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How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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I am in the fit out stage, and visit virtually every day... sometimes up to three times hahah at lunch time, before school pick up and after school. Its disappointing to…

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Princesssarrah06
Nov 07, 2017 10:17 pm
Tracyt
Tracyt
21 October

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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We planned to do ours after. However we were lucky to find the tiler was happy to do a side job during the build. We are glad we did because now the driveway will…

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Tracyt
Oct 21, 2017 8:00 am
Tracyt

GLASS SPLASHBACKS - Perth

GLASS SPLASHBACKS - Perth
WA

We have previously used Direct Glass and very happy with the final product, this was after the first company was not able to supply the correct size twice !

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Choosy
Nov 18, 2017 8:49 pm
Choosy

2.7m ceiling height and garage door height... thoughts..?

2.7m ceiling height and garage door height... thoughts..?
WA

We designed our house to have 31c ceilings throughout including the garage and adjusted all external windows and doors to 28c including the garage door.

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Choosy
Nov 18, 2017 8:44 pm
Choosy

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
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Oh no how disappointing! I hope everything gets sorted asap. 💕

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mj-mac4
Nov 18, 2017 8:42 pm
mj-mac4

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 at Canungra QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 at Canungra QLD
QLD
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Exciting stuff Kiki! I can’t wait to see a slab on our block! I hope you have a smooth sailing build!

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mj-mac4
Nov 18, 2017 8:38 pm
mj-mac4

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 19, 20, 21

So settlement is due Monday, and we get an email from the bank TODAY, saying we need to sign our contract?!?!? WTF???? We did that moths ago, but it seems we now need to…

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Bridgetwitch
Nov 18, 2017 8:34 pm
Bridgetwitch

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA

Looks great. All the best with your build! Renee

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chrinee
Nov 18, 2017 8:34 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 504, 505, 506

Congratulations! It’s a beautiful house! 🎉🎉🥂🍾

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mj-mac4
Nov 18, 2017 8:31 pm
mj-mac4

FIRST HOME (Brisbane): BOLD Portofino 229

FIRST HOME (Brisbane): BOLD Portofino 229
WA

@H Family I read your thread this morning... so similar!!

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chrinee
Nov 18, 2017 8:07 pm

Waterproofing wet areas

Waterproofing wet areas

I do have Houspect inspecting 4 stages but unfortunately waterproofing is not included. I will call them on Monday to find out if they can help

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deepugjacob
Nov 18, 2017 7:45 pm
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k3nnis
Nov 18, 2017 7:43 pm

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

The concreter started the excavation two months ago, but hit a water pipe and never came back. I am pretty sure there is only two days work in it, and not even two full…

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The_Joneses
Nov 18, 2017 7:31 pm

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Hi Gibson and MartinsHarmony Thanks for your reply. I met with M today and my sales guy told me that the bore test results have come and there is rock present after 700mm.…

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buildinsydney
Nov 18, 2017 7:18 pm

We are locked out painters have started so only pictures from through the window that wasn't taped up.

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H Family
Nov 18, 2017 6:58 pm
H Family
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Gen20016
Nov 18, 2017 6:17 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 414, 415, 416

Agreed! Looks great Rocchet! May I ask what floor tiles you’ve used? Is it the Carrera Matte 500x500 in the Prestige range? I’ve chosen the Calcutta Matte version…

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ChizCake
Nov 18, 2017 5:38 pm
bank
bank
3 h

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)
VIC
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Builder is coming out week after next to do the 90 day inspection. So nervous about what I should ask for them to fix, and what I should let go. :(!

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bank
Nov 18, 2017 5:24 pm
bank

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

We've selected our shutters, curtains and blinds and waiting for the quote that will come through next week. Here are the pictures >>

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Nov 18, 2017 4:43 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

thats great its progressing well. Are you happy with the job the brickies have done? I am not that happy with the quality of work our brickie has done. There is no…

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keysomer
Nov 18, 2017 4:38 pm

How did they build 4 properties on this land?

How did they build 4 properties on this land?

wow my bad... I assumed being 16 A-D it was just the number 16 property split into 4.

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homeowner64
Nov 18, 2017 4:20 pm

Stage 1 has started, took the drone for a look and here is a progress picture. A lot of rocks, and looks like they've filled in at least 2 dams and dump the rocks in a…

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rum_home
Nov 18, 2017 3:57 pm
rum_home

Simonds Homes - Manhattan Build

Simonds Homes - Manhattan Build
VIC

We have just got to lock up stage too! It feels so weird seeing it all come to life! Since we did the gallery appointment August last year we kind of forgot what our…

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Puddlette
Nov 18, 2017 1:49 pm
Puddlette

Stained framing panels ??? A problem ... GJ Gardner build

Stained framing panels ??? A problem ... GJ Gardner build

Simply looks like it's got wet at some stage and the colour from the wood has changed.

