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Joined 17 August 2008
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4 years4 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Beechwood homes - Adelaide

Our experience, like everyone im sure, had its good and bad bits....
If I had my time again, I would not build with them is the simplest way of putting it...…

4 years4 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Additional insulation on underside of roof - ?

same type of insulation is in the roof of the upstairs rooms.... its meant to be acoustic insulation R3.5 I believe - but I would have to check that in…

4 years4 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Additional insulation on underside of roof - ?

Alrighty then - this is a pic of the area - that also shows off my mad photo editing skills and ability to use mspaint to type in clunky text.

4 years4 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Additional insulation on underside of roof - ?

sorry I haven't replied properly to this yet, im going to take a photo just to make sure we are all talking about the same thing... i should be able…

4 years4 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Additional insulation on underside of roof - ?

Hi all,
house was built 2 years ago, we have a 2nd floor living space in the "ceiling space" (as it appears from…

5 years5 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Building height/slab level

fair call - but as imagine you may hear a little - its awful hard from an "outsiders" point of view to try and find people to give you a…

5 years5 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Building height/slab level

the house was designed and built by the one builder - so there is no issue there.
maybe im not conveying what im after well.....
what specifically, can i look for on…

5 years5 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Building height/slab level

yep, was the builder - so thats my line of through as well....
still, they're point of view seems to be "there is nothing wrong with the height - and…

5 years5 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Building height/slab level

Hi all,
i built a new house approximately one year ago - and due to a raft of issues that were never addressed, am…

6 years6 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Good Neighbour fence - bottom rung full of dirt

yep - which is why i asked the question in the first place! (ive re-read my original post - im not sure how it could be mis-interpreted)
Anyhoo - So assuming…

6 years6 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Good Neighbour fence - bottom rung full of dirt

thanks for the suggestion.... - i just hosed out one section of the fence..... and there dont appear to be any existing holes at either end..... (after hosing out, i…

6 years6 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Good Neighbour fence - bottom rung full of dirt

Hi all,
after the building process completed, an existing good-neighbour fence now has its "bottom rung" (dont know what the correct term…

6 years6 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Pre-emrgent weed killers

Hi all,
Currently putting in retaining walls etc in my back garden - and want to start prepping for my lawn.
All the guides…

6 years6 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Termite inspection cost - seems very high.

thnaks for all the replies.
1) yes our warranty becomes void if we use someone else
2) Prices - fair enough, so even though its a bit more than what some others…

6 years6 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Termite inspection cost - seems very high.

Hi all,
i recently received a letter from the pest control company that installed the kordon penetration barriers in our new house, stating…

7 years7 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Networking everythign in the house

Hi all,
we have recently got planning approval for our place (after a long wait with council) and i'm now starting to look…

7 years7 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Beechwood homes - Adelaide

colol -thanks - just having a read now.
i'd still be interested in specifics in a pm about what went well, what went wrong, how they addressed it etc.

7 years7 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Beechwood homes - Adelaide

hey nick - just a gentile prod about that message....
hope you managed to sort out your PC and teach your son that laptops are not for sitting!

7 years7 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Beechwood homes - Adelaide

hey nick,
pm sent in regards to opinions...
would be interested to see build photos etc if your happy to post.

7 years7 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Beechwood homes - Adelaide

hey acrebuild - beechwood is NSW is a totally different company.
As per the original post - im interested in experiences with beechwood homes in Adelaide.

7 years7 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Beechwood homes - Adelaide

not as yet - trying to get some opinion before deciding. Initial impressions are positive.... but like so many things, im wondering if the service will die once we sign.
They…

7 years7 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Beechwood homes - Adelaide

Hi all,
just posting in the faint hope that someone here has built with Beechwood homes in Adelaide.
There seem to be plenty…

7 years7 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Basement level - initial questions

This is just a follow up in case someone else out there is looking to quantify "expensive"....
We have got a basement priced up... a large one at 8x12m, basically it…

8 years8 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Basement level - initial questions

Hey all,
We have recently purchased a block (well, it has a house, but it will be getting knocked down) and…

8 years8 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Re-aligning boundaries and sub-division

Thanks for both your replies.
I have been speaking to mates and other random people ive met that have completed similar tasks.
I have no issues with paying professionals to do a…

8 years8 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Hot water not available when very cold

slow reply - but just to round out... i ended up just replacing the hot water service... for $800 it was cheaper to replace than to keep on getting plumbers…

8 years8 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Re-aligning boundaries and sub-division

Hi all,
We've been looking for a place for a while and it looks like we'll be ging down the path of purchasing…

9 years9 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Hot water not available when very cold

had a plumber look at it, couldnt find an issue (hence my post here) - and the fact that it only "blocks" when cold, would seem to suggest that its…

9 years9 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Hot water not available when very cold

yep gas is on, and no, cannot smell gas either when its functioning or not functioning.

9 years9 yearsverukinsverukins posted:
Hot water not available when very cold

Hi All,
I have a on-demand gas hot water service and have found that
when its quite cold in the mornings or…

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