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pandibabi
pandibabi
25 March

Projects to do after New Home Handover

Projects to do after New Home Handover

Oh I did not think of it being a pull down I think it's more of a permanent structure 🤣if you can engineer that would be interesting!

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pandibabi
Mar 25, 2018 1:14 pm
pandibabi
Aitch
Aitch
14 April

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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About once a week, but there have been times where I've not looked for a few weeks, mainly due to lack of progress (at least 6 months into build - 10 months from contract…

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Aitch
Apr 14, 2018 1:09 pm

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Look at recessing your stacker doors into the slab, so that there is no railing to step/trip over when doors to alfresco are open. We have been quoted only $220 to…

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shokel1975
Apr 24, 2018 2:23 pm
shokel1975
tina v
tina v
38 m

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
SA
1, 2

Hi PBN84, Just wondering if you received your engineering report back yet? How much did the footings end up coming to for you? We received a letter from Fairland…

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tina v
Apr 25, 2018 5:56 am

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.
QLD
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Love the pots Tribe! I used to paint all my pots once, but I haven’t had time to do it in years... you might have just inspired me to pull out my paintbrushes!…

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 25, 2018 5:11 am
Bridgetwitch

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA
WA
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Yay! What house? Where? How’s it all going?

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tinkster
Apr 25, 2018 3:31 am
tinkster

Metricon Winchester 28- Construction

Metricon Winchester 28- Construction
VIC
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They don't have an option to just do door bell pre-wire, only install an actual doorbell. And it wasn't a cheap exercise

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Drew01
Apr 25, 2018 1:09 am
Drew01

Independent Building Inspector

Independent Building Inspector
VIC
1, 2

I had a complicated build with a custom builder with a very good reputation. I was lucky enough to engage Seville inspect for independent inspections. David Seville-…

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Gaudi
Apr 25, 2018 1:05 am

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Grats Ajay. Hope it all goes well.

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Jordann
Apr 24, 2018 11:55 pm
Jordann

Tile meeting today, water proofing done and tiler due to start Thursday.

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Choosy
Apr 24, 2018 11:53 pm
Choosy

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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In the link it’s in MERNDA VILLAGES Stradling Rise, Mernda, 3754 viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Apr 24, 2018 11:46 pm
Doulton777

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Looking very nice. Carrara tiles appear to be timeless, I used them twice in the past 15 yrs. The floor tiles look familar are they industrial matt iron & steel ?

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Choosy
Apr 24, 2018 11:43 pm
Choosy

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Thank you very much, kjane It is so nice to know,…

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Tea Land
Apr 24, 2018 11:33 pm

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Thanks q Seems like your land is pretty flat looking at the front.. oh well I will find out in 12 months time I think..

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Mojitostan
Apr 24, 2018 11:27 pm

Our KDR Project - Canberra

Our KDR Project - Canberra
ACT

I think it’s pretty good too. As algernon mentioned the BR4 facing west might be an issue but I see there is an existing tree that may provide some shade? Similarly the…

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Hillsbuilds
Apr 24, 2018 11:22 pm

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
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Looking good, should be nice undercoating weather tomorrow.

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Choosy
Apr 24, 2018 11:11 pm
Choosy

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
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Not long to go now, how is your minimum move-in list going ?

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Choosy
Apr 24, 2018 11:03 pm
Choosy

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ
NSW
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Wet tiles painting and bench top measurements next week

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symone
Apr 24, 2018 10:27 pm
symone

Hi all, We are new home owners building a custom…

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AnB
Apr 24, 2018 10:18 pm
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chrinee
Apr 24, 2018 10:18 pm

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310
NSW
1, 2

Yep it would match but have even been thinking I should have went matt black subways instead of hexagons???

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marz1983
Apr 24, 2018 10:08 pm

SBG Homes

SBG Homes

Hi guys, Just putting some feelers out there to see who has / is building with SBG... Would love to hear some feedback on how they've been and if our experiences match…

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No progress
Apr 24, 2018 10:07 pm

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
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any glazier would be able to do that.. i don't think it would be too much either. :)

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gr8ly
Apr 24, 2018 10:01 pm
gr8ly

sbg homes

sbg homes
VIC

Hey... Just wondering how your build went in the end? Is it finished? If so, when did it complete?

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No progress
Apr 24, 2018 9:57 pm

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
1, 2

Thank you, so kind, it’s so satisfying having you guys give us positive feed back. Makes us feel that we made the right modifications from the original design and we…

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stoff17
Apr 24, 2018 9:55 pm

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Epoxy Garage Floor!

