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JenBarber
JenBarber
27 February

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Great .... I…

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JenBarber
Feb 27, 2020 6:39 pm
JenBarber
TeslaCyberTruck
TeslaCyberTruck
14 January

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Thanks for sharing the details about 's company

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TeslaCyberTruck
Jan 14, 2020 6:43 am
WaldorfL
WaldorfL
19 March

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 56, 57, 58

We have an alarm sensor in the garage and deadbolt internal garage door

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WaldorfL
Mar 19, 2020 10:47 am
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CD12JD
Mar 29, 2020 12:48 am

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?
VIC
1, 2, 3

Congratulations...now we are stuck again with virus outberak...

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get2rush
Mar 28, 2020 10:01 pm
dulie
dulie
13 h

Building a Doulton in Geelong

Building a Doulton in Geelong

Subbed. Looks like there's a bit of fall on your land. What's the plan? Just a big cut and fill?

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dulie
Mar 28, 2020 8:58 pm
dulie
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SaveH2O
Mar 28, 2020 8:35 pm
SaveH2O

Hi, I am currently in the Frame stage of my build where I did my inspection on my property today. I could see that the Frames are wooden colour and every other building in…

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sherinjose85
Mar 28, 2020 8:01 pm
RagRad
RagRad
16 h

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi again, we are on 125 Tallawong Rd and are looking to settle sometime in June-July(hopefully! given the current situation). Just checking to see what builders/designs…

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RagRad
Mar 28, 2020 5:44 pm
VCM
VCM
18 h

Anyone installing Quantum Next gen range of Vinyl planks ?

Anyone installing Quantum Next gen range of Vinyl planks ?

Hi Bebbsy, Has your flooring arrived? And if so are you happy with it. I am looking at the Hinterland Blackbutt. Also would like to know how much you where quoted, …

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VCM
Mar 28, 2020 3:50 pm
faykis
faykis
22 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 782, 783, 784

We have pre approval for building loan. Already have land loan running with the same bank. Our bank said they’ll give us A conditional approval based on a fixed price…

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faykis
Mar 28, 2020 12:14 pm
faykis

Build progress during COVID

Build progress during COVID

Thanks Will start a thread when we break ground

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BROKEANDEXCITED
Mar 28, 2020 11:49 am

The garage doors went in this week, and the silicone around the tiles and benchtops. Still lots of fixups happening. The floor mounted bath taps in particular are giving…

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amilelka
Mar 28, 2020 11:35 am

$36K site costs for P class soil

$36K site costs for P class soil

Hi home135 Thanks for the soil report That is a standard blanket report but It doesn't indicate where the extra over costs are? For that you will require the preliminary…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 28, 2020 10:05 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Main floor tiles are done just need to be finished. We have our PCI appointment in three weeks! Anyone have any tips? Getting so close but have to hope this coronavirus…

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hayleyRetreat305
Mar 27, 2020 10:24 pm
SDS1
SDS1
27 March

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 42, 43, 44

Just getting into construction stage so no idea of finishes. Heard good things of Elba from a friend. They use good quality Haefele products. So am hoping it will be…

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SDS1
Mar 27, 2020 9:30 pm
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
27 March

Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD

Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD
QLD
1, 2

Thank you for posting the reply. Oh how I hope there's no delays!

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Harweeeee
Mar 27, 2020 4:04 pm
Harweeeee

Practical Completion inspection

Practical Completion inspection

How did you go with that Nathan? We have silicone/brown stuff on our beautiful light bricks outside the kitchen window. We aren't having flooring in 2 rooms and they've…

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hayleyRetreat305
Mar 27, 2020 2:43 pm

Fewer tradies on-site today so we were allowed to visit. Front doors have been painted - main front door in lovely, glossy Monument Granny flat front door. This pic…

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Hillsbuilds
Mar 27, 2020 1:53 pm
Chiz
Chiz
27 March

Volume Builder Free Site Inspection

Volume Builder Free Site Inspection

Thank you both for the replies. Sounds like it will be worthwhile meeting with their construction reps.

