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Progress in my backyard... Dad & I started work on the garden edging today. Tomorrow, we tackle the raised garden bed Pics We were supposed to start on the…

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rosemi
Mar 25, 2017 9:43 pm
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soura
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Our new home in the Vale Estate, Aveley- Celebration HomesOur new home in the Vale Estate, Aveley- Celebration Homes
WA

@imightbedave Thanks Dave :) I have been following your thread very closely and I was amazed by how little there was about homes by celebration homes on this forum. So…

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soura
Mar 24, 2017 7:25 pm
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Mon445
Mar 24, 2017 3:34 pm
Mndtll
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24 March
Home Building BlogsHome Building Blogs
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Hi All, I have just created a blog to document our Porter Davis build. We are building the Montague 21. I know that I have found everyone else's blogs so useful during…

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Mndtll
Mar 24, 2017 2:08 pm
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jenza20
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24 March
First Build HGWAFirst Build HGWA
WA

Hi Dave, I'm building in Belmont. It's on a subdivided battleaxe block :)

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jenza20
Mar 24, 2017 1:35 am
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MrsJM
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23 March
Great southern 2.5 acre new family homeGreat southern 2.5 acre new family home
WA
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Gorgeous!! Those ceilings!! C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E.…

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MrsJM
Mar 23, 2017 7:51 pm
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aloenyx
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22 March
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in WellardFirst timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard
WA
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Ooh, yeah I meant timber frames. XD You do things differently over there! Must be all that sand XD

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aloenyx
Mar 22, 2017 8:26 pm
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Jess_89
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22 March
Our First Home - Home Group WAOur First Home - Home Group WA
WA
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Lol yes my partner is in love with his new toy. He's taken a photo everyday of the build with it Will be great to look back on

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Jess_89
Mar 22, 2017 11:44 am
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jesss_g
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22 March
B & D's First build with HGWAB & D's First build with HGWA
WA
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Looking so good Dee! Love the dark cabinetry!! :D

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jesss_g
Mar 22, 2017 11:30 am
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jesss_g
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22 March
Building our first home in Wandi - Home Group WABuilding our first home in Wandi - Home Group WA
WA
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Ahhh I know! Can't imagine keys are too far off - all we have left now is carpets and blinds and then our site clean!! Haha you'll have to time going around when trades…

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jesss_g
Mar 22, 2017 11:29 am
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Lemans
22 March
Things you forget - summary page 32Things you forget - summary page 32
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Hi all Just thought I'd bump this thread up, as there's been no further posts.. Anyone like to add in their comments regarding electrical that they wish they'd done?

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Lemans
Mar 22, 2017 2:52 am

Thanks team! Here's some more photos because I can Modified Dream Verona - Dreamstart 10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate …

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El17
Mar 20, 2017 2:23 pm
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arcadelt
18 March
Tiling questionTiling question
WA

Have you got a photo you can post? I'm trying envisage what you wanted and can only think that it would have looked strange to have these lines of tiles running down one…

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arcadelt
Mar 18, 2017 8:37 pm

All the upper storey framing is on and they've put up scaffolding after I took these photos ready for the roof cover to go on next week, having seen the guys come back to…

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mrsdoe
Mar 17, 2017 2:57 pm
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mrsdoe
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17 March
Custom Dale Alcock Build - LandsdaleCustom Dale Alcock Build - Landsdale
WA
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Looking great, looks like they're moving along pretty quickly Follow our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura Group): http://tinyurl.com/jlykgph

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mrsdoe
Mar 17, 2017 1:53 pm
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mrsdoe
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17 March
Ventura Cowaramup Lodge Darling DownsVentura Cowaramup Lodge Darling Downs
WA
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Fingers crossed that's sorted soon and they can get started for you Nic :) Follow our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura Group): http://tinyurl.com/jlykgph

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mrsdoe
Mar 17, 2017 1:26 pm
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mrsdoe
Mar 17, 2017 1:25 pm
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DrShan
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16 March
Dale Alcock archer build - Slab laidDale Alcock archer build - Slab laid
WA
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They can take longer if they like. I would welcome that!

