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Melbournevic
Melbournevic
19 March

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
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Thanks. That's really helpful and great idea too with rendering the garage.

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Melbournevic
Mar 19, 2019 7:01 pm
dany
dany
7 h

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Hi , we got ourselves ' Arlo ' after researching cuz we needed something that will connect with a sim . So we got ' Arlo' from vodafone as they had a package deal . It…

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dany
Mar 25, 2019 11:39 am
dany
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
19 February

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 52, 53, 54

Just an update that the request to move the wall has been declined. I was told that no structural change in the production. Anyway, I should be happy for what it is now.…

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Melbournevic
Feb 19, 2019 1:00 pm
Joker
Joker
12 m

Custom Home v Project Home

Custom Home v Project Home
NSW

Did a full custom home build,using project manager,home 48 squares,includes 2pac,3merbau decks, massive double sided stone entrance,top range German appliances,gas log…

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Joker
Mar 25, 2019 6:24 pm

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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Looking forward to seeing the finished product - I bet you are sore today Drew01!

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shokel1975
Mar 25, 2019 4:38 pm
shokel1975
thme
thme
2 h

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

We had to get DA for our 52.1% coverage in City of Bayswater. We also had a lesser setback than designated for an R25 zoning. They also stated the standard 60-90 day…

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thme
Mar 25, 2019 4:07 pm
jbal
jbal
3 h

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block
VIC

Note that your slab is sitting higher than your ground. This was a huge issue we are going through with Como. Leaving the perimeter around the house sloping and having to…

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jbal
Mar 25, 2019 3:45 pm

Need feedback on our floor plan

Need feedback on our floor plan
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Appreciate all your replies. You guys are awesome!

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TimBone
Mar 25, 2019 3:26 pm
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sdmels
Mar 25, 2019 1:59 pm

Building in Manor Lakes

Building in Manor Lakes
NSW

I guess it all depends on individual experience. I know someone who was with Mimosa - was happy but during construction they changed the supervisor and from their it went…

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saeen
Mar 25, 2019 1:52 pm
DanC
DanC
5 h

Building with Hallmark Homes

Building with Hallmark Homes
QLD

I built with Hallmark in Morayfield way back in 2003, mostly irrelevant now I guess. For this latest build I dealt with Dylan who works closely with Cassie, both great to…

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DanC
Mar 25, 2019 1:26 pm
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Melbournevic
Mar 25, 2019 11:41 am

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Nowadays 6 months is normal period

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mataba
Mar 25, 2019 10:34 am

Metricon Denver 45

Metricon Denver 45

Oh I went standard bench tops in the end. Really wanted shaker doors, black tap ware, black sink, clacatta gold bench top. All up the kitchen only was going to cost 100k…

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Maris
Mar 25, 2019 10:23 am

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

anyways, we had our handover, i can confirm you get Final OC without doing the landscaping. just a note to everyone in their PCI and final inspection, bring your…

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ymiao4398
Mar 25, 2019 10:20 am
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shokel1975
Mar 25, 2019 9:49 am
shokel1975

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW
NSW
1, 2

I had a mate who shortly after moving in had his sewer banking up into the house. The culprit was ane mepty coke can in the sewer lines, so yeah I guess it would be good…

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DR-JEKL
Mar 25, 2019 9:31 am

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 139, 140, 141

Hi Krishna What is your purchase price 2 years ago? And what is bank valuation? My work friend and her husband buy land in Elara for $388,000 on 300m2. Bank come…

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Harshit
Mar 25, 2019 9:18 am

Hebel Or Bricks

Hebel Or Bricks
1, 2

Thank you all for your replies. Since the house will be built on inclined land and my current plan to live in that house is for around 6 to 7 years. So, I have decided to…

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rameshbhai
Mar 25, 2019 8:22 am

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Not "booked" as such. Handover happens when occupation certificate is issued, the final payment is made and everything on the fix-up list that is to be addressed prior to…

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Brad_2477
Mar 25, 2019 8:15 am
Gwij
Gwij
11 h

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43
1 ... 10, 11, 12

We’ve been in fixing for only 3 weeks from memory .. they plaster quite quickly .. our lockup and fixing invoices were issued within a few weeks between…

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Gwij
Mar 25, 2019 7:13 am

Anyone building with ABC homes in qld?

Anyone building with ABC homes in qld?
VIC

Same QBCC licence number as Metricon Qld. As far as I know, they are located in North Lakes, Brisbane. Unsure what the business model is though.

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sweetswisssteel
Mar 25, 2019 12:12 am

Building in Queensland [QLD]

Building in Queensland [QLD]
QLD

Nathan, I am building a Retreat 298 with Hallmark Homes in Cabooture. It is a QM Property development “Hammond Crossing”

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NathanRetreat298
Mar 24, 2019 11:23 pm
NathanRetreat298

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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GLO render after brick wash then roof but I think the order can depend on SS and also facade etc Pool is 10x5. The plumbing all has caps on it. All my plumbing is…

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Manhattan52
Mar 24, 2019 9:22 pm
Manhattan52

Don't build with Nu Trend Homes / Ultra Living Homes

Don't build with Nu Trend Homes / Ultra Living Homes
QLD

Can we please speak further about your experience with Nutrend? Thanks!

