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Wild
Wild
18 September

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

Hi Guys, Did any one use Austral Chestnut bricks with Natural Mortar with classic garage door as opposed to timber look, Interested to know/see the combination.

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Wild
Sep 18, 2018 3:57 pm

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We live 10 minutes from our block of land, so we visit at least once sometimes twice a week. It's 2.5acres with an amazingly stunning view so we often just sit on the…

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Ourhomebythehill
Sep 23, 2018 10:42 am

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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hi everyone, we are looking at starting to build over the next few months, we were abit overwhelmed by the whole idea. A friend of mine suggested this book "building your…

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michaelyoni64
Jul 04, 2018 9:04 pm

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney
NSW
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Just curious, not having eaves, wont it get really hot in summer?

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sweetswisssteel
Sep 24, 2018 1:15 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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I must say you are very organised...there are so many small stuffs that go unnoticed or easy to forget..especially when we go for appointments and decide so many…

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champs2018
Sep 24, 2018 1:12 pm

Most important inspections to do from third party inspector

Most important inspections to do from third party inspector
VIC

Hey guys I want to get an independent inspector in to inspect my build Ideally I would do all of them they offer but cannot afford all of them So Id like some…

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Patrick
Sep 24, 2018 1:12 pm
Patrick

Should of got full fixed site costs!

Should of got full fixed site costs!
VIC

Read you contract and see what provisions are there. Maybe you can pull back some inclusions that are equal value and save money that way? If it was a provisional sum then…

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sweetswisssteel
Sep 24, 2018 1:07 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Hi we used EMI for our plantation shutters and are really really happy with the product and we've been in for 12 months now. We love that they are inside the window…

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Watsfam5
Sep 24, 2018 12:27 pm
kks
kks
1 h

Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 12 - Tiling

Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 12 - Tiling
QLD
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Smashing photo. It's little eccentricities like that, that make a kitchen look interesting and personalised. Nice.

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kks
Sep 24, 2018 12:14 pm

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
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thanks, will try to check with council

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kingofnowhere
Sep 24, 2018 11:44 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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To double glaze our stacker cost more than the original price of the stacker (so just over $1k from memmry)

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blackcat20
Sep 24, 2018 11:36 am
blackcat20

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Do you happen to know if he is licensed and have you tried his services? Will try to get in touch with him. Thanks!

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Gio_aus
Sep 24, 2018 11:17 am

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Woohoo! Big congrats!! You and you're family have some amazing patients! Have you had the King Furniture stored away in your own storage? Only asking cause don't they…

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dulie
Sep 24, 2018 10:51 am
dulie
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rdcool
Sep 24, 2018 10:38 am

Metallix Bronze/Surfmist

Metallix Bronze/Surfmist
NSW

We built with Ausbuild and the PGH Eclipse bricks are in the standard range. We didn't pay any extra whereas had we gone with the Metallix from Austral I think they were…

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pbwhi0
Sep 24, 2018 6:24 am
pbwhi0

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
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I am so jealous... Don't think we will ever start building. Your houses are looking great 😀 Our stage of land development reached practical completion on Friday. The…

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GEOnTREY
Sep 24, 2018 1:08 am

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
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no lime wash, there's one more coat of clearcoat and that's it. my phone camera is terrible and doesn't do the colour justice.

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frankily
Sep 23, 2018 10:23 pm

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Painting commenced, driveway installed!

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Painting commenced, driveway installed!
QLD
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Hi Paul, thanks def will do that, Ken been good so far and don't have any complaints, we have requested the stacker doors end glass be stopped around so the first opening…

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GrantFC
Sep 23, 2018 10:06 pm
Tajana
Tajana
17 h

Update

Update

That is fantastic . Thank you so much Paul .

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Tajana
Sep 23, 2018 8:20 pm
Tajana

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41
VIC

Yeah the entire house will be rendered, so we won't have bricks. They're replacing the bricks with Hebel and using acrylic render.

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TiredHalo
Sep 23, 2018 6:55 pm
TiredHalo

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD
1, 2

Yes 100% them, and they did an amazing job :) Cant wait to see it come together.

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GarethB
Sep 23, 2018 1:50 pm
GarethB

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
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They finished bricking our house yesterday, last bit was the balcony. From what I could see, it looks good. I'm happy with the plumbing, looks like it was done neatly,…

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coppersmith
Sep 23, 2018 1:28 pm
Reneeh
Reneeh
Yesterday

Henley Yorke 21

Henley Yorke 21
VIC

Hi Salman, Oh okay, thank you for sending that through :) Regards Renee

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Reneeh
Sep 23, 2018 12:14 pm

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310
NSW
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Following your build :) looks amazing so far! loving your floor plan.

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Ourhomebythehill
Sep 23, 2018 11:06 am
Trav18
Trav18
Yesterday

Building With Wisdom Homes - Shaker Style Upgrad

Building With Wisdom Homes - Shaker Style Upgrad

I’ve posted a snap of the quote above. Does anyone have a similar snap of their quote they can give me that I can use to convince them that there has been a mistake.

