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Mamz
Mamz
21 October

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

This is what our facade will look like (thanks to the awesomeness of New Home Visuals!). External colours was something I really struggled with - and until I'd seen…

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Mamz
Oct 21, 2019 2:29 pm
Mamz
melfordgurl
melfordgurl
19 October

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 31, 32, 33

We visit every day. mainly to check to make sure all the doors are locked up. even from the beginning of the build, we were there everyday. we currently live around…

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melfordgurl
Oct 19, 2019 10:07 pm
Bespokebuilding
Bespokebuilding
14 October

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 55, 56, 57

SaveH2O, You have nailed it! I was looking for AS/3500. Thank you Regards, Dan Www.bespokebuildingconsultants.com.au Instagram @bespokebuildingconsultants

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Bespokebuilding
Oct 14, 2019 7:05 am
Bespokebuilding

Hi See attached photos. All external walls are from structural 140mm timber with EPS panels with fibre cement sheets. As the external walls are constrcuted all the…

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Momarvel
Oct 24, 2019 2:54 pm

Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Start here for feedback and questions.

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triquee79
Oct 24, 2019 2:22 pm

JG King- Ballarat, new home build

JG King- Ballarat, new home build

Looking good, very exciting times being so close to move in day :)

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gillybean
Oct 24, 2019 1:54 pm
gillybean

Bridgetown 43 - McDonald Jones Homes

Bridgetown 43 - McDonald Jones Homes

There is also some interesting discussion a saw in product review about McDonald Jones Homes.

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Norfolk
Oct 24, 2019 1:51 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 35, 36, 37

We are building in the Norwest area, Malibu. We had JT then RF and now MS.

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MickeyDonald
Oct 24, 2019 1:00 pm

Nah not that wise. Just knew my site has access issues which had the potential to blow out. I think good planning by my SS helped especially when there were a few weeks…

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Manhattan52
Oct 24, 2019 12:58 pm
Manhattan52

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 424, 425, 426

So you paid yours blackcat20? Mine is only $34 but wanted to check.

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shokel1975
Oct 24, 2019 12:02 pm
shokel1975

Loft style homes by New Generations? WA

Loft style homes by New Generations? WA
WA

Irrespective, of who you choose to build with It's always advisable to analyse their build and costs before you commit... How do you know you will be getting the best…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 24, 2019 11:56 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Firstyle Home - Marsden Park

Firstyle Home - Marsden Park

The flooring is done by Abruzzo Ceramic tiles, and you can visit their showroom at anytime. The sales people are very helpful and will guide you on the standard and…

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triquee79
Oct 24, 2019 11:54 am

Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Call All Inspect as soon as you know PCI date. All Inspect will take about 8 hours to prepare and send through the report. Clarendon will have 2 weeks from PCI for…

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Rhetti
Oct 24, 2019 11:16 am
Rhetti

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Oh it's just a dji mavic pro fly more combo. Got it like 2 years back for like $1400? It should be cheaper now. The newer versions are quite a bit better. You'll need to…

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Freak_Zombie
Oct 24, 2019 9:00 am

Piercing advise

Piercing advise

Site-cost is a generic all-encompassing term and not limited to piering alone. Any comparison without knowing other variable would be meaningless.

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IamSAM
Oct 24, 2019 8:08 am
IamSAM

Our KDR Project - Canberra

Our KDR Project - Canberra
ACT
1, 2

Thanks algernon, I wouldn't say smooth sail, quite a few variations, and a few last-minute rushed decisions, but overall happy with the final finished product. Knockdown…

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ligongl
Oct 23, 2019 9:47 pm
ligongl
Ronny
Ronny
17 h

Austral Bricks - The Avenue Range

Austral Bricks - The Avenue Range

Hi, Our builder is giving us only Everyday range , but I like The Avenue range especially Startton. I can pay for upgrade which will be very less. Did anyone use The…

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Ronny
Oct 23, 2019 9:44 pm
Ronny
Ronny
17 h

Austral - Daniel Robertson Stratton bricks?

