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Chana463
Chana463
22 October

Could somebody share with me what is the experience to work

Could somebody share with me what is the experience to work
WA

Hi to all of you, I am new to this forum but I would like to have more information about the experience to work with Home Group in Perth WA. They have amazing designs and…

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Chana463
Oct 22, 2021 1:18 pm
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
19 October

BAL Rating - Changed (3rd Variation)

BAL Rating - Changed (3rd Variation)
WA

What state are you in? If your in WA send me a PM with the actual site address and I'll let you know if it's in a BAL zone

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Doozer1905
Oct 19, 2021 7:29 pm

New Concrete Slab cracks

New Concrete Slab cracks
WA

There are degrees of cracking.. you'll just have to wait it out and see if it gets worse. OT If you got onto any issues during the pour, you could make your case stronger…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 15, 2021 7:48 am
StructuralBIMGuy
defdaz
defdaz
11 October

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Coral Homes Daydream 30 with Coolum (I think) portico.

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defdaz
Oct 11, 2021 8:09 pm
Flamingo
Flamingo
11 October

Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?

Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?
WA
1, 2

Hi Jihn, do you operate in Australia? I clicked the website and you are based in Papatoetoe Manukau.

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Flamingo
Oct 11, 2021 7:02 am

Construction Calculators

Construction Calculators
WA

His post on apps never reached a conclusion He also asked for them to be removed? therefore, I would definitely conclude he has an idea and will be back in some other form

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 07, 2021 3:37 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Mikaela3105
Mikaela3105
5 October

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 75, 76, 77

Buying a first home is an important step that requires a commitment to saving, careful decision making, and thoughtful planning.…

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Mikaela3105
Oct 05, 2021 12:43 pm
Mikaela3105
Noname
Noname
5 October

Builder has not included details and wants signatures

Builder has not included details and wants signatures
WA

Don't get too hung up on Bimboys comments, he's an alarmist and often suggests unrealistic courses of action to first time builders. Don't get overwhelmed by it. While…

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Noname
Oct 05, 2021 9:22 am
amitava79
amitava79
27 September

Falmec

Falmec
WA

How'd the review ..I suppose you have started using it?

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amitava79
Sep 27, 2021 9:02 pm
bashworth
bashworth
18 September

What happens if land measurement comes short

What happens if land measurement comes short
WA

Every Builder I have known won't start until all the boundary marker pegs have been located and checked. If the pegs are visible its a ten minute job to check the…

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bashworth
Sep 18, 2021 9:09 am
bashworth
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
16 September

Hot Water Advice

Hot Water Advice
WA

I would suggest that clause has been deleted in Queensland, I would have to look at it again in the code. You can email the ABCB regarding this they are very helpful.

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Doozer1905
Sep 16, 2021 8:04 pm
Jason526
Jason526
16 September

Signing land contract without building contract

Signing land contract without building contract
WA

As long as it's not a house & land package, you will be fine to purchase the land without a building contract. You will have the freedom to pick a builder with a plan and…

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Jason526
Sep 16, 2021 12:22 pm
Builderg
Builderg
27 August

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Does anyone know if we can go beyond 5 km to visit our building site for PCI? I'm thinking it's not allowed but then it is kinda essential to progress the build to…

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Builderg
Aug 27, 2021 4:09 pm
Jason526
Jason526
13 August

Is it an ok time to start the building process in WA

Is it an ok time to start the building process in WA
WA

It's a difficult question to answer, and there might not be an answer to it. It's the same as asking if it's a good time to buy a property. Looking back 5 years, would it…

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Jason526
Aug 13, 2021 4:00 pm
domwild
domwild
3 August

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 58, 59, 60

I managed to get the builder to install plugs (sockets) on the rafters. If the LED burns out or I do not like the colour, then I do not have to call in the electrician. I…

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domwild
Aug 03, 2021 7:47 am

Hi All, Probably should have checked this earlier but better late than never! We're building in a relatively new estate and our home build plans has the garage being…

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smsaaos
Jun 28, 2021 1:23 pm
smsaaos
smsaaos
smsaaos
25 June

Wall Tiles - installation upto ceiling - Post Handover

Wall Tiles - installation upto ceiling - Post Handover
WA

I'm building with BGC in WA. They are meant to be one of the low cost builders out here! $5500 sounds acceptable Harris Most of the tilers I've reached out to have said…

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smsaaos
Jun 25, 2021 2:16 pm
smsaaos
innerbloom
innerbloom
11 June

Can Someone Please Tell Me the Purpose of a Corner Soffit

Can Someone Please Tell Me the Purpose of a Corner Soffit
WA

it's a different way of breaking up the ceiling. these days a bulkhead / square set opening is more common where the plasterboard drops lower than the cornice (see…

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innerbloom
Jun 11, 2021 10:21 pm
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kelsey
Jun 09, 2021 12:24 pm
nosliw
nosliw
6 June

highbury homes perth

highbury homes perth
WA

Redcripp 1 Aren’t you laying it a bit too thick with your review?

