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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

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

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

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

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
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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

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

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
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

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
Bronte19
Bronte19
Yesterday

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
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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

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
rum_home
rum_home
Yesterday

Arramont Estate - Wollert Victoria

Arramont Estate - Wollert Victoria
VIC

They've now started construction for Release 4 & 5, Releases 1-3 are still in development. With 1-2 at the Road Boxing & Curb channeling for the last 2-3 months. Slow…

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rum_home
Jul 14, 2018 5:12 pm
rum_home
rum_home
rum_home
Yesterday

Metricon Bentleigh 38 - Wollert VIC

Metricon Bentleigh 38 - Wollert VIC
VIC
1, 2

Sorry only saw this now. Do you mean the payment schedule? I changed to the default HIA schedule of % at key stages. So it's not front loaded like Metricon wanted. …

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rum_home
Jul 14, 2018 5:05 pm
rum_home
pEast
pEast
14 July

Mimosa homes

Mimosa homes
VIC
1, 2

I’m building in south east thru Arden but my friend is building in Melton thru Mimosa Saba26 on 14x34 - lock up stage - u get flooring by mimosa which will be around…

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pEast
Jul 14, 2018 1:36 pm
reaver
reaver
14 July

Knockdown Rebuild in Whitehorse Council Area - Victoria

Knockdown Rebuild in Whitehorse Council Area - Victoria
VIC

We're doing a KDR in Whitehorse as well but have not come across Gold Key constructions.

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reaver
Jul 14, 2018 11:07 am
reaver
Wild
Wild
14 July

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC
1, 2

Hi Yasir, How is the overall experience with Mimosa so far ? I really like their floor plans and thinking to sign up for saba 26 but reading different people experiences…

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Wild
Jul 14, 2018 9:24 am

Newport 275

Newport 275
VIC

No I didn’t

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Newport 275+
Jul 13, 2018 9:11 pm
sharmin
sharmin
13 July

Who's building with Fairhaven Homes in Melbourne?

Who's building with Fairhaven Homes in Melbourne?
VIC
1, 2

Hi We also want to add extra wall infront of stairs. Just wondering is it enough bright? Thanks

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sharmin
Jul 13, 2018 5:02 pm
MrsPDilla
MrsPDilla
13 July

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio
VIC
1, 2

We have chosen to do the Melrose 239 with a 1mt extension to the back half to add a bit of extra space. We have found them fantastic so far! We also managed to sign up…

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MrsPDilla
Jul 13, 2018 3:29 pm
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
shane3340
shane3340
13 July

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread
VIC

Quick update from me: Our final construction drawings have been issued, and after much stuffing around with our bank in getting the valuation done, we have been formally…

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shane3340
Jul 13, 2018 7:45 am
shane3340
madj-m
madj-m
12 July

Skylights/Louvre Roof in Alfreso with Metricon

Skylights/Louvre Roof in Alfreso with Metricon
VIC

As the title suggests, wondering if anyone has built with Metricon and had them put skylights/louvres in their alfresco area? We are concerned the alfresco will block out…

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madj-m
Jul 12, 2018 7:51 pm

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!
VIC
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Oh my goodness! Lila is so pretty!! My cats name is Lila If only she wasn't a grumpy old cat who doesn't like change I would love 2 Lila's

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MoniqueElizabeth
Jul 12, 2018 6:13 pm
PEREZ
PEREZ
12 July

Simon Homes

Simon Homes
VIC

Had the worst experience with this mob. My advice to people is stay away. Their finishes and quality are cheap, they dont return to fix defects and qualifications of their…

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PEREZ
Jul 12, 2018 3:33 pm
PEREZ
PEREZ
12 July

Simon Homes

Simon Homes
VIC

Had the worst experience with this mob. My advice to people is stay away. Their finishes and quality are cheap, they dont return to fix defects and qualifications of their…

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PEREZ
Jul 12, 2018 3:32 pm

Gap between door frames and brickwork above

Gap between door frames and brickwork above
VIC

Thanks. We were a bit worried about the gap too, but now you can't even tell.

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bestspecials
Jul 12, 2018 9:47 am
bestspecials
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Manj
Jul 12, 2018 7:44 am
Manj

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
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It should have been connected already so it’s not looking on time so far.....

