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ahoythere
ahoythere
4 January

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
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Pics from completed build Aluminium (powder coat Monument) and Blackbutt pergola, with Blackbutt decking and integrated seat - with cubby to the side austral…

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ahoythere
Jan 04, 2021 8:56 am
ahoythere
Hussain sahara
Hussain sahara
31 October 2020

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Hi Firstbuild20 There is no restrictions on number of workers at the moment. Who is your builder? I think builders are getting too busy now with new customers and work…

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Hussain sahara
Oct 31, 2020 7:12 pm
Hussain sahara
IamSAM
IamSAM
8 January

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 58, 59, 60

You can pulldown a downlight and change setting (no need to go up into the roof)

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IamSAM
Jan 08, 2021 8:44 am
IamSAM
zeoko
zeoko
30 m

Dennis family: Ballarat

Dennis family: Ballarat

Hi, Anyone built with DFH lately in Ballarat? I'm a first home buyer and would greatly appreciate any info on their built quality, customer service, post construction…

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zeoko
Jan 26, 2021 10:05 pm

Urbanedge Homes - Autern 6-54

Urbanedge Homes - Autern 6-54
VIC

Hi there We are planning to build with UE as well, and were looking to add a 5th bedroom to the ground floor converting the theatre. However we were interested in…

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Kiran_kotart
Jan 26, 2021 8:35 pm

Help on brick with cladding please

Help on brick with cladding please

Not loving it, sorry. In reality the roof reflects the sky so looks lighter. Any new housing estates near you?

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Berek
Jan 26, 2021 7:53 pm
ssrm
ssrm
4 h

First Build HGWA- Rivervale

First Build HGWA- Rivervale
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Wonderful, thanks

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ssrm
Jan 26, 2021 7:05 pm

[Metricon] I need Metricon fix my new house pproblem

[Metricon] I need Metricon fix my new house pproblem

wow this is terrible... did you not have a building inspector ?

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CD12JD
Jan 26, 2021 1:55 pm
CD12JD

Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )

Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )
NSW
1, 2, 3

We spent $13k at our electrical appointment, things add up really quick... i worked out how much i could of saved doing it after handover and it just was not worth the headache

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CD12JD
Jan 26, 2021 1:51 pm
CD12JD

Living Area + Alfresco Ground Floor Design

Living Area + Alfresco Ground Floor Design

Hey rajshah welcome to the forum Here's some tips to get you started 1.Try setting out your block , front and side setbacks, contours, trees,etc on graph paper to scale…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 26, 2021 9:51 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Onwards and upwards! I can now start to see the outline of how the building will look on the site. Happy with the posts/pillars which will eventually be white and have…

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DanC
Jan 25, 2021 10:40 pm

Hi All, Really would apreciate if some helps me. I am first time home buyer trying to buying a land and building a…

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xenus
Jan 25, 2021 8:46 pm
SeriousSam
SeriousSam
Yesterday

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 429, 430, 431

Hello everyone.. I am new here, so excuse me for silly questions. We are in Sydney and finally decided to make deposit this week for Middleton 25. Have anyone build…

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SeriousSam
Jan 25, 2021 7:58 pm

Cost of adding shower to powder and guest bed in theatre

Cost of adding shower to powder and guest bed in theatre

Hi, we have been advised that to put a guest bed with WIR and Ensuite, it will cost around the 10k mark.

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montalbert_porterdavis
Jan 25, 2021 3:02 pm
arronvl355
arronvl355
Yesterday

HGWA - Madora Bay

HGWA - Madora Bay
1, 2, 3, 4

None were in he builders range, we will find out the variances in a couple of days 😬

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arronvl355
Jan 25, 2021 1:48 pm
NX2020
NX2020
Yesterday

Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?

Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?
VIC

We are not up to that stage yet. Expecting they have a lot in backlog due to the government vivid stimula package. Builing in Inner eastern surburd.

