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How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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I am in the fit out stage, and visit virtually every day... sometimes up to three times hahah at lunch time, before school pick up and after school. Its disappointing to…

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Princesssarrah06
Nov 07, 2017 10:17 pm
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

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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No ours are 450 x 450 They are a Carrera Matt tile though. They weren't on the prestige range board but we were told we could pick any 450 tile so picked one from the…

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Rocchet
Nov 19, 2017 6:40 am

Went past on Saturday to make sure windows/doirs are closed for rain On Friday send an email to our consultant about the broken cooling/heating pipe after insolation...…

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lovisa
Nov 19, 2017 4:08 am

In construction now and waiting for the roof to go up.

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WhatsUp
Nov 19, 2017 2:54 am

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
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Oh my goodness dulie everything looks amazing. Love it. Well done viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Nov 19, 2017 2:04 am
Doulton777

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!
QLD
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Thats awesome! Congrats :) And don't forget we all still love to see moved in photos!

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allblaqk
Nov 19, 2017 1:54 am
allblaqk

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - WEEK 25

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - WEEK 25
QLD
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Quick update (even though there isn't much to say) Poles for the stairs got installed this week, and stairs have all been framed and plastered up too, otherwise SFA has…

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allblaqk
Nov 19, 2017 1:37 am
allblaqk

The power dome was FINALLY INSTALLED TODAY!!!!!!!!! So after having an extension lead over the neighbours fence since May, the house should be powered up this…

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spiffmiff
Nov 19, 2017 12:24 am
spiffmiff

fENCING ENQUIRY

fENCING ENQUIRY
VIC

Can you screen shot a photo.

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NthHome
Nov 19, 2017 12:14 am

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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We extended the island to 3m and deleted the servery, but that was because we didn’t want a join in the stone, and 3m is the widest you can go without a join. It…

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Ezza78
Nov 18, 2017 11:59 pm

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 at Canungra QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 at Canungra QLD
QLD
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Super exciting :D!! Hopefully you can still pour after all the rain this weekend!

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Caydenn
Nov 18, 2017 11:43 pm
Caydenn

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Does anyone who selected undermount sinks still have the patch of adhesive (grout?) and some pieces of wood holding up the sink? You should be able to see it if you look…

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iceberg.
Nov 18, 2017 11:32 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Our site costs were $65k but we’ve just been invoiced for an extra $1800 for traffic management as the provisional cost didn’t cover it all. In our Prelim pricing it…

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JLH222
Nov 18, 2017 11:32 pm
JLH222

Oh how good is IKEA We did our storage in the garage and under stairs from the Besta range and hemnes in our nursery and one of the spare rooms for my hubbys models…

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MGardz
Nov 18, 2017 10:28 pm
MGardz

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Hi guys anyone building on new MacDonald road

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hassanbegg
Nov 18, 2017 10:24 pm

JG King modified Heywood - shower screens + plumbing

JG King modified Heywood - shower screens + plumbing
VIC
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Still have my fingers crossed it will work out for you. It's not Christmas yet! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold…

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Bridgetwitch
Nov 18, 2017 10:19 pm
Bridgetwitch

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Thanks bank... not feeling very confident. Seems anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.... - B A vue of the pines on the Gold…

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Bridgetwitch
Nov 18, 2017 10:17 pm
Bridgetwitch

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
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The other change was a switch from Community Association to Neigbourhood Association for the bushland area and the private road. My conveyancer explained to me that from…

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Michael.Were
Nov 18, 2017 9:54 pm
bank
bank
9 h

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!
NSW
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Your cabinetry is looking fantastic! Carpenters have been our biggest problem trade too! First one did such a bad job our SS won't have him back, but he can't seem to…

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bank
Nov 18, 2017 9:50 pm
bank

Evaporative cooling

Evaporative cooling
VIC

I think it depends where you live - you need good airlflow/breeze through the house for it to be effective. We had it in a unit that was on the beach - was great because…

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Loveyourwork
Nov 18, 2017 9:45 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Who knows...will wait until Boral comes out and has a look...it's throughout the whole top floor which would be extremely time consuming to fix...not sure if they can just…

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k3nnis
Nov 18, 2017 9:13 pm
Choosy
Choosy
10 h

GLASS SPLASHBACKS - Perth

GLASS SPLASHBACKS - Perth
WA

We have previously used Direct Glass and very happy with the final product, this was after the first company was not able to supply the correct size twice !

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Choosy
Nov 18, 2017 8:49 pm
Choosy
Choosy
Choosy
10 h

2.7m ceiling height and garage door height... thoughts..?

2.7m ceiling height and garage door height... thoughts..?
WA

We designed our house to have 31c ceilings throughout including the garage and adjusted all external windows and doors to 28c including the garage door.

