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Mamz
Mamz
21 October

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
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Title: Best Coffee shop in Amsterdam Description: Located in Amsterdam, this coffeeshop is relaxed and unpretentious, though it is by no means basic. Paintings and…

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Mamz
Oct 21, 2019 3:29 pm
Mamz

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Tamilnadu Govt Jobs Tn govt Jobs Tn jobs get free jobs alerts in your devices

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cornellengineers
Oct 25, 2019 5:41 pm
cornellengineers
bpratt
bpratt
9 November

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Nor have I. I do know in my old house because the cold water pipes inside the ceiling were mounted high, and therefore closer to the zincalume roof,…

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bpratt
Nov 09, 2019 10:32 am
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
50 m

Scratched window frames

Scratched window frames

Thx so much for that 😉

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Bebbsy
Nov 17, 2019 8:30 am

Standard Home Design Garage to Habitable Space

Standard Home Design Garage to Habitable Space

Hi All, I'm looking to build a new house with a rear loaded lot in Victoria. As rear loaded designs are limited. I'm looking at standard house designs (garage at front)…

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iammarlin
Nov 17, 2019 7:21 am
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Blacktea2sugars
Nov 16, 2019 8:55 pm
Blacktea2sugars

Visited the house today. No one was working so all the photos I took were from the outside. Having our tile meeting next week. Christmas/New Year shut down period is…

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chekii
Nov 16, 2019 2:15 pm

G.J. Gardner Bridgewater Modified build in QLD

G.J. Gardner Bridgewater Modified build in QLD
QLD

YAY ! We have formal approval for finance on our land, and pre-approval for the build. We have contacted GJ Gardner to draw up contracts, plans and specifications for the…

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Harweeeee
Nov 16, 2019 12:31 pm
Harweeeee

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Thanks SDS1 Much appreciated! I have kitchen and butlers pantry included plus the custom inclusions 40mm thk benchtop/ island, undermount sink, window splashback... just…

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HaminZa
Nov 16, 2019 9:44 am

I know when we were starting figuring out what we were looking at (vs what we could afford of course!), seeing what other people had spent really helped us in our…

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RobGee
Nov 16, 2019 8:01 am
RobGee
RobGee
Yesterday

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs
VIC
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I know when we were starting figuring out what we were looking at (vs what we could afford of course!), seeing what other people had spent really helped us in our…

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RobGee
Nov 16, 2019 7:58 am
RobGee
RobGee
Yesterday

Sherridon Mandalay 25 vs Porter Davis Midland 21

Sherridon Mandalay 25 vs Porter Davis Midland 21

Hi. We are building with PD. Not sure where you’ve gotten up to but thought I’d share. We originally looked at the Liverpool 25 but due to our block have ended up…

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RobGee
Nov 16, 2019 7:50 am
Doulton777
Doulton777
Yesterday

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
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I like it. It’s good to be different. Our house stands out too. Out of the whole street. It looks like a giant compare to the rest of the street. Did you spend much on…

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Doulton777
Nov 16, 2019 12:46 am
Doulton777
annakoh
annakoh
Yesterday

Leveling land to street level

Leveling land to street level
VIC

I’m looking to do a knockdown rebuild on my block which has about a 3.5m fall from front to back on a 650sqm block, sloping more from right to left. The build area…

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annakoh
Nov 15, 2019 9:50 pm
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
15 November

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat
NSW
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No, just in the bathrooms and laundry (which, along with a ceiling hung clothes airer, will double as a drying room on wet winter days!).

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Hillsbuilds
Nov 15, 2019 7:18 pm

This week the ground floor ceilings were painted and the doors primed. The tiling screed and waterproofing were done as well. The tiles have been delivered ready for our…

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amilelka
Nov 15, 2019 6:42 pm
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Bebbsy
Nov 15, 2019 5:15 pm
shokel1975
shokel1975
15 November

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
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It is definitely going to affect all builds. It will delay all handovers - but if people know they can organise the settlement to suit.

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shokel1975
Nov 15, 2019 3:25 pm
shokel1975
bestspecials
bestspecials
15 November

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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It was the MyAir Tablet on the wall. It just died, so they replaced it.