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NX2020
Jan 25, 2021 1:36 pm
NX2020
Pulse
Pulse
24 January

Powder Room Plumbing Seems Off? Please help

Powder Room Plumbing Seems Off? Please help

location just a bit off but fixed ok

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Pulse
Jan 24, 2021 11:10 pm

Week 29 Construction Our SS had indicated that the ground floor roofs would get installed this week but it wasn't to be, we're looking forward to the house getting more…

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robw17
Jan 24, 2021 9:03 pm

Well, after 4 amazing years in our beautiful coral home, we decided to sell up so we can move to "acreage". We did a lot to the outside and mostly finished styling inside.…

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teganandjosh
Jan 24, 2021 7:15 pm
teganandjosh
nic1
nic1
24 January

Stormwater drainage options

Stormwater drainage options
VIC

We're doing a knockdown rebuild and my builder has adviced my current block does not have any form of stormwater drainage. They gave me two…

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nic1
Jan 24, 2021 6:58 pm
brett k
brett k
24 January

OPINIONS WANTED - DIXON HOMES???

OPINIONS WANTED - DIXON HOMES???
QLD

Bonnie I hope you have signed up to your contract already as I was also looking at Dixon homes. I had started looking prior too the govt cashback…

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brett k
Jan 24, 2021 5:17 pm
Deacon91
Deacon91
24 January

Sewer inspection line poor placement eyesore

Sewer inspection line poor placement eyesore

Great thanks for the info will go have a look

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Deacon91
Jan 24, 2021 8:55 am

My final occupational certificate has a condition of "Reduce the stepdown/thresholds to 230mm between finished floor level and adjacent surface level for all external…

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Montu
Jan 24, 2021 3:03 am
MrsCallaghan
MrsCallaghan
24 January

HGWA Brabham

HGWA Brabham

Slow! But a few things have recently happened. We finally received formal approval 2 days ago, Prestart booked for 2nd Feb, so really looking forward to that. And titles…

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MrsCallaghan
Jan 24, 2021 12:36 am

Porter Davis Pricing

Porter Davis Pricing

Thank you so much! I've just gotten pricing from WOS, but there's such a huge price range for each item! This'll definitely help a lot so we can prepare for our WOS appointments!

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montalbert_porterdavis
Jan 23, 2021 9:43 pm
robw17
robw17
23 January

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Great news Vin! Looking forward to seeing photo's of the finished house.

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robw17
Jan 23, 2021 6:37 pm
Hhmm
Hhmm
23 January

Building Inspector Tarneit

Building Inspector Tarneit

Looking for an independent one

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Hhmm
Jan 23, 2021 3:15 pm
Hhmm
Hhmm
23 January

No start Date

No start Date

What do you do with a builder that will not provide a start date, far to many emails have been sent Under small lot code, no planning or building permit is required. So…

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Hhmm
Jan 23, 2021 3:02 pm
Hhmm
Hhmm
23 January

Building in Newgate Estate, Tarneit

Building in Newgate Estate, Tarneit
NSW

Would be great if estate had a better facebook page

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Hhmm
Jan 23, 2021 2:58 pm

I’m trying to determine whether the painting for my new construction was done properly. I can see patches of grey coming from the plaster board and it chips easily. They…

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Shinzlet
Jan 23, 2021 7:44 am
JoeyJoJo
JoeyJoJo
22 January

Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Thomas Archer Bayside Build
VIC
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Oh and did you have to tweak the electrical plan later in the process to match your selected fittings at all? eg. in the electrical plan i have allowed for a single…

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JoeyJoJo
Jan 22, 2021 8:01 pm

I built the Ambassador 36 as well and it's in the construction plan. Is it those green steel beams or meant to be in addition to them?

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Heeper
Jan 22, 2021 5:27 pm
lilaandco
lilaandco
22 January

Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

I am having total skylight envy I wish we'd done it now too!

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lilaandco
Jan 22, 2021 4:46 pm
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Lina C
Jan 22, 2021 11:43 am
Carmen
Carmen
22 January

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

OMG!! I love hamptons style. Looks like the build quality is top notch. Congratulations! I bet you're stoked.

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Carmen
Jan 22, 2021 10:39 am
Cupcake2021
Cupcake2021
22 January

Simonds Moroak 24 Sloping Block Build

Simonds Moroak 24 Sloping Block Build

How's it going? We are going to start building Trinity in Vic. Sorry no one has replied. It was the same for me. A little dry during COVID unfortunately.

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Cupcake2021
Jan 22, 2021 1:39 am
Crystal1
Crystal1
21 January

Neptune 214 BOLD

Neptune 214 BOLD

Hello all, I was wondering if anyone has built the Neptune 214 home with BOLD?

