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Joined 20 February 2020
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11 months11 monthsUndertheskyUnderthesky posted:
Improve my kerbside appeal for old housing commission

I agree about the jacaranda.
Definitely paint or (preferably) render the bricks. That will modernise the house a lot and tidy it up for a relatively minor cost.
I personally don't think…

11 months11 monthsUndertheskyUnderthesky posted:
Building with SA Housing Centre

With Hinkinbotham/statesman/SA housing (they are all the same company) you need to add 60-100k to their base price to get a turnkey price. This includes everything in the "finished" house…

11 months11 monthsUndertheskyUnderthesky posted:
Feedback on this house diagram? Please

Also, just a thought, if your living area will face north (i.e. the wall with the back sliding door on it), it would be nice if you relocated the laundry…

11 months11 monthsUndertheskyUnderthesky posted:
Feedback on this house diagram? Please

We also are doing the same as you. We've taken our drawings (pencil in paper) to four builders now and they've all gone away, done their own computerised version (with…

11 months11 monthsUndertheskyUnderthesky posted:
Termites concerns when building with timber frame

Hi, we are near Adelaide, SA.
When you say "build smart" what do you mean please??
Thanks

11 months11 monthsUndertheskyUnderthesky posted:
Termites concerns when building with timber frame

Forgot to ask whether treated timber frames are good to have ON TOP of termimesh or is that going overboard?
I was just really put off by a building salesperson who…

11 months11 monthsUndertheskyUnderthesky posted:
Termites concerns when building with timber frame

Hi all,
Just wondering what your thoughts are about building a timber frame house on a block that has previously had termites on it (eaten out some of our old shed…

11 months11 monthsUndertheskyUnderthesky posted:
Eden Two Wells SA

Thank you, that's really good to know. So probably 45k is more likely to be accurate than 25k.
We know someone building near us who is paying closer to 40k so…

11 months11 monthsUndertheskyUnderthesky posted:
Eden Two Wells SA

Great thank you!
We don't know whether to go with a more expensive builder (eg. Metricon) or Hinkinbotham. We don't want anything fancy in our house just something acceptable in quality.…

11 months11 monthsUndertheskyUnderthesky posted:
Eden Two Wells SA

How did you go with your build?
We are looking at Hinkinbotham and was wondering if you had a good or bad experience overall??

11 months11 monthsUndertheskyUnderthesky posted:
Criticise my home design? (for my first home)

I understand. Threats definitely constitute abuse, and screaming too if it's extreme or excessive. All would fall under the category of emotional/psychological abuse, which is considered just as harmful as…

11 months11 monthsUndertheskyUnderthesky posted:
Criticise my home design? (for my first home)

I'm sorry to hear you are try to escape an abusive relationship.
Building is much much cheaper per m2 that renovating. I've never heard otherwise.
If you can't build with regular project…

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