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sabrelli
sabrelli
13 September

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Whenever i can my land registered Nov last year and every weekend i used to drive by to check out progress on my street and to make sure noone dumps crap on my lot

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sabrelli
Sep 13, 2017 10:16 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
8 September

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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A useful item we have was that a drinking water tap supply from the refrigerator area, and in case u buy yourself a refrigerator using a drinking water thingy in the front…

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kirashogun
Sep 08, 2017 1:28 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Can anyone tell me what type of wood is used for your stairs? I'm building the doulton and because we want to add carpet. They want to use MDF on the stairs? Hubby's not…

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Doulton777
Sep 20, 2017 1:58 pm
Doulton777

Charlibear's Build - Week 33 - Keys 8/9 YAY!!

Charlibear's Build - Week 33 - Keys 8/9 YAY!!
NSW
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Coral Homes Avoca 25 in Gainsborough Greens Gold Coast Viewtopic.php?f=31&t=81406

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vonsta76
Sep 20, 2017 1:51 pm
vonsta76

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Thanks M&M, just had a look they look great... Will keep this in mind for later on. Any idea on cost? No sorry, but I think you can buy it at Bunnings. I have…

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MandM+4
Sep 20, 2017 1:49 pm

Also... I've been searching for some pendant lights for the kitchen. I think I've finally found some that I like

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bubbles_family
Sep 20, 2017 1:43 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
21 m

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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Hi Sie-Jess, Have you been happy so far with Arden and the previous inspections? What are you building? We haven't started do can't comment on their building yet.

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Ezza78
Sep 20, 2017 1:39 pm
Persol
Persol
37 m

Building with Eight Homes !

Building with Eight Homes !
VIC

Color appointment is about a month from signing the sales quote. But you have a color browse appointment in between where you will have aome ideas.

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Persol
Sep 20, 2017 1:23 pm

First Home :) Building with Dixon Homes

First Home :) Building with Dixon Homes
QLD
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Our modular from Harvey has the clips under it but like flea I would hate to think we spent over $2k on our lounge and having to buy our own clips

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charlibear
Sep 20, 2017 1:23 pm
charlibear

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23
QLD
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I have those pendants in white!! I love them Your place is looking gorgeous!!

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charlibear
Sep 20, 2017 1:20 pm
charlibear

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North Coast

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North Coast
NSW
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Congrats on getting your start date!!! Only 9 days away

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charlibear
Sep 20, 2017 1:19 pm
charlibear

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

We are in stage 1 and building with Arden! Arden has been good so far, we went to Allan too and completely modified Sienna to suit our corner block. Just beware the…

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sie_jess
Sep 20, 2017 1:17 pm

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home
QLD
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Ours is 41m long too. Luckily the developer put in our rear fence as we are on the edge of the estate. We have just started looking into fence quotes. I don't want to…

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bananarama
Sep 20, 2017 1:09 pm

Springfield Rise - Which house? Single or Double Storey?

Springfield Rise - Which house? Single or Double Storey?
QLD

Valeco do full custom design, change as much as you like of get a whole pile of designs from other builders and create a draft of what you want and get them to quote…

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bananarama
Sep 20, 2017 1:06 pm

Bricks started on Monday and there's been a bit of progress so far! So excited to see it come together!

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m0llss
Sep 20, 2017 12:57 pm

Coral Daydream 30 Canungra.

Coral Daydream 30 Canungra.
QLD
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How can it be one story for one and different for the next. I'm so glad otherwise I would have been in the same boat as you.

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H Family
Sep 20, 2017 12:52 pm
H Family

Henley Homes

Henley Homes
VIC
1 ... 125, 126, 127

Hey! It is an error from SS in putting order to Window maker or something, i want it to openable and it is like that on Floor Plan. I would be asking them to rectify it…

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zee1308
Sep 20, 2017 12:51 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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That's what I did changed to white tiles during colour appt. ... Ah sorry. Misread your comment. Yeah we are hoping to take ours off and change to plain white.…

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vincent2166
Sep 20, 2017 12:44 pm

Here is the footing recommendation section from 2nd soil report They have recommended M class foundation. But somehow the final engineering plan I received hasn't been…

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9528
Sep 20, 2017 12:25 pm

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon
NSW
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The base tiles will be coming up and re-done. It didn't need 4 weeks to confirm that but anyway, we are getting there. What issues are you experiencing with your tiles?

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jessicagauci
Sep 20, 2017 12:22 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Does anyone know the cost to upgrade the ensuite sink to a medium/large size one? Coral is providing us with 2 small sinks in our plan for ensuite, but I was thinking of…

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Anand C
Sep 20, 2017 12:20 pm

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
1 ... 44, 45, 46

Yeah we are pretty happy with the progress so far. We already got told that the cabinetry needs our measurements for the microwave and oven for butlers. As we are…

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Doulton777
Sep 20, 2017 12:11 pm
Doulton777

Hickinbotham Build Northern Adelaide

Hickinbotham Build Northern Adelaide
SA
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how frustrating - was wondering with all the rain yesterday how you were going. but nicer weather coming now, so fx, something will happen this week

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Nawsome
Sep 20, 2017 11:58 am
Nawsome

Building Modified Statesman Ashville

Building Modified Statesman Ashville
SA
1, 2

can you post a pic of your roller garage door... i want to see chest nut color. :)

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yasir_fnd
Sep 20, 2017 11:40 am
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BrownDog77
Sep 20, 2017 11:05 am

Pool Installation

Pool Installation
WA

We signed up for the pool many months ago and got a good price! Now I've just got to try and work out when it can be installed.

