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Building with Dennis Family Homes

Building with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
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Hi Mathjic, I have just joined the forum. We are looking at building the Murchison 353 in regional Victoria and I was interested in your comment on bottled gas. In our…

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Dennis51
Aug 21, 2018 8:16 am

Did anybody else have their plumbing put through the slab in the wrong location? The plumbers who did ours were about a metre off on ALL the pipes coming out of the slab -…

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shane3340
Aug 21, 2018 7:51 am
shane3340

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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Hi everyone. We’re building again! This time a custom design through Green Homes Australia. Follow along here: https://mashbuild2.wordpress.com/ Links are there to…

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pandorash8
Aug 20, 2018 7:51 pm
pandorash8

Did consider a range of colours but was worried it would all be too white if that makes sense? Went with a grey (Stormfront its called).

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207 de
Aug 20, 2018 6:06 pm

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC
VIC
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Thanks Eskay. We had colours and tender and contract will be soon. We have also had all upgrade packs but they are saying it is not applicable to powder room. Only…

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dreamhomz
Aug 20, 2018 5:10 pm
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pwu
Aug 20, 2018 3:11 pm

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC
1, 2, 3

office update : they told me flooring will be done this week along with washroom fixings.

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yasir_fnd
Aug 20, 2018 2:55 pm

Easycraft wall panels

Easycraft wall panels
VIC

Hi everyone, We are building Sahara 40 with Henley. We love the look of the wall lining panels, and want to have in one of the bedrooms, however, Henley don't offer them.…

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Sahara40
Aug 20, 2018 1:09 pm

Greenvale Heritage Views

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

HI Absta, any contact details of who u spoke to. ??? have the lots been registered yet??

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Da9b18c
Aug 20, 2018 12:03 pm
dandw
dandw
Yesterday

Building Delta(Bliss/ Facade) JG King Shepparton north (Gram

Building Delta(Bliss/ Facade) JG King Shepparton north (Gram
VIC

Good luck James, I am considering JG King and will watch your build experience. The Delta is a great design, you will have a beautiful home!

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dandw
Aug 19, 2018 9:25 pm
dandw
Ezza78
Ezza78
Yesterday

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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I hope so PEast, the other one looks ridiculous!

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Ezza78
Aug 19, 2018 9:16 pm
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
19 August

Singhs homes

Singhs homes
VIC

Hi Dhruv, Where are you building the house ? Also What type of house you got quote on and how much was the price difference ? Cheers !

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Ozshaz
Aug 19, 2018 5:03 pm

Ok, so have been busy marking up more paint and gyprock defects ready for when the painters and gyprockers come through - MIV said 1 week max but lookimg at all the patch…

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bumblebee1985
Aug 19, 2018 3:13 pm
icat2000
icat2000
19 August

Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday
VIC
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Well our skirting boards went down last cause of the floor boards. But I reckon to do all off that above is about 6 weeks depending on weather.

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icat2000
Aug 19, 2018 11:47 am
icat2000

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Looks fab Renman! The sitting room looks warm and comfy now Metricon Liberty 45, Ryde NSW http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=82846

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Quirmeball1280
Aug 18, 2018 3:17 pm
Quirmeball1280
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Clareymoo
Aug 18, 2018 11:29 am
JCM1
JCM1
18 August

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Definitely call your admin person. Our frame was supposed to start last Tuesday and it came and went with no sign of any timber. My SS wasn't answering or returning my…

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JCM1
Aug 18, 2018 11:25 am
madj-m
madj-m
18 August

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 13, 14, 15

thanks Drew! this is pretty much the common theme across all the forums :)

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madj-m
Aug 18, 2018 7:56 am
TiredHalo
TiredHalo
18 August

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41
VIC

Pricing from Clarendon: Sapphire Plus: $355,100 (this includes site costs up to H1…

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TiredHalo
Aug 18, 2018 7:56 am
TiredHalo
chatzyy
chatzyy
17 August

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle
VIC

Hi, we have just started building Vaucluse 41 with Carlisle. Does anyone know how long it takes to finish the base stage? Thanks

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chatzyy
Aug 17, 2018 11:17 am
MicknCi
MicknCi
16 August

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
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207 de
16 August

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
WifeofHunza
WifeofHunza
16 August

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

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 35, 36, 37

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
15 August

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

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
Doulton777
Doulton777
15 August

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
1 ... 47, 48, 49

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
Kollosche
Kollosche
13 August

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3

Week 12 I seem to be getting slacker and slacker now with posting as we are entering to mid to late stage of the build. I guess this is because…

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Kollosche
Aug 13, 2018 11:06 pm
thepeachyave
thepeachyave
13 August

Custom Home Build in Woodlea Estate

Custom Home Build in Woodlea Estate
VIC

Hi everyone I've just started my blog about my new custom home build in Woodlea. If you have any questions feel free to leave me a comment and I'd be happy to help :)

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thepeachyave
Aug 13, 2018 11:01 pm
Kumar_r
Kumar_r
13 August

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread
VIC
1, 2

Thank you Shane for your prompt reply. i am sure i will have more questions Kind Regards, Kumar.

