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Stewie D
Stewie D
Yesterday

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
toddzilla
toddzilla
13 June

HGWA build Burns Beach- 8 months still no slab

HGWA build Burns Beach- 8 months still no slab
WA
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I got the clipsal tpdl1c1 In my house for the last 2 years, have about 60 installed zero failures. I know where I would be going

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toddzilla
Jun 13, 2019 11:23 pm

Managed to have a look inside today (caught the electrician/aircon man finishing up after 5). Site tidied up, rubbish bin and site toilet removed Power connected and…

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thme
Jun 13, 2019 8:04 pm
steel
steel
13 June

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
WA
1, 2, 3

So we did our PCI. Only minor cosmetic work, plus a couple of shower screens and mirrors to install and we would have been fine. That was over a week ago now and currently…

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steel
Jun 13, 2019 4:33 pm
alt
alt
12 June

Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA

Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA
WA
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I think it might be because the same tradie will do the ceilings and the upper floor as its gyprock. They probably only want to get him out once I'd say!

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alt
Jun 12, 2019 2:29 pm
alt

Most of our roof frame has been done and the gutter fascia attached. Some wiring has gone in, and the plumber has started working on the tubes.

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amilelka
Jun 12, 2019 2:24 pm
Sethor
Sethor
12 June

Owner Supplied electrical points

Owner Supplied electrical points
WA

Well they are not supplying the items, Just go through electrical plan & work out what is required. Make sure you specify correct wiring requirements for what your…

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Sethor
Jun 12, 2019 1:13 pm
deepak648
deepak648
10 June

Building our first home in Baldivis - Blueprint Build

Building our first home in Baldivis - Blueprint Build
WA
1, 2

Hi Can I ask how many years of warranty did they provide to you guys?

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deepak648
Jun 10, 2019 2:44 pm
deepak648
deepak648
10 June

My little abode - Custom Blueprint Build

My little abode - Custom Blueprint Build
WA

Hi Can I ask how many years of warranty did they provide to you guys?

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deepak648
Jun 10, 2019 2:44 pm

Hi all. We built with HGWA and received our keys December 2017. Mostly the house is great with very few problems. However, our biggest regret (easy with hindsight) is…

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Mrsxtro01
Jun 04, 2019 5:06 pm
deepak648
deepak648
4 June

HGWA in Calleya Estate

HGWA in Calleya Estate
WA
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Yeah you are absolutely right. I am more than 2K already and I am sure it will go up again.

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deepak648
Jun 04, 2019 4:55 pm
Joker
Joker
4 June

Bankrupt Builder on partially finished house

Bankrupt Builder on partially finished house
WA

Would do what Alex79, structuralBIMGuy suggest,go owner builder, getting individual jobs done will be easier than getting a builder to take over,if you were in Geelong…

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Joker
Jun 04, 2019 10:03 am
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jenmar constructions
Jun 03, 2019 8:07 pm
jenmar constructions

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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
Choosy
Choosy
27 May

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 16, 17, 18

They have a maintenance guy that does a lots of the cosmetic things closer to handover, the trades only comeback if nes. I still sent anything we noticed just in case the…

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Choosy
May 27, 2019 11:50 pm
Choosy
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Simonhome
May 27, 2019 12:26 am
Simonhome

KDR with Ross North - Perth WA

KDR with Ross North - Perth WA
WA

I agree with widening the entry. You need a minimum of 1400 width in an entry to not feel cramped. You won't feel the difference when parking your caravan, but you…

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amilelka
May 06, 2019 9:33 pm

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
Sethor
Sethor
1 May

Shadowline Cornice and skirting

Shadowline Cornice and skirting
WA

I'd go with Splayed as well.

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Sethor
May 01, 2019 4:54 pm
Pradipta
Pradipta
25 April

Layout planning

Layout planning
WA
1, 2

Hi Ben888, how does this new plan look? I got the builder modify the last one following some of your advice...

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Pradipta
Apr 25, 2019 7:07 pm
Pradipta

Hi there, Firstly congrats on the pregnancy. I hope alls going well on that front with you. I think our situation was quite similar, I'm expecting my little one end…

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Trotdeglobe
Apr 25, 2019 5:37 pm
gresh
gresh
24 April

Good builders in Perth without "dale alcock" price tag

Good builders in Perth without "dale alcock" price tag
WA
1, 2, 3

You could give My Homes WA a go. they build custom homes at Project builder pricing and have 4.9 stars on product review. I can give you more info if you email me on

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gresh
Apr 24, 2019 6:31 pm

Increased site costs

Increased site costs
WA

We had the same issue but was a $17000 increase (after a fixed price on initial sign up after we had paid for a engineer to give us our initial quote) we were quite…

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Tysonandkaylie
Mar 29, 2019 7:30 am
thme
thme
25 March

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

We had to get DA for our 52.1% coverage in City of Bayswater. We also had a lesser setback than designated for an R25 zoning. They also stated the standard 60-90 day…

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thme
Mar 25, 2019 3:07 pm
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sorgy6
Mar 12, 2019 10:33 am
Mzdivaa
Mzdivaa
7 March

Our new home in the Vale Estate, Aveley- Celebration Homes

Our new home in the Vale Estate, Aveley- Celebration Homes
WA

Hi I'm new to this forum, I am considering celebration as well and I wanted to know if you got all these as promotional deals or upgrades and possibly share how much you…

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Mzdivaa
Mar 07, 2019 3:49 pm
Purpurin
Purpurin
1 March

Modified Pemberton - Complete Homes

Modified Pemberton - Complete Homes
WA

We really liked it. It gives such a smooth rock hard surface. A lot smoother finish than the normal while set (our current house used white set and there’s plaster…

