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JenBarber
JenBarber
29 May

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
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Love the cladding and grey tones are gorgeous.

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JenBarber
May 29, 2019 9:19 am
JenBarber

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
Stewie D
Stewie D
17 June

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 54, 55, 56

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

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW
1 ... 785, 786, 787

Hi Bubs, They are the same with all the invoices, super quick. We were watching them finish ours & it arrived while we were at the site.

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jonesyGT
Jun 27, 2019 7:33 am
Rhetti
Rhetti
45 m

Building Univ student accommodation

Building Univ student accommodation

This advice is relevant to QLD, it may not be relevant to other states. If you have dwellings that are operating lawfully as student accommodation than you will be able…

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Rhetti
Jun 27, 2019 7:15 am
Rhetti

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hi Mish018 what was the outcome of your skirting issue? I had not thought of this and we have large windows in 2 locations.

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becks81
Jun 26, 2019 11:34 pm
amf139
amf139
10 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 739, 740, 741

Mark is still the GM of Wisdom. Call or email him at Wisdom.

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amf139
Jun 26, 2019 10:10 pm
amf139
Drew01
Drew01
11 h

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Billy with the height extenders

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Drew01
Jun 26, 2019 9:19 pm
Drew01

Return air filter. Do u have one in your new house?

Return air filter. Do u have one in your new house?

Hi I just realised I do not have a filter for my ducted heating return air. Could u check yours? I wonder is it standard or my builder's contractor left it out. Thanks

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MyFirst
Jun 26, 2019 9:09 pm

Getting close to completion. Little bit of ceilings to be touched up and wet area cornices to be painted, couple of tiles in the laundry linen cupboard to be installed,…

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thme
Jun 26, 2019 8:00 pm

#day73 Tiles have been laid and grouted in the wet areas. Kitchen splashback has been glued and are awaiting grout. #happy #tiles #reginagrey @beaumont.tiles #grout…

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NathanRetreat298
Jun 26, 2019 6:50 pm
NathanRetreat298
Rhetti
Rhetti
14 h

Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes
QLD
1, 2

We are building with Clarendon Homes if that's what you mean?

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Rhetti
Jun 26, 2019 6:21 pm
Rhetti
Renman
Renman
14 h

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 101, 102, 103

You still waiting on them for the carpet? viewtopic.php?t=86597Yes and for the joist company to arrange to come out to the house to inspect.

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Renman
Jun 26, 2019 6:04 pm
Renman
Renman
Renman
14 h

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone
SA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Mine was just left tied up into a bundle.

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Renman
Jun 26, 2019 6:03 pm
Renman

Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?
SA

Like Monkey55 we are at lock up with Format and have been very pleased with the build so far. There have been a couple of issues, but genuinely no huge deal. Look, I…

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Iguanatan
Jun 26, 2019 5:16 pm

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 21 - its like a lottery

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 21 - its like a lottery
NSW
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Hi i have picked similar tiles any chance you dont mind posting your room completed? Thank you Room with spatial triangle please

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tea82au
Jun 26, 2019 4:38 pm

4 of our 5 Condor Kinetic ventilators have been installed. These will ventilate the pool area, the stairwell “chimney”, the raked ceiling in the MBR and the rumpus.

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Hillsbuilds
Jun 26, 2019 2:27 pm
Forg
Forg
18 h

Double Garage in North Kellyville, NSW

Double Garage in North Kellyville, NSW
NSW

Council regulations are guidelines, and open to interpretation by council members themselves … when you ask for approval via the standard council Development Application…

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Forg
Jun 26, 2019 1:48 pm
kjane
kjane
24 h

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

I drove past your site to check out the demo, looks good, nice big block. Our build started 2-3 weeks after the demo so I'm guessing that long for the CC. I wonder what…

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kjane
Jun 26, 2019 8:08 am
catchganu
catchganu
Yesterday

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 574, 575, 576

Thanks, looking at it in detail. Will do the detailed comparison as well. Only thing extra seems to be the request for retaining wall due to cut and fill. Also some…

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catchganu
Jun 26, 2019 7:13 am

Other half checked the progress upstairs today View from where the bed will go: View from study: View from bed towards the street (robe opening included):

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alt
Jun 25, 2019 11:28 pm
alt
Kery_deep
Kery_deep
Yesterday

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
1 ... 719, 720, 721

Damian from South West Property Inspections 0404 320 455 Got from plenty fb recommendations Also look fo David from Jim’s Inspections This is for Sydney NSW We did…

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Kery_deep
Jun 25, 2019 11:22 pm
adrian20
adrian20
25 June

Built in robes

Built in robes

Hi guys thanks for the replys Just an update I asked the builder about how it works with them doing the built ins This is the response I got 'We add a NIB wall at the…

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adrian20
Jun 25, 2019 4:57 pm
Xale
Xale
25 June

Building with Ausbuild at Element, Griffin

Building with Ausbuild at Element, Griffin

I've been reading through the other Ausbuild topics but haven't seen any for Element yet! We're still in the really early stages but these are the dates we have so…

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Xale
Jun 25, 2019 2:24 pm
Renman
Renman
25 June

Two Wells Dechellis Build

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

Our next sink will have to be like your one.

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Renman
Jun 25, 2019 2:15 pm
Renman
KingTaco
KingTaco
24 June

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

House is looking great! I wonder why they put my stone bench tops down before doing the painting etc, but left yours off? Though the fact you're getting Diamond kitchen…

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KingTaco
Jun 24, 2019 8:39 pm
KingTaco

So hasn't really been an update in a while, mainly because there's not been much to update! The painting is now complete. The main floor tile finally arrived last week, so…

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KingTaco
Jun 24, 2019 8:26 pm
KingTaco
Muzza353
Muzza353
24 June

Anyone building the Kimberley through Dennis Family?