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DrShan
Mar 16, 2017 4:31 pm
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mattncourtz
16 March
Build with HGWABuild with HGWA
WA
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Looking really good! We are in Landsdale also, and been amazed at how many new homes are being built and how quickly the slab to bricks to roof process takes! It's not…

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mattncourtz
Mar 16, 2017 12:02 am
abbey27
15 March
Engineering Report and Contour SurveyEngineering Report and Contour Survey
WA

Hi there, I am hoping someone can help us. We paid a deposit through one builder and had our engineering reports and site surveys done, but then due to personal…

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abbey27
Mar 15, 2017 11:48 pm
jesss_g
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15 March
P & L HGWA Build - SORP & L HGWA Build - SOR
WA
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Wow how exciting! So good you are happy with all your choices too, that's awesome! Fingers crossed you have PCI next week then :) We are going well, paving started and then…

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jesss_g
Mar 15, 2017 4:11 pm
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jenza20
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15 March
Building Inspectors in Perth, WA.Building Inspectors in Perth, WA.
WA

Thanks so much Zoe!! Will give them a call tomorrow :)

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jenza20
Mar 15, 2017 12:26 am
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crysi
12 March
Newhome centre WANewhome centre WA
WA

Anyone know much about go homes?

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crysi
Mar 12, 2017 1:17 am
Building with Summit on rural land.Building with Summit on rural land.
WA

Purchased a slice of paradise building with Summit homes within the next few weeks site works begins, just had the land cleared again for sand pad installation. Driveway…

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Common as muck
Mar 08, 2017 5:09 pm
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Tiling - to screed or not to screedTiling - to screed or not to screed
WA

Hi, Did you tiler end up screeding? I have a similar situation but the tile size is bit bigger, I'm planning to use 1200 x 600.

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suhasaradhya
Mar 05, 2017 7:08 pm
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jesss_g
Mar 03, 2017 12:12 pm
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jpmontoya
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28 February
Building Equis Lake The Vines Easy Start/Summit HomesBuilding Equis Lake The Vines Easy Start/Summit Homes
WA

welcome to h1 that looks like a great layout. We built with summit group and all i can say is that they are awesome! Your SS is going to be colin who is brilliant so…

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jpmontoya
Feb 28, 2017 8:18 pm
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Kristina92
Feb 24, 2017 6:55 pm
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jesss_g
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24 February
Home Group Wa- Building our First homeHome Group Wa- Building our First home
WA
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Good luck for today Paishe!! Let us know how it all goes :D x

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jesss_g
Feb 24, 2017 1:04 pm
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kdoe9190
22 February
Ocean View PadOcean View Pad
WA

Hi! I saw in an earlier thread you were doing Thundercloud on your exterior? Do you have any photos please? :)

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kdoe9190
Feb 22, 2017 1:19 pm
arcadelt
19 February
rural or country buildersrural or country builders
WA

On re-reading your question I think you might have meant a company called "Rural or Country Builders", whoever that might be. If so, forget my answer.

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arcadelt
Feb 19, 2017 4:31 pm
mrsdoe
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19 February
First time building, suspicious prestart quotesFirst time building, suspicious prestart quotes
WA

Depends on your preference, some things are simpler to have the builder do such as benchtops and others like electrical, landscaping and painting are easy to do…

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mrsdoe
Feb 19, 2017 3:54 pm
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rebuilder86
16 February
FAIL! WHY is my Dulux Acrylic Texture Coat render crumbling?FAIL! WHY is my Dulux Acrylic Texture Coat render crumbling?
WA

Iether that or it was a typical hurry job on to rendered wall and the render was still wet when it was primed. eflourescene will cause the entire coating to fail if it was…

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rebuilder86
Feb 16, 2017 12:29 pm
arcadelt
15 February
Flooring square meterageFlooring square meterage
WA

OK, looks pretty straightforward apart from the stairs, so what help do you need.

