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bpratt
bpratt
19 June 2016

General Discussion topic dumping

General Discussion topic dumping

Thanks for do as much as you can to bring order the the forum. I'm a and feel i can contribute to many threads, it takes a while but i also learn something in the…

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bpratt
Jun 19, 2016 10:59 am
Mute88
Mute88
3 April 2016

HOMEONE FORUM GUIDE AND FAQ.

HOMEONE FORUM GUIDE AND FAQ.
1, 2, 3

Are you clicking Full Editor?

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Mute88
Apr 04, 2016 12:01 am

Metricon Sponsorship of Product Review website questionable

Metricon Sponsorship of Product Review website questionable

Have you had advice from an expert on the defects and/or legal advice on what you can do ?

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Saint Mike
Jan 23, 2018 4:28 pm
Saint Mike
Althom
Althom
22 h

Metricon kitchen cabinet overhanging windows?

Metricon kitchen cabinet overhanging windows?

I imagine there'd be something on Product Review if that's how hundreds of their homes have been built.

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Althom
Jan 22, 2018 6:41 pm
Althom

Greenlea Estate Baldivis Rebates

Greenlea Estate Baldivis Rebates

Hi Everyone 👋🏻 We are considering building in Greenlea Estate in Baldivis. As the developer Peet are not advertising a cash back / rebate to purchase land directly…

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Wouldntmindasammich
Jan 21, 2018 9:33 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
21 January

PRESTART BOOKED!!!

PRESTART BOOKED!!!

Agree on power points (esp outside). Also check layout carefully - eg in powder room. Time to make sure its all good is before you sign.

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Saint Mike
Jan 21, 2018 3:25 pm
Saint Mike
building-expert
building-expert
21 January

PosiStrut vs HY Joist

PosiStrut vs HY Joist

I personally like Hyjoists better and have used them on my house mainly because you can span them from one end to the other (in my case 14m) and are easier to handle.…

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building-expert
Jan 21, 2018 8:02 am
building-expert
treechangejess
treechangejess
20 January

Floor plan

Floor plan

Yes please! Found these online yesterday and bookmarked in case they help you too! https://www.tansel.com.au/product-categ ... ge/pantry/ Reading through your build…

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treechangejess
Jan 20, 2018 11:16 pm
K-Real
K-Real
20 January

Clause in contract about independent inspections

Clause in contract about independent inspections
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I am happy to come up with some sort of letter and sign it collectively re: Metricon Quality and Delays which arn't regulated at the moment fairly. Everything at our…

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K-Real
Jan 20, 2018 4:35 pm
K-Real
Tips
Tips
20 January

Simonds - cooling and heating

Simonds - cooling and heating

Hello, Interested in hearing from folks who are building home with Simonds - were you able to select cooling / heating solution other than the bonaire / york solution? …

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Tips
Jan 20, 2018 12:53 am
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breebarter
Jan 19, 2018 10:24 pm
breebarter
Fonzie
Fonzie
19 January

Austral Bricks Marcasite

Austral Bricks Marcasite

Hi, Has anyone got any photos of their build with Austral Marcasite bricks? I had to pick this brick as my original choice, PGH Mild Steel was discontinued.:cry: I already have…

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Fonzie
Jan 19, 2018 2:53 pm
Fonzie
Norfolk
Norfolk
19 January

Two thirds of the way through the build and identified signi

Two thirds of the way through the build and identified signi

Hi Houspect, Thank you for your post. Actually, we already a customer of yours. We have an investigation report from your inspector prepared last November. At fixing…

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Norfolk
Jan 19, 2018 6:39 am

Skip Bins is a very responsible hire service in Sydney that provides the optimum solution for garbage disposal. We quote…

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Mr.Bin
Jan 18, 2018 11:10 pm
Mr.Bin
alexp79
alexp79
16 January

Retaining wall

Retaining wall

Up to 3m is retained by the commercial product called TerraFirm: https://modularwalls.com.au/products/terrafirm/ Last time I checked pricing with them for 1.8m wall was…

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alexp79
Jan 16, 2018 9:15 pm
Still Deciding
Still Deciding
16 January

DJ Roberts Brisbane

DJ Roberts Brisbane

The following is my honest personal opinion based upon my recent experience. Just completed a build with DJ Roberts - whilst I would not say it was a build that took me…

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Still Deciding
Jan 16, 2018 4:49 pm
shadowarrior
shadowarrior
15 January

Anyone building in Montego Hills (Kingsholme SE QLD)?

