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Dani_J
Dani_J
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Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are slabbed!

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are slabbed!
VIC
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Hi Kandi, I'm by no means an expert on this but I believe the scyon product you are referring too is much easier to maintain in the long term. It's a type of cement…

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Dani_J
Jun 24, 2017 8:14 am

Building with oracle Qld

Building with oracle Qld
QLD
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Just found your thread and wow! I love your house! We have chosen eclipse bricks with a white feature brick at the front and was worried all that black would be an…

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Tamara1975
Jun 24, 2017 8:12 am

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi Tamara That is very exciting! I will have to follow your build! It's exciting seeing the slab! Funny you say that because we originally signed up with coral. Must…

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jessicagauci
Jun 24, 2017 8:10 am

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: SLAB pour

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: SLAB pour
VIC
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That's great, obviously getting some work in before this crap weather sets in for the next week! Hope it doesn't hold us all up too much!!

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Dani_J
Jun 24, 2017 8:09 am

We have picked Brighton bricks too, here are some pics I found of it on a house. We went with off white flush mortar

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whitefresh
Jun 24, 2017 8:08 am
whitefresh

The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD

The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD
QLD
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It's ok. It just means that you can't change back to the normal editor for that message. For your next message it will start in the basic editor. You need to select the…

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Tracyt
Jun 24, 2017 8:07 am
Tracyt

Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)

Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)
NSW
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That`s unreal Noelle! I bet that sweetened the deal a bit, after how long we all waited for our homes and the bs.

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DreamHome2point0
Jun 24, 2017 8:00 am
DreamHome2point0

Facade Visualizers and Product Info.

Facade Visualizers and Product Info.
QLD

Definitely everything you have already suggested. We would have liked to see internal visualisers for the bathroom and kitchen. We found it difficult to choose a whole…

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jessicagauci
Jun 24, 2017 7:47 am

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39
NSW
1, 2

That's so awesome! Great to have these process shots!!!

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jessicagauci
Jun 24, 2017 7:43 am
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charlibear
Jun 24, 2017 7:43 am
charlibear

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
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Oh I can imagine Orph, it's fabulous! Something about it that draws you into the drama of that room, stunning! I'm soooo jealous Yeah I have the same…

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Orpheus
Jun 24, 2017 7:37 am
Orpheus

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows
NSW
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Seems strange that Coral are doing that considering they usually smash out QLD builds. I hope you get some speedy action soon, I know how frustrating it is GJ…

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charlibear
Jun 24, 2017 7:37 am
charlibear
Renman
Renman
40 m

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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What variations are you guys stuck at? Will check out the slab this morning and see what the rain did or didn't do to it. My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 …

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Renman
Jun 24, 2017 7:35 am
Renman
JoBro
JoBro
43 m

Your Connected Home. What have you done / what do you need?

Your Connected Home. What have you done / what do you need?
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Check out the Nucleus Life, or the Amazon Echo Show. The Nucleus Life has been around for a while and was developed with the assistance of Amazon, although Amazon has…

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JoBro
Jun 24, 2017 7:32 am
JoBro
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fleabee86
Jun 24, 2017 7:11 am
fleabee86

Modified Bahama 50

Modified Bahama 50
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Wow frames up already!!! Good work GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Jun 24, 2017 7:10 am
charlibear

First Home :) Building with Dixon Homes

First Home :) Building with Dixon Homes
QLD
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August seems pretty good. Wish we had something apart from October lol I rang out realestate agent during the week her first words are you're not leaving us…

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fleabee86
Jun 24, 2017 7:00 am
fleabee86

Nostra Homes

Nostra Homes
VIC
1, 2

I am currently building with nostra and at fixing stage (walls are up) It's been very stressful with staff changing on me during the process. The quality is not good. We…

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Jessicat
Jun 24, 2017 6:39 am

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread
VIC
1 ... 359, 360, 361

Hi, We are building with Carlisle homes and constructions nearly finished, we have a corner land and just found out that our hot water system will be placed near the…

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NJ2017
Jun 24, 2017 6:22 am

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 323, 324, 325

It should be 2 weeks if you don't have any major defects/fixes. Ours was 9 working days. Good luck! Yes concrete costs more than you'd expect! Our landscaping bill is…

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MrsLlamas2016
Jun 24, 2017 5:07 am

Enclave Gumdale by Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Brissy

Enclave Gumdale by Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Brissy
QLD
1, 2

Thx Akash. I am building Finlay 36. Hv done quite a few changes so the cost has jumped significantly. I had the same with my first build in WA but I don't regret that…

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FahadAshraf
Jun 24, 2017 12:09 am

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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Hey Waldorf and bd3watson how long did your frame take to complete with the roof? Mine has been nearly 1 month since the frame started and they are still doing the roof…

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Aimen
Jun 23, 2017 11:59 pm
Aimen

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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I love to do timber flooring but budget was an issue so went with tiles. . We wanted to upgrade all internal doors actually did it but then deleted it thinking about the…

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Mrs RS
Jun 23, 2017 11:15 pm

Couple snaps from tuesday. As previous post now wall wrapped

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ja-mez
Jun 23, 2017 10:45 pm
bank
bank
10 h

JG King Lexington 240 -plaster/water

JG King Lexington 240 -plaster/water
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Looks great with solid walls! I can't wait for that moment. What an odd mistake to make! Did you ever have 2 in an old set of drawings?

