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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?
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I checked my site not long ago and i realized that these guys were slowing their work to make me pay more so i started going to the site atleast 3 times a week…

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brightstarshine
Jul 05, 2019 4:45 pm
brightstarshine

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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No fixed windows in the bedroom. Water point + gas point + electric point in alfresco for have small outdoor kitchen cooking

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brightstarshine
Jul 20, 2019 8:34 pm
brightstarshine

So we're up to week 7 of our build and have most of the ground floor frame up and some of the sliding doors and windows in. Received a call from our S/S (1st time he'd…

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ourrawsonbalmoral38
Jul 22, 2019 10:57 am

Who to call post build to inspect problems

Who to call post build to inspect problems
NSW

Hi We completed construction almost 2 years ago but have had problems with one bathroom since day one. Water leaking, mould, tile growth etc...Lots of back and forth with…

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Rocchet
Jul 22, 2019 10:47 am

KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16
NSW
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Massive job. The boys took nearly a day to do it. Even if I had provisioned it, the cost would have worked out the same getting the fittings connected.

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SteveMc
Jul 22, 2019 10:41 am
SteveMc

Brand new house garage cracks

Brand new house garage cracks
QLD

Hi mvlouman You will need to put photos up and more info is required, ie soil type, Raft slab, Waffle slab,etc,etc What is required is the rate of Change... It's then…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 22, 2019 10:33 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Yarrabank Homes

Yarrabank Homes
VIC
1, 2

Thanks Chad. Wow, that gives it a totally different look. Best of luck with your build. Regards, Ducky

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DUCKY
Jul 22, 2019 9:52 am

sbg homes

sbg homes
VIC
1, 2

Yes our house was completed after year. Overall I'm happy with the house but there are outstanding issues still. They had to pay me a penalty as they exceeded the…

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Capri33
Jul 22, 2019 9:14 am

Home Consultants

Home Consultants

When you take items out of the contract the builder keeps the profit margin..why bother you aren't saving anything? Have everything included that you can afford, compare…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 22, 2019 8:14 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Wow Thanks a lot for that informative reply! It is very good to hear they are aiming for 125 calendar days. Good thing about having an individual inspector is that you…

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Ramee
Jul 22, 2019 4:58 am

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Hi, Nice build. Is the slab extension outdoors? What will the surface finish be ?

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GoneBuilding
Jul 22, 2019 1:10 am

Hi, Can someone tell me what this ceiling vent is called and what it's for ? I can't find the technical name for it ? How many is required in a home and normally where…

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GoneBuilding
Jul 22, 2019 1:02 am
thme
thme
11 h

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

We decided to do our own floor coverings in the end. We were thinking about doing carpet with them, however their markup was just too much. They wanted $6,200 for the 4…

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thme
Jul 21, 2019 11:49 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 741, 742, 743

our SS had phone call with us every friday, it's really depends on different people

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melindaz
Jul 21, 2019 11:40 pm

While we're still free to change things, can anyone see any issues with the layout that we may not have considered?

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cobalt
Jul 21, 2019 11:39 pm

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique
1 ... 4, 5, 6

I will also build with metricon classique facade. I am just wondering when you upgrade the first floor to 2.7m high, do we need to upgrade the facade timber window to be…

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HomeWill
Jul 21, 2019 11:24 pm
Jlsut2
Jlsut2
13 h

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes
VIC

My husband and I are currently building with Elara Homes in West Gippsland and we have only positive feedback about them. The build quality is excellent and their…

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Jlsut2
Jul 21, 2019 10:21 pm

Cost Variations post Quote

Cost Variations post Quote

I'm not privy to the contract and so I can't say but it seems ridiculous for you to have to bear the cost of both recycled water and a variation for a water tank unless…

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SaveH2O
Jul 21, 2019 9:18 pm
SaveH2O

Getting back to your original paint issue, if you can see the RGB values of the Snowdrift, the red is the dominant colour which gives it the warmth (or beige look as you…

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darb74
Jul 21, 2019 5:42 pm
darb74
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MrSingh
Jul 21, 2019 3:50 pm

Romeo homes, rawdon hill homes, premier builders group

Romeo homes, rawdon hill homes, premier builders group

Premier builders group was like a sales company. Sales were started at the displays. Then several builders (3-4) would tender for each job. Each home (including displays)…

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CarnTheHawks
Jul 21, 2019 2:06 pm
zoelouise
zoelouise
Yesterday

Laminate bench top with waterfall

Laminate bench top with waterfall

Thanks for that! Looks great. Ours is 38mm thick so will be similar thickness to yours.

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zoelouise
Jul 21, 2019 10:27 am

We recently put our rmax boards on the upper floor with battens - had to make sure that the battens were laser installed to ensure that they were dead straight. Next steps…

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gablesrocks
Jul 20, 2019 7:03 pm
lozsyd
lozsyd
20 July

Boston 42 with Clarendon

Boston 42 with Clarendon

I'm building in Epping. We haven't signed contract yet so can't help you with that one! Please let me know how you go!

