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pandibabi
pandibabi
25 March

Projects to do after New Home Handover

Projects to do after New Home Handover

Oh I did not think of it being a pull down I think it's more of a permanent structure 🤣if you can engineer that would be interesting!

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pandibabi
Mar 25, 2018 1:14 pm
pandibabi
Aitch
Aitch
14 April

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 29, 30, 31

About once a week, but there have been times where I've not looked for a few weeks, mainly due to lack of progress (at least 6 months into build - 10 months from contract…

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Aitch
Apr 14, 2018 1:09 pm
dan1986
dan1986
20 April

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 50, 51, 52

Hi all, Love this thread so many great ideas, you should also have a look at Build Companion https://www.buildcompanion.com.au they also have some great inclusion ideas.

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dan1986
Apr 20, 2018 8:12 pm

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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What do you mean? I settled on the house and now have the keys.

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Renman
Apr 23, 2018 1:27 am
Renman

Our First Dream Home Wk 13 Stone Measure&Hopefully Install

Our First Dream Home Wk 13 Stone Measure&Hopefully Install
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Thank you Dani, I find it hard to trust my sense of style. From the displays I learn that I actually like busy bathrooms better than the ‘generic’ everyday. So now…

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sparrowsnest
Apr 23, 2018 12:40 am

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry
VIC
1 ... 23, 24, 25

As in it’s too big a hole to cut for the undermount sinks or are the holes already cut? I feel for you. It’s hard to just up and change what you’ve already selected…

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sparrowsnest
Apr 23, 2018 12:31 am

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi kjane, Thank you very much for your welcome message and kind help with PHG bricks price details! Have you got the brick list from CSR PHG visitor centre? I have read…

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Tea Land
Apr 23, 2018 12:06 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 349, 350, 351

If only we all could get someone like that.

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Renman
Apr 22, 2018 11:58 pm
Renman

Life Smart Special Long Island Homes

Life Smart Special Long Island Homes
VIC

Woooowww .. I am building right now in Woodlea and was veryyyyy close to signing up with them . Which builder did u go with in the end ?! And how has been ur experience…

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Rishichops
Apr 22, 2018 10:59 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 845, 846, 847

We found our site supervisor never minded that we visited the site. I think most of them expect it. Ours always seemed to act on things we pointed out.

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Apr 22, 2018 10:13 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
cigr
cigr
7 h

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Congratulations!!! That floor 😍

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cigr
Apr 22, 2018 9:13 pm

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Contract Signed

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Contract Signed
VIC
1, 2

SORRY to hear about your dog. Im building a queenscliff in Werribee at the moment. We only have painting, flooring and electrical fit out to do. we should have the house…

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Bergman58
Apr 22, 2018 8:41 pm
Bergman58

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Hey jol0, yes, it was my doors that needed turning around for the grain to match up. At the time my request appeared to baffle our installer but I still think most people…

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MartinsHarmony
Apr 22, 2018 8:18 pm
MartinsHarmony

Our Langford Countryside - Allworth homes

Our Langford Countryside - Allworth homes
NSW
1, 2

Thanks we hope they the momentum! It’s hard not get excited reaching this stage as it’s all feeling so much more real now 😊

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Homestead2017
Apr 22, 2018 8:12 pm

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Winning! Hopefully you guys are on a good run now. Nothing better than seeing trades working on your house when you least expect it. 😁

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Homestead2017
Apr 22, 2018 8:09 pm

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
1, 2

Thanks tribe, Haha lamingtons. Yeah we are so stoked that he is pushing the work. He has been fantastic in the short time since we have gone to site. So open and…

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stoff17
Apr 22, 2018 8:08 pm

Trying to decide on a builder

Trying to decide on a builder

Find 3 current builds, preferably finished, with your builders, this is the most accurate way to judge, how good or what to expect from your builder, is very accurate if…

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Joker
Apr 22, 2018 8:07 pm

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 7: Gutters, Fascia, Roof)

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 7: Gutters, Fascia, Roof)
QLD
1 ... 16, 17, 18

That must be normal size... ours is just as deep and my products will hang off the edge too! Dammit!!!

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Dylandbrooke
Apr 22, 2018 7:50 pm
Dylandbrooke

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 39, 40, 41

Happy days your so close to the end splash back is a nice break in the dark colours . All looking fab you must be so excited to move

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Tribe7
Apr 22, 2018 7:43 pm
Tribe7

Stylemaster WRI 305 MOD - Karalee QLD (First Home)

Stylemaster WRI 305 MOD - Karalee QLD (First Home)
QLD
1, 2

Great news your getting answers and your SS is communicating well. Bring on Monday for frames

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Tribe7
Apr 22, 2018 7:42 pm
Tribe7

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Your trades are on fire Breebarter great to see so much happening for you

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Tribe7
Apr 22, 2018 7:40 pm
Tribe7

Master bedroom. Going for this look, linen coloured curtains over plantation shutters S fold sheers for the living area For the kitchen thinking a lantern pattern like…

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Dani_J
Apr 22, 2018 7:15 pm
Tttt
Tttt
9 h

Facade colours

Facade colours

Does anybody have photos of dulux heifer and colourbond dune together? Thanks

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Tttt
Apr 22, 2018 6:57 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
10 h

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Well sounds like you have in all in hand! Bring on Monday Our 37sq Custom Hamptons Inspired…

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Dani_J
Apr 22, 2018 6:09 pm

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Coming along nicely. Love the feature tiling in the ensuite. Have you been given an estimated end date yet? Our Henley Aegean45

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Aegean430
Apr 22, 2018 5:32 pm
Aegean430

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 83, 84, 85

Does anyone know when KH do outside Cladding? Our bricks are finished.. !

