182 questions from our users
The default kitchen appliances supported by Simonds is either Smeg/Technika. But I don’t want either of them. I am interested to have Bosch for oven, cooktop, microwave, range hood and Millie for dishwasher. Is it possible? If yes what is the procedure?
Hi Narmadham this is possible, however, please confirm which category home you are interested in buying and we will be able to assist you further as only some Bosch appliances are available.
Best wishes, Amanda
I am going to build my dream home with Simonds Home at Central Coast. I wonder if any one has had any good and bad information and experience with Simonds Home in Central Coast? Hope to get the helpful. Many thanks indeed! Nam
Hi Nam, Thanks for considering Simonds for your new home! We want to emphasise our commitment to building Australians’ dream homes and let you know that we are always here to address any questions you may have. Best wishes, Simonds
Hi simonds can u guys do minor changes such as take one meter out from one area and add on another one -after contract done , is it free or with any cost plz reply on [email removed]
Thanks for the query.
Generally speaking we can not.What you are best doing is to get in touch with your customer service officer and send through exactly what you are wanting to do.
There will be additional costs in any instance and we know your contract is signed but if these changes mean a lot to you, you need to raise it quickly with your CSO to discuss
Job no. 53259
Job completed and I have moved in.
I have few issues which will need urgent attention. I have been calling and and emailing the Supervisor since 5.06.18 but no action.
I have spoken to Maintenance Manager but no action. I need a solution. I want someone other than the Supervisor should visit and see the problems.
Can I please get a contact detail?
Hi! I’ve been through the Ledger display in Romsey and it’s beautiful! I was wondering if you could tell me where the aninal portraits are from? It appears to all be from the same collection displaying a woodland theme. Thank you so much!
Been in our simonds home in Jubilee...how do we get going "smart house feature"?
Please contact Dominic Rego [contact detail removed]
New build at 34 Victoria St Malabar NSW
2 storey 4 bedroom rear lane double garage and granny flat.
Scope: Knock down existing fibro house and new build
DA approved plans by architect
Looking for a reliable competitive builder
Modern design with lightweight building materials
Aim to start building end of 2018
Please let me know if this fits your scope ?
[email address removed]
I would like someone to contact me in regards to our build with simonds.
Hi there. We are currently building with Simonds and generally we are happy so far... but we have struck a couple of problems which are starting to bug us. we asked for 2 3m wide 3 panel sliding doors installed and through the sales process they were described as a stacking door. Ie 2 panels move and slide back and stack with the stationary. When they were installed I found out that only one panel moves, they even sold us a 2 panel screen door to suit a stacker. I bought this up but out drawings are correct and show that one panel moves only, (very hard to see). Simonds won’t do anything as it is in the drawing and construction has started, even though through the sales process we were promised a stacking door. I was told by my crc to contact Dowell direct which I have and they said they can change it after hand over but won’t give me a price until hand over.
What should I do????
I am currently building with Simonds (lock up stage) would I still be able to make some minor structural changes (garage, kitchen?) I am happy to pay the fees etc.
How long after signing off should we get keys?
We have been in our house almost 9 years that we built in the western suburbs of Melbourne with Simonds.
We have recently discovered structural issues that have been caused due to a fault in the slab. Is there anything that can be done about this outside of the 7 year structural timeframe?
Can’t you get Simonds to check on this matter even though it’s 7 years it’s their fault from the beginning
Thanks for the enquiry
Please make contact with our Point Cook office on 8345 8452 and ask to speak to our Warranty team
We will conduct an inspection and provide feedback on what the issue may be
Hi there, It is a ten year structural warranty... not 7... keep going. I am considering setting up a class action against Simonds Homes to expose them. You will need an independent engineer and an independent building inspector. Don't give information to Simonds as they will use their in-house lawyers to play with you and delay any claims you may have against them till your time runs out. They have no values or morals in relation to their building company.
Hi can we use the services of a building inspector for the job?
Yes, you sure can, we suggest using a reputable inspection company that has all their insurance and OH&S requirements in place
If you elect to engage an inspection company we just ask that you inform us in advance so we don’t unnecessarily delay the construction of your home and ensure we get a copy of the reports in a timely manner
Thanks and best of luck with your home building
Hi there, be very careful that you document everything as they will have their in-house lawyers look over your reports. Don't sign anything and get an engineer involved!
My partner and I have decided to build with simmonds. We have paid the $2500 and we are undecided when it is a good time to sign the contract as our land is titling mid next year. We’re concerned that if we wait to sign that our final price in the estimate will change in that time?
Hi, have anyone used an external contractor for flooring with Simonds...any experience...
I want to ask the other builders normally giving us 25 years structural warranty but Simonds only 7 years why?
That’s a good question, it’s good to see your doing some ground work before selecting a builder.
Not wanting to answer a question with a question but have you read the finer details and conditions that generally apply to any extended warranty?
Simonds have been building homes for over 65 years and stand behind our product. Its worth noting there are many things home owners can also do to ensure a home performs structurally for decades, given your researching it may be of interest to read the CSIRO guides to footing Maintenance.
We would love the opportunity to build your home but in any instance best of luck with the process in selecting a builder,
i am in process of building with rawdon hill in southeast melbourne
i am going with benson 39 with few changes
does anyone have any experience building with them?
and what you have to say about the 7 yr structural warranty
is it enough?
as other builders are providing more
please reply asap
what do you mean by complete on an express built home as the 18 weeks has come and gone and it is still not complete? the house has been cleaned twice but tradies do not care and tramp dirt in all the time
Planning to build with Metricon/ Simonds in Mitchelton Brisbane. Any thoughts/recommendations/suggestions?
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