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nosliw
Jun 06, 2021 10:30 pm

When U say Sark every external wall .. do U mean this?

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mustard
May 27, 2021 6:52 pm
kelsey
kelsey
26 May

Is Perth still obsessed with double brick?

Is Perth still obsessed with double brick?
WA

Yeah far out, you’re right google doesn’t give much when you search Thermalite Bricks, I honestly don’t know much about it. I do remember the SIP panels, so I can…

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kelsey
May 26, 2021 10:55 am
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
12 May

Overshadowing

Overshadowing
WA

That's a whole another topic! As you mention, it can also depend on developer or local council requirements, and the building envelope or restrictions on said…

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Sparkyf
May 12, 2021 7:47 pm
Sparkyf
Budapest
Budapest
12 May

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA
WA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi thme , Glad I found this thread! Your place looks fantastic! We are in doing the plans up for our KDR in Riverton. 498 sm block but really weird shape (and…

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Budapest
May 12, 2021 12:14 am
smsaaos
smsaaos
8 May

Exterior Colour Suggestion/Feedback

Exterior Colour Suggestion/Feedback
WA

Thanks AnjC for your input. In my head, I see the grey brick giving a very dark look overall to the house as the roof tiles are already quite dark. I’ve seen a few…

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smsaaos
May 08, 2021 8:50 pm
smsaaos
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 March

Energy Efficiency Advice

Energy Efficiency Advice
WA
1, 2

"About U values, yes these look good for low-e but as I say it’s only a reflector of radiant heat whereas double glazing really slows heat conduction. Add…

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ECOECO
Mar 25, 2021 3:58 pm
ECOECO
GLO
GLO
5 March

Seals for garage doors

Seals for garage doors
WA

B&D sent out one if their contractors who adjusted it by setting the panel door to push down harder on the bottom in order to get the top panel to sit closer to the…

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GLO
Mar 05, 2021 10:53 am
Kenny777
Kenny777
7 February

First home build,Movida Midvale WA, Smart Homes For Living

First home build,Movida Midvale WA, Smart Homes For Living
WA
1, 2

Are you in yet deacon? We should have bricks any day! Very exciting for both of us!

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Kenny777
Feb 06, 2021 11:10 pm
ssrm
ssrm
26 January

First Build HGWA- Rivervale

First Build HGWA- Rivervale
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Wonderful, thanks

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ssrm
Jan 26, 2021 6:05 pm
ThrottleMonkey
ThrottleMonkey
17 January

Man hole

Man hole
WA

Our man hole is 1000 x 500. Plenty of room for access and lining up the step ladder to climb on up. Our builder had two size options if I remember correctly. As for the…

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ThrottleMonkey
Jan 17, 2021 2:56 pm
NathanPS
NathanPS
17 January

Theatre advice

Theatre advice
WA

Hi mate, I did acoustic insulation throughout plus acoustic plaster board panels, whether it made a huge different or not I’m unsure. The plasterboard though I can tell…

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NathanPS
Jan 17, 2021 9:56 am
LandAndHome
LandAndHome
11 January

Garage wall storage: brooms/sticks

Garage wall storage: brooms/sticks
WA

Thank you Althom. I appreciate your help.

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LandAndHome
Jan 11, 2021 4:45 pm
JShah
JShah
10 January

Ideal Homes WA - Hammond Park

Ideal Homes WA - Hammond Park
WA

Looks great thanks for all the info!! 😀 its really going to help. Can i please ask you the price for notaio walnut polytec? I am thinking that for my kitchen…

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JShah
Jan 10, 2021 9:40 pm
biki
biki
5 January

Anyone building in Alkimos?

