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CalicoCat
CalicoCat
17 July

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

Gorgeous facade. I would have loved to have afford a nice/fancy facade but I'm lucky enough to afford a house in the first place :)

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CalicoCat
Jul 17, 2018 6:50 pm
periperi
periperi
4 July

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We visit the site every day or two. It's worth asking your supervisor when various tradies will be scheduled to be there. I agree with the comment above that it's more…

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periperi
Jul 04, 2018 2:43 pm
periperi

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 51, 52, 53

How's. This.... We have 3 bathrooms each shower has a recess which holds shampoo etc. We wanted tiled 300 x 400. We got 250 x 370 and all three varied in dimensions.…

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michaelyoni64
Jul 04, 2018 9:04 pm
Zen
Zen
4 m

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Thanks so much for taking a photo of your facade and bricks, @AllyBrian 2078! Your facade is gorgeous, love how you complemented the render colours with the timber and…

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Zen
Jul 19, 2018 10:18 am

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld
QLD
1, 2

We are building with Coral (250m2 house) on E soil (so 2 worse than H1) and our site costs including piering, E class slab, grates, etc was just over $25000. I would…

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bestspecials
Jul 19, 2018 10:07 am
bestspecials
stubot
stubot
26 m

Contract signing tips and traps

Contract signing tips and traps

Hi Guys, Firstly thanks to any replies. First time builder here ( Simonds ) so am apprehensive about next weeks signing day. Can anyone advise about the day, what to…

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stubot
Jul 19, 2018 9:57 am
meowys
meowys
32 m

Custom Home Builders

Custom Home Builders

Ah yes, sorry! The price build was based on our calculated budget for our custom built, given our land size, etc.

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meowys
Jul 19, 2018 9:50 am
CC7
CC7
58 m

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

congrats on the new little girl! how amazing! So eager to see the front of your house, it sounds awesome

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CC7
Jul 19, 2018 9:25 am
CC7

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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Very keen to see how your tiles come up. We are getting timber tiles also. Be sure to post pics of them once completed!

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BrentandAllison
Jul 19, 2018 9:15 am
BrentandAllison

Metricon Liberty 38/42

Metricon Liberty 38/42

Upgraded benchtop, floor to wall tiling in all bathrooms, upgraded tiles, upgraded electricals (downlights downstairs), upgraded flooring, upgraded balustrades in…

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chezhia
Jul 19, 2018 9:10 am

Plumbing rough-in completed Really happy so far with everything. I had a quick chat with the plumbers who were finishing up for the day. Even they commented on how big…

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BrentandAllison
Jul 19, 2018 8:52 am
BrentandAllison

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 374, 375, 376

Depends on the relationship between you and your SS I guess... You may find he/she doesn't want to, due to our not being what's on your bill of materials.

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Drew01
Jul 19, 2018 8:20 am
Drew01

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Thanks. Hubby was there yesterday and he said that from the outside it looked like all the little jobs had been finished and it looked very clean. He didn't even want…

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bestspecials
Jul 19, 2018 7:45 am
bestspecials

Custom KDR Canberra

Custom KDR Canberra
ACT

Thanks for the comments! Some interesting points we hadn't considered and glad that it seems mostly OK. We might need to rethink some of the west facing windows. The…

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Trimega
Jul 19, 2018 7:45 am

Custom build Infinity estate VIC

Custom build Infinity estate VIC
VIC

Framing. Added an album because it's a lot of pics You can find that here https://m.imgur.com/a/btflvla

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ThemightyMoose
Jul 19, 2018 6:57 am

Lighting recommendations in Sydney

Lighting recommendations in Sydney
NSW

Hi all Have started building our new house and looking for some recommendations for lighting shops. I’ve visited the usual suspects - beacon lighting and a couple in…

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rexus
Jul 19, 2018 6:33 am

Whitsunday Orpheus Bricks

Whitsunday Orpheus Bricks
NSW

Hi all I’m building at the moment and our Orpheus bricks have been delivered. Anyone else on here who has recently built with Orpheus bricks? If so would love to see…

