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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

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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Thanks!! And thanks for the recommendation 😃😃

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shokel1975
Mar 30, 2020 10:37 pm
shokel1975

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 427, 428, 429

We have Braemar. We called the cooler company to check why it is not cooling and breeze seems to be quite weak even we turn on high. They couldn't find anything wrong with it.

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Kimmykim
Mar 30, 2020 10:07 pm

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

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

It's taken 16 months but I finally have the remotes and wall panel for our garage door Since January 6 I'd sent three emails and made a number of calls, and…

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blackcat20
Mar 30, 2020 9:47 pm
blackcat20

We wanted to have a balcony at the front also, but that would push the house back 1M more, and we would have to screen the balcony (and probably the outdoor room also) to…

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Sparkyf
Mar 30, 2020 8:12 pm
Sparkyf
BigD
BigD
5 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 782, 783, 784

Wisdom Landscape Voucher What are people using their free(?) voucher for??

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BigD
Mar 30, 2020 7:03 pm
Dee85
Dee85
11 h

Porter Davis Vermont 33 or Dunedin 31

Porter Davis Vermont 33 or Dunedin 31

We’re looking at building the Vermont 33 but have not seen the display. Has anyone built this house with Porter Davis and is willing to share some photos please? Thanks

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Dee85
Mar 30, 2020 1:20 pm
Dee85
Dee85
11 h

Porter Davis Vermont 33

Porter Davis Vermont 33
VIC

I’d like to also know if anyone has built this house in the 33 square and if they have photos they’d like to share? We’re looking at this design

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Dee85
Mar 30, 2020 1:17 pm
dga
dga
12 h

$36K site costs for P class soil

$36K site costs for P class soil

I don't know if it was 2K that was just an example... I don't know about most builders, but mine wanted me onsite when the piers were done and we measured the depth of…

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dga
Mar 30, 2020 12:14 pm
vin83
vin83
12 h

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields

Thanks for the input dear. I just received email from Rawson Homes that due to COVID-19 restrictions, my internal and electrical appointments have changed from Face to…

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vin83
Mar 30, 2020 12:09 pm
vin83

Building a narrow lot home in Perth

Building a narrow lot home in Perth

Whoops, asking where you're located, & it's in the title of your thread 😂 If you're planning on having a second living area, I'd probably recommend you locate it…

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ddarroch
Mar 30, 2020 11:26 am
Den45
Den45
15 h

non treated timber frame

non treated timber frame

Thanks for reassuring.

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Den45
Mar 30, 2020 9:18 am
Neil 6264
Neil 6264
Yesterday

Need Advice: Is this cavity sliding door installed correctly

Need Advice: Is this cavity sliding door installed correctly
SA

If they wont do it, do it yourself. Packers and screws, the only way to go.

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Neil 6264
Mar 29, 2020 11:16 pm
vijumn
vijumn
Yesterday

Anyone built with Simonds or Clarendon homes in Marsden Park

Anyone built with Simonds or Clarendon homes in Marsden Park

Hi Breddy, Are you using Hebel for walls ? , if yes how much quoted for you I got it for 5.5k for 30square house TIA

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vijumn
Mar 29, 2020 9:25 pm
Krn
Krn
Yesterday

Building new home

Building new home

Hello, How is the progress going with this builder?

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Krn
Mar 29, 2020 9:15 pm
MClark
MClark
Yesterday

Frame Stage - Termite treated Timber colour

Frame Stage - Termite treated Timber colour

The builder would have used an alternative termite management plan in place, looking at the type of construction I would imagine you have a kordon barrier at the slab…

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MClark
Mar 29, 2020 8:32 pm
MClark

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Totems
Mar 29, 2020 2:47 pm

Practical Completion inspection

Practical Completion inspection

Vanessa you are typical example of diy homeowner who decided not to employ independent private inspector, presumably to save $650 but instead you will be underwriting your…

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building-expert
Mar 29, 2020 2:11 pm
building-expert
ocean
ocean
Yesterday

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 42, 43, 44

For anyone who has built an Ellyse, especially with a 5th bedroom upstairs, how many sky lights did you put in and where. Also interested in anyone with updated pics of…

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ocean
Mar 29, 2020 12:24 pm
CD12JD
CD12JD
29 March

Don’t build with Lifespaces Group

Don’t build with Lifespaces Group

more information would be nice

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CD12JD
Mar 29, 2020 12:48 am
get2rush
get2rush
28 March

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?
VIC
1, 2, 3

Congratulations...now we are stuck again with virus outberak...

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get2rush
Mar 28, 2020 10:01 pm
RagRad
RagRad
28 March

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi again, we are on 125 Tallawong Rd and are looking to settle sometime in June-July(hopefully! given the current situation). Just checking to see what builders/designs…

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RagRad
Mar 28, 2020 5:44 pm
VCM
VCM
28 March

Anyone installing Quantum Next gen range of Vinyl planks ?

Anyone installing Quantum Next gen range of Vinyl planks ?

Hi Bebbsy, Has your flooring arrived? And if so are you happy with it. I am looking at the Hinterland Blackbutt. Also would like to know how much you where quoted, …

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VCM
Mar 28, 2020 3:50 pm

Build progress during COVID

Build progress during COVID

Thanks Will start a thread when we break ground

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BROKEANDEXCITED
Mar 28, 2020 11:49 am

The garage doors went in this week, and the silicone around the tiles and benchtops. Still lots of fixups happening. The floor mounted bath taps in particular are giving…

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amilelka
Mar 28, 2020 11:35 am

Main floor tiles are done just need to be finished. We have our PCI appointment in three weeks! Anyone have any tips? Getting so close but have to hope this coronavirus…

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hayleyRetreat305
Mar 27, 2020 10:24 pm
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
27 March

Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD

Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD
QLD
1, 2

Thank you for posting the reply. Oh how I hope there's no delays!

