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andycoles2019
andycoles2019
13 August

Show us your facade...

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

Just thinking that its better to share this home design in a video type. The design is called, Eclipse with Liner…

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andycoles2019
Aug 13, 2019 7:34 pm
andycoles2019
Hoovyendy
Hoovyendy
30 July

How often do you visit your site?

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

We visit at least once a week. Although we are moving to the estate soon, so I expect we would visit most days.

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Hoovyendy
Jul 30, 2019 4:59 pm
Hoovyendy
Hoovyendy
Hoovyendy
30 July

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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always have heaps of power points in kitchen for all the appliances

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Hoovyendy
Jul 30, 2019 4:56 pm
Hoovyendy
Forg
Forg
3 m

renovation or KDR?

renovation or KDR?
NSW

I can't recommend because I don't know your situation, but we had the same dilemma & decided to KDR as well. Even spending all that money, you end-up with a compromised…

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Forg
Aug 19, 2019 7:36 am

What is this motor on my home

What is this motor on my home
QLD

Thanks mate it should be spa pump.

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Clean
Aug 19, 2019 6:12 am

Custom design, tender to small builders

Custom design, tender to small builders

Hi guys, recently asked few questions here and all got good advice. Thank you. Can anyone share some experience with tender and build with small builders. I would like…

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JW001
Aug 19, 2019 12:30 am

Custom design

Custom design

Agree. Will be safe if get it in writing with builder.

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JW001
Aug 18, 2019 11:26 pm

Do the internals by myself

Do the internals by myself

Depending on state, but in Western Australia you couldn't do it, it has to be fit for occupancy which is the same as a certificate of occupancy (just dont get a…

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Doozer1905
Aug 18, 2019 10:29 pm
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LizLee
Aug 18, 2019 8:56 pm
GLO
GLO
11 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hey Mish018, Got any newer photos of your maple stain and finished stair case? What finish is used on the side?

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GLO
Aug 18, 2019 8:16 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 744, 745, 746

When we checked the house,the door was not locked! And we just go inside ti have a look 🤫🤫exciting Taking shape!! Hope you’re happy. How are you getting…

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melindaz
Aug 18, 2019 8:12 pm

Tender presentation with Hall & Hart

Tender presentation with Hall & Hart

Hi Amanda, How the progress of your build going, Are you building Elyse ? TIA, VS

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V.Aus2013
Aug 18, 2019 7:53 pm

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
1 ... 4, 5, 6

I see! Thanks for the heads up! Was as the home show in Melbourne just now. Quite surprised, some of the decking options and glass fencing was a lot more reasonable…

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Freak_Zombie
Aug 18, 2019 1:29 pm
Jaredg
Jaredg
21 h

First home build advise!

First home build advise!

Hi guys, Me and my partner are looking at building a Double Storey 29-33 sq home soon around the Clyde north area on a 350-400m2 block. I was hoping to get some…

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Jaredg
Aug 18, 2019 11:05 am
steel
steel
21 h

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

panel with suspended concrete floor Outside noise and heat was a worry for me. I upgraded…

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steel
Aug 18, 2019 10:29 am
darb74
darb74
22 h

Which builder is good in Bendigo for house and land packages

Which builder is good in Bendigo for house and land packages

hi, best thing to do is try and find some people who have built (or currently building) with some companies and gauge actual customer experience directly. If you purely…

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darb74
Aug 18, 2019 9:26 am
darb74

WA Demolish and Build - Ben Trager

WA Demolish and Build - Ben Trager

hi All, We're finally at construction stage and very excited to see progress. Slab will be poured next Monday.

