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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
thme
thme
1 h

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA
WA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

I think we're set on the Kajaani White now (went back to Homebase Subiaco yesterday to check out the Limecrete colours again, much to the kids disgust... :))). I'm prepared…

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thme
Jun 24, 2019 10:43 pm

Two Wells Dechellis Build

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

The house looks awesome congrats to you both.

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dave69
Jun 24, 2019 9:55 pm

Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

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

My SS said they deliver the gyprock early (and put some upstairs) so they don't have to try to do it while the scaffold is up later. They will quite possibly clad the…

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KingTaco
Jun 24, 2019 8:42 pm
KingTaco

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

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 573, 574, 575

Solicitor is off no help. Our solicitor is off no help for us. She just checked land paper documents. You might need an Engineer or architect to check all your…

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MrsAJ
Jun 24, 2019 8:17 pm

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!
NSW
1 ... 190, 191, 192

I hope you haven't paid them yet. Tell them they'll be paid when it is constructed to plan. They'll still make a profit at that price.

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amilelka
Jun 24, 2019 6:41 pm

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

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

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
Yara
Yara
Yesterday

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 738, 739, 740

Exactly.... 5k is a lot of electricity over many years.. Unless it's something like a home office etc.

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Yara
Jun 23, 2019 10:58 pm
Renman
Renman
Yesterday

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
Yesterday

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
Renman
Renman
Yesterday

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone

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

@D777 Can I get your hubby to do my one for me too? Lol

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Renman
Jun 23, 2019 2:07 pm
Renman
Renman
Renman
Yesterday

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

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

There are two issues at hand, one is the major creaks along the hallway and into the bedroom. The other one which is a bigger issue that bring out the joist company to…

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Renman
Jun 23, 2019 1:49 pm
Renman

A requirement in the design of our granny flat and some ground floor areas of the main house has been to be future proofed, for eg restricted mobility. This weekend I…

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Hillsbuilds
Jun 23, 2019 11:14 am
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
Ramee
Ramee
22 June

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

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

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
alt
alt
21 June

Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA

Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Im not too sure if the light is a ceiling light or a wall mounted light, I have been thinking about that the past few days actually! Would be cool to have a feature if…

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alt
Jun 21, 2019 10:05 pm
alt
Soph2
Soph2
21 June

Build Feed: Hallmark Homes - Vouge 298 - Caboolture QLD

Build Feed: Hallmark Homes - Vouge 298 - Caboolture QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3

Some builders do a lock box with the key in it, which our builder did. When we had organised a meeting with the supervisor I walk with him to the locked box & memorised…

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Soph2
Jun 21, 2019 10:02 pm
steel
steel
21 June

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

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

Key Handover was on Tuesday so now we can come and go as we please. Our flooring contractors started on Thursday and our Electrician on Wednesday so we had to rush around…

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steel
Jun 21, 2019 1:25 pm
Forg
Forg
21 June

Built in robes

Built in robes

For the bulkhead size, find a cabinet-maker (or whatever the correct term is for people who make the WIR's) and ask what they can do. Some can only do doors to a height…

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Forg
Jun 21, 2019 11:22 am
quinn077
quinn077
21 June

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are in!!!

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are in!!!
VIC
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Hi Dani, your house is beautiful well done! Just a little confused on your weatherboard colour is it dieskau or dieskau half strength?

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quinn077
Jun 21, 2019 1:04 am
Nismo
Nismo
20 June

Riverbreeze Estate, QLD

Riverbreeze Estate, QLD
QLD

I have a question about Soil test results. We received ours today & am questioning the results! The estate was previously farm land. My neighbours results came back as an…

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Nismo
Jun 20, 2019 10:59 pm
jagand
jagand
20 June

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 54, 55, 56

More than likely CBA will come up with a better valuation. They have matched the contract price for both myself and some of my friends. Worst case settling the land…

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jagand
Jun 20, 2019 6:01 pm
omuellr041
omuellr041
20 June

Building with Madison Homes??

Building with Madison Homes??
SA

Madison homes has a bad reputation. The director is Rino Varsalona. I have seen numerous of his clients and have not had any good reports from any of them. I have seen…

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omuellr041
Jun 20, 2019 4:28 pm
SejaeD
SejaeD
20 June

Newport Primeline vs Scyon Linea & Dulux Tranquil Retreat

Newport Primeline vs Scyon Linea & Dulux Tranquil Retreat

They are all good products but have you also check out the following: 1. Weathertex Primelock 2. BCG Nuline -

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SejaeD
Jun 20, 2019 1:53 pm
Rhani89
Rhani89
20 June

Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Finally got our issues with our slab design rectified. Coral agreed to recess our slab in the wet areas for $804 for all 4 wet area rooms, meaning our tiles will now be…

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Rhani89
Jun 20, 2019 1:25 pm
uday63
uday63
20 June

Anyone used Glen Fern (BORAL) Brick with Shale / Surfmist?

Anyone used Glen Fern (BORAL) Brick with Shale / Surfmist?
1, 2

Hi Mate, You thread has been an eye opener. We selected Boral Glenfern too and are currently in Frame stage.We have alarmed our builder to ensure the bricks are not…

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uday63
Jun 20, 2019 1:15 pm

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 37, 38, 39

Top floor is Champignon ¼ and bottom floor is Timeless Grey.

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jun 20, 2019 1:11 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
malypetu
malypetu
20 June

Building will th Wisdom Homes

Building will th Wisdom Homes
NSW

I haven't considered them but I will take a look at their designs

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malypetu
Jun 20, 2019 11:45 am

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