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Chiz
Mar 27, 2020 7:47 am
Deeralexx
Deeralexx
26 March

Building with Allcastle

Building with Allcastle
NSW

Hi Tiger, I just accepted tender with Allcastle (Sydney Hills area) The $499 basically get you the preliminary site survey (contour survey?), which they will work out…

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Deeralexx
Mar 26, 2020 11:46 pm
rum_home
rum_home
26 March

Final Inspection & outstanding defects - Metricon Metro VIC

Final Inspection & outstanding defects - Metricon Metro VIC
VIC

Yeah, I've had multiple site staff throughout my build. 2 months is a long time, where are you building? Yeah, I rarely get any responses from staff and no options to…

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rum_home
Mar 26, 2020 3:10 pm
rum_home
Brahma Bull
Brahma Bull
26 March

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields

Wow, they are charging that much these days? That's some crazy mark up. Definitely save a lot by doing the other end yourself then.

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Brahma Bull
Mar 26, 2020 12:39 pm
Brahma Bull

'Facing' is a confusing term nowadays. It used to mean where the living areas faced, so usually the backyard. So a north facing home actually had a southern frontage.…

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ddarroch
Mar 26, 2020 12:24 pm
Brahma Bull
Brahma Bull
26 March

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 64, 65, 66

Yeah you're not the only one. I am unsure of why these developers insist on timber. The problem is, if it's a proper lapped and capped timber fence AND is stained with a…

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Brahma Bull
Mar 26, 2020 12:36 am
Brahma Bull

Feature brickwork fixed.

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TaylorAshlee
Mar 25, 2020 10:49 pm
StephPont
StephPont
25 March

Coral homes waterfall island bench top gap

Coral homes waterfall island bench top gap

Thanks guys! I appreciate it. I think we were mainly worried cause there was a lot of push back around Getting them to even come back to silicon it (even though they say…

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StephPont
Mar 25, 2020 2:05 pm
Ekajpp123
Ekajpp123
25 March

Is this asbestos

Is this asbestos

Hello, Just wondering if anyone could make a determination whether this may be asbestos or not. Cheers

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Ekajpp123
Mar 25, 2020 11:39 am

What Were Your Site Costs?

What Were Your Site Costs?

Hey Mitchetto Welcome to the forum This has been discussed week in, week out and to no avail, site work cost is a hot topic The issues as i see it are: 1.What are you…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 25, 2020 10:31 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Leeota
Leeota
25 March

Thomas Archer - Advice

Thomas Archer - Advice
VIC

How have you found everything so far? It’s such uncertain times at the moment ☹️

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Leeota
Mar 25, 2020 5:28 am
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GrahamB
Mar 24, 2020 10:39 pm
GrahamB
GrahamB
24 March

is this normal in slab

is this normal in slab
NSW

doesn't look correct, if you look at the photo from D and C house, they have transitioned the DEB with the natural slope of the land, your one seems to stop abruptly and…

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GrahamB
Mar 24, 2020 10:34 pm
Littlegem
Littlegem
24 March

Grout issue Montgomery Homes and Tile Direct

Grout issue Montgomery Homes and Tile Direct

Advise them you will be putting a bad review on product review.com.au if it’s not rectified

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Littlegem
Mar 24, 2020 7:51 pm
TGH115
TGH115
24 March

Stormwater design

Stormwater design
NSW

I did not proceed with CH a few years ago as they refused to include OSD in the contact due to uncertainty. Another builder sourced two OSD designs for me which were both…

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TGH115
Mar 24, 2020 6:42 pm

After a few more rounds of slashing weeds and cleaning up, we have a temporary fence and portable loo on-site! It really is such a small difference but it feels like such…

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r_13
Mar 24, 2020 4:03 pm
r_13

Prelining pics of shower cubicle in ensuite: Yes you're correct only exterior walls are insulated, the walls in between bedrooms etc dont require insulation per se. I…

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ourrawsonbalmoral38
Mar 24, 2020 3:03 pm
dulie
dulie
24 March

Building Liberty 40 with provincial facade

Building Liberty 40 with provincial facade
NSW

Tuning in for updates. Looking forward to seeing it all come together.

