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Metricon Winchester 28- Finally Started!

Metricon Winchester 28- Finally Started!
VIC
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It's all living in the garage with the rest of our stuff

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blackcat20
May 22, 2018 8:15 pm
blackcat20

Geez, that’s a tough bill to get!! Why is it so expensive?? Luckily before we bought our block the developer completely cleared it, plus it’s been slightly filled…

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shokel1975
May 22, 2018 8:09 pm
shokel1975

Building Simonds Prague with Modifications

Building Simonds Prague with Modifications
VIC
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Hi Tracey, how's it all going? Do you have any new updates/photos/comments? :)

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kaykens
May 22, 2018 8:04 pm
kaykens

Building defects? Owner?, The law is not your friend!

Building defects? Owner?, The law is not your friend!
VIC

The law is a arrsee, customers have so much more protection when buying a shirt. One thing that everyone should be doing is to keep bugging local politicians, this will…

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Joker
May 22, 2018 7:47 pm

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
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Pretty well. SS reckons PCI end of next week, but there are still a number of outstanding items so I'm not overly confident. What's happening with yours Ezza?

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Exxie
May 22, 2018 7:00 pm
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Dani_J
May 22, 2018 6:08 pm

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. NHP!

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. NHP!
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Today's update - NO GAS LINE. This is not an issue with the provider but their distributor - I have lodged a complaint with Energy and Water Ombudsman, so will see where…

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Rachael13
May 22, 2018 6:05 pm
Rachael13

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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Here is something a little different when it comes in kit form. can save you heap. http://homefab.com.au/

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Gloria55
May 22, 2018 3:16 pm

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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Thanks for that. Yeah looking at something 2.4-2.6 long and 1.2 wide for ours. Pedestal legs definitely nice choice.

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Dani_J
May 22, 2018 12:57 pm
JDRaj
JDRaj
12 h

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Charlie Davidson: how do i contact you or Mr Pigeon directly .. i dont know how to do this .. pls advice where to leave my contact details JDR

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JDRaj
May 22, 2018 9:15 am

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
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Have compared with other pricing since - I don’t think the lower figure is considerably out of range. For just a patch of lawn and peripheral minimal planting I think…

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Treedance
May 22, 2018 12:01 am

Thanks Ezza But a long backlog list from frame stage still remains - and you see the see facade

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pEast
May 21, 2018 10:57 pm
pEast
pEast
Yesterday

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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Thanks first time - I hope your tradies put a couple of weekends together - it just a make the final date move closer

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pEast
May 21, 2018 6:24 pm
ricky_3
ricky_3
Yesterday

Mystique Wollert

Mystique Wollert
VIC
1, 2

Mystique Wollert Residential Group - Will create it within this week :) - or if anyone want to start first I am more than happy Cheers,

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ricky_3
May 21, 2018 2:15 pm
goldencrumble
goldencrumble
Yesterday

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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So we just got our frame invoice through. Is it normal to have this finished and we haven't even heard from our construction supervisor? I had no idea it would be done so…

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goldencrumble
May 21, 2018 2:12 pm
Aegean430
Aegean430
Yesterday

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
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Evaporative post handover with a large split system in the dining/family/kitchen. Our Henley Aegean45

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Aegean430
May 21, 2018 2:07 pm
Aegean430
yasir_fnd
yasir_fnd
Yesterday

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC

I have seen simmonds and carlisle start as early as one month after settlement.

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yasir_fnd
May 21, 2018 11:36 am
KolioCarr
KolioCarr
Yesterday

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.
VIC
1, 2

Im overly excited. And we don't even have a slab yet. Its been a very long wait. ::cheerleader::

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KolioCarr
May 21, 2018 9:35 am
KolioCarr

Forst new furniture purchase in a while. Got this chair fpr $199 down from $1235. Cpuldnt say no. Also bought my first painting. Will share a picture once I hang it.

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aloenyx
May 21, 2018 7:19 am
aloenyx
jabbriel
jabbriel
20 May

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes
VIC

Has anybody heard of this builder or currently building with ? Found their display in Warragul which was good and like some of their plans but uncertain as to how…

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jabbriel
May 20, 2018 11:12 pm
ebanster
ebanster
20 May

Any value-for-money custom builders in East Melbourne

Any value-for-money custom builders in East Melbourne
VIC

Please don't laugh but my max budget is $320 for a small 20-23 sqm single storey house. Anyway, after contacting the recommended builders, it seems like it is really…

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ebanster
May 20, 2018 2:12 pm
ebanster

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Hi All, We built 6 years ago, one thing we did which was very useful, was to include an outside powerpoint, it's really useful. We also installed outside camera's with a…

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springtime
May 20, 2018 9:24 am
Bronte19
Bronte19
19 May

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

We hadn't engaged Darbecca at that time so it was something we worked out. We picked it up when we were sent a post contract variation with reference to a charge for…

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Bronte19
May 19, 2018 10:58 am
icat2000
icat2000
19 May

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Brickville!!

