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Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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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
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
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
11 June

Statesman Felixstow Alfresco build in Two Wells, SA

Statesman Felixstow Alfresco build in Two Wells, SA
SA
1, 2, 3

Hi Krisrobe Have you moved into your Felixstow Alfresco? How did your build go? If you can post a few photos would be great. Thx 😏

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Bebbsy
Jun 11, 2019 9:58 pm

Regent Homes Adelaide

Regent Homes Adelaide
SA

I'm up to the same point, had my design meeting last week. They mentioned it would take 2-3 weeks before they got back to me.

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Permanence
Jun 09, 2019 12:11 pm
PISSEDOFF
PISSEDOFF
1 June

Metro Property Development SA

Metro Property Development SA
SA

Definitely not normal for warped timber, not when you are spending so much money. I'm sure they wouldn't have that if they were building. Exactly right. It was our…

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PISSEDOFF
Jun 01, 2019 12:51 pm
Jolly
Jolly
1 June

Eden Two Wells SA

Eden Two Wells SA
SA
1, 2, 3

Cannot believe how fast everything is coming together :-o We have been locked out for over 3 weeks now Quick Friday visits have proved well for us, tradies on site have…

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Jolly
Jun 01, 2019 8:19 am
Jolly

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ASJ1981
May 29, 2019 10:43 pm
ASJ1981
JenBarber
JenBarber
29 May

Show us your facade...

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

Love the cladding and grey tones are gorgeous.

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JenBarber
May 29, 2019 9:19 am
JenBarber
Hugebloke
Hugebloke
25 May

Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA

Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA
SA
1, 2, 3

If they can stay on track we will have about 2-3 weeks to move as our lease is paid to september anyway. ill be taking my time to move this time round for sure. so much…

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Hugebloke
May 25, 2019 9:02 pm
Hugebloke
Hillz
Hillz
23 May

Is anyone building at Mawson Green, Meadows SA?

Is anyone building at Mawson Green, Meadows SA?
SA
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Hi there guys, We are looking at moving from Perth to the Hills (I'm from Mt Barker originally) and were wondering how you guys who have been living at Mawson green for a…

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Hillz
May 23, 2019 12:15 pm
Chico
Chico
22 May

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
SA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Thanks Mehul and Tina. I did a few inquiries and they range from 700-1000+. We haven’t really allocated a budget for this as we didn’t know we need one. I will ring…

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Chico
May 22, 2019 7:59 pm
Monkey55
Monkey55
21 May

Two Wells Dechellis Build

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

Once the landscaping is in, it will really pop. And if not, a coat of paint is an easy fix! I still freaking LOVE your front windows

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Monkey55
May 21, 2019 2:02 pm
NicolleAW
NicolleAW
21 May

Two Wells - Eden Estate

Two Wells - Eden Estate
SA

Hey hey, Soooo about the rain water tank... I'd say if you ever wanted to sell the house the tank would need to plumbed to the house. I don't think the council will come…

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NicolleAW
May 21, 2019 1:59 pm

Am I being too fussy??

Am I being too fussy??
SA

Thanks for your input and I’m glad to know it’s common so I think I’ll just leave it and keep a eye on it if they liquid nail and screw it in nice and tight I’ll…

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Tysonandkaylie
May 17, 2019 11:28 am
stoff17
stoff17
10 May

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hey guys. Thank you. Sorry haven’t looked on here for a while. As for costing. It’s totally up to you and how far you want to go in upgrades. We spent about $280 above…

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stoff17
May 10, 2019 8:12 pm

Alfresco Decking min step down requirments

Alfresco Decking min step down requirments
SA

Awesome I wasn’t sure how small you can get joists so that’s sweet thanks

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Tysonandkaylie
May 08, 2019 7:37 am

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
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
18 April

Insulation is it worth upgrading???

Insulation is it worth upgrading???
SA

I must admit to not even have thought about that at all, and you’re right, the additional cost should not be that much. I’ll def follow that up.