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bestspecials
Nov 15, 2019 1:44 pm
bestspecials
becks81
becks81
14 November

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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GLO you don’t have a picture do you?

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becks81
Nov 14, 2019 9:11 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
14 November

Looking for advice on a foundation issue

Looking for advice on a foundation issue

Here in WA the complaint is lodged with the Building Commission I believe in Vic it's the VBA though I may stand corrected. There appears to be a number of failings by…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 14, 2019 7:56 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
get2rush
get2rush
14 November

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?
VIC
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I don’t trust the developer anymore. They have been promising this from more than a year. I’ll wait for anything from my solicitor. Also, this a bad time for settling…

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get2rush
Nov 14, 2019 5:16 pm
KamadoJusto
KamadoJusto
14 November

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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No they won’t allow any extra trades outside their own and independent inspectors. I sat down with my sparky first. Went through the whole “this is everything I…

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KamadoJusto
Nov 14, 2019 1:52 pm
InvincibleInDN
InvincibleInDN
14 November

Interim Occupation Certificate NSW

Interim Occupation Certificate NSW

Got Hand over on 4 October 2019, but only got Interim OC but the its not due to driveway or landscaping. The condition for full OC doesn't talk about driveway or…

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InvincibleInDN
Nov 14, 2019 1:16 pm
InvincibleInDN
judder
judder
14 November

Floor waste pipe connected to the sides of the house

Floor waste pipe connected to the sides of the house

Really? I was told this was one of the things a lot of people either underestimate, forget or didn't even know existed unless they asked for it on the options list.…

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judder
Nov 14, 2019 1:12 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
14 November

Front Door Size

Front Door Size
NSW

Get the widest door you can. We opted for a 1200 pivot door to make a real statement. They go up to 1500, but it would cut into our louvre window at the side. If you…

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Blacktea2sugars
Nov 14, 2019 12:09 pm
Blacktea2sugars

Hi all, So far we have signed off to say no more structural changes and have our first appointment with the design studio coming up Our land size is narrow, 10m with a…

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stevenboh
Nov 14, 2019 12:03 am
Geney
Geney
13 November

Champion Homes

Champion Homes
NSW

We are building one of the big builders You hear their adverts on the radio every day. What happens is they get you to get emotionally attached to one of their top of the…

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Geney
Nov 13, 2019 8:11 pm
rilakbear
rilakbear
13 November

Waterproofing Particle Board Floors

Waterproofing Particle Board Floors

Hi all, I have particle boards installed in my second storey (green tongue) and would like to get them waterproofed before installing the carpet. There is a bathroom…

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rilakbear
Nov 13, 2019 4:16 pm
luxbuild
luxbuild
13 November

Who pays for the Building Surveyor?

Who pays for the Building Surveyor?

Where they organised by you/your bank or the builder? Normally the one the builder has is already paid by you in the contract, but the bank will charge you for their own…

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luxbuild
Nov 13, 2019 3:27 pm
lilaandco
lilaandco
13 November

Thomas Archer - Advice

Thomas Archer - Advice
VIC

Hello! We have just bought a block bayside Melbourne and are now in the process of finding a builder. We are looking at a 2 story 4 bedroom house. Our preference is to go…

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lilaandco
Nov 13, 2019 11:34 am
l_vanslyke
l_vanslyke
13 November

Termite systems - Coral homes Ripley

Termite systems - Coral homes Ripley
QLD

You're more than welcome! Let us know how you go.

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l_vanslyke
Nov 13, 2019 9:31 am
LOLZ
LOLZ
12 November

Clarendon Boston 35

Clarendon Boston 35
NSW
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Thank you ad0303! I’ve emailed my old CSC tonight. I don’t call my pre-construction CSC anymore because she has hardly ever returned my phone calls and I end up…

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LOLZ
Nov 12, 2019 11:27 pm

Is it recommended to get your own building inspector?

