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Simonds Cleland in Adelaide

Simonds Cleland in Adelaide
SA

Fantastic that’s awesome glad to hear your having a good expirience :D Is your site supervisor Andy? Look forward to seeing it progress !!

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Tysonandkaylie
Jan 18, 2019 7:48 pm
alexisonfire
alexisonfire
Yesterday

Two Wells Dechellis Build

Two Wells Dechellis Build
SA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Between us. She is 146. The Preston Alfresco is also on display at Munno Para. I havent been to Moana before. Might be worth a drive. The Preston is a nice big house…

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alexisonfire
Jan 18, 2019 9:58 am
alexisonfire
Irish Curley
Irish Curley
17 January

Building the Cleo two story with Simonds SA - Lock up

Building the Cleo two story with Simonds SA - Lock up
SA
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Kudos for choosing a local florist. We should be supporting our own local flower growers and florist and help their business. Btw, the orchids are really awesome.

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Irish Curley
Jan 17, 2019 4:07 pm
Irish Curley

Rear veranda finally done and thats pretty much done Still have a few things left inside - finally started fixing my skirtings today and will be doing my touchup painting…

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Entilzha
Jan 15, 2019 9:12 pm
Margin
Margin
15 January

Bradford homes sa- any experiences?

Bradford homes sa- any experiences?
SA

I know your feeling, I am a stickler when it comes to weighing up value for money. I compared many builders, asked around (i.e. contacted independent building inspectors)…

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Margin
Jan 15, 2019 4:24 pm
alexp79
alexp79
14 January

Best block orientation for forever home

Best block orientation for forever home
SA

Ideally you would want your living spaces facing North and your bedrooms facing South.

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alexp79
Jan 14, 2019 10:16 pm
johngraham
johngraham
11 January

Deciding on a Builder in Adelaide

Deciding on a Builder in Adelaide
SA

Hey Adelaide Girl, who did you end up choosing? We used for our holiday home (York Peninsula) in 2016. We couldn't speak more highly…

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johngraham
Jan 11, 2019 11:44 am
johngraham
Trent Smith
Trent Smith
10 January

Valuation in Angle Vale, SA

Valuation in Angle Vale, SA
SA

Where abouts in Angle Vale are you building? I am building in Angle Vale with Dechellis, building a house same living size for around 385k, it is 346square with garage…

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Trent Smith
Jan 10, 2019 8:39 pm
amilelka
amilelka
7 January

Show us your facade...

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

We chose vinyl timber look Venetians for our windows. We have a park across the road so we wanted to be able to completely open the blinds for the views. Plus it was a…

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amilelka
Jan 07, 2019 3:38 pm

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

We have had no work done from the22nd Dec, just hoping that when they come back on 14th Jan, they prioritise us n get our handover done. Any more updates from you? Hope…

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excited_builders
Jan 03, 2019 10:36 am
PBN84
PBN84
1 January

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
SA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi guys, Wishing every day of the new year to be filled with success, happiness and prosperity for you and your family.Happy new year.

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PBN84
Jan 01, 2019 6:25 pm
PBN84
Jolly
Jolly
20 December 2018

Eden Two Wells SA

Eden Two Wells SA
SA
1, 2

A very exciting tine for you. Has SA Housing indicated how long until the house will be completed? In our contract we have a 18 week build guarantee, with the…

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Jolly
Dec 20, 2018 11:43 pm
Jolly
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
20 December 2018

Statesman Felixstow Alfresco build in Two Wells, SA

Statesman Felixstow Alfresco build in Two Wells, SA
SA
1, 2, 3

Any photos of the Felixstowe Alfresco would be really helpful. We are looking to build a modified version next year. 😀

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Bebbsy
Dec 20, 2018 10:04 am
dany
dany
17 December 2018

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 30, 31, 32

well they have said they will replace the doors and dry out the floor. I have asked them to get the stairs assessed by the supplier / manufacturer . There is a race…

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dany
Dec 17, 2018 8:02 pm
dany
mumbron
mumbron
12 December 2018

Building 1st home with Hickingbotham in S.A

Building 1st home with Hickingbotham in S.A
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Still waiting on stovetop and oven, roller doors to be installed and door handles to be put on and hot water system to be hooked up and our damage pits for the septic and…

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mumbron
Dec 12, 2018 12:59 pm
Ajoshi1983
Ajoshi1983
11 December 2018

