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StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
21 April 2017

Retaining Walls

Retaining Walls
NSW

If its on the weather side you would do better to retain adjacent to the fence and away from your footings Sorry no photos..But I can recommend to others the correct…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 21, 2017 8:56 am
StructuralBIMGuy
SkyJay
SkyJay
21 April 2017

Our 1st build

Our 1st build
NSW

We are building our first home with Coral and have chosen the Casuarina 30. Our land has settled and we have just completed all our Tile, electrical and colour selections.…

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SkyJay
Apr 21, 2017 4:01 am
Noelle1986
Noelle1986
20 April 2017

Oracle platinum home Hamilton 257

Oracle platinum home Hamilton 257
QLD
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Chris the new construction manager hes great

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Noelle1986
Apr 20, 2017 7:47 pm
algernon
algernon
20 April 2017

Personalised Plans - Help - Lower Chittering Build

Personalised Plans - Help - Lower Chittering Build
WA

Maybe you can talk to him about the square house - there's a little bit more work involved with hips/valleys, but it's generally not significant in terms of a house cost -…

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algernon
Apr 20, 2017 2:18 pm
sencillez
sencillez
20 April 2017

Building a Sandringham by Porter Davis

Building a Sandringham by Porter Davis
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi newhouse101, would you mind sharing the facade name of your sandringham? Thanks in advance :)

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sencillez
Apr 20, 2017 9:46 am

Street Appeal was one thing that was really important to us, We decided to choose the Torquay Facade. We almost chose the Burleigh Facade but I wasn't a fan of the three…

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keepitreal
Apr 20, 2017 9:26 am
mrsdoe
mrsdoe
19 April 2017

Few minor issues with build in Aveley

Few minor issues with build in Aveley
WA

I don't like the look of that timber beam either, that's an awful big defect in the timber I'd be getting a registered builder to do an inspection of the roof…

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mrsdoe
Apr 19, 2017 10:23 pm
mrsdoe
rsanand
rsanand
19 April 2017

how to find information related to Storm-water drain depth,

how to find information related to Storm-water drain depth,
VIC

Thanks fortunately there is a company that the builders use to collect all those information on behalf of the builder, the information was delayed, it arrived couple of…

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rsanand
Apr 19, 2017 6:41 pm
cbboy
cbboy
19 April 2017

Simon Homes

Simon Homes
VIC

Had the worst experience with this mob. My advice to people is stay away. Their finishes and quality are cheap, they dont return to fix defects and qualifications of their…

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cbboy
Apr 19, 2017 12:09 pm
Spooky8080
Spooky8080
18 April 2017

Garage Door opener

Garage Door opener
NSW

Just wondering what brand/model garage door opener does clarendon use.

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Spooky8080
Apr 18, 2017 10:47 pm
Vocalstar
Vocalstar
18 April 2017

Anyone tried Aussie Drain Mate/Grate Seal/Dekfit Grate Mate?

Anyone tried Aussie Drain Mate/Grate Seal/Dekfit Grate Mate?
VIC

The best long term simple solution is "Ezydrain" it not only blocks the smells it kills the diseases that is created and also cleans the pipe walls over time from debris…

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Vocalstar
Apr 18, 2017 7:55 pm
Fullback15
Fullback15
18 April 2017

State Demolition review

State Demolition review
NSW

is this claim still active/pending?.. i would love to add my name to the list. Don't care too much about the $$, just want to see them held accountable. Our job was also…

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Fullback15
Apr 18, 2017 7:30 pm
Fullback15
Fullback15
18 April 2017

Anyone with Fowler Homes

Anyone with Fowler Homes
NSW

Hi Lemans, I normally go straight to Frank (construction manager) .. he's pretty good but doesn't change the outcome that much. If you wish to DM me I'd be happy to…

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Fullback15
Apr 18, 2017 7:27 pm
Lemans
Lemans
18 April 2017

Fowler homes - santorini

Fowler homes - santorini
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Thanks Scott for your reply. I also like darker tiles but hubby insists we go for light tiles, so i guess light tiles it is!

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Lemans
Apr 18, 2017 5:43 pm
Stace2205
Stace2205
18 April 2017

Anyone building in the Vermont Estate at Pitt Town?

