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pandibabi
pandibabi
25 March

Projects to do after New Home Handover

Projects to do after New Home Handover

Oh I did not think of it being a pull down I think it's more of a permanent structure 🤣if you can engineer that would be interesting!

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pandibabi
Mar 25, 2018 1:14 pm
pandibabi
Aitch
Aitch
14 April

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 29, 30, 31

About once a week, but there have been times where I've not looked for a few weeks, mainly due to lack of progress (at least 6 months into build - 10 months from contract…

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Aitch
Apr 14, 2018 1:09 pm
shokel1975
shokel1975
24 April

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Look at recessing your stacker doors into the slab, so that there is no railing to step/trip over when doors to alfresco are open. We have been quoted only $220 to…

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shokel1975
Apr 24, 2018 2:23 pm
shokel1975
J278
J278
15 m

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Got another one from The Blinds Gallery which looked okay for sheers (3k) but their w-fold sheers (assuming these are like Veri shades) came in at 7k alone. Leaning…

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J278
Apr 26, 2018 5:27 pm
J278
Fairy
Fairy
17 m

New Breeze Bardia

New Breeze Bardia

Hi guys, I am looking to buy in New breeze -Bardia. I wanted to know if i am already late, especially after the way the prices have skyrocketed. Will i still be gaining…

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Fairy
Apr 26, 2018 5:24 pm
J278
J278
20 m

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
WA

Plans look awesome. If we ever build a two storey I would definitely have the same upper level set up as you. Love the scullery too.

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J278
Apr 26, 2018 5:21 pm
J278
pEast
pEast
32 m

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 157, 158, 159

Did not have it in my contract - probably for new builds - What is the time period given for your build otherwise I have gone with NHI - and Kevin certainly does a very good job

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pEast
Apr 26, 2018 5:09 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 539, 540, 541

Can I ask what basins and taps you chose for bathroom an ensuite?

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mpricecs
Apr 26, 2018 4:31 pm

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 70, 71, 72

Pass by this afternoon and the loo box for tradies is gone. Which mean tradies are going to use the one inside the house. :roll: Build Thread : …

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shazaw
Apr 26, 2018 4:15 pm

Pewter vs blue steel flash

Pewter vs blue steel flash

Wouldn't it be better to get samples vs looking at photos? Namely what you see on screen may not match what you see with in front of you. I had my heart set on some…

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pandibabi
Apr 26, 2018 4:14 pm
pandibabi
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Thanu
Apr 26, 2018 3:54 pm

Metricon Winchester 28- Construction

Metricon Winchester 28- Construction
VIC
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"The ordering department cannot provide a completion date yet"...why that means we can go to site is beyond me.

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blackcat20
Apr 26, 2018 3:41 pm
blackcat20

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 846, 847, 848

We did the pre-slab, if you then get the frame inspection they do a complimentary slab inspection anyway. There's a whole bunch of stuff that gets combined and you get…

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Hurrow
Apr 26, 2018 3:39 pm

8Homes vs Burbank?

8Homes vs Burbank?

Hi all, I'm building a double storey home in Victoria, trying to decide between 8homes and Burbank... I prefer 8 homes because of the structure (modified 1 bedroom ground…

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Speckie04
Apr 26, 2018 3:37 pm

Mimosa homes

Mimosa homes
VIC

All the dates are mentioned above... Land titled on 15th Feb and slab expected mid to end of may.

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yasir_fnd
Apr 26, 2018 3:15 pm

sbg homes

sbg homes
VIC
1, 2

as you know this is the first house i have got built by a builder after building 8 of my own ,i feel sorry you have to go through this,builders like this give the industry…

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not sure peter
Apr 26, 2018 3:09 pm
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Lot126
Apr 26, 2018 3:04 pm
Lot126

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens
NSW
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Dedication right there on a public holiday can’t wait for your slab pour

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Tribe7
Apr 26, 2018 2:55 pm
Tribe7

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC

Thanks for the info. I dont find this ethical and morally right. Need to talk to them. If they do thier work right then we dont have to hire private inspector.But they…

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firsthomebuyer2018
Apr 26, 2018 2:54 pm

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Thanks Bridget, I’ve really loved seeing your house come together! Not long now for you guys. 😁

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mj-mac4
Apr 26, 2018 1:52 pm
mj-mac4

My build in Bloomdale- On Hold 😡

My build in Bloomdale- On Hold 😡
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Scrap that, apparently the customer service person sent the PCI email to me instead of someone else.

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Melt23
Apr 26, 2018 1:48 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

We are doing a KDR in North Ryde, Sydney.

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kjane
Apr 26, 2018 1:01 pm

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 30, 31, 32

So how is everyones build going? We have had our schaffolding removed and just a few things to do before they can start doing things inside the house.

