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dany
dany
15 April

Show us your facade...

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

was thinking of just doing the render on the projection . The bricks are no doubt really nice especially from the standard range. I have looked at other houses from…

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dany
Apr 15, 2019 4:40 pm
dany
dany
dany
28 March

How often do you visit your site?

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

i have made a time lapse for the pictures taken - it's not yet finished but just a snapshot . Have a look

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dany
Mar 28, 2019 1:17 pm
dany

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 53, 54, 55

To whoever compiled the summary and all the other contributors to the list - thank you thank you thank you!! Wish I'd found these forums a few months earlier, we're at…

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jacksonfunkdelhorno
Apr 23, 2019 7:21 pm

Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Eyebrows :lol: Doesn't it suck seeing all the rain go over your nice timber! So they won't be doing anything today or Friday?

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KingTaco
Apr 24, 2019 1:37 pm
KingTaco

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - enclosed stage

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - enclosed stage
QLD
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So I took that photo - it's of the kitchen/dining/living in the Clarendon Fairmont 40 on display at Rochedale. There are pictures online though, and yep there is a 3d…

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KingTaco
Apr 24, 2019 1:35 pm
KingTaco

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

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

Those colours upstairs look fantastic! Are they how you imagined? Looking forward to seeing the downstairs finished

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KingTaco
Apr 24, 2019 1:27 pm
KingTaco

First Time Builders/Buyers

First Time Builders/Buyers

I agree that new houses generally cost more. But then you can tailor everything to what you want, and there's less compromise. You're building the house with the layout…

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KingTaco
Apr 24, 2019 1:18 pm
KingTaco
Lemans
Lemans
50 m

Wrong orientation

Wrong orientation

You can consider adding skylights in rooms that don’t get much natural lighting? It’s really the only thing i could think of.

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Lemans
Apr 24, 2019 1:05 pm

Recessed sliding door is flushed to internal floor slab

Recessed sliding door is flushed to internal floor slab
NSW

Hi , we're going through the same issue with our builder. What did you end up doing?

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rob2190
Apr 24, 2019 10:26 am

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 30, 31, 32

Hi guys, we are in the contract stage. Any thoughts on what to keep an eye on? Thanks in advance for your help :)

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MickeyDonald
Apr 24, 2019 10:18 am

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 726, 727, 728

something similar happened for our washrooms, and we were so glad to change the tiles.Its was a blessing in disguise.Glad it worked out for you

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Kvav27
Apr 24, 2019 9:49 am

Engineered flooring options

Engineered flooring options

We put satin finish Boral spotted gum in XL size down as n our last house. Lived there for 10 years and floor looked as good as new after 10 years. Had strict shoes off…

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Rockflathead
Apr 24, 2019 9:48 am

Good builders in Perth without "dale alcock" price tag

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

The DAH tradies that built our place were on a Summit job before they did ours

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Althom
Apr 24, 2019 9:26 am
Althom

Private inspector

Private inspector

Private inspectors are not part of the contract between the owner and the builder but are there to advise you. They have no power to direct the builder. I have been doing…

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building-expert
Apr 24, 2019 12:38 am
building-expert

Burbank homes

Burbank homes
VIC

You are so welcome, hoping we can save families from going through what we have gone through.

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Tessa130185
Apr 23, 2019 6:52 pm

What is data point??

What is data point??

Coffee roasters and those who roast, brew and serve the ultimate cup of coffee are now esteemed professionals within the social…

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alexeslkmreed1
Apr 23, 2019 5:03 pm
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PBN84
Apr 23, 2019 3:29 pm
PBN84

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
1 ... 718, 719, 720

Hi guys, New member here! Not sure if this is the right place to ask this but if not please point me in the right direction! Myself and my fiancee are looking at…

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mhclarke
Apr 23, 2019 3:00 pm
Bao Nguyen
Bao Nguyen
Yesterday

Allcastle Homes

Allcastle Homes
NSW

Thats reassuring

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Bao Nguyen
Apr 23, 2019 11:24 am
Monkey55
Monkey55
Yesterday

Eden Two Wells SA

Eden Two Wells SA
SA
1, 2, 3

Howdy, What bricks are these please? Oh the dust!!! Im so tempted to dust the frame before the internal walls go up..

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Monkey55
Apr 23, 2019 10:03 am
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ajce15
Apr 23, 2019 8:02 am

Easter Monday 22nd April 2019 We’ve been very happy with our build from coral homes so far. If we’ve encountered any small issues the SS rectified straight away.…

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Country Home
Apr 23, 2019 7:29 am
alexp79
alexp79
22 April

Building a low chemical home - looking for interior wall cla

Building a low chemical home - looking for interior wall cla
QLD

Firecrunch are good (but a bit pricey in my opinion, e.g. $10 per sqm of 10 mm board +GST), there are several big vendors at Alibaba and I suspect Firecrunch are likely…

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alexp79
Apr 22, 2019 11:59 pm
kaycee
kaycee
22 April

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Rawson Homes is ruthless when these situations arise. They are always waiting for these opportunity and will never let a chance pass by. Other builders such as Eden Brae…

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kaycee
Apr 22, 2019 11:25 pm
ben888
ben888
22 April

Layout planning

Layout planning
WA
1, 2

I think your new plan looks much more well laid out that the initial plan. But a few points to consider: There isn't much pantry space in your kitchen of that size.…

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ben888
Apr 22, 2019 9:18 pm
ben888
Jandak
Jandak
22 April

Has anyone built with JKW Constructions in Brisbane?

Has anyone built with JKW Constructions in Brisbane?
QLD
1, 2

Mk88, Just wondering how your build is going and if you have any progress shots to share? Would you mind me asking approx price/square meter?

