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bank
bank
19 July

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

Thanks! I was hell bent on a skillion roof, it was my non negotiable! It wasn't nearly as expensive as it looks. I think we did well, I heard the price went up…

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bank
Jul 19, 2018 5:47 pm
bank

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Whenever you get time go and visit your site. Because you want to know the whole process behind the construction. It will alert to the builders and make the work fast and…

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brokenstick
Jul 30, 2018 4:30 pm

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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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

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Jordann, would you please mind sharing a larger picture of your plantation shutter? We have enquired about a door with shutters but they can't put in a handle or a lock…

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becks81
Aug 15, 2018 3:27 pm

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
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Cool thanks was looking for good valuvators

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kingofnowhere
Aug 15, 2018 3:13 pm
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Tajana
Aug 15, 2018 3:13 pm
Tajana

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
1 ... 47, 48, 49

Hi Renman, yes includes the rendered fence. That’s a pretty good price if that’s including the fence viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Aug 15, 2018 1:08 pm
Doulton777
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Summitlovin
Aug 15, 2018 12:48 pm

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
1 ... 40, 41, 42

Any one knows which company does the fly screen / security doors for New Living Homes?

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subhra1981
Aug 15, 2018 11:50 am

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

thanks - we're really happy with our colour choices... we don't think they'll age at all

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Drew01
Aug 15, 2018 11:47 am
Drew01

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Had our walk through yesterday. Was happy to meet our SS who seems really good. Roof was supposed to go on Monday but due to high winds they have been unable to do so -…

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Bronte19
Aug 15, 2018 11:44 am
kks
kks
5 h

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 856, 857, 858

For all sorts of reasons spent a couple of hours yesterday reading the NSW Government's conditions of contract for projects under $1 million and the builder contract…

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kks
Aug 15, 2018 11:14 am

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 556, 557, 558

bestspecials - you are correct about hubby too

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IamSAM
Aug 15, 2018 11:07 am
IamSAM

New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park

New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park
NSW

We have a 300sqm smart living lot at Bardia. We have signed the contract with Everyday homes. So far the process was smooth and good. If anyone is interest send me a…

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Dee2310
Aug 15, 2018 10:32 am

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Hey everyone, i just wanted to say that im so sorry to hear about what is going on with stage 2. I spoke with the council and one of the senior subdivision engineers told…

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Absta
Aug 15, 2018 10:06 am

15th August - Garage went in so at full lock up stage. Lower downpipes, painting and hopefully vanity delivery and potential install. 20th August - tiling wet areas…

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doosra
Aug 15, 2018 9:03 am

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Hi SGn3lly We had a feature wall missing in one bathroom, the feature wall tiles on the wrong wall in the ensuite as well as the remainder of the ensuite being done in a…

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Duke145
Aug 15, 2018 8:55 am

This is how your garage and portico should be finished Hope these help

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Drew01
Aug 15, 2018 8:26 am
Drew01

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Looking great K&D! So good seeing it all come together. Congratulations.

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SteveMc
Aug 15, 2018 8:23 am
SteveMc

No I did that myself. I took lots of photos before the gyprock went up on the ceiling and so I knew exactly where the joists were and managed to get this screen within 2mm…

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VistaDream
Aug 15, 2018 8:14 am

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Looking good....love how the front looks...what is PCI and is that handover or when you get the keys? https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?url=ht ... are_type=t

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excited_builders
Aug 15, 2018 6:48 am

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Can anyone please share what the kitchen selections appointment involves, what to take, what discussions you have etc? And if you’re doing a poly kitchen what colours…

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Jacks
Aug 15, 2018 6:35 am

Does bored piers stops slab heave?

Does bored piers stops slab heave?

Add to that poorly maintained neighbouring swimming pools and tree planting without understanding the possible ramifications.

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Mr. Sausage
Aug 15, 2018 12:31 am

Montgomery Homes - Upslope Block

Montgomery Homes - Upslope Block
NSW

Hi, I guess you have finished your build with Montgomery. How do you find them? Are you happy with the final product? Would you build with them again?

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Huggies
Aug 15, 2018 12:23 am
pEast
pEast
16 h

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Now the kids gonna like it - climbing up once they plaster on the side soon. So when is kitchen and vanities starting.

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pEast
Aug 15, 2018 12:13 am

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone
SA
1, 2, 3

Exciting times. :) Congratulations! Look forward to reading about your build progress.

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dunkintoo
Aug 14, 2018 11:27 pm

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

sorry ive been sesrching brighton again and realised i didnt see your reply. the proce per m2 spunds great :) thanks for taking the time to reply

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candiceb
Aug 14, 2018 9:44 pm
BB87
BB87
19 h

Has anyone built with Hotondo?

Has anyone built with Hotondo?
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi Happy Flower. I’m also having the same problemZ said they don’t do base prices as that’s never the cost of the build?! How am I suppose to compare if I don’t…

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BB87
Aug 14, 2018 9:03 pm
ratna
ratna
20 h

Building on Slope -right to left 1.25m- land - suggestions n

Building on Slope -right to left 1.25m- land - suggestions n

Decided to retain, but not sure which of the below retain option is best? a) If we cut on right side, and build retaining of 1.3m right, then whole house level is…

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ratna
Aug 14, 2018 8:12 pm
jcal
jcal
21 h

Stormwater Charged System Required?

