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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

Front render colours

Front render colours

Thanks for the tips! Appreciate it 👍

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PLfirsthome
Apr 06, 2020 1:51 am

Build progress during COVID

Build progress during COVID

HI I am in the same position and probably a few weeks off starting. We did get word from the builder highlighting the 'act of god' clause in our contract, because the…

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colburge
Apr 05, 2020 10:14 pm

ducted reverse cycle a/c

ducted reverse cycle a/c
VIC

I forgot to add that is for a single story home of 320m2, your home is around the 360m2 mark, and I assume 2 story so more complex for ducting. Col

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colburge
Apr 05, 2020 10:03 pm
rn12
rn12
9 h

Stylemaster Homes

Stylemaster Homes

Anyone currently building with Stylemaster homes?

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rn12
Apr 05, 2020 9:14 pm
SDS1
SDS1
9 h

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Thank you Zen. Have you been handed over the home already?

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SDS1
Apr 05, 2020 9:08 pm

Coming along, render bottom floor still to receive colour, grey on pillar, white on study inset wall. This is Claire Facade with Option 2 + custom render.

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cobri05
Apr 05, 2020 9:02 pm

Landscape / Retail wall plan for side to side sloping block?

Landscape / Retail wall plan for side to side sloping block?

The half of house slab will need 515mm cut and the other half 515mm fill. The retaining on the RHS border I was told will be under 600mm height but well need to see. I…

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LoveHouse
Apr 05, 2020 6:19 pm

Our Fowler Homes Paris 34 - Jordan Springs

Our Fowler Homes Paris 34 - Jordan Springs
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Thank you very much Rayges your facade and the whole house looks great! We spoke to our SL today. They do not offer the affinity facade anymore but she will try to get…

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LoveHouse
Apr 05, 2020 4:40 pm
Shabud
Shabud
16 h

Clarendon Half Alfresco? What does it look like?

Clarendon Half Alfresco? What does it look like?
NSW

That's a brilliant idea for the alfresco. I am still waiting for the tender. do you mind to tell me the cost of demolishing the house? Our old house is 3 b/r & as…

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Shabud
Apr 05, 2020 1:40 pm
Thi
Thi
17 h

Our Almost Forever Home! - 45sq Quantum Home in the Hills

Our Almost Forever Home! - 45sq Quantum Home in the Hills
VIC
1, 2

Hi Nat, Thank you for sharing. We had bad experience with previous builder so we engaged Quantum Home and custom our house. We have final pricing. We basically…

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Thi
Apr 05, 2020 1:14 pm
Joc
Joc
17 h

Coral Noosa 23 MK ll - Kalina

Coral Noosa 23 MK ll - Kalina

Hi All :) We are in the process of consolidating our journey of building our first home! So far, so good! Our first time to post and create our own topic as well... Will…

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Joc
Apr 05, 2020 12:42 pm

Building insurances

Building insurances

Has anyone signed a contract with a builder and noted that the insurances have been charged after the GST was calculated in the build contract?

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Vansbuild
Apr 05, 2020 9:46 am
Thi
Thi
21 h

LONG ISLAND HOMES - POINT COOK

LONG ISLAND HOMES - POINT COOK
VIC

Thi 5/04/2020 8:55 am #12 We have the same problem, They dont do KDRB, but still take our deposit. They said soil test will be done after payment. Turned out to be…

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Thi
Apr 05, 2020 8:56 am

Hi folks, I found a few random mortar cracks under the windows. It is around or under 1mm wide. Doesnt really look obvious unless you look into it. Need some experts to…

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franknewhome
Apr 04, 2020 9:55 pm

Replacing full length window with same size sliding door aft

Replacing full length window with same size sliding door aft

Worth exploring if a timber deck is feasible. Should not be all that expensive

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BROKEANDEXCITED
Apr 04, 2020 8:35 pm
aussieta
aussieta
Yesterday

Save YOUR bricks

Save YOUR bricks
VIC

in the good old days builders were not interested in keeping bricks now with many rendered houses the builder can use mismatched bricks as they will be covered

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aussieta
Apr 04, 2020 7:44 pm
aussieta

Hi we just received our tender from Fowler homes and very excited! I cant find any thread with current/ old/ future FOWLER HOMES clients here. Please anyone currently…

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LoveHouse
Apr 04, 2020 6:43 pm
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
4 April

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
1 ... 75, 76, 77

Two days, one for electrical, and one for colours!

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Sparkyf
Apr 04, 2020 5:08 pm
Sparkyf

Hey guys, we picked our tiles. We ended up going with Beaumont tiles and getting the more expensive subway tile for the kitchen backsplash (this was 340 dollars more than…

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Alex2424
Apr 04, 2020 4:06 pm
Alex2424
kumar2015
kumar2015
4 April

Corona impact in Building Construction

Corona impact in Building Construction

Is it wise to start a Duplex construction (NSW) in this Pandemic? Will this government rules impact construction timelines? If it impacts, materiel supply would be…

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kumar2015
Apr 04, 2020 3:45 pm
edskii
edskii
4 April

Hot water System on LPG bottled GAS

Hot water System on LPG bottled GAS
NSW

so many good tips there DDaroch ....much appreciated.

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edskii
Apr 04, 2020 12:52 pm
blackcat20
blackcat20
4 April

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping
VIC
1 ... 69, 70, 71

Online, I'd have to see if I could find where

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blackcat20
Apr 04, 2020 11:15 am
blackcat20

Firstyle Home - Marsden Park

Firstyle Home - Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2

So far so good! The indicative was reasonable.. we're just waiting on the actual tender now. Dont know hwo this will pan out now thought with all this Covid19 😭

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Cathy_n_Marty121116
Apr 04, 2020 10:21 am
JasmanC
JasmanC
4 April

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 783, 784, 785

Yes, was this the case for others?