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courtney91
Mar 24, 2019 8:31 pm

Clarendon Classic Facade HELP PLS!

Clarendon Classic Facade HELP PLS!

Hi everyone, We making some important decisions before choosing our facade with Clarendon NSW. We’re tossing up between the classic and axis facade. Does anyone have…

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newhomebuilder23
Mar 24, 2019 7:02 pm
kks
kks
Yesterday

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 763, 764, 765

In Sydney area? Whiz over to Trademaster in Granville for a project like this. I don't frequently recommend companies but TM is just so good. Not only the products and the…

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kks
Mar 24, 2019 1:07 pm

Insulate on top of bondek

Insulate on top of bondek

No, bondek as the name implies is a structural composite floor System (Concrete, Reinforcement ribs, Steel pan formwork, NO Sandwiched…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 24, 2019 11:18 am
StructuralBIMGuy
bluetess
bluetess
Yesterday

Mimosa Independent Building Inspections

Mimosa Independent Building Inspections
VIC

Have a look at my recent post, they have seemed to remove this from their new contracts so I have heard

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bluetess
Mar 24, 2019 11:00 am
bluetess
bluetess
Yesterday

Mimosa homes independent inspection fee update

Mimosa homes independent inspection fee update

So a little birdy has told me that Mimosa homes no longer have this fee in their contract. I can only assume they had been told it was a breech or not okay whilst consumer…

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bluetess
Mar 24, 2019 10:57 am

Any reviews on ABC Homes?

Any reviews on ABC Homes?
VIC

I believe ABC homes is backed by Metricon.But still cant find enough reviews.Has any one built with them?

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AlluraResident6
Mar 24, 2019 10:12 am
Drew01
Drew01
Yesterday

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50
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Is it exposed aggregate or coloured? If it's aggregate how many years did they tell you until it needs resealing?

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Drew01
Mar 24, 2019 9:43 am
Drew01
Tony_Trix
Tony_Trix
24 March

Thrive homes

Thrive homes
NSW

Can someone please share their experience with Thrive homes? We are struggling to choose between Domaine & Thrive Homes..!!

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Tony_Trix
Mar 24, 2019 2:01 am
Tony_Trix
Tony_Trix
24 March

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Can someone share their experience with Domaine Homes? I am struggling to choose between Domaine & Thrive homes..!!! Also, if you can post some pics, that would be great..!!!

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Tony_Trix
Mar 24, 2019 2:00 am
Tony_Trix
Tony_Trix
23 March

Domaine Homes or Thrive Homes?

Domaine Homes or Thrive Homes?
NSW

Hello, We recently purchased a land of 382 sq.m in Austral near Leppington. We are in a confused state, trying to finalize our builder. Domaine vs Thrive homes. We have…

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Tony_Trix
Mar 23, 2019 11:26 pm
Chellos
Chellos
23 March

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36
NSW

Guess this thread is due for an update. We had our signing tender meeting, i got a little case of "Not sure this back family room is big enough" so asked if i could get a…

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Chellos
Mar 23, 2019 9:07 pm

Week 33 Well PCI has been booked in for Friday next week! We went by today and some tradies were on site so we managed to sneak in and have a…

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Clareymoo
Mar 23, 2019 7:51 pm

thank You here some

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kjane
Mar 23, 2019 3:02 pm
amilelka
amilelka
23 March

window size to ceiling height

window size to ceiling height
VIC

If you want the full effect of high ceilings you should have your windows at a taller head height. Otherwise your ceilings won't have the same impact you are after. …

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amilelka
Mar 23, 2019 10:06 am
Drew01
Drew01
23 March

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping
VIC
1 ... 65, 66, 67

Are the weep holes supposed to have little vents installed in them?

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Drew01
Mar 23, 2019 1:11 am
Drew01
chippy
chippy
23 March

New home build - Custom Design WA

New home build - Custom Design WA
1, 2

Not doubting what you are saying but I'd be interested to know what code it violates. Was it a double storey build. In 30 years in the building industry I've never seen…

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chippy
Mar 23, 2019 12:37 am
chippy
gogo65
gogo65
22 March

Knock down rebuild builders

Knock down rebuild builders

We originally looked at Cunningham custom homes, they tend to specialise in acreage homes, however I think they’ll build a beautiful if somewhat traditional home. They…

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gogo65
Mar 22, 2019 10:30 pm
gogo65
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Fred C
Mar 22, 2019 10:05 pm

March 21 and 22 - Roof Day 2 and 3 Going together quickly. Couple of little hiccups, but I'm sure they'll get sorted.

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thme
Mar 22, 2019 9:08 pm
Fred C
Fred C
22 March

Building with Masterton

Building with Masterton

Hi all, looking for some clarification and advice. I am building with Masterton and so far so good. Bricklayer recently completed and today the roof tiles were delivered.…

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Fred C
Mar 22, 2019 8:37 pm

Site scrape down today - looks to be almost finished. So hard to see exactly how large slab will be and how much backyard we will have. So glad things have finally started!

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shokel1975
Mar 22, 2019 4:12 pm
shokel1975
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alt
Mar 22, 2019 4:11 pm
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