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1building
Apr 22, 2018 5:10 pm
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ozroofworks
Apr 22, 2018 12:42 pm

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / START DATE: April 11th

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / START DATE: April 11th
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Im sure youll have enough room for some plants! It sux we have such small blocks nowadays, hey? I wish i could afford a quarter acre in an urban area! Ohhhh i hear ya! I…

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Dylandbrooke
Apr 22, 2018 11:13 am
Dylandbrooke

Bricks have started - about half the ground floor was done this week. Mostly the wall closest to next door which I think our SS coordinated so we wouldn’t be in their…

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Jenifermarie
Apr 22, 2018 10:57 am

We are only about 4 weeks away! Can’t wait to be in.

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cinda84
Apr 22, 2018 9:13 am
mrsdoe
mrsdoe
Yesterday

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Look how productive you’ve been Dave, the gardens both front and back are looking great. We’ve done part of our front landscaping (limestone retaining, garden edging,…

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mrsdoe
Apr 22, 2018 1:54 am
mrsdoe
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
Yesterday

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

That’s ridiculous... I’m so sorry for you ☹️ - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 21, 2018 8:19 pm
Bridgetwitch
sonia329
sonia329
Yesterday

Anyone bulding with Lily Homes?

Anyone bulding with Lily Homes?
NSW

Hi Rushil just wanted to know your experience with lily home

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sonia329
Apr 21, 2018 6:57 pm
Manhattan52
Manhattan52
Yesterday

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 525, 526, 527

All these fabulous looking houses being finished and great updates from current builds gives me a huge amount of confidence for my own when it starts.

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Manhattan52
Apr 21, 2018 6:54 pm
Renman
Renman
Yesterday

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Make sure you put every little thing on the PCI list, otherwise they won't want to address them before handover.

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Renman
Apr 21, 2018 4:35 pm
Renman
shazaw
shazaw
21 April

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

LOL My stress relief just thinking of landscaping and buying more plants . ::lol:: Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Apr 21, 2018 3:38 pm
chiggles
chiggles
21 April

Land - controlled or uncontrolled fill

Land - controlled or uncontrolled fill

Thanks Nabeelc, that's a great idea, and low risk as if it doesn't work out then no harm done. Do you have a thread for your build?

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chiggles
Apr 21, 2018 2:00 pm

Argh!! Plants!! Why is it so hard to decide?? So we are FINALLY doing our front landscaping. (We actually don’t have that much to do but this whole plant decision is…

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PolkaDots
Apr 21, 2018 10:51 am
J278
J278
21 April

Bedfordale - New Build - Perth WA

Bedfordale - New Build - Perth WA
WA
1, 2, 3

Looking good. Love your ceilings!

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J278
Apr 21, 2018 10:45 am
J278

Just picked up our painting from the framers - to go in the hallway - been rolled up under the bed for 5 years waiting for its new home! Hopefully keys by 10th May…

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dillongl
Apr 21, 2018 10:17 am
dillongl

Hi Guys, Looking at building the buxton with a few modifications as below. Anybody see any major flaws/modifications/suggestions to make? Thanks!

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Ratty05
Apr 21, 2018 9:49 am
Beljeff
Beljeff
21 April

Building with Masterton - Harmony Exclusive

Building with Masterton - Harmony Exclusive
NSW

Hi, I’ve started a FB Group called “building with Masterton” I think there’s a couple of people building harmony. We have 47 members. To share expeirences.

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Beljeff
Apr 21, 2018 9:41 am
SDP
SDP
21 April

Seville 30 - Plantation Homes QLD

Seville 30 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3

Hi ash No still waiting on completion date. Almost done but supervisor won’t commit to a date until shower screens are in and Stegbar keep delaying We are putting…

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SDP
Apr 21, 2018 9:16 am
Binderella
Binderella
21 April

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304
NSW
1, 2

Yes I hope they do too! Our completion date is now 5/11 (from 22/9)

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Binderella
Apr 21, 2018 7:57 am
dulie
dulie
21 April

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Yeah we saved a lot of money doing things post handover and a lot of DIY stuff too. I'm pretty hands on, so it did save us a bundle of money.

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dulie
Apr 21, 2018 7:32 am
dulie
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WisdomHomes
Apr 21, 2018 7:30 am
WisdomHomes
sparrowsnest
sparrowsnest
21 April

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Council

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Council
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Great idea, after my tile debacle is sorted I think I might try and do the same. I don’t even know what I would talk about anymore if not for the house lol.

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sparrowsnest
Apr 21, 2018 1:14 am
Doulton777
Doulton777
21 April

Metricon Winchester 28- Construction

Metricon Winchester 28- Construction
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Yeah hubby told them they need to patch it up. I think the ss already looked at it before we mentioned it. He catches on fast. Cos I noticed that area was wet. Pretty…

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Doulton777
Apr 21, 2018 12:56 am
Doulton777


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