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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

Building with Thrive Homes

Building with Thrive Homes
NSW

Hi I would love to know what you now think of your Thrive built homes?

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MJD91
Jul 22, 2019 11:49 pm

Developer Approval in Lollipop Hill/Manor Lakes

Developer Approval in Lollipop Hill/Manor Lakes

Hi rksindvani , Manor lakes estate had 3-4 stage titlements this month and further stages titling end of this month . I know few people who are also waiting for…

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Sag2112
Jul 22, 2019 11:16 pm

Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

From my experience you are better off talking directly with the window fabricator, as their systems tell them exactly what is possible with glazing spans and what glass…

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darb74
Jul 22, 2019 10:40 pm
darb74

Valeco Homes

Valeco Homes
QLD
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While they're trying to spin it as a positive in terms of "capacity to build", Rimfire Homes' MR Category is only $30-60M - Valeco were $60-120M prior to cancelling their…

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iTool
Jul 22, 2019 9:17 pm

Cutting down or waiting to start build?

Cutting down or waiting to start build?
SA

We have decided to cut out the extras and build! Yay my (and your arguments win) haha

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melobious
Jul 22, 2019 8:58 pm

Garage slab poured last week Shelving all in Tub going in Undercoating all happening today

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alt
Jul 22, 2019 8:37 pm
alt

We're nearing the end of our build now. Having some issues to resolve with council before they allow us to lay our driveway and footpath which will be the…

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Milkman
Jul 22, 2019 6:56 pm

Raised house

Raised house

Highest point 1m lowest point 0.4m...

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EdB84
Jul 22, 2019 6:31 pm

Gutter on top of brick wall

Gutter on top of brick wall

You can also have a box gutter which sits on the inside but a lot of builders dont like them as if they arent installed correctly they tend to overflow and leak, but if…

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SejaeD
Jul 22, 2019 4:32 pm

Our Acacia Home

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

Hi Shazaw!! We recently finished our landscaping ... I will try to find pics. Unfortunately our grass isn’t doing too well because of lack of rain and we laid it in…

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trimum
Jul 22, 2019 3:56 pm
trimum

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!
NSW
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Thanks so much SteveMc. We are really happy with it. I love the French pattern travertine. So happy he talked me into it. Really looking forward to the plants outside…

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MrsJM
Jul 22, 2019 3:51 pm
MrsJM
kester
kester
10 h

Home Consultants

Home Consultants

Thanks…

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kester
Jul 22, 2019 1:46 pm
DanC
DanC
10 h

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 860, 861, 862

Hi guys I'm just completing some research on builders in QLD however I am unable to find Porter Davis (or Barrett Property) in the QBCC Licence search. Has anyone been…

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DanC
Jul 22, 2019 1:32 pm

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 option to extend. I was worried to ask the builder as I was thinking the cost might be…

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Melbournevic
Jul 22, 2019 12:45 pm

Hey structuralBIMGuy Soil type is S/P not sure what's the slap type though. Ground movements in order of 10mm to 20mm.

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mvlouman
Jul 22, 2019 11:58 am
SejaeD
SejaeD
12 h

Who to call post build to inspect problems

Who to call post build to inspect problems
NSW

you definitely need a building inspector. I have one who is excellent with defects. Pm me if you want his details

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SejaeD
Jul 22, 2019 11:28 am

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

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
DUCKY
DUCKY
14 h

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
Ramee
Ramee
19 h

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
24 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
melindaz
melindaz
Yesterday

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
HomeWill
HomeWill
Yesterday

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
Yesterday

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
darb74
darb74
Yesterday

Paint colours

Paint colours

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
CarnTheHawks
CarnTheHawks
Yesterday

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
21 July

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
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

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
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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

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