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bank
Jun 23, 2017 10:45 pm
bank

{dawn} SE Melb Build - 38 of 27 weeks and counting

{dawn} SE Melb Build - 38 of 27 weeks and counting
VIC
1 ... 72, 73, 74

Woohoo for leave!! I'm hanging out for school holidays. A week to go and I'm free for 2 weeks! I'm so ready for a break. Have fun on your leave

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MoniqueElizabeth
Jun 23, 2017 10:17 pm

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 32, 33, 34

You have had a great run with Arden! My friend did colour selection in April last year, build in October and still isnt at handover yet! Hope mine is more like yours…

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geminithinker
Jun 23, 2017 10:16 pm

Interim occupation certificate

Interim occupation certificate
NSW

Hi Everyone, I am about to sign my building contract but couldn't find any clause regarding "Interim occupation certificate ". Do you who is responsible to obtain it?…

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Sparkie
Jun 23, 2017 10:06 pm
Drew01
Drew01
10 h

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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You happy with yours? My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 viewtopic.php?t=86114 Yep, he's a top bloke

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Drew01
Jun 23, 2017 10:02 pm
Drew01

Choice Living WA

Choice Living WA
WA
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yea..looks like choiceliving is getting back in the race now!

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dacosta
Jun 23, 2017 9:47 pm

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW
1 ... 770, 771, 772

When we asked we were told that we just pay the difference.. but in saying that it was with south Nowra Beaumont and their range was massive.. and prices were all over…

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Tom2016
Jun 23, 2017 9:44 pm
Tom2016

It is Polytec Tempest Woodgrain I love it C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E.…

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MrsJM
Jun 23, 2017 9:34 pm
MrsJM

First Home - Custom Design in South Ripley - FRAMES DONE

First Home - Custom Design in South Ripley - FRAMES DONE
QLD
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They have a ladder in actually where the stairs and void space is :-D But I definitely didn't climb the scaffolding to see it before it was there *cough* :wink:

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allblaqk
Jun 23, 2017 9:10 pm
allblaqk

Springfield Rise - Custom Valeco Home - COLOUR SELECTION

Springfield Rise - Custom Valeco Home - COLOUR SELECTION
QLD
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How have I missed this thread! LOVE your selections! I wanted the same colour tones as you but my husband and builder totally changed my mind, and I love my choices but…

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allblaqk
Jun 23, 2017 8:44 pm
allblaqk
MGardz
MGardz
12 h

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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To think they just celebrated 55 years, don't be fooled new customers...take your hard earned money elsewhere. Whilst I love our house, it's not perfect, some of the…

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MGardz
Jun 23, 2017 8:38 pm
MGardz
sinbox
sinbox
12 h

Porter Davis Bristol

Porter Davis Bristol

Hi there fellow Bristol builder! The progress is looking good. It looked like you had a challenging block to star with? You seem to have got the Colorbond and Hebel…

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sinbox
Jun 23, 2017 8:31 pm

When should a "start date" officially take place?

When should a "start date" officially take place?

From what you've said you have started lol. The stages you are in now are all weather dependent and you also have to remember it's about availability aswell with…

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Parabatzis
Jun 23, 2017 8:27 pm
sinbox
sinbox
12 h

Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build
VIC
1, 2, 3

Great to hear from another Bristol homeowner! Good to hear you are at lockup. What's the duration in your contract? Mine is 266 days if I recall correctly. If yours is…

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sinbox
Jun 23, 2017 8:23 pm

Charlibear's Build - Week 23... Finally some progress

Charlibear's Build - Week 23... Finally some progress
NSW
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Wohoo and that's the type of news i love to see in here<3 trust me babe, after our issues a brickie who is great at their work is worth them to take as long as they need LOL

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Ladybugs2
Jun 23, 2017 8:19 pm
Ladybugs2

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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Its mainly rain... especially before the roof goes in... if there's rain then there's no work...

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mikegrg1
Jun 23, 2017 8:11 pm
mikegrg1

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Congrats that's super awesome news for a Friday!

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BrownDog77
Jun 23, 2017 8:10 pm

Long time between posts but things are finally getting underway. Land registered YESTERDAY and all of a sudden I got about 10 emails within two minutes! Then today our…

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RachM
Jun 23, 2017 8:09 pm

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Ridge

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Ridge
QLD
1, 2

Congrats and welcome to H1!!! Looking forward to following along. My one bit of advice is to recess your sounding door tracks if Coral doesn't already, especially with a…

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charlibear
Jun 23, 2017 7:55 pm
charlibear

Porter Davis - WOS Categories

Porter Davis - WOS Categories
VIC

Hi shannykins173 Price blowout because they said they needed to use screwpiles......coming from the building industry especially foundations we knew their price was way…

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Nicksta1
Jun 23, 2017 7:33 pm
Nicksta1

23 June 2017: So time for our weekly update. Looks like we have slowed down to a a bit of a crawl. Not much happened on site this week despite the…

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krusade25
Jun 23, 2017 6:29 pm


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