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Varsani
Nov 18, 2017 1:40 pm

Stopped by today, no brick progress or batts anywhere so not sure why they told me it was being done this past week! I’ve emailed them asking for pics of the insulation…

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Melt23
Nov 18, 2017 1:33 pm

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
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We heard nothing. Who is your builder? Would be good to get confirmation of this

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Dicko
Nov 18, 2017 12:10 pm
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dougang287
Nov 18, 2017 11:12 am

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Oh you have it rendered! I am actually not sure now and can’t remember. Since they made it to the one henley name a lot changed! But we signed with mainvue so it was…

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Saint Girl
Nov 18, 2017 11:02 am
Saint Girl
Drew01
Drew01
10 h

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 332, 333, 334

<cough> $65k </cough>

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Drew01
Nov 18, 2017 11:02 am
Drew01
Dijana
Dijana
10 h

Colossal Homes QLD - Beware

Colossal Homes QLD - Beware
QLD

Absolutely atrocious company. They are so disorganised and unprofessional. Sadly, we didn’t even build with them, but our lives have been impacted them for the past 7…

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Dijana
Nov 18, 2017 10:34 am

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Yes, that is awesome news! You will have a slab and frames before you know it! Yayy!

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staceyrussell
Nov 18, 2017 10:33 am
staceyrussell

Bold Living + Us + South East Queensland = Housing the Tribe

Bold Living + Us + South East Queensland = Housing the Tribe
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Where have you gone Tribe? Hoping your just busy with the build... and I can imagine Christmas takes a bit of organising for your brood!?! - B A vue…

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Bridgetwitch
Nov 18, 2017 10:26 am
Bridgetwitch
Kandi
Kandi
11 h

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 64, 65, 66

Hi Renman Your stone prices are in lieu of standard…

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Kandi
Nov 18, 2017 10:13 am
lovisa
lovisa
12 h

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Yes think drive way is last thing with cooling/heating/peremiter paving. Then pci, h/o we might have to add 1-3 weeks for h/o date so think 18/1 - 31/1 :)

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lovisa
Nov 18, 2017 9:18 am
J278
J278
12 h

New build with Redink Madora Bay

New build with Redink Madora Bay
WA
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The pavers look great I like how they laid them Hilbert HGWA Build viewtopic.php?t=89433

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J278
Nov 18, 2017 9:14 am
J278
shazaw
shazaw
12 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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They should have made ceiling same level. The original front ceiling was worst looking. A row of bricks was showing on both side so I asked SS to drop down the small…

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shazaw
Nov 18, 2017 8:59 am

Itemised prices

Itemised prices

You have a choice with adding/changing $60 door handles (upgrades) and it is not going to push you over the edge, nor is charging a $600 admin fee, though you are stuck…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 18, 2017 8:59 am
StructuralBIMGuy

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In
NSW
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Not as fast as Qld builds but we are really happy so far plastering and render next week & frame inspection Monday, both C certifiers & our independent…

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BrownDog77
Nov 18, 2017 8:40 am

Week one is done Scrap done on Monday. I couldn't get over how big our block looked once it was all scrapped. Took my MIL out to have a look,…

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xjanex
Nov 18, 2017 6:47 am
xjanex
JuneW
JuneW
14 h

Our Better Built Homes Journey

Our Better Built Homes Journey
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Thanks for your response krusade!!! So glad to hear and glad to read and see how well your build went. It has been excellent following your build story.

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JuneW
Nov 18, 2017 6:33 am

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Frame Stage

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Frame Stage
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Thanks! Can't wait to see yours finish too! You have really put together a dream house!!

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ruraldoc
Nov 18, 2017 12:16 am
ruraldoc

Our First Dream Home

Our First Dream Home
QLD
1, 2

We've got three double-hung windows in the front of our house. I'll take some pics tomorrow at different distances and see what you think.! I think if you want to match…

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ruraldoc
Nov 17, 2017 11:47 pm
ruraldoc

Our build have been flying the last few weeks, really happy with how it is progressing. I love going every evening to see what’s happened each day. Plaster will be…

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nikil
Nov 17, 2017 10:46 pm
dskvic
dskvic
22 h

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Nice. Were all the problems fixed prior to pour?

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dskvic
Nov 17, 2017 10:40 pm

Snowdon Review

Snowdon Review
VIC
1, 2

Just wondering how many builds has Snowdon got on the go at the moment? With the main theme coming through from this topic being lack of communication, lack of updates,…

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mralex34
Nov 17, 2017 10:16 pm

Building Bayside : Design Change...

Building Bayside : Design Change...
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Haven’t had the council knocking on our door yet. We were supposed to put in a tree 2m plus to replace the one we had removed....We’ve recently put in a small…

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Saint Girl
Nov 17, 2017 10:14 pm
Saint Girl


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