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Bebbsy
Apr 18, 2019 2:41 pm
ashfon
ashfon
16 April

Custom build Format Homes SA

Custom build Format Homes SA
SA
1, 2

Hi Can you please give me rough per sqm cost for format homes? How was your experience dealing with them? I am currently shopping around. Thanks, Ashley

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ashfon
Apr 16, 2019 3:24 pm

Need Advice: Is this cavity sliding door installed correctly

Need Advice: Is this cavity sliding door installed correctly
SA

ours look exactly the same and i brought it up this morning to our SS and he said its normal

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Tysonandkaylie
Apr 16, 2019 11:23 am
nibennett
nibennett
12 April

Simonds Prague Modified SA

Simonds Prague Modified SA
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

The place looks great. Thought I recognised the house in the back in the first photos. (Then was able to zoom in and see lot 140 on the sign) We’re the other side of…

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nibennett
Apr 12, 2019 10:25 pm
elkyst
elkyst
11 April

Deciding on a Builder in Adelaide

Deciding on a Builder in Adelaide
SA

Hi johngraham, We are in the very early stages of looking at building with Kookaburra Homes, there aren't many reviews that I can find but it does seem like a lot of…

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elkyst
Apr 11, 2019 1:30 pm
Becstarr3
Becstarr3
8 April

Hickinbothan in freeling

Hickinbothan in freeling
SA

Well we didn’t get the block we put an offer in for now so still looking but only decent sized blocks are at two wells so looks like we gotta look around for now :(

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Becstarr3
Apr 08, 2019 1:39 pm
nibennett
nibennett
8 April

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Following. Looks great so far. We’re planning on building with Metricon in SA as well. Santorini 29 out at Freeling. Plan is to meet with our csc again next weekend…

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nibennett
Apr 08, 2019 12:48 am
Dianka
Dianka
1 April

Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?
SA

Hi Hiya...we are in process of choosing the builder...good to hear positive feedback I know its early days ..but..

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Dianka
Apr 01, 2019 6:59 pm
kks
kks
1 April

Termimesh installed correctly?

Termimesh installed correctly?
SA

Mesh anti-termite material is stuck to vertical edge of your concrete slab, extended out under your brick-work - often at second course. Vital that external edge of your…

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kks
Apr 01, 2019 10:59 am
Trent Smith
Trent Smith
29 March

Angle Vale Dechellis Custom Build

Angle Vale Dechellis Custom Build
SA

We built our own design. We are up to brick stage next week

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Trent Smith
Mar 29, 2019 8:26 pm
kks
kks
29 March

Expert on Slab Advice please

Expert on Slab Advice please
SA

And over in Queensland (?), whose MasterBuilt Home slab was this, this week? The Concrete Nija at his best..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dG38fj1REn0

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kks
Mar 29, 2019 7:59 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
22 March

Building Inspectors

Building Inspectors
SA

In my case the inspector and myself identified many defects which were reported to the builder. The builder ignored the report and sped up construction to claim the fixing…

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Norfolk
Mar 22, 2019 7:33 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
21 March

Building new home

Building new home
SA

Builders position downpipes at the end of walls for aesthetics, not good design. A hipped roof has small roof areas at the end of walls. When downpipes are positioned…

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SaveH2O
Mar 21, 2019 10:18 am
SaveH2O
JayJay74
JayJay74
15 March

Distinctive Homes Adelaide

Distinctive Homes Adelaide
SA

If you are building a custom 2 storey with Distinctive Homes, I would be very careful with your contracts. So many things going wrong. We are 18 months in and still at…

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JayJay74
Mar 15, 2019 9:57 am
Code128
Code128
4 March

Weep Holes

Weep Holes
SA

Hi all, Wonder if anyone can offer their opinion or advice on weep holes above windows. Our builder has filled in the weep holes above our front awning windows, looks…

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Code128
Mar 04, 2019 10:07 am
Code128
sarahmarie
sarahmarie
26 February