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Trav18
Sep 23, 2018 10:46 am
Drew01
Drew01
Yesterday

Metricon Winchester 28- PCI done!

Metricon Winchester 28- PCI done!
VIC
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I agree, ours has all manner of crap spread all over it, and it was pristine when we handed it over. Most of ours is brickies sand though, so it's not terrible, just…

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Drew01
Sep 23, 2018 10:21 am
Drew01
kailie86
kailie86
Yesterday

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast
QLD
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That’s basically what it means however it pretty much only applies to site costs. So if they go to do your piering for example but it’s discovered that what was…

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kailie86
Sep 23, 2018 10:19 am
kailie86
yoyohv
yoyohv
Yesterday

Protecting your Slab

Protecting your Slab
VIC
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Thanks for this man!

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yoyohv
Sep 23, 2018 9:41 am
Nawsome
Nawsome
Yesterday

ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. All locked up!!

ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. All locked up!!
SA
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It was 255 on special. We really wanted one that could take parcels as we do too much Internet shopping

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Nawsome
Sep 23, 2018 9:31 am
Nawsome
Reneeh
Reneeh
Yesterday

Building Henley Yorke - Ashford Park Werribee

Building Henley Yorke - Ashford Park Werribee

Hi All We are signing up with Henley to build the Yorke 21. Unfortunately them not having display homes for it, anyone have any pictures of it? Also overall experience…

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Reneeh
Sep 23, 2018 9:18 am
Reneeh
Reneeh
Yesterday

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?

Hey, We just purchased a block In Ashford Park and they said it will be titled Q1 of next year so 🤞 by March 2019.

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Reneeh
Sep 23, 2018 9:10 am
lilbza
lilbza
Yesterday

Building the Marriott 47 (Waldorf) by Porter Davis QLD

Building the Marriott 47 (Waldorf) by Porter Davis QLD
QLD
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Not in Queensland they didn't. There wasn't a single Hamptons style facade with any volume builder in QLD when I started looking for a builder 2 years ago. The best…

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lilbza
Sep 23, 2018 9:07 am
lilbza

I'm back from holidays, and I have a build update! Yay~ much progress has been made~ Doors are on, waterproofing complete, kitchen cabinetry in, rendering on outside…

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CW_L
Sep 23, 2018 8:45 am
CW_L
kathysangel
kathysangel
Yesterday

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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thank you, I am in NSW, we have Fair Trading NSW and I am going to contact them for sure. I just cannot believe that they are so disrespectful. we were trying to be nice…

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kathysangel
Sep 23, 2018 4:32 am
Brian22
Brian22
22 September

Cornerstone estate Werribee

Cornerstone estate Werribee

Hello everyone, I'm in the process of selecting a builder and am wondering if anyone is building in or near Cornerstone estate in Werribee. My biggest question of all is…

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Brian22
Sep 22, 2018 9:24 pm
Tashmc
Tashmc
22 September

Take Two

Take Two
ACT
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Hi Variegated, Just stumbled across your thread, was so interesting to read had to go back to the start and read it all, amazing build and a very long journey you have…

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Tashmc
Sep 22, 2018 8:48 pm
Tashmc
Duffy
Duffy
22 September

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast
NSW

No worries! yeah i was a bit disappointed as well. I asked the assistance this morning, he said they could supply material and we can get our own tradies to lay the…

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Duffy
Sep 22, 2018 8:31 pm

Shower screens and mirrors have been installed

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Gerro
Sep 22, 2018 8:28 pm
Noavzo
Noavzo
22 September

Trades Recommendation - Adelaide

Trades Recommendation - Adelaide

Hi all, I'm looking soon to build with Metricon in Adelaide, but I am after some customer recommendations on a few trades rather than go through hi pages etc I'm looking…

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Noavzo
Sep 22, 2018 8:25 pm
Santo65
Santo65
22 September

Coral Homes - Marcoola 32 modified

Coral Homes - Marcoola 32 modified
QLD

Yes my wife realized we had seen you at the Coral colour selections showroom on Thursday! She scours these forums for Coral builds and had already seen your posts. All…

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Santo65
Sep 22, 2018 7:05 pm
Santo65
JZ Build
JZ Build
22 September

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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We'd love our blog included in the front posting! Rawson Homes - Kingston 33 Knockdown Rebuild - Western Sydney https://rawsonnightmare.blogspot.com/

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JZ Build
Sep 22, 2018 3:15 pm
alexp79
alexp79
22 September

8Homes vs Burbank?

8Homes vs Burbank?
VIC

Design your own home and build it with a custom builder. All project builders suck more or less when it gets to quality and customisations and in the end, you will pay…

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alexp79
Sep 22, 2018 2:20 pm
Nawsome
Nawsome
22 September

Our First Home - New Build SA

Our First Home - New Build SA
SA
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I finding this stage so exciting and frustrating - so close, but so far! Your house is looking great

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Nawsome
Sep 22, 2018 2:19 pm
Nawsome

Thank you 😊 It was covered with shrub when we brought it, had been on the market for over a year. Got it at such a good price because people saw the shub as too…

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cass_rox
Sep 22, 2018 2:10 pm

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