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Was going for a mid century/modern flat or near flat roofed design. Colour throughout the home is whites (titaniums, surfmists, lexicon) and greys (charcoal, stormfront)…

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Aug 16, 2018 10:41 am

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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When I'm home (FIFO) live close to ride my bike past almost daily

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207 de
Aug 16, 2018 3:21 pm

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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How's. This.... We have 3 bathrooms each shower has a recess which holds shampoo etc. We wanted tiled 300 x 400. We got 250 x 370 and all three varied in dimensions.…

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michaelyoni64
Jul 04, 2018 9:04 pm

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
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I think i sorted it. Small things in life, sorry to fill up your thread with my incompetence. haha

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stoff17
Aug 16, 2018 9:59 pm
AIB
AIB
42 m

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Hi NDDreamhome I haven't book my pre-gyprock appointment in as it slow down a lot since new SS got onboard. Recently they only got half house washed in 2 weeks. I have…

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AIB
Aug 16, 2018 9:45 pm
Mira
Mira
45 m

JG King -Urbis 1

JG King -Urbis 1
1, 2

Yes they are lovely at the start. Once you sign on the dotted line its a nightmare.

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Mira
Aug 16, 2018 9:42 pm
Mira
Mira
46 m

Would you recommend JG KING? bit nervous!

Would you recommend JG KING? bit nervous!
1, 2

Do not go with J G King. Save yourself a lot of stress .

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Mira
Aug 16, 2018 9:40 pm

We have kitchen and cabinets 😁 painting has started and down pipes are on. Getting close now, I can’t wait 😊

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cass_rox
Aug 16, 2018 9:38 pm
One
One
1 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Thanks everyone for your thoughts on the cabinets to reverse side of the island. Still no closer to making a decision. It will probably come down to whether I am willing…

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One
Aug 16, 2018 9:13 pm

Update photo of the house front. Things seem to be moving along nicely now.

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philbert83
Aug 16, 2018 8:57 pm

Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight

Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight
VIC
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The white paint looks really good. What's the length of your kitchen bench and island?

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Bronte19
Aug 16, 2018 8:26 pm
GLO
GLO
2 h

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39 Build Thread

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39 Build Thread
NSW
1, 2

Looks fantastic! I’m having the same facade but brick around the garage! What tile and colour selection did you go with?

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GLO
Aug 16, 2018 8:24 pm

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast
NSW

Hi, I'm also looking at building the Boston but have only just started looking so I'm curious to understand all the costs involve and extra things I need to consider…

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Amanda_Ly
Aug 16, 2018 8:08 pm

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50
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Sounds like you have a good SM now! It could have been all too easy for him to ignore those issues and just continue with the build. Great to know he is being thorough. 👍

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shokel1975
Aug 16, 2018 7:59 pm
shokel1975

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

He's playing coy at the moment, but I'm guessing at 5-6 weeks, which will mean we can move house during the school holidays and the kids can return to a new school in…

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Drew01
Aug 16, 2018 6:52 pm
Drew01

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Thanks Stoff...I have no idea on water sounds, but drive around our area too, other house are done in a similar manner to ours. https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?url=ht…

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excited_builders
Aug 16, 2018 6:11 pm

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio
VIC
1, 2

Agreed - Idiots. We queried it at drawing stage AND at frame stage (before the plaster was put up and requested the noggins be placed elsewhere) and both times we were…

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MicknCi
Aug 16, 2018 5:55 pm
MicknCi

we have our colour selection in July 2018. Before colour selection we have done to each supplier to look and feel the stuff and what options are available. Just ask your…

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nafeesra
Aug 16, 2018 4:48 pm

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
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Thanks Adiba, anyone else near completion ??

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splendid_12
Aug 16, 2018 2:48 pm

16 August 2018 Fireplace tiling has begun!!

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benblinkau
Aug 16, 2018 1:58 pm
benblinkau
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Nawsome
Aug 16, 2018 1:12 pm
Nawsome
gr8ly
gr8ly
10 h

SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
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these pics also display your amazing floors! i wish we went polished concrete now. Are you getting rugs?

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gr8ly
Aug 16, 2018 12:05 pm
gr8ly

Project builder or custom builder

Project builder or custom builder

There's fully custom with separate architect, and there is all in one custom builder with in-house architecture. The separate architect option, it's probably the dearest…

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kirashogun
Aug 16, 2018 11:56 am

Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney

Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney
NSW
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Really is that all? Wow I expected it to be more. You have done well. Ok thanks for letting me know. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Aug 16, 2018 9:58 am
Doulton777

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - PCI booked

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - PCI booked
VIC
1 ... 36, 37, 38

oh goodness, you poor things. As it was your concreter fault and they should know what they are doing, shouldn't they be responsible for the fall out and cost associated with it?

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WifeofHunza
Aug 16, 2018 7:43 am
WifeofHunza
Kandi
Kandi
15 h

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Our Garage slab is exposed, the gybrock is sitting on top of the Garage slab. so the skirting is done top of the Garage slab. Is this correct?

