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Fencing question

Fencing question

We were the first of the houses to build so we did the fence. We put the nice side of the fence on the alfresco side of our house and the back. And put the railing side…

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bestspecials
Jun 13, 2019 9:31 am
bestspecials

Jasper17

Jasper17

A queen bed with bedside tables will fit in a room of 3m x 3m. There won't be any room for a chest of drawers but most display homes have bedrooms this size.

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bestspecials
Jun 13, 2019 9:27 am
bestspecials
Suggacup
Suggacup
12 June

$100 for 2017 Henley Brochure

$100 for 2017 Henley Brochure

Hi Darb74 Thanks! The contract does not indicate how the windows will be glazed anywhere. Other standard inclusions are not mentioned where there is no choice in colour,…

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Suggacup
Jun 12, 2019 4:38 pm
Steve4216
Steve4216
12 June

Metricon using our build as a display home to sell more home

Metricon using our build as a display home to sell more home

It's personal choices, but if my builder was happy to show people my house, then I'd be happy. I'd rather that than the opposite where they don't want anyone to see their…

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Steve4216
Jun 12, 2019 12:10 pm
Liliana
Liliana
12 June

Should l use only a licensed builder

Should l use only a licensed builder

Hi jimbo73 If they are a licenced builder then they should appear on the VBA database. I wouldn't hire an unlicenced builder and I would be very careful even with a…

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Liliana
Jun 12, 2019 7:29 am
Sethor
Sethor
10 June

Kitchen Silicone discoloured after a few weeks

Kitchen Silicone discoloured after a few weeks

I would not use the Selleys product, it may cause damage to your benchtop. Just buy a plastic removal tool like this stay away from metal ones as it may scratch. Use this…

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Sethor
Jun 10, 2019 3:23 am
Liliana
Liliana
9 June

Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully
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Below is a link to my Homeone thread promoting a petition calling for a Royal Commission into the building industry. Please take a moment to head over, have a look and…

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Liliana
Jun 09, 2019 9:59 pm

HIA Contracts/Owners rights

HIA Contracts/Owners rights

You can talk to whoever you want and post questions where ever you wish OT, Problems arise when 1. You don't have all the Engineering drawings, notes and…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 09, 2019 8:21 am
StructuralBIMGuy

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Harts
Jun 08, 2019 10:14 pm

What house style is this?

What house style is this?

Hi, I don't know about the style of the house but it looks good

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Angalfaria
Jun 08, 2019 5:02 pm
Angalfaria
Joker
Joker
7 June

Temporary Fencing - Hire or buy?

Temporary Fencing - Hire or buy?

I purchased,then sold to a nearby build,got 75 percent back after 18 months.

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Joker
Jun 07, 2019 8:58 pm
kks
kks
7 June

** builder breaks home owners

** builder breaks home owners

How many builder busts is it in South Australia in the past year, seven? With the latest, Adelaide Advertiser is reporting current deposit loss from the punter is about $5.5K.

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kks
Jun 07, 2019 2:58 pm
Joker
Joker
7 June

Broke builder link

Broke builder link

Look what I shared: Zealous Group: Victims of liquidated housing developer speak out | Leader @MIUI| https://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/inn ... 52e28f149f

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Joker
Jun 07, 2019 1:10 pm
Logues
Logues
6 June

Purlins for shed

Purlins for shed

Wanting to build a large shed who makes good quality purlins for southeast Queensland?

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Logues
Jun 06, 2019 11:03 am
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SaveH2O
Jun 03, 2019 5:48 pm
SaveH2O

House and land packages best suburb Sydney

House and land packages best suburb Sydney

Hello Ashryar You are right, there is way too much info and lots of good packages out there at the moment. Before you look at all that, why are you looking at house…

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LearnProperty
Jun 03, 2019 5:47 pm
LearnProperty
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SejaeD
Jun 03, 2019 1:27 pm
Zorro6
Zorro6
1 June

Build a home or Buy established house

Build a home or Buy established house

One of the first things to do is weigh up the costs. You buy old you move straight in or rent a while longer and get it updated. New build takes anywhere between 12 to 18…

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Zorro6
Jun 01, 2019 5:11 am

Carport to bedroom conversion. Brisbane North private builde

Carport to bedroom conversion. Brisbane North private builde

Hi Do Even before you start talking to builders (unless you're only chasing an indicative price, I'd suggest you have a bit of homework to do…

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cornellengineers
May 31, 2019 8:45 pm
cornellengineers
Nkhan
Nkhan
31 May

Charlton 33 Porter Davis

Charlton 33 Porter Davis

Hi has anyone build Charlton 33 in 2019 with upgraded kitchen. Would love to have some feedback. Thanks in advance.

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Nkhan
May 31, 2019 8:38 pm
robbert
robbert
31 May

Brad Nailer brand/model suggestion, anyone?

Brad Nailer brand/model suggestion, anyone?

Got an old Dewalt one I need to retire soon, so I'm thinking if I should get a newer model from the same brand (Probably DC608K 18V). This I saw also suggests Porter…

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robbert
May 31, 2019 4:29 pm
robbert
Joker
Joker
31 May

Phoenix Design by Domaine Homes

Phoenix Design by Domaine Homes

Hi welcome,I would suggest you drive around your area and find a couple of recent built homes or almost finished homes with your chosen builder and ask them about their…

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Joker
May 31, 2019 12:32 pm
Twisties
Twisties
30 May

House on Private Road in NSW, Community Title?

House on Private Road in NSW, Community Title?