Anyone building in Montego Hills (Kingsholme SE QLD)?

Hello, So the building bug has bit me again and am looking to build on an acreage in the new releases in Montego Hills (Kingshome, SE QLD). Was wondering if any one else…

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shadowarrior
Jan 15, 2018 9:16 am
Viangster
Viangster
15 January

Flooding Damages

Flooding Damages

Thank you very much. I'll definitely talk to our builder about this

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Viangster
Jan 15, 2018 1:00 am
Mackle1st
Mackle1st
14 January

Integrale Homes experiences welcome

Integrale Homes experiences welcome

Hi, new to this forum and would like to know anyone’s experiences building with integrale, there seems to literally be not one single independent review or piece of info…

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Mackle1st
Jan 14, 2018 10:34 pm
Adrian+Michelle
Adrian+Michelle
13 January

Recommendations for project manager/builder in Sydney?

Recommendations for project manager/builder in Sydney?

Hi, We have been dragging the chain on a renovation to our home in Ashfield as we had initially intended to be owner builders. We have become time poor and need our…

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Adrian+Michelle
Jan 13, 2018 10:54 pm
NelsonP
NelsonP
13 January

Challenging architectural detail

Challenging architectural detail

Thanks for the feedback. I can see the floor plan and roof plan in that last post.

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NelsonP
Jan 13, 2018 10:38 pm
dereklotts
dereklotts
13 January

Home Office Remodelling

Home Office Remodelling

I see you guys are all into inspirational quotes, so here's one for you: “The Way Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin…

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dereklotts
Jan 13, 2018 7:17 pm
dereklotts
deborahw1959
deborahw1959
13 January

Mornington Peninsula build.

Mornington Peninsula build.

anyone recommend a good builder in MP. finding a builder is giving me a real headache. Engelhard Homes sent a load of rubbish via email from an architect. I couldn't…

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deborahw1959
Jan 13, 2018 11:04 am

This is a rough sketch of a dream home we want to build , we gotta down size a bit to fit budget of no more then 550,000 What do uz think? Something similar to this…

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mizlong
Jan 13, 2018 9:03 am
Jzc
Jzc
13 January

TIMBER FLOORING LABOURERS WANTED!!!

TIMBER FLOORING LABOURERS WANTED!!!

Carpentry/Timber Flooring business, covering all aspects. Currently looking for Labourers to join our Timber Flooring devision, 1st year apprentices are also welcome to…

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Jzc
Jan 13, 2018 8:51 am

We currently have a 3br 1bath brick lowest in Brisbane. We've got 2 kids and another on the way. The house is fine at the moment but will be too small for us in a few…

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Iamjeks
Jan 12, 2018 10:41 pm
asheeshjoshi
asheeshjoshi
12 January

Carlisle Homes new payment schedule issues with Bank Loan

Carlisle Homes new payment schedule issues with Bank Loan

Has anyone recently signed a contract with Carlisle Homes in Melbourne and got their loan approved from Bank ? Both ANZ and Suncorp banks have objected to Carlisle Homes…

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asheeshjoshi
Jan 12, 2018 8:13 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
12 January

Boundary fence QLD

Boundary fence QLD

Why not just do it - if they pay half. They are probably trying to show some "muscle" - we have a similar…

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Saint Mike
Jan 12, 2018 6:30 pm
Saint Mike
Jacks
Jacks
12 January

Starr Constructions

Starr Constructions

Anyone built with Starr Constructions and / or have any feedback on them? Thanks!

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Jacks
Jan 12, 2018 4:10 pm
joshuaflane
joshuaflane
12 January

Built in Wardrobe Internals - Brisbane

Built in Wardrobe Internals - Brisbane

Hi We have a new build and i am looking to fitout the built in wardrobes with a simple draw stack, top shelf and hanging space. I have received pricing from the usual…

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joshuaflane
Jan 12, 2018 2:53 pm
SparkInTheDark
SparkInTheDark
12 January

Building Material and Furniture

Building Material and Furniture

Your post makes me want to write out an open cheque and give it to you, what could possibly go wrong?

