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Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
24 November

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Our advice would be to visit as much as possible. Although most site supervisors don't allow access unless they are present for insurance reasons, there is no harm popping…

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Houspect NSW
Nov 24, 2017 10:18 pm
Houspect NSW
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

Thanks Henley for the early Xmas present. It only took 1 week to get from temp fence to a slab and they did a good job. On the Darbecca report they commented on a well…

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firsttime_homies1401
Dec 13, 2017 12:39 am
firsttime_homies1401
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CKY
Dec 13, 2017 12:36 am
CKY

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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My build will be done in 14 weeks also in QLD. Our SS was really well prepared and organised. Only drama we had was time delays in the office. Once we started it has been…

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H Family
Dec 12, 2017 11:32 pm
H Family
laaa
laaa
3 h

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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how fustrating manj! something isnt working obviously in their organisation. it was weeks and we hadnt even heard back from them. it was only when the ombudsman got…

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laaa
Dec 12, 2017 11:31 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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JK27 - How did the PCI walkthrough go? Any pleasant surprises?

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sherlock7
Dec 12, 2017 11:20 pm

Thanks Dani. They started front boards today so it nearly looks like a house!

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Christoshizz
Dec 12, 2017 11:10 pm
Christoshizz
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Christoshizz
Dec 12, 2017 11:08 pm
Christoshizz
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Christoshizz
Dec 12, 2017 11:06 pm
Christoshizz
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Madora Dreamer
Dec 12, 2017 11:04 pm
Madora Dreamer

Builders clean before handover

Builders clean before handover

Hi there, I'm in geelong and just started my own cleaning business,if anyone knows someone who needs builders clean or end of lease cleans,etc, could you please let me…

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chammy
Dec 12, 2017 11:00 pm

Valeco Homes

Valeco Homes
QLD
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I'm not sure sorry.. maybe someone else has some insight?

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staceyrussell
Dec 12, 2017 10:51 pm
staceyrussell

BRICKS Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

BRICKS Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
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Yours is probably fine, so don't worry! :) It's due to us having the actual slab as our floor. If you have tiles or whatever the gap gets filled and tiled over. But…

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staceyrussell
Dec 12, 2017 10:47 pm
staceyrussell
GLO
GLO
4 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Very nice! Apparently they have a Manhattan 48 but I can't find plans anywhere! Keen to see what the difference is from the Manhattan 44 ens that we are looking at.

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GLO
Dec 12, 2017 10:40 pm
dfin
dfin
4 h

Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi dulie, Thanks very much, you are absolute right. I guess I just need to adjust myself :)

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dfin
Dec 12, 2017 10:25 pm
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H Family
Dec 12, 2017 10:12 pm
H Family

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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That's fantastic news about your splashback! Shame it took so long to get it right.

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The_Joneses
Dec 12, 2017 9:54 pm

Went out to the house today. The only change was some railing on the upstairs portico has been installed. Modwood privacy screening still to go up - View my blog at

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dec 12, 2017 9:36 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
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I don't know how there hasn't been a government investigation into project home builders...They all seem to be as shønky as each other...

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bumblebee1985
Dec 12, 2017 9:32 pm

Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer
VIC
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Are you guys close to moving in? I went past today and saw the driveway is about to be laid!

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dec 12, 2017 9:18 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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A while back my site supervisor said maybe end of Jan. We will get Darbecca in one last time and then they will need to fix the defects. As I walked around the house…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dec 12, 2017 9:13 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

A lot has happened over the last few weeks x We are loving watching our dreams become reality !

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galleriamad
Dec 12, 2017 9:02 pm

Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Thank you Metricon Glendale 34 Modified

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eliszia
Dec 12, 2017 9:01 pm

Site has been cleaned up a bit now, garage grano has gone down and cabinets have been delivered, ready for install tomorrow. Sliding door still not fixed though and…

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just_a_draftee
Dec 12, 2017 8:59 pm
just_a_draftee

Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!

Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!
NSW
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Hahaha love the wreath on the grey door, but I think the tree is a little small!