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dulie
Mar 24, 2020 1:02 pm
dulie
worldofmud
worldofmud
24 March

$20,000 engineering placed on contract after soil tests (p).

$20,000 engineering placed on contract after soil tests (p).

You may be being a little harsh on the geo testing firm -it sounds more likely that they provide soil testing to allow site and slab class in terms of AS2870. In terms…

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worldofmud
Mar 24, 2020 1:22 am
MissM
MissM
23 March

Metricon Build: Advice on DIY

Metricon Build: Advice on DIY
NSW

Thanks for that. I haven’t been to Studio M yet but we are on a budget of about 650-670,000. My land size is 1 acre (4000 sq m). And I upgraded the windows on both…

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MissM
Mar 23, 2020 10:16 pm
MissM
DanC
DanC
23 March

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi Alymei, I actually used Stormy Shadow on an investment house last year, I’m thinking this house is a shade or two darker.

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DanC
Mar 23, 2020 9:24 pm
Venusmarz
Venusmarz
23 March

Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

All good here.. hope you are well

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Venusmarz
Mar 23, 2020 3:53 pm
nm1982
nm1982
23 March

Building a Clarendon Boston - Show us your mods!

Building a Clarendon Boston - Show us your mods!

We are in the planning stage of a Boston 42 and we are looking for inspiration in what mods people have done to their bostons. We ave a few ideas but would love to see…

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nm1982
Mar 23, 2020 6:12 am
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luxbuild
Mar 23, 2020 12:44 am
Justin N Dee
Justin N Dee
22 March

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
1 ... 719, 720, 721

Hi stevenboh, We were never offered a fastrack, but we feel like the progress has been fairly quick since excavation started. Your build sounds like it's going ahead…

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Justin N Dee
Mar 22, 2020 3:58 pm
Kelly Slaz
Kelly Slaz
21 March

How much did my build cost?

How much did my build cost?

If you aren't comfortable, or consider this info (or some of it) too private to post on a public forum, then don't post it. From experience many are happy to provide that…

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Kelly Slaz
Mar 21, 2020 10:37 pm
vin83
vin83
21 March

Building a Rawson home at Wyee, Central Coast.

Building a Rawson home at Wyee, Central Coast.

Hi Amy, thanks for the response. You must be enjoying seeing your building progressing so fast. Shape of your home is almost there, I guess next is the roofing that going…

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vin83
Mar 21, 2020 8:30 pm
vin83

Findon Fields

Findon Fields

Anyone else signed on to build a house and land package with Taplin / Rivergum at Findon (SA)? Getting updates is like pulling teeth. If you've had any more luck than me,…

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SonicTheHedgehog
Mar 21, 2020 7:20 pm
gogo65
gogo65
21 March

Bradford homes sa- any experiences?

Bradford homes sa- any experiences?
SA

Haha Brian, you actually think someone would believe this post? You’ve just joined the forum, you have commented on two posts saying the exact same thing about how…

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gogo65
Mar 21, 2020 3:49 pm
gogo65

There are distinctive differences between DA and CDC. CDC has absolute rules that you can not go outside of. Your builder should have known that the setback you wanted…

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Brickface
Mar 21, 2020 2:37 pm
Brickface
storewallAU
storewallAU
21 March

Romeo homes, rawdon hill homes, premier builders group

Romeo homes, rawdon hill homes, premier builders group

Unfortunately there aren't enough happy stories in this building adventure. Maybe our expectations are too high or builders just don't make enough money out of this…

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storewallAU
Mar 21, 2020 12:58 pm
storewallAU

Slab issues

Slab issues

The slab should be inspected and photographed in ideal conditions ie during the day in sunlight, when dry, preferably cleaned after rain/sweep. That way all the soil has…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 21, 2020 8:37 am
StructuralBIMGuy
QPwithCheese
QPwithCheese
20 March

Who to Build With?

Who to Build With?

I'm aware that the display homes are beefed up a lot. I've compared what comes standard and Boutique have some very good standard features, Eight Homes would definitely…

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QPwithCheese
Mar 20, 2020 1:37 pm

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