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imprinting
Aug 18, 2019 9:12 am

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 574, 575, 576

Hi, Can anyone tell me if Coral alfresco slab, when coral are doing the tiling if this should include tiles on the sides? Our build is nearing completion and the site…

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shinslinger66
Aug 18, 2019 8:52 am
Rhetti
Rhetti
23 h

land elevation brisbane

land elevation brisbane

If you're building a new house in the Brisbane City Council local government area you can construct retaining and filling without requiring planning approval where it is a…

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Rhetti
Aug 18, 2019 8:45 am
Rhetti

KDR Inner West Melbourne

KDR Inner West Melbourne
VIC

Hi Comet Welcome to the forum Builders are slashing prices and its a great time to build hopefully you'll get what you want at a great price. $3-4K should also get you the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 18, 2019 8:16 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Had the Practical Completion Inspection which I have to say was a bit odd because still so many things around the kitchen to install. No appliances, no hot water system,…

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ben888
Aug 18, 2019 12:23 am
ben888
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
Yesterday

Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Nice, I like the hallway joinery especially. Provides a great landing spot for when coming in the front door.

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Hillsbuilds
Aug 17, 2019 8:06 pm
DaniB
DaniB
17 August

Carpet area around bar fridge

Carpet area around bar fridge

Yes I agree, thanks.

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DaniB
Aug 17, 2019 7:14 pm
Lisadee
Lisadee
17 August

Balcony - with or without roof?

Balcony - with or without roof?

If you found you wanted protection you could perhaps use one of those wind out awnings, some of them actually look quite good these days. the beauty of that is that you…

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Lisadee
Aug 17, 2019 7:09 pm
Lisadee
gogo65
gogo65
17 August

How common is it to switch builders?

How common is it to switch builders?

Haha! Still working through our third design, but so far so good. Our price was per sqm which is equivalent to over 25k per sq 😳 We’ve paid out significant $$$ to…

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gogo65
Aug 17, 2019 7:00 pm
gogo65
Maris
Maris
17 August

Metricon Denver 45

Metricon Denver 45
1, 2, 3

more on tiles

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Maris
Aug 17, 2019 4:47 pm
Maris
lozsyd
lozsyd
17 August

Clarendon Boston 35

Clarendon Boston 35
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi LOLZ I booked in the appointments ages ago even before we signed the contract hence why we could get them close together! Had our tiles appointment. FINALLY no…

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lozsyd
Aug 17, 2019 3:42 pm
ben888
ben888
16 August

Kitchenette upstairs

Kitchenette upstairs

I was in a display home recently with a friend and saw exactly this: I laughed and thought what a bad day it must be to need a coffee or beer straight before going into…

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ben888
Aug 16, 2019 11:02 pm
ben888
vhome
vhome
16 August

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

yeah that's great idea, we were thinking to do something similar along the driveway We would only have 1 mtr towards the same side as yours so not sure how wide that is…

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vhome
Aug 16, 2019 9:15 pm
Salfield
Salfield
16 August

Ducted air question

Ducted air question
NSW

Cheers mate.

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Salfield
Aug 16, 2019 8:48 pm
cory
cory
16 August

Valeco Homes

Valeco Homes
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

We are currently building with them and build has gone into snail pace since the changes.

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cory
Aug 16, 2019 4:17 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
16 August

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 103, 104, 105

holy guacamole! 70 lights?! Your electrical bill must be equivalent to my entire landscaping bill can’t wait to see it!

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MrsJM
Aug 16, 2019 3:27 pm
MrsJM
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
16 August

New home build - Custom Design WA

New home build - Custom Design WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Looks great! Our staff came down this week too but I can’t seem to get a good pic of our facade, as the construction fence gets in the way

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Hillsbuilds
Aug 16, 2019 1:25 pm

Loooong meeting with builder and various tradies on site today, to discuss electrical, plumbing, joinery, landscaping, flooring, jigsaw... This next pic might seem very…

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Hillsbuilds
Aug 16, 2019 1:20 pm

Wednesday and Thursday our WIR/Robes were installed. They'll be coming back next week to finish off a few small things. We also had some of our new furniture…

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TiredHalo
Aug 16, 2019 6:10 am
TiredHalo
jbarber
jbarber
15 August

Melbourne Water Permit Condition Change?