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Mrsxtro01
Sep 20, 2017 11:04 am
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Renman
Sep 20, 2017 10:54 am
Renman

Our First Home - Ballarat - Signing Contracts today.

Our First Home - Ballarat - Signing Contracts today.
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Basalt is the way to go! We will have basalt roof, monument gutters and night sky fascia - B A vue of the pines on the Gold…

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Bridgetwitch
Sep 20, 2017 10:33 am
Bridgetwitch

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi Michelle, Asking for exterior render colour help, please! We've got a two-storey build with a flat rendered facade; Evening Haze Colorbond roof, white (uPVC) window frames,…

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algernon
Sep 20, 2017 10:33 am

This morning the roof scaffolding has been removed and there was a plumber on site

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Hailsm
Sep 20, 2017 10:09 am
Hailsm

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac
VIC

Yes Hoffy, Just received that.. Finally.. Looking forward to seeing you all. Need to give more pressure for them to finalise the settlement and the DD process. Thank you Myuran

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MGaus
Sep 20, 2017 10:04 am
jsmi
jsmi
4 h

Horizon Homes

Horizon Homes
NSW

Jacks I just sent you a PM but not showing in my sent items, can you let me know if it went through?

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jsmi
Sep 20, 2017 9:53 am
jsmi

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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I went over to recheck and found 4 external doors. We are getting solid timber door for out door living area - they are going to replace that glass door currently…

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shazaw
Sep 20, 2017 9:49 am

Choice Living WA

Choice Living WA
WA
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I'm wondering how can these supervisors got qualified for their positions. Can you report these people to somewhere?

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HannahD
Sep 20, 2017 9:46 am

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 at Canungra QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 at Canungra QLD
QLD
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Unfortunately I think all builders have issues and unfortunately what might just pass AS may not meet owners expectations either just have to cross…

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BrownDog77
Sep 20, 2017 9:18 am

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Total building size it can be 90 %, regardless of single/ double. if it is single there's a measurement like ground floor can be max 155 sqm ( i forgot coz i am not…

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Zayedzamir
Sep 20, 2017 9:14 am

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

We have in our contract some retaining before cut and some after anyhow there will be a retaining wall before as per contract but yes it isn't…

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BrownDog77
Sep 20, 2017 9:13 am

Surprise! Benchtops have been installed! We were not expecting that this week. The kitchen looks great but... they've installed the wrong stone in 2 of the 4 bathrooms.…

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GreeneAH
Sep 20, 2017 9:10 am
GreeneAH

Plantation Homes - Emporer Q1

Plantation Homes - Emporer Q1
QLD

Hi Does anyone know why Plantation aren't offering the Emporer design anymore? We're building on the Sunshine Coast - It'd be nice if plantation could bring that one…

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donna79
Sep 20, 2017 9:01 am

Anyone building in Jordan Springs East?

Anyone building in Jordan Springs East?
NSW
1 ... 24, 25, 26

guys, has anyone managed to get the sewerage diagram? i tried to get it from Sydney Water and they said they don't have it. they said i should get it from my plummer :shock: my…

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nada17
Sep 20, 2017 8:51 am

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hello Everyone, Is anyone building their sweet home with Porter Davis? I liked a floor plan and choose some options that has been define with that plan. But they are…

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Harish Chopra
Sep 20, 2017 8:45 am

Metricon Savannah 34 - Close to preliminary presentation...

Metricon Savannah 34 - Close to preliminary presentation...
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Just caught up on your thread and wow! Your house looks amazing. You will be the envy of the Inner west there! Love your bathroom tiles. Is the mini tap on your kitchen…

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nomnomnom
Sep 20, 2017 8:32 am
nomnomnom
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H Family
Sep 20, 2017 8:22 am
H Family

Floor plan feedback HGWA - Vienna

Floor plan feedback HGWA - Vienna

Our cavity doors were 220 for upgrading from a door already there to 450 for one without an existing door

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Nawsome
Sep 20, 2017 8:19 am
Nawsome

Land valuation Oran Park

Land valuation Oran Park

Hi All, I'm a first home buyer and am thinking about a H+L package in Oran Park. The land will be registered next June. My only concern is that the block is a little bit…

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Marco83
Sep 20, 2017 7:37 am

Coral Marcoola 32ish

Coral Marcoola 32ish
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

It looks absolutely gorgeous! He has done an amazing job. It's amazing how a feature wall can change a space- but the timber in particular is so warm and homely. Great job!

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MrsJM
Sep 20, 2017 6:58 am
MrsJM

First home, Coral Homes, Santorini 25mkII

First home, Coral Homes, Santorini 25mkII
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

It's not their house!! But in saying that I actually don't mind the white above the stackers, it's mainly every where else that sticks out like a sore thumb

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Jessiej
Sep 20, 2017 4:35 am
bank
bank
15 h

JG King Lexington 240 - final fit out

JG King Lexington 240 - final fit out
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

You really have had a dream build. I can't even comprehend only 2 issues . I think we have only had 2 things that haven't had an issue, bricks being one, and I…

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bank
Sep 19, 2017 11:16 pm
bank


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