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Epoxy Garage Floor!
QLD
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Aw Tribe i'm so sorry to hear that :( I hope you and the kids are ok. Its a horrible feeling, I lost my little boy in september and i'm still not over it Hope i dont get…

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allblaqk
Apr 24, 2018 9:37 pm
allblaqk

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! We have keys!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! We have keys!
VIC
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Congratulation Bri1234. so good to see another member of H1 got house keys! enjoy your new home.:-D Build Thread : viewtopic.php?f=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Apr 24, 2018 9:22 pm

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC

Bronte 191 - Bridgewater range. Have heard all positive about Darbecca so will definitely consider them.

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GEOnTREY
Apr 24, 2018 9:13 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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If you don't mind the ask, how much per meter was the bitumen?

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Drew01
Apr 24, 2018 9:11 pm
Drew01

Metricon - Savannah 34 build in Brisbane

Metricon - Savannah 34 build in Brisbane
QLD

I already have a lot of land in Brisbane, need to find a layout fit the lot. Should I go with 12.5m layout and reduce a little (around 30cm) or go with a 10m layout and…

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jamesn
Apr 24, 2018 9:06 pm
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Seren1ty
Apr 24, 2018 8:59 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Our frame is up, plumbing is roughed in, roof is on, gyprock and windows delivered. Expecting plasterboarding to start tomorrow and then also brickwork!

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brodav83
Apr 24, 2018 8:40 pm

What a crazy few weeks, so much has been done! I will let the pics do the talking...

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brodav83
Apr 24, 2018 8:34 pm

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast
QLD
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Oh and the 5k isn’t a lot however their actual offer is 20k below asking, so they’ve got to come up the whole 5k otherwise it’s just not worth us taking.... if only…

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kailie86
Apr 24, 2018 8:30 pm
kailie86
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dillongl
Apr 24, 2018 8:27 pm
dillongl

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 21 - its like a lottery

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 21 - its like a lottery
NSW
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Yay for the boat!!! Post us a pic!!!!? Hubby would love a boat ... one day i suppose🤷 Not yay for the no progress 😫 how frustrating!!!!

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Dylandbrooke
Apr 24, 2018 8:14 pm
Dylandbrooke

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304
NSW
1, 2

Great news im glad you didn't have to wait too long. Those aerial shots are fantastic.

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marz1983
Apr 24, 2018 8:14 pm

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens
NSW
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Ooh progress its great! i love that the fireplace is not your normal looking one. Hopefully we'll have enough money left to start a good chunk of our landscaping

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marz1983
Apr 24, 2018 8:12 pm

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
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Land in Macarthur Heights is saline effected so you will have additional costs there - about 3.5K

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Mish018
Apr 24, 2018 7:08 pm

Currently thinking of the Salvador in a 2 and 3 seater. Will give us room to have a nice ottoman which can also fit room for a few bums if needed.

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Nawsome
Apr 24, 2018 5:21 pm
Nawsome

Marcoola 32 - mundoolun estate Qld

Marcoola 32 - mundoolun estate Qld
NSW

Yes I know, just wondering if this was normal. Very excited now, sat at the block for about an hour this afternoon. Very excited and I think it will look great when…

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cass_rox
Apr 24, 2018 5:16 pm

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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Great to see a start, and look forward to seeing it all come together for you. - B A vue of the pines on the Gold…

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 24, 2018 5:15 pm
Bridgetwitch
Drew01
Drew01
14 h

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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Hey Tribe, Yeah - the garage is 135mm below the house floor, as are the alfresco and portico. Pretty ridiculous, but Melbourne Water wouldn't let us build…

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Drew01
Apr 24, 2018 4:56 pm
Drew01

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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That’s great news.... nothing to stop you getting those keys now! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold…

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 24, 2018 4:39 pm
Bridgetwitch

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Contract Signed

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Contract Signed
VIC
1, 2

Hi Cboi were you still able to choose from the Mondo flooring range? We had our colour appointment last week and were told we cannot!

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GEOnTREY
Apr 24, 2018 4:11 pm
CC7
CC7
15 h

Daydream 30. Handover 10th April.

Daydream 30. Handover 10th April.
QLD
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i think i much prefer a feature wall than a feature niche. all the displays had the feature wall, but in the end we went with all white walls just to bounce some light…

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CC7
Apr 24, 2018 3:07 pm
CC7
shazaw
shazaw
15 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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6 painters are on site today. They better do a good job this time. I really wants to get in to see how many items are completed. I needs to update my outstanding list.…

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shazaw
Apr 24, 2018 3:06 pm
jamesn
jamesn
16 h

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!
VIC

joenk8i, I love the ideas as well. And I am also looking at building vantage 38 but my lot is only 12w x 30l, how do you guys think if this is too big for my small lot? Thanks.

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jamesn
Apr 24, 2018 2:42 pm

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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Wow, Me too, I'm a project coordinator in the construction industry. Unfortunately sending them sketches in bluebeam doesn't help... I tried...I drew them a sketch of…

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the dream
Apr 24, 2018 2:26 pm


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