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Purpurin
Mar 01, 2019 8:43 am
Kev 1
Kev 1
1 March

SIP PANEL BUILDING

SIP PANEL BUILDING
WA

Hahaha, not quite. Hence this forum for people who would like advise on these matters of interest from people who have experienced it, or know ways around it. I'm from the…

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Kev 1
Mar 01, 2019 1:04 am
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
28 February

Builders margin in Western Australia

Builders margin in Western Australia
WA

No nothing to do with house size or value, it's more to do with what it is, high priced items (like Air Conditioning, landscaping, earthworks, swimming pools, retaining…

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Doozer1905
Feb 28, 2019 8:56 pm

Morning all! We've now been in our house in Rosehill 7 months and we LOVE living here :-D I feel like there's still a long list of things we need to finish off with the…

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nicolac34
Feb 24, 2019 9:39 am
nicolac34
Mrsxtro01
Mrsxtro01
23 February

HGWA Della Vita Floor Tiles- Cleaning

HGWA Della Vita Floor Tiles- Cleaning
WA

An update on the crap HGWA tiles. So the tile cleaner fella came out and did a huge clean. And boy oh boy did those tiles look awesome! But two weeks later they looked…

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Mrsxtro01
Feb 23, 2019 6:28 pm
amilelka
amilelka
20 February

Rossmoyne WA - First Build With Ventura

Rossmoyne WA - First Build With Ventura
WA
1, 2

How's your house coming along?

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amilelka
Feb 20, 2019 9:51 am
daisy1989
daisy1989
19 February

BOLD Portofino 229 (Brisbane) - PCI 13 AUG!

BOLD Portofino 229 (Brisbane) - PCI 13 AUG!
WA
1 ... 7, 8, 9

How’s everything going chrinee? We have also moved in for about 1 month already. We Have found a few defects along the way.

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daisy1989
Feb 19, 2019 11:16 am
daisy1989
rajah
rajah
12 February

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA
WA

Sorry to hear that, we have had a very smooth build so far and all the staff we have dealt with have been fantastic. What spec items are they refusing to provide? I hope…

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rajah
Feb 11, 2019 11:24 pm
Wrighto
Wrighto
9 February

KDRB Dual Living in Perth with B1Homes

KDRB Dual Living in Perth with B1Homes
WA

Will post the official plan when I get it back next week :)

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Wrighto
Feb 09, 2019 9:46 am
vlf1985
vlf1985
3 February

Pre-Start Quieries/Advice

Pre-Start Quieries/Advice
WA

Thanks both for the response - its allowed me to focus on the conduit only so fingers crossed the builder sees sense! Thanks again

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vlf1985
Feb 03, 2019 10:36 pm
Kev 1
Kev 1
26 January

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth
WA

I'll be watching also, looks great. I'm going through a building broker in Perth and will post once we get started. 4x2 with theatre and double glazing.

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Kev 1
Jan 25, 2019 11:20 pm
Kev 1
Kev 1
25 January

M class soil/clay and drainage

M class soil/clay and drainage
WA

Thanks for the references Doozer, I'll get in touch with them. I'm trying to save on site works and am still getting quotes through a building broker at the moment,…

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Kev 1
Jan 25, 2019 10:51 pm
Tradie89
Tradie89
15 January

Building with Hamlen Homes - Perth (previously metro homes)

Building with Hamlen Homes - Perth (previously metro homes)
WA

January 2019 Update* Brickwork complete 12/10/18 Roof cover complete 08/11/18 Lockup stage 30/11/18 WOW how quickly and seamless the process has been so far. I have an…

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Tradie89
Jan 15, 2019 7:25 pm

Latest Update. We've been told we could have PCI by the end of the month :-D:-D

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mitchell_owens
Jan 14, 2019 8:38 am
averina
averina
12 January

Home Zone - Munster

Home Zone - Munster
WA

jodyanne, we have recently signed up with HomeZone and we are blown away by the professionalism and honesty we have received so far from Martyn. How was your experience in…

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averina
Jan 12, 2019 5:41 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
8 January

Dishwasher Recess / Built-In

Dishwasher Recess / Built-In
WA

There is no big difference apart from 4-6 screws holding the integrated version to the rest of the cabinet but integrated/semi integrated will look a lot nicer. They are…

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kirashogun
Jan 08, 2019 2:40 pm
vanessah2015
vanessah2015
16 December 2018

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi I hope prestart goes okay for you, it’s such a full On but fun day, I love our ashwood gloss cabinetry and I personally feel it goes really well with a Carrera…

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vanessah2015
Dec 16, 2018 1:01 am
vanessah2015
itschardy
itschardy
12 December 2018

New Build - External Rendering Question

New Build - External Rendering Question
WA

Thanks for the info and taking the time to reply, really appreciate it!

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itschardy
Dec 12, 2018 12:31 pm
itschardy

Hi Guys, We're currently building with Ross North (almost at lock up) and I'm concerned about the finish of our front porch roof (see image below). I think it's called…

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itschardy
Dec 05, 2018 12:19 pm
itschardy
Summitlovin
Summitlovin
4 December 2018

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Thanks Sethor, yes approx 15 mins after I turned the air con off the leak stopped. Summit have been great as have Ford and doonan. Waiting for an appointment time for it…

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Summitlovin
Dec 04, 2018 3:21 pm
steel
steel
3 December 2018

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Gotta love those final touches.

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steel
Dec 03, 2018 10:21 pm
gogo65
gogo65
28 November 2018

Skirting board alternative for polished concrete

Skirting board alternative for polished concrete
WA

We’ve got shadowline cornice throughout, with splay skirting on th floors. Ive recently seen shadow line skirting, looks beautiful, but not sure of cost...

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gogo65
Nov 28, 2018 2:52 pm
gogo65

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