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18 d18 dyoyohvyoyohv 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…

22 d22 dyoyohvyoyohv 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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3 months3 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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
3 months3 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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".

7 months7 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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…

7 months7 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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…

7 months7 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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…

7 months7 monthsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Protecting your Slab

Thanks for this man!

7 months7 monthsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Protecting your Slab

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

7 months7 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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…

8 months8 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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…

9 months9 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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…

10 months10 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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.

10 months10 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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…

10 months10 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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…

10 months10 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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

10 months10 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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?

11 months11 monthsyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Boutique Homes - St Tropez 31 - 8 Month Update!

Thanks mate!!!

11 months11 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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…

12 months12 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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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12 months12 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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?
12 months12 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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…

12 months12 monthsyoyohvyoyohv 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…

1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv 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.

1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv posted:
First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

Thanks for this!

1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv posted:
First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

Hi mate, did you prepare the subbase, reinforcement and frames for concrete pour by yourself? And then hired people for pouring the concrete? That's what I am planning to do…

1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Things to do after move in to protect your home

Interesting info... Will definitely look into it once my house build is finished.

1 year1 yearyoyohvyoyohv posted:
Boutique Homes - St Tropez 31 - 8 Month Update!

Mate, any advice on building the outdoor kitchen? Did you diy?

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