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Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
24 November

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Our advice would be to visit as much as possible. Although most site supervisors don't allow access unless they are present for insurance reasons, there is no harm popping…

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Houspect NSW
Nov 24, 2017 10:18 pm
Houspect NSW
Tracyt
Tracyt
21 October

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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We planned to do ours after. However we were lucky to find the tiler was happy to do a side job during the build. We are glad we did because now the driveway will…

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Tracyt
Oct 21, 2017 8:00 am
Tracyt

New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Congratulations on your PCI. We have ours on Wednesday morning. Also hoping to get keys before Christmas, but who knows? I don't know what the bank needs to do before they…

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echo_base
Dec 12, 2017 1:51 am
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whichbuilder
Dec 12, 2017 1:10 am

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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Thank you. I’ve copied a lot of great ideas from others on this forum. It’s very helpful like that. - View my blog at www.waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.com

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dec 12, 2017 12:32 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Project builder for steep blocks

Project builder for steep blocks
NSW

I’ll see what the guy from hotondo homes says on Wednesday. It would be awesome if they would agree to take the project on until plastering is finished and then for us…

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Petal84
Dec 12, 2017 12:31 am

New build with Redink Madora Bay

New build with Redink Madora Bay
WA
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Like yours, it depends on the bank & valuation timing.... hopefully it can all happen quickly but who knows, won't get my hopes up too much LOL.

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spiffmiff
Dec 12, 2017 12:27 am
spiffmiff
ehhc
ehhc
1 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Thanks everyone :) Yep super relieved about the splashback being fixed! We do feel guilty about having it changed, it's such a big waste of resource and money. But hey it…

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ehhc
Dec 12, 2017 12:25 am
ehhc

Coral home Kirra 23 project

Coral home Kirra 23 project
QLD

Hi all, We decided to go with the house plan above. We had our tile appointment which was quick and easy and coming up in a few days is out electrical and colour…

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Kejayetu
Dec 12, 2017 12:05 am

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
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Yes, that was the first meeting.

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Madora Dreamer
Dec 11, 2017 11:47 pm
Madora Dreamer

HGWA in Calleya Estate

HGWA in Calleya Estate
WA
1 ... 17, 18, 19

go you! Enjoy your PCI tomorrow.

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Madora Dreamer
Dec 11, 2017 11:46 pm
Madora Dreamer

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Oh. I guess at least they acknowledge the brick issues. They will fix it. I told the contract presenter about the $15 a day thing and I joked I said I can only buy a…

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k3nnis
Dec 11, 2017 11:36 pm

Window and Door frames arrived this morning.

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Choosy
Dec 11, 2017 11:27 pm
Choosy
ehhc
ehhc
3 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 55, 56, 57

Yeah I think the catch thing will be nicer than just a pipe. And get them to color match the whole thing to rendered wall.

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ehhc
Dec 11, 2017 11:17 pm
ehhc

Our Better Built Homes Journey

Our Better Built Homes Journey
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Congratulations on your beautiful new home. Can I ask what colour is your island bench? Building our first custom dream home. https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?share_…

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sparrowsnest
Dec 11, 2017 11:14 pm
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mj-mac4
Dec 11, 2017 11:10 pm
mj-mac4

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Still nothing... was supposed to be tilling today... so we missed joinery & tilling so far. They say they are still on schedule and will catch up... but our date has been…

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lovisa
Dec 11, 2017 11:03 pm

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Yeah, especially when our others builders sites are 10x cleaner on the same street. Not a good look on the company!

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just_a_draftee
Dec 11, 2017 11:03 pm
just_a_draftee

First coat of paint on. We are a bit confused about if we should add the triangular blocks to the bottom of the gables or leave them out. Current pics I tried to…

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Christoshizz
Dec 11, 2017 10:56 pm
Christoshizz
Manj
Manj
3 h

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 130, 131, 132

I live close in ashburton they delivered at night or early morning thanks but I live walking distance to my construction I checked everyday no traffic at all and yep…

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Manj
Dec 11, 2017 10:49 pm
Manj
dfin
dfin
3 h

Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3

Dear All, We just finished the external color selection recently, the only surprise is that we were told the bricks under the render (the whole front elevation) will not…

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dfin
Dec 11, 2017 10:27 pm

Custom Build - need help exterior colours

Custom Build - need help exterior colours

Paint a board and take it out and prop it up against your house at the corner closest to your shed and see what you think. Bunnings so sample pots and often have a bin of…

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sparrowsnest
Dec 11, 2017 10:00 pm

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
1 ... 41, 42, 43

Woohoo huge congratulations!!!!! Can’t wait for pics

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BrownDog77
Dec 11, 2017 9:57 pm

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
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Hi all, Looking for some advice. My husband and I have bought in stage 28. The last comms we receive from Stockland states that registration is now anticipated in mid…

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melb84
Dec 11, 2017 9:55 pm

Mischa’s twin!

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vonsta76
Dec 11, 2017 9:46 pm
vonsta76

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!
NSW
1 ... 23, 24, 25

I know how you are feeling about rubbish and some tradies truck backing into fence. Some neighbour has dump steel pipe with solid concrete base in my front yard. Hang in…

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shazaw
Dec 11, 2017 9:39 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 429, 430, 431

Wow some awesome progress there!