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SparkInTheDark
Jan 12, 2018 6:26 am
SparkInTheDark
mizlong
mizlong
12 January

How much to build this

How much to build this

Thanks for the reply , budget is around 500 -550,000 so hopefully I can achieve what we want with this budget

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mizlong
Jan 12, 2018 3:48 am
mizlong
mizlong
10 January

Custom build price

Custom build price

Yes I thought it would cost around that , thank you

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mizlong
Jan 10, 2018 4:22 pm
Bimps
Bimps
9 January

Liverpool PD

Liverpool PD

Anyone building liverpool with PD

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Bimps
Jan 09, 2018 10:09 pm
sarah louu
sarah louu
9 January

Building with Thrive Homes

Building with Thrive Homes

Hi Redington, Thrive is a pretty new company / subset of Rawson. To my knowledge they have only actually…

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sarah louu
Jan 09, 2018 12:03 pm
chop
chop
8 January

Hamilton Rise - South Morang

Hamilton Rise - South Morang

Hi, Anyone here building their home on Hamilton Rise South Morang. When is expected title of the land? It seems to just get delay and delay. We were originally told Feb…

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chop
Jan 08, 2018 6:27 pm
hfwangoz
hfwangoz
8 January

multiple items need renovated, what's the best way?

multiple items need renovated, what's the best way?

Hi, It's 4 bedroom house with swimming pool. Just want to seek advise on the best approach: 1. one stop solution to a renovation builder company. or 2. get job done…

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hfwangoz
Jan 08, 2018 5:01 pm
Kartsundar
Kartsundar
7 January

Woodlea building

Woodlea building
1, 2, 3

Is anyone still facing valuation problems at woodlea? Site costs were quited as 21k by Henley. Land is in stage 27.

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Kartsundar
Jan 07, 2018 9:51 pm
qebtel
qebtel
7 January

Trees Removal Question

Trees Removal Question

At Toowoomba, they do not allow a tree with a canopy or a trunk of certain sizes to be removed. So the way around it is - trim the canopy, trim the trunk, then remove…

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qebtel
Jan 07, 2018 4:01 pm
qebtel
qebtel
7 January

Slab concreter

Slab concreter

ha ha another shocker done by cowboys. How do these people even exist and get work?

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qebtel
Jan 07, 2018 3:55 pm
Xili
Xili
7 January

Schofield altrove

Schofield altrove

Hi everyone I am looking to buy a townhouse at Altrove schofields. As per the topography map of the region the area is on a higher ground than Hambledon and other roads…

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Xili
Jan 07, 2018 9:52 am
Annabelle101
Annabelle101
6 January

Kitchen and back door

Kitchen and back door

Does anyone have a back door in the kitchen? The way we would like to relay our kitchen may mean we have a back door in our kitchen. Does anyone else have this? Need some…

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Annabelle101
Jan 06, 2018 12:10 pm
Ian P
Ian P
6 January

Building and Renovating App

Building and Renovating App

Hi all, I'm just a new member but thought i would share this - a new app has just been released called "My Build" and is aimed at people who are building, renovating,…

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Ian P
Jan 06, 2018 11:18 am
Kpear121
Kpear121
5 January

Low deposit builder options

Low deposit builder options

Hi, Not sure if you’re still chasing info, but we built with Integra. Overall a great experience. Happy to share any info you need

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Kpear121
Jan 05, 2018 10:40 pm
Chels
Chels
4 January

Site Costs in Woodlea

Site Costs in Woodlea

Definitely agree with others that say to get your sites fixed. I got quoted & signed @ 15k with Henley back in 2016. Not on site yet, but I've read some site costs are up…

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Chels
Jan 04, 2018 4:43 am

Material Prices in 2018

Material Prices in 2018

There is a 12-18 month lag due to the huge backlog of builds After that Suppliers & Tradies will get desperate..wait it out..prices always drop I've seen many boom_ Bust cycles

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 03, 2018 9:16 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Varsani
Varsani
3 January

What kind of paint to use?

What kind of paint to use?

I would only use Dulux wash and wear paint in my house. I work on commerical building sites and that is what the pros have told me to use. Always worth spending a few $…

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Varsani
Jan 03, 2018 8:35 pm

We asked our builder to put a provision for a chandelier on a stairwell. We were told they will add a noggin so we just need the chandelier and electrician to install it. …

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Ynnie
Jan 03, 2018 5:38 pm


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