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{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!
VIC
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Personally, I like the timber look. I think it looks warm and earthly.

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Mrs_W
Jul 21, 2017 6:39 pm

They completed the roof tiles and the hot water solar panels today. They stuff up the location of where the panels where going to be placed. I had requested and was in…

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Renman
Jul 21, 2017 6:32 pm
Renman
klea
klea
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Billys Lookout - Coral - Grange 26

Billys Lookout - Coral - Grange 26
NSW
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Check on eBay.. there are a lot of similar concrete and timber pendant lights for cheaper than beacon. I found some exactly the same only ceramic where the concrete is…

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klea
Jul 21, 2017 6:32 pm
cinder
cinder
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Classic style weatherboard Melb - front landscaping complete

Classic style weatherboard Melb - front landscaping complete
VIC
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Well someone asked me a question but for some reason the text is greyed out and I can't quote it. Anyway, not sure which pergola picture you are talking about? I can't…

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cinder
Jul 21, 2017 6:22 pm
cinder
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aloenyx
Jul 21, 2017 6:11 pm
aloenyx

Charlibear's Build - Week 27... We've reached lock up

Charlibear's Build - Week 27... We've reached lock up
NSW
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Yay for kitchen!!! x2 :P Seems like its a day for kitchens. It looks huge!! I'd be so ticked off about the cancellation, don't these people realise we have jobs and can't…

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aloenyx
Jul 21, 2017 6:02 pm
aloenyx
lovisa
lovisa
43 m

Hickinbotham Build Northern Adelaide

Hickinbotham Build Northern Adelaide
SA
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We will be doing the same. The guy we spoke to said defenitly to inspect foundation/footings, frame and final stage before hand over / handover. He said these are crucial…

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lovisa
Jul 21, 2017 6:01 pm

Building again in Adelaide - LOOKING FOR PRAGUE PHOTOS

Building again in Adelaide - LOOKING FOR PRAGUE PHOTOS
SA
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I know Tracey70 is currently building a Prague - she's got a few photos of the ensuite up but I don't recall seeing the WIR/bathroom angles.

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JM1911A1
Jul 21, 2017 5:50 pm
JM1911A1

Brickies finally started today :) They actually got a lot done in one day. I would say just under half have been done. Very happy with how they look so far :) They have…

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Tamara1975
Jul 21, 2017 5:36 pm

First Home - Custom Design in South Ripley - BRICKS FINISHED

First Home - Custom Design in South Ripley - BRICKS FINISHED
QLD
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Talking to my husband last night and he said we picked that colour mortar? Apparently since the lighter colours get dirty quite quickly... OOPS. :oops::lol:

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allblaqk
Jul 21, 2017 5:35 pm
allblaqk

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29
QLD
1, 2

Awww that sucks sweets, fingers crossed for monday. And hopefully this is your only instance of over promising and the rest runs on time :)

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allblaqk
Jul 21, 2017 5:33 pm
allblaqk

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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I agree it is As above but yes an extra cost to stain it unfortunately!!! Building Majestic 40 - wisdom homes

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MrsLlamas2016
Jul 21, 2017 5:16 pm

SS called to confirm one more week of bricking to do. They are working 6 days a week. As per SS more bricks will be delivered on Monday.

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shazaw
Jul 21, 2017 5:13 pm

Final floor plan. Both the man and I are very excited about seeing the altered ensuite come to life. For hand over purposes, Henley needed to add entry doors to each side…

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Hailz_6
Jul 21, 2017 5:08 pm
Hailz_6

Kew 29 with Eden Brae in Oran Park

Kew 29 with Eden Brae in Oran Park
NSW

We are building the Jasper 28mk2. Similar layout. We liked the Kew, but went for the Jasper due to the larger alfresco and we didn't think the dining room was big enough…

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winto_04
Jul 21, 2017 4:57 pm

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?
NSW
1, 2

Hi Jess98, We were tossing ideas on the facade too. Anyway I collected a previously standard wentworth33 plan with the traditional facade and drew that on some 3D…

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indika
Jul 21, 2017 4:36 pm

Metricon - Glendale 39 HLE (Regional Vic)

Metricon - Glendale 39 HLE (Regional Vic)
VIC
1, 2, 3

Loved the white ones too, just didnt work with our colour scheme! I thought we had ruled it out too, it was a complete curveball for me when she asked them to upgrade it :\ haha

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elieassi1992
Jul 21, 2017 4:25 pm
elieassi1992
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HGMbuild
Jul 21, 2017 4:23 pm
HGMbuild

A mock up of the view from the kitchen sink to the lounge. I hate my current kitchen which faces a fence (and is isolated from the main living space) and we wanted our…

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Nawsome
Jul 21, 2017 4:19 pm
Nawsome

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 459, 460, 461

We went gas instantaneous hot water too. But a work colleague said today the same thing about energex she just upgraded her hot water system and was told the same thing

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H Family
Jul 21, 2017 4:19 pm
H Family
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aloenyx
Jul 21, 2017 4:17 pm
aloenyx

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard
WA
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Congrats. Sounds like it went well. We might be moving in at the same time :)

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aloenyx
Jul 21, 2017 4:16 pm
aloenyx
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aloenyx
Jul 21, 2017 4:09 pm
aloenyx

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23
QLD
1 ... 8, 9, 10

:O Theyre working so fast!! You'll have frames and roofing in the next week.

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Caydenn
Jul 21, 2017 3:53 pm
Caydenn

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 50, 51, 52

We didn't get ours until 2 days before.