Distinctive Homes Adelaide

Distinctive Homes Adelaide
SA

Hi Estyfel our experience with Distinctive Homes has been pretty good.. construction has been ahead of schedule practically all through the build.. about 20 weeks for the…

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Ajoshi1983
Dec 11, 2018 8:19 pm
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Chelsea1990
Dec 07, 2018 4:52 pm
Infra Red
Infra Red
4 December 2018

Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA

Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA
SA
1, 2

That’s great news Hugebloke! Now the fun begins 😊 I hope you find somewhere cheap to live in the meantime and the build doesn’t take 2 years! That’s insane. We…

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Infra Red
Dec 04, 2018 10:47 pm
Monkey55
Monkey55
26 November 2018

Eden Two Wells SA

Eden Two Wells SA
SA

Hi there! Im (attempting to) building with Format Homes, on Magnolia Boulevard. Our estimate for footings, 276sqm, was $25k. Actual cost was $26.5, so pretty close. :)

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Monkey55
Nov 26, 2018 4:00 pm
Infra Red
Infra Red
18 November 2018

Our First Home - New Build SA

Our First Home - New Build SA
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Congratulations on getting keys! I hope it’s all sorted for you in the end.

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Infra Red
Nov 18, 2018 11:45 pm
benblinkau
benblinkau
18 November 2018

New build - Weeks Building Group SA

New build - Weeks Building Group SA
SA
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We used level earthworx. Lol.. don’t ask

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benblinkau
Nov 18, 2018 7:09 pm
benblinkau
melobious
melobious
10 November 2018

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone

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

So jealous, looks amaZing... we are no where near starting!

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melobious
Nov 10, 2018 1:19 pm
sweetswisssteel
sweetswisssteel
7 November 2018

Building Inspectors

Building Inspectors
SA

Tell them when you need to. Trust me, they won't do a better job just because you tell them you are using a building inspector. Work it out with your site supervisor and…

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sweetswisssteel
Nov 07, 2018 9:34 pm
Marlbling
Marlbling
7 November 2018

Building with Bentley Homes

Building with Bentley Homes
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Cat with the elevation thing I do feel your pain but I am in the other neighbors condition.. it is bizarre that at the beginning the land was flat but when our house…

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Marlbling
Nov 07, 2018 9:17 am
jads88
jads88
5 November 2018

Custom build Format Homes SA

Custom build Format Homes SA
SA
1, 2

Hi, There - 66K just for footings?! May I ask how big the house is and what street in Two Wells your building in? Is it in Eden Estate?

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jads88
Nov 05, 2018 12:55 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
4 November 2018

Render Colour (Has anyone got photos of half strength evenin

Render Colour (Has anyone got photos of half strength evenin
SA

Replace CMYK (Cyan Magenta Yellow Black) with CPYK (Colour pot your kitchen) hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 04, 2018 11:50 am
StructuralBIMGuy
michaelyoni64
michaelyoni64
4 November 2018

Building new home

Building new home
SA

Lynnly.... make sure you are specific at anything you want to be at a certain size. Even to the point of giving a tolerance.

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michaelyoni64
Nov 04, 2018 1:45 am
sparekh
sparekh
1 November 2018

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 51, 52, 53

I created a special webpage with all the summary of this thread so far. It helps to see everything consolidated on one page and get easy access ( easy to remember site…

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sparekh
Nov 01, 2018 4:13 pm
sparekh
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melfordgurl
Oct 28, 2018 3:55 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
21 October 2018

Simonds Prague Modified - Adelaide

Simonds Prague Modified - Adelaide
SA

With the ensuite have you thought about/talked to Cahill about putting a shower seat instead where the duct was? We have one in ours and it's actually amazing (and as…

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JM1911A1
Oct 21, 2018 8:45 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
21 October 2018

Mount Barker Thread

Mount Barker Thread
SA
1 ... 16, 17, 18

You'd be best contacting the Bluestone developer team to confirm - we're next door at Springlake who only uses ELGas but not all developers have specific requirements.