Austral - Daniel Robertson Stratton bricks?

Hi, Did you end up selecting Startton or Maddox from The Avenue range ? Howz your experience ? Kindly share. Thanks, Ron

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Ronny
Oct 23, 2019 9:41 pm
JulieU
JulieU
18 h

Shower mixer tap touching shower frame...thoughts?

Shower mixer tap touching shower frame...thoughts?

Should have been picked up and moved before waterproofing. Plumbers stuffed up first but the waterproofer also didn’t bother checking .

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JulieU
Oct 23, 2019 8:53 pm

Site Cut HELP!!!

Site Cut HELP!!!

Hi Congrats on the purchase and now begins the journey of building! Have you ad a feature survey done? The pics you have shown for your lot, is provided by the…

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Blacktea2sugars
Oct 23, 2019 8:30 pm
Blacktea2sugars

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW
1, 2, 3

Good to hear! It looks really bad on anything other than a dark background colour!

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Huhness
Oct 23, 2019 8:11 pm
Huhness

Which floor plan would you choose to build ?

Which floor plan would you choose to build ?
NSW

I prefer the Domaine floor plan... its more open and flows nicer. You could also make the MPR a study :)

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ST-Hardy
Oct 23, 2019 7:46 pm
ST-Hardy
Kerri0909
Kerri0909
Yesterday

Sand removal

Sand removal

We own a block where at least two of our neighbors builders did this to us - of course we have no clue who it was as we were overseas for several years - it has cost us a…

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Kerri0909
Oct 23, 2019 2:04 pm
SejaeD
SejaeD
Yesterday

Brick Issue with new house, rendering whole house, re-bricki

Brick Issue with new house, rendering whole house, re-bricki

I HAVE THE PERFECT SOLUTION!! Pulling the bricks off is a near impossible and if you dont like render then brick biscuits are the way to go. We are using them on an…

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SejaeD
Oct 23, 2019 11:01 am
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
Yesterday

Common trench for services

Common trench for services

Hi, can anyone advise how it worked on their own new build with trenching from the house to the road for water supply, sewage pipes, stormwater pipes, electricity, phone…

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Bebbsy
Oct 23, 2019 9:28 am

slab photos for your comments please

slab photos for your comments please

Hi Superfly1130 I am sorry you missed this post here It's always advisable to check all elemental stages ie, footings/Slab,…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 23, 2019 8:59 am
StructuralBIMGuy
circaten
circaten
Yesterday

Question Regarding Variations/Discontinued Appliances

Question Regarding Variations/Discontinued Appliances

Hi guys, hope someone might be able to help me out here! We have just been told by our builder that the range hood model we selected/upgraded to during selections has…

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circaten
Oct 23, 2019 7:59 am
jm_928
jm_928
Yesterday

NBN Connection Process

NBN Connection Process

I have recently built a house in an area with FTTP NBN and have been having challenges with NBN connectivity and was interested in other peoples's experiences. Although it…

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jm_928
Oct 23, 2019 7:58 am

Accidentally meet our plasterer on the weekend. He dropped by to scope the work. Our upper floor truss is completed and the plasterers were there today to render the…

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LOL2000
Oct 22, 2019 11:51 pm
LOL2000
LOL2000
23 October

New home build - Custom Design WA

New home build - Custom Design WA
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Looking good amileka.