Anyone building in the Vermont Estate at Pitt Town?
NSW
1 ... 53, 54, 55

Hi all we, we were considering a block to build at Vermont Estate but are now considering purchasing an already established home. Was hoping to get some people already…

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Stace2205
Apr 18, 2017 1:25 pm
Needamoneytree
Needamoneytree
18 April 2017

Anyone building edenbrae bristol 33

Anyone building edenbrae bristol 33
NSW

It might have to do with roof lines we had a lot of problems with the roof when extending our house

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Needamoneytree
Apr 18, 2017 10:58 am
Needamoneytree
marcoola
marcoola
18 April 2017

Building permit required to provide water meter/tap to vacan

Building permit required to provide water meter/tap to vacan
VIC

Not normally. Call Vic Water and see where its at ( or whoever your local water authority is ) If its a new estate its normally fitted at around the time the lot…

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marcoola
Apr 18, 2017 9:30 am
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cat_dunc
Apr 18, 2017 12:49 am
cat_dunc

So I didn't update this but back in February I got a very aggressive letter from the owners of the block of land behind us saying we built out retaining wall on their…

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shellby
Apr 17, 2017 10:22 pm
shellby
Berek
Berek
17 April 2017

Is this normal?

Is this normal?
WA

Someone wasn't using their grey material. Ours is underneath the cover out of sight.

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Berek
Apr 17, 2017 9:06 pm
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Milestone
Apr 17, 2017 6:23 pm
Milestone
algernon
algernon
17 April 2017

Existing site plan - where do u get one?

Existing site plan - where do u get one?
VIC

Council records can be incomplete or out-of-date. Most of the time you'll need to have a site survey that's fairly recent (e.g. within the last 12 months), although…

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algernon
Apr 17, 2017 11:23 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
17 April 2017

Ben Trager - Secret Harbour - Could it get any worse?

Ben Trager - Secret Harbour - Could it get any worse?
WA
1 ... 51, 52, 53

I hope everything has improved with the house after the horrible time you've had with it. Good news is the pool looks incredible?? How have you gone with finishing…

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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 10:29 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
17 April 2017

Our semi acreage 'Forever House' Build - Pool Under Construc

Our semi acreage 'Forever House' Build - Pool Under Construc
QLD
1 ... 65, 66, 67

Hey Mr Bee, how's your pool construction going now? I'd love to see more pictures. :)

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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 9:35 am
cat_dunc
GCDC
GCDC
16 April 2017

Getting competing house design plans and quotes

Getting competing house design plans and quotes
QLD

Rocks just on the surface pretty much https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BymNZ ... kZXRnpLZHM The point of the question was less about cost of excavating the rock and…

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GCDC
Apr 16, 2017 6:56 pm
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yvonneh
Apr 16, 2017 11:47 am
southernstars
southernstars
16 April 2017

My build in Serpentine with Redink!

My build in Serpentine with Redink!
WA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Congrats. Your house is so beautiful.We're building with Redink as well. It took us 5 months to land on slab down. We're looking for an inspector. Could you please…

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southernstars
Apr 16, 2017 1:53 am

Hi neighbors We had a drive today and heres the latest update

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Gie
Apr 15, 2017 8:37 pm
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
15 April 2017

Help with Choosing right house layout

Help with Choosing right house layout
NSW

I would repeat whatever everyone else has already stated! You could also look at two nice building sites I used to teach myself about passive solar design and what…

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ruraldoc
Apr 15, 2017 6:34 pm
ruraldoc
marge1978
marge1978
15 April 2017

DULUX STEPNEY OR GREY ISLAND BENCH

DULUX STEPNEY OR GREY ISLAND BENCH
QLD

HI Really need help, am wanting to know if anyone has built and put in dark timber flooring with a grey island bench in kitchen. I really need help with what grey looks…

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marge1978
Apr 15, 2017 5:19 pm
san_riri
san_riri
15 April 2017

Building with Eden Brae Lincoln 30

Building with Eden Brae Lincoln 30
NSW

Hi there, How's the construction going? What fascade did you choose for your lincoln? Thanks

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san_riri
Apr 15, 2017 11:28 am
san_riri
san_riri
15 April 2017

Building Lincoln 35 MK2 with Allure fascade

Building Lincoln 35 MK2 with Allure fascade
NSW

Hi all, We are finally building our dream home the Lincoln 35 MKII with the Allure fascade (Eden Brae homes). I was wondering if anyone has built this house and if so,…

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san_riri
Apr 15, 2017 9:10 am
spice girl
spice girl
15 April 2017

Our First Home - Lexington Belle Q1 by Henley in Atherstone

Our First Home - Lexington Belle Q1 by Henley in Atherstone
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi belle, have you been able to start your build yet? I'm still waiting for land to title.