Melbourne Water Permit Condition Change?
VIC

Hoping someone here can assist :) My partner and i are looking to purchase a block of land which as a 2m wide easement on the east side of the block, which also happens to…

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jbarber
Aug 15, 2019 9:53 pm
Rhetti
Rhetti
15 August

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Portview 31

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Portview 31

I'm sorry to hear that mate.

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Rhetti
Aug 15, 2019 8:14 pm
Rhetti
Brayton
Brayton
15 August

Coral Homes No Caesarstone

Coral Homes No Caesarstone

Has anyone built with coral homes and chosen not to have caesarstone benches and vanities? We are trying to cut as much costs as possible so we can get the biggest house…

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Brayton
Aug 15, 2019 7:06 pm
Teeger
Teeger
15 August

Has anyone building with Austec Homes Statewide Pty Ltd

Has anyone building with Austec Homes Statewide Pty Ltd
NSW

Bumping this up, anyone build with Austec Homes Statewide ?

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Teeger
Aug 15, 2019 6:09 pm
gillybean
gillybean
15 August

JG King- Ballarat, new home build

JG King- Ballarat, new home build

That person didn’t actually build with JG, I think Classic Homes from memory did their build. Anyway, again I think they were mainly commenting on the finance side of…

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gillybean
Aug 15, 2019 5:08 pm
gillybean
rkoncept
rkoncept
15 August

Expansion joint in double storey house

Expansion joint in double storey house

Hi DaniB You should have an expansion joint in the stair void as it is a large surface area and will be prone to a bit of movement and vibration through walking up and…

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rkoncept
Aug 15, 2019 4:59 pm
ssvdara
ssvdara
15 August

Metronest Homes

Metronest Homes

Thank you..

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ssvdara
Aug 15, 2019 4:12 pm

Ensuite tiling Kitchen splashback (alot darker than we thought... hopefully it comes together when the stuff gets taken off the benchtop)

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alt
Aug 15, 2019 2:29 pm
alt
pnagella
pnagella
15 August

Simonds homes or Mojo homes

Simonds homes or Mojo homes
NSW

Good to know. Simonds have built several in Altrove and am sure u will be in safe hands. Be mindful of customisation which can make it complicated and delay the process.

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pnagella
Aug 15, 2019 1:22 pm
luxbuild
luxbuild
15 August

Rawson Windermere

Rawson Windermere
ACT
1, 2, 3

Rawson seem terrible at understanding aircon. We've had real troubles getting what should be a simple setup done. They could have added a slave controller, which is…

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luxbuild
Aug 15, 2019 11:03 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
15 August

Tips for first home buyers

Tips for first home buyers

There are people who can be bought for less than 30 pieces of silver.

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SaveH2O
Aug 15, 2019 9:12 am
SaveH2O
Salfield
Salfield
14 August

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

No. Someone needs to get up a ladder. Hardest bit is above the garage and they just poured the driveway so no one going on there for at least two weeks with a cherry…

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Salfield
Aug 14, 2019 2:39 pm
kdring
kdring
14 August

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
1 ... 169, 170, 171

I have few things to add that i hope will be useful. Structurally, from slab to framing they are high quality. There were the only few builders…

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kdring
Aug 14, 2019 2:28 pm
JustinY
JustinY
14 August

Building with Rawson - handover delay and delay fees?

Building with Rawson - handover delay and delay fees?
NSW

Yes exactly - the SS was making it sound like it was the payment delaying handover but my lender wasn't going to issue the final payment without the house having interim…

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JustinY
Aug 14, 2019 1:28 pm
KamadoJusto
KamadoJusto
14 August

Helpful tools for First home buyers

Helpful tools for First home buyers

Google docs - Google sheets - I’ve used sheets to keep track of every item and cost and what’s been paid and what hasn’t and when it was paid with receipt numbers.…

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KamadoJusto
Aug 14, 2019 12:44 pm

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