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JenBarber
JenBarber
13 July

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

That's actually a really smart choice, I hadn't thought of that option. I imagine it would also be a low cost option too (both during build and in ongoing maintenance.)…

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JenBarber
Jul 13, 2018 10:19 am
JenBarber
Gaudi
Gaudi
11 h

Projects to do after New Home Handover

Projects to do after New Home Handover
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I’d install floorboards after handover next time because yes trades damage floorboards but also quality of laying you may have more say about if you can inspect more…

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Gaudi
Jul 15, 2018 6:02 pm
periperi
periperi
4 July

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We visit the site every day or two. It's worth asking your supervisor when various tradies will be scheduled to be there. I agree with the comment above that it's more…

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periperi
Jul 04, 2018 2:43 pm
periperi

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

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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Thanks for the idea. Will check it out.

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pEast
Jul 16, 2018 1:52 am

New Build - Perth

New Build - Perth

Hello - my first post on this site and not exactly sure of the etiquette. We are looking to build in metro area with one of the project builders (eg: summit, dale…

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ben_no33
Jul 16, 2018 12:07 am

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
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Thanks Tinkster really happy with how it’s all Come together and the other half has done such a fantastic job with our painting 😁

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vanessah2015
Jul 15, 2018 11:42 pm
vanessah2015

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades
QLD

How's the journey with ownit homes as I'm considering them at the moment. Thank you.

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chanam
Jul 15, 2018 11:32 pm

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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Spray painter is the way to go! Is this for timber or colorbond fence?

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trimum
Jul 15, 2018 11:01 pm
trimum

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside
1, 2, 3

Great to see that the build is moving along SAFA1. It’s good to get a feel of the space once the frame is up as there’s no display of the 38. Have you engaged an…

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firsttime_homies1401
Jul 15, 2018 10:50 pm
firsttime_homies1401

Our KDR Project - Canberra

Our KDR Project - Canberra
ACT

Looking a lot better, I think (although I do agree with 's suggestion about the…

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algernon
Jul 15, 2018 10:37 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Ours is flush on garage but not above windows we did ask SC if windows would be flush and he said yes but of course we missed reading the recessed on our plans…

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BrownDog77
Jul 15, 2018 10:16 pm

Building Metricon Liberty 40 Schofields

Building Metricon Liberty 40 Schofields
NSW
1, 2

Yep, 3.2 mtrs.. hope it looks good thought! We never knew when we purchased the land

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johar.ankur
Jul 15, 2018 10:12 pm
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bestspecials
Jul 15, 2018 10:04 pm
bestspecials

Hey Doulton is there a gap under your garage door? I can fit my hand under mine. Just wondering if it’s normal or something I should call put at Customer presentation.

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emmyawards
Jul 15, 2018 9:59 pm

Valeco first time build North Brisbane

Valeco first time build North Brisbane
QLD
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yay!! probably the most exciting part of the build. it makes it real! how you feel?

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gr8ly
Jul 15, 2018 9:52 pm
gr8ly

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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House looks great inside and out! Must be such a relief to finally have your house! Hope you enjoying living in it as much as we are =)

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dulie
Jul 15, 2018 9:40 pm
dulie

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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Hi Nekual, We are due to complete this week. We used a company called Houspect for independent inspections. They did 5 in total and were very thorough. They organised…

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winto_04
Jul 15, 2018 9:32 pm

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Both inside and outside. There's scratches that are 40cm long. Damaged by their cleaners. Most of them are on the outside. Outside scratches tend to be from…

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Renman
Jul 15, 2018 9:29 pm
Renman

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q1 Build - Sherwood, QLD

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q1 Build - Sherwood, QLD
QLD
1, 2

When i was going through tender stage, there were 2 things plantation wouldn't move, the kitchen and the stair case. I did originally try to move the kitchen across to…

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httpants
Jul 15, 2018 9:27 pm

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Thanks. We are really excited about how it has turned out.

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bestspecials
Jul 15, 2018 9:22 pm
bestspecials

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisbane

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisbane
QLD
1, 2, 3

Wow, it looks stunning. Beautiful colours and finishes in the kitchen and stairs.

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Sam Smith
Jul 15, 2018 9:05 pm

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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Looking great! I can’t believe how quickly it is going up! Makes me want to get thru this admin stage even more, and start building!!

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shokel1975
Jul 15, 2018 9:01 pm
shokel1975

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Power points would have to go inside vanity. We are doing one each side.

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Stukip
Jul 15, 2018 8:35 pm

Site works advice needed

Site works advice needed

What the, did they tell you this before the house was built? Once the site is cut, you need to fill it back up. and it is going to be costly as natural soil that's been…

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kirashogun
Jul 15, 2018 8:09 pm

Chipped Stegbar sliding door

Chipped Stegbar sliding door
VIC

How to fix it is not your problem, Ask them to do whatever it takes to make it look brand new and if they have to replace it, too bad.

