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Melbournevic
Melbournevic
19 March

Show us your facade...

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

Thanks. That's really helpful and great idea too with rendering the garage.

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Melbournevic
Mar 19, 2019 7:01 pm
steel
steel
12 March

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Weekly to Fortnightly. I dont get why people like staring at the same bricks day after day.Things dont move that quickly.

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steel
Mar 12, 2019 8:34 am
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
19 February

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 52, 53, 54

Just an update that the request to move the wall has been declined. I was told that no structural change in the production. Anyway, I should be happy for what it is now.…

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Melbournevic
Feb 19, 2019 1:00 pm

This is our kitchen window

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Ryan2007
Mar 21, 2019 7:39 am
Ryan2007

What is Rigid Slab Freeboard?

What is Rigid Slab Freeboard?

The slab drawing is not a waffle pod slab.

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MyFirst
Mar 21, 2019 7:21 am

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone

My advice would be don’t use project homes, they always take far longer and the quality is never as good. Custom home builders can get the house up in 5-8 months and are…

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Jacqui1
Mar 21, 2019 7:05 am

Need feedback on our floor plan

Need feedback on our floor plan

Can't believe I could get this much feedback and support since I posted this last night. Appreciate your perspective. Another concern we have is if the total size of the…

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TimBone
Mar 21, 2019 6:54 am

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 762, 763, 764

We did go for that option since our house got a lot of glasses around and thinking to save more on energy bills by not using too much aircon/heater. It is also cheaper…

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raptor19
Mar 21, 2019 6:40 am

Hebel Or Bricks

Hebel Or Bricks
1, 2

Well, there are many credible builders and builders experts out here who can provide you more insights regarding to the overall build quality of the houses (and…

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alexp79
Mar 21, 2019 12:38 am

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 114, 115, 116

Hey neighbours. Longtime no post but I've experienced mail theft in my street Monday night/Tuesday morning. My mailbox appears to have been forced open. Anyone else in…

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bananajules
Mar 20, 2019 11:23 pm
bananajules

Crack in slab

Crack in slab
QLD

Most slabs would develop very fine cracks like this. It wouldn't worry me.

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bashworth
Mar 20, 2019 10:24 pm
bashworth

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 22, 23, 24

CalicoCat anything get fixed yet? Would you suggest we don't pay the final payment until everything has been fixed. Or doesn't it work that way. Are you getting more…

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GEOnTREY
Mar 20, 2019 9:58 pm

Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade
VIC

EmmaK8 your slab looks fantastic! Did you watch the pour? Our slab was supposed to be poured last Friday and still hasn't been done, no idea why. Darbecca told us the…

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GEOnTREY
Mar 20, 2019 9:52 pm

March 20th - Roof work starts Roof timbers delivered today and the guys are straight into it....

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thme
Mar 20, 2019 8:34 pm
alymei
alymei
12 h

Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD
QLD
1, 2

Spab pour booked for 9th April - hopefully we get some site action soon!

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alymei
Mar 20, 2019 8:34 pm

Exterior lights are installed... Asphalt driveways are being laid tomorrow!

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Drew01
Mar 20, 2019 8:21 pm
Drew01
KA1212
KA1212
13 h

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 139, 140, 141

Hi All Any idea when stage 28 is rego?

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KA1212
Mar 20, 2019 6:57 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 719, 720, 721

Some people use the tender document in their pre approval process for their finance so it’s useful to have a PA in the numbers

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Manhattan52
Mar 20, 2019 5:18 pm
Manhattan52

Dispute with builder over brickwork - advice wanted from tho

Dispute with builder over brickwork - advice wanted from tho
VIC

Ah OK, I also thought it was due to the light reflecting differently off the top In that case I also agree it is very bad

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brokenstick
Mar 20, 2019 4:22 pm
brokenstick

Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

Hahahahah... everyone knows!! Fingers crossed they start framing soon.... Im so sick of waiting!!! But yes - I dont doubt the quality will be there :) where abouts are…

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Monkey55
Mar 20, 2019 3:29 pm

Wrong render color?

Wrong render color?
QLD

It could also have been 1/4 or 1/2 strength Terrible Billy. Billy proving to be a little sh*t

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gillybean
Mar 20, 2019 2:46 pm
gillybean

KDR Henley Emporio 43

KDR Henley Emporio 43

We have been in our home 2years end of June. Their trades are still visiting us....😩😩

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marjencait
Mar 20, 2019 2:15 pm

Tips for PCI with metricon

Tips for PCI with metricon
VIC

Hi All, We're coming up to PCI in the next week or two and was wondering if people could pass on their hints and tips in dealing with M? .... and yes, I have an inspector booked !

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Special_K
Mar 20, 2019 1:43 pm

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

We're going to use Google Assistant. Over the last couple of weeks we helped the hubby's parents in their new home and they had Alexa, and omg, the pain. Maybe some of…

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TiredHalo
Mar 20, 2019 1:01 pm
TiredHalo

Who's building with fowler homes???

Who's building with fowler homes???
NSW

Thank you . We signed up with Fowler in March 2017 with a promise…

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stage28
Mar 20, 2019 11:20 am
saeen
saeen
21 h

8Homes vs Burbank?