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lozsyd
Jul 20, 2019 7:01 pm
basicbeans
basicbeans
20 July

New build - cost to extend the room size

New build - cost to extend the room size

Thank you both! Seems like not a really huge amount so I like to consider this extension option. I was worried to ask the builder as I was thinking the cost might be…

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basicbeans
Jul 20, 2019 4:42 pm
ad0303
ad0303
20 July

Clarendon Boston 35

Clarendon Boston 35
NSW

Hi All, I am building Boston 35 with Clarendon and wanted to share ideas and learnings with folks having exp. with Clarend on. My Journey so far: 17/06/19 - $1000…

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ad0303
Jul 20, 2019 4:25 pm

Difficult to take photos with the scaffolding up. But I had a go. They put the wrong shaped decorative vent on so we have to wait for that to be delivered to continue on.…

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Rhetti
Jul 20, 2019 3:43 pm
Rhetti
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RKDALD
Jul 20, 2019 2:38 pm
amilelka
amilelka
20 July

New home build - Custom Design WA

New home build - Custom Design WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

I've never heard about those air circulation systems, I might look into them. When we did our aircon plans we were concerned about it being difficult to heat such a…

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amilelka
Jul 20, 2019 1:24 pm
strawbola
strawbola
20 July

Building with MainVue at Woodlea - Amalfi 632

Building with MainVue at Woodlea - Amalfi 632
VIC
1, 2

Thanks! Yep its flying. Lucky we live very close so we've been visiting every few days. So good to see the progress.

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strawbola
Jul 20, 2019 12:37 pm

Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Hi All, Our journey continues. Haven’t posted in a while as not a lot happening whilst we go back and forth with plans and changes. For the most part the process has…

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Stephen and Jo
Jul 20, 2019 11:45 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
20 July

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 47, 48, 49

Hey Shaz, have you seen this thread - ? That's the page their landscaping starts. They had a professional do it - which is something we all dream of. Haha.

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cat_dunc
Jul 20, 2019 8:47 am
cat_dunc

Stormwater Charged System Required?

Stormwater Charged System Required?

On narrow difficult blocks, The last technical items should really be considered first, eg retaining,services,etc Otherwise, once the house is built, you are left in a…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 20, 2019 8:36 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Salfield
Salfield
20 July

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Yep it’s above the unrendered part we spoke about before. It’s supposed to look the same as the stairs. God only knows why it’s like it is. We never saw drawings of…

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Salfield
Jul 20, 2019 6:35 am
Netparsley
Netparsley
19 July

Off the plan nightmare

Off the plan nightmare

We are trying to stop settlement but as the certificate of occupancy has been issued it’s not easy to do. We are worried that nothing will be fixed once settlement has…

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Netparsley
Jul 19, 2019 9:50 pm

14th July 2019 - Alfresco roof files & gutter done (slow…

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JiMb00
Jul 19, 2019 6:49 pm
JiMb00

HALLWAY WALL LOOKING BETTER We were onsite checking out the hallway wall (& also doing some cleaning up) and our supervisor dropped by to also…

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darb74
Jul 19, 2019 6:44 pm
darb74

They are right above the page numbers.

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SaveH2O
Jul 19, 2019 4:42 pm
SaveH2O
alexp79
alexp79
19 July

Non compliant cladding crisis

Non compliant cladding crisis

Needs to be rendered with acrylic render, so not so cheap.

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alexp79
Jul 19, 2019 3:29 pm
shokel1975
shokel1975
19 July

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
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Hi Rex, I’m not sure what brand the cladding is, but we definitely have insulation batts in external walls upstairs 😀

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shokel1975
Jul 19, 2019 12:58 pm
shokel1975

The driveway, with our additions, was done yesterday. The goop is now also off the windows.

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TiredHalo
Jul 19, 2019 12:03 pm
TiredHalo
Gsl
Gsl
19 July

Issue with defects rectification after the PC walk

Issue with defects rectification after the PC walk

Hi all, I thought it's better to give you an update regarding our issue as finally we are seeing a light at end of the tunnel. I think this information would be useful…

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Gsl
Jul 19, 2019 11:57 am
Mashee
Mashee
19 July

Insulation

Insulation
VIC

Wow amazing detailed reply darb74 .Thank you so much for your time and effort on that..Really appreciate it..

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Mashee
Jul 19, 2019 9:42 am
Norts33
Norts33
18 July

Recommendations for Private Inspectors & Contract Review

Recommendations for Private Inspectors & Contract Review

Thanks for the feedback and links. Really appreciate it. Cheers.

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Norts33
Jul 18, 2019 11:34 pm
Marek
Marek
18 July

Slab expansion joints and tiling

Slab expansion joints and tiling

I would probably get some experienced jointsealers to seal the expansion joint as well. Leave it to them I use these guys www.gcsealsqld.com. Pity your in VIC…

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Marek
Jul 18, 2019 8:00 pm
SejaeD
SejaeD
18 July

Timber vs James Hardie Scyon Linea weatherboards?

Timber vs James Hardie Scyon Linea weatherboards?

I use a company called Skyon Building group for all my cladding. They install both FC and timber products such as Weathertex. Weathertex is a brilliant product made from…

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SejaeD
Jul 18, 2019 7:14 pm

Underground water tank in All external pipework done. Thanks to limcora absolutely cracking job today.

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Tony Angievski
Jul 18, 2019 6:44 pm

Ensuite looking good Love the work in linen!

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alymei
Jul 18, 2019 5:54 pm

Hey Rhetti I found on our plan where it says about the support under the bottom track of the sliding door, and yep meant to be a brick sill. At least now we can be…

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KingTaco
Jul 18, 2019 4:21 pm
KingTaco
dulie
dulie
18 July

How to find missing pegs on the boundary?

How to find missing pegs on the boundary?
VIC

8 years too late to this thread

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dulie
Jul 18, 2019 3:33 pm
dulie

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