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Brickville!!
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Thanks they have just about finished all the brickwork. Onto the exciting stages.

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icat2000
May 19, 2018 9:18 am
icat2000
phillo
phillo
18 May

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC
VIC
1, 2

You are right about backup points! To be honest... if I can’t have it, I will use the ups like I do now.... it’s more about the PoE security cams I am moving over.…

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phillo
May 18, 2018 9:02 pm
Melt23
Melt23
18 May

My build in Bloomdale- On Hold 😡

My build in Bloomdale- On Hold 😡
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Gas company advised my neighbour that her gas line will be completed by end of next week- fingers crossed mine gets done at same time! Just saw a sold price of a house in…

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Melt23
May 18, 2018 7:00 pm
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41202
May 18, 2018 6:39 pm
41202
MikW
MikW
18 May

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

That’s frustrating. When did your build start? We are at brick/Hebert stage too, but we have had a good run to date. Our site scrape was 28 Feb. We are also building…

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MikW
May 18, 2018 6:38 pm
MikW
Bri1234
Bri1234
18 May

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!
VIC
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Wow I haven't been on here for a while. So strange after being on so often during the build. Life has been so busy. Between trying to unpack and get organised here and…

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Bri1234
May 18, 2018 6:30 pm
Bri1234
Clareymoo
Clareymoo
18 May

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - engineering underway

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - engineering underway
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Still no site costs, only just got drawings back last night as Como have had sick leave in the draftsperson team.

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Clareymoo
May 18, 2018 9:19 am

I've swung by yesterday to meet our site manager. Lovely guy, had a good chat, and let him know the low down with the neighbours, and discussed a few small things we had…

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Drew01
May 17, 2018 10:31 pm
Drew01

Frames are done and gutters are in :D Roof tiles to start next week. Met our SS out on site today, best bloke ever! Couldn't be happier with his communication and service.

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elieassi1992
May 17, 2018 8:13 pm
elieassi1992
Ezza78
Ezza78
17 May

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 159, 160, 161

Sounds right, you could call United Energy to clarify. We had to pay but that’s because it’s still power poles on our street so we paid to get pit installed.

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Ezza78
May 17, 2018 7:22 pm
G1NOSAUR
G1NOSAUR
17 May

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Haha that's crazy. We always jump the fence every week, I wonder if I'm soon to receive a warning letter as well lol.

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G1NOSAUR
May 17, 2018 4:23 pm
G1NOSAUR
Tay
Tay
15 May

Busby Homes

Busby Homes
VIC

Hi Ezza78, just wonder if you decided to build with Busby and if yes, do you recommend them?what is your experience with them

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Tay
May 15, 2018 11:40 pm
bruce0807
bruce0807
15 May

Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel

Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel
VIC
1, 2

You are lucky that it is raining after your slab done, rains can help your concrete curing.

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bruce0807
May 15, 2018 3:56 pm

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
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I still lying in there for some reason it blocked out that word viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
May 15, 2018 2:19 pm
Doulton777
pEast
pEast
15 May

Mimosa homes

Mimosa homes
VIC

Just depends on where your land is because there is a shortage of tradies - especially framers and also of frame and other is brickies

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pEast
May 15, 2018 7:39 am

A Clarendon house is one that keeps giving...thanks for my towel rails which were installed using only one screw instead of 2 and subsequently fell off...i mean the 2 x…

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bumblebee1985
May 14, 2018 9:03 pm
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aloenyx
May 14, 2018 5:43 pm
aloenyx

Building Delta 25S and advice for colour appointement

Building Delta 25S and advice for colour appointement
VIC

Networking: There won't be enough space in broom room i would have thought depending on what sort of equipment you want to put in. The laundry…

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kirashogun
May 14, 2018 4:14 pm
ohollie
ohollie
13 May

Delux Tranquil retreat or dieskau internal walls

Delux Tranquil retreat or dieskau internal walls
VIC

I know this thread is 2 years old but I am as well trying to choose between Tranquil Retreat and Dieskau both in half strength and wondering if anyone had photos of their…

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ohollie
May 13, 2018 5:50 pm
sxwallac
sxwallac
13 May

Wine Cellar Flooding: advice please

Wine Cellar Flooding: advice please
VIC

Thanks mate. Yeah, our builder let us down here. We had no idea about this kind of thing (first house build), and trusted he knew what he was doing. Our mistake. So,…

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sxwallac
May 13, 2018 12:32 pm
Mt.view
Mt.view
12 May

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry
VIC
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Happy wife happy days. :wink: The end result will be something to look forward to.

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Mt.view
May 12, 2018 11:32 pm
Mt.view


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