8Homes vs Burbank?
VIC

OK thanks I am in Manor Lakes. All the best with your build...

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saeen
Mar 20, 2019 10:59 am
gogo65
gogo65
21 h

Our House in Tarneit

Our House in Tarneit
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Thi thread is over 8 years old, I doubt the original poster checks in anymore.

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gogo65
Mar 20, 2019 10:51 am
gogo65
r_13
r_13
22 h

Building inspectors Melbourne

Building inspectors Melbourne

Hiya mrcool4 There's tons of discussion in this thread: Some other threads: Cheers, r_13

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r_13
Mar 20, 2019 10:36 am
r_13
mazum
mazum
22 h

Porter Davis Summer Promotions- Is it too good to be true?

Porter Davis Summer Promotions- Is it too good to be true?

Yes I did. However, they are overbooked and taking lot of time to respond and schedule Tender appointment. I got 2 surprises related to site cost. Initially they fixed it…

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mazum
Mar 20, 2019 10:30 am

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes
VIC

Did you go with this builder? I also like there plans but haven't heard of them before. Let me know your experience if you are going ahead with them. If not which…

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pathak.kishor
Mar 20, 2019 10:21 am
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
22 h

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks!😊 That was the last minute addition. We wanted sunlight during winter to our master bedroom so added two more vertical windows on the northern side of the room…

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MrsAJ
Mar 20, 2019 10:21 am

Life Estate - Point Cook

Life Estate - Point Cook
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Mate, Can you please give me the contact for fencing? Thanks, mc

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mrcool4
Mar 20, 2019 10:09 am

Help with north facing block

Help with north facing block

It's the front side which faces the park.

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planetshilp
Mar 20, 2019 8:55 am

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - frame/enclosed stage

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - frame/enclosed stage
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

I know, the rain/storms over the past few days has been interesting. Seems to be blue skies currently though, so would be nice to see your bricks commence.

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TiredHalo
Mar 20, 2019 8:23 am
TiredHalo

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Having never seen hebel up close before I found it super interesting to take a look at, and yep, super impressed at the speed they can put it up. It will be exciting once…

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TiredHalo
Mar 20, 2019 8:22 am
TiredHalo
Manj
Manj
Yesterday

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - PCI

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - PCI
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Yes he'll go through beforehand so we can take his report in with us on the day. Awesome! Looking forward to hearing all about it from you .. good luck!…

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Manj
Mar 20, 2019 7:49 am
Manj

Rooms are starting to take shape, no frames bricked in just yet but its cool to walk around and see where everything goes 😊

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alt
Mar 20, 2019 12:09 am
alt
SuperSabre76
SuperSabre76
Yesterday

KDR by Sienna Homes in sunny bayside Melbourne

KDR by Sienna Homes in sunny bayside Melbourne

Thanks amilelka, appreciate the comments. With a limited house depth to play with and needing to accomodate the 6 of us for many years to come, we had to have a crack at…

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SuperSabre76
Mar 19, 2019 10:46 pm

Partial Frame Erected Study, Theater Room, Laundry and Grand Dining boxed. It all seems to be moving along well. Weather is ideal for builders. 19th March 2019 * Image…

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FAMILYROSE
Mar 19, 2019 10:17 pm

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Hi ND May I know who is your SS . If it is OK for you.

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wenty to bardia
Mar 19, 2019 9:04 pm
steel
steel
19 March

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
WA
1, 2, 3

Ive already got aggregate going pretty much all over the place and realistically an aggregate path would be cheaper than stepping stones (too much formwork…

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steel
Mar 19, 2019 5:00 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
19 March

Notice of Completion by Builder when work not completed

Notice of Completion by Builder when work not completed
QLD

My contract says the below Owner to provide signed defects list to Builder in certain circumstances If at the final inspection of the Works the Owner claims any defects…

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brokenstick
Mar 19, 2019 3:42 pm
brokenstick
saeen
saeen
19 March

Manor lakes stage 167

Manor lakes stage 167
VIC

Hi NadBuildinWyndham I am building in Manor Lakes in stage 166 How are you going with your building - I am thinking of building with Burbank / 8Homes What problem you are…

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saeen
Mar 19, 2019 11:54 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 418, 419, 420

We too are happy with the build. The build time was approximately 9 months from slab pour to handover. https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?url=ht ... are_type=t

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excited_builders
Mar 19, 2019 6:42 am
SuperSabre76
SuperSabre76
18 March

Who is Building with Sienna homes in Melbourne

Who is Building with Sienna homes in Melbourne
VIC

Hi all, I've started a forum post on Sienna Homes if anyone is still contemplating using them: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=94933 Cheers

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SuperSabre76
Mar 18, 2019 10:50 pm
Vikhome
Vikhome
18 March

H2 Slab without Piers

H2 Slab without Piers
VIC

What is a rigid slab? Is it another name of raft slab?

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Vikhome
Mar 18, 2019 9:37 pm
DaniB
DaniB
18 March

Garage extension and other alterations Emporio 43

Garage extension and other alterations Emporio 43

Hi All, Just wondering if anyone has made the prayer room from the garage space via extended the garage to 2-3 metres and entry to prayer room is from the corridor? I am…

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DaniB
Mar 18, 2019 8:24 pm

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