8 Dec 10 8:39 PM
How can I edit a post, or can the people that run the forum do that from their end? I would like to edit a particular post now that posters have had the opportunity to view and reply to it. Thanks...read more
8 Dec 10 8:05 PM
Hitek, very good friends of ours run their own plumbing business so they will look after us I'm sure. anon, we have been getting lots of quotes too, plus researching reviews of companies online as wel......read more
8 Dec 10 12:41 PM
We can't change place of build, where we have bought land there is a rule that you can't build less than 250m from another house. As it was we had to apply for resource consent to build less than that......read more
8 Dec 10 9:31 AM
I've seen a few people mention vapour wrap, is this different to a building wrap?
8 Dec 10 9:21 AM
oops meant to be 'why we can't go all out and do the full works, masonry etc. Well as far as I know anyway will see how the quotes come back in.....read more
8 Dec 10 9:19 AM
Just to add, we are building in the country so on top of out build cost we also need to run about 120m of power and phone to our site, lay a metal driveway about 120m and implement water tanks and was......read more
8 Dec 10 9:16 AM
Is there an edit button on this forum, I keep making a few typos but not sure how to go back and correct them?...read more
8 Dec 10 9:15 AM
I agree it is really expensive to build and to be fair my husband and I were probably quite naive in how much it actually does cost, it wasn't until we started to really delve into it all that we real......read more
8 Dec 10 9:09 AM
Hey, thanks for the replies. This is something we defintely need to learn a but more about. There seems to be a lot of options and than variations of those options which makes it hard for a complete b......read more
8 Dec 10 8:32 AM
I'm not sure who is replying directly to me now or in debate with other posters? Makes it hard when people don't use user names too. Anyway poster 10.44pm and Case are your posts to me or others?
7 Dec 10 7:53 PM
We have at this stage decided on a timber construction with increased insulation, however I want to understand ICF etc a bit more before making a definite final decision.
Is ICF where concrete is p......read more
7 Dec 10 12:06 PM
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6 Dec 10 12:04 PM
Hey thanks for replies..
House will be 223m2.
North Garage – 2 x 800*2000
North Bed 1 – 1800*1200
West Lounge – 1800*1400
North Lounge – 2800*1400
East Lounge – 800*1400
5 Dec 10 10:08 PM
We are going to be building with a rather restricted budget but would like to incorporate upvc joinery hopefully, so are trying to gather a few quotes, however we are getting confused wit......read more