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arcadelt
Feb 15, 2017 10:28 pm
girds
14 February
Trinity build - land scapingTrinity build - land scaping
WA
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hey mate, really like the exterior of the house, looks amazing! what colour render is this?. you said it was solver mochachino but i cant find it anywhere online?

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girds
Feb 14, 2017 6:12 pm
algernon
13 February
(WA) Flipping house - need advice!!!(WA) Flipping house - need advice!!!
WA

Trees are a good idea - a tall hedge along the boundary line would also help quite a lot. As an alternative to flipping the entire plan, you might be able to modify it -…

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algernon
Feb 13, 2017 9:16 pm
Hootie
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10 February
Re: Building in Aveley - Living, one year on...Re: Building in Aveley - Living, one year on...
WA
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Thanks MrsMaccaPacca and Petad :D Soura, sorry I missed this post! ::lol:: Thanks for the kind words, congrats on the land purchase in Vale, Aveley and I hope your build is…

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Hootie
Feb 10, 2017 1:02 am
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Dream_Catchers
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8 February
Keys 19/10/15. Moved in 10/11/15. Landscaping + a deck ideasKeys 19/10/15. Moved in 10/11/15. Landscaping + a deck ideas
WA
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I'm still waiting on Honeywood to answer my PM from last year, haha! I think about you often hun, would love to catch you on FB messenger…

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Dream_Catchers
Feb 08, 2017 11:46 pm
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Final pictures before PCI. Also if you want a great building inspector. Get in touch with Andrew Scales who does a great thourough job. Downstairs Living, Dining,…

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Aussie141414
Feb 07, 2017 11:26 am
bradster181
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2 February
UPDATE JAN2017-ULTIMATEHOMES Perth10 weeksplusafter PCI 2015UPDATE JAN2017-ULTIMATEHOMES Perth10 weeksplusafter PCI 2015
WA
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You got the trophy for the biggest horror storey I'm sure, I only hope others read this and take note if they are potentially going to build with them.

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bradster181
Feb 02, 2017 5:41 pm
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Imightbedave
2 February
Celebration Homes Build in Piara Waters WA [Moved In]Celebration Homes Build in Piara Waters WA [Moved In]
WA
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Thanks for the great response! I'll be moving in just before summer, so besides crossover I definitely wanted to have landscaping and aircon done. That means soakwells…

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Imightbedave
Feb 02, 2017 2:17 pm
Imightbedave
2 February
Celebration Homes - Mason Green Piara Waters [Moved In]Celebration Homes - Mason Green Piara Waters [Moved In]
WA
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Yikes haha. Yeah hard to plan for those flattened water meters , but I do have a very long list of things to attend to and the costs add up fast! I'm probably…

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Imightbedave
Feb 02, 2017 2:09 pm
SilentBoB
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2 February
Smart Homes - The Mentor (PCI done / Keys Friday)Smart Homes - The Mentor (PCI done / Keys Friday)
WA
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Smart move! I'll eventually have sensors in rooms that I'll add to the iZone system so if it detects no one in the room it shuts off that area of the house (can do it…

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SilentBoB
Feb 02, 2017 1:48 pm
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ZoePerth
1 February
Platinum Homes Western Australia - thoughts?Platinum Homes Western Australia - thoughts?
WA

Oh gosh I hope not as they have gone bust with their parent group Builton :(

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ZoePerth
Feb 01, 2017 2:18 pm

Been 18 months since the build and time to finalise some unfinished subjects in this thread... The front garden, one year old: The wardrobe in Bed…

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PerthAussie2014
Jan 30, 2017 6:57 pm
sundeepguntu
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29 January
How often do you visit your site?How often do you visit your site?
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Wonderful to read through this thread. I am starting my first house build with Simonds in Lara. If anyone can please help me find a good building inspector in…

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sundeepguntu
Jan 29, 2017 10:54 am
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aloenyx
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27 January
Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?
WA
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I think they both suit a purpose. I'm having curtains over my living room windows to add texture and softness to the room. I'm having double blinds in the bedrooms…

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aloenyx
Jan 27, 2017 11:35 am
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jpmontoya
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