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Crystal1
Jan 21, 2021 9:53 pm
Berek
Berek
21 January

BAL Assessment - Tassie - Sisters Beach - Hardstand etc

BAL Assessment - Tassie - Sisters Beach - Hardstand etc

Yeah nah! That’s silly. You’d need 600sqm for a truck turning bay... Does your block have a gazetted road out front?

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Berek
Jan 21, 2021 8:31 pm
JShah
JShah
21 January

Site cost woodlea stage 45

Site cost woodlea stage 45

I have secured land in Woodlea ( Stage 45 , Title due in June ) . Wondering how much are the site costs for Boutique / Carlisle ? We also have BAL 19 clause , any idea of…

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JShah
Jan 21, 2021 8:33 am
Monty85
Monty85
20 January

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
1 ... 42, 43, 44

After 7 months of planning with NLH (first tender was in July 2020) we finally about to get started with our build - building a modified Ivy 5. Things have been slow so…

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Monty85
Jan 20, 2021 9:15 pm

Week 3 and since my last update the underground plumbing and slab have gone down

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RRR
Jan 20, 2021 8:08 pm
scott2323
scott2323
20 January

Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

how is things going ? any new update ? :-D

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scott2323
Jan 20, 2021 6:22 pm
Hhmm
Hhmm
20 January

Is my Metricon contract (HIA) binding?

Is my Metricon contract (HIA) binding?

Bit sad using old technology DocuSign would have saved all these problems

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Hhmm
Jan 20, 2021 6:19 pm
blcheong
blcheong
20 January

Flood prone but no overlay?

Flood prone but no overlay?

Hi, How did you go with this issue? I have the same issue where my block has no flood overlay but the council (boroondara) have advised i need to apply for flood level…

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blcheong
Jan 20, 2021 5:35 pm
Rmando
Rmando
20 January

Home grant and contract price

Home grant and contract price
QLD

Hey arunkumar I know it's been 2 years but can I ask how did you go with that? did you have to include Driveway, fencing etc into your contract to get the grant, assuming…

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Rmando
Jan 20, 2021 4:39 pm
M4bath
M4bath
20 January

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 801, 802, 803

We had a good experience with maintenance supervisor and am waiting for the follow up repairs. Are you going through the repairs now?

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M4bath
Jan 20, 2021 4:29 pm
Cala90
Cala90
20 January

When do you start engaging Builders? Titling is 12m away.

When do you start engaging Builders? Titling is 12m away.

I agree with Althom. Though it certainly doesn't hurt to start browsing through display homes to get an idea of what you're after.

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Cala90
Jan 20, 2021 4:07 pm
tranlan257
tranlan257
20 January

Engaging Multiple Builders With My Own Concept Design

Engaging Multiple Builders With My Own Concept Design

Thanks for the insight. I've been partially in this situation, having an architect drawn up. His job will be finishing up at the building permit. After that, I'll be on…

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tranlan257
Jan 20, 2021 2:15 pm
newbuild123
newbuild123
20 January

Pool level Vs. Slab of new build

Pool level Vs. Slab of new build

I wish someone had told me that from the beginning! ha Yeah i think we'll go for alfresco at slab height - the pool gate as shown on the plan though wouldnt work unless…

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newbuild123
Jan 20, 2021 1:04 pm
r_13
r_13
20 January

light switch orientation: landscape or portrait?

light switch orientation: landscape or portrait?
NSW

All of ours are horizontal. I never thought about it before, it doesn't really bother me. I'm more annoyed by stupid things I've noticed in our house like a pair of…

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r_13
Jan 20, 2021 9:54 am
r_13
Kylel39
Kylel39
19 January

WA - 2 STOREY NARROW HOME - 7.5m WIDE - DUAL ACCESS + STUDIO

WA - 2 STOREY NARROW HOME - 7.5m WIDE - DUAL ACCESS + STUDIO

Thanks guys, fingers crossed our designer/builder has done their due diligence first before coming up with such design.... Guess we'll find out soon Enough...

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Kylel39
Jan 19, 2021 8:42 pm
Kylel39
tranlan257
tranlan257
19 January

Building house in stages?

Building house in stages?

I'm currently doing the building permit via my local architect. My understanding is after I have it approved, I'll be looking for builders' quotes to progress with the…

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tranlan257
Jan 19, 2021 6:26 pm

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