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Wild
Wild
11 h

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

Hi Guys, Did any one use Austral Chestnut bricks with Natural Mortar with classic garage door as opposed to timber look, Interested to know/see the combination.

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Wild
Sep 18, 2018 3:57 pm

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Everyday, it is on my way to do my daily activities!

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Galinda Ruggedo
Aug 28, 2018 10:43 am
Galinda Ruggedo

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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hi everyone, we are looking at starting to build over the next few months, we were abit overwhelmed by the whole idea. A friend of mine suggested this book "building your…

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michaelyoni64
Jul 04, 2018 9:04 pm

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Wow you are all moving along so quickly now 😀 Our land stage is due to be handed over from the construction team on Thursday so hopefully it doesn't take too long for…

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GEOnTREY
Sep 19, 2018 1:38 am

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
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Hi sunbox24 my house design is Kirra which is 23.9sq almost similar to your Oak design. You can check the floor plan as I am pretty sure the living room and dining…

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jcal14
Sep 18, 2018 11:58 pm

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham
SA
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Ah ok. I’m the same at the moment, it’s hard to think about the garden when the house isn’t finished yet haha. Look forward to seeing what you decide on. I like…

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Code128
Sep 18, 2018 11:20 pm
Code128

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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It's on their website that they do stumps... No volume builder will build on a slab engineered by parties they don't engage, as they can't warranty it if they don't engineer it

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Drew01
Sep 18, 2018 11:08 pm
Drew01
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becks81
Sep 18, 2018 11:03 pm
AIB
AIB
4 h

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Hi ND Hopefully they will fix AJ issue for you soon. How about the roof frame joint issue you mentioned? My inspection is appointed on 27/Sep. Do you mind to share me with…

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AIB
Sep 18, 2018 10:55 pm
Wild
Wild
6 h

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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Thanks bud, I believe your bricks are austral chestnut, did you use natural mortar ? One last thing, whats the colour of the front door. Thanks heaps bud.

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Wild
Sep 18, 2018 9:41 pm
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Guy T
Sep 18, 2018 9:12 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Oh gosh what a nightmare. So much stress you don’t need.

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Sep 18, 2018 8:50 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
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These are titling in a few weeks by the way guys

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Frenchie8
Sep 18, 2018 8:14 pm

No space on slab for bricks??

No space on slab for bricks??

Yes I did. Just had a look and it appears the edge beams are in the drawings. I suppose they are actually there, just probably hidden under the gravel

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Des85
Sep 18, 2018 8:10 pm
Japs
Japs
7 h

AHB Australia & My Complete Package

AHB Australia & My Complete Package
VIC

Hi pbui03, Wanted to know how you go with the contract with them. I know you did build a house in 2016 with them? Or is it 2014? Had a quote with them for 4 bedroom house…

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Japs
Sep 18, 2018 8:05 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Hi Rhani. Actually that was just the main living area (85m2) and yes that was extra, that is over and above whatever Coral's included pricing covered in the promotion we…

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Marcoola32_GC
Sep 18, 2018 7:44 pm
Japs
Japs
8 h

New Home Direct- builder AHB australia

New Home Direct- builder AHB australia

Hi Anyone who tried with NHD? Would like to know if they are Ok? Thanks in advance.

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Japs
Sep 18, 2018 7:32 pm

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
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Hi Max, Congrats on your build and welcome! Suggestion would be to talk to your sales consultant and request your sunset clause be extended out of courtesy for 3…

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triquee79
Sep 18, 2018 7:26 pm

Porter Davis. No mod for (length) for a garage?????

Porter Davis. No mod for (length) for a garage?????

Yeah if the builder is willing to add in extra support for the larger spans etc, it shouldn't be a problem. I've seen Rawson go wider and longer, so as long as you are…

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luxbuild
Sep 18, 2018 7:10 pm
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Brad_2477
Sep 18, 2018 7:10 pm

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Hi The quote was incomplete and we emailed several times but couldn't get it sorted. Dropped in a few times but they were always closed.

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zippyb
Sep 18, 2018 6:42 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Don't bother getting M to do it. It'll cost more than it is worth. You could try and get the fridge retailer to factor it in ie they might give you a discount equal to…

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sweetswisssteel
Sep 18, 2018 6:06 pm

Home and Land in Melbourne VIC

Home and Land in Melbourne VIC

Hi All, I am new to this useful site and to the idea of house building. I signed up for H&L package-PPOR -with a Volume builder and wonder what steps I should take during…

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Tony18
Sep 18, 2018 6:02 pm

Plumbing has commenced !! Yay!!!

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Manj
Sep 18, 2018 5:59 pm
Manj
IamSAM
IamSAM
10 h

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Which area are you building in? The recommendations would be local. If you can find 1 tradie to do all 3 then that would be great as bobcats are required for driveway,…

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IamSAM
Sep 18, 2018 5:02 pm
IamSAM
dulie
dulie
11 h

Understairs storage

Understairs storage

Looking at the plans, you could have a door either from the pantry or study as an alternative.

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dulie
Sep 18, 2018 3:57 pm
dulie

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
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Awesome. Thank you so much bucksaver.

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clairebell
Sep 18, 2018 3:45 pm

Metricon Winchester 28- PCI done!

Metricon Winchester 28- PCI done!
VIC
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Thanks! I will check with our SM when he prefers to have them going down.