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Choosy
Nov 18, 2017 8:44 pm
Choosy

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Oh no how disappointing! I hope everything gets sorted asap. 💕

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mj-mac4
Nov 18, 2017 8:42 pm
mj-mac4

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA

Looks great. All the best with your build! Renee

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chrinee
Nov 18, 2017 8:34 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Congratulations! It’s a beautiful house! 🎉🎉🥂🍾

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mj-mac4
Nov 18, 2017 8:31 pm
mj-mac4

FIRST HOME (Brisbane): BOLD Portofino 229

FIRST HOME (Brisbane): BOLD Portofino 229
WA

@H Family I read your thread this morning... so similar!!

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chrinee
Nov 18, 2017 8:07 pm

Waterproofing wet areas

Waterproofing wet areas

I do have Houspect inspecting 4 stages but unfortunately waterproofing is not included. I will call them on Monday to find out if they can help

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deepugjacob
Nov 18, 2017 7:45 pm

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2
NSW
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The concreter started the excavation two months ago, but hit a water pipe and never came back. I am pretty sure there is only two days work in it, and not even two full…

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The_Joneses
Nov 18, 2017 7:31 pm

We are locked out painters have started so only pictures from through the window that wasn't taped up.

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H Family
Nov 18, 2017 6:58 pm
H Family
bank
bank
13 h

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)
VIC
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Builder is coming out week after next to do the 90 day inspection. So nervous about what I should ask for them to fix, and what I should let go. :(!

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bank
Nov 18, 2017 5:24 pm
bank

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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We've selected our shutters, curtains and blinds and waiting for the quote that will come through next week. Here are the pictures >>

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Nov 18, 2017 4:43 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

thats great its progressing well. Are you happy with the job the brickies have done? I am not that happy with the quality of work our brickie has done. There is no…

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keysomer
Nov 18, 2017 4:38 pm

How did they build 4 properties on this land?

How did they build 4 properties on this land?

wow my bad... I assumed being 16 A-D it was just the number 16 property split into 4.

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homeowner64
Nov 18, 2017 4:20 pm

Stage 1 has started, took the drone for a look and here is a progress picture. A lot of rocks, and looks like they've filled in at least 2 dams and dump the rocks in a…

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rum_home
Nov 18, 2017 3:57 pm
rum_home

Simonds Homes - Manhattan Build

Simonds Homes - Manhattan Build
VIC

We have just got to lock up stage too! It feels so weird seeing it all come to life! Since we did the gallery appointment August last year we kind of forgot what our…

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Puddlette
Nov 18, 2017 1:49 pm
Puddlette

Stained framing panels ??? A problem ... GJ Gardner build

Stained framing panels ??? A problem ... GJ Gardner build

Simply looks like it's got wet at some stage and the colour from the wood has changed.

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Varsani
Nov 18, 2017 1:40 pm

Stopped by today, no brick progress or batts anywhere so not sure why they told me it was being done this past week! I’ve emailed them asking for pics of the insulation…

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Melt23
Nov 18, 2017 1:33 pm
Dicko
Dicko
19 h

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
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We heard nothing. Who is your builder? Would be good to get confirmation of this

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Dicko
Nov 18, 2017 12:10 pm
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dougang287
Nov 18, 2017 11:12 am

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build
VIC
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Oh you have it rendered! I am actually not sure now and can’t remember. Since they made it to the one henley name a lot changed! But we signed with mainvue so it was…

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Saint Girl
Nov 18, 2017 11:02 am
Saint Girl
Dijana
Dijana
20 h

Colossal Homes QLD - Beware

Colossal Homes QLD - Beware
QLD

Absolutely atrocious company. They are so disorganised and unprofessional. Sadly, we didn’t even build with them, but our lives have been impacted them for the past 7…

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Dijana
Nov 18, 2017 10:34 am

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home
QLD
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Yes, that is awesome news! You will have a slab and frames before you know it! Yayy!

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staceyrussell
Nov 18, 2017 10:33 am
staceyrussell

Bold Living + Us + South East Queensland = Housing the Tribe

Bold Living + Us + South East Queensland = Housing the Tribe
QLD
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Where have you gone Tribe? Hoping your just busy with the build... and I can imagine Christmas takes a bit of organising for your brood!?! - B A vue…

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Bridgetwitch
Nov 18, 2017 10:26 am
Bridgetwitch
Kandi
Kandi
20 h

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Hi Renman Your stone prices are in lieu of standard…

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Kandi
Nov 18, 2017 10:13 am
J278
J278
21 h

New build with Redink Madora Bay

New build with Redink Madora Bay
WA
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The pavers look great I like how they laid them Hilbert HGWA Build viewtopic.php?t=89433

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J278
Nov 18, 2017 9:14 am
J278
shazaw
shazaw
22 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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They should have made ceiling same level. The original front ceiling was worst looking. A row of bricks was showing on both side so I asked SS to drop down the small…

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shazaw
Nov 18, 2017 8:59 am


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