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spice girl
Apr 15, 2017 8:42 am
Rocchet
Rocchet
14 April 2017

Suggestions for cheap online furniture

Suggestions for cheap online furniture
NSW

Well with the build underway and admin behind me my mind has turned to furniture......as in I don't really have any! Problem being (as I'm sure many of you appreciate) …

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Rocchet
Apr 14, 2017 9:54 pm
lookbothways
lookbothways
14 April 2017

Our Derwent valley build

Our Derwent valley build
TAS

What a difference a month makes, When the builders…

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lookbothways
Apr 14, 2017 10:51 am
chirpee
chirpee
13 April 2017

Darwin Builders

Darwin Builders
NT
1, 2, 3

Hi everyone, I built with Supreme Homes NT. It wasn't the best experience I have had. The price wasn't the best I was offered. The build was not as good as I thought it…

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chirpee
Apr 14, 2017 12:40 am
Bigblock7
Bigblock7
13 April 2017

recreate

recreate
NSW

Look forward to following your build! A friend built with GJs down here in the highlands and had a really great experience

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Bigblock7
Apr 13, 2017 10:35 pm
Bigblock7
kira
kira
13 April 2017

Fowler Homes Moroccan with seabreeze fascade

Fowler Homes Moroccan with seabreeze fascade
NSW

Appreciate the feedback, we have been going backwards and forwards for our final plans, so many stuff ups at this point, main issue is we really do like the seabreeze…

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kira
Apr 13, 2017 8:41 pm
zac101
zac101
13 April 2017

Building With CL - Baldivis

Building With CL - Baldivis
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi it's been a while since your last update. Please keep us posted. Thanks.

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zac101
Apr 13, 2017 6:44 pm
CC1987
CC1987
13 April 2017

Choiceliving WA

Choiceliving WA
WA

As an ex trade of the company I can tell you the reason for your delays is because they are not paying trades or supplies. It has nothing to do with pouring heaps of…

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CC1987
Apr 13, 2017 6:13 pm
Charley
Charley
13 April 2017

Our Build - Burbank - Crimson 1700 in Trillium, Mickleham

Our Build - Burbank - Crimson 1700 in Trillium, Mickleham
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Yes that was our thoughts too trying to keep things low maintenance. We prefer look of timber so we went with timber look tiles.

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Charley
Apr 13, 2017 5:00 pm
Kidlat
Kidlat
13 April 2017

Orbit Homes "$40k Upgrade Promotions"

Orbit Homes "$40k Upgrade Promotions"

Hi, Has anyone here talked to Orbit Homes regarding their "$40k Upgrade Promotions for Signature Living range"? Just found out that it's not actually something that you…

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Kidlat
Apr 13, 2017 4:53 pm
faykis
faykis
13 April 2017

Street setback on an asymetric front boundary

Street setback on an asymetric front boundary
NSW

Thanks everyone. Looks like its a complicated block

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faykis
Apr 13, 2017 9:11 am
faykis
charlibear
charlibear
13 April 2017

GJ Gardner - modified Peninsula 255sqm

GJ Gardner - modified Peninsula 255sqm
QLD
1 ... 39, 40, 41

Hey towns, just checking in seeing how everything is? Hope all is well in your neck of the woods GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277

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charlibear
Apr 13, 2017 8:05 am
charlibear
scrapbizz
scrapbizz
13 April 2017

ANYONE with Redink in Perth?

ANYONE with Redink in Perth?
WA

Hi Dave, we are just commencing earthworks,, if you can PM me with your fees and specs - we actually want to have each major stage checked not just the end. Thanks R.

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scrapbizz
Apr 13, 2017 2:44 am
scrapbizz
Rnepal
Rnepal
12 April 2017

Nepean Village Stage 1 Spring Farm

Nepean Village Stage 1 Spring Farm
NSW

Hello, Anyone building at Nepean Village Stage 1 Spring Farm Awaiting for land release to start....

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Rnepal
Apr 12, 2017 9:35 pm
AllisWell
AllisWell
12 April 2017

Who is building with Allworth Homes Capri Priceleader range

Who is building with Allworth Homes Capri Priceleader range
NSW

Hi All, Is there any one who is building with Allworth Homes Capri Priceleader range?

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AllisWell
Apr 12, 2017 12:50 pm

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