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JM1911A1
Oct 21, 2018 8:35 pm
JM1911A1
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
21 October 2018

Building Modified Statesman Ashville

Building Modified Statesman Ashville
SA
1, 2, 3

Congrats on your house being completed, it looks lovely. You have made similar choices to ours in your selections and wondered if you would have time to post a few more…

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Bebbsy
Oct 21, 2018 3:45 pm
jm_928
jm_928
14 October 2018

Lightweight builders in Adelaide SA - Rivergum, Sarah, etc

Lightweight builders in Adelaide SA - Rivergum, Sarah, etc
SA

I was originally going to build with Rivergum but my site was quite difficult and after months or delays and going back and forth over a period of months in the end they…

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jm_928
Oct 14, 2018 5:45 pm

Hello, I would like to get advice on SP10 glazing on western wall. This is a kitchen window & butlers. I have heard that SP10 is more prone to dirt and hard to clean,…

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Trent Smith
Oct 14, 2018 10:52 am
Santo65
Santo65
11 October 2018

Adelaide Marcoola 32

Adelaide Marcoola 32
SA

Banks!!! Can't live with 'em and can't live without 'em :/

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Santo65
Oct 11, 2018 9:43 am
Santo65
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
8 October 2018

Decking new Alfresco

Decking new Alfresco
SA

Thanks KingTaco, that looks really good.

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Melbournevic
Oct 08, 2018 5:46 pm
Jolly
Jolly
6 October 2018

First Home Build - Fairmont Homes

First Home Build - Fairmont Homes
SA

Can’t wait to see progress pictures of your journey 😀

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Jolly
Oct 06, 2018 9:58 am
Jolly
Black Duck
Black Duck
26 September 2018

New Build - Weeks Building Group - Balhannah SA

New Build - Weeks Building Group - Balhannah SA
SA
1, 2, 3

Thank you, really appreciate that :-) We have been happy with process so far, time will tell I guess. Couple of little things haven't been quite right - but we know we…

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Black Duck
Sep 26, 2018 4:02 pm
Noavzo
Noavzo
22 September 2018

Trades Recommendation - Adelaide

Trades Recommendation - Adelaide
SA

Hi all, I'm looking soon to build with Metricon in Adelaide, but I am after some customer recommendations on a few trades rather than go through hi pages etc I'm looking…

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Noavzo
Sep 22, 2018 9:25 pm
phantom18
phantom18
17 September 2018

New Home Questions

New Home Questions
SA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Has anyone brought blinds from Blinds Online? Were they any good?

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phantom18
Sep 17, 2018 4:12 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
3 September 2018

Plumbing - How to use rainwater

Plumbing - How to use rainwater
SA

We're building a new home (trenches digging as we speak) and are required to have a rainwater tank. I need to talk to…

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Pepsi_Drinker
Sep 04, 2018 12:48 am
Pepsi_Drinker
Galinda Ruggedo
Galinda Ruggedo
28 August 2018

Building first home - adelaide

Building first home - adelaide
SA

Hi there, 1. Turn-key packages are supposed to mean a property that someone can purchase and immediately…

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Galinda Ruggedo
Aug 28, 2018 12:17 pm
Galinda Ruggedo
Rajvin
Rajvin
22 August 2018

Building with sterling homes adelaide

Building with sterling homes adelaide
SA

Hi MrsDi, I did not end up signing the contract with Sterling, they were unable to clarify a fixed price contract before signing the contract. I have signed a contract…

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Rajvin
Aug 22, 2018 12:32 pm
stoff17
stoff17
12 August 2018

Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)

Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)
SA

Yeah playing the waiting game with curing is so annoying but the right thing to do. Driving past every day and as much as the slab makes you happy, hunting for the next…

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stoff17
Aug 12, 2018 9:46 pm
nofaiya
nofaiya
10 August 2018

Have anyone building/built with Precision Homes (Adelaide)?

Have anyone building/built with Precision Homes (Adelaide)?
SA

Hi everyone. I had recevied the quotation from Precision Homes, it seems about 100k higher than i quote from other builders (Rivergum, Kookabara, Regent homes, and Coast…

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nofaiya
Aug 10, 2018 3:05 pm
Monkey55
Monkey55
6 August 2018

Eden Estate Two Wells SA

Eden Estate Two Wells SA
SA
1, 2

Thats what I thought too. The stage two civil works are all done, so not sure why its still blocked off. Maybe its easier then blocking off the two roads that branch…

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Monkey55
Aug 06, 2018 3:04 pm
Tidus0
Tidus0
31 July 2018

SA Housing Centre - Advice!

SA Housing Centre - Advice!
SA

I know this may be a little late for some but a few things with SA Housing Centre (I’m building the Idaho Alfresco). 1. The 10k is if you go with KeyStart and take the…

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Tidus0
Jul 31, 2018 10:08 pm

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