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Stylemaster Homes: Baybreeze 22 Primo

Stylemaster Homes: Baybreeze 22 Primo
QLD

Building with Stylemaster, Why not go to the bank, pick up $400000 and set fire to it.... That would be far less crazy than actually building with them. These guys should…

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Gordo69
Jun 23, 2018 12:32 am

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
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lol breebarter dishwashers are the best!!! although you will start to have arguments about who's turn it is to unload it each time haha yeah loveeee the rain shower…

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gr8ly
Jun 22, 2018 9:51 pm
gr8ly

MOVING - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

MOVING - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
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looks like a display house staceyrussell - meanwhile i don't know how patient you are about not moving in yet! i would be wanting to move in ASAP! that floor looks so so…

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gr8ly
Jun 22, 2018 9:44 pm
gr8ly
BuLe
BuLe
6 h

Anyone building in Bridgeman Downs with AusBuild

Anyone building in Bridgeman Downs with AusBuild
QLD

Hi AICaLuJo So far so good, we got our build plans today and we are having the preliminary studio tour tomorrow. There have been a few bumps that I want to reserve just…

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BuLe
Jun 22, 2018 8:41 pm
BuLe

Our First Dream Home G&P Builders

Our First Dream Home G&P Builders
QLD
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Wow I cant believe your house is at pci stage already! We have been looking at land now our house has settled, and found ourselves in your estate. Your home is so…

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alymei
Jun 22, 2018 8:13 pm

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Waiting to start!

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Waiting to start!
QLD
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I feel really sorry for the poor reindeer whose lives were sacrificed in the construction of that light fitting.

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Mr. Sausage
Jun 22, 2018 6:43 pm

Bricking has commenced. Hopefully plaster board will be installed next week so the interior fit out can get going.

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pbwhi0
Jun 22, 2018 6:31 am
pbwhi0
stellabella
stellabella
Yesterday

Stellabella's second build...Final floor plan, contract!

Stellabella's second build...Final floor plan, contract!
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

We just REALLY wanted the Linea cladding, we upgraded to it specifically from Newport because that's the look we're after. As it turns out, we need R2.0 to all external…

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stellabella
Jun 21, 2018 9:54 pm
stellabella
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mj-mac4
Jun 21, 2018 8:01 pm
mj-mac4
breebarter
breebarter
Yesterday

Valeco first time build North Brisbane

Valeco first time build North Brisbane
QLD
1, 2

Love your selections! I wonder why they are a little similar. We chickened out too, don’t worry there’s always the next build 🤪lol

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breebarter
Jun 21, 2018 7:55 pm
breebarter

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)
QLD
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Thanks. Yours will look just as good once it's done. Pretty sure yours is about the same size.

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bestspecials
Jun 21, 2018 9:10 am
bestspecials
MrsJM
MrsJM
21 June

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 549, 550, 551

I built a double and half the issues during construction were caused by the incompetent draftsman and staff at head office stuffing our plans and variations. Every ss we…

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MrsJM
Jun 21, 2018 4:30 am
MrsJM
mpricecs
mpricecs
20 June

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD
QLD
1, 2

· WEEK 2 - 4/6/2018 - Under-slab work completed, site re-surveyed · WEEK 3 - 11/6/2018 - Slab formwork, slab poured

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mpricecs
Jun 20, 2018 5:13 pm

Projects to do after New Home Handover

Projects to do after New Home Handover
1, 2

We have elected to do this with main floor tiling and carpets. The builder could not offer tiles we liked. Doing the carpet ourselves has allowed up to upgrade the…

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BrentandAllison
Jun 20, 2018 2:23 pm
BrentandAllison
vikushivu
vikushivu
20 June

Seville 30 - Plantation Homes QLD

Seville 30 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3

How did you go with your Final Inspection? anything major picked up? Did you higher 3rd party Building inspector ? Mine is on tomo afternoon - I think Dan is coming down…

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vikushivu
Jun 20, 2018 10:26 am

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
1 ... 23, 24, 25

We are building ours under the Elegance package and added the Neo Modern Kitchen upgrade ($5000) which comes with glass splashback.