Hi All, I'm a first home buyer who is seriously considering in purchasing a house currently being constructed by a developer in Kellyville, NSW. At the moment we've put a…

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Twisties
May 30, 2019 3:30 pm
Twisties

Alfresco a few metres off ground level

Alfresco a few metres off ground level

Hi Karolien123 Here, you will need to make adjustments to the design The Council may also require engineering Drawings hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 30, 2019 8:26 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Renovation

Renovation

Great but again a experience professional builder can be immensely helpful :)

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DianenVillegassdf
May 30, 2019 6:02 am
rubyhuang
rubyhuang
29 May

Faux timber beams?

Faux timber beams?

Hi! I’ve created a post with some faux timber if you’re interested. I’m based in Brisbane, Queensland.

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rubyhuang
May 29, 2019 12:12 am

Hello All, the building report is out and the inspector has identified 1 major defect. As mentioned earlier in my posts, the house is made on H1 soil and with waffle…

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viju_009
May 28, 2019 8:32 pm

Hello Guys, Q1: As a buyer how much I should expect to pay roughly to fix these items? Q2: How does council find out if buyer has fixed it or not within…

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thehuntbegins
May 28, 2019 8:31 pm
checkyour
checkyour
26 May

Akuna Vista Land Valuation

Akuna Vista Land Valuation
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I noticed some newpark marsdent park lands have valuation issues.

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checkyour
May 26, 2019 9:16 pm
TarickTDS
TarickTDS
26 May

Minimum requirements to build?

Minimum requirements to build?

I'm anoyed at how much it costs to build or buy in or around existing towns and am trying to model a lower cost option for…

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TarickTDS
May 26, 2019 9:05 pm
Zorro6
Zorro6
26 May

Outstanding Final Inspection

Outstanding Final Inspection

If the council have signed off on the pool isn’t all that is required for sale? Do you have a copy of their sign off?

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Zorro6
May 26, 2019 4:39 pm
RCF91
RCF91
24 May

Noble Homes - Riverstone Oasis - Stage 1/2: BUILDER WILL BE

Noble Homes - Riverstone Oasis - Stage 1/2: BUILDER WILL BE

They are in breach, whether they admit or not, quite simply while you wait for a house and are paying mortgage repayments they are making interest and using it on there…

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RCF91
May 24, 2019 8:01 pm
adchew
adchew
23 May

Installation of undermount kitchen sink

Installation of undermount kitchen sink

Builder don’t have the sink I wanted.

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adchew
May 23, 2019 8:51 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
23 May

After handover

After handover

Basically I meant get landscaping & fencing done together. Particularly between Fencing and Paving - get fencing done first as it requires soil to be dug up. Once fencing…

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IamSAM
May 23, 2019 2:59 pm
IamSAM
chippy
chippy
22 May

Kitchen sink

Kitchen sink

The cut out is the same size (roughly) for undermount or drop in. Personally I think undermount looks good with just bowls and no drainer, it looks clean and minimal Once…

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chippy
May 22, 2019 10:44 pm
jimv
jimv
20 May

Oviya Homes

Oviya Homes

Thanks for the information

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jimv
May 20, 2019 4:00 pm
Manic
Manic
20 May

Scaffold through bracing pic - is this normal?

Scaffold through bracing pic - is this normal?

I’m just glad it’s not my build but one down my street!

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Manic
May 20, 2019 11:51 am
Marcs
Marcs
19 May

Security Deposit Clause 7.1 HIA Contract (NSW)

Security Deposit Clause 7.1 HIA Contract (NSW)

Well thank you, I'm looking forward to your next update on your build. Conservatively, yes the builder could terminate as clause 27.2 states that the failure to…

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Marcs
May 19, 2019 11:48 pm

Mega Homes Disappeared

Mega Homes Disappeared
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Mega homes was sold to Vlado's son in law and Jonathan Wang, Jonathan Wang apparently pilfered around $6 million from the company,that is where the problem started. Yes…

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Siahwaninn10
May 19, 2019 10:01 am
Arabla
Arabla
17 May

Tile Package or Self Source

Tile Package or Self Source

Hey We are considering building with Dale Alcock in Perth and wondering what the general consensus is on floor tiling. Is it better to go with them and or source the…

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Arabla
May 17, 2019 6:20 pm
Arabla
homeone
homeone
17 May

Please help the community by reporting Spam

Please help the community by reporting Spam

To add, already reported posts do not provide a report option.

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homeone
May 17, 2019 3:03 pm
homeone
dabz
dabz
16 May

Creation Homes reviews

Creation Homes reviews

Hi there, any experience with home builder Creation Homes? I really appreciate your comments

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dabz
May 16, 2019 1:38 pm
jono85
jono85
15 May

Chemical underpinning and soil stabilization

Chemical underpinning and soil stabilization
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Had a geotechnical engineer look at the place yesterday who has recommended some drainage options. I found that an internal door didn’t close properly and there was a…

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jono85
May 15, 2019 6:47 pm
meyeview
meyeview
14 May

Sliding driveway gate with Knotwood simulated wood slats AND

Sliding driveway gate with Knotwood simulated wood slats AND

Hi, appears to be the only place where I can get a sliding driveway gate that uses knotwood simulated wood slats AND frame. But, I can't find any product reviews or…

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meyeview
May 14, 2019 8:52 pm
Zorro6
Zorro6
14 May

Delay cost

Delay cost

That should be completion date.

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Zorro6
May 14, 2019 6:02 pm
Jitender
Jitender
13 May

building contract - cooling off

building contract - cooling off

hi, I am in a situation where I have signed the HIA building contract ( on 6th may ) with a builder and have submitted it back to the builder for him to sign it. my…

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Jitender
May 13, 2019 11:10 pm
Engineer
Engineer
13 May

Fairhaven homes

Fairhaven homes

Great stuff - one of the best slabs going around - did it cost much more than a waffle slab?

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Engineer
May 13, 2019 2:22 pm
Engineer

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