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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
Ourhomebythehill
Ourhomebythehill
23 September

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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Some things I wished I'd done are: put in some provision for garden lighting. Put a tap on the boundary (even if just off a makeshift post for the time being) rather…

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robbie55
Sep 25, 2018 12:54 pm
robbie55

Everyday Homes Builder

Everyday Homes Builder
1, 2, 3

Hi All, I am building with Everyday Homes and they are a hard bunch to deal with, everytime when I ask to move a wall or to make changes they refuse to do so and ask upon…

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Georgia123
Sep 25, 2018 1:27 pm

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Painting commenced, driveway installed!

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Painting commenced, driveway installed!
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Paul Guess Sandra inst busy at work... he he he So that's the cost of the Cable and the Sub Board is $358, Solar to go to 3 phase was an additional $800 i think for the…

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GrantFC
Sep 25, 2018 1:27 pm
Zen
Zen
40 m

Building with Hall and Hart

Building with Hall and Hart
NSW

Hi nasreen45, great to hear another HHH build! Here is the other thread - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=89920

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Zen
Sep 25, 2018 12:59 pm

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Tina, It was good with pickard but we didnt like supreme. We have not finished yet with supreme. Tomorrow is our next appointment. Next week is our final building…

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rajan674
Sep 25, 2018 12:24 pm
Zen
Zen
1 h

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Exciting news, babymichelle! Look forward to hearing how your build journey goes! We decided to go with the standard appliances supplied by HHH.

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Zen
Sep 25, 2018 12:21 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Has anyone had this included in the BASIX Variation? * Provide enviroseal wall breather sarking to brick veneer walls * Provide 5mm clear float glazing to Stairs, Leisure,…

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ASJ1981
Sep 25, 2018 12:09 pm
ASJ1981
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Clean
Sep 25, 2018 11:59 am
SkB
SkB
2 h

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Anyone building with Metricon in South-West Sydney?

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SkB
Sep 25, 2018 11:55 am

Building on a 2 meter slope block of land? Help!!

Building on a 2 meter slope block of land? Help!!
VIC

Have you considered building a split level type home? This would work with the slope of your land, and you'd get more house but with a smaller footprint on your land.

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GillyM
Sep 25, 2018 11:52 am
GillyM
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sweetswisssteel
Sep 25, 2018 11:40 am
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Tash801
Sep 25, 2018 11:23 am

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

Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Week 12 - Tiling
QLD
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Yeah - you get so caught up with the buying and are prepared to pay that little extra for a nice tile not knowing the costs involved until its too late. This is our…

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BrentandAllison
Sep 25, 2018 10:38 am
BrentandAllison

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

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

chanam welcome to my world. Each builder has profit margin between 20% to 100% . Only pick the things you are required or can't be change after handover or you not…

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nafeesra
Sep 25, 2018 10:24 am

Champion Homes

Champion Homes
NSW

I am going to build with Champion Homes. Just pass the negotiation stage where I need to add more than 10K for additional deepened edge beam & steps because the land has…

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Mlestari
Sep 25, 2018 6:37 am

PCI check list

PCI check list

I would also suggest taking a spirit level. Not so much to necessarily check every single vertical and horizontal surface (though I guess you could) but to check any paths…

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Mr. Sausage
Sep 25, 2018 4:14 am
najua
najua
16 h

McDonald Jones Homes- Tulloch-31

McDonald Jones Homes- Tulloch-31

HI Soumya, How was your building experience with Mcdonald Jones? We are also planning to build in Penrith and need some feedback about the experience, customer service and…

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najua
Sep 24, 2018 9:17 pm

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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"Smart House Solar" is Australia's most trusted . We're most trusted and reliable solar expert providing Commercial and Residential Solar in different…

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shsauseo
Sep 24, 2018 8:19 pm
shsauseo
Tommi
Tommi
18 h

Building broker, yes or no?

Building broker, yes or no?

Hi, I'm new to this forum. In the next couple of years my wife and I are planning to build our forever home on a fairly small block (340m2) in Perths…

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Tommi
Sep 24, 2018 7:12 pm
stanus
stanus
19 h

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique
1, 2

Because of the long lead in time, certain items like the gas fireplace and other small items had been discontinued. I had to reselect the items again with the newer…

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stanus
Sep 24, 2018 6:38 pm
stanus

Driveway was done today. Slowly getting there. Now on to the landscaping!

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Guy T
Sep 24, 2018 6:28 pm

Nutrend homes Brisbane region

Nutrend homes Brisbane region

Hi Was wondering if anyone has any reviews of Nutrend Homes We are in the Brisbane north region Or what recommendations for a builder that you have used for new home

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Richie1
Sep 24, 2018 6:09 pm

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Yeah we ordered them a while back so had them delivered to a storage area They are going to come and assemble this week

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Quirmeball1280
Sep 24, 2018 5:03 pm
Quirmeball1280

Builder quotes 15 months from slab date

Builder quotes 15 months from slab date
VIC

I would say that 3 months is over-optimistic even for a project-style fiber-clad house and without any single rainy day. It seems you are talking about brick veneer…

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alexp79
Sep 24, 2018 4:23 pm
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A and M Home
Sep 24, 2018 4:15 pm
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alexp79
Sep 24, 2018 4:14 pm

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Onto Lock Up Stage

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Onto Lock Up Stage
QLD
1, 2, 3

To be fixed, everything highlighted with that bright green spray has to be fixed

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pandibabi
Sep 24, 2018 3:56 pm
pandibabi

Do you mean like this?

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SnowLeopard
Sep 24, 2018 1:38 pm
SnowLeopard
kingofnowhere
kingofnowhere
Yesterday

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2, 3

thanks, will try to check with council

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kingofnowhere
Sep 24, 2018 11:44 am
Gio_aus
Gio_aus
Yesterday

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
pbwhi0
pbwhi0
Yesterday

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
GEOnTREY
GEOnTREY
24 September

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
frankily
frankily
23 September

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
Tajana
Tajana
23 September

Update

Update

That is fantastic . Thank you so much Paul .

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Tajana
Sep 23, 2018 8:20 pm
Tajana
TiredHalo
TiredHalo
23 September

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
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Guy T
Sep 23, 2018 3:37 pm
GarethB
GarethB
23 September

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
coppersmith
coppersmith
23 September

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
23 September

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
Ourhomebythehill
Ourhomebythehill
23 September

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310
NSW
1, 2, 3

Following your build :) looks amazing so far! loving your floor plan.

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Ourhomebythehill
Sep 23, 2018 11:06 am
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Kimmykim
Sep 23, 2018 10:48 am
Trav18
Trav18
23 September

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
23 September

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
23 September

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
23 September

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

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