Simonds Cleland in Adelaide

Simonds Cleland in Adelaide
SA

The Allendale is really nice! We chose the Springwood facade because we are going for a more coastal vibe - we love the old queenslander houses so the facade gave us a…

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sarahmarie
Feb 26, 2019 11:49 am
LH G
LH G
23 February

First Build - Bluestone Mt Barker with D&C Homes

First Build - Bluestone Mt Barker with D&C Homes
SA

How did it go!? I'm looking at D&C homes but to build in springlake mount barker

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LH G
Feb 23, 2019 10:36 pm
Ezuku
Ezuku
20 February

Bradford homes sa- any experiences?

Bradford homes sa- any experiences?
SA

Yes, i heard about that. Not sure if it's good that they've chosen their footings contractor so carefully or bad.

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Ezuku
Feb 20, 2019 1:17 pm
dl212
dl212
10 February

Rapidwall

Rapidwall
SA

Hi Mally - I know it's a long time since your post but just wondered if anything came about from your interest in Rapidwall? Hope to hear back. Cheers

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dl212
Feb 10, 2019 10:32 pm

Marraya paniculata. Has white flowers and produces a really nice fragrance. We have the option to use this as a hedge too later if we want.

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Guy T
Jan 23, 2019 12:49 am
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Bebbsy
Jan 20, 2019 1:45 pm
Irish Curley
Irish Curley
17 January

Building the Cleo two story with Simonds SA - Lock up

Building the Cleo two story with Simonds SA - Lock up
SA
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Kudos for choosing a local florist. We should be supporting our own local flower growers and florist and help their business. Btw, the orchids are really awesome.

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Irish Curley
Jan 17, 2019 3:07 pm
Irish Curley

Rear veranda finally done and thats pretty much done Still have a few things left inside - finally started fixing my skirtings today and will be doing my touchup painting…

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Entilzha
Jan 15, 2019 8:12 pm
alexp79
alexp79
14 January

Best block orientation for forever home

Best block orientation for forever home
SA

Ideally you would want your living spaces facing North and your bedrooms facing South.

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alexp79
Jan 14, 2019 9:16 pm
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Trent Smith
Jan 13, 2019 3:56 pm
Trent Smith
Trent Smith
10 January

Valuation in Angle Vale, SA

Valuation in Angle Vale, SA
SA

Where abouts in Angle Vale are you building? I am building in Angle Vale with Dechellis, building a house same living size for around 385k, it is 346square with garage…

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Trent Smith
Jan 10, 2019 7:39 pm
Monkey55
Monkey55
26 November 2018

Eden Two Wells SA

Eden Two Wells SA
SA

Hi there! Im (attempting to) building with Format Homes, on Magnolia Boulevard. Our estimate for footings, 276sqm, was $25k. Actual cost was $26.5, so pretty close. :)

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Monkey55
Nov 26, 2018 3:00 pm
Infra Red
Infra Red
18 November 2018

Our First Home - New Build SA

Our First Home - New Build SA
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Congratulations on getting keys! I hope it’s all sorted for you in the end.

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Infra Red
Nov 18, 2018 10:45 pm
benblinkau
benblinkau
18 November 2018

New build - Weeks Building Group SA

New build - Weeks Building Group SA
SA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

We used level earthworx. Lol.. don’t ask

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benblinkau
Nov 18, 2018 6:09 pm
benblinkau
Marlbling
Marlbling
7 November 2018

Building with Bentley Homes

Building with Bentley Homes
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Cat with the elevation thing I do feel your pain but I am in the other neighbors condition.. it is bizarre that at the beginning the land was flat but when our house…

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Marlbling
Nov 07, 2018 8:17 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
4 November 2018

Render Colour (Has anyone got photos of half strength evenin

Render Colour (Has anyone got photos of half strength evenin
SA

Replace CMYK (Cyan Magenta Yellow Black) with CPYK (Colour pot your kitchen) hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 04, 2018 10:50 am
StructuralBIMGuy

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