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rexus
Jul 19, 2018 6:29 am

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 78, 79, 80

Ok we are still aiming for handover this Friday. Hubby will be chasing again for Final OC paperwork tomorrow again, as certifier did say paper work should be ready by…

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shazaw
Jul 19, 2018 1:46 am

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

that’s so exciting about PCI your house is looking good! I love your cornices :)

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vanessah2015
Jul 18, 2018 11:06 pm
vanessah2015

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 28, 29, 30

SS ---> Area Manager ---> Construction Manager ---> General Manager Ask your preConstruction admin for their contact details.

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MorningStar
Jul 18, 2018 10:14 pm
MorningStar

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

We used our whole landscaping allowance just on upgraded turf. So $4000, we don’t have a lot of turfed area and that was upgraded through the company not through…

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breebarter
Jul 18, 2018 9:34 pm
breebarter
gr8ly
gr8ly
14 h

Valeco first time build North Brisbane

Valeco first time build North Brisbane
QLD
1, 2, 3

haha no please overshare! we might not be having a smooth run, but im glad to hear others are. Our electrical is being installed this week which is exciting. Hoping to…

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gr8ly
Jul 18, 2018 8:41 pm
gr8ly

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / July 9th - Electrical fitout starts

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / July 9th - Electrical fitout starts
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Whatttttttt?!!! You're almost done! How awesome does everything look. Your colours look the best to me.... i maybe bias 😉 or we both just have good taste 😉

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Dylandbrooke
Jul 18, 2018 8:22 pm
Dylandbrooke
Tashmc
Tashmc
14 h

MOVING - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

MOVING - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Are you all moved in Staceyrusell? Hope all is going well with your new home

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Tashmc
Jul 18, 2018 8:03 pm
Tashmc

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

I vaguely recall you mentioning this before. I’d say the split crossover was a cost savings measure (that has ultimately cost you more!!)

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SileNceR
Jul 18, 2018 5:54 pm

Thank you everyone. There is a bit more progress, but no improvement in the communication. I have made it quite clear to the builder, his son and the electrician when I…

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Variegated
Jul 18, 2018 4:07 pm
Variegated
jqcc0
jqcc0
19 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 578, 579, 580

Yeah, privacy is a bit of a concern but the design of the house mitigates most of the issues - e.g. we have the enclosed balcony off the master bedroom. I'll put…

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jqcc0
Jul 18, 2018 3:32 pm

Our modest little kitchen haha The plan for our landscaping.

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brodav83
Jul 18, 2018 3:12 pm

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA
QLD

Thanks Alymei! I lost my internet for 3 days which have been the longest 3 days ever! haha I take it for granted until its gone and then I hardly know what to do with…

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Nublette
Jul 18, 2018 12:55 pm
Nublette

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Site start

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Site start
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Fences are going up on Friday with site cut scheduled for Monday. When things happen they happen! Been assigned a SS who I believe is a recent poach from Arden, initials…

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Clareymoo
Jul 18, 2018 12:52 pm
CW_L
CW_L
22 h

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 12, 13, 14

aww hahaha It's always going to be like that. If we got to start again, knowing what we know now, i'd make so many changes. Right now, i'll be content with just…

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CW_L
Jul 18, 2018 12:15 pm
CW_L

Rawson build in Cameron Park

Rawson build in Cameron Park
NSW
1, 2

Hi We are also building a Stroud 30 however are still waiting for the land the register. Did you make any alterations to the Plan ?? I am thinking of extending the…

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Nat12Kel123
Jul 18, 2018 12:01 pm

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

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

THAT BATH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!:x!

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spiffmiff
Jul 18, 2018 11:35 am
spiffmiff
kks
kks
Yesterday

Knock Down Rebuild SE MELB with Hallbury homes

Knock Down Rebuild SE MELB with Hallbury homes

Learnt the importance of azimuth/siting with my Laurence Street, Manly, unit. The most fabulous views across Sydney Harbour and out through The Heads. But what a cold,…

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kks
Jul 18, 2018 10:18 am

Site works advice needed

Site works advice needed

Those levels & that cut and fill is nonsense they are just burying Concrete & Bricks (@$200/m3 material cost while fill is only $30m3) The optimised engineering solution…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 18, 2018 9:00 am
StructuralBIMGuy
blackcat20
blackcat20
Yesterday

Deposit query?? House and land.. help!!!!