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Kandi
Aug 16, 2018 7:33 am

Building on Slope -right to left 1.25m- land - suggestions n

Building on Slope -right to left 1.25m- land - suggestions n

ratna I wouldn't proceed too far beyond the architects Sketch Without preliminary engineering Data and Construction costs

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 16, 2018 7:07 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Stormwater Charged System Required?

Stormwater Charged System Required?

Your downpipes are just one issue, the other is site drainage, you should be able to have natural surface drainage to LPD, with charged system you can't.

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building-expert
Aug 16, 2018 6:17 am
building-expert
stoff17
stoff17
Yesterday

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
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And yes, we went last weekend. It’s beautiful. We also have burnished wood in our selection. Plus kitchen is 2pac with handleless but only on overheads not below…

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stoff17
Aug 15, 2018 10:20 pm
kaycee
kaycee
Yesterday

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
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cool thanks. I think if you are able to negotiate the price of a 300sqm land to at least $425K then you would be safe.

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kaycee
Aug 15, 2018 10:13 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
Yesterday

Monument or Surfmist window frame colour?

Monument or Surfmist window frame colour?

I agree I have my Monument And not too dark. I’ve seen lots of black and would consider that next time. Would be interested if it fades... anyone with experience with black?

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Gaudi
Aug 15, 2018 9:51 pm
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
Yesterday

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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PCI is in the 29th of August. And hopefully handover on the 8th of September. 🎉🎉

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mj-mac4
Aug 15, 2018 9:46 pm
mj-mac4

Hi All, Quick update, did sign with Platinum but only lost about $15,000 worth of deposit and pre-planning expenses. We ended up getting the home built with a smaller WA…

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207 de
Aug 15, 2018 7:16 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Oh yes if they stuff up they need to rectify it. They made a lot of mistakes with our build and I thought we were fairly understanding with it all. My point is that the…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Aug 15, 2018 7:07 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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So we have been in the new house for 4.5 months. I've just done a blog about our New Home Care Inspection which happened yesterday https://waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.co…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Aug 15, 2018 7:04 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dani_J
Dani_J
Yesterday

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
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That is so exciting!! Feels so weird until they finally go in. No more ladders!

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Dani_J
Aug 15, 2018 6:30 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
Yesterday

When a Granny Flat is not a Granny Flat

When a Granny Flat is not a Granny Flat
NSW

Intergrated Granny - looks like a product for built for AirBnB.

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IamSAM
Aug 15, 2018 4:04 pm
IamSAM
Tajana
Tajana
Yesterday

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands
1, 2

Thanks kks, but fingers crossed the signal works ok

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Tajana
Aug 15, 2018 3:13 pm
Tajana
Doulton777
Doulton777
Yesterday

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
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Hi Renman, yes includes the rendered fence. That’s a pretty good price if that’s including the fence viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Aug 15, 2018 1:08 pm
Doulton777
Summitlovin
Summitlovin
Yesterday

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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What’s wrong with your driveway?!

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Summitlovin
Aug 15, 2018 12:48 pm
subhra1981
subhra1981
Yesterday

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
1 ... 40, 41, 42

Any one knows which company does the fly screen / security doors for New Living Homes?

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subhra1981
Aug 15, 2018 11:50 am
Bronte19
Bronte19
Yesterday

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
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Had our walk through yesterday. Was happy to meet our SS who seems really good. Roof was supposed to go on Monday but due to high winds they have been unable to do so -…

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Bronte19
Aug 15, 2018 11:44 am
IamSAM
IamSAM
Yesterday

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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bestspecials - you are correct about hubby too

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IamSAM
Aug 15, 2018 11:07 am
IamSAM
Dee2310
Dee2310
Yesterday

New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park

New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park
NSW

We have a 300sqm smart living lot at Bardia. We have signed the contract with Everyday homes. So far the process was smooth and good. If anyone is interest send me a…

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Dee2310
Aug 15, 2018 10:32 am
Absta
Absta
15 August

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Hey everyone, i just wanted to say that im so sorry to hear about what is going on with stage 2. I spoke with the council and one of the senior subdivision engineers told…

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Absta
Aug 15, 2018 10:06 am
Duke145
Duke145
15 August

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Hi SGn3lly We had a feature wall missing in one bathroom, the feature wall tiles on the wrong wall in the ensuite as well as the remainder of the ensuite being done in a…

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Duke145
Aug 15, 2018 8:55 am
SteveMc
SteveMc
15 August

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Looking great K&D! So good seeing it all come together. Congratulations.

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SteveMc
Aug 15, 2018 8:23 am
SteveMc
Jacks
Jacks
15 August

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Can anyone please share what the kitchen selections appointment involves, what to take, what discussions you have etc? And if you’re doing a poly kitchen what colours…

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Jacks
Aug 15, 2018 6:35 am

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