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bestspecials
Jun 20, 2018 10:15 am
bestspecials
Essie
Essie
19 June

Plantation Homes - Trinity Lux Q1 @ Thornlands

Plantation Homes - Trinity Lux Q1 @ Thornlands
QLD
1, 2

Hi Sam....were you happy with the build process, and final outcome of your plantation home? I am currently looking at the trinity series.

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Essie
Jun 19, 2018 4:24 pm
CC7
CC7
18 June

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
1 ... 14, 15, 16

we are hoping for a call this week. but no idea, but surely its this week dark grout at the moment. hope we meet with him soon before my decision gets hazy again

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CC7
Jun 18, 2018 8:25 pm
CC7

Concrete Tilt panel home build - Brisbane

Concrete Tilt panel home build - Brisbane
QLD

Contact the CCA (concrete) association they should have a list of Eastern States members that build concrete houses.hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 17, 2018 9:57 am
StructuralBIMGuy

invision homes and stoneligh reserve

invision homes and stoneligh reserve
QLD

Hi, I'm looking at building with Invision homes and would love to hear any feed back if you ended up building with them. P.S We are currently up the road in Crestmead, we…

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Doingitagain
Jun 16, 2018 4:40 pm
TiredHalo
TiredHalo
15 June

Boston 38 | Coral Homes

Boston 38 | Coral Homes
QLD

Had a 2-hour long meeting with the home consultant at the display today, and got more pricing done up. A lot was still marked as POA. Vaucluse…

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TiredHalo
Jun 15, 2018 6:09 pm
TiredHalo

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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I agree with you that it is the tradies you need to watch as in the end they are the ones who will likely make a mega-blunder and not the supervisor (that was the case 20…

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Mr. Sausage
Jun 14, 2018 12:14 pm
shc
shc
12 June

Building a new home with DC Living - QLD

Building a new home with DC Living - QLD
QLD

Hi evgeny, May I know how did you go with DC Living please? Thanks, Sam

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shc
Jun 12, 2018 2:21 pm

Bold Living Acreage build, Scenic Rim QLD - Slab Stage

Bold Living Acreage build, Scenic Rim QLD - Slab Stage
QLD
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Love all the progress... and that table with the fluid art - stunning! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold…

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Bridgetwitch
Jun 10, 2018 8:40 pm
Bridgetwitch

Stylemaster WRI 305 MOD - Karalee QLD (First Home)

Stylemaster WRI 305 MOD - Karalee QLD (First Home)
QLD
1, 2, 3

Love your selections, seems we have very similar style! Those bricks in particular are gorgeous.

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stellabella
Jun 09, 2018 9:18 pm
stellabella
gr8ly
gr8ly
8 June

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

the sad thing is, i rarely drink lol!. We added that to increase swing space for the fridge door

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gr8ly
Jun 08, 2018 10:47 pm
gr8ly
cigr
cigr
7 June

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane
QLD
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http://concreters-brisbane.com.au[/quote Did you see any of their work around? Are they reasonable? Sorry just saw this. They’ve done a lot of houses…

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cigr
Jun 07, 2018 9:06 pm

Plywood floor to tile over?

Plywood floor to tile over?
QLD

I need a Plywood floor to tile over. Bunnings have a 21 and 17mm. Do I need to use 21mm? what do the bearers need to be set at to ensure there is no flex.