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Duke145
Apr 26, 2018 12:54 pm

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
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im going to contact my SS ask him ill get my painter in!

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atemby
Apr 26, 2018 11:48 am
atemby

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Thank you for that. I will talk to my consultant regarding these options.

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radix
Apr 26, 2018 11:41 am

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - now Post Handover

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - now Post Handover
SA
1 ... 35, 36, 37

all resolved re my window sills. the one that looks flat and i was advised might need remediation work is actually correct angle but only protrudes half the standard…

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Entilzha
Apr 26, 2018 10:58 am

I remember reading somewhere on an M thread about build quality of bricks, particularly the mortar lines being straight but can’t remember where does anyone have a pic…

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emmyawards
Apr 26, 2018 10:06 am

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Epoxy Garage Floor!

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Epoxy Garage Floor!
QLD
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Its hard :( I still miss my boy, he would have loved this house and the big yard. Definitely give yourself time before getting another cat. Yes I think the next thing I…

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allblaqk
Apr 26, 2018 9:43 am
allblaqk

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Yep it’s today at 2pm. We have already contacted the Head of Construction regarding incomplete works. Finally after escalating our concerns (yet again), that the…

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Fee121
Apr 26, 2018 9:31 am

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 528, 529, 530

Have you currently got overhead cabinets above your stove area? I was referring to removing that and replacing with large windows. I asked about the butlers pantry, as…

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stevezau
Apr 26, 2018 8:56 am

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Looking good. Make sure you request a final walk through before the PCI to reduce the number of outstanding issues. Test all your powerpoints, lights, water pressure,…

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Renman
Apr 26, 2018 8:55 am
Renman

What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?

What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?
NSW

Even more so on a cost plus contract where the owner agrees to pay all costs plus an agreed margin.

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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 26, 2018 8:13 am
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DR-JEKL
Apr 26, 2018 7:57 am
Drew01
Drew01
18 h

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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We've got some ideas, tribe7. The driveway to the garage, we're currently thinking of ag-mixed asphalt, with brick edging, which means I'll be laying bricks for a few…

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Drew01
Apr 25, 2018 11:59 pm
Drew01

Here we go again...

Here we go again...
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks Ezza. I’ll check it out. Our boards are Dulux Milton Moon and the trimmings are Dulux Vivid White

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PolkaDots
Apr 25, 2018 10:45 pm
Choosy
Choosy
19 h

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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NP was just curious as they looked like the ones I had seen at one of the tile shops. We ended up going withTiles Expo so our charcoal tile isTerrain Nero.

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Choosy
Apr 25, 2018 10:33 pm
Choosy

Our KDR Project - Canberra

Our KDR Project - Canberra
ACT

WIRs are actually not very space-efficient compared to normal robes that open directly into the bedrooms: a WIR requires dedicated additional floor space for access,…

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algernon
Apr 25, 2018 10:28 pm

Definitely well on the way to handover next Friday. The portaloo is gone, as has the final rubbish skip. With the final skip load going, the driveway has been poured,…

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algernon
Apr 25, 2018 10:00 pm
JB1
JB1
20 h

MDF vs timber stair

MDF vs timber stair

My opinion on them? The good? They are cheap. The bad? You already pointed them out.

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JB1
Apr 25, 2018 9:43 pm

New home - builders margin?

New home - builders margin?
NSW

20-25% is standard for a fixed price or cost plus contract. Cost plus contacts aren't as common but the ones I have worked on have been around 20-25% builders margin…

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Dr.Buildwell
Apr 25, 2018 8:15 pm
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mj-mac4
Apr 25, 2018 8:03 pm
mj-mac4

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Sydmate, it’s not clear what your issue is from your post and I absolutely disagree with your final statement. Please PM me with the specific details and I will…

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WisdomHomes
Apr 25, 2018 7:53 pm
WisdomHomes

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

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

Thanks but we had already brought them. Sniff. Never mind. Win some lose some.

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icat2000
Apr 25, 2018 7:26 pm
icat2000

Our Langford Countryside - Allworth homes

Our Langford Countryside - Allworth homes
NSW
1, 2

Looking great Homestead, not long to go now 👍👍

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mrbiggens
Apr 25, 2018 7:19 pm
mrbiggens

First Home owners/builders

First Home owners/builders
QLD

Thanks for all that :) we have already done all those steps and decided on everything. Everything is set in stone... was just saying if anyone had used similar…

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tarlingn1
Apr 25, 2018 7:07 pm
Tribe7
Tribe7
23 h

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310
NSW
1, 2

I like the grey Marz, if you stay with the grey you could change your handles to black and maybe have black pendant lights and stools?? The black subways do look good…

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Tribe7
Apr 25, 2018 7:06 pm
Tribe7



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