Is it recommended to get your own building inspector?
NSW

I agree with Jimboo above. For peace of mind we have also used Housepect and they are prompt

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Harrington Terrrace
Nov 12, 2019 8:22 pm
Harrington Terrrace
HaminZa
HaminZa
12 November

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
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Hi PBandJ93, I'm with ANZ. Sorry to hear... was hoping it wasn't the case for our area and I was certain min. 15k less with the recent sales but I can see now it depends…

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HaminZa
Nov 12, 2019 7:56 pm
Althom
Althom
12 November

Electrical Plan Critique/Help

Electrical Plan Critique/Help

What are you planning to put/do in your garage? You'll need one single powerpoint dedicated to your NBN connection. Then - clothes dryer, beer fridge, freezer, excercise…

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Althom
Nov 12, 2019 6:46 pm
Althom
Engineer
Engineer
12 November

Screw piles vs bored piers

Screw piles vs bored piers

It's so good to see you do your homework and understand everything - well done on the outcome.

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Engineer
Nov 12, 2019 2:16 pm
Engineer
Montu
Montu
12 November

Trim the eaves or get a smaller home

Trim the eaves or get a smaller home
NSW

Thanks that answers my question.

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Montu
Nov 12, 2019 1:52 pm
My_Dream_House
My_Dream_House
12 November

Building with MOMU @ Duncraig

Building with MOMU @ Duncraig

Hi Bobjain, I signed my PoP on 10th July. The slab is going to be laid this week. That would be about 18 weeks.

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My_Dream_House
Nov 12, 2019 12:47 pm
My_Dream_House
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theRealDeal
Nov 11, 2019 8:02 pm
Dan_S
Dan_S
11 November

Anyone built with Metro Homes NSW?

Anyone built with Metro Homes NSW?

Hi everyone, I have a block in Bardia and recently came across a builder called "Metro Homes NSW" while I was navigating through diffrent builders. Since there are no…

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Dan_S
Nov 11, 2019 2:57 pm
andyscl
andyscl
11 November

[COMPLETED] - Building Windsor 40 with Eden Brae (Caddens)

[COMPLETED] - Building Windsor 40 with Eden Brae (Caddens)
NSW
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Thank you very much for the prompt response. Also, thank you very much for the tips or items we should look out for. Very useful. Yes, we normally go there two or three…

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andyscl
Nov 11, 2019 12:59 pm
vuster
vuster
11 November

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Looking good Renman. Hopefully your landscaper issues have been sorted. My landscaper used a hand grinder to cut the bluestone pavers also. I wouldn't have a problem with…

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vuster
Nov 11, 2019 12:33 pm
vuster

The hedges and ficus plants have grown well:

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vuster
Nov 11, 2019 12:27 pm
vuster

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW
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Week 24: We met with our S/S today to go over a few things, and it seems the trades which were booked before the scaffolding came down never showed up to do their jobs…

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ourrawsonbalmoral38
Nov 11, 2019 10:16 am
KateAndDuke
KateAndDuke
11 November

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW
NSW
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Get a gooseneck tap for the laundry for sure. The place is looking fabulous. I love the Chifley bathroom layout. We stole that design for our ensuite in the Edge! The…

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KateAndDuke
Nov 11, 2019 7:34 am
KateAndDuke

We went away for a few weeks and came to this. Blog updated for those playing at home :)

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Trimega
Nov 10, 2019 4:42 pm
Sanders2
Sanders2
10 November

Metricon new build

Metricon new build

Metricon is project builder but not cheap at all !!! I was first with them but then pull out and currently build with custom builder and the price and process and quality…

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Sanders2
Nov 10, 2019 3:53 pm
Sanders2
Sanders2
10 November

Metricon advice

Metricon advice

I had technika in my old house that built by builder owner. I am very happy with their quality. I am currently building a new house with custom builder and choose technika…

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Sanders2
Nov 10, 2019 3:46 pm
shiraz.
shiraz.
10 November

Building at Clydesdale Estate Marsden Park

Building at Clydesdale Estate Marsden Park

We are going with Domaine Homes

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shiraz.
Nov 10, 2019 11:52 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
10 November

Studio on top of detached Garage - Bardia

Studio on top of detached Garage - Bardia

Here What's i haven't put up is the engineering, data and costs This project is currently in Plannings with a few modifications soon to commence

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 10, 2019 10:16 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Might be because I posted it a while ago, Here's another one

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em-n-craig
Nov 09, 2019 1:21 pm

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