Anyone building the Kimberley through Dennis Family?
VIC

Just wondering, if anyone is currently building the Kimberley 24 in Victoria. If so I'd be interested in some pics or even a walk through if possible. Cheers Murray

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Muzza353
Jun 24, 2019 6:40 pm
betterman
betterman
24 June

Open Plan Family/Kitchen/Dining/Alfresco-TV & couch position

Open Plan Family/Kitchen/Dining/Alfresco-TV & couch position

thanks all, looks like everyone (in here and outside) is suggesting Option 1 is a better overall, and keeps a good flow from inside to out

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betterman
Jun 24, 2019 3:30 pm

PAINTING UNDERWAY.... So in the end we slightly altered our paint selections. We were wanting a light grey on the walls and some decent contrast…

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darb74
Jun 24, 2019 2:27 pm
darb74
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Nekual
Jun 24, 2019 12:05 pm

Waffle Slab Edge Beam.

Waffle Slab Edge Beam.

OT, That's how they teach 1st year engineering student how to design, analyse and build Structures Not recommended for real projects Tho Correct, Load bearing walls…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 24, 2019 10:37 am
StructuralBIMGuy
blackcat20
blackcat20
24 June

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping
VIC
1 ... 67, 68, 69

Couldn't tell you unfortunately, we have the heater set to turn on before we get up.

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blackcat20
Jun 24, 2019 9:01 am
blackcat20
Renman
Renman
23 June

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified
VIC
1, 2, 3

That was a big step down from the house to the slab but this removed by the landscaping paver. As we had to build a slope from the sliding door running down to the center…

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Renman
Jun 23, 2019 10:27 pm
Renman

New furniture 😍 bought this dining, coffee and lamp set today fingers crossed it all suits 🤞🏻

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Tysonandkaylie
Jun 23, 2019 7:41 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
23 June

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Looks amazing. We weren’t allowed to have a provincial design in our estate. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Jun 23, 2019 6:21 pm
Doulton777
1800
1800
23 June

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks Michelle, good to know it came below what they quoted you for site costs. Hopefully mines the same as my land is pretty flat according to the contour plans…

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1800
Jun 23, 2019 9:58 am

Engineer needed to approve retaining wall NSW North Shore

Engineer needed to approve retaining wall NSW North Shore
NSW

Hi Cookieng Check with your local Council Generally You don't require engineering drawings for low retaining walls? hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 23, 2019 7:28 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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Thylacene
Jun 22, 2019 7:10 pm

SELECTIONS FACE BRICK Midland Brick Menora RENDER Dune ROOF Monument MAIN TILES Belligen White WET TILES Belligen Charcoal WALL PAINT Snowy Mountain White Half

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chekii
Jun 22, 2019 6:26 pm
PBN84
PBN84
22 June

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

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

Look for wooden stakes with pink/white color around the top end of the stake. For illustration: https://www.allstakesupply.com.au/types ... rvey-pegs/

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PBN84
Jun 22, 2019 5:27 pm
PBN84

Aspire Designer Homes

Aspire Designer Homes
VIC

Hey nattyaddy Are you in yet? We are apparently "at site" now... but god what a trip it has been... and even now have had them through a few last things at us that were…

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MelissaKate
Jun 22, 2019 5:05 pm

We got the frame inspection report from NHI, and this where I really see the benefit of having expert opinion on a new build. They have found fair few issues of the frame…

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Ramee
Jun 22, 2019 4:07 pm

And the stone bench was installed thos morning

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alymei
Jun 22, 2019 3:47 pm
aaron07
aaron07
22 June

New Build - Gemmill Homes - Nevada

New Build - Gemmill Homes - Nevada
WA
1, 2, 3

The new house builds looking amazing, after all the final wait got over and everyone settled nicely with 4 squares around them. None the less it is one of the sweetest…

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aaron07
Jun 22, 2019 12:30 pm

The roof and gutters went on this week. They also rendered some of the upper wall areas.

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amilelka
Jun 22, 2019 11:06 am
Tran18
Tran18
22 June

Building contract with Metricon

Building contract with Metricon
VIC

I bailed out and have not looked back. This doesnt help you, I know but I wasnt prepared to have more ‘surprises’ with them.

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Tran18
Jun 22, 2019 9:20 am
Renman
Renman
22 June

Colour grout on Bluestone

Colour grout on Bluestone
VIC

Just wondering if anyone know why brand and colour grout that they used on their bluestone? If you have any photos of it as well that would be great. We have to be make…

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Renman
Jun 22, 2019 9:16 am
Renman
Wheninrome
Wheninrome
22 June

Anyone has built/building with masters realty group (MRG) ?

Anyone has built/building with masters realty group (MRG) ?
NSW

Hi, Did you end up building with masters realty group? I’ve been looking at their packages as well but can’t find anything much about them Thanks

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Wheninrome
Jun 22, 2019 7:30 am
Choccydog
Choccydog
22 June

KDR Site costs - project home builders

KDR Site costs - project home builders

Hi all, I was just wondering for those that have signed house contracts with site costs being “provisional”, was it in your tender doc or included in the schedule of…

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Choccydog
Jun 22, 2019 12:42 am
catchganu
catchganu
22 June

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - South Ripley

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - South Ripley
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks thought so.., not like hall mark where they advertise 30 yrs structural

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catchganu
Jun 22, 2019 12:29 am

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