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HGMbuild
Dec 12, 2017 8:51 pm
HGMbuild

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
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Ours were all delivered together :)

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m0llss
Dec 12, 2017 8:43 pm

Finally we are starting. Toilet went up yesterday and just drove past today and fence is now up as well. Hopefully land gets scrapped and by mid-end of January, pool…

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doosra
Dec 12, 2017 8:21 pm

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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We used Gabriel's house demolition. Quote was for 17k and ended up nearly 30k. Worst week of our life. Exactly as above. Kept finding asbestos everywhere. Hubby even…

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Fingerscrossed
Dec 12, 2017 8:03 pm

Access to zero lot line boundary?

Access to zero lot line boundary?
NSW

Hi all.... ive been patiently waiting for over 9 months now as the single story/single garage home next door is built at what has to be the slowest build in Willowdale.…

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CD12JD
Dec 12, 2017 7:58 pm

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - ROOFING & ROUGH IN

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - ROOFING & ROUGH IN
VIC
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Maybe they are fixing defects before continuing on. But yeah you'll find out tomorrow. Still swampy, my lap pool is still in existence and I fear that it will never dry…

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Rachael13
Dec 12, 2017 7:33 pm
Rachael13

Nah Firsttime - they are prince of promises and weren't on site today I'm wondering if this is due to our pre-plaster inspection going ahead today. I'll keep the pics…

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Rachael13
Dec 12, 2017 7:30 pm
Rachael13

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
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Still nothing on site! Email send again complaining now we are going to start leaving negative reviews and hopefully get a response we asked for ss to meet us on site or…

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lovisa
Dec 12, 2017 7:21 pm

Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 16

Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 16
NSW
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Just FYI guys. The NBN Reference for Stage 16 is AYCA-21XGHK

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west_rocks
Dec 12, 2017 5:45 pm
west_rocks

Project builder for steep blocks

Project builder for steep blocks
NSW

I believe it could be due to warranty issues with the house that most project home builders are reluctant to do a partial build but you never know. Your other option…

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MisterSlope
Dec 12, 2017 5:42 pm

sbg homes

sbg homes
VIC

what is your completion date on the contract,if they are still building after completing you should be able to get some late fees,if they play hardball and won't, go to…

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not sure peter
Dec 12, 2017 5:15 pm

Re: Choice Living WA

Re: Choice Living WA
WA

Sorry, forget to give you my email address. It is aph339@hotmail.com

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Teck Yong
Dec 12, 2017 5:10 pm

Eden Brae Homes vs Wisdom Homes - Help please!

Eden Brae Homes vs Wisdom Homes - Help please!
NSW
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We were deciding between W and EB last October. We went with W because their inclusions were better, the house had more of a wow factor and we had had friends build with…

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MandM+4
Dec 12, 2017 4:35 pm

12/12/2017- went out to the house this morning, no one was on site but there was painters there yesterday. They have closed the fence up more so it's not so easy to get in…

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Hailsm
Dec 12, 2017 4:24 pm
Hailsm
Choosy
Choosy
11 h

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA

We are happy with just the slab before the break, we don't expect the bricks to be started until the new year. It will probably take the brickes a month to do unless they…

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Choosy
Dec 12, 2017 4:12 pm
Choosy

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Week 7 Bricks & Plaster

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Week 7 Bricks & Plaster
QLD
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Wow looking great! We have same door but we have ugly door knob at moment they are prob waiting to put same as yours as things in estate are getting stolen

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BrownDog77
Dec 12, 2017 3:55 pm

Choice Living WA

Choice Living WA
WA
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What makes it more of a joke is the building commission does nothing from what I can see, they are the ones that allow them to continue building, i would be going to my…

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Doozer1905
Dec 12, 2017 3:53 pm
pEast
pEast
12 h

East Estate

East Estate
VIC
1, 2, 3

no worries - thanks

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pEast
Dec 12, 2017 2:56 pm

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Should I get an inspection done?

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Should I get an inspection done?
VIC
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Had my inspection today! The guy who came by was really thorough and very lovely to deal with. Will be interesting to see the report, seems like there are a few issues coming.

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aloenyx
Dec 12, 2017 2:55 pm
aloenyx

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes
NSW

Hi Rochelle-1212, his name is Andrew B. There's a couple of houses that's building with MH in our estate. We'll be having our electrical consultation soon and saw the…

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lia_dvm
Dec 12, 2017 2:26 pm
lia_dvm

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