox?id=8493204663
http://m.flickr.com/lightbox?id=8493203187

6 years6 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
Help, developer wants to increase our pitch roof and parapet

Hi, just got our plans back from the developer and they want us to increase our parapet height due to a low pitch roof (10 degrees minimum is 22.5 degrees).…

6 years6 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
provisional allowance and fhog cap

Hey jb_money,
Thanks for your reply. We where hoping that this was the case.
Again thanks for your help.
Cheers

6 years6 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
provisional allowance and fhog cap

Hi, just a quick question regarding the fhog nsw cap.
When we signed our contract we were over the cap by just under $2k. Now we told that we no longer…

6 years6 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
Frameless stacker doors- approximate cost?

We're looking to get frameless internal stacker doors to close out a section/room. The opening is about 2.2m wide by 2.44m height.
Does anyone have one of these or know…

7 years7 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
tender taking a long time.

12-14 weeks? Been reading that most get theirs within 2-3 weeks for a formal quote.

7 years7 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
tender taking a long time.

Hi just wondering what's peoples opinion about a builder who's taking about a month (and counting) to come up with a tender.
Should this ring alarm bells on what the…

7 years7 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
opinion on essential upgrades

Thanks for all the replies. So majority says high ceilings and kitchen.
Should I bother with glazing or low e windows?

7 years7 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
opinion on essential upgrades

Hi all, were just waiting to receive our first tender.
Just wondering what do people in general consider essential upgrades and upgrades that later was realised not worth it.
We're first home…

7 years7 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
Another confused noob needing help and advice

Ok thank you.
However with the formula above. Working out the value of our LVR when borrowing (370000-18500) 351500.
(351500+235000 our existing loan)/660000 land value+ contract= 0.887(89% lvr)
Is this correct?
Don't mind paying…

7 years7 yearsspencer0281spencer0281 posted:
Another confused noob needing help and advice

Hi its my first post here so pls be kind.
My wife and I are in the process of trying to get a loan through a mortgage broker for a construction…

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