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JasmanC
Apr 04, 2020 7:36 am
LOL2000
LOL2000
4 April

New home build - Custom Design WA

New home build - Custom Design WA
WA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hi Mark, On average, how long does it take for Gilpip Homes to build 2 storey homes (~400sqm) from slab down? Thanks

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LOL2000
Apr 04, 2020 12:59 am

Given strange advice. Am I being manipulated?

Given strange advice. Am I being manipulated?
QLD

The person in question really did give the argument I needed to live there first "So you can pick out which drapes to buy." No misunderstanding on my part. It wasn't about…

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Moromillas Radec
Apr 03, 2020 5:03 pm
Moromillas Radec
viju_009
viju_009
3 April

Insulation - QLD weather

Insulation - QLD weather

Thank you so much . So, I…

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viju_009
Apr 03, 2020 2:57 pm
Varsity
Varsity
3 April

KDR Customised Brighton Homes Jamieson

KDR Customised Brighton Homes Jamieson

A few weeks later and wet weather delays now seem the least of anybodies worries! Nonetheless Brighton Homes are assuring us the building industry is managing to work…

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Varsity
Apr 03, 2020 2:40 pm
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
3 April

Coral Homes - Noosa 23MK11- North Brisbane

Coral Homes - Noosa 23MK11- North Brisbane
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

A lot of banks now have the option to defer your mortgage payments for either 3 or 6 months so if it comes to it, definitely check it out. Talk to your PM about your rent…

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Harweeeee
Apr 03, 2020 11:28 am
Harweeeee

I had a look at your plans. The front setback and porch area seem correct. As you have a projected balcony on the second level, the 4.5m minimum…

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Archline
Apr 02, 2020 11:48 pm

New Small Builders

New Small Builders

Hey GrahamB In case you missed the west article today 'WA's Biggest Residential Builder has slashed Salaries by up to 40% amid drastic downtown in demand for new builds…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 02, 2020 9:41 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
GrahamB
GrahamB
2 April

Electrical Plan Comments / Suggestions

Electrical Plan Comments / Suggestions

Have you thought about having at least a few power points around the house (bedrooms, kitchen and living) with the in build USB points?

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GrahamB
Apr 02, 2020 9:21 pm

Very happy with our choice of front door.

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TaylorAshlee
Apr 02, 2020 7:51 pm

RIGHT GUYS! Colour appointment is done... only added another $845 (approx) in upgrades, the majority of it was upgrading to a 7" touch screen for the ducted air-con…

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Harweeeee
Apr 02, 2020 6:00 pm
Harweeeee

Elderton- extras

Elderton- extras
NSW

Whatever you do, definitely go with high ceilings. It makes such a difference to the home in more ways than one. But I agree with Graham, go with the Timber laminate…

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Brahma Bull
Apr 02, 2020 5:43 pm
Brahma Bull

Cost Variations post Quote

Cost Variations post Quote
1, 2

Hey Norts33 A high proportion just hand over the extra money and watch it fly away... 💸... 💸... 💸 so glad you stood your ground.. that's your hard earned…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 02, 2020 5:02 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
vin83
vin83
2 April

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Things coming up really nice mate. I hope you should get the handover as soon as possible. Its certainly tough period to you I can feel it, but I dont see that…

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vin83
Apr 02, 2020 4:21 pm
vin83
lil85
lil85
2 April

Recommendation to buy furnitures and white-goods

Recommendation to buy furnitures and white-goods

I’ve made cheap online furniture stores review here: http://rumah.com.au/cheap-furniture-online-australia/ You can also find coupon there

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lil85
Apr 02, 2020 1:49 pm
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brianbuilds
Apr 02, 2020 11:33 am
brianbuilds

Impact of current economic situation on house building this

Impact of current economic situation on house building this

Look at the end of the day we have options: 1. Pay the land and wait 2. Go to tender stretch out the process (what I'm doing) till October 3. Hold the money in a bank…

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brianbuilds
Apr 02, 2020 11:29 am
brianbuilds
viju_009
viju_009
1 April

Narrow Plot - Axon Cladding Brisbane

Narrow Plot - Axon Cladding Brisbane

Hi, I just got a quote from our builder who has suggested us to go with Axon cladding or similar instead of bricks at our narrow plot (9M width). I am unsure if the…

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viju_009
Apr 01, 2020 9:29 pm
kumar2015
kumar2015
1 April

Build Credit

Build Credit

Why builders offer this build credit ? I do not see any benefit as it is like getting money from bank and pay mortgage for that. Please correct me if I am wrong and share…

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kumar2015
Apr 01, 2020 8:30 pm

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Thank you! Weatherboards are Dulux Sapless Green, trims are lexicon quarter.

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Hillsbuilds
Apr 01, 2020 5:54 pm
HamRam
HamRam
1 April

Anyone else building in North Kellyville?

Anyone else building in North Kellyville?
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Any one can let me know how is the north Kellyville school ? I could see that it is in 82 nd rank . Please let me know the reviews

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HamRam
Apr 01, 2020 2:35 pm

Cost of having brick infills above windows and garage.

Cost of having brick infills above windows and garage.

Hi! I am hoping to build a two storey house but the builder only offers brick infill for first storey. I was wondering if it is worth it to go for brick infill upgrade for…

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elloelloelloqwer
Apr 01, 2020 1:41 pm
Vinay2290
Vinay2290
1 April

LPOD depth issues

LPOD depth issues

My builder Has paused the site work saying there is not enough depth for storm water pipes and he need to install pump to get the storm water connecting to LPOD using Pit…

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Vinay2290
Apr 01, 2020 10:49 am

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