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Ezza78
Jul 21, 2017 3:44 pm

Knock down rebuild duel occ

Knock down rebuild duel occ
NSW

Hi Everyone, Our current house is falling apart. We love the area and want to stay where we are, but a renovation job will be way too extensive and it will be cheaper for…

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Melsabelle
Jul 21, 2017 3:39 pm

The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD

The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD
QLD
1 ... 28, 29, 30

What a mad month youve had! But great to see tiles finished at the end of it! And thumbs up for a nice convo with your SS for once! Hope he turns a new leaf.

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ruraldoc
Jul 21, 2017 3:38 pm
ruraldoc

Building with Henley- Monaco Lux Q2- Customised

Building with Henley- Monaco Lux Q2- Customised
VIC
1, 2

- Chairs and Bar Chairs to be evenly spaced and all reinforcement to be saddled correctly. No reinforcement is to be in contact with the void former or plastic membrane.…

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zee1308
Jul 21, 2017 3:31 pm

The epic home building race - TIME 2 GET "FITTED" LOCKED OUT

The epic home building race - TIME 2 GET "FITTED" LOCKED OUT
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Hey Lorri! Thanks we are quietly hoping early September for PCI and/or handover. We have contracted for two colours only though we could get the painter to do more if…

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ruraldoc
Jul 21, 2017 3:15 pm
ruraldoc

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
1 ... 41, 42, 43

Hi Sam, yes they installed a heating/cooling unit. It was an Actron reverse cycle system. If you browse my thread you'll find a post where I've included the model and…

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vuster
Jul 21, 2017 3:01 pm
vuster

Finally got an electrician to come and swap our battens for pendants etc.. a little different to most but i love it, including the shadows lol. Didn't realise it was gonna…

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PEARZ
Jul 21, 2017 2:59 pm
PEARZ

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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M have changed our SS. We are so happy with this new SS probably the same one as you Quasi and Sunshine125. He is well organising and regularly updates so justin two…

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rainbow05
Jul 21, 2017 2:33 pm

So we just got back from our (extremely poorly timed now) holiday over to Melbourne last night and found out that on Wednesday... We then found out when be got…

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JM1911A1
Jul 21, 2017 2:24 pm
JM1911A1

Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland

Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland
VIC
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Yesssss this is looking amazing! Thank you so much for sharing these photos, your colour scheme is almost exactly what we are after so it's been brilliant watching it all…

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kaykens
Jul 21, 2017 2:15 pm
kaykens

Just wondering if anyone has a house plan they could share, for a 'fan' shaped block. Our front boundary only leaves us with approx 12m for the width of the front of the…

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Rosiebf
Jul 21, 2017 1:25 pm
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elieassi1992
Jul 21, 2017 1:23 pm
elieassi1992

Oracle Platinum Homes Advantage 196 Hunter Valley

Oracle Platinum Homes Advantage 196 Hunter Valley
NSW

Oracle gave me his direct number, so glad we did it that way & your very lucky you have a friend than can help out!

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Pink86
Jul 21, 2017 1:14 pm

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA

yay for getting the report, and hopefully your final numbers soon. our fill and spoil removal all came as one cost, so no idea how much it costs. hopefully yours is…

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Nawsome
Jul 21, 2017 1:07 pm
Nawsome

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
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May I ask the area you built we are in the hunter and having multiple issues with MDJ. Both staff and sub standard build

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ourforeverhome
Jul 21, 2017 1:02 pm

Anyone building at Kimberly estate (Chi avenue) Keysborough

Anyone building at Kimberly estate (Chi avenue) Keysborough
VIC
1, 2

We are building at Redbank plains(Fernbrook Ridge estate) in qld. Preliminary results is P-H1 soil, need p-H1 slab as well with some piering. We are waiting for the…

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Peter112
Jul 21, 2017 12:59 pm
Peter112

I'll stick to the facts - has anyone had this exact issue and knows what it is. New build. Couple of major leaks. Fixed in first couple of weeks. 3 months later - had…

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thisolehouse66
Jul 21, 2017 12:46 pm

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 125, 126, 127

mvs No idea; didn't get downlights done by them but the electrical work they did for us was great. Suggest to give them a ring.

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Cremorne35
Jul 21, 2017 12:43 pm

Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ
QLD
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hi lovely (will reply to your PM soon) I am so happy that it is all coming along nicely. But it does sound like they have lots to do, what a pain. At least your SS has…

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maddielouxx
Jul 21, 2017 11:16 am
gkc
gkc
8 h

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Going well and looking great. Can I ask for details of the tank? Price/supplier? Or was that through Metricon?

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gkc
Jul 21, 2017 10:47 am
CK_
CK_
9 h

Building a 26-28sq house on a corner lot

Building a 26-28sq house on a corner lot

Ooh I just had a look at the Grandview28 I love how wide it is and will look great on the block. Although I think I want to have the master at the front of the house.…

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CK_
Jul 21, 2017 10:02 am

Not happy with the garage door choice

Not happy with the garage door choice
QLD

I actually think it looks ok. You can tell that it has a timber grain and the colour matches with the post on your right. I would have gone with a white or grey colored…

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Renman
Jul 21, 2017 9:40 am
Renman

Building Retreat 305- Hallmark Homes Qld- New Beith

Building Retreat 305- Hallmark Homes Qld- New Beith
QLD
1, 2

Your place looks amazing!!! Are you happy with Hallmark? Did you get a private inspector, and do you have any problems they need to fix? Sorry for all the questions!…

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Bridgetwitch
Jul 21, 2017 9:34 am
Bridgetwitch


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