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LOL2000
Oct 22, 2019 11:23 pm
chekii
chekii
22 October

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth
WA
1, 2

Thanks for the response. Your house is beautiful and love your facade! Similar colour choice to ours. Yeh their service has been great so far, when we have an issue they…

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chekii
Oct 22, 2019 10:48 pm

Sharing which might be one of my last updates. Here's the timeline so far: 23-Apr - Loan approval 01-May - Land settlement 14-Jun - Construction…

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SilentChaos
Oct 22, 2019 10:34 pm

Future proofing your home with Smart Lighting Control

Future proofing your home with Smart Lighting Control
1, 2

Ctec also has smart cutrain/shutter/blind switch. Watch this video and see how our customer controls his roller shutter via Google…

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CTEC Smart Homes
Oct 22, 2019 10:29 pm
CTEC Smart Homes
Ronny
Ronny
22 October

Building new home

Building new home

Yes, I am building with same builder. So far so good.

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Ronny
Oct 22, 2019 7:48 pm
hellcat
hellcat
22 October

Reward Homes - Afford Assist Scheme

Reward Homes - Afford Assist Scheme
NSW

me too looking for the same?

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hellcat
Oct 22, 2019 6:30 pm
hellcat
hellcat
22 October

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone
NSW

Hello, I am chasing the same to get an idea about this builder?

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hellcat
Oct 22, 2019 6:03 pm
Gio_aus
Gio_aus
22 October

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 58, 59, 60

Yes, somewhat close to reserve.

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Gio_aus
Oct 22, 2019 3:50 pm

Carlisle Homes - Easy Living Tennyson 25

Carlisle Homes - Easy Living Tennyson 25
VIC

Hi , How was your experience with Carlisle easy…

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ankit.sharma.1987
Oct 22, 2019 10:43 am
shokel1975
shokel1975
22 October

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Macher, our brick shed is 6m x 4m with slab, power, lighting, swing door, window and roller door. $15,500 (excluding later upgrades for bricks and colorbond).

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shokel1975
Oct 22, 2019 9:41 am
shokel1975
Boro
Boro
22 October

Distance between House and Pool

Distance between House and Pool

in my case it will be over 3M from the closes point of the house. I am told we don't need any additional protection.

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Boro
Oct 22, 2019 7:47 am
erikaom
erikaom
21 October

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Domaine is saying that by installing solar panels in the future, it will void the roof warranty...and that it is up to the solar company to ensure the weight of the panels…

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erikaom
Oct 21, 2019 8:31 pm
storewallAU
storewallAU
21 October

Thomas Archer, GJ Gardner (Inner East)

Thomas Archer, GJ Gardner (Inner East)

Not yet still evaluating our options. I am speaking to about 4 of them and continue to do so.

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storewallAU
Oct 21, 2019 7:26 pm
storewallAU
Bespokebuilding
Bespokebuilding
21 October

Coral Homes No Caesarstone

Coral Homes No Caesarstone

Hi Brayton, Is there anything else you can cut out? Downgrade appliances? Maybe delete the rendering off the facade. Not having the stone in the wet areas isn't the end…

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Bespokebuilding
Oct 21, 2019 7:08 pm
Bespokebuilding
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
21 October

Steel frames - Coral homes

Steel frames - Coral homes
QLD

Our neighbors have a steel frame home and it is noisy but a different sound to those videos. Apparently it is the steel expanding and contracting. We can hear it from our…

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Tamara1975
Oct 21, 2019 5:21 pm
Farm Lass
Farm Lass
21 October

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD
QLD
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Hi Em-n-Craig I would love to see your modified floor plan. Unfortunately for some I can’t see it in this post? 🤷🏼‍♀️

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Farm Lass
Oct 21, 2019 1:36 pm
shokel1975
shokel1975
21 October

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 23, 24, 25

No word yet! We were told handover would probably be end of this month, but I am thinking it will be at least a week later. Fingers crossed! We are planning to do a…

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shokel1975
Oct 21, 2019 12:38 pm
shokel1975
summer888
summer888
21 October

Granvue Builders

Granvue Builders
VIC

Hi everyone, I am new in H1,I am overseas and would like to go with Granvue.I am looking at building Flint 28 in Greenvale. However the quote of site cost is higher than…

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summer888
Oct 21, 2019 11:50 am

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