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Harweeeee
Mar 27, 2020 4:04 pm
Harweeeee

Fewer tradies on-site today so we were allowed to visit. Front doors have been painted - main front door in lovely, glossy Monument Granny flat front door. This pic…

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Hillsbuilds
Mar 27, 2020 1:53 pm
Chiz
Chiz
27 March

Volume Builder Free Site Inspection

Volume Builder Free Site Inspection

Thank you both for the replies. Sounds like it will be worthwhile meeting with their construction reps.

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Chiz
Mar 27, 2020 7:47 am
Deeralexx
Deeralexx
26 March

Building with Allcastle

Building with Allcastle
NSW

Hi Tiger, I just accepted tender with Allcastle (Sydney Hills area) The $499 basically get you the preliminary site survey (contour survey?), which they will work out…

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Deeralexx
Mar 26, 2020 11:46 pm
rum_home
rum_home
26 March

Final Inspection & outstanding defects - Metricon Metro VIC

Final Inspection & outstanding defects - Metricon Metro VIC
VIC

Yeah, I've had multiple site staff throughout my build. 2 months is a long time, where are you building? Yeah, I rarely get any responses from staff and no options to…

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rum_home
Mar 26, 2020 3:10 pm
rum_home
Brahma Bull
Brahma Bull
26 March

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 64, 65, 66

Yeah you're not the only one. I am unsure of why these developers insist on timber. The problem is, if it's a proper lapped and capped timber fence AND is stained with a…

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Brahma Bull
Mar 26, 2020 12:36 am
Brahma Bull

Feature brickwork fixed.

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TaylorAshlee
Mar 25, 2020 10:49 pm
StephPont
StephPont
25 March

Coral homes waterfall island bench top gap

Coral homes waterfall island bench top gap

Thanks guys! I appreciate it. I think we were mainly worried cause there was a lot of push back around Getting them to even come back to silicon it (even though they say…

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StephPont
Mar 25, 2020 2:05 pm
Ekajpp123
Ekajpp123
25 March

Is this asbestos

Is this asbestos

Hello, Just wondering if anyone could make a determination whether this may be asbestos or not. Cheers

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Ekajpp123
Mar 25, 2020 11:39 am

What Were Your Site Costs?

What Were Your Site Costs?

Hey Mitchetto Welcome to the forum This has been discussed week in, week out and to no avail, site work cost is a hot topic The issues as i see it are: 1.What are you…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 25, 2020 10:31 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Leeota
Leeota
25 March

Thomas Archer - Advice

Thomas Archer - Advice
VIC

How have you found everything so far? It’s such uncertain times at the moment ☹️

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Leeota
Mar 25, 2020 5:28 am
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GrahamB
Mar 24, 2020 10:39 pm
GrahamB
GrahamB
24 March

is this normal in slab

is this normal in slab
NSW

doesn't look correct, if you look at the photo from D and C house, they have transitioned the DEB with the natural slope of the land, your one seems to stop abruptly and…

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GrahamB
Mar 24, 2020 10:34 pm
Littlegem
Littlegem
24 March

Grout issue Montgomery Homes and Tile Direct

Grout issue Montgomery Homes and Tile Direct

Advise them you will be putting a bad review on product review.com.au if it’s not rectified

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Littlegem
Mar 24, 2020 7:51 pm
TGH115
TGH115
24 March

Stormwater design

Stormwater design
NSW

I did not proceed with CH a few years ago as they refused to include OSD in the contact due to uncertainty. Another builder sourced two OSD designs for me which were both…

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TGH115
Mar 24, 2020 6:42 pm

After a few more rounds of slashing weeds and cleaning up, we have a temporary fence and portable loo on-site! It really is such a small difference but it feels like such…

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r_13
Mar 24, 2020 4:03 pm
r_13

Prelining pics of shower cubicle in ensuite: Yes you're correct only exterior walls are insulated, the walls in between bedrooms etc dont require insulation per se. I…

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ourrawsonbalmoral38
Mar 24, 2020 3:03 pm
dulie
dulie
24 March

Building Liberty 40 with provincial facade

Building Liberty 40 with provincial facade
NSW

Tuning in for updates. Looking forward to seeing it all come together.

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dulie
Mar 24, 2020 1:02 pm
dulie
worldofmud
worldofmud
24 March

$20,000 engineering placed on contract after soil tests (p).

$20,000 engineering placed on contract after soil tests (p).

You may be being a little harsh on the geo testing firm -it sounds more likely that they provide soil testing to allow site and slab class in terms of AS2870. In terms…

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worldofmud
Mar 24, 2020 1:22 am
MissM
MissM
23 March

Metricon Build: Advice on DIY

Metricon Build: Advice on DIY
NSW

Thanks for that. I haven’t been to Studio M yet but we are on a budget of about 650-670,000. My land size is 1 acre (4000 sq m). And I upgraded the windows on both…

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MissM
Mar 23, 2020 10:16 pm
MissM
DanC
DanC
23 March

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi Alymei, I actually used Stormy Shadow on an investment house last year, I’m thinking this house is a shade or two darker.

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DanC
Mar 23, 2020 9:24 pm
Venusmarz
Venusmarz
23 March

Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

All good here.. hope you are well

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Venusmarz
Mar 23, 2020 3:53 pm
nm1982
nm1982
23 March

Building a Clarendon Boston - Show us your mods!

Building a Clarendon Boston - Show us your mods!

We are in the planning stage of a Boston 42 and we are looking for inspiration in what mods people have done to their bostons. We ave a few ideas but would love to see…

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nm1982
Mar 23, 2020 6:12 am
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luxbuild
Mar 23, 2020 12:44 am

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