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Kimmykim
Sep 18, 2018 3:31 pm
nada17
nada17
12 h

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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Guys, anyone knows what does an insulation certificate consist of? Before pre-lining inspection we have also requested an inspection after all the insulation is…

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nada17
Sep 18, 2018 3:19 pm

Roof on! It’s hard to get a picture of the roof with the angle it’s at

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neg
Sep 18, 2018 3:02 pm

Mystique Wollert

Mystique Wollert
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi all, Really sorry for almost disappear from the thread been busy and overseas for couple months. Great updates! hopefully that's true ( Feb 2019 ), I went to Mystique…

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mywollert
Sep 18, 2018 1:59 pm

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades
QLD

HI @ Do you like any ownit home display follow their colours. We like some…

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nafeesra
Sep 18, 2018 12:43 pm

Hi all, we are building a heavily modified UE home on a corner block and as such we have a custom facade. Our sales consultant has done a great job in rendering a model…

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doogs82
Sep 18, 2018 11:58 am
IamSAM
IamSAM
16 h

Laundry door

Laundry door

We have a sliding clear glass door and a CRIMSAFE security screen/door that provides ventilation even when locked.

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IamSAM
Sep 18, 2018 11:37 am
IamSAM
ka9188
ka9188
16 h

HELP NEEDED ASAP

HELP NEEDED ASAP

Hi yes the build has exceeded the contract it ended on the 29th of July.

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ka9188
Sep 18, 2018 11:30 am

Langdon builders ballarat

Langdon builders ballarat
VIC

Hi There, I am a Building Consultant with GJ Gardner Homes in Ballarat. Please feel free to give me a call on 0428026349 and I can help you through the whole building…

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Mark Bell
Sep 18, 2018 10:59 am

Building with Metricon in Ballarat Experiances

Building with Metricon in Ballarat Experiances
VIC

Hi There, I am a Building Consultant with GJ Gardner Homes in Ballarat. Please feel free to give me a call on 0428026349 and I can help you through the whole building…

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Mark Bell
Sep 18, 2018 10:58 am

Builders in Ballarat

Builders in Ballarat
VIC

Hi suzyr, Thats great feedback. I am a Building Consultant with GJ Gardner, McColumbus, feel free to give me a call on 0428026349 and I can help you through the whole…

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Mark Bell
Sep 18, 2018 10:49 am

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
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excited_builders, Still waiting for floor plans to be updated. It will be 5 weeks tomorrow! I called my CSC last week to find out what is happening, and she said she…

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shokel1975
Sep 18, 2018 9:22 am
shokel1975

Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 11 - Fixing Stage

Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 11 - Fixing Stage
QLD
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What a week already! House is officially locked up! WOOOOOOOH!!! Internal doors being hung today :)

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BrentandAllison
Sep 18, 2018 9:15 am
BrentandAllison

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Onto Lock Up Stage

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Onto Lock Up Stage
QLD
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So glad we didn't end up going! My motorcycle helmet was accidently dropped, so we had to do a mad dash round the shops to get another one. Another expense we really…

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BrentandAllison
Sep 18, 2018 8:53 am
BrentandAllison

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50
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I had no idea Drew as it looks really neat and in good shape in some houses where I pass by. Of course not sure what they are doing to maintain. We got fence quote for…

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excited_builders
Sep 18, 2018 8:00 am
heatl0rd
heatl0rd
Yesterday

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)
NSW
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I never recieved it so I thought it never came through or might of been sent incorrectly. Could you try again? andrew@pei.net.au If its not to much trouble a simple…

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heatl0rd
Sep 17, 2018 5:02 pm
phantom18
phantom18
17 September

New Home Questions

New Home Questions
SA
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Has anyone brought blinds from Blinds Online? Were they any good?

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phantom18
Sep 17, 2018 3:12 pm
Code128
Code128
17 September

Our First Home - New Build SA

Our First Home - New Build SA
SA
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The render is just raw render at the moment and will be painted moondust, Bricks are Hallet Vintage Grey, Collourbond roof, gutters, fascia, garage door are wallaby, as…

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Code128
Sep 17, 2018 2:08 pm
Code128
Jandak
Jandak
17 September

Has anyone built with JKW Constructions in Brisbane?

Has anyone built with JKW Constructions in Brisbane?

Thankyou Graeme and Jake. I too have to confess I thought jake's feedback sounded like a sales spiel . Wil, definitely make more enquiries before making a…

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Jandak
Sep 17, 2018 1:48 pm
alexp79
alexp79
17 September

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi Rajat, What is your block positioning like? Where is the North? Also, how much extra have you paid for double glazing?

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alexp79
Sep 17, 2018 1:04 pm
Shilpa
Shilpa
17 September

WISDOM Home Monte Carlo

WISDOM Home Monte Carlo
NSW

Hello, We have just paid a deposit to build Monte Carlo 40 @ Edmondson Park. Where abouts are you building? Have you made any changes to the master plan? What stage are…

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Shilpa
Sep 17, 2018 11:50 am
Jazz21
Jazz21
17 September

Appointment of independent building surveyor

Appointment of independent building surveyor
VIC

Hi Jazz, Did you then hire your own BS? could you please share your experience which can be helpful to others. Thanks Jaz

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Jazz21
Sep 17, 2018 10:04 am
Jazz21
gr8ly
gr8ly
16 September

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE
QLD
1, 2

They don't give that much light, they are more mood lighting. But they are so purty :)

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gr8ly
Sep 16, 2018 9:55 pm
gr8ly

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