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JenBarber
JenBarber
29 May

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
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Love the cladding and grey tones are gorgeous.

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JenBarber
May 29, 2019 9:19 am
JenBarber

How often do you visit your site?

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

We live 5 mins away and I drive past each day as school drop off is 400m down the road. It has been handy to keep an eye on progress - especially when I got an email from…

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shokel1975
May 02, 2019 11:42 am
shokel1975
Stewie D
Stewie D
17 June

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 54, 55, 56

We have one of the older V8 Dysons and while it's a great little machine for a quick vac, I don't think if you're looking at doing a comprehensive vacuum of the floor the…

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Stewie D
Jun 17, 2019 2:46 pm
cag57
cag57
15 m

Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

very wide block. Our block is 20m so we want to stretch a design fairly wide too. Fingers crossed you have a good run with weather through…

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cag57
Jun 19, 2019 1:40 pm
Forg
Forg
47 m

Block Size

Block Size

You need to trawl through the sites of all the project home builders for your area, and find designs which are as close to square at the front as possible & which are 14m…

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Forg
Jun 19, 2019 1:08 pm

Building on a sloping block

Building on a sloping block

Retaining wall back 22metresx1.9 Sides 10metres sliding from1.9-30cms X2 cost 20000 Driveway 6800.

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Joker
Jun 19, 2019 12:42 pm

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - South Ripley

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - South Ripley
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

In our last house we had problems with our dishwasher leaking so had to pull it out several times before finally buying a new one. So a bit unsure whether to put vinyl…

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Bebbsy
Jun 19, 2019 11:23 am

Tips on building & private inspectors

Tips on building & private inspectors
VIC

I'm afraid I'm going to have to eat my words above in post 2. I stand corrected by Building Expert. In Victoria now in order to register as a Building Inspector, either…

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Liliana
Jun 19, 2019 10:09 am

South East Melbourne New Build

South East Melbourne New Build

Hey Guys! I have searched prior to writing this but if I missed something feel free to link me to read rather than rehashing a convo. Im building the Sacramento with…

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Moosie
Jun 19, 2019 10:06 am

Some progress out the front. Garden edging done, path done and letterbox well underway. The letterbox design was inspired by a recent trip to San Fran. It will have a…

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MrsJM
Jun 19, 2019 7:00 am
MrsJM

Name your top 3 house plan | Single Storey

Name your top 3 house plan | Single Storey
VIC

Until you have completed all selections at Studio M you don’t know what the final cost would be if not signed up I would chose another builder after experience we have had

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Tim65
Jun 19, 2019 6:36 am
Tim65

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Day 5 - one of our downlight is not working in hallway that we supplied from Beacon Lighting 🤦‍♀️ Driveway is completed but I havent still unpacked 🤪

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MrsAJ
Jun 19, 2019 5:39 am

Bricks were finished yesterday with the exception of the feature piece at the front. Bricky will come back and do think tomorrow. Cladding should go on tomorrow too.…

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alymei
Jun 19, 2019 3:38 am

Newport Primeline vs Scyon Linea & Dulux Tranquil Retreat

Newport Primeline vs Scyon Linea & Dulux Tranquil Retreat

Hi D and C House, I dont think there is any insulation benefit, aesthetically the Scyon Linea looks heaps better but that comes at a cost, roughly the Linea is 40% more…

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Doozer1905
Jun 18, 2019 8:08 pm

June 18 - Shower screen, mirrors and sliding doors installed

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thme
Jun 18, 2019 7:35 pm
Bubs
Bubs
19 h

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW
1 ... 785, 786, 787

We are building a Verdelho twist in the shire. Formwork is down, slab hopefully this week, fingers crossed with the weather.

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Bubs
Jun 18, 2019 6:54 pm
no_epp
no_epp
20 h

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
VIC
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any Stages 30, 40 and 41 aurora epping. ours is in stage 51 yet to be released.

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no_epp
Jun 18, 2019 6:05 pm
41202
41202
20 h

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?
VIC

is anyone know how long for the sunset on the contract?I can't wait

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41202
Jun 18, 2019 5:57 pm
41202

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 54, 55, 56

No we haven't yet moved further with any builder. We will do so once we can settle on exactly what we are looking for in a plan. Thanks for letting me know that Uniluxe…

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Icthys99
Jun 18, 2019 5:25 pm

Two Wells Dechellis Build

Two Wells Dechellis Build
SA
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Looks amazing, but how frustrating that there were so many niggly things not fixed! Hope it is all rectified for you FAST!

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Iguanatan
Jun 18, 2019 5:07 pm

Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

We have room, and we’ll probably have to have something like that. One neighbour has motorised roll up blinds. My main issue is how they look - the house is ‘maritime…

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TheGodwit
Jun 18, 2019 2:14 pm
ASJ1981
ASJ1981
Yesterday

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 738, 739, 740

hello plz read my blog:

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ASJ1981
Jun 18, 2019 1:53 pm
ASJ1981
MichelleK
MichelleK
Yesterday

Domaine homes by clerondon

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

Hi, We were quoted $15k and it was actually less than that. However until they actually do a contour of your block its just a guess. Our neighbours blew out to $30k,…

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MichelleK
Jun 18, 2019 1:05 pm
Margaret M
Margaret M
Yesterday

Coral site prep costs at Elimbah?

Coral site prep costs at Elimbah?