Anyone building in Alkimos?
WA
1, 2

All d best for your build. Yeah everything is ok. We bought a ready build house at Wanneroo instead. May be we will build in Alkimos in future. Regards, Sambit

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biki
Jan 05, 2021 1:41 pm
lmcavennie
lmcavennie
3 January

Solar hot water system, solar panels and Photo voltaic panel

Solar hot water system, solar panels and Photo voltaic panel
WA

Hi Everyone, I am currently in the process of building a home in Alkimos. We will be undertaking our Pre-Start in January and we are completely stuck on what to do with…

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lmcavennie
Jan 03, 2021 2:41 am
LandAndHome
LandAndHome
1 January

Garage - parking and storage question dilemma

Garage - parking and storage question dilemma
WA
1, 2

Yes, I asked about what are two biggest cars one could fit into a garage. Does it mean that you recommend for the shelves to start from the bottom, and go all the way to…

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LandAndHome
Dec 31, 2020 11:36 pm
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Doozer1905
Dec 29, 2020 10:06 pm
kelsey
kelsey
19 December 2020

R Coding issues

R Coding issues
WA

Hi Richard, Thanks for the reply. Our energy report has come back and they have suggested everything you have said here. We haven’t gotten a price yet, but I think…

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kelsey
Dec 19, 2020 9:48 pm
bluesteel
bluesteel
16 December 2020

Discolour on new brickwork

Discolour on new brickwork
WA

I would suggest you await your SS to take care of it - don't do anything that will possibly mean you are made responsible for it. Just keep taking lots of photos.

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bluesteel
Dec 16, 2020 8:14 pm
bluesteel
domwild
domwild
9 December 2020

Warranty Period-How do I make sure faults get fixed?

Warranty Period-How do I make sure faults get fixed?
WA

Hi, At the handing over of the keys, the "buffer" of my building supervisor wanted me to fill in their forms with faults I find and then to hand them in at the end of the…

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domwild
Dec 09, 2020 1:05 pm
domwild
domwild
9 December 2020

cross over paving cost / recommendation south of river perth

cross over paving cost / recommendation south of river perth
WA

Canning Council tells me it used to be $55/m2 and not $75. Should be less for new crossovers, my quote is for replacing a broken crossover. Will get other quotes. Council…

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domwild
Dec 09, 2020 12:36 pm
Tea Bluesky
Tea Bluesky
8 December 2020

SIP PANEL BUILDING

SIP PANEL BUILDING
WA

https://www.leanhaus.com.au/leanarchitect Been asking the same thing, came across this, so not really sold on these panels based on this and also reading problems with…

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Tea Bluesky
Dec 08, 2020 9:19 am
dachopper
dachopper
5 December 2020

Balcony - Thermal Breaks

Balcony - Thermal Breaks
WA

Hello people, Wondering about people on here with a concrete ( cantilever ) balcony, has some kind of thermal break or insulation solution for the balcony to stop…

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dachopper
Dec 05, 2020 9:39 pm
Sal_sa_by
Sal_sa_by
19 November 2020

Anyone building in Hammond Park WA?

Anyone building in Hammond Park WA?
WA

Hammond Park WA (in Cockburn Council Area) has multiple estates on sale and sold after the grants were lodged. Is there anyone else on here that is building in Hammond Park?

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Sal_sa_by
Nov 19, 2020 3:05 am
Sal_sa_by

Hi all, Just an update from our build. Some dates: Land finance in: 21/7 Finance approved: 16/9 Land settled: 21/9 Final contract signed: 22/10 Prestart:…

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kelsey
Nov 14, 2020 10:57 pm
broadwaterbuild
broadwaterbuild
13 November 2020

What is this? Picture attached

What is this? Picture attached
WA

Sorry I don’t know why the picture is sideways... it’s normal on my phone

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broadwaterbuild
Nov 13, 2020 10:18 pm
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
5 November 2020

Items after handover- issues with bank?

Items after handover- issues with bank?
WA

Very unusual to see Westpac offer that type of loan, was the flooring and painting in the original price and you took it out to get the price down? If the loan was…

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Doozer1905
Nov 05, 2020 8:36 pm
Simonhome
Simonhome
3 November 2020

Homezone - Perth Midora Bay build

Homezone - Perth Midora Bay build
WA
1, 2

After the money was paid Homezone just did not care anymore. Impossible to get in contact with. Nightmare to deal with. I am very disappointed in thier after build…

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Simonhome
Nov 03, 2020 8:28 am
Simonhome
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
23 October 2020

Quote for connecting our block to power

Quote for connecting our block to power
WA

Thats actually quiet cheap for Approx. 90 meters, I would suss out what size cable they are using, should probably be 35mm with a distance that long

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Doozer1905
Oct 23, 2020 8:19 am
ziri1002
ziri1002
22 October 2020

(WA) Flipping house - need advice!!!

(WA) Flipping house - need advice!!!
WA

Hi. Do you incur additional cost to flip the design you choose from the existing builder's design? Thanks

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ziri1002
Oct 22, 2020 10:33 am

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