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aaronaaronaaron
Jun 07, 2018 1:35 pm
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allblaqk
Jun 05, 2018 11:05 pm
allblaqk

Not as fancy as Tesla. Although I do wish I have got 2 of them. Bit update on solar project. Received initial feedback from solar company and now thinking about…

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Mt.view
Jun 01, 2018 9:09 am
Mt.view
vikushivu
vikushivu
31 May

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisbane

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisbane
QLD
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Just got a call from Plantation about handover date is now locked in on 26th June :)

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vikushivu
May 31, 2018 12:00 pm
kailie86
kailie86
30 May

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast
QLD
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I emailed them as soon as we found out. Will hopefully hear back tomorrow/Friday about contract signing. So excited! Can’t believe we’re moving in 3 days time. As…

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kailie86
May 30, 2018 8:27 pm
kailie86

The tiler started last Monday but due to the Telstra outage he couldn't get in contact. So I meet him on site on Tuesday avo. By then he had already laid the entry way,…

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sunnycoastfirstbuild
May 29, 2018 7:14 pm
Nublette
Nublette
28 May

Coral Daydream 32 Custom - First Home Build: Redbank Plains

Coral Daydream 32 Custom - First Home Build: Redbank Plains
QLD

Thanks CC7, in the meantime I'm just living vicariously through you by watching your build come along! hehe

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Nublette
May 28, 2018 1:39 pm
Nublette
kazophel
kazophel
25 May

Coral Homes Winton 26

Coral Homes Winton 26
QLD

Hi there were in the process of talking with coral about building the Winton in the hunter valley. What are your experiences and would you change anything.

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kazophel
May 25, 2018 2:48 pm
CC7
CC7
23 May

Daydream 30. 22 week build. After handover fun has begun

Daydream 30. 22 week build. After handover fun has begun
QLD
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everything is looking so good, hooray for window blinds! Im sorry to hear about your mum, but glad she's okay now. I think you need some big pots with some large plants…

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CC7
May 23, 2018 2:46 pm
CC7
Gloria55
Gloria55
22 May

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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Here is something a little different when it comes in kit form. can save you heap. http://homefab.com.au/

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Gloria55
May 22, 2018 3:16 pm
adamj
adamj
21 May

GJ Gardner Logan went busted - house finally finished.

GJ Gardner Logan went busted - house finally finished.
QLD
1, 2

This is a great post and we are just about to engage QBCC on a non completion due to liquidation / licence suspension. A couple of q's: - Did you need to get insurance…

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adamj
May 21, 2018 12:13 am

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Duma Fossil is one of the top Indonesian providers of wholesale petrified wood products, wholesale home decor petrified wood…

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springtime
May 20, 2018 9:24 am
StephLee
StephLee
18 May

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Life after handover

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Life after handover
QLD
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Did you guys pay your final account by cheque on handover day or before straight into there account?

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StephLee
May 18, 2018 8:05 pm
StephLee

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q1 Build - Sherwood, QLD

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q1 Build - Sherwood, QLD
QLD

Love the look of your house! Also really like that you had the old one removed rather than demolished.

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blackcat20
May 16, 2018 3:08 pm
blackcat20

Anyone Tried Termite Proof Paint to Untreated Timber Frame?

Anyone Tried Termite Proof Paint to Untreated Timber Frame?
QLD

larry1124 Your understanding is my understanding Your builder will need to provide you relevant Data, information and proofs ..always ask for a termite guarantee

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 16, 2018 7:28 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Is the builder responsible for root barrier installation?

Is the builder responsible for root barrier installation?
QLD

Most builder's engineers will provide an info pack which will detail what the homeowners responsibilities are for slab maintenance etc. One thing it should say is for M…

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sweetswisssteel
May 15, 2018 8:10 pm
jamesn
jamesn
15 May

Metricon Vantage 35

Metricon Vantage 35
QLD

Hi all, We decided to build Vantage 35 with some changes on lvl 1in Brisbane. Just want to run the idea to help us validate our idea. It will be our house for 10yrs with…

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jamesn
May 15, 2018 2:01 pm
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
14 May

140mm post dynabolted into concrete slab

140mm post dynabolted into concrete slab
QLD

Thankyou for your advise arcadelt! Much appreciated 😁👍🏼

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mj-mac4
May 14, 2018 7:06 pm
mj-mac4

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