Hi has anyone here built at Elimbah (Madison Ridge Estate) and if so can they give me an idea of site prep costs or what the soil test results were? Thanks in advance. :)

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Margaret M
Jun 18, 2019 9:54 am

Frame stage is almost complete.. We received the invoice for frame stage today and inspection is arranged for tomorrow. :)

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Ramee
Jun 17, 2019 9:29 pm
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
17 June

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades
QLD
1, 2

Yes totally agree with what the builder has said, the stormwater was a closed system, the concretor has cut that closed system when installing the grates. It's not an…

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Doozer1905
Jun 17, 2019 8:12 pm
ssvdara
ssvdara
17 June

Metronest Homes

Metronest Homes

Guys, After Reviewing so many active topics and gaining knowledge on various topics, thought I will post my experience building a house as ‘Journey with Metronest…

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ssvdara
Jun 17, 2019 4:56 pm

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Yes, for anyone looking at a project home, should allow at least 100k for extras with the building company when looking at finances etc. Then another 100k for all the…

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coppersmith
Jun 17, 2019 4:40 pm

Building with 8 Homes (Vic)

Building with 8 Homes (Vic)

Is anyone else building with 8 homes? We started our build process in around July last year and are having so many problems. We have been at the lockup stage since…

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ItTinglesss
Jun 17, 2019 3:13 pm
devh
devh
17 June

Calculation of liquidated damages

Calculation of liquidated damages
VIC

Thanks for reply. If bulding commission not doing anything. I thing its better I should go to VCAT. Any way my no is 0447861214. If need to contact in future.

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devh
Jun 17, 2019 12:58 pm

JG King- Ballarat, new home build

JG King- Ballarat, new home build

Hello everyone, Due to some delays regarding finance there has been a lengthy delay in getting the build started. As of last week, finance is all done and the job is…

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experience88
Jun 17, 2019 11:41 am
Yara
Yara
17 June

2019 Interim Occupation Certificate with a Pool questions

2019 Interim Occupation Certificate with a Pool questions
NSW

It's different depending on what was approved in your development application. Say in my one. None of those are required except pool fencing. During interim, I can get…

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Yara
Jun 17, 2019 8:57 am
Norfolk
Norfolk
17 June

New home building inspector required

New home building inspector required

Typically it’s per working day, excluding holidays and weekends. Make sure you understand your true costs of any delays like rent and interest, storage etc. the builder…

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Norfolk
Jun 17, 2019 8:05 am
SergioBris
SergioBris
17 June

Plan designs Balcony - upper floor

Plan designs Balcony - upper floor
QLD

Hi there, Would you be able to reccomend a design from builders building in QLD? We have views at the rear of our block and are looking for a home design/floor plan…

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SergioBris
Jun 17, 2019 7:31 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
17 June

are brick infills required when rendering?

are brick infills required when rendering?
VIC

Make sure if you pull out of brick infills , that you enquire about the finish. When we switched to blue board for the same reason, I made the builder note on the…

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MrsJM
Jun 17, 2019 4:12 am
MrsJM
Reiri36
Reiri36
17 June

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Looks beautiful!

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Reiri36
Jun 17, 2019 2:29 am
catelise
catelise
16 June

Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)

Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)
SA
1, 2

Was there anything you wished you’d changed but hadn’t? How are you going furnishing the place? Feel like I’m going to need a lot of new furniture lol

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catelise
Jun 16, 2019 8:17 pm

Building Inspector - how many & what stage

Building Inspector - how many & what stage
1, 2

Indemnity (any type of) insurance is going thru the roof The big boys generally are given a better/sweeter deal... LOL Guaranteed by the tax payers

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 16, 2019 8:05 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

They are called greenwood griege

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Melos
Jun 16, 2019 5:40 pm

This is M doing a second coat of stain.

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Renman
Jun 16, 2019 3:53 pm
Renman

PAINT COLOURS After talking to our painter Friday about colours we went and checked out his own build (currently being painted). He had…

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darb74
Jun 16, 2019 12:14 pm
darb74
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
16 June

First Build - GJ Gardners Custom Rural 255 - Totally Off-Gri

First Build - GJ Gardners Custom Rural 255 - Totally Off-Gri
NSW

That you are in your early 20s and have built this beautiful house in a lovely rural setting, that is a huge achievement. You should be feeling very proud.

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Bebbsy
Jun 16, 2019 11:31 am

Our kitchen, bulkheads and bathroom vanity with stone has arrived.

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NathanRetreat298
Jun 16, 2019 7:55 am
NathanRetreat298
AR3128
AR3128
15 June

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi There should be a section in the contract called liquidated damages. also see how many days they allowed for the build, should be at the front of the contract…

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AR3128
Jun 15, 2019 9:31 pm
natpow
natpow
15 June

building with mcdonald jones... yay or nay?

building with mcdonald jones... yay or nay?

We are looking at MJH now and have been offered 20k in the design studio etc. anyone elSe hold off. Our block is about 4 months from registration. We never locked In…

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natpow
Jun 15, 2019 9:22 pm

14/6/2019: Fixing inspection takes place with a new inspector as well as a new supervisor. I learn that the previous supervisor has been…

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onlyann
Jun 15, 2019 1:40 pm
r_13
r_13
15 June

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified
VIC
1, 2, 3

Looking good! It's so exciting to see it taking shape. :)

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r_13
Jun 15, 2019 1:37 pm
r_13

Build Feed: Hallmark Homes - Vouge 298 - Caboolture QLD

Build Feed: Hallmark Homes - Vouge 298 - Caboolture QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3

Day 61 Yesterday; Bricks to the eaves hight were completed and most of the window sills were done. And ... Kitchen and laundry cabinets were installed.

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NathanRetreat298
Jun 15, 2019 9:47 am
NathanRetreat298

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