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lovisa
lovisa
13 February

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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we go daily sometimes more times a day, we ended up going so much due to builders not keeping on track and work not being completed when they say it will / start when…

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lovisa
Feb 13, 2018 11:23 am
Drew01
Drew01
19 h

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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One thing I reckon is a great idea, is to have a sensor light in your powder room or guest toilet, linked to the exhaust fan. Set it to a 3 minute timer, and when the…

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Drew01
Feb 23, 2018 7:52 pm
Drew01

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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Tehehee Ehhc! Sorry I totally forgot to go have a look at what it was called. Yeah our hot water is SMOKING. In fact scollerding hot without the electric booster being…

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cat_dunc
Feb 24, 2018 3:13 pm
cat_dunc

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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Hi , We are at the same stage. Kurmond delays everything without explaining anything. They probably still have problems with receiving building insurances therefore they…

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nada17
Feb 24, 2018 3:08 pm

Our facade, render is complete and will be painted surfmist. There is a longstanding render correction on a pillar on the side of the house that still needs to be done…

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trimum
Feb 24, 2018 3:08 pm
trimum

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!
VIC
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Don't have an official PCI yet. lol. But we are going to be seeing SS on Tuesday so might know more then.

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Bri1234
Feb 24, 2018 2:59 pm
Bri1234

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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Looking good. Funny to see how our to builds are at the very same stage, and look so much alike.

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Mathew_Nikki
Feb 24, 2018 2:55 pm
Mathew_Nikki

Brickies are finished - all up 9 days... Timber arrived yesterday, and the roof guys start Monday. Feel good to be able to walk around your house that you have put effort…

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Mathew_Nikki
Feb 24, 2018 2:53 pm
Mathew_Nikki

Metricon Winchester 28- Pre-construction

Metricon Winchester 28- Pre-construction
VIC
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Jumped the gun and placed a deposit on a painting which will probably go in our lounge; the artist will store it until we're ready for it.

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blackcat20
Feb 24, 2018 2:47 pm
blackcat20

We're lowering our bathroom, laundry, powder room and ensuite floors to let the tiles sit flush with the floorboards/carpet. We're only art the start of the build so all I…

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CG Scardycat
Feb 24, 2018 2:32 pm

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
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OMG the balls on some people - they would have had to scope it out and plan it and everything - WTF! Is there really that big a market for 2nd hand floorboards?

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Charly6s
Feb 24, 2018 2:24 pm
Charly6s

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Cabinets

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Cabinets
VIC
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I know that due to being in the Western Suburbs the trades that I'm getting are the same that are on the estates as they are not so far apart, so the quality is just the…

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Rachael13
Feb 24, 2018 1:48 pm
Rachael13

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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Yes Manj - it is Kingston facade and I will keep post photos along the way - the downpipe runs along with the pillars and then they cover the timber posts with hebel on…

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pEast
Feb 24, 2018 1:23 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Do you know what the cost was? It’s turned on to the max, was the first thing I checked. Don't recall it costing us anything, as we barely had any water…

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Renman
Feb 24, 2018 1:20 pm
Renman

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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If that works for you, can you come over and run some more cables in my place too. I've been running cables for years in NZ, but not allowed to over here in AUS. …

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Drew01
Feb 24, 2018 1:14 pm
Drew01

Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why

Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why
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The way it works for the sewer is you need to have a vent to allow the water to get away from the toilet and other waste pipes as they all have traps to stop the smell. By…

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Searching4 knowledge
Feb 24, 2018 12:39 pm
Searching4 knowledge

PGH Espresso Bricks Mortar Colour?

PGH Espresso Bricks Mortar Colour?
NSW

Thanks fascia : Monolith Windows : Monument. Roof : Monier Barramundi

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sabrelli
Feb 24, 2018 12:12 pm

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Just visited the land. Lot 5007 - 5016 already been pegged. But I dont think the developer let anyone do evaluation yet. I think the developer is waiting for the rest of…

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wentworth33
Feb 24, 2018 12:07 pm
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Nawsome
Feb 24, 2018 12:07 pm
Nawsome

First home build SA Hickinbotham- pci 26/2 & possibly keys t

First home build SA Hickinbotham- pci 26/2 & possibly keys t
SA
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Oh no :( hope that when you move in your place won't be a target any more. Can't believe how much damage had happened

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Nawsome
Feb 24, 2018 12:06 pm
Nawsome

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Don’t know he just keeps saying the end of feb. cos the tradies are unpredictable at this stage. A few of them have been holding him up. The baluster guy took his…

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Doulton777
Feb 24, 2018 12:02 pm
Doulton777

End of week 14, Painting was finally finished on the outside (eavs) some touch-ups needed but wont happen until PCI no doubt. The garage door was installed yesterday which…

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Skcel
Feb 24, 2018 10:57 am
Skcel

Horizon Marsden park!