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kirashogun
Jul 15, 2018 8:00 pm

Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

So its been a while since ive posted but its been a busy busy time. My daughter has been quite ill and had surgery so things got put to the side a little. We also go…

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Bergman58
Jul 15, 2018 7:47 pm
Bergman58

15 July 2018 - 27 days (Week 4) Frame has started! It is scheduled to be completed by next week with roof up!

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Kimmykim
Jul 15, 2018 7:42 pm

fairhaven response time

fairhaven response time
VIC

Thats a normal response time. You wont be the only one trying to make changes to the floor plan, and have to wait in line with everyone else. Fairhaven seem to be one of…

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Bergman58
Jul 15, 2018 6:56 pm
Bergman58
k3nnis
k3nnis
11 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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Oh ok :) the finishing line is nearly there :) My view is that once you move in there are lots of things to spend money on lol. I just finished setting up my home…

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k3nnis
Jul 15, 2018 6:14 pm

After having a grizzle on Friday about the delays, I went to site this afternoon to find that a guy had been there and rendered the outside of the house today. Amazing. …

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MikW
Jul 15, 2018 6:14 pm
MikW

Site works have started! Dam, veggie patch, fire firepit, and house and shed pads underway!

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stellabella
Jul 15, 2018 5:30 pm
stellabella

It’s been 3 months since handover! Where has the time gone? It honestly didn’t take long to make this house feel like home. Every time we add something, it just…

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xjanex
Jul 15, 2018 5:19 pm
xjanex
GLO
GLO
13 h

Height compliance questions. Did you encounter this?

Height compliance questions. Did you encounter this?
NSW

Agree, I picked that up the other day. Building Height: 8230mm 2740mm Ground Floor  250mm Sub Floor  2590mm First Floor  2650mm 25° Roof pitch  Natural…

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GLO
Jul 15, 2018 3:34 pm

Tiling with Eden Brae

Tiling with Eden Brae
NSW

It depends on how much tiling your area is. Usually they will recommend this for 600 x 600 tiles due to the large area. I don’t see any benefit for the 300 x 300 or…

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wongbruce
Jul 15, 2018 2:00 pm
reaver
reaver
16 h

Cost of landscaping

Cost of landscaping
NSW

Has anyone installed a driveway made of pavers recently? I'm trying to look at how much it would cost per sqm at the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. I understand it may…

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reaver
Jul 15, 2018 1:20 pm
reaver
Drew01
Drew01
18 h

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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I've spent way too many years of my working life running cabling, and in our build, I've had outlets run for each TV location, and for our Enphase Envoy connectivity. The…

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Drew01
Jul 15, 2018 11:24 am
Drew01

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Tiling!!!

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Tiling!!!
VIC
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Tiling all finished. Haven't been able to get inside the house so can only look through windows. Looks they done the cut out of the drive way. So maybe going to do that…

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icat2000
Jul 15, 2018 10:11 am
icat2000

How much space needed for back entry from garage?

How much space needed for back entry from garage?
VIC

hi I need some advice , how much metres needed for a back roller door for entry into the back yard? , we don’t want A side gate for entry into the yard just the…

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mizlong
Jul 15, 2018 9:23 am
alymei
alymei
22 h

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA
QLD

How exciting following- good for you not giving up xx

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alymei
Jul 15, 2018 6:57 am
alymei
alymei
22 h

Anyone building/built with Pantha Homes ?

Anyone building/built with Pantha Homes ?
QLD

Did you end up building with them? I'm guess it was our thread you found. We have sold now and are looking for more land and will likely build with them again

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alymei
Jul 15, 2018 6:41 am
alymei
alymei
22 h

Our new home by Pantha Homes

Our new home by Pantha Homes
QLD

Hows your build going Majory? We built with pantha 2 years ago and are looking forward to building with them again

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alymei
Jul 15, 2018 6:39 am
Bronte19
Bronte19
Yesterday

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Great news! Have they given you tentative date for slab pour yet? Ours is now 23rd July

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Bronte19
Jul 15, 2018 12:37 am
Portofino38
Portofino38
Yesterday

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Oh no!! The poor bub!! It's good to know you're getting started though! I love hearing and seeing everyone's progress pics! We've got a new SS who so far has been…

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Portofino38
Jul 14, 2018 11:21 pm
Moana
Moana
Yesterday

Has anyone built with JKW Constructions in Brisbane?

Has anyone built with JKW Constructions in Brisbane?

Looking to potentially build with these guys and looking for any feedback from anyone that has built with them. Many thanks.

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Moana
Jul 14, 2018 10:20 pm
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Trippypossum
Jul 14, 2018 9:40 pm
Trippypossum

Yeah, I'm already basically on-board with the concept of it and for me it is the idea of giving a little back by creating a home that may find extended use for others, or…

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davezap
Jul 14, 2018 7:54 pm

The back roller of the garage door wasn’t returned as the display home was. My husband is very upset with this. It appears that the plans didn’t include the returned…

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Trippypossum
Jul 14, 2018 6:09 pm
Trippypossum
Salfield
Salfield
Yesterday

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Just be careful with this. We got 40mm included in our promotion but it was for the island only. We don’t have an island we have a u shape kitchen so Rawson wouldn’t…

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Salfield
Jul 14, 2018 5:32 pm

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