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Kumar_r
Aug 13, 2018 9:12 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
13 August

First steps?

First steps?
VIC

I found it varies from builder to builder, and I guess depends on the sales person you get. Some will give a lot of information and pricing of options before you pay…

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brokenstick
Aug 13, 2018 10:23 am

Pipework through brick veneer cavity - breach of code

Pipework through brick veneer cavity - breach of code
VIC

Hi jazzaddict Thanks for the photos , it does look like they taped up the penetrations in the Weather Barrier Also I noticed the barrier on your other posts it looks…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 12, 2018 11:29 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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kks
Aug 11, 2018 10:49 pm
kks
kks
11 August

Modern / luxury home builder suggestions

Modern / luxury home builder suggestions
VIC

With building approvals sliding away it's essential to try and get some idea of your chosen builder's financial stability. Blooming hard to do but they are quick enough to…

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kks
Aug 11, 2018 7:00 pm
Mike003
Mike003
11 August

Building Agar 26 with Metricon, Melb SE suburb

Building Agar 26 with Metricon, Melb SE suburb
VIC
1, 2

Hi we Do like the house design , does 14x28 square metre block ideal for this house ? Thanks Mike

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Mike003
Aug 11, 2018 6:16 pm
Kak85
Kak85
11 August

Granvue Builders

Granvue Builders
VIC

Thanks Travis. We actually decided to go with another builder after all. They wouldn't build on a conventional raft slab. Only waffle pod and I was not comfortable with that.

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Kak85
Aug 11, 2018 11:16 am
Kak85
gugu
gugu
10 August

Anyone building at Mt Holden, Sunbury VIC?

Anyone building at Mt Holden, Sunbury VIC?
VIC

hi I was really looking for some info for Mt holden. We purchased land there last year which has finally been approved pending titlement end of the year. STAGE 6. Any info…

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gugu
Aug 10, 2018 10:55 pm
Aimz086
Aimz086
10 August

Simonds Dakota Kilmore

Simonds Dakota Kilmore
VIC
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I’m good thanks. Been hibernating somewhat. Kilmore is so cold in the winter! We had a few issues with our house too but Boutique was pretty good and resolving them.…

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Aimz086
Aug 10, 2018 9:19 pm
shokel1975
shokel1975
10 August

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
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Why does it take M FOUR WEEKS to update floor plans..... and 90% of the errors are from their own incompetence anyway!!!! Getting so over how slow things move with them.…

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shokel1975
Aug 10, 2018 8:54 pm
shokel1975
stanus
stanus
10 August

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Yes they charged extension fees. If you are not ready to build they will charge until you go to site.

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stanus
Aug 10, 2018 6:47 pm
stanus
sumati
sumati
10 August

Anyone have a light roof with a light brick?!

Anyone have a light roof with a light brick?!
VIC
1, 2

shellaw24 How did Wheat brick go with natural mortar? I PM'd you too, but it is what I'm also looking to do but everyone is trying to advise me against natural mortar for…

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sumati
Aug 10, 2018 4:58 pm
Manj
Manj
10 August

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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Great! That’s great pEast!

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Manj
Aug 10, 2018 7:43 am
Manj

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

I liked those bowls on vanity - I think they r a bit bigger than the ones in display homes too Yeah we made sure that the tap actually reached out that far. We…

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firsttime_homies1401
Aug 09, 2018 10:45 pm
firsttime_homies1401
WaldorfMM
WaldorfMM
8 August

Porter Davis Waldorf

Porter Davis Waldorf
VIC

I joined the Facebook forum and haven’t been updating here. Have posted photos. Hope your build is going well

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WaldorfMM
Aug 08, 2018 12:12 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
8 August

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry
VIC
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Wow looks so good! Especially with all your appliances installed as well

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Dani_J
Aug 08, 2018 7:42 am
Travis9900
Travis9900
6 August

Viridian 29 Granvue Homes- The First Build

Viridian 29 Granvue Homes- The First Build
VIC

Good luck hopefully you get better luck with Granvue homes then we did

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Travis9900
Aug 06, 2018 8:30 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
6 August

Welsh Homes - any info

Welsh Homes - any info
VIC

If it's too good to be true, it is very likely just that. Never heard of this lot. Probably very new. Maybe you can get lucky as they are willing to have a few loss…

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kirashogun
Aug 06, 2018 5:17 pm

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