Horizon Marsden park!
NSW

We're thinking of a few upgrade options (ceiling height, downright, etc.). But will ask further details before signing the contract.

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parlayman
Feb 24, 2018 10:50 am

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.
QLD
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Love your plans Tribe, so we’ll thought out and no wasted space - it will look so grand. Makes our house look like one of those tiny houses! Lol Hope your flu has taken…

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Bridgetwitch
Feb 24, 2018 10:36 am
Bridgetwitch

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - PCI on Mon 26th!

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - PCI on Mon 26th!
QLD
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OMG... keys Monday, so exciting!!!! - 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
Feb 24, 2018 10:27 am
Bridgetwitch

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!
VIC
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Love it! I have been looking at that supplier for a little while now. Did you get to see the light in person or have you had to take a leap of faith that it is exactly as…

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Dani_J
Feb 24, 2018 10:19 am
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chrinee
Feb 24, 2018 9:29 am

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
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Hi guys, we are building with Rawson on Propellor ave. Glad to see future neighbors here on the forum :) We have no experience / knowledge whatsoever about building a…

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Julianm
Feb 24, 2018 9:26 am

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW
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Hi, firstly, I cannot comment on the information supplied to you by the agent you dealt with. I have received mixed comments from potential buyers. Some good, some not…

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Atlantis Real Estate
Feb 24, 2018 9:01 am

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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we were quite happy with the included tiles so didn't need to upgrade at all. with air-con, the system on offer could only cool/heat one zone at a time, so couldn't do…

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GillyM
Feb 24, 2018 8:46 am
GillyM

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside
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Safa - doesn't it feel like things are finally moving once the house has been demolished. What's left to do with Henley for you to move on to constructions?

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Rachael13
Feb 24, 2018 8:37 am
Rachael13

Exposed aggregate

Exposed aggregate
VIC

When we did our driveway & path (November 2016) we paid $100psm.

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Old Bloke
Feb 24, 2018 8:03 am

Site works cost!

Site works cost!
WA

Our siteworks cost is $61K. 350sqm block a bit slope with 1.5M fall from rear to front so retaining walls are required. BAL 19, soil type A, D10 engineering details. I…

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JayCee24
Feb 23, 2018 11:49 pm

Brisbane Build with Dixon

Brisbane Build with Dixon
QLD
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Thanks gr8ly. :-D Yes, in the big scheme of things we know it's all going to get there eventually but we are just tired of living in our rental and impatient with the…

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Joggles
Feb 23, 2018 11:33 pm
Joggles

Finally we have slab today 🍾🥂🍾🍻🥂

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Subash
Feb 23, 2018 11:14 pm
ydnewa
ydnewa
17 h

Who is building with Allworth Homes

Who is building with Allworth Homes
NSW
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We are, I believe our plans are just about to hit council, got an email from the kitchen company today.

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ydnewa
Feb 23, 2018 10:43 pm
ydnewa

Our First Dream Home Week 5 Roof - G&P Builders

Our First Dream Home Week 5 Roof - G&P Builders
QLD
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Thank you! I hope so! I really struggle to see things in my head so I really hope it all comes together.

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sparrowsnest
Feb 23, 2018 10:31 pm

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23
QLD
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Thanks for replying so quickly. Sorry to hear you’ve had a hard few months I hope things are turning around and looking up for you 🤞 I ordered the blinds as…

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BrownDog77
Feb 23, 2018 10:16 pm

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!
QLD
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That looks fantastic! I was thinking about your build the other day, nice to see you've settled in :)

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allblaqk
Feb 23, 2018 10:14 pm
allblaqk

Building at Catherine Park

Building at Catherine Park
NSW
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We used to stalk all the wisdom builds too lol We have Seasoned oak on the upper cabinets. Very similar. I looove my kitchen and everyone always comments on it. I’m…

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Rocchet
Feb 23, 2018 10:07 pm

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
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Thank you! Im pretty happy with the brickwork so far!

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Portofino38
Feb 23, 2018 9:40 pm
Elle7
Elle7
18 h

Building Clarendon Sheridan 34 with Rumpus and Alfresco in K

Building Clarendon Sheridan 34 with Rumpus and Alfresco in K

Hi, I am new to this forum as we decided to build our dream home in North Kellyville. This is the first time we are building a new home in Australia and looks like its a…

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Elle7
Feb 23, 2018 9:03 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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ours was too and coral didn't to know

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dougang287
Feb 23, 2018 8:58 pm

Updates from this week..... Scaffolding finally down....must have been up for like 6 months! Render downstairs is yet to be done... Internal primer & painting in…

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sinbox
Feb 23, 2018 8:55 pm

W Built

W Built

Easily create good impression to your home wall removal company can makes it possible easily and quickly. We give best services safely at reasonable…

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Lukehayes
Feb 23, 2018 8:29 pm
Lukehayes
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StephLee
Feb 23, 2018 8:27 pm
StephLee


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