Stormwater Charged System Required?

Thanks All, yes, my calcs are the same, does not seem to require a charged system. I have not been charged for the upgrade BTW, just don't see why it would be…

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jcal
Aug 14, 2018 6:55 pm

Is it me or is the slab very close to the fence? I'm hoping they pour dirt up to the height of the lowest horizontal? I'm not sure if I should bring in an independent…

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pandibabi
Aug 14, 2018 5:00 pm
pandibabi
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Monkey55
Aug 14, 2018 4:30 pm

Custom build Format Homes SA

Custom build Format Homes SA
SA

Master plans have been approved, footings report and variations received, and most of the selections appointments booked over the next few weeks. Yay for the fun part!!

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Monkey55
Aug 14, 2018 3:50 pm
shazaw
shazaw
Yesterday

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 39, 40, 41

Sandstone slab on top of bricks just like icing on the cake. :wink: Nice one. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Aug 14, 2018 1:57 pm
phantom18
phantom18
Yesterday

Mount Barker Thread

Mount Barker Thread
SA
1 ... 16, 17, 18

I am building in Bluestone, They have mains gas, just wondering do I have to sign up to a provider?

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phantom18
Aug 14, 2018 1:41 pm
mpricecs
mpricecs
Yesterday

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

· WEEK 11 - 6/8/2018 - Render and outside carpentry completed. Outside plumbing…

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mpricecs
Aug 14, 2018 12:52 pm
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aphsta
Aug 14, 2018 11:08 am
phantom18
phantom18
Yesterday

New Home Questions

New Home Questions
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi All, Do you have to do your storwater before the concrete paths around the house go down?

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phantom18
Aug 14, 2018 10:42 am
blackcat20
blackcat20
Yesterday

Building with Metricon in Sydney

Building with Metricon in Sydney
NSW

Drafting is where we got held up too supposedly, but I actually think it was with engineering which is a 3rd party. The CSCs are generally lovely but they really have…

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blackcat20
Aug 14, 2018 10:02 am
blackcat20
sandhyasahoo
sandhyasahoo
Yesterday

Champion Homes

Champion Homes
NSW

We did not have a good experience before the building process started, like with the paperwork, etc.. After we started building its been going good so far.. the site…

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sandhyasahoo
Aug 14, 2018 9:02 am
Choosy
Choosy
13 August

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters
WA
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Looking great, won't be long before you will be enjoying your pool.

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Choosy
Aug 13, 2018 11:50 pm
Choosy
Choosy
Choosy
13 August

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Thanks we are so glad that we did the sliding doors and fitout after handover. I have been making great progress with sewing the blockout curtains in between cleaning,…

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Choosy
Aug 13, 2018 11:44 pm
Choosy
Kollosche
Kollosche
13 August

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3

Week 12 I seem to be getting slacker and slacker now with posting as we are entering to mid to late stage of the build. I guess this is because…

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Kollosche
Aug 13, 2018 11:06 pm
thepeachyave
thepeachyave
13 August

Custom Home Build in Woodlea Estate

Custom Home Build in Woodlea Estate
VIC

Hi everyone I've just started my blog about my new custom home build in Woodlea. If you have any questions feel free to leave me a comment and I'd be happy to help :)

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thepeachyave
Aug 13, 2018 11:01 pm
Mish018
Mish018
13 August

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hi Bobby1. Yes it is Cameron R! It’s good to know we have a great SS. We have our first site visit Wednesday and looking forward to meeting him. We are only early in…

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Mish018
Aug 13, 2018 10:56 pm
Choosy
Choosy
13 August

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Your front landscaping is looking good against your facade.

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Choosy
Aug 13, 2018 10:54 pm
Choosy
Choosy
Choosy
13 August

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Congrats your home is looking great and the dogs look super comfy. Nice time to get the yard sorted with spring just around the corner.

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Choosy
Aug 13, 2018 10:38 pm
Choosy
shokel1975
shokel1975
13 August

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28
1, 2, 3

Thanks! Yes, it's quite challenging doing it interstate. We are currently looking for fencing contractors and when I called them, the most common thing they will tell me…

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shokel1975
Aug 13, 2018 10:29 pm
shokel1975
Kumar_r
Kumar_r
13 August

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread
VIC
1, 2

Thank you Shane for your prompt reply. i am sure i will have more questions Kind Regards, Kumar.

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Kumar_r
Aug 13, 2018 9:12 pm
Dily
Dily
13 August

GJ Gardner Springfield - Seeking Reviews

GJ Gardner Springfield - Seeking Reviews

Hi everyone, I have secured a lot in Springfield Rise at Spring Mountain- Highlands stage 2, and now been doing some research on builders, finding it very exciting but…

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Dily
Aug 13, 2018 9:09 pm

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