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1 month1 monthyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Dealing with stress and anxiety in regards to your house aft

Hi all, for anyone who wants to share their own stories...
I dealt with a lot of stress and anxiety after handover. Just trying to keep up with my own expectations…

1 month1 monthyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Tree recommendation

Hi all, can you please recommend us a tree that we can plant in a pot at the front of the pillars of our house, see attached a photo of…

Tree recommendation
6 months6 monthsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
How to maintain this area dried after raining?

I don't think so. But, I will still confirm it this weekend. Thanks for the suggestion!

6 months6 monthsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
How to maintain this area dried after raining?

Hello everyone, can I pick you brain in a cost efficient solution to maintain this area dried after raininig? It is the slab for the AC unit and HWS.
After a…

11 months11 monthsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Hi, may I please ask you why you didn't install a concrete apron (footpath) around the house?
We don't want to do it as well, to save money but apparently…

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11 months11 monthsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Still work in progress. We will install downlights and pendants later on... Not enough budget atm...

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1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Drainage issue side of house

Interesting read, thanks guys. I have exactly the same issue, but the water is pooling on the fence line. See photo attached.
I will contact a plumber to address this,…

Drainage issue side of house
1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv posted:
She bought a Lemon

Wow.... And here is me stressing out due to having to remove and pour again some concrete steps in exposed aggregate due to a "bad mix".

1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv posted:
House broken into

Hi guys, my house was broken into. Our house is in Aurora Estate in WOLLERT (Victoria).
I was in the process of installing 7 Hikvision IP cameras and they rip them…

1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Hi guys, I know this as been discussed before... But, any recommendation for opticomm providers from recent experience ? Looking into active8me or telesurf, but they have mixed reviews on…

1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Builder left bad ethernet connections (?)

Hi guys,
I requested Boutique Homes to install cat6 cables around the house (for general networking use and also for installing 8 IP POE Hikvision Cameras). I had the handover last…

1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Protecting your Slab

Thanks for this man!

1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Protecting your Slab

Considering this, then should I be fine if I install artificial lawn around the house (with builder plastic underneath)?

1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Projects to do after New Home Handover

Given that I would be installing a decking under a roof, can I placed it just under the weep holes? Just as the video/pictures ? I have seen many display…

1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Projects to do after New Home Handover

I want to also install decking on my roofed Alfresco floor and I read on my certificate of occupancy that I need to leave 50mm minimum below weep holes for…

2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Cost of landscaping

Haha... Right now I am in the process of gathering all of the info I can to diy our driveway... We spent a lot of money on an emergency trip…

2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Boutique Homes - St Tropez 31 - 8 Month Update!

Thanks mate... I will just use that info for confirming I don't need a building permit and maybe use another pedestal system or timber.

2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Boutique Homes - St Tropez 31 - 8 Month Update!

Hi measure, I'm sorry to pick you brain again. I would like to diy install a similar front decking as yours. I got this quote and plans from Outdure (modular…

2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Cost for obtaining building permit

Hi guys,
I have been getting quotes around $3500 - $4000 for drafting and obtaining the building permit in Whittlesea Council (Victoria) for the following:
- Installation of a portable spa…

2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Building Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Geelong

Thanks! I am getting quotes almost $4000 for obtaining the building permit for installing a spa, decking at the front as yours and a Verandah attached to the alfresco

2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Building Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Geelong

Hi, did you get a building permit for that decking at the entrance of your house?

2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Boutique Homes - St Tropez 31 - 8 Month Update!

Thanks mate!!!

2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Boutique Homes - St Tropez 31 - 8 Month Update!

Hi mate, what private inspector you hired for the QA inspection? I am using Darbecca atm but I don't think they offer that QA inspection, unless it's called different, "Final…

2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Slab Progress Payment shortfall?

Hi all, yeah. It was the FHOG.... All sorted. Apparently the builder got all the invoice paid in full... Only the difference between the invoice and FHOG was charged on…

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2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Slab Progress Payment shortfall?

Thee builder did charge properly. Btw ... After reading the attached file it looks like it could be the FHOG. See page 2. This is a bit stressful tbh.

Slab Progress Payment shortfall?
2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Slab Progress Payment shortfall?

Payment was made for $25,401.46 when invoice was issued on $35,407.46 for the slab. Could this be the home owners grant? ... I don't know... We noticed a reversal of…

2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Slab Progress Payment shortfall?

Hi
I am contacting my broker atm for clarification. But after 3 weeks to process the first progress payment for the slab on our build, the bank (CBA) paid exactly $10,000…

2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

Thanks mate!

2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

Looking Good! Did you diy? Can you share the plan you followed or guidelines? I am thinking about following the advises on Bunnings website, but the more info the better.

2 years2 yearsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

Thanks for this!

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