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Jandak
Apr 22, 2019 8:44 pm

Week 37 No real action from Como this week. Some small fixes - concrete touch ups at the front of the garage, extra drainage around the back, one…

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Clareymoo
Apr 22, 2019 7:52 pm
darb74
darb74
22 April

indoor gas point and electrical points advice

indoor gas point and electrical points advice

Yeah I too reckon a powerpoint for vacuuming hallway would be useful. Good spot for a single GPO then would be wall section leading into BED3 (left side). If your are…

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darb74
Apr 22, 2019 7:35 pm
darb74
ymiao4398
ymiao4398
22 April

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

you can always negotiate, before signing, just don;t do it after signing the tender.

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ymiao4398
Apr 22, 2019 7:13 pm

BATH 'PROTECTION DEVICE'?? Finally the mystery timber box that appeared a few weeks ago onsite has been explained! My wife and I were both a bit…

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darb74
Apr 22, 2019 6:37 pm
darb74

Side walls of kitchen drawers

Side walls of kitchen drawers

May I know the color or the type of material the side walls of the drawer are made up of????????

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PavinderSingh
Apr 22, 2019 5:12 pm
PavinderSingh
Macher
Macher
22 April

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified
VIC
1, 2

Progress I will keep updating these dates as best I can. Intial deposit 9 April 2018 Preliminary contract 3 August 2018 Final contract signing 10 December 2018 Final…

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Macher
Apr 22, 2019 3:35 pm
Macher
Chumper
Chumper
22 April

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 75, 76, 77

Hi ER Can you please pm me. I would love to get your opinion on sperway homes. I am currently consider building with them. And there are things that you have blogged…

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Chumper
Apr 22, 2019 2:13 pm

This is my 2nd home but first attempt and owner builder. I will upload my journey as i go along. i will also post my tradies details ( depending if they did a good job to…

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Tony Angievski
Apr 22, 2019 10:30 am
r_13
r_13
22 April

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

This is the reason why NBN doesn't work properly, people cutting cables and leaking NBN out all over the ground everywhere! :lol:

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r_13
Apr 22, 2019 9:02 am
r_13

Rawson Homes in Bardia,Edmondson Park

Rawson Homes in Bardia,Edmondson Park

Hi, Due to council requirements I have to maintain my FFL at certain height but to make driveway I have to drop my garage. My original plan was to make garage at same…

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wenty to bardia
Apr 22, 2019 7:16 am
MaureenDean
MaureenDean
21 April

Henley homes

Henley homes

Thank you for your valuable advice.

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MaureenDean
Apr 21, 2019 10:05 pm
Melos
Melos
21 April

Mcdonald Jones - tavira three - extending the width

Mcdonald Jones - tavira three - extending the width

Congrats on the new build. If you are building with cdc for a single storey home you need a side setback of 90cm on each side

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Melos
Apr 21, 2019 7:39 pm
GEOnTREY
GEOnTREY
21 April

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Wow that would be lovely to tour Japan 🙂 Well our 1st inspection couldn't have held anything up because everything was fixed while the Inspector was there on site.

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GEOnTREY
Apr 21, 2019 11:38 am
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Tim65
Apr 21, 2019 9:53 am
Tim65
Rachael13
Rachael13
20 April

Upgrades

Upgrades

Hi Melbournevic, We just have upstairs or downstairs on or both, no zoning for certain areas.

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Rachael13
Apr 20, 2019 8:19 pm
Rachael13
Niel07
Niel07
20 April

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 764, 765, 766

We were released to construction mid march. Progress was slow getting started due to the weather, but we have had slab laid last week!

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Niel07
Apr 20, 2019 6:43 pm
MyFirst
MyFirst
20 April

Can Pryda strap underside joists cause metal clanging sound?

Can Pryda strap underside joists cause metal clanging sound?

Yes speed bracing where it has a bolt in the middle of the X. On my engineering drawing it's says pyrda strap. Lucky is isolated to the master br. Where the small…

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MyFirst
Apr 20, 2019 2:57 pm
Renman
Renman
19 April

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 97, 98, 99

Thanks QM. Hopefully it turns out as we expected.

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Renman
Apr 19, 2019 11:42 pm
Renman
Rachael13
Rachael13
19 April

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!
VIC
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Hi Bri - good to hear that you're loving your home - can't believe that it has been a year time has flow. Have you fallen in love with the galaxy rug? Nothing like…

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Rachael13
Apr 19, 2019 10:49 pm
Rachael13

It's been an amazing journey rebuilding our home and we are still at it. Time flies when you're flat out. …

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Rachael13
Apr 19, 2019 10:45 pm
Rachael13
thme
thme
19 April

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I’ve been surprised that most Saturday’s they’ve been working. Most days they’re there until around 5pm. I get the feeling they give them pretty tight deadlines…

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thme
Apr 19, 2019 7:05 pm
Joker
Joker
19 April

Cost of Marble stone benches

Cost of Marble stone benches

Definitely don't put marble in kitchen as have had in bathrooms and staining is very easily done,quartz marble looks just as good and so much easier to look after,even…

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Joker
Apr 19, 2019 6:42 pm
gogo65
gogo65
19 April

Shadowline Cornice and skirting

Shadowline Cornice and skirting
WA

We had shadow line in our last house and had half splayed, it was a nice contemporary look. Our next house will be the same. I’m not sure that shadowline cornice leans…

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gogo65
Apr 19, 2019 2:36 pm
gogo65
Herre
Herre
19 April

Henley Electra 35 Building Altona 2019 - Knock Down rebuild

Henley Electra 35 Building Altona 2019 - Knock Down rebuild

Thanks for sharing, totally agree with your choice on AMP, 3 phases 63 amps will give you lots of flexibility to add extra appliances

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Herre
Apr 19, 2019 2:20 pm
Herre

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