Deposit query?? House and land.. help!!!!

The amount you have already paid forms part of your 17.5k deposit.

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blackcat20
Jul 18, 2018 8:23 am
blackcat20
the dream
the dream
Yesterday

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Our slab ended up being 2 pours, they did the bottom first, then they did the top half (we have a split level). Frames were delivered yesterday, and i drove past this…

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the dream
Jul 17, 2018 10:31 pm

Vinyl flooring going in this week. It’s not as dark as in the photo, even the walls look a different colour so must be my phone, and covered in dust from the slab but I…

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aphsta
Jul 17, 2018 9:40 pm
Salfield
Salfield
17 July

Rawson Balmoral 34 MK1

Rawson Balmoral 34 MK1
NSW

All good mate, glad to help. If you need anymore advice more than happy to help with what happened to us. Yeah I loved the Chifley as soon as I walked in with void in the…

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Salfield
Jul 17, 2018 9:29 pm
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
17 July

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 553, 554, 555

Thankyou. I think it was about $300 for the small tile laying charge. 😊

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mj-mac4
Jul 17, 2018 8:31 pm
mj-mac4
gogo65
gogo65
17 July

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth

Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth
WA

Plan looks fantastic, Looking forward to seeing your colour selection!

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gogo65
Jul 17, 2018 8:18 pm
gogo65
trimum
trimum
17 July

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
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We are probably getting one from bunnings too but still looking around

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trimum
Jul 17, 2018 8:06 pm
trimum
arrow224
arrow224
17 July

Building with 8homes or UrbanEdge Melbourne ??

Building with 8homes or UrbanEdge Melbourne ??
VIC

I built with 8 homes. Very good process, took shorter time than expected. Independent inspector said that this house was one of the very few that had very little to no…

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arrow224
Jul 17, 2018 7:48 pm
GLO
GLO
17 July

New build & Electricity Smart meters (off peak with solar pa

New build & Electricity Smart meters (off peak with solar pa
NSW

Hi, I’m in the Endeavour Energy wholesale electrical area (greater Sydney area) which usually do not use Time of Use smart meters and rather use flat Peak rate and…

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GLO
Jul 17, 2018 7:28 pm
Guy T
Guy T
17 July

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham
SA
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Wow! we were just notified today pre handover inspection is set for 1st of August. Sooo exciting but feel a bit panicked now about all the things we have to do before we move in

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Guy T
Jul 17, 2018 6:39 pm
Prateek
Prateek
17 July

Tile Selection for your House

Tile Selection for your House
WA

Thanks alot for your advice. We will engage some professional to proof read.

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Prateek
Jul 17, 2018 2:52 pm
shazaw
shazaw
17 July

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 37, 38, 39

Nice colour, and you still have a decent room on the side. :-D Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Jul 17, 2018 2:37 pm
Prateek
Prateek
17 July

Celebration Homes Build

Celebration Homes Build
WA
1, 2

Hi, Thanks for your reply. Trying to help forum users to make intelligent decision in selecting Tiles with an example of WA Tiles. You are correct that this is our Family…

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Prateek
Jul 17, 2018 1:58 pm
ligongl
ligongl
17 July

Our KDR Project - Canberra

Our KDR Project - Canberra
ACT

Thanks algernon, we are noting your points for our next iteration of the concept. Cheers

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ligongl
Jul 17, 2018 1:21 pm
Willp
Willp
17 July

Recommend a builder

Recommend a builder

A friend of mine has recently built with Sheridan Homes (AHB). And he recommends them. He is saying the independent inspector didn't find many faults in his reports. How…

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Willp
Jul 17, 2018 12:13 pm

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