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smithfamily
Jul 12, 2018 7:42 am
frankily
frankily
11 July

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

just a quick update, been too lazy to post photos basically external framing is all done, roof is going up in the next couple of weeks. we've started bricking where we…

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frankily
Jul 11, 2018 8:33 pm

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
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Not much to report...defect work is still on going... Tilers showed up with only half the tiles they needed and they don't have any spares of some of pur batches so…

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bumblebee1985
Jul 11, 2018 8:00 pm
unhappy37
unhappy37
11 July

Building with 8homes or UrbanEdge Melbourne ??

Building with 8homes or UrbanEdge Melbourne ??
VIC

Hi I have, we have been in the house for 6 months, and I am ready to get a wrecking ball through the house. when they started nothing was a problem, after we moved in…

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unhappy37
Jul 11, 2018 4:39 pm
dulie
dulie
11 July

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
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Vuster's house finished building 2 years ago. Don't think his come back on here in a long time. All the information is scattered through out this thread, just a matter of…

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dulie
Jul 11, 2018 10:42 am
dulie
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
10 July

Alternative to charged system moving rainwater to street??

Alternative to charged system moving rainwater to street??
VIC
1, 2

Oops! I forgot to mention that you need leaf diverters fitted to the downpipes if you install a reduced size sediment trap to prevent lerger objects like dead birds etc…

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SaveH2O
Jul 10, 2018 8:10 pm
SaveH2O
Bri1234
Bri1234
10 July

KDR Henley Reserve (MainVue)- Aegean 38. Moved in :-)

KDR Henley Reserve (MainVue)- Aegean 38. Moved in :-)
VIC
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Hi Rachael Hope you guys are a bit more settled in by now. It's such a crazy process. I can't help laughing at some of the similarities we've had, appliances blowing…

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Bri1234
Jul 10, 2018 2:17 pm
Bri1234
Bri1234
Bri1234
10 July

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

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!
VIC
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Time is certainly flying past lately. I thought I'd posted an update about the heater, hmmmm. So the heater guys came and spent maybe an hour trying to figure out the…

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Bri1234
Jul 10, 2018 2:02 pm
Bri1234
Ctuohey
Ctuohey
10 July

Vancouver -Porter Davis

Vancouver -Porter Davis
VIC
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Hi there I’m looking at the Vancouver 29 and would be interested in knowing how your build went? Thanks

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Ctuohey
Jul 10, 2018 1:30 pm
icat2000
icat2000
9 July

Porter Davis

Porter Davis
VIC

Good on you for taking the hit and moving on. Sometimes you have to cut your losses to get a better outcome in the long run.

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icat2000
Jul 09, 2018 4:32 pm
icat2000
LTT
LTT
9 July

Emporio 43 with henley

Emporio 43 with henley
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi HoneyDee, I’m building in a new estate but my sister is knock down and rebuild. The upgrades we chose were mostly driven by our personality - a little lazy to do…

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LTT
Jul 09, 2018 2:36 pm
lokster
lokster
9 July

MakroBuilt

MakroBuilt
VIC

Bump, anyone else deal with these guys.

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lokster
Jul 09, 2018 8:34 am

Week 7 Things have started to slow down a little this week. Originally our site supervisor intended to have the Hebel delivered and installed,…

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Kollosche
Jul 08, 2018 11:50 pm
icat2000
icat2000
7 July

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
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Gorgeous looking doors very grand. Glad your getting back on track.

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icat2000
Jul 07, 2018 12:22 pm
icat2000
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
7 July

Porter Davis Bristol

Porter Davis Bristol
VIC

Hi Megs85 nice to see your build. we are looking for similar house for one of my friends. How is the…

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Ozshaz
Jul 07, 2018 10:14 am
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
6 July

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
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Can anyone please advise when does the flyscreens get installed ? Is it after the lockup stage ?

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Ozshaz
Jul 06, 2018 7:58 pm

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
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I have no idea as all neighbours picked the fencing people. But if you do get one. Don’t go for the cheapest quote. And check out their feedback. Cos our back fence.…

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Doulton777
Jul 06, 2018 9:58 am
Doulton777

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