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doosra
Dec 11, 2017 9:03 pm

sbg homes

sbg homes
VIC

Sorry for typo, SJD Homes not SDJ

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newbuild2
Dec 11, 2017 9:00 pm

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
1, 2

Updated today to say that scheduling is completed...still waiting on the elusive building permit though!

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Summitlovin
Dec 11, 2017 8:55 pm

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Hi Nom Thanks for reviewing the plan. You were right. portico concrete was missing. We have checked our inclusion list and it was included. So Drafting is amending our…

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Kandi
Dec 11, 2017 8:47 pm
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bank
Dec 11, 2017 8:44 pm
bank

Choosing a builder

Choosing a builder

we are building with fairhaven and im extremely happy with them. i think i got value for money and almost everything that was on my wish list.

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Bergman58
Dec 11, 2017 8:28 pm
Bergman58

New Home - Kitchen oven

New Home - Kitchen oven

Hi The builder has a choice of cooker/ oven SMEG 9010XS or / Technika H950 STX PRO. I wonder if anyone…

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AnatissaK
Dec 11, 2017 8:24 pm

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Not looking too good at the moment. I requested the final invoice today because the bank told me that submitting it today was d-day for getting everything finalized for a…

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KatrinaH
Dec 11, 2017 8:24 pm

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - ROOFING & ROUGH IN

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - ROOFING & ROUGH IN
VIC
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As far as swamps go it’s very swampy, lol. A nice green colour. Seems to mainly be the back corner with standing water but the 2 sides are quite soft. Yes. A list…

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Bri1234
Dec 11, 2017 8:12 pm
Bri1234

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38 - Bricking!

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38 - Bricking!
VIC
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Lol. We got a huge bath. It’s too big to use regularly. Think of next year and that big tree (o: Yikes, is that the lock up invoice? I’m not looking forward to that one.

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Bri1234
Dec 11, 2017 7:59 pm
Bri1234
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Nuri
Dec 11, 2017 7:52 pm
Rizz
Rizz
6 h

Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 16

Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 16
NSW
1 ... 44, 45, 46

Hi, I have got it. Took about a month tho. If you are on Lacey Road, try with the Antwerp instead Lacey Road. That's how tpg traced my location ID. You can also email to…

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Rizz
Dec 11, 2017 7:51 pm

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Perfect timing for the slab pour and it can then cure. They should be back after Xmas and straight into the frame. :-)

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Rachael13
Dec 11, 2017 7:16 pm
Rachael13
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zacherine
Dec 11, 2017 5:25 pm

Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!

Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

I know, we simply can’t find a suitable wreath on the market. Can you give advice? Where did you buy yr wreath from? Thanks Of course, I got mine from a…

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Orpheus
Dec 11, 2017 4:59 pm
Orpheus

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread
VIC
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Sorry to hear this dbat, that's an unfortunate position. I just went through Colour Selection so it's still fresh in my mind - I was asked to sign a "Client Disclaimer…

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Timmylol
Dec 11, 2017 4:55 pm

My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth

My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth
QLD

We didn't want to hassle with Solar at this moment. We will see it for future..

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kishore
Dec 11, 2017 4:14 pm

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 718, 719, 720

We used Daniels Demolitions in Kemp's creek very happy with them.

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marina12
Dec 11, 2017 4:05 pm
marina12

Finally we begin ....GJ Gardner Galleria

Finally we begin ....GJ Gardner Galleria

Small footprint... Tall house! Can you imagine the buildings in the city, skyscrapers... Their footprint is tiny... then they go UP!

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BrentandAllison
Dec 11, 2017 3:58 pm
BrentandAllison

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Not yet. Total 38 weeks as per contract. will contact them by early January. I am sure they are gonna give stupid reasons like weather and supply problems. Lets c

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taurus222
Dec 11, 2017 3:54 pm

Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)
QLD
1, 2, 3

EEEWWWWW..! LOL I don't want to imagine that! do you have a build thread of your house? Cheers B&A

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BrentandAllison
Dec 11, 2017 3:54 pm
BrentandAllison

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Has anyone been past today? Did they start the fianal layer of asphalt?

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Tigz1993
Dec 11, 2017 3:22 pm

Framing & roof has been completed and windows & bricks are starting this week. Darbecca inspection for Frame is done; got a 38 page report and Henley has fixed most of…

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Eskay
Dec 11, 2017 1:36 pm
Eskay
laijer
laijer
13 h

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 13, 14, 15

It's fast. They did my ground floor in one day. After, the scaffolding went up, it took them another day to do all the first floor. After that, they start patching…

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laijer
Dec 11, 2017 12:29 pm
laijer
GLO
GLO
13 h

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Has anyone seen fire hydrants in Bardia? Are there any restrictions around them? IE. No build perimeters?

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GLO
Dec 11, 2017 12:28 pm
lovisa
lovisa
14 h

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod
SA
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Can be We didnt have a lot if wastage/broken bricks

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lovisa
Dec 11, 2017 12:00 pm

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