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Plumbing tubes were done this week. Still no progress on the eaves though. At least the builder has removed the unnecessary scaffolding so that we can progress on the…

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amilelka
Sep 21, 2019 11:28 am
Melos
Melos
21 h

Builder not providing dates

Builder not providing dates
WA

Yep, Im a software developer, so I understand your frustration but we can control our env more than they can. Unfortunately you are just going to have to wait. Even at…

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Melos
Sep 20, 2019 3:54 pm

Flooring going in:

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alt
Sep 19, 2019 11:05 pm
alt
Norfolk
Norfolk
18 September

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 31, 32, 33

On my Metricon build, After the NSW Fair Trading Rectification order I visited my site roughly every week with the building manager He assisted me to check things like the…

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Norfolk
Sep 18, 2019 5:14 pm
chekii
chekii
15 September

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth
WA
1, 2

Hey Suzi. Great to hear that. Overall did you have a good build?

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chekii
Sep 15, 2019 8:03 pm
Moozi
Moozi
13 September

SIP PANEL BUILDING

SIP PANEL BUILDING
WA

structuralBIMGuy PE Cladding and SIPs are 2 very different materials. I have given examples in a reply to you on another page, see below...

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Moozi
Sep 13, 2019 3:16 pm
LoriL
LoriL
8 September

Eden by Dale Alcock in Aveley - Complete

Eden by Dale Alcock in Aveley - Complete
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

I absolutely love this floor plan. We are building but in NZ. The options for plans just aren’t as good over here! Would you be willing to share a copy of these plans…

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LoriL
Sep 08, 2019 8:51 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
1 September

Ben Trager - EPS / Cladding, Potential Ban in Future?

Ben Trager - EPS / Cladding, Potential Ban in Future?
WA

Some times the cutting edge in material technologies is the bleeding edge nuf said

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 01, 2019 10:16 am
StructuralBIMGuy
HereForHelp
HereForHelp
30 August

Building with Home Group WA

Building with Home Group WA
WA

Regarding the tiles, this thread may be of interest: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=95734

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HereForHelp
Aug 30, 2019 12:29 pm
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Bebbsy
Aug 27, 2019 9:47 pm
Simonhome
Simonhome
27 August

Homezone - Perth Midora Bay build

Homezone - Perth Midora Bay build
WA
1, 2

Thank you for the info. The roof is wood and I'm told by the builder everything is good for coastal conditions. But I shall double check

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Simonhome
Aug 27, 2019 9:10 pm
Simonhome
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smountany
Aug 24, 2019 8:46 am
Sheepish
Sheepish
19 August

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Great thanks Steel appreciate all your feedback, here's to many happy years in your new house.:-D

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Sheepish
Aug 19, 2019 12:32 pm
andycoles2019
andycoles2019
13 August

Show us your facade...

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

Just thinking that its better to share this home design in a video type. The design is called, Eclipse with Liner…

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andycoles2019
Aug 13, 2019 7:34 pm
andycoles2019
Norfolk
Norfolk
5 August

BCA Non Compliance - what to do??

BCA Non Compliance - what to do??
WA

Unfortunately the building industry is not effectively regulated. Some builders are able to get away with not building to standards because no one checks their work…

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640
Norfolk
Aug 05, 2019 8:14 am
thme
thme
31 July

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 17, 18, 19

A couple of our bulkheads were done poorly by their cheap contractors. At the PCI they said it took them something like 6 attempts to make them level before they sent out…

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thme
Jul 31, 2019 2:59 pm
TeresainGB
TeresainGB
30 July

Building on boundary line in WA

Building on boundary line in WA
WA

Ah bugger I thought as much. Good thing I have allowed for it by making the rooms on that side of the home bigger, so I guess they can be cut back. Thank you so much for…

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TeresainGB
Jul 30, 2019 1:26 pm
vicgal77
vicgal77
26 July

Hammond Rise (WA) - Content-Living Build

Hammond Rise (WA) - Content-Living Build
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi Gibbo74, I know this is a long shot. We are about to move into the house you built. I realise you have since sold the house, but I was wondering if you had a copy of…

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vicgal77
Jul 26, 2019 6:01 pm
yymao
yymao
11 July

Increased site costs

Increased site costs
WA

I just get a quotation from a builder this week. Building a single storey house in Melton south Melbourne. And fixed site cost is only $7190 plus local council & oh& s…

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yymao
Jul 11, 2019 4:44 pm
thme
thme
10 July

Demolish & Build A New Home

Demolish & Build A New Home
WA

Demo should cost between $15-20k in Perth. If you’re in an older area with overhead power then you’ll be required to do a power dome conversion, which is no longer…

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thme
Jul 10, 2019 8:44 pm

Pre-cast/tilt up Concrete House Build Perth

Pre-cast/tilt up Concrete House Build Perth
WA

HI guys just had a google of this topic and happy to see that we some people are interested in concrete houses in Perth. I'm currently building a insulated precast home.…

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Charlie2019
Jun 27, 2019 3:41 pm
toddzilla
toddzilla
13 June

HGWA build Burns Beach- 8 months still no slab

HGWA build Burns Beach- 8 months still no slab
WA
1 ... 22, 23, 24

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
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
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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ASJ1981
May 29, 2019 10:43 pm
ASJ1981
Bruce18
Bruce18
25 May

Building new house - choosing a builder

Building new house - choosing a builder
WA

Hi Bruce. Where is the property located? Sam

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Bruce18
May 25, 2019 4:56 pm

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
Sethor
Sethor
1 May

Shadowline Cornice and skirting

Shadowline Cornice and skirting
WA

I'd go with Splayed as well.

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991
Sethor
May 01, 2019 4:54 pm
Pradipta
Pradipta
25 April

Layout planning

Layout planning
WA
1, 2

Hello Pradipta, if you have not signed up with the builder than i have started a new concept in western australia to Visualise the Floor plans in real size so you can…

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Pradipta
Apr 25, 2019 7:07 pm
Pradipta

Hi, if you have not signed up with the builder than i have started a new concept in western Australia to Visualise the Floor plans in real size so you can walk through…

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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
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
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
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

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